Ryan Friedlinghaus is an American TV personality and a car customization expert, well-known for his appearance on ‘Pimp My Ride.’

He was born on April 22, 1975, in Los Angeles, California, and grew up in Las Vegas, Nevada. 

Ryan co-founded West Coast Customs (WCC) in 1993, borrowing $5,000 from his grandfather.

WCC is an automobile repair shop, which was inaugurated with an intention to reshape the old cars inside and out.

His work at WCC was featured on the first 4 seasons of MTV TV series, Pimp My Ride, from 2004 to 2007.

It was also the subject of ‘Street Customs’ and its follow up, Inside West Coast Customs, which were aired on TLC and Discovery Channel.

Further, Ryan has worked on cars owned by NBA star, Shaquille O’Neal, film legend, Sylvester Stallone, and rapper, Sean Comb.

WCC has also created vehicles for global brands such as Virgin, Nintendo, and Microsoft.

WCC’s branches has been opened in UAE, China, Japan, Russia, Malaysia, Germany, and in Mexico, following its success in the USA.

Ryan is married to Meagan Elliott. The couple has two sons, Ryan Jr. and Dylan aka Dynamite Dylan, and a daughter, Briana.

Dynamite Dylan is a singer. He collaborated with Jake Paul in a music video, No Competition, which was released on October 26, 2017.

He is currently worth more than $15 million. However, his wealth is expected to rise further with growing business all over the world.