Candace Payne

Speaker / Author / Viral Sensation / Women's Events


Candace Payne – Speaker, Author, Viral Sensation, Women’s Events Speaker

Candace Payne is a viral sensation whose video of trying on a Chewbacca Mask became the most-viewed Facebook Live video to date (175+ million views). She has been featured in more than 3,000 media outlets and has interviewed with major media such as “Good Morning America,” “The Late Late Show with James Corden,” The New York Times, PEOPLE and Cosmopolitan. Candace released her first book, Laugh It Up: Embrace Freedom and Experience Defiant Joy, and simultaneous small-group curriculum, Defiant Joy: What Happens When You’re Full of It (both Zondervan), in fall 2017.

Candace Payne lives in Texas with her husband, two children, and ornery pugs.

About Candace Payne

  • Traveling From: Dallas, TX
  • Travel Requirements: 2 Coach Airfares / Local Ground Transportation
  • Price Range: Call Agent For Details
  • Speaking Topics: Joy / Evicting Shame From Your Life / How to Live in the Waiting / Reclaiming Joy in Seasons of Personal Drought
  • Contact: Greg Oliver

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Laugh it Up!

Laugh It Up! tells the rest of the story behind the woman in the mask. Like most of us, Candace has often felt overlooked, undervalued, and insignificant. But she has also discovered the secrets to unshakable joy that no circumstance can take away, and Laugh It Up! will help you discover and experience the same.

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