‘Chewbacca Mom’ Candace Payne Has Received $420,000 in Gifts Because of Her Viral Facebook Video

Candace Payne became an overnight internet celebrity last month after she streamed a live Facebook video that went viral. The video feature Payne extremely ecstatic over her purchase of a talking Chewbacca mask. The video has been viewed over 115 million times so far and is the most viewed Facebook Live video of all time.

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Posted by Candace Payne on Thursday, May 19, 2016

It seems that the video has been insanely lucrative for Payne as she’s reportedly gotten $420,000 worth of gifts, according to Time.

Time has listed out all the gifts Payne as received so far: $3,000 in Gifts from Kohl’s, $7,500 in travel and talk show appearances, a Walt Disney vacation worth $7,500, a Fan Expo Dallas VIP Treatment worth $2,000, and $400,000 worth of college scholarships for Paynes children from Southeastern University. All these gifts total to $420,000.

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This goes to show how far one viral video can go…

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