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Full NameRichard Rawlings
First NameRichard
Last NameRawlings
Birth NameRichard Ray Rawlings
EthnicityNorth American
Birth CityFort Worth, Texas
Birth CountryAmerica
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusSingle
SibilingsDaphne Rawlings Kaminski, John Rawlings
FilmographyFast N’ Loud
EducationAchimota School
Height183 cm
Weight82 kg
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Date of BirthMarch 30,1969
Age51 years

What Is The Net Worth Of Richard Rawlings In 2019?

As of 2019, Richard Rawlings is estimated to have a net worth of $15 million which he accumulated from his eminent career as a TV personality and an Entrepreneur.     

He is also known for his lavish and luxurious cars and bike collection worth more than $2 million. 

Richard Rawlings Is A Big Spender 

Besides multi-million dollars’ worth brand, Richard Rawlings is a proud owner of a magnificent Dallas Villa. His house is featured in 3,933 square feet boasting four bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, and a separate bar section. According to a source, he bought the property for $1.7 million in 2015. 

Richard now owns a fleet of drool-worthy collection of the car which includes

Lamborghini Countachstarts from $596 thousand
1968 Mustang Shelby GT350The base price of $20 thousand
2015 Dodge Ram diesel truck$60 thousand
Ford Mustangmarket price $26 thousand
PorscheThe average price of over $60 thousand

He sold his 1953 Chevrolet Fleetline for $800 thousand which he actually bought for his wife. Previously, he owned muscle moto and vintage wheels like 1932 Ford ($590), Mustang GT (starts at $32 thousand), ‘68 Shelby ($1.3 million).     

Richard Rawlings Lavish House And CarsImage Source: Affair Post
Richard Rawlings Lavish House And Cars

Image Source: Affair Post

Similarly, he owns a few of the most expensive customized bikes and claims his bike collection to be worth over $2 million. 

Although there is no information regarding his tax payments, he surely has the insurance of his awesome cars and bike collection.  

Journey From Rags To Riches 

He was born to a car enthusiast and he himself had a keen interest in automobiles. At the young age of 14, he bought his own car, 1974 Mercury Comet which is now worth at the price range of $20 thousand to $49 thousand. 

Interesting Fact: ‘Son, you could buy a $10,000 car all day long for five grand if you have it in your pocket. Always carry cash.’ Richards’ father often used to say to him. 

By the time he was in high school, he was tagged as a prestigious car dealer in his area. At the time, he drove a 1977 Bandit Trans Am priced at $16 thousand to $31 thousand. 

Richard Rawlings high school car 1977 Bandit Trans AmImage Source: Gas Monkey Garage
Richard Rawlings high school car 1977 Bandit Trans Am

Image Source: Gas Monkey Garage

Although he had interests in cars, he went to work as a police officer, firefighter, and paramedic. Ultimately, he turned out to be a businessman and established his own printing and advertising company.

Eventually, the car enthusiast sold his company in 2004 for opening Gas Monkey Garage which is now one of the world’s most popular hot rod shops.

Debut In Television 

Later in 2012, his company signed a million dollars deal with Discovery Channel. He and his Gas Monkey garage are featured in Discovery Channel’s Fast N’ Loud. For appearing in the TV series, he was offered a salary of around $50 thousand to $75 thousand per episode.   

As of now, Fast N’ Loud is successfully running it’s 15 seasons and Rawlings is reported to have already made the paycheck of over $6.3 million to $9.45 million. 

Interesting Fact: Richard Rawlings is also a part-time transcontinental racer. He participated in several rallies and held the world record from 2007 to 2013 for the fastest time in Cannonball Run i.e. 31 hours and 59 minutes. 

Other Business Ventures 

The following year in 2013, he also started his own venture; Gas Monkey Bar N’ Grill in Dallas. A year later in March 2014, he launched another venture with the same name at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport. And as of now, he is ready for the third one.  

The MonkeysImage Source: Gas Monkey Garage
The Monkeys

Image Source: Gas Monkey Garage

The average cost of the food in his bar is $10 to $15, however, he is reported to make almost half of his fortune from the bars and grills. 

The Gas Monkey Garage Owner even started a restaurant named Richard Rawlings’ Garage in 2016 but it was permanently dissolved in March 2019.   

Moreover, he has his own brand of Energy Drinks and Tequila named Gas Monkey Tequila and Drinks. Tequila retails at the cost of $30 and energy drinks cost $50 for a can. 

Merchandise Sales

Owning a multi-million dollar industry and brand, the Fast N’ Loud star is an icon for his fans. With the support of his huge fan following, he started an online merchandise shop.

Official gas Monkey MerchandiseImage Source: Gas Monkey Garage
Official gas Monkey Merchandise

Image Source: Gas Monkey Garage

Gas Monkey Garage Merch shop sells Gas Monkey T-shirts, hoodies, jackets, caps, various artworks, and other products. His merchandise may cost you an average of $15 to $35, the price may vary on the products.

Social Media Earnings 

Besides the earnings from his company, ventures and merchandise sales, Richard Rawlings also adds a few sums of money to his net worth from monetization of social media platforms. 

From his Instagram, he makes $4,228.5 to $7,04.5 per sponsored post from over 2 million followers. Similarly, as the owner of Gas Monkey Garage, he collects the paycheck of $8,252 to $13,753 from an official Instagram profile of his company. 

Richard Rawling Endorsing DickiesImage Source: Instagram @rrrawlings
Richard Rawling Endorsing Dickies

Image Source: Instagram @rrrawlings

On the other hand, Rawlings is estimated to have the monthly average earnings of $189 to $3 thousand and yearly earnings of $2.3 thousand to $36.2 thousand from YouTube Channel. As of October 2019, Gas Monkey Garage & Richard Rawlings YouTube channel has over 318 thousand subscribers.   

Endorsements Deals 

In addition, Rawlings is estimated to earn thousands from his lucrative endorsement deals. Recently, he made a deal with Dickies T-shirt for the endorsements. 

Moreover, he also promotes his company, Gas Monkey Tequila.  

“I feel Blessed To Be Where I’m At. Now It’s Time To Give Back.” Richard Rawlings 

The owner of Gas Monkey Garage believes in giving and taking. With the motto ‘Your Donations Make Change’, Rawlings and his team launched Gas Monkey Foundation in 2014.  

Back in April 2018, the foundation donated $20 thousand to Cannonball Memorial Run. Through the charitable fund, he has supported charitable organizations like Bisbee’s Fish & Wildlife Conservation Fund, Cary the Load, No Child Left Behind, High Fives, and many others.   

Who Is Richard Rawlings?

Richard Ray Rawlings was born on 30 March 1969 in Fort Worth, Texas, the United States. He was born to an American family and belongs to the North American ethnic group. 

Rawlings is married twice. First, he tied the knot to Karen K Grames from 1993 to 1994. After the divorce, he married his second wife in 1999 in a lavish wedding ceremony held in Las Vegas, Nevada. 

Richard Rawlings and Suzanne Marie MergeleImage Source: Defenders Of The Wall
Richard Rawlings and Suzanne Marie Mergele

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The love birds separated in 2009 and remarried in 2015 in Cabo, Mexico. However, on 11 March 2019, Rawlings and Mergele announced their separation and are going to file for divorce.    

He does not have his own kids but has a stepson from his second wife, Sinjin Venegas.  

Height And Weight 

Rawlings stands at a height of 6 feet 0 inches (183 cm) and weighs around 180 pounds (82 kg). 

Updated On Wed Oct 02 2019 Published On Wed Oct 02 2019 By Bean