Candace Cameron Bure is an actress, producer, talk show panelist, and author who began her career in 1982. Her career has now spanned five decades, and she continues to be successful in various fields. As the result of her career success, Candace Cameron Bure’s net worth is estimated at $14 million. Here is how the actress accrued her wealth.
Her Early Life
Candace Cameron Bure was born in Panorama City, Los Angeles, on April 6, 1976. She showed talent as a performer as a child and began her career as a child actress. Some of the series in which she had a small role as a child include ‘St. Elsewhere,’ ‘Who’s the Boss?’, ‘Punky Brewster,’ and ‘Some Kind of Wonderful.
Candace Cameron Bure’s Acting Career
Bure’s career took off when she landed the role of D.J. Tanner in the sitcom ‘Full House’ in 1987, and it is for playing this role that she is still most famous. She continued to portray D.J. Tanner until 1995 when the long-running series came to an end. The series is about a widower raising his three daughters with the help of his friends and extended family. The actress also took on several other roles during her time appearing in ‘Full House,’ including appearing in several made-for-television films. Some of these were ‘She Cried No.’ ‘No One Would Tell,’ ‘Camp Cucamonga,’ and ‘NightScream.’ Bure also had a small role in the 1988 film ‘Punchline,’ which starred Sally Field and Tom Hanks.
During the early 90s, Bure twice co-hosted the ‘Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards.’ The first time was in 1990, and the second was in 1994. After ‘Full house,’ Bure made guest appearances on ‘Boy Meets World’ and ‘Cybill.’ In the second half of the 90s, Bure decided to step out of the limelight and to take a break from her acting career. Her decision was based on her desire to spend more time with her children and family. She did not appear again on television until the early 2000s when she had small roles in an episode of ‘Twice in a Lifetime’ and as an interviewee on ‘I Love the 80s’ and ‘I Love the 80s Strikes back.’
During the second half of the 2000s, she made a bigger return to the entertainment industry. Notably, she guest-starred in the sitcom ‘that’s So Raven’ in 2007. She then co-starred in ‘The Wager’ alongside Randy Travis a year later. In the same year, she co-starred in the Hallmark Channel television movie ‘Moonlight and Mistletoe’ with Tom Arnold. Shortly afterward, Bure was cast in ‘Make It or Break It,’ and she made a return to working on a television series. She appeared in the comedy-drama series from 2009 until the series ended in 2012.
Bure’s career took a different turn in 2014 when she became a contestant in the 18th season of ‘Dancing with the Stars.’ She was partnered with professional dancer Mark Ballas, and the couple made it to the finals of the competition. However, they finished in the third position in the series, which Meryl Davis won. A year later, it was revealed that Netflix was making a ‘Full House’ spin-off called ‘Fuller House’ that would be available for streaming from 2016. It was also announced that Bure would reprise her role as D.J. Tanner in the new series. At the same time, Bure became the co-host of the talk show ‘The View.’ She was a co-host on the talk show for two seasons before deciding to leave to focus on her commitment to ‘Fuller House,’ in which she still co-stars, and she has also directed three episodes of the series.
Other than appearing in ‘Fuller House,’ Candace Cameron Bure has spent the last few years focusing on appearing in and producing television films for the Hallmark channel. She plays the titular character in the Aurora Teagarden series of films and has also appeared in several other Hallmark Channel films. She has also produced several one-off specials for the channel. As an experienced host, Candace Cameron Bure was asked to host the 26th annual Movieguard Awards. She was joined as a host by her daughter Natasha, who has appeared as a contestant on ‘The Voice.’ Bure’s most recent television role was appearing as herself in an episode of ‘Nickelodeon’s Unfiltered.’
Her Career as an Author
In addition to her career in television, Candace Cameron Bure also has a career as an author. So far, she has written four books. She published her first book, ‘Reshaping It All: Motivation for Physical and Spiritual Fitness,’ in 2011. Three years later, she published ‘Balancing It All: My Story of Juggling Priorities and Purpose.’ Bure then published ‘Dancing Through Life: Steps of Courage and Conviction’ in 2015, and she has said that this book is more revealing about her personal life than her first two books. Finally, Candace Cameron Bure's book ‘Kind Is the New Classy: The Power of Living Graciously’ was published in 2018. It is intended as a practical guide to help people remain centered in life, and it is based on her own experiences.
Candace Cameron Bure’s Net Worth
According to Wide Open Country, Candace Cameron Bure’s Net Worth is $14million. Although she has predominantly made her money through her acting career, she has also made money as a producer, an author, and as a talk show panelist.
Her Personal Life
Candace Cameron Bure is married to Russian NHL hockey player Valeri Bure. They met at a charity hockey game and were introduced by Dave Coulier, Bure’s co-star from ‘Full House,’ and the couple wed in 1996. The couple has a daughter and two sons together. The actress has said that her Christian faith is what has made her marriage so strong. Bure’s brother-in-law, Pavel Bure, is inducted into the hockey hall of fame.
Written by Allen Lee
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