Rosemary Margaret Hobor Biography – John Candy’s Wife

Published Date   10th Oct. 2018, 17:44 pm
Rosemary Margaret Hobor Biography – John Candy’s Wife
Quick Info
Birth Name: Rosemary Margaret Hobor
Birth Place: Toronto, Canada
Birth Sign: Sagittarius
Spouse: John Candy
Ethnicity: American
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Hair Color: Dark brown
Date of Birth: 30/11/1948
Age: 70 years old
Nationality: Canadian
Net Worth: $1 million
Children: Son- Christopher Michael and Daughter- Jennifer Anne Candy.

The Ceramicist and Abstract painter, Rosemary Margaret Hobor was the wife of late entertainment actor, John Candy. Rose was born on November 30, 1948, in Toronto, Canada.

The pair, Rosemary and John, walked down the aisle together in the year 1979. The 14 years 8 months relationship between John and Rosemary ended when John died on March 4, 1994. The beautiful pair shares two children-Christopher Michael and Jennifer Anne Candy.

Net Worth and Earnings of Rosemary Margaret Hobor

The wife of famous actor, Rosemary Margaret Hobor, lives a lavish and luxurious lifestyle. Hobor has inherited her husband’s astounding property after his demise. Hobor has a huge estimated Net worth of $1 million earned from her several endeavors. Besides that, Rosemary constantly works with charity foundations including Make-A-Wish and Pediatric AIDS Foundation.

John amassed his net worth as a member of Toronto’s Second City comedy troupe and also starred in the “SCTV” series before breaking out with films. Some of John’s blockbuster movies include- Splash, Cool Runnings, Summer Rental, and Uncle Buck. Rosemary’s husband, John has a Net Worth of $15 million.

The Candy family owns land in Queensville, Ont. Besides that, Rosemary and her husband bought a 20-acre farm, 20 miles north of Toronto, near Newmarket. Candy and Hobor raised their daughter Jennifer, and son Christopher in Toronto until mid-1980’s when they moved to Los Angeles.

Tragic Death of John Candy

The death of 43-year-old John Candy was one of the sad things to happen in Rosemary’s life. John was a gregarious family man who was equal parts prankster and serious parent.

The international treasure, John Candy died from a presumed myocardial infraction after completing his new film “Wagons East“. However, no autopsy was performed on John’s body. Candy’s body was found early in the morning in his residence on the Durango, Mexico. The movie veteran was dead before paramedics arrived.

Rosemary, husband, John Candy and family

Rosemary’s husband, John died because of a heart attack when he was 43-years-old. Image source: Hollywoodreporter

According to an expert in heart disease, his death was not necessarily a result of his 275 pounds. However, the 43-year-old heavyset actor struggled for some years with weight-related health issues.

Rosemary’s husband Candy’s funeral was at St. Martin of  Tours Catholic Church in Los Angeles. John was entombed in the mausoleum at Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City. Candy was one of the first four entertainers ever to be honored by Canada Post after being featured on a postage stamp.

Children- Christopher Michael and Jennifer Anne Candy

Rosemary’s daughter, Jennifer is an actress and television producer, having production credits for various television series including Prom Queen and Sam has 7 Friends. Likewise, Son Christopher is also in the show business.

Rosemary Candy with her kids- Jennifer and Chris.

John Candy’s wife, Rosemary lives with her two children- Jenn and Chris.
Image source: Hollywoodreporter

In an emotional news interview, John and Rosemary’s son, actor Chris shares memories of his late father. Likewise, Chris opens up about the star’s lasting legacy on Hollywood. Despite his death for over 20 years now, Chris feels like John is still within him. Moreover, Chris believes that Candy was an amazing actor and there is no one like him.

According to daughter Jennifer, because the reason for her father’s heart attack was overweight, her mother has instilled healthy eating habits in her and her brother. The family is extra conscious about their health and make sure to get their regular health tests.

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