Pawn Stars is one of the most successful reality TV shows on the History channel. The show, which follows the business dealings of the staff at the Gold & Silver pawn shop in Las Vegas, has recently kicked off its 16th season. Due to the success of the show, the cast have made millions, and continue to reap the benefits of fame. Patriarch and founder of the shop, Richard Harrison, passed away in June, 2018, leaving a legacy for his son to carry on. Here are the estimated net worth amounts of the cast of Pawn Stars.
10 Richard Harrison: $5 Million
Richard Harrison passed away on June 25, 2018, and left quite a legacy. The official founder of the Gold & Silver pawn shop, Harrison and his wife opened a smaller shop in 1981. When the lease was expired, they moved into a bigger location, and the shop was on its way to commercial success. From the debut of Pawn Stars in 2009, Richard Harrison appeared consistently, often sharing grumpy but humorous musings from his back office. He left behind a net worth of $5 million that was inherited by his family.
9 Austin 'Chumlee' Russell: $5 Million
Fan favorite Austin 'Chumlee' Russell is one of the most notable cast members of Pawn Stars. Though he is often the target of the staffs jokes, Chumlee has an impressive amount of expertise when it comes to appraising novelty items. He is well-versed in vintage toys, pinball machines, and sports memorabilia. His role on the show and a successful side business that sells custom T-shirts, have secured him quite a nice income. He has an estimated net worth of $5 million.
8 Rick Harrison: $8 Million
Rick Harrison is the primary face of the Gold & Silver pawn shop, and the most successful original cast member. With a net worth of over $8 million, Harrison has been involved in the pawn shop family business since its opening, in 1989. Since the age of 23, he has amassed knowledge and expertise when it comes to antique and novelty items, and is by far the most experienced appraiser on the show. He is the father of Corey Harrison, who also appears as a regular cast member on the show.
7 Corey Harrison: $4 Million
Corey Harrison, affectionately known as "Big Hoss", is the son of Rick Harrison, and the grandson of the late Richard Harrison. Since he was a young boy, he spent time in his dad's shop, polishing silver and admiring antiques. An early introduction to the business led to his integration as a full-time staff member. He is learning the ropes so that he can eventually take over the head boss role, when his dad retires. He has a current net worth of about $4 million, which is going up every year.
6 Murray SawChuck: $15 Million
Though not a regular cast member, magician and illusionist Murray Sawchuck has appeared on several episodes of Pawn Stars. As an esteemed magic historian, he has been brought in as an expert appraiser to give advice on purchases at the shop. Stationed in Las Vegas, where he regularly performs magic shows, he is just a short trip away from the Silver & Gold pawn shop, and has become a good friend to owner Rick Harrison. He has an impressive net worth of $15 million .
5 Vic Flick: $500,000
Vic Flick is another expert appraiser that has appeared on dozens of episodes of Pawn Stars, over the years. With 7 decades of experience as a musician and respected guitarist, Vic has been called in on several occasions to appraise instruments. The English-born musician, who is credited for writing and performing the original James Bond theme song, has a net worth of approximately half a million dollars.
4 Danny Koker: $13 Million
Danny "The Count" Koker is a motorcycle and automobile appraiser who is an expert at restorations. Appearing on Pawn Stars whenever cars and motorcycles are brought in for sale, Danny is also the lead on hit spinoff reality shows American Restoration and Counting Cars. He is the owner of Count's Kustoms shop. With the success of his many projects, Danny has amassed a net worth of $13 Million.
3 Mark Hall Patton: $2.5 Million
Affectionately coined The Beard Of Knowledge, Mark Hall Patton is one of the most recognized experts to have appeared on Pawn Stars. An all around expert in 20th century artifacts, Patton is an administrator for two museums, and also appears on History Channel spinoff show, American Restoration. He is known for never giving a monetary estimate on items at the pawn shop, instead focusing on validating their authenticity. He has a net worth of $2.5 million.
2 Craig Gottlieb: $8 Million
Craig Gottlieb is the firearms expert who has been called in to the Silver & Gold pawn shop for dozens of weaponry related appraisals. The owner of Craig Gottlieb Military Antiques, he has also made appearances on spinoff show, American Restoration. His net worth of $8 million continues to grow, as he regularly lands small roles in films, documentaries and special features on global networks.
1 Johnny Jimenez: $1 Million
Johnny Jimenez is the go-to vintage toy expert, who has appeared on Pawn Stars regularly throughout the seasons. The owner of Toy Shack is Las Vegas, he has become good friends with all of the staff at the pawn shop, as well as some of the other featured experts. He's appeared in small roles in several films, and has amassed a net worth of approximately $1 million from his appearances on various reality shows.