Richard Rawlings is an entrepreneur, cars mechanic and a media personality from the United States. He is the founder of a restaurant named “Gas Monkey Bar N’ Grill,” and the star of a reality show called “Fast N’ Loud.” Keep reading to know more about Richard Rawlings’s net worth in 2018.
Richard Rawlings Early Life
Richard Ray Rawlings was born on March 30, 1969, in Fort Worth city in Texas, United States. There is not much information on his parents, just that his mother left the family when he was a child. Richard Rawlings was mostly grown and raised in his hometown by his father, who used to take him to cars/motors shows.
Richard Rawlings has two siblings, a brother and a sister, John Rawlings and Daphne Rawlings Kaminski. Richard finished his schooling from the Eastern Hills High School, which is located in his hometown.
For his marriage life, Richard Rawlings was first married to Karen K. Grames for one year, from 1993 – 1994. His second marriage was to Suzanne Marie Mergele. Richard Rawlings and Suzanne first got married in 1999 and got divorced in 2009, and then they remarried again in 2015.
Richard Rawlings Career, Awards & Achievement
Richard Rawlings used to go with his father to shows when he was young. He worked in several things such as a paramedic, law enforcement officer and as a firefighter. In 1999, Richard Rawlings owned an advertising and printing company called “Lincoln Press,” which he sold around 2004.
Prior to selling “Lincoln Press,” Richard Rawlings started “Gas Monkey Garage” in 2002, which so far has developed and created cars for many customers across the whole world. The “Fast N’ Loud” reality TV show has been featuring Aaron Kaufman and Richard Rawlings and his Garage on the “Discovery Channel” since the show started in 2012, the show’s spin-off also on Discovery is titled “Misfit Garage.”
Richard Rawlings and Dennis Collins say that they broke the Cannonball Run time which was set in 1979, in 2007. The runtime was from New York City to Los Angeles with a modified Ferrari 550, colored black with extra cells for fuel. Richard Rawlings and Dennis Collins are the only 2 to break the mark which was set by Rick Cline and Jack May in 1975, because other competitors never really started, went through or ended at the same spots or locations.
More entrepreneur work was done by Richard Rawlings including founding a restaurant, music venue and bar called “Gas Monkey Bar N’ Grill.” The restaurant’s first location is in Northwest Dallas, and then he opened another branch for it in Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.
Awards & Achievements
Richard Rawlings does not have any award nominations or winnings to mention. However, he is the owner of Gas Monkey Garage and the owner of a restaurant, music venue, and bar called “Gas Monkey Dallas” or “Gas Monkey Bar N’ Grill,” and both are considered huge achievements for Richard Rawlings. Furthermore, Richard Rawlings won the Gumball 3000, and he is a two times winner of the Bullrun rally along with his team “Team Gas Monkey.”
Net Worth of Richard Rawlings
The estimated net worth of the entrepreneur, cars mechanic and a media personality Richard Rawlings is $20 million. He made his millions from the restaurant he found “Gas Monkey Bar N’ Grill” and from “Fast N’ Loud” show. Richard Rawlings salary from “Fast N’ Loud” is around $50 thousand.
Richard Rawlings is a very successful entrepreneur and a super talented cars mechanic. He is one of Discovery Channel’s stars for his reality show “Fast N’ Loud.” Richard Rawlings if the founder of a restaurant named “Gas Monkey Bar N’ Grill.” Richard Rawlings is currently married to Suzanne Rawlings, they live in Texas, and they seem happy together.