Candis Cayne Net Worth

April 25, 2023
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Candis Cayne is a performance artist and an actress, who was born Brendan McDaniel on 29 August 1971 in Maui, Hawaii USA. She came into international stardom for her role in the drama-series ‘Dirty Sexy Money,’ in which she portrayed Carmelita. She is also noted for her gender transitioning process which she apparently began in the mid-1990s.

Do you know how rich Candis Cayne is, as of early 2016? Candis Cayne has a net worth estimated to be more than $500,000. She has acquired her fortune from her career as an actor, especially her role in the TV series ‘Dirty Sexy Money.(2007-08)’. She is the first transgender actress to be offered a recurring character role as a transgender in a TV series. She has also starred in a number of films such as ‘Stonewall,’ ‘Julie Newmar,’ ‘To Wong Foo Thanks For Everything,’ and ‘Mob Queen,’ all of which has seen her add significantly to her net worth.


Candis Cayne Net Worth $500,000


Candis Cayne joined Baldwin High School located in Maui, Hawaii, where she matriculated in 1989. She then travelled to Los Angeles, California, where she started training as a dancer. In the early 90s, she moved to New York, working as a drag performer and choreographer. In 1995, she appeared in a documentary film entitled ‘Wingstock: The Movie’ under her birth name, and again took part using her birth name in “To Wong Foo, Thanks For Everything” in the same year The following year she was offered a supporting role in ‘Always Something Better,’ a comedy-drama-film, and later in 1997 co-stared in RuPaul’s music video ‘A Little Bit of Love.’ In 2001, she actually won the Miss Continental Pageant.

Besides films, Candis Cayne has also been involved in TV, appearing in episodes of a number of shows. Some of the TV credits that have seen her grow her net worth include ‘CSI;NY,’ ‘Sordid Lives: The Series,’ ‘Dirty Sexy Money,’ ‘Nip/Tuck,’ ‘Drop Dead Diva,’ ‘Necessary Roughness,’ ‘She’s Living for This,’ and ‘Elementary.’

Overall. Candis has now appeared in 15 films on the big screen, including several in which she played herself, and around 10 TV productions over a 20 year period. She has also been involved in the making of a few instructional videos, teaching dancing.

Most recently, Candis has been involved in the reality show “I Am Cait” with Caitlyn “Bruce” Jenner, during which the latter has claimed that Candis has never actually been married, however, in what is known of the more private part of her personal life, Candis Cayne married Marco McDermott, a DJ, in 2002, but the marriage was apparently unsuccessful, and in 2010 the two decided to separate and filed for divorce. Cayne remains a strong supporter of LGBT, and is involved in supporting an organization known as Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation. In August 2015, she joined MOOVZ, an LGBT social network, as a global creative director.

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