Do you know who portrayed the role of Iris West in The CW superhero television series The Flash? Well, Candice Patton is an American actress who is also well recognized for her role as Tori in the BET television series The Game.
Recently, the actress is romantically linked with NBA player JR Smith. Not a long ago, Smith deleted his Instagram account after being accused of cheating his wife, Jewey Smith. What's the truth? Let's know more about Candice's relationship status.
Candice Patton's Boyfriend & Dating History
The height of 5 feet and 5-inch TV actress, Candice is an unmarried woman and is reported to be single at the moment. She usually manages to keep her love life under wraps and doesn't share the details about her boyfriend with the media or public.
Hence, she is leading a single life without any partner, despite her bold and immense beauty. Apart from that, Patton is pretty active on social sites, including Instagram and Twitter. Going through her Instagram, Patton never posted a picture of her boyfriend to date. As she shares only photos of her friends and family.
It seems this bold and beautiful actress like an ongoing and friendly person, so she has lots of male friends. But this TV actress has never been seen with a boyfriend.
Candice seems so perfect with her co-star Grant, who is the on-screen match of Candice in the series The Flash. After fans accused The Flash Star Grant Gustin (Barry Allen) of being too silent about racist remarks against Candice. Well, he created himself very clearly, and his Instagram tale also posted a video message.
As of now, Candice Patton is leading a single life. Recently, the actress is romantically linked with NBA player JR Smith. According to reports, the couple clicked pictures during Halloween, which raised suspicion among the fans. As of now, Candice has not confirmed or replied to any of the rumors. Whereas, Smith deleted his Instagram a couple of days ago.
Smith is a married man for a long time and also a father of three children. As per reports, he was caught cheating on his wife, which forced him to delete his profile on social media. However, there are no precise records on the controversies.
Candice Patton's Net Worth & Salary
Patton' s Net Worth is estimated at $2 Million as of 2019. Well, she has been active in the media industry for a long time, so her roles on many TV series and films help to collected good cash and wealth. Hence there is no doubt that acting career generates a substantial income for Patton.
Also, Patton also draws an additional extra fortune from several fashion lines, brands, monetary work as an endorsement. As per Payscale, the cast member of The Flash makes $100,000 to $125,000 per episode. Whereas her co-star, Grant Gustin, who is a main leading actor, also receives $100,000 per The Flash episode.
In 2014, she starred in the American thriller film The Guest, which grossed $2.4 million at the box office. In this movie, she shared co-screen with Dan Stevens, Maika Monroe, Leland Orser, Sheila Kelley, Brendan Meye, and Lance Reddick. Whereas her co-star Dan is an English actor who has a net worth of $4 million as of 2019.
Candice Patton's Early Life
Patton was born on 24 June 1985, as Candice Kristina Patton. Further, she was born to her parents Arianna Jackson, Opera Artist, and Paul Patton, FBI Agent in Jackson, Mississippi. She grew up alongside her brother Adrian in Plano, Texas.
But when she was just five years old, her parents are separated. Patton holds American citizenship and is of African-American ethnicity. Born in a family of actors, Patton has been interested in acting since her childhood.
Hence, she started to concentrate more on theater as a cheerleader at her college after she tore her AL. Eventually, she was influenced by her obsession with actress Lucille Ball to follow her dreams. As far as her education, Patton graduated from Plano East Senior High School in 2003. And later, Candice joined Southern Methodist University in Dallas, graduating in Theater with a BFA in 2007.
As an actress, Candice has acted for many TV series including The Bold and Beautiful, Days of Our Lives, Grey's Anatomy. More to that, she bagged a starring role in the WB's television series, Sorority Forever, in 2008, portraying the character of Mercedes Muna. Also, in 2009, she played the role of Olivia, a sorority applicant in two episodes of the NBC sci-fi series, Heroes.
Moreover, Patton portrayed the same role of Irish West on four different series Arrow(2012), The Flash(2014), Supergirl(2015), and Legends of Tommorrow(2016). Besides TV shows, she also appeared in The Craigslist Killer in 2011, Commander and Chief in 2012. Not only this, in 2012, Candice acted as Sgt. Halwa in the action-horror movie The Guest in 2014.
TV actress, Candice won the Saturn Awards for Best Supporting Actress on Television in 2017 and nominated for the same category in 2018. Moreover, she was nominated for her role Irish West in the series The Flash, including Teen Choice Award for Breakout role with Grant Gustin and Choice Action TV Actress.
In 2017, she co-founded Shethority ("She + Authority"), an internet worldwide collective defined as "an inspiring, empowering, and sharing place for women. Further, some other TV personalities such as Melissa Benoist, Chyler Leigh, Maisie Richardson-Sellers, Tala Ashe, Emily Bett Rickards, Juliana Harkavy, Caity Lotz, and Katie Cassidy also active members of this foundation.
Along with this, women often share their own stories and feelings about self-acceptance, homophobia, workplace sexual harassment, and so on through their social sites. Shethority has its clothing line from which all the money collected will be donated to girls and women's rights non-profit organizations like Girls Not Brides and Girls, Inc.
In 2019, with the United Service Organizations (USO), Candice, DC Comics co-publisher Jim Lee, writer Tom King, and fellow CW actors Nafessa Williams and Danielle Panabaker visited five U.S. military bases in Kuwait. They toured the roughly 12,000 U.S. military stationed in that nation as part of the Batman celebration's 80th anniversary of DC.
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