Sanni McCandless (born June 30, 1992) is a life coach, rock climber, and co-founder from Seattle, Washington, USA. She is known as the girlfriend of American rock climber Alex Honnold. She also started her career working as events and marketing coordinator for EnergySavvy (a software company).
Sanni later left her job in 2016 after two years. In fact, the main reason for leaving was that Sanni wanted to travel.
Moreover, the 26-year-old trainer later started her own business. She is one of the founders of a company called Outwild. It is an outing carnival with group activities to promote a more outdoor and value-oriented lifestyle.
In addition, McCandless is a certified professional life coach from iPEC Coaching. Later, she became a rock climber because of her passion: travel. Her full real name is Cassandra “Sanni” McCandless.
Sanni McCandless Parents & Early Life
She was born on 30 June 1992 in Washington, USA. Sanni McCandless is currently 26 years old (2018). Her father “Jay McCandless” is an electromagnetic wave engineer. Cassandra’s mother “Leslie Marijke McCandless” is a corporate public relations specialist.
She also has a sister (name unknown). A rock climber, she spent her childhood in Washington and North Carolina. She completed her school education at East Chapel Hill High School.
Sanni later graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2014. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a Master’s degree in Spanish. In addition, the life coach worked for a few months as a hospitality assistant at WorkAway in Cordoba, Spain.
Personal Affairs, Boyfriend & Spouse
Cassandra is dating her boyfriend, Alex Honold. He is also an American rock climber. His free solo climbing in El Capitan Yosemite Park is quite popular. In fact, Alex’s trip has been filmed and broadcast as “Free Solo” (National Geographic documentary).
In addition, the couple met for the first time at the launch of Honnold’s book “Alone on the Wall”. She went with her boyfriend to the event. Later, she approached Alex to sign his copy of the book. In addition, McCandless gave the mountaineer his number.
The love partners even dated in Seattle. Sanni and Alex had a great climbing trip in Switzerland. They are currently living together in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Quick Facts about Sanni McCandless
|Real Full Birth Name||Cassandra “Sanni” McCandless.|
|Profession||Life Coach, Rock Climber, and Co-Founder.|
|Famous for||Being the girlfriend of Alex Honnold.|
|Age (As of 2023)||31 years old.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||June 30, 1992.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||1. Washington, D.C., USA.
2. North Carolina, USA.
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Cancer.|
|Ethnicity||White Caucasian Descent.|
|Current Residence||Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5′ 6″.
Centimeters: 168 cm.
Meters: 1.68 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 55 Kg.
Pounds: 121 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Breast-waist-hips)||34-24-35.|
|Shoe Size (US)||8.|
|Tattoo details?||Will Update.|
|Hair Color||Light Brown.|
|Parents||Father: Jay McCandless.
Mother: Leslie Marijke McCandless.
|Personal Life Relationship|
|School||East Chapel Hill High School.|
|College/ University||The University of North Carolina.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Robert Downey, Jr.
Actress: Jennifer Aniston.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Paris.|
|Love to do||Traveling, Trekking, and Mountain Climbing.|
|Favorite Food||Italian Cuisine.|
|Net worth (approx.)||$70,000 (As of 2018).|
|Annual Income & Earnings||Under Review.|
|Office Address||Not Known|
|Home Details||Will Update.|
|Mobile or Phone Number||N.A.|
|Email Address||Not found.|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Sanni McCandless
- Most of the time she travels with her lover and lives in a van when they are on the road.
- Sanni traveled to Mexico as part of a Spanish language learning program when he was studying at UNC.
- In addition, Alex Honnold’s girlfriend also taught Spanish at the elementary school level as a Spanish tutor.
- While in college, she worked briefly as a waitress at a local pizzeria.
- In fact, she also worked as a nanny for a local family.
- She has an estimated net worth of more than 70 000 USD.
- Cassandra is also still the business manager of the female Cappella group Cadence.
- She also worked for the Durham Arts Council in North Carolina as an intern. She later became a rock climber and arts services assistant.
- Sanni McCandless is 168 centimeters (5 feet 6 inches) tall and weighs approximately 55 kilograms (121 pounds).
- The rock climber also has a decent number of fans on her Instagram account, which has more than 95,4 thousand followers.