Joseph Christian Chestnut is an American competitive eater, born on November 25, 1983. He presently holds the top spot in the world according to Major League Eating. He was born in California but lives in Westfield, Indiana. Chestnut has a height of 6 ft and a weighs of 104 kg.
The 39 years old started his career while in San Jose State University, he participated in a eating competition in 2005 with a tremendous performance break-out in the deep-fried asparagus eating championship,winning over the then champion Rich LeFevre by eating 6.3 pounds (2.9 kg) of asparagus in 11.5 minutes. In that same year he participated in the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest, eating 32 HDB, placing third.
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Chestnut won the 92nd Annual Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest on July 4, 2007, succeeding the six-time defending champion Takeru Tsunami, Kobayashi becoming the world record 66 hot dogs and buns(HDB) in 12 minutes.
Chestnut won over Thomas in the Waffle House World Waffle Eating Championship and he placed second to Kobayashi in a Krystal Square Off World Hamburger Eating Championship qualifier, eating 56 Krystal Burgers in eight minutes to his 67.
Chestnut made two new world records in 2008. He ate 241 wings in 30 minutes at the Wing Bowl XVI in Philadelphia in 2008.
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Chestnut won the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest on July 4, 2022, by finishing 63 hot dogs and buns in 10 minutes.
A protester who was put in a chokehold by Chestnut disrupted the match.
Just before defending his championship at the 2014 Nathan’s competition, Chestnut got engaged to his longtime girlfriend Neslie Ricasa. Prior to their anticipated wedding date in early 2015, the couple divorced. Currently, Chestnut lives in Westfield, Indiana. The champion is worth $2.5 million.