If you are someone who is fond of reality TV shows, then Chumlee needs no intro for you. For those who haven’t heard about the chubby behind-the-counter guy from Pawn Stars, here you go.
Chumlee, the famous breakout character from the U.S reality TV series ‘Pawn Stars‘ which broadcasts on History channel. He has an estimated net worth of $5 million.
Most of us do not know about his birth name, Autin Lee Russell, and only know him by his stage name Chumlee. He was given this name because of his resemblance with walrus, Chumley, from the animated TV series Tennesse Tunedo at age 12.
The World Famous Gold and Silver Pawn Shop opened in 1989), the set of the Pawn Stars show where he began working precisely 5 years before the show debuted in 2009. He was childhood friends with the owner’s grandson.
Chumlee was also referred to as the ‘Village Idiot’ and made the butt of others joke in the Pawn Stars series because of his perceived lack of intelligence and for his incompetence. However, the success of the show enabled him to furnish his own business which sells novelty items and handles orders of his merchandise.
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Due to his popularity in the show, his sales of merchandise have surpassed those of the other stars of the show. Chumlee also appeared alongside Rick and Corey Harrison on ‘iLost My Head in Vegas’ episode iCarly on the former American TV series.
Looking at the less bright part of the story, Chumlee had been sent behind the bars on charges of possessing illegal drugs and some unregistered firearms.
How Rich is Chumlee?
With his income from working on television and from his business, he has got bulk of banknotes in his pocket. $5 million net worth is not that weeny either!
Is Chumlee Married?
Chumlee is not married but he is currently in a relationship with a girl named Tanya Hyjazi. They are in love with each other since 2013.
Chumlee has an amazing house in Nevada which is worth 1 million dollars. Furthermore, he has 6 cars including Cadillac Escalade, Rolls Royce, Range Rover, and Maserati GranTurismo.