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Eric Booker

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Eric James Booker (born June 21, 1969), known professionally as Badlands Booker or BadlandsChugs, is an American competitive eater, rapper and YouTube personality. He holds seven Major League Eating recognized world records,[3] three Guinness World Records,[4] is a two-time Nathan's Lemonade Chugging Contest champion, and competed in the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest every year from 1997 to 2018.[5][6]

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Eric Booker
Booker at the 2010 Nathan's Hot Dog Contest
Personal information
Nickname(s)BadlandsChugs, Badlands Booker
Born (1969-06-21) June 21, 1969 (age 53)
Queens, New York, U.S.
OccupationCompetitive eater
Years active1997–present
Height6 ft 5 in (196 cm)
Weight400 lb (181 kg)[1]
Spouse(s)Regina Booker
YouTube information
Years active2012–present
Subscribers3.31 million[2]
Total views342 million[2]
YouTube_Silver_Play_Button_2.svg 100,000 subscribers 2018
YouTube_Gold_Play_Button_2.svg 1,000,000 subscribers 2019

Last updated: January 8, 2023