Candace Cameron Bure - Biography

Last Modified: Sep 1, 2022

Candace Cameron Bure
Nick Name: Candy
Profession: Actress, Producer, TV host, Author
Best Known For: Full House, Fuller House (TV series)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $14 million

Personal Details

Born on : April 6, 1976 (age 47)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Candace Helaine Cameron
Birth Place: Panorama City, Los Angeles, California, USA
Horoscope: Aries
Father's Name: Robert Cameron
Mother's Name: Barbara Cameron
Siblings: 3

Kirk Cameron (older brother)
Bridgette Cameron (older sister)
Melissa Cameron (older sister)

High School: Chatsworth High School in Chatsworth
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (Scottish, English, German, Dutch)
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Married Date: June 22, 1996
Husband's Name: Valeri Bure
Children: 3

Natasha Bure (daughter)
Lev Valerievich Bure (son)
Maksim Valerievich Bure (son)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.57 meter (5 feet 2 inch)
Weight: 51 kg (112.44 lb)
Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: Blue
Shoe Size: 6.5 US
Dress Size: 6 US
Breast Size: 34 inch
Waist Size: 26 inch
Hip Size: 35 inch
Bra Size: 34
Cup Size: B

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Who is Candace Cameron Bure?

Candace Cameron Bure was only around 11 years old when she was cast in the hit sitcom Full House. After growing up on camera, she took some time off to focus on her family life and marriage. 

Now with the spin-off series Fuller House, she is back with her role. What changes could we see in her life after all these years?

Candace Cameron Bure – Age, Parents, Siblings

Candace Cameron Bure was born on April 6, 1976, in Panorama City, Los Angeles, California, United States. Her full name/birth name is Candace Helaine Cameron. Her mother’s name is Barbara Cameron, an actress, and her father’s name is Robert Cameron, a teacher, and an actor. 

She is not the only child of her parents and has three siblings- older sisters Bridgette Cameron, Melissa Cameron, and an older brother Kirk Cameron. 

Source: Pinterest (young Candace Cameron Bure)

Education, Ethnicity

For her education, Cameron attended Nevada Avenue Elementary School before enrolling at Chatsworth High School in Chatsworth, California. From there she graduated in 1988.

Her ethnicity includes Scottish, English, German, and Dutch.

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Candace Cameron Bure – Boyfriend, Husband, Children, Divorce

Candace Cameron Bure met Russian NHL hockey player Valeri Bure during a charity hockey game. They were introduced by her Full House co-star Dave Coulier. Bure and Cameron soon started dating.

After romantic dates and steamy getaways, Cameron married her boyfriend on Valeri Bure on June 22, 1996, at the age of 20. After the wedding, Valeri Bure sent an autographed hockey stick with the message, "Dear Dave, thank you for Candace."

The married couple has three children together. Their daughter Natasha Bure was born on August 15, 1998. While their sons Lev Valerievich Bure and Maksim Valerievich Bure were born on February 20, 2000, and January 20, 2002, respectively.

As of 2018, Candace Cameron Bure and Valeri Bure are happily married with no signs of extramarital affairs or divorce. She believes that her strong Christian faith is the binding force in her marriage.

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Source: Pens & Patron (Candace Cameron Bure, Valeri Bure, and their children)

Candace Cameron Bure – Career

Early  Days

Candace Cameron Bure decided to follow her older brother Kirk Cameron’s and mother’s footsteps in acting. Her first steps in acting were in a few numbers of TV commercials. Soon after, she had guest roles in shows including St. Elsewhere, Growing Pains, Who's the Boss?,  Punky Brewster (1985), Some Kind of Wonderful (1987).

The course of Cameron’s career changed when she was cast as Donna Jo "D.J." Tanner in the sitcom Full House in the year 1987. The series was a massive success which catapulted her acting career. She was a cast member of the series until it ended in 1995.

Source: Time Magazine (Candace Cameron Bure with Full House co-star Scott Weinger)

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Films, Series

After 1995, she made appearances in Boy Meets WorldCybillI Love the '80sI Love the '80s Strikes BackCamp Cucamonga (1990), No One Would Tell (1996), She Cried No (1996), That's So Raven (2007), The WagerMoonlight and Mistletoe (2008), Make It or Break It (2009-2012)

Candace Cameron Bure has also co-hosted 50 Cutest Child Stars: All Grown Up on the E! network,  Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards (1990, 1994), and The View. In 2014, she participated in season 18 of Dancing with the Stars. She was paired up with professional dancer Mark Ballas, finishing in third place.

In 2015, Candace Cameron Bure reprised her role as Donna Jo "D.J." Tanner in the Full House spin-off series Fuller House.

Source: Instagram (Candace Cameron Bure with Fuller House co-stars Andrea Barber, Jodie Sweetin, Juan Pablo Di Pace)


Other cast members of Fuller House are Bob Saget, Lori Loughlin, Soni Nicole Bringas, Michael Campion, Elias Harger, Ashley Liao, John Brotherton, Hal Sparks while John Stamos makes guest appearances.


Candace Cameron Bure has four books under her name. Reshaping It All: Motivation for Physical and Spiritual Fitness (January 2011), Balancing It All: My Story of Juggling Priorities and Purpose (January 2014), Dancing Through Life: Steps of Courage and Conviction ( August 2015), Kind is the New Classy: The Power of Living Graciously (April 2018).

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Candace Cameron Bure – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of Cameron Bure is estimated at around $14 million while the figure on her annual salary is unknown.

Candace Cameron Bure – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media sites including Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, Candace Cameron Bure is followed by over a million followers and counting.

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