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Takeru Kobayashi

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Takeru Kobayashi was born on March 15, 1978 in Nagano, Japan.  See full bio on IMDb »

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Joey Chestnut Scoffs at Retirement Talk, I Want Kobayashi!

Joey Chestnut
Scoffs at Retirement Talk ... I Want Kobayashi!

Human garbage disposal Joey Chestnut says he feels like pure trash after scarfing down 74 HOT DOGS on July 4th ... but he ain't about to retire anytime soon!  Of course, Chestnut set a new… READ MORE >

Kobayashi Smashes Chugging Contest, Shames TMZ Photog

Kobayashi
Smashes Chugging Contest ... Shames TMZ Photog

Takeru Kobayashi -- one of the greatest eaters in the history of man -- can chug.  He's already dominated everything from wieners to cow brains to soba noodles, but when we saw the human… READ MORE >

- 79 days ago
Kobayashi -- Tries to Reverse Curse ... Cubs Bars Run for Cover

Kobayashi
Tries to Reverse Curse ... Cubs Bars Run for Cover

Listen up Cubs fans, the Curse of the dreaded Billy Goat's about to end, courtesy of some famed competitive eaters -- including the legendary Kobayashi -- and a 40 lb. spit roasted goat. Pro… READ MORE >

- 1028 days ago
Takeru Kobayashi INHALES Whole Pizza at Super Bowl Party

Takeru Kobayashi
INHALES Whole Pizza At Super Bowl Party

Know why your Super Bowl party sucked? Because competitive eating champ Takeru Kobayashi wasn't there ... eating an ENTIRE PIZZA in one minute flat.Kobayashi's rep tells TMZ, some guy on Long… READ MORE >

- 1988 days ago
Kobayashi -- I Drank 42 Cups of Coffee ... And Didn't Crap My Brains Out!

Kobayashi
I Drank 42 Cups of Coffee ... & Didn't Crap My Brains Out

Competitive eating monster Takeru Kobayashi downed a gut-busting 42 CUPS of coffee for his latest food stunt -- but his rep tells TMZ, the chowdown champ handled the massive caffeine jolt like a… READ MORE >

- 2256 days ago
Kobayashi Goes Kosher -- Devours Giant Jewish Pastry

Kobayashi Goes Kosher
Devours Giant Jewish Pastry

Typically known for chowing down on everything from hot dogs and hamburgers to wings and Twinkies, competitive food eating champ Takeru Kobayashi set his sights on the holy grail of pastries and… READ MORE >

- 2334 days ago
Kobayashi DOMINATES Wing Bowl -- Hundreds of Chickens Can't Cross Road

Kobayashi
DOMINATES Wing Bowl -- 168 Chickens Can't Cross Road

Takeru Kobayashi is gearing up to poop out the remains of 168-and-a-half chickens ... after putting on one of the GREATEST competitive eating displays of all time. Kobayashi WOLFED DOWN 337… READ MORE >

- 2355 days ago
Kobayashi -- My Weiner Beef Ain't With Chestnut!!

Kobayashi -- My Weiner Beef Ain't With Chestnut!!

Professional sausage swallower Takeru Kobayashi believes his 69-hot dog performance should count as a WORLD RECORD ... even though he wasn't entered in an official tournament at the time.… READ MORE >

- 2568 days ago
Kobayashi INHALES 69 Hot Dogs -- The VIDEO!

Kobayashi INHALES 69 Hot Dogs -- The VIDEO!

Takeru Kobayashi DESTROYED 69 hot dogs in 10 minutes yesterday ... smashing his own world record in an UNOFFICIAL speed eating display ... and igniting a HUGE controversy in the process! TMZ… READ MORE >

- 2569 days ago
Kobayashi to Tiniest Woman: I Could Eat Two of You!

Kobayashi to Tiniest Woman: I Could Eat Two of You!

A chance meeting between competitive eating legend Takeru Kobayashi and the smallest woman in the world doesn't sound so crazy ... until you realize ... he could technically eat two of her!TMZ… READ MORE >

- 2661 days ago
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