Quick Facts of John Candy

  • Full NameJohn Candy
  • Net Worth$15 million
  • Date of Birth31 October, 1950
  • Marital Status Married
  • BirthplaceNewmarket, Canada
  • Ethnicity Mixed
  • ProfessionActor, Comedian
  • Nationality Canadian
  • Active Year1969-1994
  • SpouseRosemary Margaret Hobor (m. 1979–1994)
  • Education McMaster University
  • Children2
John Candy

Short Description of John Candy:

John Candy was a comedian and actor famous for his appearances on films like Stripes, Splash, Cool Runnings, The Great Outdoors, Spaceballs, Summer Rental, Home Alone, and Uncle Buck.

Apart from it, he was the member of the Toronto branch of the Second City and its related Second City Television series as well as on the onscreen performances as Del Griffith in the John Hughes comedy Planes, Trains, and Automobiles.

John Candy’s Early Life and education:

John Candy was born on October 31, 1950, in Newmarket, Canada to Sidney James Candy and Evangeline Candy. He had a Canadian nationality and holds the mixed ethnicity of English, Scottish descent, Polish and Ukrainian descent.

For his education, Candy was enrolled at Neil McNeil Catholic High School and then at the Centennial Community College to study journalism. Later John joined the McMaster University for higher education. He demised on March 4, 1994.

John Candy’s Career

John started his acting career in 1973 with a film Class of 44, followed by the film The Silent Partner. Throughout his career, John had appeared in several films and television series.

Some of John’s films are It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time, The Clown Murders, The Blues Brothers, National Lampoon’s Vacation, Sesame Street Presents Follow That Bird, Planes, The Rescuers Down Under, Boris, and Natasha: The Movie, Pocahontas and much more.

Similarly, John has appeared in television series like The ABC Afternoon Playbreak, The David Steinberg Show, King of Kensington, The Courage of Kavik, the Wolf Dog, The Dave Thomas Comedy Show, Hostage for a Day, The Magic 7 and so on.

John Candy’s Personal Life (Married & Wife)

John Candy was a married man. He was married to Rosemary Margaret Hobor. The duo tied the knot on 28 April 1979.

Well, his past wife, Rosemary is an actress and a television producer. She developed her father’s line as a part of her career. Moreover, Hobor has worked for several productions including Sam Has 7 Friends and Prom Queen.

They have two children, Jennifer Candy, and Christopher Candy. Apart from it, there was no news of his personal details.

John Candy’s Statistics

Regarding his physical features, there are no details on social sites.

John Candy’s Net Worth

Candy’s net worth was $15 million.

John Candy’s Death

John Candy departed from the world at the age of 43. He died on 4th March 1994. The reason for his demise was a heart attack.

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