Following in her older brother’s footsteps, Candace Cameron-Bure threw herself into the entertainment industry and subsequently shot to fame after her main roles as D.J. Tanner on TV family sitcom Full House which she reprised as D.J. Tanner-Fuller on Fuller House.
While she began her career by acting in various commercials, Candace has proven her prowess as an American actress, producer, author and talk show panellist. Currently, Who’s the Boss?, Growing Pains, Some kind of Wonderful, Punchline, Boy Meets World, Make it or Break it and much more are some of the works she’s renowned for. Indeed, she is a woman of many talents.
Candace Cameron-Bure’s Bio (Age, Career)
The actress was born on April 6, 1976, in Panorama City, California to a talent agent and sister to actor Kirk Cameron.
Her professional career started at the age of 11 when she landed the role of D.J. Tanner on Full House. The hit series lasted for eight seasons with 192 episodes and finally came to an end in 1995 with Candace maintaining her position as a member of the ensemble cast during the entire run.
While filming for the aforementioned series, Candace also featured in a number of made-for-TV movies including No One Would Tell, She Cried No, NightScream as well as Camp Cucamonga and made her debut for the big screen with the feature film Punchline. She hosted the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards with Dave Coulier and David Faustino in 1990, a role which she reprised in 1994, making her the first person to host the awards twice or more.
Candace Cameron-Bure also guest starred on television series Cybill and Boy Meets World and in 1996. However, she took a break from television and film to devote her time to her family after having three kids. Notwithstanding, she didn’t entirely rest on her oars as she continued to appear in movies and shows in the 2000s. She appeared as an interviewee on I Love 80s and I Love the 80s Strikes Back and co-hosted 50 Cutest Child Stars: All Grown Up on the E! Network. She also got roles in the television series That’s So Raven, The Wager as well as television film Moonlight and Mistletoe for the Hallmark Channel in 2008. She later made her comeback to mainstream acting with the television series Make It or Break It which ended in 2012.
In 2015 Candace announced that she would reprise her role as D.J. Tanner in the 2016 Netflix spinoff Fuller House, only this time, her character would be renamed D.J. Tanner-Fuller. She also participated on Dancing with the Stars and ended up second on the first week’s leaderboard.
Apparently, TV is not her only forte as Candace has three books to her name; Reshaping It All: Motivation for Physical and Spiritual Fitness, Balancing It All: My Story of Juggling Priorities and Purpose and Dancing Through Life: Steps of Courage and Conviction. One of the books turned out to be aNew York Times bestseller.
Through her roles on the Full House as well as other hit series and movies, Candace has amassed for herself an estimated net worth of $12 million.
Candace Cameron-Bure’s Husband, Kids, Family
The actress married Russian NHL hockey player Valeri Bure in 1996 and their relationship can be described as stable. They first met at a charity hockey game where she was introduced to him by her Full House co-star Dave Coulier. The chemistry worked well between them and soon, they walked down the aisle on June 22, 1996. Their union is blessed with three children – a daughter Natasha born in 1998 and two sons Lev born in 2000 and Maksim born in 2002.
Candace is daughter to Robert Cameron and Barbara Cameron. She has three siblings named Kirk (an actor), Melissa and Bridgette Cameron.
Other Interesting facts about Candace
- Her full name is Candance Helaine Cameron-Bure.
- She participated in Dancing with the Stars and didn’t do badly.
- She has admitted to using Botox.
- Candace once struggled with bulimia.
- She had her first kiss when she was thirteen.
- She has Scottish, English, German and Dutch ancestry.
Height and Other Body Statistics
Height: 1.57 m – 5ft 2″
Weight: 51 Kg
Bra Size: 32B
Feet Size: 6.5