Candice King is an American actress, singer and songwriter. She is best known for her role as Caroline Forbes in The CW supernatural drama series The Vampire Diaries and her recurring role as the same character on the spin-off series The Originals. In February 2011, King performed a cover of Eternal Flame by The Bangles on The Vampire Diaries.

Birth Name

Candice Rene Accola

Nickname

Candice

Profession

Actress, Singer, Songwriter

Genre

Pop, Rock

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

Beverly Martel Music

Nationality

American

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Candice King was born on the 13th of May 1987, in Houston, Texas, United States.

Age

She’s currently 32 years old.

Sun Sign

Taurus

Ethnicity

White

Candice has English, French, Norwegian and Romansh-Swiss ancestry.

Religion

Christianity

Education

Candice attended Lake Highland Preparatory School in Orlando, Florida.

Family Details

  • Father – Kevin Accola (Cardiothoracic Surgeon)
  • Mother – Carolyn Accola (Previously an environmental engineer and now a homemaker)
  • Siblings – Kree Thomas Accola (Younger Brother)

Marital Status

Married

Boyfriend / Spouse

Candice King has dated –

  • Tyler Shields (2009-2010) – Tyler Shields, who is a photographer by profession dated Accola for a couple of months from 2009 to 2010.
  • Steven R. McQueen (2010) – In July 2010, Candice had a fling with a year junior actor Steven R. McQueen after meeting him on the set of The Vampire Diaries.
  • Zach Roerig (2011-2012) – She dated another The Vampire Diaries co-star Zach Roerig from August 2011 until May 2012.

  • Joe King (2012-Present) – In February 2012, Piano rock band The Fray’s guitarist Joe King started dating Candice after meeting her during one of his concerts. After a year later, the couple got engaged on May 29, 2013. Joe, who is seven years senior to Candice married on October 18, 2014 in Louisiana. The couple has a child together, daughter Florence May King (b. January 15, 2016).

Physical Statistics

  • In feet – 5 feet 7 inches
  • In centimeters – 170 cm
  • In meters – 1.7 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 56 kg
  • In Pounds – 125 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 34-26-35
  • Bust – 34 inches
  • Waist – 26 inches
  • Hip – 35 inches
  • Bra Size – 32B

Body Build

Slim

Eye Color

Blue

Hair Color

Blonde

Shoe Size

She wears a size 8.5 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 4 (US).

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Candice is best known for her role as Caroline Forbes in The CW supernatural drama series The Vampire Diaries (2009–2017) and her recurring role as the same character on the spin-off series The Originals (2018).

Album Debut

In December 2006, Candice released her first album titled It’s Always the Innocent Ones independently in just the USA. She later (in 2008) released it in Japan also. It consisted of 14 tracks.

Film Debut

In 2007, Candice starred in her debut action film, Pirate Camp. She played the role as Annalisa / Tom.

Television Debut

In 2007, Candice appeared in CBS’s sitcom How I Met Your Mother for her role as Amy in an episode titled Something Borrowed.

Brand Endorsements

Candice has appeared in a TV commercial to promote WEN by Chaz Dean haircare.

Awards & Nominations

Year Organization Category Work Result
2012 Teen Choice Awards Scene Stealer Female The Vampire Diaries Won
2013 Scene Stealer Female Nominated
2014 Scene Stealer Female Won
2015 Choice TV Actress Fantasy/Sci-Fi Nominated
Choice TV: Liplock (with Paul Wesley) Nominated
2016 Choice TV Actress Fantasy/Sci-Fi Nominated
Choice TV: Liplock (with Paul Wesley) Nominated

Candice King Favorites

  • Favorite Movie – French Kiss (1995)
  • Favorite TV Show – The Soup (2004)
  • Favorite Cocktail – Tequila
  • Favorite Antique Shop – Paris on Ponce in Atlanta
  • Favorite Book – Still Life with Woodpecker by Tom Robbins
  • Favorite Shoes – Jimmy Choo

Candice King Net worth

Candice King has an estimated net worth of $4 million dollars as of 2020.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Candice King

  • Candice wanted to be a music maker since her childhood.
  • She has written many songs, some of which have become albums and huge hits.
  • Candice’s mom and dad are the members of the local Republican political party.
  • She supports gay rights and Barack Obama.
  • In December 2006, King released her debut album, It’s Always the Innocent Ones, independently in the United States.
  • In 2008, the album was re-released in Japan and achieved greater success.
  • In 2008, she appeared as herself 3D concert film Hannah Montana & Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert.
  • In 2009, she was cast in the CW television series The Vampire Diaries as Caroline Forbes the best friend of Elena Gilbert and Bonnie Benett.
  • In February 2011, King performed a cover of Eternal Flame by The Bangles on The Vampire Diaries.
  • In 2012, she won the Teen Choice Award for The Vampire Diaries in the category of Scene Stealer Female.
  • In June 2012, she joined the second season of the web series Dating Rules From My Future Self, as Chloe Cunningham a 26 year old girl who believes love does not exist.
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