Joey Chestnut is the American competitive eater Joey Chestnut has a net worth of $2.5 million. About 50 eating world records are under his belt, and he is currently rated first in the world.

Joey Chestnut’s Early Life

On November 25, 1983, Joseph Christian Chestnut entered this world. His early years were spent in the city of Vallejo, California. 

How much does Joey Chestnut weigh?

It’s surprising that Joey Chestnut is only 230 pounds. However, his weight is kept under control by a combination of disciplined eating and regular exercise.

Joey Chestnut’s Wife

Just before defending his 2014 Nathan’s Championship title, Joey Chestnut popped the question to his longtime girlfriend Neslie Ricasa.

Joey Chestnut’s Career

When Chestnut ingested 6.5 pounds of asparagus in 11.5 minutes, he claimed first place in the tournament in 2005. 

Joey Chestnut Hot Dog Eating Contest Record

On the Fourth of July of 2021, he ate 76 hot dogs in the allotted time, setting a new record.

World Records

He broke his own record in 2021 by ingesting 76 hot dogs in the allowed duration. In the field of competitive eating, Joey Chestnut holds nearly 50 world records

Income and Salary

Joey Chestnut earns over $500,000 a year from his hot dog eating career alone. About 3,500 eating competitions take place annually in the United States.

Joey Chestnut’s Net Worth

With over 14 million followers, he generates up to $6,000 in daily advertising money from his social media channels. With over 200,000 subscribers.

It’s hardly surprising that he eats hot dogs and has so much money given the number of endorsements.