Richard Rawlings is not only a television host but also a successful entrepreneur, which has helped him earn a huge net-worth.
In 2002, he decided to pursue his dream and opened a car shop in Texas.
The shop was named Gas Monkey Garage, and would design and assemble cars for customers.
The shop took in requests and delivered internationally too but financial problems found their way/.
Richard sold his printing company in 2004, so he could economically fuel Gas Monkey Garage.
Gas Monkey Garage got popular and in 2012 Discovery Channel gave Rawlings his own show, Fast N’ Loud.
The show saw Richard Rawlings, the car fanatic, as the host and Aaron Kaufman, the mechanical genius, as the co-host.
Rawlings earns $50,000 per episode and the show has produced more than 8 season in 5 years.
Fast N’ Loud became an instant success and now is ranked number one among the male viewers on Discovery Channel.
The show made way for two spin-off series, Demolition Theater and Misfit Garage.
In December 2016, Aaron Kaufman announced his departure from Gas Monkey Garage.
He was with Gas Monkey Garage brand its starting years but decided to leave after “growing personal issues and and professional differences of opinions.”
Rawlings is also a racing enthusiast.
He has won the Gumball 3000 and Bullrun two times.
He is the record holder in the Cannonball Run.
Richard has also appeared in few commercials for the car manufacturer Dodge.
He has a collection of personal cars in his inventory.
He has a 1968 Shelby Mustang GT350, 1952 Chevrolet Fleetline, 1932 Ford and 1968 Shelby GT Fastback.
In 2015, Richard purchased 3,933 square-foot brick home for $1.7 million, in Dallas, Texas, which is quite sectacular considering his net-worth.