Candice Patton is an American actress most notable for her role as Iris West in the series The Flash. She’s also quite noted for her role as Tori in the BET television series ‘The Game.’ Having the dream of becoming an actress ever since she was a young girl, Candon pursued her aspirations relentlessly, and as of now, her hard work has managed to pay off finally.
A native of Mississippi, Candice, over the years, has garnered a lot of praise from the audiences and critics alike of her jaw-dropping acting skills. And there’s more to Candice than just acting. If you’re interested, then keep reading. You’re in for a treat!
Married To Boyfriend?
If you’ve watched The Flash, then you’re sure to be aware of the fact that Candice whose plays Iris West, is the love interest of the main protagonist of the show, Barry Allen, played by Grant Gustin. The pair's on-screen chemistry has managed to capture the attention of the viewers and have left them in a constant state of questioning as to whether their on-screen romance translates to of-screen romance. But that does not seem to be the case.
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Candice and Grant on set The Flash. (Photo: Candice's Instagram | 4th October 2016)
Antithetical to fans speculations, Candice doesn't share romantic bonds with Grant. Instead, his on-screen partner Grant has a love interest in his own ladylove Andrea LA Thoma. The couple recently got engaged to Andrea LA Thoma and seems all set to marry her.
When it comes to Candice’s love life, it seems, at present, no man has been able to capture her heart. She’s not been linked to anyone nor has she been seen with a possible significant other. So, it would be fair to assume that Candice, at present, could be single.
Candice Patton is an actress whose breakthrough role came when she was cast to play the role of Iris West on the series The Flash. Her portrayal of the character has garnered her quite the fan following throughout the years. Likewise, her role as Tori in the series The Game was also one of her best works on TV.
While studying at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, a talent scout group from the CBS soap opera ‘The Young and the Restless’ hosted the Soap Star Contest. They were looking for a new male and female cast to join the show. Fortunately, Candice won the contest and moved to Los Angeles to be part of the show as a cast member for five episodes. Meanwhile, in 2009, she played the role of Olivia, in two episodes of the NBC sci-fi superhero series, ‘Heroes.’
Some of her other works include The Bold and the Beautiful, ‘Entourage’, Grey's Anatomy, CSI: Miami, and Man Up!. With her stints in the entertainment field, she’s managed to accumulate quite a decent sum to her name and a considerable amount of net worth. The exact figures remain a mystery, but it’s fair to say that she could hold a sum in the range of millions considering her popularity.
Wiki & Bio
Standing at the height of 5’ 4”, Candice Patton was born on the 24th of June 1988 in Jackson, Mississippi to parents Arianna Jackson and Paul Patton. She holds American nationality and is of African-American ethnicity. She grew up with an older brother, Adrian.
When Patton was just five years of age, her parents got divorced. Despite that, she still maintained a very healthy relationship with both her mother and her father. She can often be seen posting heartwarming messages dedicating her love towards her mother and her father.
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About her education, she graduated Summa Cum Laude with a B.F.A in Theatre from Southern Methodist University.