Joey Chestnut net worth and salary: Joey Chestnut is an American competitive eater who a net worth of $800,000. Joey Chestnut was born on November 25, 1983 in Vallejo, California. He got his start in the world of competitive eating in 2005 while he was still a student at San Jose State. One of Joey's first major events was an asparagus eating competition. During this competition Joey came in in first place after eating nearly six and a half pounds of deep fried asparagus in just 11.5 minutes. From there, he entered the world famous Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest, where he placed third having swallowed 32 hot dogs. Chestnut's eating star continued to rise, defeating Sonya Thomas in the Waffle House World Waffle Eating championship in 2005. In his most recent outing at the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest, Chestnut earned his eighth straight victory, eating 61 entire hot dogs and buns. Joey's all time record in one competition is 69 hot dogs. Competitive eating is a full time job for Joey. He trains all year round by constantly fasting and stretching his stomach with protein supplements, water and milk. Throughout the year, Joey's weight fluctuates between 210 and 225 pounds. His current goal is to consume 70 hot dogs in one competition some day. Joey holds the records for eating hard boiled eggs (141 in eight minutes), bratwurst (70 in 10 minutes), Matzoh balls (78 in eight minutes), hot dogs (69 in 10 minutes at the 2013 Nathan's contest), steak (4.5 pounds plus sides in under nine minutes), pork ribs (13.76 pounds in 12 minutes) and asparagus (12.8 pounds in 10 minutes).
Joseph Christian "Jaws" Chestnut is an American competitive eater. The 6-foot-tall, 225-pound competitive eater is currently ranked first in the world by the International Federation of Competitive Eating. He is a Vallejo, California native who currently resides in San Jose,...
Date of Birth
- November 25, 1983
- Joseph Christian Chestnut
- Joey "Jaws" Chestnut
- 6 ft (1.8542 m)
- 220 lbs (99.79 kg)
- United States of America
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Joey Chestnut Videos
Joey Chestnut Dominates In Hooters Wing OffAnother huge eating victory for Joey Chestnut who destroyed all challengers in the Hooters Wing Eating Championship in Vegas last night by crushing...
Joey Chestnut Sets New World Record With 384 GyozasJoey Chestnut has reclaimed his title as King of the Gyozas eating 384 of the dumplings in 10 minutes this weekend, shattering the world record.
How To Eat A Hot Dog Like Eating Champ Joey ChestnutRicky and Buck attempt to eat some hotdogs like Joey Chestnut.
2014 Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest - Joey ...Joey "Jaws" Chestnut holds off tremendous challenge from Matt Stonie on the way to his ...
Jon Gruden Grills Joey Chestnut - YouTubeJon Gruden coaches up Joey Chestnut for Hooters National Chicken Wing Day on Tuesday ...