Candice Patton Biography
- Age: 29 years old
- Birth Nation: United States of America
- Height: 5 Feet 4 Inch
- Birth Sign: Gemini
- Name: Candice Patton
- Birth Name: Candice Kristina Patton
- Mother: Arianna Jackson
- Nationality: American
- Birth Place/City: Jackson
- Ethnicity: Black
- Profession: Actress
- Eye Color: Dark Brown
- Hair Color: Dark Brown
- Body Measurements: 34-25-30 inch
- Weight in KG: 55 KG
- Boyfriend: Ricky Hilfiger
- Married to: Not Yet
- Education: Southern Methodist University
- Awards: Not Yet
- Movies: The Guest
- TV Show: The Flash 17
Candice Patton is an American actress. She is widely recognized for her role as Iris West in The CW television series The Flash. She is also known for recurring role in the BET television series, The Game.
Early Life and Education
Patton was born on June 24, 1988, in Jackson, Mississippi, U.S. An American by nationality, she belongs to black ethnicity and is a Christian born and bred. She has mixed parental ancestry o Europe and Africa.
Born as the second of two children; her mother Arianna Jackson was a female opera artist who played many musical dramas and theatres in her life. Her father Paul Patton was an engineer by profession but also an amazing musician.
Her parents, who met during one of such performances, quickly got acquainted and soon started dating. Before getting married in 1980, her mother already had the first child; Adrian who is also a theatre artist.
After Candice was born, her parents started to have relationship issues and when she was 5, they got divorced. She had contacts with her father however, and often went over to live with him for some days.
Her mother took the children to Texas where they were raised in a comparatively smaller place in Plano. Growing up with her brother, she attended the St. Pauls’ School in Plano and soon started to make her presence in drama and acting.
Her ability to portray roles with such fineness must have come from her parents as she impressed almost anyone. Thus, she also featured in some local TV shows and played in theatres in Texas as well.
Upon her graduation, she went to study at the Southern Methodist University, and completed her Bachelors level in Fine Arts; with Drama being her forte.
Not much information is disclosed about her relationship life, as she doesn't like to discuss her private life in public. It can be confirmed that she has not been married yet, but might be in a living relationship as she has been spotted in public holding hands several times.
Candice finished her college education at SMU and moved to Los Angeles shortly after. During her days in college, she was scouted by a group called The Young and the Restless for a Soap Star Contest. The contest, which was organized by CBS, approved her involvement and she flew out to Los Angeles and joined the cast and crew. It was her first major break.
She then went on to play in NBC’s The Game, where she played as a high school girl named Alice, who lived with her friends.
While she was doing that, she got another offer to work in NBC’s The Flash, where she had a comparatively smaller role. She also appeared in About a Boy after which she got her first break in a movie. In 2011, she played in The Craigslist Killer (2011).
Her recent film, The Guest which was released recently in 2014 saw her act in a different role than she used to play.
Net Worth and Social Media
She has gained notable success and fame, with her fan following rising much in Twitter. You can also read her biography in Wikipedia and IMDB and by 2015, her estimated net worth was about 1 million dollar.
- Last modified : 04 September, 2017
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