With a seductive beauty, grace, and a small portion of luck almost anyone could shine as a model. But for the delicious Candice Crawford, she had more than that. She is more than just a model, she is a beauty queen who was awarded Miss Missouri in 2008 and later Miss USA candidate. In addition to her fame as a model and former beauty queen, Candice Crawford also ventured into the media and is doing well as a journalist.
She is also the better half of Tony Romo, the former NFL quarterback. The two had a pretty interesting love story before they finally walked down the aisle.
Candice is a woman who has been successful in more than one way, Candice has many aspects of her life. Here is a brief look at her busy life; professionally and personally.
Details of Candice Crawford’s Family
It was December 16, 1986, when the Texas beauty was born in Lubbock, in the family of Chris Crawford and Dana Crawford. While her father was a dermatologist, her mother was a high school teacher who would later concentrate more on being a housewife.
Candice Crawford grew up at the side of her brother Chace Crawford who became famous as an actor. So far his career has been defined by productions such as the TV series Gossip Girl, Blood & Oil, and the film What to expect when you’re expecting shot in 2012. Before he decided to become a professional actor, Chace had already started studying radio journalism at Pepperdine University before he dropped out.
In 2011, Candice started her own family after she walked down the aisle with Tony Romo, who was already an NFL star and played cowboys for the Dallas Cowboys. Tony Romo spent his entire career, which spanned from 2003 to 2016, with the Cowboys.
Before Candice Crawford and Tony Romo met, the legendary Dallas player was dating singer and actress Jessica Simpson. After the relationship ended, Tony started dating Crawford in 2009. Just one year later, and he was sure that he had seen the woman he wanted to be with, the two got engaged on December 16, 2010, at Candice’s 24th wedding anniversary.
birthday. Five months later they were married in May 2011 at Arlington Hall in Dallas. As reported, the event was attended by a massive 600 guests. Almost a decade later, the couple still enjoys a great married life, blessed with three children: Hawkins (born 2012), Rivers (born 2014), and Jones (born 2017), all boys.
When Romo was asked in an interview with Entertainment Online if they would have another child, he explained that he would like a fourth child. However, he also admitted that his wife may not want a fourth child, but he “will be pushing her in a year or two. He further explained that once wives or mothers have a child and it grows up, they will want to have another child. He concluded by saying that he would try to have a girl, but also jokingly added that it was not his body.
Regarding how they run their home, the football star revealed that his wife Candice is the stricter parent. He mentioned that he was the fun parent and that her children like to play wrestling with him.
In 2007, several years before Candice was courted by Tony, the former NFL star dated American Idol winner and award-winning country singer Carrie Underwood. The irony is that after Underwood and Romo’s relationship ended, the next man to date the singer from 2007 to 2008 was Candice’s brother Chace Crawford.
Her Career Achievements
Before she began her career, Candice Crawford trained at Trinity Christian Academy in Addison, Texas, where she graduated in 2005. While still there, she began entering beauty contests, one of which was her participation in the Miss Texas Teen USA contests from 2003 to 2005.
After finishing high school, she studied broadcast journalism at the University of Missouri, Colombia, where she graduated in 2009. In college, she continued her beauty pageant and entered competitions in 2008, winning the Miss Missouri crown. This automatically qualified her for the Miss USA contest, from which she was among the top 10.
She is also doing well in her journalism career, which she started as a college student when she took a job at KOMU-TV, a local station. Candice Crawford hosted The Closers, a sports program that was broadcast weekly.
Fate later drew her to the Dallas Cowboys, where she spent two summers as an intern, reporting for the team on the CBS show The Blitz. Interestingly, she comes from a family that had always supported the Cowboys. The beauty also spent some time in shows like KOMU’s Friday Night Lights, for which she worked behind the camera.
After her time at KOMU-TV, she changed to a TV station in Dallas, CW33 (KDAF). Her responsibilities there did not change that much, as she was assigned to cover high school sports competitions and events. She participated in the station’s The RC Project program and also had a segment called Up All Night. She also had another show, Special Edition, which covered the cowboys.
Candice Crawford is also a businesswoman who is a co-owner of the company “Hawk + Sloane”. The company is in the business of essential oil sprays for parents. The mother of three founded the company together with Holly Siglin, her friend since high school.