Is Joey Chestnut Gay? No he is not gay. But his name comes among the personalities with high sexuality rumors. Find out the details.
Joey is the competitive eater known for winning eight consecutive Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contests. He has a record of eating 74 hot dogs in just one competition. Not only he is known for his excessive eating ability, but he also has raked an immense wealth from the competitions.
Is Joey Chestnut Gay?
No Joey Chestnut is not gay.
But he has tangled up in several rumors of being gay throughout the years. Questions upon his sexuality arose years back. In 2018, an American comedienne from New York named Mark Normand tweeted, ‘If Joey Chestnut were gay, he’d be in high demand,’ which sparked his gay speculations.
If Joey Chestnut was gay, he’d be in high demand.
— mark normand (@marknorm) July 5, 2018
Similarly, the rumors went up to Reddit as well. A Reddit user named u/wmi269 cited his inquiry stating ‘Does anybody think that Joey would have an epic performance in gay porn?’
Despite all those rumors, Joey is not gay. Instead, he lived his happy life with his ex-fiance, Neslie Ricasa. She is also a competitive eater.
Joey Chestnut Girlfriend Wife
Joey Chestnut was engaged to his girlfriend, Neslie Ricasa.
Joey and Neslie shared their engagement ring less than an hour before scarfing down 61 wieners and buns in 10 minutes to win his eighth straight Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest in Coney Island in 2014.
Despite that, Joey was yet to take his relationship ahead and make his fiance his wife. Unfortunately, Joey and Neslie called off their engagement weeks before sharing their wedding vows.
They were together for years now, sharing common interests and competing in competitive eating tournaments throughout the timeline.
Joey Chestnut Net Worth
Joey Chestnut has an estimated net worth of $2 million.
Similarly, Chestnut garners a salary of $500 Thousand.
His net worth comes from his professional career as a competitive eater. He turned pro back in 2005 and has been named amongst the leading eaters of all time. He rose to fame as he finished third in the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest in the same year.
Between 2007 and 2015, he went up, winning eight straight Nathan’s Contests. His all-time record in one competition is 74 hot dogs.