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Joey Chestnut Net Worth

Joey Chestnut – Net Worth, Age, Height, Wife, Bio, Birthday, Facts, Lifestyle & Pictures

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Quick Facts
Name: Joey Chestnut
Profession: Competitive Eater & Reality Show Contestant
Nationality: American
Birthday: 25-11-1983
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Age: 40 Years

Learn about Joey Chestnut’s Net Worth, Biography, Age, Birthday, Height, Lifestyle, Family, Music Career, and Facts.


Joey Chestnut was born on November 25, 1983, in Fulton County, Kentucky, United States. He attended San Jose State University. He is widely known as a competitive eater and has made many world records. He has also won many competitions and is ranked number 1 in the world according to Major League Eating.

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Full Name: Joseph Christian Chestnut
Name Meaning: “Jehovah increases”
Nationality: American
Place of Birth: Fulton County, Kentucky, United States
Date of Birth: November 25, 1983
Blood Group: Not Disclosed
Qualification: Graduated from San Jose State University
Known As/For: Top-ranked eater in ‘Major League Eating’


He entered the 2005 deep-fried asparagus eating championship and defeated the former winners of the game, shocking everyone. The same year he set the world record for eating 32.5 grilled cheese sandwiches in ten minutes. He came in second place in the Krystal Square Off World Hamburger Eating Championship qualifier and also won the Waffle House World Waffle Eating Championship.

He was defeated by Kobayashi in 2006 at the Johnsonville World Bratwurst Eating Championship and won the Wing Bowl XV in 2007 where he ate 182 chicken wings in 30 minutes and made a record. He finally defeated Kobayashi in a hot dog-eating battle. He ate 103 Krystal burgers in 8 minutes in the World Hamburger Eating Championship and set a new World record.

He made two world records in 2008 and defeated Pat “Deep Dish” Bertoletti, who is the second highest-ranked competitive eater according to IFOCE. He made another world record in 2009 by eating 4.8 kgs of macaroni and cheese in 7 minutes. Another world record was added to his name when he ate 380 wontons in eight minutes in Singapore, in 2010. He participated in the Nathan’s Hotdog Eating Contest again in 2011 and tied his own world record at Nathan’s 97th Annual Hot Dog Eating Contest for which he received a 6th “mustard belt”.

He received another Mustard Belt in 2013 at Nathan’s 98th Annual Hot Dog Eating Contest. The same year he won the Hooters World Wing-Eating Championship and made another world record at the Hillshire Farm Bratwurst Eating World Championship.

He made his eighth consecutive win eating 61 hot dogs in 2014 and was finally defeated in 2015 by Stonie. He ate 188 wings in 12 minutes and won consecutively the third time at the United States Chicken Wing Eating Championships in 2016. He won the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest in 2017 and 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021 making records. In 2019, he won the World Poutine Eating Championship and made a world record.


  • In 2007, he drank one gallon of milk in 41 seconds which was seen on YouTube.
  • He graduated from college in 2012.
  • He voiced himself in the animated show “Scooby-Doo and Guess Who?”
  • He trains by consuming a lot of water, protein supplements, and milk.
  • He lives in Westfield, Indiana.

Net Worth

Joey has earned a good fortune by participating in many eating championships. He has also made a World Record and won prize money from taking part in championships. He appears on many different shows and gets paid for it as well. He receives many endorsements from the competition sponsors such as Coca-Cola and Netflix. Joey Chestnut’s estimated net worth in 2022 is estimated 4 million dollars.

Net Worth: $4 Million

Height & Weight

He is 6 feet tall and weighs 100 kgs.

Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Brown
Weight: 100 Kgs
Height: 6 Feet

Family & Relationships:

He was born to Merlin Chestnut and Alicia Chestnut. He is one of his six siblings. He got engaged to his longtime girlfriend Neslie Ricasa but unfortunately, the two called off the engagement before their wedding.

We are trying to find more information about his relationships and will update you here.

Father: Merlin Chestnut
Mother: Alicia Chestnut
Siblings: Not Disclosed
Ex-Fiance: Neslie Ricasa
Son/Daughter: None
Relationship Status: Single


Why is Joey Chestnut famous?

Joey Chestnut is a famous American competitive eater. He is ranked number 1 in the world by the MLE.

Who is Joey Chestnut married to?

Joey isn’t married to anyone right now. He got engaged to Neslie Ricasa and their engagement broke prior to the wedding date.

How much money does Joey Chestnut earn?

He has earned almost 120,000 dollars in Hot Dog Eating Contest victories. He also earns from brand endorsements and sponsorships. His estimated net worth is 4 million dollars.

How many hot dogs have Joey Chestnut eaten?

Joey has eaten 19,200 hot dogs in his life. This was revealed through a report from the University of Michigan.

Does Joey Chestnut work out?

He works out on holidays. He has made himself do proper diet and exercise before competitions.

Is Joey Chestnut the fastest eater in the world?

Yes, he is the fastest eater in the world. He is ranked number 1 by Major League Eating. He broke his own record and earned his 7th Mustard belt for this competition.

How fast can Joey Chestnut eat a single hot dog?

He ate 76 hot dogs in 10 minutes which means he ate 1 hot dog in 7.89 secs. He won the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest many times.

How old is Joey Chestnut Today?

November 25, 1983 is his Date of Birth, so now he is 40 Years old.

Who is Joey Chestnut dating now?

He isn’t dating anyone right now. He is single after his engagement broke with Neslie Ricasa.

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