Candy Godiva, born on September 18, 1972, successfully established a career as a “mukbang.” “Mukbang” is a term of Korean origin translated as “eat” in English. She launched her YouTube Channel “Hungry Fatchick” on December 6, 2010, and she finds fulfillment in this career. She has categorically stated that her channel is an eating channel, not a weight loss channel. 11 years ago, she posted her first YouTube video titled “Hungry Fatchick Visits A Sonic Drive-In” which has garnered over 260,000 views. Currently, her channel has hit 14 million views and is still having flowing traffic of viewers. We are excited to help you celebrate her birthday.
Hungry Fat Chick
September 18, 1972
Candy Godiva is a professional mukbang YouTuber. Mukbang is a profession that entails eating anything edible! Godiva indulges in making videos of herself feasting on fast foods and takeouts on her YouTube channel “Hungry Fatchick” which she launched over 10 years ago. Since then, her YouTube channel has gained popularity and currently boasts over 240,000 subscribers with over 50 million views. Since then, her YouTube career has been very successful and promising.
Godiva is of North American ethnicity. She was born in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, in the United States on September 18, 1972. Godiva’s grandparents brought her up in South Louisiana and she currently resides in Las Vegas, Nevada. There are not many elaborate facts about her. However, she has mentioned that she has a half-sister who she never had the luxury of knowing very well. She claims that her parents and grandparents were alcohol addicts. Godiva alleges that her mother had been jealous of her and describes their relationship as ‘toxic and neglected.’ She attributes part of her struggles to these constrained relationships and destructive habits. Ironically, she hinted that part of what made her decide to start making mukbang content was her struggles with her body image, weight loss, and depression. Godiva and her ex-husband were blessed with two children, a girl, and a boy, who currently stay with their paternal grandmother.
Interestingly, Godiva is a self-made internet sensation who took the YouTube space by storm. This mukbang understands the power of partnership as she has uploaded several mukbang videos featuring her fellow mukbang, Nikocado Avocado. At the time of this writing, their most recent joint mukbang upload titled “Fatburger Feast With Nikokado Avocado Mukbang” which was published on April 23, 2022, has attracted over 112,000 views. Notably, Godiva’s top three most popular uploads include “Massive Italian Feast Mukbang,” published on May 4, 2019, “Jollibee Mukbang Eating Show,” uploaded on October 15, 2017, and “Cooking and Eating Ribs with Mashed Potatoes and Corn on the Cob Mukbang (Eat with Me)” published on April 9, 2017, have three million, 2.5 million and 1.2 million views respectively.
Godiva makes a debut on her youtube channel named “Hungry Fatchick.”
Godiva and Avocado, who is also a mukbang YouTube star team up to jointly produce a mukbang upload titled “Indian Food | Butter Chicken with Nikocado Avocado.”
Godiva uploads a mukbang video titled “Massive Italian Feast Mukbang” which has over three million views at the moment.
As of 2021, her net worth is estimated to be $1 million from $500,000 in the previous years.
Why We Love Candy Godiva
She challenges the status quo
We live in a world where people deny themselves food with a view of "watching" their weight. Godiva challenges that state and eats her fill.
We are a product of our upbringing
She would indulge in food as a young child according to how she was being treated. She carried the habit of overeating into adulthood and how she lives her daily life.
She found a career doing what she loves — eating
Money is not the only aim of a good career. However, a career founded on passion is more fulfilling and sustainable as demonstrated by Godiva.
5 Surprising Facts
Godiva eats 500 lbs calories at once
An average person would be uncomfortable with that quantity of calorie intake but Godiva chucks that down in one sitting.
Godiva weighs about 204 kilograms
Her weight makes her among the heaviest of the mukbang YouTubers.
She struggled with her body and weight
Although she's had struggles with her body, she still indulges in producing mukbang videos.
She gets multiple negative comments
She gets multiple negative comments in her YouTube comment section, but it has never stopped her from doing what she enjoys.
South Korean mukbang YouTubers inspired Godiva
Coupled with her love for large amounts of food, Godiva was inspired by the South Korean mukbang YouTubers to venture into this lucrative profession that gained popularity in 2011.
Candy Godiva FAQs
Are Candy Godiva and Nikocado Avocado dating?
No, the two are good friends who share common interests as mukbangs.
Is Candy Godiva suffering from health problems?
As an obese individual, we expect her to be suffering from multiple health complications. However, she is in good health except for her depression which sets in occasionally.
What are Candy Godiva’s favorite quotes?
One of Godiva’s favorite quotes is “Pain reminds me that I’m still alive.”
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