Christopher Candy is a Canadian actor, comedian and writer best known for films such as Where is this party? (2014), contracted (2013), and To the stones (2020). He initially understood the media attention as the son of a veteran comedic actor John Candy.
Talking about his father John is a well-known Canadian artist who rose to fame after being a part of the SCTV (Second City Television) series. Likewise, he was further recognized for his appearance in the comedy films such as: Stripes (1981), Summer rental (1985), Uncle Buck (1989), and others. Growing up with his father’s admirable work, Christopher also chose his father’s footsteps and is in the spotlight for his work in films.
So let’s see what kind of movies he has made in his professional career. In addition to his profession, let’s take a closer look at every personal detail of John Candy’s son, Christopher Candy. Let’s start.
Christopher Candy Bio: His Age, Wiki and Early Life
Christopher was born ‘Christopher Michael’ to his mother Rosemary Margaret Hobor and his father John Candy On September 23, 1984, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He is 38 years of age from 2022. He was raised by his parents in the United States of America and at the age of 9 his father died unexpectedly so he grew up with his sister and mother.
He continued his education and completed his education at St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church, Los Angeles, California.
In addition, he belongs to a mixed race as his father is of English, Irish, Polish, Scottish and Ukrainian descent and his mother is of Chinese descent. So he is clearly Canadian, he has Canadian citizenship and also has American nationality.
Christopher Candy lost his father, John Candy at the age of 9
on 4th of March, 1994Christopher’s veteran father, John Candy died of a heart attack, of course suddenly and unexpectedly. According to Candy, he had talked to his father the night before the unfortunate incident. In this regard, he said,
“I was 9. It was a Friday. “I remember talking to him the night before he died and he said, ‘I love you and good night.’ And I will always remember that.”
At such a young age of 9 he lost his father figure which left him sedated for an extended period of time. He further revealed that he died as a result of a heart attack. he said,
We found out pretty quickly that it was a heart attack. I only remember saying ‘Why?’ because it makes no sense when you are so young.
Christopher has an older sister
He is a younger brother of his sister named Jennifer Candy who was born to February 3, 1980, in Toronto, Canada. His sister is also an actor and producer known for her work On Where is that party?, Liv and Maddieand in Vinoc.
From 2022Christopher’s sister Jennifer has already started a family and is married to a man named Bryan Sullivan. She also has a daughter Finely Candy Sullivan from her marriage relationship.
What does Christopher Candy do for a living?
As we said before, he is an actor, musician and comedian. So he is very involved in media work. He currently works as a host in Nose Pollution for KXLU 88.9, the weekly music program. Furthermore, Candy co-hosted his homemade podcast Bumper 2 Bumper and Never not run.
Apart from all these, he is also a writer and producer of series like Where is this party? To the stonesand chowchilla (co-writer alongside Guerrin Gardner). Moreover, he has also appeared in the TV Movie & Documentary The Gary Gold Storyand Biography respectively.
Christopher Candy has acted in TV shows and movies
In his professional career he has worked on several projects. As an actor, he first appeared as the character Bruce in 2007 TV series titled Clark and Michael. After 5 years he played the part of a random man in a 2013 movie called contracted. In the same year he played Phil in the short film Safe driver.
After his first projects, he later did several series and movies such as Bar America, Living the dream, Tomato soup, Show business, Zoom, Debbie, and many others. Lately, in 2022he made a short film Hillwalkers as head referee Chris.
He is also a voice artist
Before diving into acting, he started out as a voice artist. In fact, he gained fame after giving voice to an animated television series, Camp Candy. In this series he gave his voice in 12 episodes of the year 1990 until 1992.
Again, in 1995he volunteered as a voice artist for the character Bobby the Genius in the TV series Bobby’s World.
Christopher also does a vocal
He is a member of a band called Chotto Ghetto, a musical band from Los Angeles, California. The band has released several songs such as Everything hurts, Snake Bumby, sparkles, wild fireand several others.
In the album wildfire, he gave his vote. Likewise, his band has pages on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.
Does Christopher Candy have a business?
The answer is no. In Southern California, there is a company called Christopher Candy Company, which is a chocolate company, but this is not owned by the actor and writer Christopher.
Is Christopher Candy married? Who is his wife?
Speaking of his marital status, the actor does not appear to be married, but is single. No details about his marriage are available in the media. His social media account also says nothing about his married life.
Analyzing his social media contacts and various online gossip, we can say that he is neither married nor in a relationship yet. However, we cannot ignore the possibility. A 38 year old man could be in a relationship, counting on this we assume he might be having a romantic affair privately.
Canadian-born actor Christopher Candy is hugely active on Instagram under the username @chriscandy4ever with an introduction “I act and play music. Catch me on a flight.” He has 6,289 followers on his Instagram account.
Furthermore, he has a Twitter account under the username @ChrisCandy4u of 11.2k followers. According to his Twitter account, he currently lives in Los Angeles.
Christopher Candy’s net worth
Regarding his net worth, there has been a lot of misunderstanding, but the fact is that he has a net worth of $11 million. Considering his successful career as an actor, musician, comedian, writer and host, his wealth is quite obvious.
On the other hand, his veteran father had a fortune of $15 million at the time of his death.