Aaron Kaufman is an American TV personality and businessman who owns Arclight Fabrication, an enterprise that specializes in spare parts of Ford F-100 pickup and other merchandise. As a TV star, he appears on Aaron Needs a Job.
He was a former head mechanic of the Gas Monkey Garage and appeared in the TV sitcom Fast N' Loud and in a single season of Shifting Gears with Aaron Kaufman.
The American TV personality has an estimated net worth of $6 million which he mostly accumulated from his work in television shows as a mechanic. According to some sources, his salary from Fast N' Loud was $50,000 per episode.
He also owns a clothing line called the Arclight Fabrication, which specializes in selling T-shirts, hats, stickers, and F-100 parts.
Aaron put his 1963 Ford Falcon on eBay for sale. The car which he used to race at the Pikes Peak International Hillclimb was sold to the highest bidder for $65,000.
As a mechanic, he worked in a garage in Texas during which he met Richard Rawlings and hired him for his garage, Gas Monkey Garage. Together they are featured on Discovery Channel's show Fast N' Loud.
The show depicts the day to day functioning of Gas Monkey Garage, where they restore classic cars. Besides that, he has been part of shows like Overhaulin', and The Gymkhana Files.
He also starred in his show Shifting Gears with Aaron Kaufman which lasted for just one season and is currently in the shows Aaron Needs a Job.
Aaron left the garage due to differences in visions between him and Richard Rawlings and to top that Kaufman hated strict deadlines which led him to choose his fate.
The American TV personality competed in the Stadium Super Trucks series and drove a truck sponsored by Toyo Tires at the Sand Sports Super Show in California.
He participated in two rounds during the weekend and finished 5th in the heat races, and secured 10th and 8th position in the feature race. Aaron had a complication during the race and in one incident he drove his truck on a K-rail.
He was born on 26th January 1982 in Crowley, Texas in the United States. He is of American nationality and his ethnicity is white.
37-years-old Kaufman is currently in a relationship with Lauren Moore Knob since 2013. The couple are often seen together in Lauren's Instagram posts. Before this, he was in a relationship with Lindsay J for about 3 and a half years.