On November 22, 1989, Candice Rickelle Glover was born. Her hometown was Beaufort, South Carolina. She is the eldest of five children. She went to Beaufort High School and graduated in 2008. Glover is reportedly single and not dating anyone as of 2022.
The season 12 American Idol winner was the first female vocalist to win the competition since Jordin Sparks in season six. Glover was eliminated from the first two rounds of Idol auditions. She made it to the preliminaries in her third audition for the 12th season. Glover previously tried out for AI’s seasons 9 and 11. Glover was dissatisfied with the public’s reaction to her debut album. Nonetheless, she told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution in an interview that she doesn’t regret being on American Idol.
Glover’s debut album was released in 2014. Following the release of her album, the AI winner took a break from posting on social media. Glover took a break from being active on social media platforms due to a communication breakdown related to the release of her album.
Glover spoke candidly to NBC News about her reaction to the situation, saying:
“That definitely affected me … and by me not really posting on social media and stuff, definitely when you’re not letting people know what you do every day, you kind of lose that audience.”
Following that, the 33-year-old singer maintained a low-key career in music. Glover has followed through by writing songs and distributing them through Sound Cloud.
Glover appeared in the Christmas musical “Home for the Holidays” in 2017. When she was cast in the musical, the musician was able to showcase her vocal abilities on Broadway.
Glover’s net worth is estimated to be $1 million in 2022.