L.A. Beast

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L.A. Beast’s Birthday Highlights

Birth Name

L.A. Beast

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Place Of Birth

Ridgewood, USA


38 years old

Birth Date

June 01, 1984

Star Sign


L.A. Beast Facts

Child Star?



Competitive Eater

Education & Qualifications

Fordham University

Net Worth

$1.5 million

Current Partner

Brittany Apples


1.9m (6'2"")



Chinese Year

Year of the Rat

Annual Earnings

$330 thousand+ per year

About L.A. Beast 

Kevin Thomas Strahle, also known as L.A. Beast, is a professional competitive eater of American descent.

L.A. Beast is widely recognized as a social media personality who regularly posts eating-challenge videos on his YouTube channel named skippy62able. With over 2.75 million subscribers, L.A. Beast has a huge fan following.

His quirky videos of eating raw eggs, chili peppers, 110 chicken nuggets, drinking olive oil, and spoiled milk are hilarious, and his fans love watching them. The competitive eater has been twice ranked among the top professional eaters globally and has several Guinness World Records. L.A. Beast has also appeared in television shows like 'The Tonight Show with Jay leno' and 'Tosh. O.' and 'The Today Show Australia'. L.A. Beast is also well-known for spearheading the effort to bring back Crystal Pepsi. He began filming videos in Ridgewood, New Jersey, before relocating to Los Angeles, California. After living in California for several years, L.A. Beast returned to Ridgewood, New Jersey, his hometown.

L.A. Beast Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is L.A. Beast's net worth?

L.A. Beast is estimated to have a net worth of $1.5 million.

How much does L.A. Beast earn per year?

The yearly earnings of L.A. Beast are not yet known. However, he is said to make roughly around $330,000 annually from his YouTube channel.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is L.A. Beast?

L.A. Beast is 6 ft 2 in (188 cm) tall.

How old is L.A. Beast?

Born on January 6, 1984, L.A. Beast is 38 years old as of 2022.

Childhood And Education

L.A. Beast was born in the New Jersey city of Ridgewood. He has three sisters.

He did his schooling at Ridgewood High School. During his school years, L.A. Beast was a football team member. After completing school, L.A. Beast joined Fordham University, where he played for Fordham Rams on the offensive line. He then graduated with a degree in history and business in 2006 and soon started working as a sales representative for Budweiser.

He relocated to Los Angeles, California, in 2008 and began working for Pepsi. Two years later, he quit his low-wage job after realizing his income was insufficient to support him. He returned to live with his parents. He also returned to his previous position at Budweiser. In 2011, he relocated to Los Angeles again, but in October 2016, he returned to New Jersey. According to L.A. Beast, his grandmother, who cooked meals for him, was the only one who helped him develop an appetite.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is L.A. Beast's partner?

L.A. Beast is currently dating Brittany Apples.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

L.A. Beast launched his YouTube channel in 2010. The Fatburger XXXL Task was the first challenge that L.A. Beast accomplished. He rose to fame due to the excellent feedback after completing the Milk Chugging Challenge in a YouTube video. This video was shot by his friend, who is also the one who uploaded it. After some time passed, L.A. Beast began to record weekend videos.

He even consumed 50 raw eggs in a single sitting, finished the Cinnamon Challenge, and got kicked by a friend who wore an Eeyore costume as his lips burned after consuming a ghost pepper. He did all of these things to see how far he could push his body.

An old college teammate called him in August 2011 and advised him to try his hand at competitive eating. In New York City, he competed in the Wild Turkey 81 Eating World Championship because he was interested in the prospects.

L.A. Beast consumed 25 hot dogs in 10 minutes at the Cleveland, Ohio, qualifier for the 2012 Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest. L.A. Beast also participated in the World Cupcake Eating Championship the same year.

In February 2013, L.A. Beast accepted the challenge of drinking Crystal Pepsi, which was 20 years old. In May 2017, he established four new entries in the Guinness Book of World Records. In the same amount of time, he ate 1.41 lb (0.64 kg) of chicken nuggets, shattering the previous record of 1.17 lb (0.53 kg). He also set a new record by consuming 0.268 lb (0.12 kg) of chili peppers in just two minutes on the same day. This achievement was his second record. After that, he broke two more records, one for the most powdered doughnuts consumed in three minutes and the other for the quickest amount of time required to drink an entire bottle of maple syrup.

What awards has L.A. Beast won?

L.A. Beast, a professional eater who competes professionally, has participated in many eating competitions and set several records listed in the Guinness Book of World Records. His food challenges have included events like the Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Challenge, Wild Turkey 81 Eating World Championship, and the Wing Bowl 24.

Other Interesting L.A. Beast Facts And Trivia

  • L.A. Beast's manager at Pepsi once criticized him for not being a good salesman. This criticism enabled L.A. Beast to lead and successfully implement the 2013 Crystal Pepsi campaign.
  • In one of the videos, L.A. Beast feels quite nostalgic when mentioning his childhood, including in his Crystal Pepsi videos.
  • L.A. Beast and his fellow eaters Bob Shoudt, Takeru Kobayashi, Tim Brown, and Patrick Bertoletti in September 2015 ate an entire cooked goat. They carried out this eating challenge to break the historic curse placed on the Chicago Cubs, and the very next year, the Chicago Cubs won the World Series.
  • In July 2015, a song titled 'The Crystal Pepsi Song' was released by L.A. Beast, which was soon followed by a music video released in August 2015.

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