Quick facts
Birth date 6 Apr, 1976
Age 43 yrs
Occupations Actor
Film producer
Television actor
Film actor
Citizenship United States of America
Birth place Panorama City
Education Chatsworth High School
Gender Female
Description Actress, producer
Spouse Valeri Bure[ M. 1996]

Candace Cameron is famous in the movie industry by her profession of being an actress which has worked on many established projects. She is also a talk show judge along with being a producer and an acclaimed author.

Personal Life

According to her biography, Candace Cameron took birth in the beautiful neighbourhood of Panorama City, which is situated in the city of Los Angeles, on the date 6th April 1976, with the name Candace Helaine Cameron given to her by her parents. She is an American national by birth for she was born in California. Her mother, Barbara Cameron, was a talent agent whereas her father, Robert Cameron, worked in the fitness sector.

She was brought up along with her siblings, Kirk, Bridgette, and Melissa Cameron and her eldest brother, Kirk, grew up to be an actor and acted as an inspiration for her. She completed her high school at the ‘Chatsworth High School’. She married the great National Hockey League hockey player, Valeri Bure in the June of 1996, after dating him for some time when they met each other at a charity hockey event sponsored by her show.

They have been spending a happily married life since then along with their one daughter, Natasha Bure, and two sons, Lev and Maksim Bure. Her daughter is a great singer and she participated in the 11th season of the series named “The Voice”. Candace is suffering from the ailment named bulimia nervosa when she was young and she believes herself to be a true Republican and Christian.


Candace Cameron started her career in the field of acting after getting inspired by her older brother, Kirk and she appeared initially in many commercials for big production companies. She then moved on to work short roles in various television shows and comedy sitcoms like “St. Elsewhere”, “Growing Pains”, “Punky Brewster” etc., which aired in the 1980s.

The most prominent breakthrough in her acting career occurred when she landed the role of Donna Jo (DJ) Tanner in the television sitcom named “Fuller House”, in the year 1987. She remained the part of the main cast of the show till 1995 until the show ended. She has also done some roles in various TV movies like “No One Would Tell” and “She Cried No”. After “Fuller House” ended, Cameron took a break from acting and she returned to continue with acting in the years of 2000. She regained her platform as an actress while working in television sitcoms and movies like “The Wager” and “Moonlight and Mistletoe”.

In 2009, she was cast in the television series “Make It or Break It”, which continued till 2012. She became a participant in the 18th season of the reality show “Dancing with the Stars” and she won the third place in that competition. Candace was approached by Netflix to star in the spin-off series of “Fuller House” and she agreed to play the role of DJ Tanner again till its season 2. She has even been a co-host for the show named “The View” for 2 seasons. Candace has tried her skill of writing by publishing books like “Dancing through Life” etc. Her net worth is estimated to be around 12 million US dollars.

Last Modified: Feb 25, 2020

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