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Austin Chumlee Net Worth: How Rich is the Pawn Stars Celebrity in 2022?

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Quick Bio:

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Rеаl Nаmе/Full Nаmе

Austin Lee Russell




39 Years

Віrth Dаtе 

8 September 1982


Henderson, Nevada


1.70 m


102 Kg.

Ѕехuаl Оrіеntаtіоn   


Маrіtаl Ѕtаtuѕ   


Wіfе/Ѕроuѕе (Nаmе)

Olivia Russell



Dаtіng/Gіrlfrіеnd 2022   



American T.V. star, businessman, and pawnshop employee

Nеt Wоrth іn 2022  

$5 million

Chumlee’s introduction:

Chumlee’s Net Worth is $5 million. Austin Lee Russell was born on 8 September 1982. His birthplace is Henderson, Nevada. Austin is professionally known as Chumlee. He is a famous American T.V. star, businessman, and pawnshop employee. Chumlee is most popular for his starring in the show “Pawn Stars.” (a History Channel television reality show). Chumlee is the son of Rick Harrison and grandson of Richard Harrison. He has two siblings, a brother Sage and a sister Terra.

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Early life:

Chumlee’s age, height, and weight:

Chumlee’s personal life:

Chumlee’s Weightloss journey:

Chumlee’s career:

Cars collection:

Chumlee Russell’s Salary:

Austin Chumlee Russell’s Net Worth in 2022:

Early life:

Austin got the nickname “Chumlee” at 12 after his father compared him one day to the walrus “Chumley” in the cartoon series “Tennessee Tuxedo” because of his large face and prominent chin. His one childhood best friend was Corey Harrison. 

Rick and Richard Harrison founded the Las Vegas-based Gold and Silver Pawn Shop in 1989, which is located just a few minutes off the Las Vegas strip. Chumlee was inspired to make a big change after his father’s death from pancreatic cancer at 54.

Chumlee’s age, height, and weight:

As of 2021, Chumlee’s age is 39 years. He stands at a height of 1.70 m and his weight is 102 kg.

Chumlee’s personal life:

Chumlee married his long-time girlfriend Olivia Russell. They were friends before dating. The couple got engaged in May 2018. In August 2019, they got married. In 2020, fans noticed that all pictures of Olivia had been scrubbed from Chumlee’s Instagram account. Olivia was going to the University of California, Santa Barbara. And Chumlee was living in Las Vegas and doing roles in “Pawn Stars.” Chumlee posted on his social media account that it was hard living apart, but the sacrifices would be worth it.

Chumlee has a special interest in vintage pinball machines. He is also an avid shoe collector with over 200 pairs in his closet. He also enjoys video games, sports, skateboarding, and the Pokémon Trading Card Game. 

Chumlee is a fan of punk rock and rapping. His favorite Television shows are “Boardwalk Empire,” “Sons of Anarchy,” and “Breaking Bad.”

He also loves collecting shoes and currently has over 200 pairs.

Chumlee’s Weightloss journey:

When his father died of pancreatic cancer at 54, he was encouraged to make a significant change. He exercised six days a week. He changed his diet to include more juice, veggies, and no red meat. Chumlee lost a whopping 110 pounds.

However, he regained weight, reaching up to 350 pounds. But it was decreased by 160 lbs after getting a gastric sleeve operation. In that surgery, a large piece of his stomach was apparently removed.

Chumlee’s career:

At 21, Chumlee started working at Gold and Silver Pawnshop. His responsibilities include working behind the counter, evaluating items, loading goods, and printing tickets for customer purchases. The pawnshop became popular after being featured on the Comedy Central television show named “Insomniac with Dave Attell.” After that episode, his father Rick Harrison pitched a full-fledged series to many production companies and networks. Finally, The History Channel bought it.

“Pawn Stars” debuted in the year 2009, when Austin worked there for around 5 years. Chumlee became a fan favorite on “Pawn Stars.” and a breakout cast member.

Then Chumlee began his own company by selling novelty items that he designed. Chumlee’s merchandise sales are bigger than other stars in the show. Chumlee sold his half stake in his company to Rick Harrison so that the Gold & Silver Pawn Shop could sell his novelty items more efficiently.

Later, Chumlee opened a candy shop in 2017 that is called Chumlee’s Candy on the Boulevard. This candy shop is located across the street from the Gold and Silver Pawn Shop in Las Vegas. Chumlee’s brother Sage runs the everyday operation of this candy store.

“Pawn Stars” continues its boundless run on History Channel, which was set to begin filming its 17th season in Sep. 2020.

Cars collection:

Chumlee has an amazing cars collection. His collection includes a Maserati Gran Turismo, a Rolls Royce Phantom, a Cadillac Escalade, a Range Rover, and a 1964 Impala rolling on wire wheels. Chumlee also has a stock-looking Ford Fusion, which is likely his daily driver or the one he hops into when he simply wants to blend in on the freeway.


In 2016, the police raided the residence and found illegal drug items. Many legally held guns including a shotgun, rifle & mp5 were found inside. The Xanx pill also contained pills containing cocaine and methamphetamine on its premises. The drugs were also found on the premises. Chumlee was arrested on bond and is charged with felony charges involving weapons or drugs.

2 Life lessons from Austin Chumlee:

Never give up

Keep yourself focused by working hard to achieve your goals. Especially the people who don’t believe your story. Whatever your situation, keep your focus on it.

Be positive

Sometimes fame is in your way. Keep your focus on two things. Do it hard and be brave. When someone puts you on your back you should always be confident.

Chumlee Russell’s Salary:

Chumlee earns a salary of $25,000 for each episode of Pawn Stars that airs. 

Austin Chumlee Russell Net Worth in 2022:

As of 2022, Austin Chumlee has a net worth of $5 million. He earns $25,000 for each episode of Pawnshop.

Who is the richest on Pawn Stars?

‘Austin Chumlee Rusell’. He is an American reality T.V. personality, well-known for the role of a guest host on “Pawn Stars”. For every episode of ‘Pawn Stars’ that airs on TV, Chumlee earns a salary of $25,000.

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