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Rosemary Margaret Hobor

Rosemary Margaret Hobor

The wife of late Canadian actor, Rosemary Margaret Hobor came into the limelight after she married John Candy. Now we know her as the widow of actor John. Sadly, her husband died of a heart attack on sets.

Her Life Before She Married John Candy

On 30th August 1949, Rosemary Margaret Hobor came was born in Toronto, Canada. Her zodiac sign is Virgo. Rosemary has Canadian nationality and is from a white ethnic background.

She met John Candy when she attended Neil McNeil Catholic High School. Moreover, Rosemary has never talk anything about her parents and siblings, so there is no information regarding them.

What is the Net Worth of Rosemary Margaret Hobor?

Rosemary Margaret Hobor being the wife of a famous comedian John lives a lavish and luxurious life. She received her husband’s wealthy property after his death. Rosemary has a net worth of approximately $1 million by working in the art industry.

Rosemary Margaret Hobor with her late husband John
Caption: Rosemary Margaret Hobor with her late husband John (Photo: Shedoesthecity)

Moreover, John candy had an estimated net worth of $15 million at the time of his death. Besides, Hobor helps charity foundations including Make-A-Wish and the Pediatric AIDS Foundation. John’s family has its own land in Queensville. Also, Mr. and Mrs. Candy bought a 20-acre farm which is about 20 miles away from the north of Toronto near Newmarket.

Blissful Married Life Ended with Her Husband Death

Rosemary Margaret Hobor did not have an affair with anyone. In the year 1979, Rosemary tied a knot with a Canadian comedian and actor John Candy. John struggled a lot because of his weight and Rosemary always pushed him to eat healthy food.

The lovely duo has two children i.e. a daughter and a son. On 3rd February 1980, Rosemary gave birth to their daughter Jennifer Anne Candy. After four years of birth of Jennifer, Christopher Candy was born on 23rd September 1984. But her blissful married life ended after the death of her husband.

Life After Her Husband’s Death

After 14 years of their marriage, on 4th March 1994, Hobor’s husband John died at the age of 43 from a presumed myocardial infarction. The lovely duo has two children i.e. a daughter and a son. On 3rd February 1980, Rosemary gave birth to their daughter Jennifer Anne Candy. After four years of birth of Jennifer, Christopher Candy was born on 23rd September 19 After the death of her husband, Rosemary alone educated and raised her children very well. Both the children’s of the Candy family always wanted to follow in their dad’s footsteps and wanted to be a part of the entertainment industry. Now, both children are of well-known Hollywood personalities.

Caption: Rosemary And her husband John (Photo: BiographyPedia)

Likewise, in an interview their son, Christopher told about his dead father. He even said that though it’s been more than 25 years of his father’s death, Christopher still feels that John Candy is with him. John Candy was a great actor and his son Christopher also thinks the same. In addition, Jennifer said that her mother Rosemary, and brother Christopher follow a healthy food diet. Cause the reason her father got a heart attack was due to his overweight. Candy family focuses on their health and makes sure that their routine checkup is done wisely.


Rosemary used to work in the art industry. But after marriage, she became a housewife and is popular only because John Candy married her. John is one of the best actors in the 70s and has shown his acting creativity in movies and television series. He played the role of Carpentier in the movie ‘Lost and Found’ in the year 1979. And the role of Pinky in an action/adventure the movie ‘The Courage of Kavik and Wolf Dog’ in the year 1980. John received lots of appreciation from his fans. As an honor, two of his films were released after he died. His last movie is ‘Wagons East’ and the movie was completed when he was 43 years old.

Caption: Hobor’s husband John Candy (Photo: Closer Weekly)

Candy alongside Bruce McNall and Wayne Gretzky owned the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League. The commitment of the renowned Canadian celebrities in the club even grabbed the attention of the public and the media in Canada. John and other co-owners bought highly popular and talented National Football League players such as Raghib Ismail for a lot of wealth. Their team was the winner of the Gray Cup in the year 1991 with 36:21 against Calgary.

The Career of Her Children

As we have mentioned above, Rosemary and John shared a beautiful daughter named Jennifer. An actress and television producer is her profession.

Caption: Rosemary’s daughter and her father John (Photo: 9Gag)

Jennifer has produced many TV series such as ‘Prom Queen’. Moreover, Rosemary’s son Christopher is being seen in business.

Facts of Rosemary Margaret Hobor

Full NameRosemary Margaret Hobor
Net Worth$1 million
Date Of Birth30th August 1949
Age71 years 4 months
Place Of BirthToronto, Canada
PartnerJohn Candy
ChildrenJennifer Anne Candy, Christopher Candy


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