Richard Rawlings is an American entrepreneur, television celebrity, and auto mechanic. Richard Rawlings is best known for featuring on Discovery Channel reality show Fast N’ Loud. In addition, he also owns Gas Monkey Garage as well as the restaurant and live music bar named Gas Monkey Bar N’ Grill in Dallas, Texas.

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  • Birthday: March 30, 1969 (age 48)
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Entrepreneur / Media personality


Family and Personal Life

Richard Rawlings is married Thrice, once with Karen and Twice with Suzanne Rawlings. Richard Rawlings who currently lives with wife Suzanne was formerly married to Karen K. Grames. He had even split with Suzanne for few years until he remarried her in 2015.

Rawlings was born in Fort Texas to an auto mechanic father who worked full time in the production department of a grocery store. When Richard was 2, his mother abandoned him after which his high school dropout father looked after him and his sister

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  • Parents: N/A
  • Wife: Suzanne Rawlings, Karen K. Grames
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Children: N/A

Since the early age, he was obsessed with four wheelers that he often visited his father’s auto shop and helped him built them. In fact, at the age of 14, he had a car that he could call his own

In the next seven years, Richard got his degree from Eastern Hills High School leaving his passion far behind. By the time he was 21-years-old, Richard had already added a long list of the profession to his resume that includes firefighter, law enforcement officer, and paramedic.

In 1993, Richard Rawlings married a lady named Karen K. Grames but the things didn’t turn out to be in the favor of them and they divorced the following year. For next 6 years, he stayed single until Rawlings got married to longtime girlfriend Suzanne Marie Mergele in Las Vegas Nevada. The marriage could only last for 10 years and in 2009, the couple divorced in a mutual consent.

But as you say true love finds its way despite hundreds of obstacles which was absolutely true in case of Richard and Suzanne. They apparently hauled their broken relationship and refurbished it by exchanging vows in Cabo, Mexico for the second time.


Body Measurements and Lifestyle

Richard Rawlings is reckoned as one of the most stylish television personality and entrepreneur. He is often getting the media limelight’s flaunting his wowed physique and exquisite looks.

Richard Rawlings is used to getting attention for his entrepreneurial contributes but besides that his appearance as a muscular man with great physiques is rousing his popularity. He is one of the few television celebs with bold personal style.

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  • Height: 6 feet 1 inch
  • Weight: 86 kg
  • Plastic Surgery: N/A

Whether it’s a well-fitting T-shirt or a formal suit, Richard simply pulls off every clothing style gracefully and elegantly than rest of the others. The brown-eyed hunk possess rugged and valiant traits which makes him the best of all. 

Though Richard is mostly working trying to advanced his ventures, he, being a fun-loving guy often hangs out with his friends and attends the event whenever he is free.


Professional Career

Richard Rawlings is famous for his show ‘Fast N’ Loud’ on Discovery Channel. He even runs his own garage, restaurant, and bars with pretty success.

Richard Rawlings is a noted star of Discovery Channel reality show ‘Fast N’ Loud’. The show was all about providing the ample lessons to the newbie entrepreneurs who look forward to turning their passion into cash money.The success of the series has spawned his new projects and even increased his popularity because of his willingness and aplomb to take on the strenuous automotive transformations

Prior to joining the channel, Richard was a proprietor of automobile shop. Since he had initially planned to set up a garage so giving it go, he launched his first ever workshop Gas Monkey Garage in Dallas in 2002, which provided services all across the globe. He looks for ramshackle cars and gets them revamp in exchanged of profits with the entire efforts of his automobile crew.

In search of greater opportunities, Richard also opened a restaurant and live music bar named Gas Monkey Bar N’ Grill in 2013 in two major locations of Dallas Texas. He has further desired to launch his third restaurant outdoor of the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area prior to the success of the first two.

Richard also owns a music venue Gas Monkey Live in Northwest Dallas, which he purchased in 2014. In the venue predominantly dedicated to the live music, the opening act was performed by rock band Social Distortion


Salary and Net Worth 2018

Rawlings, being the Gas Monkey Garage owner has collected a massive amount of fortune. He is paid $50,000 per episode as salary by Discovery Channel.

Richard Rawlings Net Worth & Salary 2018, the famous Fast N’ Loud star has accumulated a jaw-dropping net worth of $15 million of his modern ventures and businesses. He rides plenty of impeccable cars like 1968 Shelby Mustang GT 350 and 1952 Chevrolet Fleetline.

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  • Net Worth: $15 million
  • Salary: $50,000 per episode

The 48-years-old entrepreneur also owns an impressive 4000 square feet lavish house nestled in the Dallas, Texas. The real estate property standout features include bar, Zen garden, and four bedrooms accompanied by a bathroom.