Here’s what you need to know about ’14th Mustard Belt’ winner Joey Chestnut teeth, wife, girlfriend, Hot Dog Records, net worth, and many more fascinating facts.
Joseph Christian Chestnut aka Joey Chestnut is a famous American competitive eater. Chestnut who has astonished the people with his incredible eating talent has once again ranked first in the world by Major League Eating.
And, having impressive talents in eating, recently, people are curious to learn Joey’s teeth, Hot Dog records, net worth, and many more. So, ahead, we present you with all the fascinating facts of an American competitive eater.
What’s Up with Joey Chestnut Teeth? Why His Teeth are Unbalanced?
If you have been following the talented eater, Joey Chestnut for a long time then you might have noticed that his teeth are quite unbalanced. So, what’s the reason behind his unbalanced teeth?
Have a look at Joey Chestnut teeth
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Well, the reason behind his unequal teeth is not been officially revealed by Joey. As being a professional eater, he has to eat a ton of food every time. So, we assume, eating tons of food every time might lead his tooth to be unequal.
Albeit, his teeth are quite unequal, it actually hasn’t distracted him at all. Well, it might be in the future. And, as for now, he is happy with his teeth and is yet to reveal about his unbalanced teeth by himself.
Can Joey Eat Everything Besides Hot Dogs?
Joey Chestnut seems to be picky when it comes to food. Well, CNN has mentioned that Joey likes to eat apple pie, asparagus, boysenberry pie, brats, burritos. Likewise, he also eats chicken wings, chili, corned beef sandwiches, eggs, fish tacos, funnel cake, and more.
Joey Chestnut eating Hot Dog
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But, the American competitive eater tries to stay away from spicy food. In an interview, he conceded that
I did a jalapeño contest once, and it was the only time I regretted doing a contest.
Moreover, he also shared that he stays away from sweets and crab cake contests. In 2011, he revealed that sweets and crab cake make him feel like garbage afterward.
How He Managed His Weight After Eating Ton of Foods? His Unrevealed Truth about Exercise and Diet!
Joey Chestnut who has ranked first in several eating competitions has quite managed to maintain his weight. Chestnut who can eat 75 hot dogs in 10 minutes and nine pounds of pizza in 32 minutes and 14 seconds is currently weighed around 230 pounds (100 kg). Unbelievable, right?
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Well, he managed his weight by running every day in the morning. Furthermore, he also shared the secrets behind his fit body revealing he swims and walks his dog daily. He, further, shared that for his regular diet he eats healthy food.
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Joey’s doctor also feels happy as he is maintaining his body pretty well. The American competitive eater said
My doctor is happy with how my body has responded. He worries about me when I gain weight, but he said it’s better than going on a football field and getting hit.
Actually, returning home after the contest, he actually feels rotten sometimes. He conceded that
It depends on the contest. Hot dogs it takes a day and a half, two days. If it’s chicken wings or ribs, I’ll be feeling fine the next day because I’m not eating that much food.
The California native shared that to recover from it can take up to 48 hours and sometimes more than it.
What’s the Net Worth of Joey Chestnut? Does He Have a Wife or Still Dating His Girlfriend?
Being the 13-time winner of the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest, Joey Chestnut has managed to live a lavish life. As of now, he holds a whopping net worth of $2 million. And, from his eating career since 2015, he has managed to earn close to $600,000. Besides, his professional job as a competitive eater, he doesn’t seem to have any real job.
Joey is currently dating his girlfriend, Brie
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Talking about his marital status, the 37 years old, Joey isn’t married yet. As of now, he doesn’t have a wife. But, he was once engaged to his longtime girlfriend, Neslie Ricasa. As a matter of fact, he proposed to his longtime girlfriend in the 2014 Nathan’s competition. But, sadly, they split up the following year.
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And, as of now, Joey is in a happy relationship with his girlfriend, Brie. He revealed that he is dating Brie via a Facebook post captioning the snippet
Oysters, the beach, and my amazing babe. My last weekend at home for a while. I have a bunch of contests coming up. Gyoza in L.A., pizza in New Orleans, wings in Buffalo! I love traveling and eating, but I sure do enjoy giving my stomach a break and spending time with the people I love.
It seems that Joey is loving his current relationship and shares that he wants to enjoy his leisure time with his girlfriend.
His Hot Dog Records
Joey Chestnut has recently set a new record with 76 hot dogs in 10 minutes. And, with the new record, he has won the title of men’s 14th Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest. Whereas Michelle Lesco wins the women’s title.
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After winning the men’s title, in an interview, Chestnut shared
It just felt good. Even if I was uncomfortable, having everybody cheer me and push me, it made me feel good.
In fact, he ate one more hot dog than the previous contest where he had set the men’s record last year.