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How Many Eating Records Does Joey Chestnut Hold?


How many eating records does Joey Chestnut hold? The undisputed king of pounding down Nathan's hot dogs has been the man to beat when it comes to eating tons of processed meat products in a limited amount of time. 

And while many are familiar with the name, especially in the world of competitive eating, not many know just how much of a gluttonous pedigree the current champ holds.

How many world records does Joey Chestnut have?

The answer is staggering: 46. If that number doesn't mean much to you, allow Major League Eating to properly communicate the significance of this figure, especially in the world of competitive eating: "Joey Chestnut is the greatest eater in history. That is not empty editorializing or bloviating. That is empirical fact."