Furious Pete Net Worth

March 14, 2023
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A professional bodybuilder, and competitive eater, Furious Pete was born as Peter Czerwinski on the 30th November 1985 in Toronto, Ontario Canada, and is of part-Polish as well as Canadian ancestry. He came to prominence in the mid- 2000s, when he started his YouTube channel, on which he now has more than 4.4 million subscribers, but he’s also noted as the holder of 14 eating records, including for eating a raw onion in just 43.53 seconds.

Have you ever wondered how rich Furious Pete is, as of late 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Pete’s net worth is as high as $800,000, an amount earned through his successful career, active since 2006.


Furious Pete Net Worth $800,000


Pete experienced a troubled childhood; from the early years, he had to take care of himself as his father had a bipolar disorder, while his mother suffered from multiple sclerosis. This led Pete to have eating disorders, precisely, anorexia, which progressed to the point where he needed to be hospitalized at Toronto’s Hospital for Sick Children. He there found an interest in bodybuilding, and once out of hospital he started dedicating more time to the sport, watching videos and slowly entering the world of competitive bodybuilding. This helped him recover and beat anorexia, and he soon discovered that he could eat a larger amount of food than a normal person. This led him to compete in major competitive eating events too, and he has posted 14 records so far. This includes the record for eating seventeen bananas in two minutes, fifteen hamburgers in 10 minutes, and 17 Jaffa Cakes in sixty seconds.

Encouraged by his early success, Furious Pete started his YouTube channel, and began uploading videos of himself eating enormous amounts of food. His first video “26 McDonald’s Chicken Nuggets in 2 Minutes | Furious Pete“, was uploaded on the 22nd June 2007, and has so far attracted 135,000 views. Pete began uploading videos regularly and his fan base has been increasing on a daily basis. So far he has uploaded over 700 videos, and the most popular is the “Furious World Tour | Biggest, Best and Most Famous Eats in NYC, Vegas and LA | Furious Pete“, in which Pete is seen traveling through the USA, eating the world’s largest pizza, a 120oz steak, numerous burgers, and lobsters among other meals. The video has been viewed more than 38.5 million times, which hasincreased Pete’s net worth to a large degree.

Some other popular videos include “Shocking Before and After Fitness Transformation in 5 Hours EXPOSED! | Furious Pete“, and “Top 10 Burger Challenges”, both having more than 20 million views.

In total, his videos have been viewed more than 820 million times, and the number of views has been increasing on a daily basis, thanks to the massive popularity of this competitive eater, and bodybuilder.

In 2010, a documentary was made about Pete’s life, entitled “The Story of Furious Pete“, the success of which also contributed to Pete’s net worth.

Pete became the first person to successfully finish eating 20 pieces of bacon, and 20 pieces of cheese, in addition to a five-pound platter of fries, and the accomplishment was named after him, “The Furious Pete”; he was the first person to accomplish such a feat in 1,500 attempts, cementing his place in the history of competitive eating.

Regarding his personal life, Pete is engaged to Melissa Alexis Cvjeticanin, also a successful bodybuilder who goes by the name Mel Diva.

Starting in 2014, Pete has been battling testicular cancer; he managed to defeat the disease on two occasions, but as of early 2017, he has been in constant battle with the terrible disease. His fiancee is his biggest fan, and supporter in the most important battle of his life.

Tom Ford

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