Richard Rawlings Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 24 Aug, 2018
Facts of Richard Rawlings
Name Richard Rawlings
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Fort Worth, Texas
Ethnicity White
Profession Entrepreneur
Net Worth $15 million
Hair Color Dark-Brown
Weight in KG N/A
Famous for Businessman Mechanic Reality television star
Married Yes
Married to Suzanne Rawlings
Divorce Suzanne Rawlings
Education Eastern Hills High School
Awards N/A
TV Show Fast N' Loud
Books Process and Procedure in EU Administration
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Richard Rawlings, an American entrepreneur, race car driver, as well as a media personality, is known for the reality show Fast N' Loud. The show airs on Discovery channel, he appears on the show with Aaron Kaufman.

He is the owner of the Gas Monkey Garage, Dallas, Texas. In May 2015, he published his autobiography titled Fast N’ Loud: Blood, Sweat, and Beers

Early Life and Career of Richard Rawlings 

Richard Rawlings was born on 30, March 1969 in Fort Worth, Texas, under the birth sign Aries. He was always interested in cars and even as a child he along with his father used to construct cars. He purchased his first automobile at the age of 14.

His dad was a major influence on his passion for cars and had to work two or three jobs just so he could afford a car or motorcycle of his own. 

Richard Rawlings went to Eastern High School. At the beginning of his career, he worked as a firefighter, Law enforcement officer and also a paramedic till he was of 21.

In 1999, he started his own printing and advertising company. Later on, in 2004 he sold the company and launches Gas Monkey Garage. This shop transported and created automobiles for customers worldwide and since 2012; it has been the focus of the Discovery Channel series Fast N’ Loud.  

Richard Rawlings's Career

Richard Rawlings began Gas Monkey Bar N’ Grill in Northwest Dallas with a second location at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport which was opened in March 2014. On 12 May 2015, he also published his first book, an autobiography, entitled Fast N’ Loud: Bood, Sweat, and Beers.

Rawlings is also a fabulous car racer, a veteran of transcontinental road rallies, the Fast N’ Loud star has won the Gumball 3000 and the Bullrun twice.

Richard Rawlings is also the world record holder in the Cannonball Run and even was identified by Jay Leno for his achievement as he broke the record which was stood since 1979

He also covered the 2,811 miles from New York to Los Angeles in 31 Hours and 59 minutes with an average speed of 87.6 miles per hour which was pretty amazing. Rawlings is always very fond of cars and has a great car collection. He said,” Bottom line, if we're gonna, have fun, it better have a motor!”

Richard Rawlings's Net worth 

Richard Rawlings is a multi-talented person as he is an American car builder, reality television personality and as well as a cross-country racer. Currently, he has a net worth of $15 million with a salary of $50 thousand per episode.

It is only because of his dedication and hard work that today Richard is one of the successful entrepreneurs For more details about Richard Rawlings information is provided in his bio and also in the wiki. 

Richard Rawlings's Personal Life

Richard Rawlings is a married man. He has married twice. Rawlings married to Suzanne Rawlings on August 7, 1999, and after Rawlings’s instant popularity created the differences between husband and wife day by day and finally, they divorced on August 14, 2009, after the ten years of their marriage. In 2015, he remarried his ex-wife Suzanne Rawlings and since then he has been happily married yet.

Richard Rawlings partly blames his success for leading to the divorce of his wife but it was not the end of their love story. Some love stories do have a happy ending as Suzanne and Richard later hauled their rusted out relationship and got it completely sorted out.

The couple took a trip to Cabo to surprise their friend on his birthday, however; they both surprised each other with an impromptu wedding. Richard and Suzanne again got married and gave each other a second chance. The couple doesn’t have any children yet.

 

 

 

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