Candice LeRae - Updated Jul 2024

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Candice LeRae

Candice LeRae is an American professional wrestler and is famous for her time in WWE. Candice LeRae is a former NXT Women’s Tag Team Champion and was a member of The Way. She is famous for being the wife of Johnny Gargano who is also an American professional wrestler and the couple is known as the power couple in wrestling.

Early Life and Childhood

Candice LeRae was born on September 29, 1985, in Riverside, California, USA, and her age is 38 years old as of the year 2024. Her birth name is Candice Dawson.

Candice LeRae’s parent’s information is not available and their profession is also a mystery. Similarly, she has brothers but their names are also unknown. Her parents have also adopted her one brother but his name is also not available.

Candice grew up watching professional wrestling with her two brothers and developed an interest in the sport. Similarly, LeRae has many male cousins in addition to her two brothers, and she was frequently the only girl when they played sports together.

Candice LeRae is known to be an American by nationality and belongs to the Christian religion,  and her zodiac sign is Libra.

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Caption: Candice LeRae with her brother. Source: Instagram

Candice LeRae – Education

Talking about Candice LeRae’s formal education, Candice LeRae grew up in Riverside, California, and might have done her schooling at a local school in Riverside, California.

Candice might have attended and graduated from high school and college in the United States before beginning her wrestling career.

Relationship Status

Candice married fellow professional wrestler Johnny Gargano on September 16, 2016, at Disneyland. They were featured in a short documentary about the dynamics of their wrestling couple.

The couple announced that LeRae was expecting their first child on August 12, 2021. Their child, Quill Gargano, was born on February 17, 2022.

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Caption: Candice LeRae on her wedding day with her husband and family. Source: Instagram

Career and Professional Life

Candice LeRae debuted in professional wrestling in 2002, working for the Empire Wrestling Federation (EWF) until 2006. In the years since, LeRae has competed in numerous independent promotions, including Combat Zone Wrestling (CZW), Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA), Shimmer Women Athletes, DDT Pro-Wrestling, and Pro Wrestling Guerrilla (PWG), where she is one-time PWG World Tag Team Champion, making her the promotion’s only female title holder. Among her other titles were the Ironman Heavyweight Championship and the FWE Women’s Championship.

LeRae signed with WWE in early 2018 after competing in the inaugural Mae Young Classic in 2017 and debuted for the NXT brand, where she became involved in her husband Johnny Gargano’s feuds before becoming a singles competitor. In 2020, LeRae joined Gargano, Indi Hartwell, and Austin Theory to form the villainous faction The Way, which lasted until the following year before disbanding. She remained on the company’s payroll until May 2022.

Candice LeRae

Caption: Candice LeRae with his husband and friend. Source: Instagram

Candice LeRae – Brand Endorsements

Candice LeRae has not yet endorsed any product also, she has not promoted anything, and has not been seen in any brand collaborations. We may see Candice associated with some brands and supporting their products in the coming days. Similarly, there is no information available about whether or not Candice has worked with other brands.

Awards and Nomination

Candice LeRae has won the AWS Women’s World Championship two times in a row. Similarly, she has also won the Ironman Heavymetalweight Championship, the FWE Women’s Championship, the FSP Tag Team Championship, the PWG World Tag Team Championship, and the NXT Women’s Tag Team Championship.

Net Worth 2024

Shes net worth is estimated to be around $3 million. In addition, WWE pays her a salary of around $200,000 per year. Candice’s main source of income is wrestling.


She has not been linked to any rumors or controversies that could jeopardize her career. Similarly, Candice also avoids engaging in contentious behavior or situations that could harm her reputation.

Social Media

Candice is very popular on social media and her fans love her for the positive influence she has on them. She is very active on Instagram, where she likes to post snaps latest photoshoots with her lovely family and wrestling friends.

She has 300k followers on Instagram and owns an account @candicelerae. Her Twitter handle is @CandiceLeRae followed by 252.2k followers. Besides that, Candice LeRae is not available on Facebook.

Body Measurements

She stands at a height of 5 feet 2 inches tall and weighs 50 kilograms but her exact body measurements are not available.

She has beautiful light purple hair color and grey eyes but her dress size and shoe size are not available. Overall she has a flattering athletic body.