|Full Name||Candice Crawford|
|Birthday||Dec. 16, 1986|
|Place of Birth||Lubbock, Texas|
|Profession||News Anchor, Sports Reporter, Beauty Titlist|
|Net Worth||$10 million|
Candice Crawford is a famous TV reporter and former beauty pageant winner. She’s also notably known as the wife of Tony Romo, a superstar American football quarterback player.
Candice was born on Dec. 16, 1986, at Lubbock, Texas, U.S. Her ancestry is known to be purely North American, while her citizenship is American. Her father is Chris Crawford while her mother is Dana Crawford.
Candice also has one sibling, a brother named Chase Crawford. Interestingly, Chase is also active in the showbiz world as he is a full-time actor and is most known for his role in “Gossip Girl.”
Quick Summary of Candice Crawford’s Life
Candice Crawford’s full name is Candice Loren Crawford. She grew up in Dallas, Texas with her family. His dad is a licensed dermatologist while her mom was a full-time teacher. She and her brother share a similar passion in acting as his brother, Chase, is an actor.
As soon as Candice graduated from high school, she soon moved and transferred to Columbia, Missouri as she chose the University of Missouri as she wanted to pursue her dreams of becoming a broadcast journalist.
It took her four years to finish her journalism course at the University of Missouri. She graduated in May 2009 and immediately worked as a reporter for KOMU-TV. She also served as sports anchor and spent two summers as a Dallas Cowboys intern.
It was during that time when she also worked for CBS’ “The Blitz,” as the show’s on-air reporter.
Meanwhile, her job for The 33TV was to travel every week and document the teams and games of various high schools. This includes the school’s drill teams, cheerleaders, festivities, and band members.
Candice is an active person as she loves to play basketball and go running whenever free time allows her. She also goes to some basketball games of the Dallas Mavericks to hang out with her family and friends.
Education and Career of Candice Crawford
Candice graduated high school at the Trinity Christian Academy in 2005 at Addison, Texas. Soon after, she joined and enrolled in journalism at the University of Missouri. It took her four years there before she graduated in May 2009.
She was then immediately hired by KOMU-TV as their sports anchor and news reporter. However, she had already been a mainstay of the company even if she still hasn’t graduated. She even worked for CBS’ “The Blitz,” as an intern on-air reporter. This made it easy for her to gain instant access to the world of news reporting.
She is currently working as the news reporter of KDAF’s 33TV show where she covers reports on high school games. This includes her documenting their cheerleading and game day festivities. Furthermore, she also appears in the “Up All Night” segment in the Dallas Fort Worth where she discusses and documents nightlife hotspots.
Candice also hosts the weekend sports show of the Dallas Cowboys, named “Special Edition.” Some of her hobbies are cooking, running, basketball, and spending time with her family and friends. She also loves to watch “Gossip Girl” where his brother appears as one of the main characters.
Being a Beauty Queen
It’s worth noting that Candice Crawford joined the Miss USA and Miss Missouri contests. She also joined the 2003 and 2005 Miss Texas Teen USA during her teenage years.
Her most notable achievement in beauty pageants was in 2008 where she won Miss Missouri. This helped her get a chance to join Miss USA, which she dominated after finishing in the top ten.
Candice Crawford has been reported to have a net worth of $10 million thanks to her income from being a news reporter and sports anchor. Her various stints in show business, as well as her endorsements and former ventures in beauty pageants also added a significant amount of cash in her bank account.
Marriage to Tony Romo
Candice Crawford isn’t only known for being a TV personality, but also as the famed wife of NFL superstar, Tony Romo. What’s interesting though is that they’ve been through a number of rumors especially because Tony has been through different big-time relationships before.
Specifically speaking, some of the girls he dated were Carrie Underwood and Jessica Simpson.
However, Candice Crawford stood out from the rest. Many believe that Candice’s charm, especially that she is also a former beauty queen aside from being a TV report, is what enticed Tony Romo to her.
The first time Candice and Tony met was when she was still a reporter and news anchor for CW33. They dated for some time, and by 2011, Romo proposed to her. She said yes and soon after, let her job as a news anchor to spend time preparing for their wedding.
Tony Romo’s proposal to Candice happened during her 24th birthday which she celebrated with her family. They then married in 2011 just in perfect timing with the NFL lockout.
Now, Tony and Candice have three children, all of whom are all male. Their first son was born in 2012 and was named Hawkins Crawford Romo. Soon after, they gave birth to another handsome son named Rivers Crawford Romo.
He was born in 2014. And three years later, their third child was born whom they named Jones McCoy Crawford Romo.
Their wedding was an extravagant event as it was attended by several Dallas Cowboys identities such as Roger Staubach and Troy Aikman. In fact, Candice had an eight-carat diamond ring from Tony for their wedding.
In an interview, Tony Romo said that being a father strengthens his family values. It also makes him love his family more. Furthermore, he said that his family is a big blessing from God and that he feels much honored to have all that he has now, most especially his wife.
Crawford’s engagement to Tony Romo happened in Five Sixty restaurant during her 24th birthday in Dallas, Texas. In fact, it was a grand moment as KDAF, a TV news station in Dallas covered the momentous occasion.
The couple married each other five months after they got engaged. This was on May 28, 2011. Few months passed and they immediately had their first child named Hawkins. He was born on April 9, 2012. Their second child was then born on March 18, 2014, whom they named River.
Candice Crawford Body Stats
Candice Crawford stands at a height of 5-feet and 8 inches. Unfortunately, her weight is unknown, but rest assured that she maintains a slim and fit figure. She has blonde hair and blue eyes. Also unknown are her shoe and dress size.