Actress, producer, host, New York Times Best-Selling Author, inspirational speaker, mother of 3 and wife Candace Cameron Bure is emerging as one of the most powerful women in entertainment. She currently appears on 4 different television networks (ABC, Netflix, Hallmark Channel, and Hallmark Movies & Mysteries) and is considered by millions as a role model to women of all ages.
Viewers watched Candace grow up as ‘D.J. Tanner’ in the beloved television series “Full House” during the show's eight-year run. After taping its final episode in 1995, “Full House” still ranks as one of the most successful series of all time.
Candace reprises her role as ‘D.J. in Netflix's highly anticipated new original comedy series "Fuller House.” The much buzzed about series follows Candace (‘D.J.’) as a widow and mother of three, and when things become too much to handle, she calls in the help of her sister ‘Stephanie’ (Jodie Sweetin) and best friend ‘Kimmy Gibbler’ (Andrea Barber.) Guest appearances throughout the series include the original legacy cast members John Stamos, Bob Saget, Dave Coulier and Lori Loughlin.
Fans of Candace can see her daily as a Co-host of the ABC Television Network’s “The View,” where she joins Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Michelle Collins, Paula Faris, and Raven-Symone. Candace has become a breakout fan-favorite on the show in which she engages in colorful conversations and shares her opinion on everything from everyday issues, political events, and controversial news headlines.
After finishing a three year run as her character ‘Summer Van Horn’ on ABC Family Network’s “Make It Or Break It,” Candace became the Executive Producer with her production company iCandy Productions for her new hit mystery movie series AURORA TEAGARDEN on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries in which she plays the title character. The series is based on the books by New York Times Best-Selling Author Charlaine Harris.
Candace’s third book, Dancing Through Life: Steps of Courage and Conviction which chronicles her journey of self-discovery on season 18 of ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars” that came by leaping out of her comfort zone. The book includes the highs and lows, the roadblocks, and the personal victories that she experienced while competing. While making it to the finals and finishing 3rd with her dance partner Mark Ballas, it was here that she stood with courage and conviction as she displayed her Christian faith on one of the largest platforms of her life. Her first two books, Reshaping It All: Motivation for Physical and Spiritual Fitness and Balancing It All: My Story of Juggling Priorities and Purpose made her a New York Times Best-Selling Author.
Candace has starred in multiple movies for Hallmark Channel including “Puppy Love,” “Moonlight & Mistletoe,” and “Let It Snow,” along with “Finding Normal,” Emmy nominated “The Heart Of Christmas” and soon to be released, “Christmas Detour.” Her most recent movie “Christmas Under Wraps” broke records becoming Hallmark's most watched telecast ever and cable’s second most-watched original movie of 2014.
With a philanthropic spirit that shines through her work, Candace is passionate about non-profits Skip1.org, Compassion International and National House of Hope.
A devoted wife to her husband, former NHL star Val Bure (the two were introduced at a hockey game by Dave Coulier) the two have been happily married since 1996. Together with their 3 children, Natasha, Lev and Maks, they split their time between Los Angeles and Napa Valley, California which is home to their highly rated boutique wine label, Bure Family Wines.