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Joey Chestnut is an American eating competition champion. Joey Chestnut's relationship status is possibly single.

Relationship Facts of Joey Chestnut

Joey Chestnut is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Joey Chestnut dating after splitting with his former partner?

Joey Chestnut’s relationship status is possibly single. His current affair and girlfriend are not disclosed.

Past Affairs

But previously, he was in a romantic relationship with Neslie Ricasa. They dated each other for quite a long time and finally in 2014, he proposed to her.

However, there was no wedding because this couple broke up in early 2015.

Who is Joey Chestnut?

Joey Chestnut is an American eating competition champion. He is currently at number one on Major League Eating’s list.

He is Aug 2020, ate a huge pizza of 4.1kg in only 32 minutes and 14 seconds. The video was featured on MrBeast’s YouTube channel.

Moreover, in the same year in July, he finished 75 Nathan’s Hot Dogs and buns in just 10 minutes at Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest, in NY.

Who are the parents of Joey Chestnut?

His birthdate is 25 Nov 1983 and he was born in Fulton County, Kentucky, the United States as Joseph Christian Chestnut. The name of his mother is Alicia and his father is Merlin.

Joey’s ancestry is Caucasian and as per his academics, he graduated from San Jose State University.

Joey Chestnut- Professional Life, Career

Joey Chestnut is mostly known for his hot dog-eating capacity. He won Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest, not one or two times but a total of 13 times.

His first win was in 2007, then from 2008 till 2014. He lost the match in the year but again gained his reputation in 2016 by eating a total of 70 hot dogs. He was the champion in the 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020’s competitions.

Some of his other world records are,

  • eating 2.9kg of Horseshoe sandwiches in ten minutes in 2006.
  • ate 2.7kg of Funnel cake in ten minutes in 2009.
  • ate 53 Taco Bells in ten minutes in 2011.
  • ate 6.24 kg of Pork ribs in 2013 at Travel Channel’s Hotel Impossible.
  • ate 23 Meat pies in ten minutes in 2016.
  • ate Pizza of 2-foot in ten minutes in 2019.

Joey Chestnut- Net Worth, Salary

He collected a net worth of around $2.5 million US as of 2023. His salary from his career is not disclosed.

He has his own label of Dipping sauces. The hot dog eating competition’s prize if of total $40k. The first contestant will receive around $10k, the second $5,000, the Third $2,500, the Fourth $1,500, and the Fifth $1,000.

Rumors, Controversy

This amazing eater is keeping himself away from rumors and desperate scandals. He is always on the media for consuming enormous food items.

Body Features- Height, Weight

Joey Chestnut’s height is 6 ft and his body weight is 100 kg. Similarly, his eyes are light brown plus his hair color is also light brown.

He trained his body for the eating competitions by consuming enough milk, water, and protein supplements.

Is Joey Chestnut active on social media?

Joey is not available on social sites like Instagram accounts. But he has more than 36k followers on Twitter and over 25k followers on Facebook.

Also, he has made a YouTube channel that has over 200k supporters.


  • As of 2022, he is 38 years old.
  • His zodiac sign is Sagittarius.
  • He joined Twiiter in Sep 2009.
  • The public gave him two nicknames The Glizzy Gladiator and Jaws.
  • He at present lives in Westfield, Indiana.

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