Born In: Houston, Texas, United States
Candice King is an American actress who walked up the stardom status playing the role of Caroline Forbes in the super hit CW series ‘The Vampire Diaries’. Though Candice achieved fame as an actor, she first started out her career as a singer. In 2009, she released her debut album ‘It’s Always the Innocent Ones’ in United States. For it, she penned twelve out of the fourteen tracks in the album. Simultaneously, she worked on her acting career as well, guest starring in a couple of shows including ‘How I Met Your Mother’ and ‘Greek’. Though her career was going steady, the big breakthrough eluded her until she was cast in the CW series ‘The Vampire Diaries’. Almost instantly, the show made her a household name. Candice King was lauded her for brilliant acting and outstanding performance. She reprised her role for all the eight seasons of the show that lasted for 171 episodes. She was also seen playing her recurring role on the spin-off series 'The Originals' in 2018, and 'Legacies' in 2021.
Nick Name: Candice Accola
Also Known As: Candice Rene King, Candice René Accola
Spouse/Ex-: Joe King (m. 2014)
father: Kevin Accola
mother: Carolyn Accola
siblings: Kree Thomas Accola
children: Florence May King
Born Country: United States
City: Houston, Texas
U.S. State: Texas
Candice King’s career as a singer started in December 2006, when she released her debut album ‘It’s Always the Innocent Ones’, independently in United States. She wrote twelve of the fourteen songs of the album; the two songs she didn’t write were a cover of 'Til Tuesday's hit song ‘Voices Carry’ and American Hi-Fi's ‘The Breakup Song’.
In 2008, ‘It’s Always the Innocent Ones’ was re-released in Japan and was quite successful. During the same time, she toured for Miley Cyrus's Best of Both Worlds Tour as a backing vocalist. She also appeared as herself in the 3D concert film ‘Hannah Montana & Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert’.
In 2009, came the big breakthrough of Candice King’s career when she got the role of Caroline Forbes in The CW television series ‘The Vampire Diaries’. In it, she played one of the protagonists who was neurotic yet endearing and was love interest of many male characters. She was praised for her outstanding performance and exceptional acting skills.
While working on ‘The Vampire Diaries’, King performed a cover of ‘Eternal Flame’ by The Bangles on the show. Simultaneously, she did a couple of films, including the 2009 romantic comedy ‘Love Hurts’ as Sharon, 2010 ‘Kingshighway’ as Sophia and the 2011 ‘The Truth About Angels’ as Caitlin Stone.
Candice King won the Teen Choice Award for the category Scene Stealer Female for The Vampire Diaries in 2012, and 2014.
Candice King is married to musician Joe King. The two first met at a Super Bowl event in 2012, and hit it off almost instantly. They dated for two year before getting married on October 18, 2014, in New Orleans, Louisiana.
After her marriage, she became a stepmom to King’s two daughters from his previous marriage. The couple welcomed their first child, named Florence May on January 2016. The couple welcomed their second daughter, Josephine June on December 1, 2020. In May 2022, the couple announced that they were parting ways and have filed for divorce.
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