Joey Chestnut is an American competitive eater who has set several records eating several foods in just limited amount of time. Joey is currently ranked No. 1 in the world by Major League Eating. Recently, he set a world record of eating 74 hot dogs beating his own record of 72 which he made last year.
Chestnut made his name in Major League Eating after he won 92nd Annual Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest beating six time champion Takeru Kobayashi by eating 66 hot dogs and buns in just 12 minutes. In 2013, he won his seven title eating a total of 69 HDB breaking his own previous records of 68.
In 2015, he lost his title to Matt Stonie and then regained after one year later by eating 70 hot dogs. On July 4, 2017 he made a record by eating 72 hot dogs and again the following year to a new world record of 74.
Born Name: Joseph Christian Chestnut
Nick Name: Joey Chestnut, Jaws
Date of Birth: November 25, 1983
Age: 34 years old
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Born Place: Fulton County, Kentucky, United States
Occupation: Competitive Eater
Education: He went to Vallejo High School and then San Jose State University.
Siblings: Not Known
Other: Not Known
Joey Chestnut Height, Weight and Body Details
Height: 6 feet 1 inches or 185 cm
Weight: 230 pounds or 104 kg
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Chest Size: 43 inches or 109 cm
Arms Size: 14 inches or 36 cm
Waist Size: 35 inches or 89 cm
Shoe Size: 10 (US)
Net Worth: Joey Chestnut’s net worth is estimated to be more than $800,000.
Joey Chestnut Facts
He won 92nd Annual Nathan’s Hot Dog eating contest beating six time champion Takeru Kobayashi by eating 66 hot dogs and buns in 12 minutes.
On July 4, 2017, he raised his record to 72 hot dogs and again set the world record of 74 hot dogs in 2018.
He also has a record of eating 4.5 pounds of steak plus sides in 8 minutes and 52 seconds in 2008.