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Candis Cayne is a performance artist and an actress, who was born Brendan McDaniel on 29 August 1971 in Maui, Hawaii USA. She came into international stardom for her role in the drama-series ‘Dirty Sexy Money,’ in which she portrayed Carmelita. She is also noted for her gender transitioning process which she apparently began in the mid-1990s.

Do you know how rich Candis Cayne is, as of early 2016? Candis Cayne has a net worth estimated to be more than $500,000. She has acquired her fortune from her career as an actor, especially her role in the TV series ‘Dirty Sexy Money.(2007-08)’. She is the first transgender actress to be offered a recurring character role as a transgender in a TV series. She has also starred in a number of films such as ‘Stonewall,’ ‘Julie Newmar,’ ‘To Wong Foo Thanks For Everything,’ and ‘Mob Queen,’ all of which has seen her add significantly to her net worth.

Candis Cayne Net Worth $500,000

Candis Cayne joined Baldwin High School located in Maui, Hawaii, where she matriculated in 1989. She then travelled to Los Angeles, California, where she started training as a dancer. In the early 90s, she moved to New York, working as a drag performer and choreographer. In 1995, she appeared in a documentary film entitled ‘Wingstock: The Movie’ under her birth name, and again took part using her birth name in “To Wong Foo, Thanks For Everything” in the same year The following year she was offered a supporting role in ‘Always Something Better,’ a comedy-drama-film, and later in 1997 co-stared in RuPaul’s music video ‘A Little Bit of Love.’ In 2001, she actually won the Miss Continental Pageant.

Besides films, Candis Cayne has also been involved in TV, appearing in episodes of a number of shows. Some of the TV credits that have seen her grow her net worth include ‘CSI;NY,’ ‘Sordid Lives: The Series,’ ‘Dirty Sexy Money,’ ‘Nip/Tuck,’ ‘Drop Dead Diva,’ ‘Necessary Roughness,’ ‘She’s Living for This,’ and ‘Elementary.’

Overall. Candis has now appeared in 15 films on the big screen, including several in which she played herself, and around 10 TV productions over a 20 year period. She has also been involved in the making of a few instructional videos, teaching dancing.

Most recently, Candis has been involved in the reality show “I Am Cait” with Caitlyn “Bruce” Jenner, during which the latter has claimed that Candis has never actually been married, however, in what is known of the more private part of her personal life, Candis Cayne married Marco McDermott, a DJ, in 2002, but the marriage was apparently unsuccessful, and in 2010 the two decided to separate and filed for divorce. Cayne remains a strong supporter of LGBT, and is involved in supporting an organization known as Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation. In August 2015, she joined MOOVZ, an LGBT social network, as a global creative director.

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Crazy Bitches/Get Crazier pre-production Harper Kennedy Kincaid
Heartbeat 2016 TV Series Ava
Myrna 2015 TV Movie Holland Hollis
Elementary 2013-2014 TV Series Ms. Hudson
Crazy Bitches 2014 Vivianna
Meth Head 2013 Pinkie
Groom's Cake 2012 Short Candis
She's Living for This 2012 TV Series Special Guest
Necessary Roughness 2011 TV Series Geraldine
ACME Hollywood Dream Role 2010 TV Series
Drop Dead Diva 2010 TV Series Allison Webb
Nip/Tuck 2009 TV Series Alexis Stone
Dirty Sexy Money 2007-2008 TV Series Carmelita Carmelita Rainer
Libanesa Loira 2008 Libanesa
Sordid Lives: The Series 2008 TV Series Therapist #19
Starrbooty 2007 Annaka Manners
CSI: NY 2007 TV Series Quentin Conrad
My Heart Belongs to Data 2006 Short Candis
Charlie! 1999
Mob Queen 1998 Glorice Kalsheim
Always Something Better 1996 Billee
To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar 1995 Candis Cayne (as Brendan McDanniel)
Stonewall 1995 Diva
New York Undercover 1995 TV Series Tamaray
In the Closet 1994 Short



RuPaul's Drag U 2011 TV Series choreographer - 1 episode



It Got Better 2016 TV Mini-Series documentary Herself
I Am Cait 2015-2016 TV Mini-Series documentary Herself
Legal View with Ashleigh Banfield 2016 TV Series Guest - Herself
Hollywood Medium 2016 TV Series Herself
Cocktails & Classics 2016 TV Series Herself
The Real 2016 TV Series Herself - Guest Co-Hostess
Entertainment Tonight 2007-2015 TV Series Herself
The Comment Section 2015 TV Series Herself - Guest
RuPaul's Drag Race 2012-2015 TV Series Herself - Special Guest / Choreographer / Herself - Choregrapher
Hey Qween 2015 TV Series Herself
The Insider 2014 TV Series Herself
Reality Relapse 2014 TV Series Herself - Guest
The Little House That Could 2013 Documentary
2013 New Now Next Awards 2013 TV Special Herself
RuPaul's Drag U 2011 TV Series Herself - Judge
Making the Boys 2011 Documentary Herself - Actor, Dirty, Sexy, Money
2010 New Now Next Awards 2010 TV Special Herself
Starz Inside: Sex and the Cinema 2009 TV Movie documentary Herself
The House of Venus Show 2006-2009 TV Series Herself
Chelsea Lately 2008-2009 TV Series Herself
2008 American Music Awards 2008 TV Special documentary Herself - Audience (uncredited)
Hollywood 411 2008 TV Series Herself
19th Annual GLAAD Media Awards 2008 TV Special Herself
Out in Manhattan 2008 Documentary Herself
New Now Next Awards 2008 TV Special Herself - Host
NewNowNext Awards Pre-Show 2008 TV Special Herself
Good Morning America 2007 TV Series Herself
Red Eye w/Tom Shillue 2007 TV Series Herself
The View 2007 TV Series Herself
Access Hollywood 2007 TV Series Herself
What Perez Sez 2007 TV Series Herself (2007)
Inside Edition 2006 TV Series documentary Herself
17th Annual GLAAD Media Awards 2006 TV Special Herself
The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch 2005 TV Series Herself
Dragtime 1997 Documentary Candis Cayne
Wigstock: The Movie 1995 Documentary Herself (Candis Cayne) (as Brendan McDanniel)

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2008 Nexty NewNowNext Awards Brink of Fame: Actor

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1 Her role in Dirty Sexy Money (2007) made Cayne the first transgender actress to play a recurring transgender character in a primetime show.
2 Can now be seen Saturday nights at Tour Restaurant/Bar, Sundays at Opus22, and Mondays at Aspen, all in New York City. [March 2007]
3 Candis is the host of "The Candis Cayne Show", a weekly show that plays every Monday at the famed NYC gay club 'Barracuda' [February 2003]
4 In Los Angeles, and doing her weekly show at The Abbey food and bar Monday nights [February 2009]
5 Candis can now be seen on Saturday nights at Tour, Sunday nights at her new show at the Ritz Bar, and Monday nights at Aspen, all in Manhattan. [April 2007]
6 Can be seen in her one woman show "Gorgeous" in New York on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday nights at The Viceroy, Brite Bar, and Barracuda respectively. [April 2006]
7 Candis was the 2001 winner of the Miss Continental U.S.A. national pageant for female impersonators, held every Labor Day in Chicago, Illinois.

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