Candiace Dillard rose to fame after winning the title of 2013th Miss United States. She is also known for her appearance in the Bravo reality show, Real Housewives of Potomac. Candiace, who is the CEO of Candiace Dillard Pageant Consulting, worked as a field organizer for Barack Obama's 2012 re-election campaign.
Candiace Engaged To Restaurateur, Schedules Wedding Date!
Candiace Dillard, who is engaged to the owner of Pitmaster BBQ Restaurant, Chris Bassett, is going to get married soon.
The 31-year-old reality star, Candiace got engaged to her boyfriend, Chris in May 2017. She came out with an announcement of their engagement on 30th May 2017. The pageant winner flaunted a photo of her hand with a beautiful ring on Instagram. She even shared footage of her meeting where Chris is seen on his one keen, asking her to marry him.
Later, her fiancé, Chris Bassett Instagrammed the throwback engagement photo of him with Candiace on 3 June 2017.
Candiace Dillard's fiancé shares the throwback picture of their engagement (Photo: Chris Bassett 's Instagram)
Her fiancé also mentioned the film as one of the favorite photos from their engagement shoot.
Candiace also keeps flaunting the photo of her engagement ring on Instagram. On 9 June 2018, she Instagrammed the picture of her with an engagement ring with a gentle smile on her face.
The pair has also planned to exchange the vows on 11 August 2018. For the big day, Candiace has decided to take help of the New York-based designer, Karen Sabag, to design her wedding gown.
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In an interview with Bravo TV on 29 June 2018, Candiace said that they initially planned to invite 408 people to their wedding. But they were also hoping to whittle it down to 260.
Similarly, on 14 July 2018, Candiace shared a video of her dancing on a beach on a swimsuit with a print 'Getting Married.' The boomerang video and the caption where Candice wrote almost wifey showed how excited she is about her marriage. She even wrote hashtag getting married.
Wedding Bell Tolls
After a year of exchanging the engagements rings, the Real Housewives of Potomac, Candiace Dillard shared the wedding vows with her fiancé, Chris Bassett on 11 September 2018. The couple along with their near-and-dear ones attended at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, D.C and tied their nuptial knot. The pair, who waited a year for the happy incident to grab on their side, dazzled every guest with their grand wedding ceremony of worth $200k.
Concerning the wedding, the former pageant queen mentioned that she wished the grand ceremony labeling a touch of Southern charm as a nod to her Mississippi and Georgia roots. Also, she did not miss defining the grandness of the venue that had the lofty heavenly ceilings, the marble and stone accents, the gilded details, the parquet floors.
Candiace Dillard with her husband, Chris during the wedding (Photo: BravoTV)
The Strawberry Milk Events planned their wedding where Candiace appeared in a long white floral gown and Chris accompanied her with a white wedding tuxedo. Both of Candiace's father and stepfather served as best men when she walked down the aisle. Later, her mother joined the three of them to give the bride away.
Currently, the happily-married couple relishes a year-long marriage.
Candiace Dillard's Family: Born To Air Force Physician Parents
Candiace Dillard grew up along with her siblings, Chris, and Crystal in Atlanta. Her parents were Air Force physicians who worked in different facets of the medical field. While giving a glimpse at her parents, Candiace shared a photo of her father and mother on Instagram on 12 November 2016, wishing them Happy Veteran's Day.
Candiace Dillard shares the photo of father and mother. (Photo: Instagram)
Candiace also mentioned her parents as the awesome people that she has ever met.
On the occasion of Father's Day in 2018, she Instagrammed the childhood photo of her with her sibling. In the caption, she thanked her dad for teaching her kindness and believing in her. She also shared the picture of her fiancé with two kids and wished him Father's Day.
How Does Candiace Dillard Summon Net Worth?
Candiace Dillard summoned the prominent part of her net worth winning the title of Miss United States in 2013. She won the Miss United States at the age of 27. As per Bustle, the prize package of Miss USA 2017 included an all-expenses-paid luxury New York City apartment, the chance to travel the country as a goodwill ambassador, and a specially designed wardrobe
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She also gathered the fortune by appearing in the Real Housewives of Potomac. As per Bet, the lowest paid star in the franchise reportedly makes $700,000 from the show.
Besides her career in reality shows, she is also increasing the revenue as the CEO and co-founder of multiple companies like Candiace Dillard Pageant Consulting, Prima Hair Collection, and Chateau Salon Suites.
Candiace Dillard was born on 14 December 1986 in Biloxi, Mississippi, the USA. Later, she moved to Atlanta, Georgia, with her parents and grew up there. Candiace is a graduate of Howard University, as per wiki. She holds American nationality and belongs to black ethnicity.