Miki Sudo Wiki Bio
Miki Victoria Sudo was born in New York City, USA on 22 July 1985 – her zodiac sign is Cancer, she holds American nationality, and her ethnicity is Japanese. She’s a competitive eater, who’s perhaps known best for having won all seven of Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contests since 2014, and unseating the American competitive eater Sonya Thomas, who won the competition in 2011, ‘12 and ‘13.
Early life and education
Miki spent the first five years of her life in New York, where she was raised an only child by her Japanese father and her European-American mother. The family then moved to Japan, where they stayed for the following seven years, before returning to the US and settling in New York again.
She completed her elementary education in Japan – Miki already knew that she wanted to work on her education, and focus on obtaining a college degree. She enrolled at a local high school upon returning to New York, and was amongst the best students. Upon matriculating in 2003, she enrolled at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, from which she graduated in 2007 with a Bachelor’s degree in business administration.
Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest
She worked various jobs in the following a couple of years, before becoming interested in competitive eating, sometime in the early 2010s, when she was challenged to eat a huge meal within a given amount of time, at a local restaurant. She was the only person to complete the challenge, winning $1,500. This marked the launch of her competitive eating career, as Miki then began entering various competitions.
She won her first Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest in 2014, eating 34 hot dogs, and the following year saw her win by eating 38, in 2016 38.5, then 41 in the following year. In 2018, she ate 37, while the year 2019 saw her eat 31 hot dogs. Most recently, in 2020 she broke her own record, eating 48.5 hot dogs.
On 27 April 2013, Miki entered World Deep-Fried Asparagus Eating Championship, finishing third after having eaten 7.5lbs (3.4kgs) in 10 minutes, and less than a month later, she placed third at World Gyro Eating Championship, eating 15.5 gyros. Miki won second place at West Virginia Three Rivers Festival Pepperoni Roll Eating World Championship only six days after the previously mentioned competition, and two weeks later, she won Ribfest Chicago’s RIBMANIA Eating Championship.
The year 2013 also saw her win Hooters Wing Eating Qualifier, World Kimchi Eating Championship, and U.S. National Buffalo Wing Eating Championship.
Miki’s first contest in 2014 was Creek Indian Taco Eating Contest at Wind Creek’s THROW DOWN, placing third by eating 18.5 Indian tacos in eight minutes. On 12 April of the same year, she placed second at Magnify Credit Union World Ice Cream Eating Championship, and on 6 June she won Ribfest Chicago’s RIBMANIA Eating Championship. Some of her other notable scores in 2014 were 2nds at Day-Lee Foods World Gyoza Eating Championship, World Oyster Eating Championship, and Western Days Festival World Tamale Eating Championship.
On 14 February 2015, Miki won second place at The Palm Beach Outlets World Birthday Cake-Eating Championship, by eating 9lbs (4kgs) in eight minutes, and she also placed second at The Knott’s Boysenberry Festival World Pie Eating Championship, West Virginia Three Rivers Festival Pepperoni Roll Eating World Championship, and Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment World Pork Roll-Eating Championship.
Miki won three eating contests in 2015: Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest – women, Western Days Festival World Tamale Eating Championship, and Foxwoods World Turkey-Eating Championship.
She entered four contests in 2016, and then focused on competing only in eating hot dogs. These included a second place at The Palm Beach Outlets World Birthday Cake-Eating Championship, and another second place, at Silver Slipper World Meat Pie Eating Championship.
Miki’s also a YouTuber, having launched her channel on 28 September 2007, today subscribed to by close to 45,000 people, and numbers over three million views of all her videos combined. She’s mostly focused on uploading videos which feature her taking on restaurant challenges, and we’re going to mention three of the channel’s most popular videos.
Miki’s #1 video “Woman Destroys World Famous Steak Challenge TIMES 2! Miki Sudo Doubles 72 Oz Big Texan Challenge” has been watched close to 750,000 times since 5 September 2020 – the title’s quite self-explanatory.
Her second most popular video “GIRL DRINKS 2 LITERS OF DIET COKE WITHOUT BURPING | NO BURP SODA CHUG CHALLENGE” has been seen over 620,000 times since 26 August 2013, and her third most popular video “SPICY! GHOST PEPPER BURGER CHALLENGE | GIRL VS FOOD | MIKI SUDO EATING AT LBS VEGAS” has been watched more than 200,000 times since 20 January 2013.
Love life and boyfriend
Miki’s quite secretive when it comes to her love life, but it’s widely known that she has been in a relationship with Nick Wehry for around a year, and they just recently become engaged in mid-2021
Nick’s a competitive bodybuilder and a competitive eater, who ranks 6th at Major League Eating. He was married to Sarah until 2020, and they have two children together, William and Sylvie. Miki and Nick have uploaded many pictures featuring them together, onto their Instagram accounts, and they’re today living together in Torrington, Connecticut.
It has recently been reported, in June 2021 that Miki’s pregnant with her first child, and Nick’s third. Miki should be giving birth by the end of July.
As of July 2021, she’s engaged to Nick Wehry, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children, yet!
Hobbies and other interests
Miki loves summer, as she enjoys being close to water, sun tanning at the beach, and playing beach sports. She also likes being high up in the mountains during winter, as she can both ski and snowboard.
She’s a huge dog-lover, and her two pet dogs can be seen featured in many of her Instagram pictures.
Miki’s physically active, and has a couple of training sessions at the gym each week. It’s her fiancé who’s keeping her motivated about working out, as he’s a professional bodybuilder.
She’s keen on travelling, and her career as a competitive eater has taken her to various US states, as well as to a couple of European countries. Miki’s dream travel destination is Paris in France.
She likes to watch movies late at night – her favorite actor and actress are Matt Damon and Meg Ryan, while a couple of her favorite films are “Good Will Hunting”, Sleepless in Seattle”, and “Saving Private Ryan”.
Age, measurements and net worth
Miki’s age is 35. She has long blonde hair and brown eyes, her height is 5ft 4ins (1.62m) and she weighs around 121lbs (55kgs).
As of July 2021, her net worth has been estimated at over $450,000.