|Candice Dupree Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 2 in|
|Date of Birth||August 16, 1986|
Candice Dupree is an American professional basketball player who has represented Chicago Sky (2006-2009), Phoenix Mercury (2010-2016), and Indiana Fever (2017-Present) in the WNBA (Women’s National Basketball Association). In her debut WNBA season (2006), she was named in both the WNBA ‘All-Rookie Team’ and the WNBA ‘All-Star Team’. She repeated the latter feat in 2007, 2009, 2014, 2015, 2017, and 2019. In 2014, she won the WNBA Championship with Phoenix Mercury. At the international level, she was an integral member of the United States’ squads that won the ‘Gold’ medal at the World University Games (2005), and the FIBA (Fédération Internationale de Basketball) World Championship for Women (2010, 2014). During the WNBA off-season, she has represented clubs and teams such as WBC Wisła Kraków (2007–2009) in Poland, Good Angels Košice (2009–2011) in Slovakia, WBC Spartak Moscow Region (2011–2013) in Russia, Dynamo Kursk (2013–2014) in Russia, Zhejiang Golden Bulls (2014–2015) in China, Nadezhda Orenburg (2015) in Russia, ZVVZ USK Praha (2016–2017) in Czechia, and Sopron Basket (2018–2019) in Hungary. With WBC Wisła Kraków, she won the PLKK League Championship in 2008 and was named the series’ MVP (Most Valuable Player). She had also won a national championship Good Angels Košice.
Candice Joanna Dupree
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
Indiana, United States
Candice had graduated from Paul R. Wharton High School in Tampa, Florida. She then joined the Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 2002 and graduated from there in 2006.
Professional Basketball Player
- Father – Toussaint Dupree (Former Air Force Officer)
- Mother – Patricia Mungenast (Former Air Force Officer)
- Siblings – Crystal Dupree (Twin Sister), Shayna Dupree (Younger Sister)
- Others – Erica McCall (Sister-in-Law) (Professional Basketball Player), Gregory McCall (Father-in-Law), LaShelle Bonner (Mother-in-Law), Vin’Centia Dewberry (Sister-in-Law), Justin Mccall (Brother-in-Law)
4 – Indiana Fever
6 ft 2 in or 188 cm
81 kg or 178.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Candice has dated –
- DeWanna Bonner (2016–Present) – Candice got married to her former Phoenix Mercury teammate DeWanna Bonner in 2016. In 2017, DeWanna gave birth to twin girls, through surrogacy, named Cali and Demi.
Race / Ethnicity
She is of African-American descent.
She often tends to dye her hair blonde, silver, or platinum.
- Toned physique
- Has her left arm covered in tattoos
- Ever-changing hairstyle
- Has a Lion’s face tattooed on her right shoulder
- Affable smile
Candice Dupree Facts
- Born in Oklahoma, Candice was primarily brought up in Tampa, Florida where her family had relocated. She completed her schooling in that state. In 2002, while representing Wharton High School, she was named the ‘Federal Division and Tampa Tribune Player of the Year’.
- For her splendid performances in her college career, representing Temple University, she was picked 6th overall in the 1st round of the 2006 WNBA Draft by Chicago Sky.
- In a rare occurrence, she had competed in the ‘Shooting Stars’ competition in the all-male NBA‘s ‘All-Star Game Weekend’ in both 2007 and 2008. She had represented the Chicago Bulls in both years.
- In 2009, she was selected in the ‘Rest of the World’ (non-European) squad for the year’s EuroLeague ‘Women All-Star Game’.
- In 2010, she was named the ‘Philadelphia-area Player of the Decade’ by The Philadelphia Inquirer newspaper.
Featured Image by Candice Dupree / Instagram