Pawn Stars is an American reality TV show that documents the daily activities of owners and employees of the Gold & Silver Pawn Shop. The shop’s pawnbrokers and owners are Richard Harrison, his son, his grandson Corey, and Corey’s childhood friend Chumlee whose real name is Austin Russell. It premiered in 2009, running up to 15 seasons with several spin-offs including Counting Cars.
Pawn Star Chumlee Dating History
Chumlee is the star of the show because he is the funniest and most relatable character. On May 18, 2018, there were speculations about his engagement when he posted a photo of his girlfriend wearing a beautiful ring with the caption, “Now you know.” In March 2016, a sexual assault claim caused Chumlee’s house to be searched. The police found 11 firearms, marijuana, crystal meth, 17 Xanax bars, methamphetamine, and traces of cocaine. He was arrested, then pled guilty to a gross misdemeanor of attempted drug possession, a felony weapons charge; and unlawful possession of a firearm. He spent 3 years in probation and counseling.
Pawn Star Chumlee Net Worth And Salary Details
In 2013 his salary was $25,000 per episode. His Net Worth is estimated to be 5 million USD.
Pawn Star Chumlee Career, Weight Problems, House And Cars
Chumlee’s television career debuted in 2009 with Pawn Stars. His dim-wit persona made him the most popular cast member. He started his own branded company that produces Chumlee-designed t-shirts and other merchandise. He opened Chumlee’s Candy on the Boulevard, a candy store selling old school candy and some Chumlee souvenirs. He has been struggling with weight issues for a long time. On February 15, 2018, he had gastric sleeve surgery.
Chumlee bought a Las Vegas mansion for $1.1 million in 2012. This house is now for sale of $1.8 million. His car collection includes a 1964 Impala SS, a Maserati GranTurismo, a Rolls Royce Phantom, a Cadillac Escalade, and a Buick Regal. He is an avid shoe collector and owns more than 200 pairs.