Rick Petko Biography
|Date of Birth:||1968 , September-11|
|Age:||52 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States of America|
|Birth Name||Rick Petko|
|Birth Place/City||Bath County, Virginia|
|Net Worth||$3 million|
|Married to||Brittany Cockeram|
Rick Petko is an American television personality and motorbiker best known for his appearance in the Discovery Channel hit TV show, American Choppers. He currently works at OCC (Orange County Choppers) where he designs the custom chopper-style motorcycles.
Early Life and Interest In Motorcycles
Rick Petko was born on September 11, 1968, in Bath County, Virginia, the United States of America. Names and details about his father and mother are under review.
It's unclear if Rick has a brother or sister or the American Choppers star is the only child of his parents. He is of American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.
As for the educational background of Rick Petko, the former Discovery Channel star has not disclosed when and in from which school, college or university he did his graduation.
He loved watching movies about motorbikes since his childhood and he was very fascinated about it.
Career: Appearance in American Choppers
As we mentioned earlier, Rick Petko is widely famous for his appearance in the Discovery Channel show American Chopper.
The show was one of the first shows which represented the starting of the reality television genre. It followed the cast members at Orange County Choppers in Newburgh, New York. The show initially aired on Discovery Channel, and later it aired on the Learning Channel.
The show ran for nine years from 2003 to 2012. Maybe one day American Chopper will return to Discovery Channel, but it's sure that some cast previous cast members, including Rick Petko, won't be featured on the show again.
Rick started working as a fabricator and builder at OCC (Orange County Choppers) in July 2003 and ever since he has been designing custom chopper-style motorcycles there.
He also designs the custom knifework and wedding bands from RPD & Co. shop in Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania.
Salary & Net Worth
Being a legendary motorbiker, Rick Petko certainly earns a decent amount of money from his career. According to the Celebrity Net Worth website, Rick has an estimated net worth of $3 million.
As for his salary, Rick and other crew members of American Choppers were receiving $2,000 per episode from the show. He has an expensive customized motorcycle.
He took a lot of money home while working on the Discovery Channel show, American Chopper. Michael Teutul, Paul Teutul Sr., Paul Teutul Jr. and Vincent DiMartino were among the cast members of the show.
Personal Life: Married Life & Children With Wife Brittany Cockeram
Rick Petko is a married man. The Discovery Channel star has been married to his loving wife Brittany Cockeram.
The couple exchanged vows in a beautiful ceremony in 2012 and their wedding was shown on an episode of Discovery Channel's American Chopper.
The husband-wife duo shares two children Everly Rose and Lucy together.