What is Joey Chestnut’s Real Name?

Joey Chestnut’s real name is Joseph Christian Chestnut. In 2007, Chestnut was victorious at the Wing Bowl XV, which is held in Philadelphia at the Wachovia Center on an annual basis.

He won the Wing Bowl competition and set a new record by consuming 182 chicken wings in the allotted time, making him the all-time record holder.

Joey Chestnut
Joey Chestnut

In a video that was uploaded to YouTube, Chestnut was seen consuming a gallon of milk in just 41 seconds. At the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest held on July 4, 2007, in Coney Island, Brooklyn, New York, Chestnut and Kobayashi competed against the other contestants in an attempt to set a new record for the fastest eating of hot dogs.

Chestnut defeated Kobayashi with a score of 66–63, which resulted in the latter experiencing his first loss in the competition in over six years.

Chestnut won the Krystal Square Off World Hamburger Eating Championship on October 28, 2007, in Chattanooga, Tennessee. During the competition, Chestnut ate 103 Krystal burgers between the hours of 2:33 and 2:41. This is Chestnut’s all-time best performance, and it sets a new record for the world.

In 2008, Chestnut broke not one but two world records. On February 1, he participated in the Wing Bowl XVI in Philadelphia, where he ate 241 wings in only thirty minutes. At the Wing Bowl XX in 2011, Takeru Kobayashi smashed this record by eating 337 wings in a single competition.


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