Candy was once married in her life, she married a TV producer at the age of 22, however, the name of her husband is not known. The couple was together for about six years. Crowley mothered two children with her producer husband who already had a daughter from his previous wedding. Her adopted daughter is already a Mom. Her eldest son Webster is a neurosurgeon, and her youngest son Jonathan works for a musical band Vinyette. The six years long marriage finally came to an end after her ex-husband was found to be cheating on her.
Candy is the graduate of Randolph-Macon Woman's College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. She then joined WASH-FM and began working as a newsroom assistant. She also worked for NBC and then in 1987, she joined CNN as a show host for Inside Politics. There she was also honored with the Broadcasters’ Award. On 5th of December 2014, she revealed that she will be leaving CNN.
She is recently taking the needed time off from her journalism career and according to sources, The 2003's Emmy winner journalist may return to the TV screen after September 2017.
The actual figure about her annual salary is unknown, however, her current net worth is reported to be around to be around $ 3 million.