Is Candiace Dillard single? Know about her wedding with Chris Bassett and everything about her early life
Candiace Dillard is happily married to her husband Chris Bassett. She met while they were working at a restaurant together in Washington DC. He was the manager and she was a server. Chris proposed to her in May 2017.
Candiace Dillard and Chris Bassett’s married life
Candiace Dillard and Chris Bassett walked down the aisle on 11th August 2018. She wore her pageant gown as her wedding gown. She said,
“As a former pageant queen and self-proclaimed girly girl, I knew I wanted a grand wedding that epitomized classic sophistication, with a touch of Southern charm as a nod to my Mississippi and Georgia roots,”
Chris proposed to her in front of 100 family members and friends at Myron Mixon’s Pitmaster BBQ in May of 2017. She hired Strawberry Milk Events to execute her wedding at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium.
For her wedding dress, she went straight to Karen Sabag Couture for a custom creation that took eight months to get ready. Her gown featured a corset and full skirt draped in 70 yards of imprinted pearl cream silk organza.
Candiace is bejeweled with 80 yards of hand-sewn Swarovski crystals and finished off with two French bows at the shoulders. She shared,
“The grandness of the venue can’t be denied. The lofty ceilings, the marble and stone accents, the gilded details, the parquet floors… it was a dream!”
Similarly, for the guests, they served a modern twist on a classic French menu. It included watermelon and smoked feta salad followed by braised short ribs with mushroom demi-glace, pan-roasted sea bass with fried pickled leeks, and summer pappardelle with grilled seasonal vegetables.
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What is Candiace Dillard’s age?
Candiace Dillard was born on 14th December 1986 in Biloxi, Mississippi. She is 33 years old at present. She is the daughter of Walter Dillard and Dorothy Dillard and grew up in Atlanta, Georgia. Her parents are Air Force Physicians and she has siblings Chris and Crystal.
Likewise, Dillard graduated from Howard University with a degree in Broadcast journalism and served a tenure in the White House Offices of Public Engagement and Intergovernmental Affairs. She liaised between the White House and the African American community for President Barack Obama.
She is also a beauty title holder as she won the crown and title of Miss United States. Candiace has been top placements in Sunburst, National American Miss, National Miss American Coed, Georgia Miss American Coed, Miss Maryland USA, Miss District of Columbia USA, and Miss United States pageant systems.
Similarly, she is the founder and chief executive officer of Candiace Dillard Pageant Consulting. Candiace co-founded Prima Hair Collection by Candiace Dillard and co-owns Chateau Salon Suites.
In the year 2009, she founded an organization called My Sister’s Keeper. Also, her organization works as a mentorship and women’s empowerment organization designed to give young girls the opportunity to interact with women in their communities.
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