Age is nothing but a number. That means that young people can achieve their dreams despite their young ages. Richard Rawlings is one of the people who accomplished so much during their early lives. Who is Richard Rawlings? Richard Rawlings is a famous American cross-country racer, television personality, and car builder. He is best known for the Fast N’ Loud reality television show. Richard is also the current owner of the famous Gas Monkey Garage. Reading through this article will answer all the questions you may have about this celebrity. It will also unveil the net worth of Richard Rawlings in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Richard Ray Rawlings was born in 1969, 30th March. His place of birth was Fort Worth, Texas in the United States of America. He is the son of Ray Rawlings. He grew up in Texas with his three siblings, two sisters and one brother. His sisters are Angela Rawlings Warmath, Daphne Rawlings Kaminski while his brother is John Rawlings.
During his childhood, he would often visit the auto show with his dad. By then, he would construct cars. Richard knew what he wanted to be in the future and purchased his first car when he was only fourteen years old. He joined Eastern Gills School where he graduated. After high school, he worked as a firefighter, paramedic and law enforcement officer.
Richard Rawlings tied the knot with his first wife, Karen K. Grames in 1993. The two settled for a divorce in 1994 due to marriage complications. Five years down the line, he married Suzanne Marie Mergele. The ceremony was in Las Vegas, Nevada. Karen and Suzanne decided to go separate ways and divorce in 2009.
However, the couple later reunited and tied the knot in 2015. This time the occasion was held outside America that is Cabo in Mexico City. Currently, the two are still together but only time can tell whether their relationship is an until-death-do-us apart relationship. Richard Rawlings also personally founded the Lincoln Press, which is an advertising, and printing company.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Richard Rawlings interest in car building was evident at a very young age. Rawlings bought his first car when he was fourteen years old. After high school, he first settled for different jobs in his place. In 1999 he started an advertising and printing company called Lincoln Press. Richard launched the Gas Monkey Garage in 2002 in Dallas. Richard ran Lincoln Press company for five years before selling it in 2004.
The garage works on creating modern automobiles for worldwide customers. The garage has been advertised by the Fast N’ Loud television series since 2012. Richard Rawlings is also a racer who in 2007 broke a New York Los Angeles race record. In 2013, he founded the Gas Monkey Bar N’ Grill. Rawlings has two branches and plans on opening the third branch. In 2014, he opened Gas Monkey Live which is an open place for live music performances. Richard recently recorded his autobiography called Fast N’ Loud: Blood, Sweat, and Beers.
Net Worth & Earnings
Richard Rawlings has a net worth of $18 million. He has earned this wealth from his supplies businesses. Richard owns the Gas Monkey Live, Gas Monkey Bar N’ Grill and Gas Monkey Garage. He is also an active television personality where he acts in Fast N’ Loud, a television reality series.
Being aware of what you want at an early age is advantageous. The real reason for this is because you can start working on your goal at a young age. As a result of that, you will quickly achieve them. Richard Rawlings knew his life goal as early as fourteen years which helped him dedicate his entire life to his goals.