Richard Kevin Harrison is an American entrepreneur, reality television personality, and the owner of the Gold & Silver Pawn Shop, which is featured on the History series Pawn Stars. Harrison also appears as a regular cast member on the show. Richard Benjamin Harrison, Harrison’s father, and Harrison opened the store in 1989, and the two of them co-owned it until Richard Benjamin Harrison passed away in 2018.
|Date of Birth:||Jun 2, 1965 (57 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||Lexington|
|Profession:||Television Producer, Actor|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
A native Nevadan, Austin Lee Russell entered the world on September 8, 1982. The name “Chumlee” was first given to him when he was 12 years old.
He became close with Corey Harrison, whose father Rick Harrison and his own father had opened Gold & Silver Pawn Shop in 1989, when they were both young boys. Russell claims to have some Scottish ancestry.
At age 21, Russell found employment at the Gold & Silver Pawn Shop. For five years he served as manager before the first season of “Pawn Stars” was filmed in 2009.
He was the show’s breakout star and a favourite among viewers. After the show’s tremendous success, he decided to start his own production company. Subsequently, he parted ways with Rick Harrison and sold his stake in the business to him. In terms of merchandise sales, he has already surpassed the show’s other big names.
He co-starred on the show as himself with Rick and Corey Harrison. It was in 2017, that Chumlee opened up “Chumlee’s Candy on the Boulevard” in Las Vegas, directly across the street from the Pawn Shop. He receives $25,000 for each episode of “Pawn Stars” that airs on television.
Harrison’s girlfriend Kim became pregnant when he was only 17 years old. The couple got married despite having a miscarriage. On April 27, 1983, they welcomed their first child, a son named Corey. They had another son, Adam, two years later. Harrison and Kim’s separation came soon after Adam was born.
Nine months later, on a blind double date, Harrison went on a second date and met the woman who would become his second wife: Tracy. Six months into their relationship, they made the commitment to live together; eight months later, they were married and took on the task of raising Corey and Adam. Their separation came at a later date.
Harrison announced his engagement to Deanna Burditt, who had also been married twice before, in 2012. The couple tied the knot on July 21, 2013, in Laguna Beach, California.
Businessman and reality TV star Rick Harrison has a net worth of $9 million According to celebritynetworth . The Gold and Silver Pawn Shop in Las Vegas, Nevada, is owned by the Harrison family, which Rick Harrison is a member of. After their exploits at the Gold and Silver Pawn Shop were documented on the popular reality TV show “Pawn Stars,” the Harrison family became household names.
- Russel has a shoe collection of around 200.
- “Pawn Stars” (Reality show, 2009-)
- On the boulevard, you’ll find Chumlee’s candy shop (Candy Shop, 2017)
Favorite Quotes From Austin Chumlee Russell
“I have close to 300 pairs of shoes. I’m fortunate enough to be in a position to get any shoes I want. So I have a pretty nice collection. It’s pretty valuable. It’s funny when sometimes I buy a pair of shoes and I look on eBay and it’s already selling for $500. I just wanted to buy those shoes to wear them!”
Frequently Asked Questions
Who Owns Rick Harrison’s Pawn Shop?
Pawn shop co-owner and founder Richard “Rick” Kevin Harrison. He’s the offspring of “The Old Man” Richard and the dad to “Big Hoss” Corey, and he’s known as “The Spotter” for his ability to spot and steal valuables. At 13, he entered the pawn industry.
How Much Is the Harrison Family Worth?
It is public knowledge that Richard Old Man Harrison and Rick Harrison are worth $8 million, Russell is worth $5 million, and Corey is worth $4 million.
Richard Kevin Harrison is an American entrepreneur, reality television personality, and the owner of the Gold & Silver Pawn Shop. The shop is featured on the History series Pawn Stars. He co-starred on the show as himself with his brothers Rick and Corey Harrison. The Gold and Silver Pawn Shop in Las Vegas, Nevada, is owned by the Harrison family. The Harrison family became household names after their exploits at the shop were documented on “Pawn Stars” Austin Chumlee Russell has a shoe collection of around 200.