Candace Bushnell Age: Famous American author and journalist, Candace is best known for her anthology book Sex and the City. Her book was adapted and became the base of the HBO series Sex and the City. She has published a few best-selling novels in her career as an author.
She has been in news recently due to the rumors about her dating a 21-year-old model. Let’s find out who exactly is she.
Candace Bushnell Wiki Bio
- Name: Candace Bushnell
- Age: 63
- Net Worth: $40 million (2022)
- Date of Birth: December 1, 1958
- Nationality: American
- Profession: Author, journalist, and television producer
- Parents: Calvin L. Bushnell & Camille Salonia
- Siblings: Alyssa Bushnell and Deirdre Bushnell
- Spouse: Charles Askegard (m. 2002; div 2012)
- Children: N/A
- Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
- Height: N/A
- Eyes Colour: Blue
Candace Bushnell Early Life:
Candace took birth in Glastonbury, Connecticut. She belonged to a prestigious family, her ancestors can be traced back to Francis Bushnell, a signatory of the Guilford Covenant. While Candace is American she belongs of mixed ancestry, English and Italian.
She briefly dated Alfonse D’amato and Bob Guiccione Jr. In 2002, Candace got married to Charles Askegard within eight weeks of meeting him. However, in 2012 the duo decided to part ways.
Recently, it came to light that Candace has been dating a 21-year-old model. The name of the model remains a secret but it is said that he has dark eyes and tousle hair. According to sources, Candace met this model at a fashion week earlier this year. However, it has neither been confirmed nor declined yet. It is also been said that she is being approached by a 91-year-old suitor.
Candace Bushnell Career:
At the age of 19, Candace submitted her first story to Simon & Schuster but it never got published. For years she worked as a freelance writer for various publications. It was in 1993 when she started writing for The New York Observer that she gained attention. She wrote a column called Sex and the City. It was based on her personal dating experiences and her friends. Soon these articles were published in an anthology which was also called Sex and the City. After gaining all the attention, the HBO picked up the anthology and made its show with the same name.
Bupublished more books which were New York Times Bestselling novels namely Four Blondes, Trading Up, Lipstick Jungle, and One Fifth Avenue.
In 2005, Candace appeared as a judge in a reality show called Wickedly Perfect on CBS. Soon she began hosting a live weekly talk show on Sirius Satellite. However, it was canceled after she was asked to continue the show with a 50% pay cut. In 2009, she wrote a web series called, The Broadroom. She was also writing articles for Meredith’s More magazine.
Her book Lipstick Jungle was also adapted for television and aired on NBC. The series had the same name and featured Brooke Shields in the leading role.
Candace Bushnell Net Worth:
As per the reports, Candace’s Net Worth as of 2022 is $40 Million. She has various sources of income from her career as an author, producer, and journalist. (Also Check: What is Kaley Cuoco’s Net worth 2022? Children, Wiki Bio of Big Bang Theory star Age.)
Candace Bushnell Achievements:
Candace was the winner of the Matrix Award for books in 2006 and a recipient of the Albert Einstein Spirit of Achievement Award.
Candace Bushnell Twitter & Instagram:
Candace has a total of 59.8k followers on Instagram, her username is candacebushnell. On Twitter, Bushnell has a total of 73.2k followers, her username is CandaceBushnell. She is pretty active on both the social media handles.