American conservative Candace Owens is a conservative author, political analyst, talk show host, and political activist. She openly speaks about her criticisms against various political parties and the officials of the United States on social media.
Owens garnered recognition from the public because of her pro-Trump statements and activism as a black woman. She has frequently criticized the effects of white nationalism and supremacy are exaggerated.
Candace Owens' Appearance (Height, Hair, Eyes & More)
|Height||5 feet 7 inches |
Facts About Candace Owens
|Estimate Net Worth||$1 million|
|Birthplace||Stamford, Connecticut, United States|
|Birthday||April 29, 1989|
Candace Owens' Net Worth
Candace Amber Owens Farmer, now 33, is a well-known and accomplished activist with a net worth estimated at $1 million. Due to her personality, beliefs, and expressions, Owens quickly makes a name in the political arena.
Candace Owens’ net worth is anticipated to increase by 20% annually. There were also reports that Fox News or Sky News is interested in including Candace Owens in their roll of caliber broadcasters.
Candace Owens' Early Life
Born in Stamford, Connecticut, USA, on April 29, 1989, in a common househols, Candace Owens’ mother is Anne Caroline Dale, a school bus monitor, and her father, Robert Owens, is a property manager who struggled with alcohol abuse. She is one of three siblings. Her grandparents raised her since she was eleven.
Owens’ paternal grandfather is a black American from North Carolina. She also has a Caribbean American heritage because her grandmother is originally from Saint Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Candace Owens' Education
Candace Owens studied at Stamford High School in Stamford, Connecticut, and earned her diploma. As a high school student, she received threatening, racist phone calls in 2007. Such calls were linked to a vehicle driven by the then-mayor Dannel Malloy’s son, who was 14 at the time.
The Stamford Board of Education was sued in federal court by her family, who claimed that the city had failed to uphold Candace’s rights which led to a $37,500 settlement.
Owens pursued her college education at the University of Rhode Island in Kingston, Rhode Island, USA taking up a bachelor’s degree in journalism. However, a problem with her student loan caused her to leave after her junior year.
Candace Owens' Family Life
Candace Owens is married to an Oxford graduate Englishman, George Farmer. In Charlottesville, Virginia, at the Trump Winery, Candace Owens and Farmer exchanged vows. They have two children.
Candace Owens' Career
Candace Owens became the CEO of a marketing venture “Degree180,” in 2012 which updates a blog on its website with political material. It also contained a column Candace wrote that year criticizing the conservative Republicans.
She introduced “SocialAutopsy.com,” an anti-cyberbullying website, in 2016 to track down internet bullies and expose them. Through “Kickstarter,” she sought crowdfunding for the website.
In late 2017, Owens started a commentary and critiquing ideas that are pro-Trump. She began uploading YouTube videos with political overtones in 2017. She created a YouTube channel, “Red Pill Black,” in September 2017, wherein she openly expresses her opinions that support black conservatism in the U.S. (1)
Progressives and conservatives participating in the Gamergate scandal both denounced the website. In a surprising turn of events, Candace eventually won the backing of conservatives embroiled in the Gamergate scandal and converted to conservatism. Due to the funding suspension by Kickstarter, the website was never finished.
Candace Owens announced in April 2020 that she would either seek politics in the United States. Being a ravenous pro-Republican, she declared that she would only challenge an incumbent Democrat. In February 2021, Owens expressed her intent to run for the presidency in the coming 2024 election.
Candace Owens' Activism
Candace Owens eventually rose to fame among conservatives for her remarks endorsing Donald Trump and criticizing liberal viewpoints on themes like identity politics, systemic inequality, and structural racism. In 2017, Owens started to post films on her YouTube channel, Red Pill Black, with a political tone to further black conservatism in the US.
Candace started the Blexit movement in October 2018. She said the name Blexit, a linguistic fusion of the words “black” and “exit,” was almost created by mistake.
Candace claimed that Kanye West assisted her in creating the campaign’s logo. She claimed that after seeing her initial logo design, West redrew it using vivid colors drawn from his trip to Uganda. The latter, who also indicated that he never sought any relationship with Blexit and has been exploited to push things he doesn’t believe in, refuted Candace’s assertion that West designed products for the movement. (2)
She criticizes the extent of Black Lives Matter’s corruption in her book, Greatest Lie Ever Sold. According to her, Cullors now resides in a house in a white neighborhood. She paid her brother, who has no prior security training, a salary of more than $800,000 to work there as protection.
A nonprofit organization creates movies on several political, economic, and philosophical topics, which are aired on PragerU, a channel on YouTube hosted by Owens.
Candace Owens' Controversies
In Candice Owens’ speech at the House Judiciary Committee, she pressed about the rise of white supremacists and hate crimes in the US. Candace claimed that the Republican Party’s Southern Strategy was a “myth” that “never happened.”
Many historians challenged her assertion, arguing that evidence from several contemporary sources that date back to the Civil Rights era supports the existence of such a strategy. The chairman of the Republican National Committee In 2005, Ken Mehlman, issued an official apology to NAACP, calling the policy “wrong.” (3)
Candace Owens accused Kim Kardashian of being a “prostitute” and her mother of a “pimp.” Ray J, however, produced documentation to support his assertion that Kris Jenner used his and Kim’s sex tape to become famous.
Candace frequently found herself at the center of controversy, whether it was when she got into an argument with Mollie Tibbetts’ cousin in August 2018 or when she accused leftists were behind the US mail bombing attempts in October 2018.
In December 2018, she also made remarks in response to an audience member who asked about the “long-term prognosis” of nationalism and globalism at a Turning Point USA event.
- Jesse Singal, The Strange Tale of Social Autopsy, the Anti-Harassment Start-up That Descended Into Gamergate Trutherism, retrieved from https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2016/04/how-social-autopsy-fell-for-gamergate-trutherism.html
- Noah Genatossio, Candace Owens (1989- ), retrieved from https://www.blackpast.org/african-american-history/people-african-american-history/candace-owens-1989/
- Amy Sherman, Candace Owens’ false statement that the Southern strategy is a myth, retrieved from https://www.politifact.com/factchecks/2019/apr/10/candace-owens/candace-owens-pants-fire-statement-southern-strate/