Filed under: Joey Chestnut, World Record Holder By Adam J. Morris Jun 2, 2007, 10:33pm CDT Share this story Share this on Facebook Share this on Twitter Share All sharing options Share All sharing options for: Joey Chestnut, World Record Holder Reddit Pocket Flipboard Email As you may know (from here and here,) I'm a big Joey Chestnut fan. I'm a Chestnut Nut. So I'm thrilled to be able to share with y'all that Joey Chestnut has broken the world hot dog eating record, consuming 59 hot dogs in 12 minutes, breaking Kobayashi's old record of 53 1/2 hot dogs. Way to go, Joey Chestnut!!!