As of 2021, Richard Rawlings is estimated to have a net worth of $ 18 million that he has amassed from his eminent career as a television personality and entrepreneur.
He is also known for its luxurious and luxurious cars and its collection of bicycles worth over $ 2 million.
Richard Rawlings Assets & Car Collection.
In addition to the multi-million dollar brand, Richard Rawlings is the proud owner of a magnificent Dallas mansion. His home features 3,933 square feet that boasts four bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, and a separate bar section.
He sold his 1953 Chevrolet Fleetline for $ 800,000 which he actually bought for his wife. Previously, he owned muscle bikes and vintage wheels such as the 1932 Ford ($ 590), Mustang GT (starting at $ 32K), Shelby ’68 ($ 1.3 million).
Likewise, he owns some of the most expensive custom bikes and claims his bike collection is worth over $ 2 million.
From Rags To Riches
He was born to an automobile enthusiast and he himself had a keen interest in cars. At the young age of 14, he bought his own car, the 1974 Mercury Comet, which is now worth in the $ 20,000 to $ 49,000 price range.
‘Son, you could buy a $ 10,000 car all day for five thousand dollars if you have it in your pocket. Always carry cash. ”Richards’ father often told him.
When he was in high school, he had been tagged as a prestigious auto dealer in his area. At the time, he was driving a 1977 Bandit Trans Am priced at $ 16,000 to $ 31,000.
Although he had interests in automobiles, he went to work as a police officer, firefighter and paramedic. Eventually, he turned out to be a businessman and founded his own printing and advertising company.
Eventually, the car lover sold his business in 2004 for the opening of Gas Monkey Garage, which is now one of the most popular hot rod shops in the world.
Richard Rawlings is also a part-time transcontinental runner. He participated in numerous rallies and set the world record from 2007 to 2013 for the fastest time in Cannonball Run, which is 31 hours and 59 minutes.
Fast N ‘Loud Show
Later in 2012, his company signed a million dollar deal with Discovery Channel. He and his garage Gas Monkey are featured on Discovery Channel’s Fast N ‘Loud. For appearing in the TV series, he was offered a salary of around $ 50,000 to $ 75,000 per episode.
As of now, Fast N ‘Loud has been running successfully for 15 seasons and Rawlings is rumored to have already made the paycheck of over $ 6.3 million to $ 9.45 million.
Other Business & earning sources
The following year, in 2013, he also started his own business; Gas Monkey Bar N ‘Grill in Dallas. A year later, in March 2014, he launched another venture of the same name at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport. And as of now, it’s ready for the third.
The owner of Gas Monkey Garage even opened a restaurant called Richard Rawlings’ Garage in 2016, but it was finally dissolved in March 2019.
Additionally, it has its own energy drink and tequila brand called Gas Monkey Tequila and Drinks.
He owns a multi-million dollar industry and brand, “Fast N ‘Loud” star is an icon for his fans. With the support of his large fan base, he has opened an online merchandising store.
The Gas Monkey Garage Merch store sells T-shirts, hoodies, jackets, caps, caps, Gas Monkey artwork, and other products.
Additionally, Rawlings is estimated to make thousands from his lucrative sponsorship deals. He struck a deal with Dickies’ shirt for confirmations.
Short Bio of Richard
Richard Ray Rawlings was born on 30th March, 1969 in Fort Worth, Texas, in the United States. He was born into an American family and belongs to the North American ethnic group.
Rawlings is married twice. First, he tied the knot with Karen K Grames from 1993 to 1994. After his divorce, he married his second wife in 1999 in a lavish wedding ceremony held in Las Vegas, Nevada.
They are separated in 2009 and remarried in 2015 in Cabo, Mexico. However, on March 11, 2019, Rawlings and Mergele announced their separation.
He doesn’t have his own children but he has a stepson of his second wife, Sinjin Venegas.
Rawlings stands at a height of 6 feet (183 cm) and weighs approximately 180 pounds (82 kg).