Candiace Dillard was born on December 14, 1986, in Biloxi, Mississippi, USA. She grew up in Atlanta, Georgia, with her Air Force physician parents and siblings, Chris and Crystal. She has been married to Chris Bassett since August 11, 2018.
She currently is an actress and producer, known for The Cure, Water in a Broken Glass (2018) and We Go Deep (2021).
Candiace Dillard’s Net Worth is estimated at $4.5 Million
RHOP newbie Candiace is worth $4.5 million, according to Cheat Sheet. The former Miss United States once worked at the White House offices and on Barack Obama’s 2012 reelection campaign.
She’s also the CEO of a pageant consulting company, and the co-founder of the hair brand Prima Hair Collection and co-owns a company that offers private space for beauty professionals to conduct services called Chateau Salon Suites which has helped her earn her current net worth.
The actress Education and Early career
At an early age, Candiace learned what excellence looked like from observing her parents, who worked in different facets of the medical field.
A graduate of Howard University, she served a tenure in the White House Offices of Public Engagement and Intergovernmental Affairs, where she liaised between the White House and the African American community for President Barack Obama.
Candiace Dillard’s Pageant Life
She traded in her suit and heels for the campaign trail, where she served as a staffer for President Obama’s 2012 reelection campaign. In 2013, Candiace won the crown and title of Miss United States and hasn’t looked back since.
She has competed in the pageant industry for many years and holds top placements in the Sunburst, National American Miss, National Miss American Coed, Georgia Miss American Coed, Miss Maryland USA, Miss District of Columbia USA, and Miss United States pageant systems.
How Candiace Dillard and Chris Bassett Met
While working Chris Barrett, he met his friend turned wife, Candiace Dillard Bassett while making his rounds at work one day.
Remaining friends over several years, they fell in love after one long date and never looked back; tying the knot in August of 2018 at the Andrew Mellon Auditorium in Washington, DC.
Their lives took a drastically interesting turn in 2017 when Chris Barrett and Candiace Dillard joined the third season of Bravo TV’s The Real Housewives of Potomac.
Candiace Dillard as the feisty, fiery former Miss United States who wasn’t afraid to speak her mind, Chris Barrett as the even-keeled voice of reason whose sound advice would thwart many a reality TV crisis.
In the most recent episodes of the Real Housewives of Potomac, there was a physical fight between Candiace Dillard’s husband and Asley’s husband, Micheal which was reportedly caused when Micheal disrespected Candiace Dillard in front of his husband, Chris Barrett.
On this incident, Candiace Dillard tweeted.
“I just want to shout out my husband’s parents. Because they raised him right.”