Rosemary Margaret Hobor, aka Rose Candy, is a talented abstract painter and ceramicist. However, she is better known as the wife of Canadian actor, John Candy.

Rosemary Margaret Hobor’s Net Worth

Currently, Rosemary Margaret Hobor has a studio in Los Angeles, California, where she regularly makes and sells beautiful ceramics pieces.

Rosemary, in her five-decade-long career, has participated in various artist shows & showcases all across Canada and the USA and has amassed significant wealth. Her net with is estimated to be around $1 million.

A vase made by Rosemary Candy.
Rosemary Margaret Hobor is an artist by profession.
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Not only that, since the sudden death of Hobor’s husband, she’s also probably benefitted from the property of the late Canadian actor and comedian. According to Celebrity Net Worth, John Franklin Candy had successfully made a staggering bank balance of $15 million before his death in 1994.

Besides the celebrity wife’s interest in art, she’s also an active contributor to philanthropy works with charitable foundations. She’s known to work with Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation which works to prevent HIV amongst children and youths, spreading knowledge about it.

About Rosemary Margaret Hobor’s Husband and Kids

Rosemary Margaret Hobor grew up in the beautiful city of Canada, Toronto, and attended the all-girls institution Notre Dame High School (NDHS), a Roman Catholic secondary school. It was, after all, in Toronto where she met her future husband, John Candy. After a short period of knowing each other, the couple decided to tie the knot in 1979 in a lavish wedding ceremony attended by close people like families and friends.

Rosemary Candy & Christopher Candy
Rosemary Margaret Hobor with her son.
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At that time, John had already made an impactful career in the Hollywood industry, working in movies like Class of ’44, Tunnel Vision, The Clown Murders, The Silent Partner, Find The Lady, and many more. Throughout the couple’s 14-years together, they share two lovely children, Jennifer Candy and Christopher Candy, both grown-ups.

Based on Hobor’s social media posts, it does not seem she remarried after her husband John Candy’s death. In fact, it looks like she focused more on her professional life.

Rosemary Margaret Hobor’s Husband John Candy Death

Rosemary Margaret Hobor’s husband, John Candy, had a history of problems related to the heart. In fact, his father, Sidney James Candy, died due to heart disease complications at the young age of 35 in 1955. Years later, his son was also found in a similar situation with a heart attack at the age of 43. His health wasn’t something he was proud of as he was actively struggling with obesity.

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Rosemary Margaret Hobor’s husband, John Candy died at the age of 43.
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The Planes, Trains, and Automobiles actor suffered from binge eating attacks and weighed 300 pounds before his death. He was already suffering from heart attack risk but still did not refrain from alcohol, cigarettes, and cocaine at times.

Rosemary Margaret Hobor’s Bio

Rosemary Margaret Hobor was born on August 30, 1949, in Toronto, Canada. As of 2022, she is 72 years old. She holds Canadian citizenship. She graduated from Ontario College of Art & Design University in 1973 with a degree in Material Arts and Design.

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