Hot Dog Eating Contest Announcer George Shea does not seem to have Parkinson’s disease, his recent shaking at the Fourth of July event could be due to an adrenaline rush.
Goerge Shea is best known as the MC of Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest. Shea is also known for his verbose, outlandish and occasionally inspired introductions of the competitors, in one instance back in 2014, he introduced one of the competitors by saying His mother cradled him and spoke softly in his ear. You are made of my flesh, she replied, yet you are not mine. Your father is fate, and you are a member of the people according to TIME.
Shea took over the Coney Island event in 1991 as a press agent, just a few years out of college. Shea is also a co-founder of Major League Eating, the organization for competitive eating that was originally known as the International Federation of Competitive Eating.
Let us learn more about George Shea and take a closer look at his Parkinson’s disease and his net worth.
Does George Shea Have Parkinsons? Hot Dog Eating Contest Announcer Shaking
George Shea does not seem to have Parkinson’s disease as suspected by the fans.
Hot Dog eating contest announcer was noticed shaking by his fans at the Fourth of July event this year, sparking rumors that Shea was suffering from Parkinson’s disease.
However, there is no confirmation about the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest’s MC suffering from the disease available on the internet.
George could be shaking due to the sheer adrenaline rush during the competitive eating or it could be due to his age. Nonetheless, his fans are worried about the MC and are trying to dig up the internet to find the truth behind his shaking.
George Shea is beyond cheeched. Man has been shaking the entire time he’s been MC’ing this hot dog eating contest. #ZappedYeet
— Z – 24/7 YEETS (@YeetBams69) July 4, 2022
What Is George Shea Net Worth?
George Shea’s net worth could be around $2 million as of 2022.
He has not spoken anything about his actual net worth on the web or to the general public as of now.
However, we are currently trying to verify his actual net worth as you read this article and the verified information will be made public very soon.
Similarly, we can suspect his major source of income is his career as a professional Master of Ceremonies and stage host.
George Shea Wikipedia: Who Is Hot Dog Eating Contest Announcer?
George Shea does not have a Wikipedia profile for his wiki and bio yet.
However, we have covered everything to know about the hot dog eating contest announcer in this article for our readers and viewers.
Shea is best known for hosting the Fourth of July Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest. He has been affiliated with the competition since 1991.
George who worked as a PR agent after graduating college in 1988 laid the foundation for his today’s fame during that time. According to Mel Magazine, Shea worked for two New York Press PR agents who did various publicity stunts like strapping elephants to water skis to promote Palisades Park.
The same company did a promotion for Nathan’s hot dog, which he took over in 1991. His life lesson came when a guy was found cheating on the competition and his then-boss asked him to bring the police to get the cheater arrested, teaching him controversy is good for PR.
He has never looked back since then which is often reflected by his witty introductions to the competitors, he introduced Yasir Salem by saying, “He will do whatever it takes to win, Three days ago he broke up with his girlfriend and euthanized his dog to leave a void of emptiness inside of him that he can fill today with hot dogs and buns.”