Candice Rene Accola is an American actress, singer and songwritter. She 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) and Legacies (2021–2022).
Years active: 2006–present
Born: May 13, 1987, 36 years old and 4 months, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, U.S
Sun Sign: Taurus
Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: Blue
Height: 5 ft 7 in or 170 cm
Measurements: 34-26-35 in / 86-66-89 cm
Bra Size: 34B
Genre: Pop, rock
Labels Beverly: Martel Music
Candice Rene Accola was born in Houston, Texas, the daughter of Carolyn (Clark), who was an environmental engineer before becoming a homemaker, and Kevin Accola, a cardiothoracic surgeon.
Candice attended Lake Highland Preparatory School in Orlando, Florida.
Father – Kevin Accola (Cardiothoracic surgeon)
Mother – Carolyn (Clark) (Previously an environmental engineer and now a homemaker)
Siblings – Kree Thomas Accola (Younger Brother)
Candice has English, French, Norwegian, and Romansh-Swiss ancestry.
She has appeared in a TV commercial to promote WEN by Chaz Dean haircare.
Big, blue colored, expressive eyes
She grew up in Edgewood, Florida and attended Lake Highland Preparatory School.
Both her parents are active members of the local Republican political party.
She has one younger brother.
In December 2006, King released her debut album, It Always the Innocent Ones, independently in the United States.
She co-wrote 12 of the fourteen tracks on the record.
The remaining tracks were a cover of ‘Til Tuesday hit Voices Carry (song) and American Hi-Fi The Breakup Song rewrote in female version as Our Breakup Song.
In 2008 the album was re-released in Japan and achieved greater success.
King toured as a backing singer for Miley Cyrus Best of Both Worlds Tour.
She appeared as herself in the 2008 3D concert film Hannah Montana and Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert.
In February 2011, King performed a cover of Eternal Flame by The Bangles on The Vampire Diaries.
King had guest appearances in a number of television series such as How I Met Your Mother, Supernatural and Drop Dead Diva.
In July 2009 she starred in the independent horror film Deadgirl which centers on two high school boys who discover an immortal woman in an abandoned asylum.
That same year King had a bit-role in The Hannah Montana Movie.
In 2009, she was cast in The CW television series The Vampire Diaries as Caroline Forbes, a teenage vampire.
The series was an immediate success with the series premiere reaching 4.91 million viewers.
Critical reception for the show was mixed, but as the show commenced, critics were positive.
For King performance, reception from critics and fans alike was very positive and has remained that way, receiving many awards for her performance.
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.
The series centers on a girl receiving romance advice from herself ten years in the future via text message.
Candice began dating musician Joe King of The Fray after they met at a Super Bowl event in February 2012.
They became engaged in May 2013, and married on October 18, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Upon her marriage, she became a stepmother to King two daughters from his first marriage.
In August 2015, it was announced that Candice and Joe were expecting their first child together.
On January 15, 2016, she gave birth to a daughter.
Though her parents are Republicans, Candice herself has shown support for President Barack Obama, and supports gay rights.
Candice released her first album titled Ito Always the Innocent Ones in December 2006 independently in just the USA. She later (in 2008) released it in Japan also. It consisted of 14 tracks. The album got a good response in Japan than U.S.
She starred in her debut action film Pirate Camp, released in 2007. She played the role as Annalisa / Tom.
First TV Show
In 2007, Accola appeared in CBS’ sitcom How I Met Your Mother for her role as Amy in an episode titled “Something Borrowed”.
Her first celebrity crush was Jonathan Taylor Thomas (American actor).
She dances her way to fitness. Candice takes Desiree Nathansono dance classes in Atlanta, Georgia. The dance classes aim at different body parts like butt, abs, back and lower body.
Candice Accola Favorite Things
TV Show – The Soup (2004-)
Cocktail – Tequila
Movie – French Kiss (1995)
Tweeter – @KellyOxford
Holiday Spot – She likes to visit different places and explore new ones than visiting the same ones again and again.
Websites – PerezHilton.com, postsecret.com, pinterest.com
Antique Shop – Paris on Ponce in Atlanta
Book – Still Life with Woodpecker (By Tom Robbins)
Shoes – Jimmy Choo
Candice Accola Facts
She was born in Houston, Texas, but raised in Edgewood, Florida.
Candiceo mom and dad are the members of local Republican political party.
She is a fan of Star Trek.
She supports gay rights and Barack Obama.
In 2012, she won the Teen Choice Award for The Vampire Diaries in the category of “Scene Stealer Female”.
She also appeared in the YouTube drama comedy series Dating Rules From My Future Self as Chloe Cunningham in 2012.