Candice Patton - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 25, 2020

Candice Patton
Profession: Actress
Best Known For: The Flash (TV series)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $2 million

Personal Details

Born on : June 24, 1985 (age 37)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Candice Kristina Patton
Birth Place: Jackson, Mississippi, USA
Horoscope: Cancer
Father's Name: Paul Patton
Mother's Name: Arianna Jackson
Siblings: 1

Adrian Patton (older brother)

University: Southern Methodist University
Ethnicity: Biracial (African-American, Caucasian)
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single

Body Measurements

Height: 1.63 meter (5 feet 4 inch)
Weight: 57 kg (125.66 lb)
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Black
Shoe Size: 8 US
Dress Size: 4 US
Breast Size: 34 inch
Waist Size: 25 inch
Hip Size: 35 inch
Bra Size: 34
Cup Size: B

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Who is Candice Patton?

Candice Patton is an actress by profession and American by nationality. She is best known for portraying Iris West in The CW TV series The Flash and as Tori in The Game.

Candice Patton – Age, Parents, Siblings

Candice Patton’s birth took place on June 24, 1985, in Jackson, Mississippi, USA. She was born as Candice Kristina Patton to African-American father Paul Patton and Caucasian mother Arianna Jackson. She is not the only child of her parents and has a sibling, a brother named Adrian Patton.

When Candice Patton was just 5 years old, her parents separated. After their parents divorced her mother moved her and brother to Plano, Texas where they were raised.

young Candice Patton with her parents (Image: Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

After graduating from high school she went on to study at Southern Methodist University in Dallas. From there she graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Theatre. Her ethnicity is African-American, Caucasian.

Candice Patton – Boyfriend, Husband, Children, Divorce

Although the actress has been in the entertainment business for years, she has chosen to keep her personal life private. Not much has been known about her previous boyfriends. 

Currently, she is single, sans husband and children. As she has never been married, divorce is out of context. However, in December 2019 Patton was accused of having an affair with married athlete JR Smith.

Also read: Natalie Dreyfuss - Actress 

Candice Patton – Career

Early Career

Being born to a family of performers she became interested in acting since her childhood days. As a school student, Candice Patton performed as a cheerleader and focused on theatre. While studying at Southern Methodist University she competed in CBS' Soap Star Screen Test.

Candice Patton went on to win the competition and landed a role in The Young and the Restless (2004-2005). This was followed by roles in TV series The Bold and the Beautiful (2007), Entourage (2009), Days of Our Lives (2008-2009), One Tree Hill (2010), etc.


In 2013 Candice Patton landed a recurring role in The Game as Tori. The next year she landed her breakthrough role of The Flash (2014) as Iris West.

Since then Patton has starred in films The Craigslist Killer (2011), Commander and Chief (2012), The Guest (2014) and on web TV series Sorority Forever (2008), Con Man (2015), etc.

Candice Patton as Iris West in The Flash (Image: TV Guide)

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Candice Patton’s fellow The Flash co-stars are Tom Cavanagh, Grant Gustin, Danielle Panabaker, Carlos Valdes, etc.

Candice Patton – Awards, Nominations

Candice Patton has been nominated for around 12 awards including Teen Choice Awards (2015, 2016, 2017,  2018, 2019), Saturn Awards (2017, 2018, 2019). In 2017 he won Saturn Awards’ Best Supporting Actress on Television. 

Candice Patton – Net Worth, Salary

Her net worth has been estimated to be around $2 million while the figure on her annual salary has not been revealed to the public.

Candice Patton – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media, Candice Patton is active on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram with several hundred thousand followers.

Also read: Andrea Brooks - Actress of Supergirl, When Calls the Heart 

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