| Matt Stonie|
| 1.73 m|
| May 24, 1992 (age 23) (1992-05-24) |
Cathy Stonie, Dorian Stonie
Joey Chestnut, Furious Pete, Takeru Kobayashi, Molly Schuyler, Miki Sudo
Matt Stonie Wikipedia
Matthew "Megatoad" Kai Stonie (born May 24, 1992) is an American competitive eater and is the number three ranked competitive eater in Major League Eating. Stonie won the 2015 Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest, dethroning 8-time defending champion Joey Chestnut, but lost the title in 2016.
Stonie was born on May 24, 1992, in San Francisco, California. He is half Japanese and half European, more precisely Czechoslovakian and Lithuanian. He attended Evergreen Valley High School in San Jose, California. Matt's Major League Eating debut was at the Stockton Deep Fried Asparagus Championship in Stockton, California in 2011. He is currently the youngest member of the Major League Eating organization. His first win came in 2010 in a lobster roll eating contest in Hampton Beach, New Hampshire. His nickname, "Megatoad," is from the character Toad from the video game Super Mario Bros. He has gained fame from his YouTube channel, where he uploads many eating challenges.
Stonie uploaded his first YouTube video on August 27, 2012, in which he drinks a gallon of Gatorade in 37 seconds. His most popular videos have been noticed by well known celebrities such as Bam Margera, Waka Flocka Flame, and Cheech & Chong, who have featured the videos on their websites. As of August 2017, he has over 3 million subscribers on his YouTube channel. On September 24, 2015 Stonie uploaded a video in which he consumes 25 McDonald's Big Mac sandwiches in 22 minutes, which is an unofficial world record among the YouTube community. As of September 2017, Stonie's most viewed YouTube video has over 19 million views.
On July 4, 2015, Stonie defeated 8-time defending Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest champion Joey Chestnut by eating 62 hot dogs to Chestnut's 60. On July 4, 2016, Stonie came in second to champion Joey Chestnut at Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest, eating 53 hot dogs to Chestnut's 70. On July 4, 2017, Stonie came in third, eating 53 hot dogs. Birthday Cake: 5.5 lb / 9 minutes (May 26, 2013)Frozen Yogurt: 10.5 lb Yogurtland Frozen Yogurt/Phantom Gourmet Food Festival / 6 Minutes (September 29, 2013)Kookamonger Burger: 7.5 lb burger from the Kooky Canuck in Memphis, Tennessee / 4 minutes, 43 seconds (October 26, 2013)Indian Taco: 32.5 Indian Tacos / 8 minutes (Atmore, Alabama, March 29, 2014)Gyros: 24 Gyros / 10 minutes (Houston Greek Festival, May 18, 2014)Slugburgers: 43 Slugburgers / 10 minutes (The World Slugburger Eating Championship Presented By Main Street Corinth, July 12, 2014)Pumpkin Pie: 20.8 lb / 8 minutes (Elk Grove Pumpkin Festival, October 5, 2014)Twinkies: 120 Twinkies / 6 minutes (Tunica, Mississippi, November 8, 2014)Fastest McDonald's Happy Meal eaten: Small Cheeseburger, Small French Fries, Small Coca-Cola in 15.22 seconds.Bacon: 182 Slices of Bacon / 5 minutes (Daytona, Florida, February 22, 2015)Iguana's Burritozilla: 5 lb / 1 minute, 50 seconds (May 8, 2015)Pepperoni Rolls: 34 Pepperoni Rolls / 10 minutes (Fairmont, West Virginia, May 23, 2015) at Three Rivers FestivalPork Rolls: 15 Pork Rolls (7.5 lb) / 10 minutes (East Rutherford, New Jersey, June 20, 2015) at The Backyard at Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment.Traditional Carne Asada Tacos: 103 Tacos / 8 minutes (San Jose, California, August 15, 2015)McDonald's Big Macs: 25 Big Macs / 22 minutes (San Jose, September 20, 2015)Smoke's Poutinerie Poutines: 22 Pounds / 10 minutes (Toronto, Canada, October 3, 2015)Martorano's Signature Pasta & Sauce: 10 pounds / 8 minutes (Las Vegas, October 17, 2015) at Martorano's and Paris Hotel & CasinoSmithfield Pork Ribs: 71 ribs / 5 minutes (Miami) November 24, 2015Pancakes: 113 (1 oz) Pancakes / 8 minutes (Chico, California, May 28, 2016) at The World Silver Dollar Pancake Eating ChampionshipMoon Pies: 85 Moon Pies / 8 minutes (Memphis- October 15, 2016) at The World Moon Pie Eating ChampionshipPeeps: 255 Peeps / 5 minutes (National Harbor, Maryland, April 8, 2017) at The World Peeps Eating ChampionshipÆbleskiver: 87 Æbleskiver / 8 minutes (Elk Horn, Iowa, May 27, 2017) at The First Annual Tivoli Fest World Æbleskiver Eating Championship
He graduated from Evergreen Valley High School. He attends Mission College in Santa Clara, California, majoring in nutrition, and plans to become a dietitian. He weighs 125 pounds (57 kg) and is 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) tall.
Stonie has a younger brother named Morgan Stonie.