Canadian stand up comic Candy Palmater is known as the host of APTN, The Candy Show. In 2017, she became the recipient of the Bonham Centre Award from The Mark S. Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies and her contributions to the advancement and education of issues around sexual identification.
Candy Palmater Bio & Family
The TV Personality was born possibly in the year 1968 in Point La Nim, New Brunswick to parents, Guy and Pearl Palmater. She is one of the seven children in the family. One of her siblings passed away in infancy while the other in adults from cancer. Likewise, at the age of 87, her father passed away.
Candy went to St. Thomas University and then completed a legal secretary’s course at Maritime Business College. In 1996, she went to Dalhousie University, Halifax Nova Scotia, to study Law at Schulich School of Law, where she graduated in 1999 as the valedictorian of her class.
Career & Net Worth
The 51-year-old net worth should cross a million dollar figures. She got the fortune to ally as a regular contributor to CBC Radio’s Definitely Not the Opera. In CBC, she also did a documentary, The Candy Show. Besides TV, she produced her first film, Building Legends: The Mi’Kmaq Canoe Project, in 2011.
Her TV show, The Candy Palmater Show debuted again on 30 May 2016. In 2017 she was a panelist on Canada Reads, advocating for Katherena Vermette‘s novel The Break.
Who Is Candy Palmater’s Wife?
Besides her active role in TV and silver screen, she cherishes her love life with wife Denise Tompkins. The two relishes beautiful matrimony and are together for over two decades. After knowing each other for some time, they went to exchange their wedding vows on 20 August 2010.
Candy Palmater celebrating his wife Denise’s birthday on 19 December 2018 (Video: YouTube)
They are a pioneer couple with same-sex marriage. By profession, Candy’s wife is the Vice President of The Candy Show Entertainment Co. Denise is the writer of Lesbian Kink and Poetry, and she rejoices her free time to enjoy mother nature.
Some Interesting Facts About Candy Palmater
- Candy’s father was an excessive alcoholic during his teens.
- To stay sober, her dad bought land up in the woods in the mountains.
- In 2013, she was nominated for an East Coast Music Award for Media Person of the Year.
- His wife’s Instagram account name is Candysmanager.