Carrie comes from a long line of famous Hollywood personalities. She is the daughter of Christopher and Cindy Mitchum and the granddaughter of Robert and Dorothy Mitchum. Her brother, Bentley Mitchum, is also an actor. She is the niece of Jim and Petrine Mitchum and the great-niece of John and Julie Mitchum. She is the aunt of actress Alexanne Mitchum. From 1993 to 1997, Carrie was married to actor Casper Van Dien (although they separated in 1996). They share two children, a son Casper Robert Mitchum Van Dien (b. 09/23/93) and a daughter Caroline Dorothy Grace Van Dien (b. 10/15/96), who live with their father.