Candace Cameron Bure Net Worth, Career, Biography, Facts, Age, Life Story

Candace Cameron Bure is an American actress, author and reality television star who has a net worth of $14 million. That is a combined net worth with her husband for more than 20 years, retired professional hockey player Valerie Bure. Cameron Bure is best known for starring as D.J. Tanner on the hit television show “Full House” as a child and later its reboot “Fuller House.”

Early Life

Candace Helaine Cameron was born on April 6, 1976 in Panorama City, Los Angeles. She is the younger sister of fellow actor Kirk Cameron and their parents are Robert and Barbara Cameron.


Before landing the part on “Full House,” Candace appeared in small roles in a series of television shows like Growing Pains (alongside big brother Kirk), Punky Brewster and St. Elsewhere. In 1987, she had a role as the youngest sister of Eric Stoltz in the teen comedy “Some Kind of Wonderful.”

Later that year, Bure began the most prominent role of her career when she was cast on the ensemble family sitcom “Full House” as Donna Jo “D.J.” Tanner, the oldest daughter of widower Danny Tanner, played by Bob Saget. Full House originally ran from September 22 1987 to May 23, 1995. During its run, the show aired 192 episodes over 8 seasons and is still a staple of syndicated television today, more than 20 years since it ended. While on “Full House”, Candace was featured in many made-for-TV movies such as: “No One Would Tell,” “She Cried No,” “NightScream,” and “Camp Cucamonga.” She also starred in an episode of “Bill Nye the Science Guy” and also appeared alongside Tom Hanks and Sally Field in the feature film “Punchline.” In 1990, Bure hosted the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards with her “Full House” co-star Dave Coulier, and again in 1994 with Joey Lawrence, becoming the first person to host twice.

After Full House ended, Candace continued to appear in movies and television shows. She guest-starred on shows like “Cybill” and “Boy Meets World.” After she had children she took a self-imposed hiatus from acting to devote her time to her family and children. In 2007, she guest-starred on “That’s So Raven”, and the next year appeared in “The Wager” with Randy Travis. In 2008, Bure began appearing in Hallmark movies, starting with “Moonlight and Mistletoe” co-starring Tom Arnold.

She also launched a publishing career. To date, Candace has written three books. Her first book “Reshaping It All: Motivation for Physical and Spiritual Fitness” was a New York Times bestseller. Her second book “Balancing It All: My Story of Juggling Priorities and Purpose” was released in January 2014. Bure also authored the book “Dancing Through Life: Steps of Courage and Conviction”, in 2015. Candace starred as Summer Van Horne on the television series Make It or Break It from 2009 to 2012. In 2014 she finished third place as a contestant on the reality TV series “Dancing With the Stars.” Her professional partner was Mark Ballas. They ultimately ended behind Amy Purdy and Meryl Davis. She was a co-host on The View from 2015 to 2016, when she left due to commitments with “Fuller House” and Hallmark Channel projects. Beginning in 2016, she began starring in the “Aurora Teagarden” mystery series for Hallmark, based on the book series written by Charlaine Harris. Cameron Bure has appeared in over a dozen “Aurora Teagarden” TV movies.

Starting in 2016 she starred as D.J. Tanner-Fuller on the series Fuller House, the reboot of “Full House.” Bure had won a Kids’ Choice Award for Full House in 1994 and finally won more awards in 2016 and 2017 when she won Teen Choice Awards for Choice TV Actress: Comedy for “Fuller House.” In March 2016, “Fuller House” was renewed for a second season. It was renewed three more times and their fifth and final season concluded on June 2, 2020.

On top of her acting career, Bure is also an executive producer. In 2017 she produced “Switched for Christmas,” and in 2018 produced a one-hour special called “Christmas in America.” She and her daughter Natasha served as co-hosts of the 26th annual Movieguide Awards for Hallmark on February 8, 2019.

Personal Life

Candace has been married to Russian professional hockey player Valerie Bure since 1996. Valerie earned around $22.5 million in salary before taxes during his career in the NHL. They met at a charity hockey game run by her Full House co-star Dave Coulier. Today Valerie and Candace have three children together, a daughter and two sons. Her daughter Natasha Bure competed in season 11 of “The Voice” at age 18. After he retired from hockey, Valeri and Candace briefly opened a restaurant together in Pembroke Pines, Florida. They also launched a winery with some friends called Bure Family Wines.

Bure is an outspoken conservative Republican and a Christian. She became a Christian at the age of 12 and credits her faith as the binding force in her marriage. She is a supporter of Compassion International and the Bure family sponsors three children through the charity.

Candace Cameron Real Estate

In September 2001 Candace and Valerie spent $1.377 million for a home in Plantation, Florida. They lived there while he was playing for the Florida Panthers. They sold the house in 2015 for $1.455 million. Around the same time as the Florida sale, they spent $2.355 million on a home in Malibu, California. In 2012 they purchased a two-acre rural home in St. Helena, California.

Net Worth:$14 Million
Date of Birth:Apr 6, 1976 (46 years old)
Height:5 ft 1 in (1.57 m)
Profession:Actor, Author, Film Producer, Child Actor
Nationality:United States of America