Born Richard Kevin Harrison, American businessman and reality television actor Rick Harrison has a net worth of $8 million.
Richard Harrison was born on March 22, 1965 in Lexington, North Carolina as the third child of a US navy veteran. Harrison suffered from epileptic seizures at his early age which made him confined to bed that developed a reading habit in him. After studying a lot of books by John D. Fitzgerald, Harrison was influenced with the money making schemes mentioned in the book The Great Britain while he also developed a passion about physics and history. He attended the Taft Middle School but dropped out to pursue education on his own and started working with his father in the Gold & Silver Coin Shop.
With the Gold & Silver Pawn Shop, Harrison’s family was making over $700,000 annually and later in his adulthood he worked as a pawn broker that served several gamblers. Rick Harrison then started the television show Pawn Stars which is by far the most watched program on History Channel. He was also awarded with the Pawnbroker of the Year 2010.
Harrison’s net worth started following in with the business together with his appearance on the television show that ranked to be the second best show after Jersey Shore. After then he has made appearances in many television shows like iCarly, The Safe, The Middle, iLost my Head in Vegas together with his son’s best friend Chumlee. He also advertises a shaving product for men.
Together with his career as a pawn broker, Rick Harrison is also an author having published his biography named License to Pawn: Deals, Steals, and My Life at the Gold & Silver.
Rick Harrison’s personal life has not been so good as he expects to be. He has divorced twice while he is currently married to Deanna Burditt who is also twice divorced. A man who took his business on television to increase his fortune, Rick Harrison’s net worth is estimated to be around $8 million as of today.
Quick Facts about Rick Harrison
Full Name: Richard Kevin Harrison
Profession: Pawn Broker, Television personality
Height: 5′ 11½” (1.82 m)
Weight: 87 Kg
Nationality: United States of America
Date of Birth: March 22, 1965
Place of Birth: Lexington, North Carolina
Education: High school drop-out
Marital status: Married
Rick Harrison Zodiac/Astrological sign: Aries