Austin Lee Russell aka Chumlee is an American actor, businessman and reality television personality. He is famous for his role on the History Channel television show “Pawn Stars”, which shows the daily business at the Gold and Silver Pawn shop in Las Vegas where he works as an employee.
Chumlee has an estimated net worth of $5 million. Here you can get the details of his net worth, salary, income source, endorsements, assets, house, car, lifestyle, and personal life.
Austin began his career by working for the Gold and Silver Pawn Shop at the age of 21. After working there for around 5 years, he appeared in the first season of the reality television series “Pawn Stars” in July 2009.
As of 2022, he has an estimated net worth of $5 million. He was able to collect a decent amount of money through his acting career and from Pawn Shop. In addition, he earns at least $25,000 per episode from Pawn Stars.
As a result of his success, he formed his own company which sells novelty items, including T-shirts of his own design. Later, his boss Rick bought half of his novelty business for $155,000.
Besides Pawn Stars, he has appeared alongside Rick and Corey Harrison in the episode “iLost My Head in Vegas” on an American television series “iCarly”. According to the PayScale, the average salary of an actor is around $50,643 with a median bonus of $1,032.
In May 2017, he opened a candy shop, Chumlee’s Candy on the Boulevard, across the street from the Gold and Silver Pawn Shop.
His net worth can be compared to Molly McNearney and Danielle Cormack.
Being a multi-millionaire, there is no doubt that he is living a lavish lifestyle. He is also able to afford every lavish thing in the world, including his infamous Las Vegas house that hosted many wild parties.
Furthermore, in July 2017, he listed his mansion for the price of $1.8 million. He paid $1.1 million for the house in 2012. The mansion has about 5 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms.
Furthermore, he has a big collections of luxury cars including:
|Maserati GranTurismo||$134,625 - $152,265|
|Rolls-Royace Phantom Base||$450,000 - $500,000|
|1964 Impala||$26,995 - $52,000|
|Maserati||$74,980 - $150,380|
|Cadillac Escalade||$74,695 - $96,795|
|Range Rover||$89,000 - $177,000|
|1986 Buick Regal||$25,070|
Besides his car collections, he loves collecting shoes, and he owns more than 200 pairs. He also loves to drive his 1986 Buick Regal which he customized with hydraulic lifts on the front and back.
Austin pays around $1,934,911 for FICA including his federal tax $1,811,250 and FICA tax $123,661. He drives different types of cares and high insurance for them. For 1 car, it cost around $1,426 per year or $713 per six-month.
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Austin has got about 9 cars for which he has to pay around $12,834 per year. Furthermore, he pays around $10,626 for his property.
On March 9, 2016, his house was raided during the course of an investigation into sexual assault allegations. During the search, the police found 12 legally owned firearms, ranging from handguns to a shotgun, MPS, and .223-caliber rifles.
Later, he was released on bail paying $62,000.
Austin Lee Russell was born on September 8, 1982, in Henderson, Nevada under the birth sign of Virgo. As per his nationality, he is American and belongs to the mixed ethnicity of Scottish, Mexican, and Native American.
He grew up in Henderson along with his siblings, Terra Russell, and Sage Russell. Austin attended and graduated from Escuela Secundaria General No. 63 “Idolina Gaona de Cosio”. Later, he went to the University Center UTEG.
Austin is not married, but, engaged to longtime girlfriend, Tanya Hyjazi. His soon-to-be wife is a chef by profession working at a Las Vegas casino. They started dating in 2013.
Later in March 2013, they were spotted celebrating Tanya’s birthday at The D Hotel. The beautiful pair got engaged In the late 2018.
Tanya has also played a big part in his entire body transformation, he lost over 95 pounds by improving his diets.
He had been struggling from obesity from an early age and even underwent lap-band surgery that alone helped him lose 10 pounds.
The surgery was backed up with his strict diet, proper exercise, and other healthy habit.
Back in 2014, rumors began to swirl that Chumlee was dead which is obviously a piece of hoax news. The rumors stated he got a heart attack because of overweight. He was around 320 pounds at that time.
Soon after he saw the post, he didn’t waste any time and conformed it was all fake.
As of 2022, he is at the age of 40 and stands at the height of 5 ft 9 inches (176 cm).