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Candiace Dillard


Candiace Dillard is an American reality television star and businesswoman. Candiace Dillard is most known for her appearances on Bravo’s ‘Real Housewives of Potomac’.

Early Life and Childhood

Candiace Dillard was born on December 14, 1986, in Biloxi, Mississippi, United States of America. As of the year 2021, her age is 35 years old. She was born to Air Force doctors Walter Dillard (father) and Dorothy Dillard (mother). She grew raised in Atlanta, Georgia, alongside her two siblings, Chris and Crystal.

Similarly, she is of African-American ethnicity and maintains an American nationality. Her astrological sign is Sagittarius. Her religious beliefs, however, are unknown. In terms of schooling, she attended Howard University and earned a degree in Broadcast Journalism there.

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Caption: Candiace Dillard on her childhood photo as a Miss June 2022(Source: Instagram)

Candiace Dillard – Professional Life

She worked for President Barack Obama in the White House Offices of Public Engagement and Intergovernmental Affairs. There she acted as a liaison between the White House and the African American community. Moreover, she also worked as a worker for President Obama’s reelection campaign in 2012. She was crowned the Miss United States in 2013. Similarly, she had an appearance on Bravo’s ‘The Real Housewives of Potomac,’ which debuted on January 17, 2016.

Candice made her cinematic debut in 2018 as Dr. Nicole ‘Nikki’ in the film ‘Water In A Broken Glass.’ In 2014, she appeared as Victoria in season two of the online series ‘Pivot Point’. Moreover, she is the creator and CEO of  Pageant Consulting, as well as the co-founder and co-owner of Prima Hair Collection by Candiace Dillard and Chateau Salon Suites.

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Caption: Candiace Dillard on her single HeartBreak on Christmas poster (Source: Instagram)

Candiace Dillard – Net Worth 2023

She has amassed a sizable fortune as a reality television celebrity. She also makes a lot of money from her Pageant Consulting business. Moreover, she is also the co-founder and co-owner of Chateau Salon Suites and Prima Hair Collection by Candiace Dillard. She is predicted to have a net worth of $4.5 million as of now.

Candiace Dillard – Personal Life

She is married. Chris Bassett, a restaurateur, is her long-term lover. The pair met while working at the same restaurant in downtown Washington, D.C. The pair got engaged in May 2017 and married on August 11, 2018, at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, D.C. Moreover, they do not have any children together, although Chris Bassett has three from a previous marriage.

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Caption: Candiace Dillard with her partner (Source: Instagram)

Body Measurement

She, the former Miss United States, is a stunning woman with a thin figure. She stands 1.61m (5 feet and 3 inches) tall and weighs around 55kg (122 lbs.). Her physical measurements are 32-25-34 inches. She wears a size 6.5 shoes (US). She has gorgeous Dark Brown eyes and brown hair. Straight is her sexual orientation.

Social Media

Similarly, she is active on social media including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Likewise, she has gained more than 264k followers on Instagram under the username @candeegal09. She has gained more than 12k followers on Facebook under the username @realcandiacedillard. Moreover, she has gained more than 64k followers on Twitter under the username @candeegal.