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Who’s Rick Harrison?
Born Richard Kevin Harrison beneath the signal of Aries on the 22nd of March 1965 in Davidson, North Carolina USA, Rick Harrison is a 53-year-old Caucasian businessman and actuality TV persona. He’s in all probability greatest recognized to the world for his vital presence on the TV display screen because the co-owner of the “Gold & Silver Pawn Store”, which is featured within the Historical past channel’s actuality TV present entitled “Pawn Stars.” He has additionally had a lot of different successes over the course of his typically profitable enterprise profession because the late Eighties.
Early Life: Rising up in San Diego
Rick really grew up in San Diego, as his dad and mom moved there when he was two years outdated. He was raised by his US Navy veteran father Richard Benjamin Harrison Jr. and his mom Joanne Rhue Harrison of an unknown occupation. To our information up to now, he’s the second youngest amongst his siblings, born after his sister Sherry Joanne Harrison, who sadly died on the age of six, and Joseph Kent Harrison, whereas Christopher Ok. Harrison is youthful than him. When he was very younger, he suffered from epileptic seizures, which prompted him to be bedridden for lengthy intervals, throughout which he turned an avid reader – he acknowledged that he was particularly impressed by “The Nice Mind” by John D. Fitzgerald, which featured a really younger entrepreneur who was all the time discovering new methods to earn a living. As for his training, he attended Taft Center College within the San Diego Unified College District, nevertheless, he dropped out throughout tenth grade and by no means returned to complete his training. Consequently, he by no means went to varsity.
Wishing a really comfortable birthday to Corey!!
Posted by Rick Harrison’s Gold & Silver Pawn on Saturday, April 28, 2018
Profession: Straight to Enterprise
Whereas nonetheless residing in San Diego, Rick’s dad and mom had been into the real-estate enterprise. Nonetheless, they finally misplaced plenty of earnings and determined to stop, transferring to Las Vegas, Nevada in April 1981. Rick and his father finally received the thought to open up a pawn store some two miles from the Las Vegas Strip in Clark County, thus, the “Gold & Silver Pawn Store” was opened in 1989. Six years down the highway, Rick and his father had been lending about $3 million per 12 months, which allowed for $700,000 in curiosity earnings. Rick subsequently turned well-known round Las Vegas for having distinctive sports activities objects that every had a narrative of their very own, together with the 2001 New England Patriots Tremendous Bowl ring that was within the cornerback Brock Williams’ possession. Their enterprise was additionally open to gamblers, who would usually go away an merchandise for gasoline cash whereas going again house from Las Vegas; many of the objects that had been introduced in had been jewellery. In the identical 12 months, Rick was given the Pawnbroker of the Yr Award by the Nationwide Pawnbrokers Affiliation, and in the meantime Rick was trying to pitch a present about his enterprise to varied TV channels, till in 2012 he lastly landed a contract with the Historical past Channel, and “Pawn Stars” started.
Love Life: Married to Deanna Burditt
As for Rick’s romantic involvements, it’s recognized that he dated a sure Kim in his early teenagers, and so they married when he was 17 years outdated. Kim first had a miscarriage, however they tried once more and had their first little one Richard Corey Harrison on 27th of April 1983. Inside the subsequent two years, Kim additionally gave start to Adam Harrison. They separated in 1986, and Rick started relationship Tracy Ann Hill, who he married on the 15th of August 1987 in a non-public wedding ceremony; collectively they’ve a son named Jake, however finally divorced in 2011, and Rick started relationship Deanna Burditt, who he subsequently married on the 21st of July 2013. Lastly, whereas Rick doesn’t have a daughter, his son Corey, does.
What’s Rick Harrison’s Net Price?
Near $8 million, whereas his earnings per “Pawn Stars” season are roughly $300,000. He has made his fortune as a businessman and actuality TV persona.
— Rick Harrison (@GoldSilverPawn) February 15, 2017
- Top is 5ft 11ins (1.80m)
- Weight is 235lbs (105kg)
- Hair is gentle brown (though he’s nearly bald)
- Eyes are gentle blue