Was Joey Chestnut In An Injury Due To Accident? Did Somebody Beat Him?

Joey Chestnut will be appearing in the Nathans Hot Dog Eating Contest with an injury. Did somebody beat him?

Hot Dog Eating legend Joey Chestnut will be looking forward to breaking his record of 76 hot dogs eaten in 10 minutes, a feat he achieved last year. However, the competitive eater is on crutches which might be a downside. 

But the 15 times Nathans Hot Dog Eating Contest winner has assured that the injury on his tandem won’t stop him. “I will be eating like a madman,” the 38-year-old said ahead of the contest. 

Was Joey Chestnut In An Injury Due To An Accident? Did Somebody Beat Him?

Joey Chestnut didn’t want to exaggerate about his tandem injury but he gave something away in the interview. 

“Life happened,” the 38-year-old said when he was asked about what happened to him. This reaction has led many fans into believing that the guy was beaten up. 

However, we don’t have any confirming details about that at this moment. It might also be something about the contest and somebody probably didn’t want him to be there. 

Also, there are several rumors saying that Chestnut had been in an accident. We will update you with more details as soon as possible. 

Joey Chestnut Net Worth 2022 And Career Earnings  

Joey Chestnut has a net worth of $2.5 million, as per Celebrity Net Worth

Moreover, Joey has won a total of 15 Nathans Hot Dog Eating Contest that pays $10,000 every year. But that’s not the only source of his income. 

Besides, he has been on several TV programs related to eating. One of his most prominent appearances on TV is Man V Food. The show is currently running on its 10th season. 

Joey Chestnut is considered to be the greatest competitive eater of all time by many people. 

Joey Chestnut’s Wife And Family

Joey Chestnut is married to his childhood sweetheart, Neslie Ricasa. 

As per his Wikipedia bio, the competitive eater proposed to his girlfriend before the Nathans Hot Dog Eating Contest in 2014, and guess what, she said yes. They have been together for more than a decade now. 

Born to Merlin and Alicia Kentucky, Joey spent his childhood in Kentucky. He currently resides in Indiana with his wife. 

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