Richard Rawlings is one of the well-known American personalities who is an entrepreneur, reality show star, and custom car builder, most renowned for being the owner of the world-famous car garage ‘Gas Monkey Garage’.
Meanwhile, Rawlings rose to fame when the reality show ‘Fast N’ Loud’ started airing on Discovery Channel. In today's section, we'll be revealing the net worth of this impressive personality, as well as his career and achievements.
How Much Is Richard Rawlings' Net Worth? Details Of His Income Sources And Assets
Richard Rawlings has an estimated net worth of $15 million. Remarkably, by the age of 21, Richard had not only been a police officer but had also been a paramedic and a firefighter.
However, his entrepreneurial endeavor saw him quit these jobs as he began a printing and advertising company. Richard named the company Lincoln Press but sold it in 2004 so that he could set up the Gas Monkey Garage (GMG).
CAPTION: Richard Rawlings has an estimated net worth of $15 million SOURCE: Celebrities Net Worth Updates
Rawlings changed approach in 2004 and began catering to the rich and elite. They would bring in their deadbeat rides and take home shiny, brand new ones. The wealthy clients would splurge anywhere between $100,000 to $1.0 million.
In 2012, Richard joined Fast N’ Loud! He said it was his initial plan anyway as he always watched automobile shows on TV since he was particularly intrigued by motorbikes.
Rawlings' salary on the show is estimated to be $50,000 to $75,000 per episode. There are 11 seasons with over 125 episodes. It’s safe to claim Rawlings has earned over $6.8 million from the show itself.
Moreover, it is estimated that Richard is earning a cool $2,000 per post through endorsements on Instagram. Likewise, his YouTube channel, Gas Monkey Garage has 244K subscribers. He earns as high as $1,600 monthly through the channel.
Rawlings owns Richard Rawlings Garage and Gas Monkey Bar N’ Grill in Dallas. He plans to open additional restaurants to expand his business. The food costs $10.00 on average, but the money Rawlings is making from these is apparently huge.
Rawlings even started his very own Gas Monkey Garage brand of tequila and energy drink with retail prices of $30.00 and $48.00 (for a pack of 24 cans), respectively.
Richard is a fashion icon among his fans. And naturally, people from across the globe follow his dress sense.
The Gas Monkey Garage Merch Store with legit GMG branding and artwork is the place fans want to go for T-shirts, sweatshirts, tank tops, baby onesies, and several others. The prices range between $19.00 and $35.00.
Talking about his residence, Richard lives in a 3,933 square-foot brick house near Northhaven Road and Hillcrest Road in Dallas, Texas. It has a sunken bathtub and a pool. In addition, there's a private lake and a zen garden.
The property was reportedly bought for $1.7 million. There's three bedrooms, two and a half bathrooms, an outside master bath, and marble kitchen.
Since he is in the car business and knows cars inside out, we can trust that Rawlings’ car collection is impressive.
Back in 2014, he claimed to have owned a Mustang GT and a ‘68 Shelby. His other cars include a 1932 Ford, a 1968 Mustang Shelby GT350, and a 2015 Dodge Ram diesel truck. Besides, he also owns a 1953 Chevrolet Fleetline which he bought for his wife.
Richard Rawlings' Career And Achievements
Richard Rawlings who pursues several careers, is a reality TV star, car mechanic, race driver and a media personality. He grew up with the pa s sion towards buying and building cars which influenced his racing career.
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Moreover, Richard claims to have worked as a law enforcement officer, firefighter, and paramedic. In 1999, he founded a print/advertising company called Lincoln Press. Later in 2002, he began a career as an entrepreneur after he became the founder of a car building garage named “Gas Monkey Garage”.
In 2013, Rawlings established an American restaurant and live music bar called “Gas Monkey Bar N’ Grill” which expanded to other locations as well. A year later in 2014, he started a new business dedicated to the live music lovers named “Gas Monkey Live”.
Richard Rawlings: Quick Facts
- Born on 30th March 1969 in Fort Worth, Texas.
- His birth sign is Aries.
- He has two siblings, a sister named Daphne Rawlings Kaminski and a brother named John Rawlings.
- He went to Hills High School.
- He is the owner of Gas Monkey Garage and star of the Discovery Channel series Fast N' Loud.
- He bought his first car, a green '74 Mercury Comet when he was only 14.
- He set a world record for the cannonball run, a road trip from New York to Los Angeles covering 2,811 miles.
- He was married to a woman named Suzanne since 1999 until they got divorced in 2009, before remarrying in 2015.