Christopher Candy Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 21 Oct, 2020
Facts of Christopher Candy
Birth Nation: Canada
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Birth Name Christopher M. Candy
Father John Candy
Mother Rosemary Margaret Hobor
Nationality Canadian
Birth Place/City Toronto, Ontario
Ethnicity Mixed
Profession Actor, Director, Writer
Net Worth $11 million
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Light brown
Face Color Fair
Girlfriend No
Married No
Children No
Online Presence Instagram, Twitter
Movies Bar America (2014), Tomato Soup (2015) and Six Feet Apart (2020)
TV Show  Living the Dream (2014), Where's This Party? (2014), Rosewood (2017), The Wedding Planners (2020)
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Christopher Candy, a Canadian actor who caught TV attention through appearances in Camp Candy (1990- 1992), is the son of late actor John Candy. Ever since his professional career journey since the 90s, Candy has starred in a notable role in the films: Bar America (2014), Tomato Soup (2015), and Six Feet Apart (2020). Having made debut as a director & writer in an episode of the TV series Where's This Party?, he further showcases his behind the camera skills in short films: Chowchilla (2019) and To the Stones (2020).

What Is Christopher Candy's Age and Height?

Christopher M. Candy was born on September 23, 1984, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. As of October 2020, Candy is 36 years old and has a height of 5 feet 8 inches ( 176 cm). A Canadian by nationality, the actor, is of mixed ethnicity.

CAPTION: Christopher Candy and his late father John Candy SOURCE: CBC Radio

His father, John Candy, a late actor, had  English, Polish, Scottish and Ukrainian ancestry, while his mother, Rosemary Margaret Hobor, is of Chinese descent. Christopher has an older sister Jennifer Candy, a Canadian actor and producer.

Works In TV Series and Films- Acting Career Journey

Raised in a family of an acting portfolio, Christopher Candy took an interest in acting at a young age. By the age of 6, Candy made his acting debut in 1990 in the TV series Camp Candy (1990-1992, 7 episodes). It later followed his appearance in an episode of Bobby's World (1995).

Thereafter, Chris went on an 18-year hiatus from on-screen appearance, having trained theater schools like Groundlings and Second City to sharpen his acting prominence. However, he had a one-episode appearance in the TV series Clark and Michael (2007).

Ever since 2013, when Candy made his feature film debut with Contracted, he is actively working on TV series and films. After that, he guest-starred in many TV series such as Living the Dream (2014), Where's This Party? (2014), Murder in the First  (2015), Rosewood (2017), Two Minutes to Midnight (2018) & most recently in The Wedding Planners (2020). 

CAPTION: Canadian actor Chris Candy SOURCE: IMDB

Over the years, the Canadian actor has worked with many acting figures like Michael SeaterMorris ChestnutJaina Lee OrtizGabrielle Dennis, and others.

Some of his film credits include over these years include Bar America (2014), Tomato Soup (2015), In a Relationship (2018), and Six Feet Apart (2020), along with short-films: Nice Place (2019), Chowchilla (2019), and To the Stones (2020).

What Is Candy Currently Doing?

Aside from on-screen projects, Chris Candy makes himself busy with theater works as well; he currently performs with Second City Hollywood. Moreover, the co-creator & host of an interview podcast, Bumper 2 Bumper, Candy, runs the weekly music program Neuz Pollution for KXLU 88.9.

Net Worth and Earnings In 2020

Turned professional in 1990, Christopher has a total of 25 acting credits in 2020, that excludes his theater's works. Along with his earnings from his acting career, he collected a notable sum through the inheritance of his father John Candy's fortune; had $15 million net worth at the time of death in 1994.

Online sources claim that Chris Candy owns $11 million net worth in October 2020 & earns a 6-digit figure per year. Furthermore, his career as a host of programs aids his income.

Relationship Status: Married or Dating?

The Tomato Soup actor has barely opened up about his relationships all these years despite being in the limelight since the 90s. It seems Chris has caught up quite well with media & has put curtains over his love life. He is yet to be married officially or has any reports on his wife or girlfriend yet.

At the moment, he is not dating anyone & is allegedly single. On his Instagram (@chriscandy4ever) with over 4.1K followers and Twitter (@Chris Candy) with 9.8K followers, Candy flaunts his project works & his love for traveling. Merely any of the posts are related to his dating life.

The Candian-born actor currently resides in Los Angeles.

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