Rosemary Margaret Hobor came into the spotlight after she married John Candy Canadian actor. Now she is popular as the widow of Canadian comedian & actor John.

Late John Candy's wife Rosemary Margaret Hobor with her son Christopher
Caption: Late John Candy's wife Rosemary Margaret Hobor with her son Christopher (Photo: Instagram)

Rosemary Margaret Hobor Biography

On 30 August 1949, Rosemary Margaret Hobor was born in Toronto, Canada. Her birth sign is Virgo. Having Canadian nationality, Rosemary is of mixed ethnicity. 

But she has kept details of her parents' siblings, and her early life in the dark. She enrolled at Neil McNeil Catholic High School located in Toronto, Canada. The school is an all-girls institution. 

Who is Rosemary Margaret Hobor Husband?

Rosemary unexpectedly met John at their secondary school. After their first meeting, the duo experienced passionate feelings for each other. After graduation from his school, Rosemary and John started dating each other in the year 1969. The couple is able to turn their love life into married life.

Rosemary Margaret Hobar exchanged the wedding vows with her husband John Candy on April 28, 1979. Under ten months after their marriage, they became parents of their first child daughter Jennifer Candy born on 3rd February 1980. Four years late, the couple welcomed their 2nd child son Christopher Candy born on 23rd September 1984.

Rosemary and John's married life ended in the year 1994 not by divorce but because of her husband's death. She was only 45 years old at the time of her husband John's death. After the death of her hubby, Rosemary took obligation regarding the schooling & raising her two children. She brought up her children well. Now, both of her children is a well-known name in the Hollywood industry. 

Rosemary Margaret Hobor Husband Death

Rosemary Margaret Hobor's husband John Candy died on the 4th of March, 1994. John's prime cause of death is a heart attack and died at the age of 43. Her husband John died from a presumed myocardial infarction. 

Also, his last film “Wagons east” was completed. He took his last breath at his residence in Durango located in Mexico. John was found alive in the early morning but passed out just before the paramedics could arrive.

What's Rosemary Margaret Hobor Doing Now?

After the death of her husband, she starts taking care of her children. Also, Rosemary never got married again and wasn’t even seen with another man. She dedicated her life to raising her children who were only 14 and 10 at the time of their father’s death. 

Both children now are successful actors, so she is living a luxurious life. Rosemary currently enjoying her retired life and living in Canada. Also, she is actively involved with non-profit organizations. 

What's Rosemary Margaret Hobor Net Worth? 

After the death of her husband, Rosemary Margaret Hobor inherit all the property and net worth of her husband. At the time of her husband's death, John Candy had an estimated net worth of $15 million. So Rosemary Margaret has an estimated net worth of $15 million

She has been living a lavish and rich lifestyle. Also, she is constantly working with charitable foundations such as Make-A-Wish and the Pediatric AIDS Foundation. She owns land in Queensville, Ont. Also, her late husband John bought a 20-acre farm, 20 miles north of Toronto, near Newmarket. 


Rosemary Margaret Hobor became a housewife after marrying her celebrity husband John Candy. But after the death of her husband, she used a lot of her free time to collaborate with charitable foundations. 

Rosemary also worked with the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation which aims to prevent HIV infection among children and youths. Then she collaborated frequently with the Make-a-Wish Foundation, which aims to grant wishes to children who have a critical or life-threatening illness. So she is currently involved in charity work. 

About Rosemary Margaret Hobor Husband

As we already Rosemary Margaret Hobor came into the limelight as a celebrity wife. Her late husband John Candy Canadian actor and comedian was known mainly for his work in Hollywood films. He rose to fame as a member of the Toronto branch of the Second City and its Second City Television (SCTV) series. 

Also, John one of the most renowned onscreen performances was Del Griffith, the talkative shower-curtain ring salesman in the John Hughes comedy Planes, Trains, and Automobiles. On March 4, 1994, John died, and Wagons East and Canadian Bacon films were dedicated to his memory.