Candy Crowley Wiki, Bio, Married, Husband, Net Worth, Retired

By Prakriti Shrestha | Updated On: 12 Dec, 2018
Candy Crowley Wiki, Bio, Married, Husband, Net Worth, Retired

Quick Information

Date of Birth December 26, 1948
Age 72 Years 4 Month(s)
Nationality American
Profession Journalist
Marital Status Married
Husband/Spouse Not Known
Divorced Not Yet
Boyfriend/Dating Not Known
Gay/Lesbian No
Net Worth $3 million
Ethnicity White
Height 5 Feet 4 Inches (1.65 m)
Education Horace Greeley High School, Principia School, Principia College, Randolph College
Parents Richard C. Alt, Jr.(Father) , Nadine Leonard (Mother)

A Multi-award winning American news anchor who was employed as CNN's chief political correspondent specializing in the USA national and state election retired from CNN in 2014, yes she is none other than Candy Crowley. 

She has covered the presidential election for more than two decades. CNN channel has been her second home as she has spent half of her life, 27 years in the same company.

How Much Is Candy's Net Worth?

As a television personality, Candy has accumulated an estimated net worth of $3 million. She has been able to summon this huge amount with her high salary of 1.3 million dollars including bonuses. With the large sum of income, she also regularly pays a lot of tax. She resides in a well-decorated home in Bethesda, Maryland (MD).

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CNN former host Crowley began doing freelance work for CNN in 1987. But her official career started as a newsroom assistant with the Washington, DC-based radio WASH-FM where she won several of awards including Broadcasters' award from the Associated Press in the 2003 and also won Dirksen award from the National Press Foundation in 1997. CNN declared on December 5, 2014, Crowley's decision to leave the network after 27 years. CNN global Chief Jeff Zucker said Crowley "has built the decision to shift on, so she can board a ship on the next step of her already prolific career.

After working for CNN for 27 years, now she has joined Harvard University’s Institute of Politics. She will be the visiting members for the Institute and will interact and lead the group with other activities. This will be for a short period.

Was Candy Married To Alan Colmes?

Candy is a married lady with two children. She was said to be married to the TV producer at the age of 22. Candy also mothered two of her husband’s children. They had three sons and a daughter. The eldest son, Webster, has made his career as a neurosurgeon and the youngest son, Jonathan, has a band called Vinyette. The details of this relationship were never made public. But the love between them could not last longer than six years. The couple separated their paths with a divorce after living as a married couple for six years.

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Different sources reported that she was married to Alan Colmes. But this is proved to be a rumor only, and Alan was married to some other lady. There is no evidence to prove this marriage.

(Photo: Twitter)

She is often seen mentioning her son on her social media accounts. She posted a picture of the gift her son gave her on Valentine’s Day. The gift was an acoustic evening with Trey Anastasio. She also did a Mother’s Day post in 2012, as her son traveled all the way to Washington to meet her.

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Short Bio

Ex-CNN journalist Candy was born in Kalamazoo, Michigan, the USA on 26th December 1948. Crowley rose and grew in St. Louis with her friends and siblings and later graduated from Randolph-Macon Woman's College in 1966 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English.

The 70 years age former CNN Crowley has an over 5 feet 4 inches of height and above 65 kg of weights. She has a fit and beautiful body shaped with attractive body figure with seductive body measurements.