Candis Cayne Net Worth

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Candis Cayne Wiki Biography

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.

Full NameJames Cayne
Net Worth$500,000
Date Of BirthAugust 29,1971
Place Of BirthMaui, Hawaii USA
Height5' 10" (1.78 m)
ProfessionActress, performance artist
EducationBaldwin High School (Maui, Hawaii)
SpouseMarco McDermott (2002)
SiblingsDylan McDaniel
AwardsMiss Continental Pageant (2001)
MoviesDirty Sexy Money (2007-2008), Nip/Tuck, Drop Dead Diva, Necessary Roughness, She’s Living for This, Elementary, Stonewall, Julie Newmar, To Wong Foo Thanks For Everything, Mob Queen, Wingstock (1995),
TV ShowsI Am Cait, Dirty Sexy Money
1Her role in Dirty Sexy Money (2007) made Cayne the first transgender actress to play a recurring transgender character in a primetime show.
2Can now be seen Saturday nights at Tour Restaurant/Bar, Sundays at Opus22, and Mondays at Aspen, all in New York City. [March 2007]
3Candis is the host of "The Candis Cayne Show", a weekly show that plays every Monday at the famed NYC gay club 'Barracuda' [February 2003]
4In Los Angeles, and doing her weekly show at The Abbey food and bar Monday nights [February 2009]
5Candis can now be seen on Saturday nights at Tour, Sunday nights at her new show at the Ritz Bar, and Monday nights at Aspen, all in Manhattan. [April 2007]
6Can be seen in her one woman show "Gorgeous" in New York on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday nights at The Viceroy, Brite Bar, and Barracuda respectively. [April 2006]
7Candis was the 2001 winner of the Miss Continental U.S.A. national pageant for female impersonators, held every Labor Day in Chicago, Illinois.


Crazy Bitches/Get Crazierpre-productionHarper Kennedy Kincaid
Heartbeat2016TV SeriesAva
Myrna2015TV MovieHolland Hollis
Elementary2013-2014TV SeriesMs. Hudson
Crazy Bitches2014Vivianna
Meth Head2013Pinkie
Groom's Cake2012ShortCandis
She's Living for This2012TV SeriesSpecial Guest
Necessary Roughness2011TV SeriesGeraldine
ACME Hollywood Dream Role2010TV Series
Drop Dead Diva2010TV SeriesAllison Webb
Nip/Tuck2009TV SeriesAlexis Stone
Dirty Sexy Money2007-2008TV SeriesCarmelita Carmelita Rainer
Libanesa Loira2008Libanesa
Sordid Lives: The Series2008TV SeriesTherapist #19
Starrbooty2007Annaka Manners
CSI: NY2007TV SeriesQuentin Conrad
My Heart Belongs to Data2006ShortCandis
Mob Queen1998Glorice Kalsheim
Always Something Better1996Billee
To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar1995Candis Cayne (as Brendan McDanniel)
New York Undercover1995TV SeriesTamaray
In the Closet1994Short


RuPaul's Drag U2011TV Series choreographer - 1 episode


It Got Better2016TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself
I Am Cait2015-2016TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself
Legal View with Ashleigh Banfield2016TV SeriesGuest - Herself
Hollywood Medium2016TV SeriesHerself
Cocktails & Classics2016TV SeriesHerself
The Real2016TV SeriesHerself - Guest Co-Hostess
Entertainment Tonight2007-2015TV SeriesHerself
The Comment Section2015TV SeriesHerself - Guest
RuPaul's Drag Race2012-2015TV SeriesHerself - Special Guest / Choreographer / Herself - Choregrapher
Hey Qween2015TV SeriesHerself
The Insider2014TV SeriesHerself
Reality Relapse2014TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Little House That Could2013Documentary
2013 New Now Next Awards2013TV SpecialHerself
RuPaul's Drag U2011TV SeriesHerself - Judge
Making the Boys2011DocumentaryHerself - Actor, Dirty, Sexy, Money
2010 New Now Next Awards2010TV SpecialHerself
Starz Inside: Sex and the Cinema2009TV Movie documentaryHerself
The House of Venus Show2006-2009TV SeriesHerself
Chelsea Lately2008-2009TV SeriesHerself
2008 American Music Awards2008TV Special documentaryHerself - Audience (uncredited)
Hollywood 4112008TV SeriesHerself
19th Annual GLAAD Media Awards2008TV SpecialHerself
Out in Manhattan2008DocumentaryHerself
New Now Next Awards2008TV SpecialHerself - Host
NewNowNext Awards Pre-Show2008TV SpecialHerself
Good Morning America2007TV SeriesHerself
Red Eye w/Tom Shillue2007TV SeriesHerself
The View2007TV SeriesHerself
Access Hollywood2007TV SeriesHerself
What Perez Sez2007TV SeriesHerself (2007)
Inside Edition2006TV Series documentaryHerself
17th Annual GLAAD Media Awards2006TV SpecialHerself
The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch2005TV SeriesHerself
Dragtime1997DocumentaryCandis Cayne
Wigstock: The Movie1995DocumentaryHerself (Candis Cayne) (as Brendan McDanniel)

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