Candice King - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 14, 2022

Candice King
Profession: Actress, Singer, Songwriter
Best Known For: The Vampire Diaries (TV series)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $4 million

Personal Details

Born on : May 13, 1987 (age 36)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Candice Rene Accola
Birth Place: Houston, Texas, USA
Horoscope: Taurus
Father's Name: Kevin Accola
Mother's Name: Carolyn Accola
Siblings: 1

Thomas Accola (younger brother)

High School: Lake Highland Preparatory School
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (Norwegian, English, French, Swiss-Romansh)
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married

Joe King (2014-2022)

Children: 2

Florence May King (daughter)
Josephine June King (daughter)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.73 meter (5 feet 8 inch)
Weight: 57 kg (125.66 lb)
Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: Blue
Shoe Size: 6 US
Dress Size: 4 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 Candice King?

Candice King is an actress, singer, and songwriter by profession and American by nationality. She is best known for portraying Caroline Forbes in The Vampire Diaries and in its spin-off The Originals.

Candice King – Age, Parents, Siblings

Candice King’s birth name is Candice Rene Accola. Her birthplace is Houston, Texas, USA and her birthday falls on May 13, 1987. Her father Kevin Accola worked as a cardiothoracic surgeon while her mother Carolyn Accola, became a homemaker, having worked as an environmental engineer before. Her parents raised her in Edgewood, Florida alongside her younger brother Thomas Accola.

young Candice King with her family (Image: Pinterest)

Education, Ethnicity

For education, Candice King attended Lake Highland Preparatory School.

Her ethnicity includes Norwegian, English, French, and Swiss-Romansh.

Candice King – Boyfriend, Husband, Children, Divorce

Her co-star Nina Dobrev was the one who introduced her to musician Joe King of The Fray at a Super Bowl event in February 2012. They started dating and were engaged in May 2013 after her boyfriend popped the question. They tied the knot on October 18, 2014, in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Candice King, with her husband, has two children- daughters Florence May (born January 15, 2016) and Josephine June (born December 1, 2020). Through this marriage, she was also a stepmother to King’s two daughters from his first marriage to Julie King. However, in May 2022, it was reported that the pair had split and divorce papers had been filed.

Candice King, Joe King (Image: Daily Mail)

Candice King – Career

In Music

King released her debut album It's Always the Innocent Ones in December 2006 and co-written 12 of the 14 tracks on the record. The album was re-released in Japan in 2008, which was more successful.

She has also toured with Miley Cyrus's Best of Both Worlds Tour as a backup singer, appeared in Hannah Montana & Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert, and covered The Bangles’ song Eternal Flame on The Vampire Diaries.

Films, Series

Candice King’s early roles were in the films Juno (2007), On the Doll (2007), Deadgirl (2008), Love Hurts (2009), and an episode of the TV series How I Met Your Mother (2007), Supernatural (2009), Greek (2009). Finally, she was cast as the main character Caroline Forbes in the CW supernatural drama series The Vampire Diaries. She appeared in the series from 2009 to 2017, for a total of 171 episodes, and this is her breakthrough role.

Since then Candice King has starred in the film After We Collided (2020) and in the TV series The Originals (2018), and The Orville (2019).

Candice King in The Vampire Diaries (Image: Entertainment Weekly)


On the set of After We Collided, Candice King has worked with Hero Fiennes Tiffin, Josephine Langford, Rob Estes, Samuel Larsen, and Charlie Weber.

Candice King – Awards, Nominations

For her work in The Vampire Diaries, King has been nominated for seven Teen Choice Awards, among which she won two (2012, 2014).

Candice King – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of King is estimated at around $4 million dollars while the estimated figure on her annual salary is not publicized.

Candice King – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

Candice King is active on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. She has millions of followers on her social media pages.

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