Kandyse McClure without the tiniest bit of doubt is a woman who has it all – loving parents, double nationality, a successful acting career, a fine husband, and millions of loving fans. The South African born Canadian actress rose to prominence as a result of her appearance in various television works in 2002. She played Sue Snell in Carrie, Elizabeth in Jeremiah, Julie in Mysterious Ways, Yvonne in L.A. Law: The Movie, and Annie Fisher in Dark Angel.
Since she became famous, a lot of questions have been asked about her love life, family, and other facts of her life. It only fair we provide answers to some of these questions.
Kandis McClure Bio
Kandyse McClure was born on March 22, 1980, in Durban, South Africa. She is of Canadian nationality and Cape coloured ethnicity. Growing up, she spent the majority of her childhood in South Africa before moving to Canada temporarily at the age of 11 but eventually returned at the age of 14. As regards her educational background, she had the major part of her secondary school education in South Africa before she relocated finally to Canada at the age of 17 with her going on to complete her secondary school education at the West Vancouver Secondary School.
Upon completion of her high school education in 1998, she had her sights set on attending medical school and eventually getting a college degree in medicine but everything changed after her mom urged her to audition for a short play titled Valley Song which was expected to be performed at the Vancouver film festival. She refused initially but eventually gave it a shot and ended up getting the role.
After the festival, she received a call from a certain movie agent which eventually led to her making her big screen debut in the 1999 American drama telefilm, In a Class of His Own. The following year, she featured in the Fox family television series Higher Ground in which she played the role of an African-American child adopted by white parents before going on to score a recurring role in the popular television series, Da Vinci’s Inquest. Her big break came in 2002 after she got cast to play the character of Snell in the remake of the 1976 film Carrie. As a result of her outstanding performance, she earned a nomination for Best Supporting Actress.
In 2004, while still basking in the success of her role in Carrie, she scored herself a major role on the Sci-Fi Channel’s hit series Battlestar Galactica in which she played the role of Anastasia Dee Dualla. She remained a regular on the series until its very last episode in 2009 with her winning the pea body award for excellence in 2005. That being said, she has gone all the way to feature in several other hit TV series and films such as Hemlock Grove, Broken Kingdom, Reaper, Smallville, Jake 2.0, and Just Be Yourself.
Her Net Worth
Over the years, the beautiful South African born Canadian actress has been able to amass a net worth of about $9 million and as expected, she earned most of that through her two-decade career as an actress. Kandyse Mcclure is fond of donating large sums of money to charity organizations and is also known to work closely with organizations striving to end poverty in third world countries.
Kandyse McClure’s Husband and Parents
Not much is known about the parents of Kandyse McClure except the fact that she was raised in South Africa by both parents and grandparent. In several interviews, she has acknowledged the contributions her parents made to her growth and development in life.
She is currently married to Cylenz who is a musician. Many were not aware of this until she made mention of it during an interview with News24 in 2015. This showed how good she is at keeping her private life far away from the media. As a result of her secrecy, it is not known if she has kids but one thing we sure know is this – she is crazily in love with Cylenz.
Kandyse McClure isn’t said to be beautiful just for the sake of it, she is really very pretty and confident. With a height of 5 feet 2 inches and a body weight of 50 Kg, she boasts of a stunning physique. Her chest, waist, and hips size are 34, 24, and 35 inches respectively. According to her, her most beautiful body feature is her brown wide set of eyes and honestly speaking, we can’t agree more.