Matthew Kai Stonie is an American who participates in eating competitions. He is famous for being the third fastest eater in Major League eating tournaments. Matthew is also known for being the 2015 winner of Nathan’s Hot Dog eating contest outdoing Joey Chestnut although he lost the glory in 2016. Now let’s have a close look at Matthew Kai Stonie’s net worth in 2018.
Matthew Kai Stonie was born in 1992,24th May in San Francisco, California of United States of America. Stonie had European and Japanese ancestry origin and to be more specific a Lithuanian and Czechoslovakian.
On reaching the school attending age, Matt Stonie joined in Evergreen Valley High School based in San Jose California. His first appearance as a competitor in the Major League had a venue at Stockton in California. That was in Stockton Deep Fried Asparagus Championship. Matthew completed his high school and got admission to the Mission College. The college is in Santa Clara in California where he studied food and Nutrition. He planned to be a dietitian. Stonie is a brother to Morgan Stonie who is younger than him.
Matthew is the most junior member of the Major League Eating Organization. He entered the list of winners in 2010. That was a lobster roll eating contest organized in Hampton Beach New Hampshire. His name Megatoad came as a nickname relating to Toad who was a character from video game Super Mario Bros.
His YouTube channel has become popular because of the uploads from his YouTube in 2012, 27th August featuring himself drinking a gallon of Gatorade in 37 seconds. Matthew has got a famous website liked by celebrities such as Bam Margera, Cheech &Chong; and Waka Flocka Flame who have their videos there. His You-Tube has attracted over 3 million users as per 2017, August.
Matt Stonie in the year 2015 on 24th September made a record of eating 25 McDonald’s Big Mac sandwiches only within 22 minutes. The album was a success in the YouTube community. His best video has attracted more than 19 million fans. A competition known as Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest was held in 2015,4th July where Stonie contested against Joey Chestnut who was by then the defending champion.
Stonie out-did Joey Chestnut in the contest by eating two extra pieces of hot dogs over the 60 consumed by Joey. On the same date, the following year, Stonie retook part in the contest and managed to become number 2 following Joey Chestnut who led in the match. That took place in the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating contest. He was beaten by Chestnut who ate a total of 70 hotdogs compared to his 53. This competition was also held this year, 2017 on the 4th of July where Stonie became position three managing to eat 53 hot dogs which were equivalent to the previous year’s target.
Awards & Achievements
Matthew Kai Stonie has been in various competitions since he took off for his career as a competitive eater. In 2013, he was noticed in 3 tournaments as the best. In 2014, Matt Stonie appeared in 6 competitions emerging the best. He also participated in the year 2015 in eating competitions and emerged the best in all the contests.
Net Worth of Matthew Kai Stonie
Matthew Kai Stonie has an estimated net worth of $500 thousand. He has earned all his wealth by participating in various eating contests. Since 2013, he has not only taken part but also won in many competitions. That is how he has amassed his current net worth.
Typically, we eat to live. However, this is not the case of Matt Stonie. He does so for a livelihood as well. Stonie has taken part in many eating competitions. As a result of his excellent performances, Matte has brought home many awards.