Kandy Johnson Isley is an American singer who, along with her sister Kim Johnson, is a member of the band JS. She is also the wife of Ronald Isley, a recording artist, songwriter, record producer, and occasional actor from the United States.
Age of Kandy Isley
Kandy Johnson was born in Los Angeles, California, and has two sisters, Krystal and Kim Johnson. From a young age, all three sisters were passionate about singing and songwriting, and they even formed their own group. Kandy even continued her musical education and began singing professionally in 1989.
There is little information available about her parents and early life. Kandy enrolled at Mount St. Mary’s College in Emmitsburg, Maryland, after graduating from high school in 1995. She graduated in 1997 with a degree in music and communications.
Kandy Isley’s Husband and Marrie Life
Kandy met her husband Ronald Isley when she was just starting out in the music business. Kandy and her sister Kim’s group was managed by The Isley Brothers.
The couple married in September 2005, and in December 2007, they were blessed with a baby boy, whom they named Ronald Isley Jr. They share a home in St. Louis, Los Angeles. Ronald was previously married and divorced twice before marrying Kandy.
Kandy Isley’s Net Worth
Kandy is a successful singer and songwriter who has worked in the music industry since 2001. Though there is no official information about her net worth, it is estimated that she has a net worth of around $1 million US dollars from her professional music career.
Aside from that, her husband, Ronald Isley, is estimated to have a net worth of around $3 million US dollars.
Kim, Krystal, and Kandy Johnson began singing together in church choirs before being joined by touring gospel artists such as Andrae Crouch and Shirley Caesar. Krystal left the band after marrying Phillip Bailey of Earth, Wind & Fire.
The JS sisters began their singing career by appearing on US television shows such as The Oprah Winfrey Show and Ally McBeal, singing alongside Barbra Streisand, supporting Erykah Badu in concert, and contributing vocals to the theme song of another US show, One World.
Their talent drew the attention of the Isley Brothers as Ronald Isley considered launching their own recording career, and in 2001, the group signed with The Isley Brothers’ management and appeared on their Eternal (2001) and Body Kiss (2003) albums.
The JS duo released their own album, Ice Cream, in 2003, which included the songs Ice Cream and Love Angel. They were even featured in the single Busted from The Isley Brothers’ album Body Kiss.
Kandy and Kim collaborated on a new song titled Free, which speaks to peace, healing, reconciliation, and love, following the deaths of African Americans Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd.
Kandy also worked as a fashion and beauty expert for Fox News in 2011, a position she still holds. Kandy is still involved with the group JS, which includes her sister Kim. They write and compose their own songs together.
There have been many rumors surrounding the singer and her relationship with Ronald Isley, as many people believed their relationship was a hoax and even labeled Kandy as a gold digger due to their 35-year age relationship. However, Kandy has always been practical and positive in the face of all the rumors.
According to the reports, Kandy is 43 years old and has been spending her time as Ronald Isley’s wife despite Ron’s imprisonment. Their wedding was extravagant, with Ron spending more than $3 million of his own money.
The public was outraged because they assumed she was married solely for the purpose of stealing his wealth. Despite the people’s hatred and negative views, she literally based those rumors on an interview. She stated,