Joey Chestnut net worth: 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 stardom 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).
Joey Chestnut Net Worth
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Date of Birth
Nov 25, 1983 (32 years old)
United States of America
6 ft (1.8542 m)
220 lbs (99.79 kg)
Joseph Christian Chestnut, Joey "Jaws" Chestnut
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