Joey Chestnut is a famous American food competitive eater. He is known as the top person in the world in Major League Eating. His weight is around 104 kg, and his height is 6 feet and 1 inch. He has won many awards by eating food at different competitions. He has also made a world record by consuming 68 HDB in the year 2009 and then, later on, he broke his own record in the year 2012. If you are interested to know the net worth of Joey Chestnut in 2018, then you can read this article ahead.
Early life & Biography
He was born on 25th November in the year 1983 in Vallejo in California. At present, he is living in San Jose in California. He used to go to San Jose University and then he got into an eating competition in the year 2005. At that time he ate deep-fried asparagus in 11.5 minutes beating Rich LeFevre. In the month of October, he made another record by eating 32.5 grilled cheese sandwiches in just 10 minutes.
In the year, he proposed Neslie Ricasa who was his longtime girlfriend. He completed his training by keeping fast and drinking milk and protein supplements. He thinks of his career as a dedication where he completes all the challenges by focusing on his heart and mind. In the year 2017, he defended his own title when he ate seventy-two hot dogs. He separated from his girlfriend named Neslie Ricasa in the year 2015 before the wedding date. Nothing much has been known about his present relationship as he has not revealed anything about it.
Career, Awards & Nominations
He started his career in the year 2005 when he was in University, and then he qualified for the Nathan Contest in the year 2006, and he ate 50 hot dogs at that time. In the year 2007, he won another championship by eating 182 chicken wings in just 30 minutes, and he became the Wing bowl champion. On his YouTube channel, he was seen drinking one gallon of milk in 41 seconds only.
In the year 2008, he set a new record by eating 72 ounces of ribeye steak and other things in just 8 minutes and 52 seconds. In the year 2009, he consumed ten pounds macaroni. In the year 2010, Joey Chestnut ate 380 wontons in only eight minutes. He is going to break many more records in the future by eating a huge amount of food.
Net worth & Earnings
The net worth of Joey chestnut is $1 million by winning eating competitions. He has also eaten half a pound of asparagus only in 11.5 minutes. He has won many eating championships, and now he wants to eat seventy hot dogs in one day in competition. In the year 2012, he completed his graduation from San Jose State. In the year 2013, he beat his record by eating 69 HDB only in ten minutes. In the year 2014, he ate more than 61 hot dogs.
Joey Chestnut also lost a Contest in the year 2015, and then he gains championship belt in the year 2016. He got separated from his girlfriend in the year 2015 before winning another championship. In the year 2007, he was able to win 92nd annual Hot Dog eating competition and set a new world record. He has been able to make various world records in his career till now. He is going to win many more titles in a coming year. Now, he has become a famous person who has won a number of competitions till now. It is very important