Born: April 6, 1976, Panorama City, Los Angeles, CA
Height: 5′ 2″
Spouse: Valeri Bure (m. 1996)
Children: Natasha Valerievna Bure, Lev Valerievich Bure, Maksim Valerievich Bure
Siblings: Kirk Cameron, Bridgette Cameron, Melissa Cameron
Actress, producer, New York Times Best-Selling Author, inspirational speaker, mother of 3 and wife Candace Cameron Bure began her acting career as ‘D.J. Tanner’ in the beloved television series “Full House.” Viewers watched her grow up during the show’s eight-year run and after taping its final episode in 1995, “Full House” still ranks as one of the most successful series of all time. Now Cameron Bure continues to flourish in the entertainment industry as a role model to women of all ages.
Cameron Bure is currently filming the lead in Netflix’s highly anticipated new series “Fuller House,” where she reprises her role as ‘D.J. Tanner.’ The hilarious and buzzed about series follows her (‘D.J.’) as a widow and mother of three, and when things become too much to handle, she calls in the help of her sister and best friend. Andrea Barber (‘Kimmy Gibbler’) and Jodie Sweetin (‘Stephanie Tanner’) are also set to appear in the series, with guest appearances from the remaining original cast including John Stamos, Bob Saget and Dave Coulier.
After finishing a three year run as her character ‘Summer Van Horn’ on ABC Family Network’s “Make It Or Break It,” Cameron Bure became the Executive Producer with her production company iCandy Productions and lead star of the new hit mystery series “Aurora Teagarden” on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries. The series is based on the beloved books by New York Times Best-Selling Author Charlaine Harris, who also penned the series of which HBO’s “True Blood” was based.A woman of many talents, she just recently released her third book, Dancing Through Life: Steps of Courage and Conviction on August 1st of this year, which chronicles her journey of self-discovery on season 18 of ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars” that came by leaping out of her comfort zone. The book includes the highs and lows, the roadblocks, and the personal victories that she experienced while competing. While making it to the finals and finishing 3rd with her dance partner Mark Ballas, it was here that she stood with courage and conviction as she displayed her Christian faith on one of the largest primetime stages of her career. Her first two books, Reshaping It All: Motivation for Physical and Spiritual Fitness and Balancing It All: My Story of Juggling Priorities and Purpose made her a New York Times Best-Selling Author.Cameron Bure has starred in multiple movies for Hallmark Channel including “Puppy Love,” “Moonlight & Mistletoe,” “Finding Normal,” the Emmy nominated “The Heart Of Christmas” and “Let It Snow,” which rated as the #2 all-time most-viewed original release for the Hallmark Network. Her most recent movie “Christmas Under Wraps” broke records becoming Hallmark’s most watched telecast ever and cable’s second most-watched original movie of 2014.
With a philanthropic spirit that shines through her work with Skip1.org, Compassion International, Sheraton House and Children’s Hunger Fund, as well as being the National Ambassador for National House of Hope, she also travels the country speaking at various churches, colleges, and women’s conferences sharing her Christian faith.
A devoted wife to her husband, former NHL star Val Bure (the two were introduced at a hockey game by Dave Coulier) the two have been happily married since 1996. Together with their 3 children, Natasha, Lev and Maks, they split their time between Los Angeles and Napa Valley, California which is home to their highly rated boutique wine label, Bure Family Wines.
– Biography written by ABC.com.