Candice Crawford is a former beauty queen and journalist from Lubbock, Texas. She came into the limelight after winning the Miss Missouri contest in 2008 and made it to the top 10 in the Miss USA competition. She is perhaps better known as the wife of former NFL quarterback Tony Romo, who played with Dallas Cowboys for over a decade.
Candice Crawford was born on the 16th of December 1986, in Lubbock, Texas, United States of America. She is currently 32 years old.
|Birth Name||Candice Loren Crawford|
|Date of Birth||December 16, 1986|
|Place of Birth||Lubbock, Texas, U.S.|
|Age||32 years old|
|Profession||Former Beauty Pageant, TV Reporter|
|Ethnicity||English, Scottish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, German|
Early Life and Education
Talking about her family background, Candice Crawford is the youngest of the two children to Chris Crawford, a dermatologist and Dana Crawford, a teacher. She has one older brother named Chace Crawford, who is an actor.
Coming to education, Candice graduated from Trinity Christian Academy from Texas Tech University in Addison, Texas in 2005. She then enrolled at the University of Missouri, Columbia where she studied broadcast journalism, graduating in May 2009.
Candice married Tony Romo, a former NFL quarterback, on May 28, 2011, after dating for over two years. Romo was a quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys for 14 seasons and retired in 2016. Pos his retirement, he became a sports analyst for CBS Sports. The couple welcomed their first child, a son, Hawkins Crawford Romo on April 9, 2012, followed by Rivers Romo (born March 18, 2014) and Jones McCoy Romo (born August 23, 2017).
|Height||Feet – 5 feet 8 inches|
Centimeters – 173 cm
Meters – 1.73 m
|Weight||Kilograms – 54 kg|
Pounds – 119 lbs
|Distinctive Features||Long blonde hair|
Candice Crawford made her acting debut as herself in the 2011 Punjabi-language film entitled “Khushiyaan”.
Candice earned her first television job as a sports anchor and reporter for a local television channel called KOMU-TV while still pursuing journalism at Missouri University.
She earned enormous fame as a television personality, working as a sports journalist for the Dallas-based network, The 33TV. She is famous for hosting the Dallas Cowboys’ weekend sports show, “Special Edition” in Dallas.
Having won the Miss Missouri USA 2008 title.
Candice Crawford Net Worth
So just how rich is Candice Crawford as of 2019? The Texas blonde beauty has accumulated a net worth of $10 million from her career working as a journalist for over a decade.
Candice Crawford Facts
She was raised and spent most of her life in Dallas, Texas.
Candice got her start as a professional journalist while she was still in college, working for KOMU-TV as a reporter and sports anchor, and spent two summers interning with the Dallas Cowboys.
She joined the Dallas-based network, 33TV, as a sports journalist, where she covered high school sports, and had her own show called “Up All Night”, a show that gave insights about nightlife hot spots in Dallas-Fort Worth, mainly alcoholic drinking establishments.
In 2004, She won Miss Dallas Teen USA.
Candice also co-hosted “The RC Project”, a lifestyle segment with Roni Proter.
She hosted the Dallas Cowboys’ weekend sports show, “Special Edition” in Dallas.
Candice grabbed the Miss Missouri USA 2008 title, in which she also received special achievement recognition in the swimsuit category.
She also worked as an on-air reporter for the CBS segment about the Cowboys called “The Blitz”.
She was ranked #1 in the Dallas Observer’s list of The Top 10 Hottest TV Women in Dallas.
In 2010, D Magazine named her one of “The 10 Most Beautiful Women in Dallas 2010” in their December 2010 issue.
That same year, DFW.com named her one of the 11 “hottest people in North Texas”.
In her free time, she enjoys playing basketball, golf, cooking, boating, water sports, skiing, running, yoga, and going to sports events.
Candice and her middle school friend, Holly Siglin, founded a company called “Hawk + Sloane”, an essential oil spray business targeted at parents.