Matthew Kai Stonie (born 24th May, 1992), also known as Megatoad, is a YouTuber and an American Competitive Eater. He won the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest in 2015 and dethroned 8-time defending champion Joey Chestnut. He is the number three ranked Major League Eating competitive eater. Matt gained fame uploading videos of his eating on YouTube. He is also known as Megatoad and is known for breaking several world records. Stonie is of multiple ethnicities. He is Japanese, Czechoslovakian and Lithuanian. He has almost 12.4 million subscribers and over 2.3 billion views on YouTube.
Matt Stonie Biography
|Name||Matthew Kai Stonie|
|Profession||YouTuber, Competitive Eater|
|Height||5’8 or 173cm or 1.73m|
|Weight||59 kg or 130 lbs|
|Body Measurements||Chest: 36 inchesWaist: 32 inches Bicep: 14 inches|
|Date of Birth||24th May, 1992 (28 years old in 2020)|
|Birthplace||San Jose, CA, USA|
|Hometown||San Jose, CA, USA|
|School||Evergreen Valley High School|
|College/University||California’s Mission College|
|Educational Qualifications||Graduation in nutrition|
|Eye colour||Dark Brown|
|Net Worth||$700 thousand (approx.)|
|Hobbies||Listening to music, reading|
Early life and Background
Matt was born in San Jose, California and is of Czechoslovakian, Lithuanian and Japanese descents. He completed his early education from Evergreen Valley High School in San Jose, California. He got his nickname “Megatoad” from the character Toad from the Super Mario Franchise. His mother is Cathy Stonie and his father are Dorian Stonie.
He also has a younger brother named Morgan Stonie who shoots with him for his YouTube videos sometimes. He pursued a major in nutrition from California’s Mission College. This course led him to find out his interest in food and how he can stay healthy despite eating so much as a competitive eater. Stonie is also very passionate about music and plays guitar. He has told his fans that he could be a professional musician if he ever gets tired of his job as a competitive eater.
Matt Stonie is reportedly single and is aiming to focus on his career as a YouTuber and a competitive eater. He has still not said anything about his personal life to the public and is keeping his fans wondering. His love life has been a mystery to all. Whether he’ll reveal a significant other in one of his videos is yet to be seen.
|Book||1984 by George Orwell|
Matt Stonie made his debut at the Stockton Deep Fried Asparagus Championship in Stockton, California in the year 2011.he was the youngest member of the Major Eating Organisation at that time being only 18 years old. He won a lobster roll eating contest in Hampton Beach, New Hampshire in 2010 which was his first ever win. He rose to fame when he defeated 8-time defending champion Joey Chestnut in 2015 Nathan’s Dog Eating Contest by eating 62 hot dogs to Joey’s 60. Joey surpassed his record a year later.
Stonie came in second and third in the consecutive years in the same competition. Stonie’s ranking in Major League Eating has been fluctuating between second and fourth since 2016. He is the third ranker as of now in Major League Eating. Celebrities like Waka Flicka Flame, Cheech & Ching and Bam Margera have taken a liking to his YouTube videos and have featured his videos on their websites. Stonie has over 12.4 million subscribers and over 2.3 billion views on YouTube. His most viewed video has been viewed 80 million times as of now.
Lesser known Facts
- He got the nickname “Megatoad” from the character Tod from the video-game Super Mario Bros.
- Matt defeated 8-time defending champion Joey Chestnut in 2015 Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest by eating a total of 62 hot dogs to Joey’s 60.
- Matt is of Czechoslovakian, Japanese and Lithuanian descent.
- He has over 12 million subscribers in YouTube.
- He has got the silver, gold and platinum play buttons from YouTube.
- He dreamt of being a competitive eater when he was a broke college student.
- Matt Stonie is a great musician.
- He doesn’t have a favorite food.
- He ate a 5-pound birthday cake in just under 9 minutes in 2013.