The Pawn Star Find That Made Chumlee Rich

You may know Chumlee from the popular series, ‘Pawn Stars’. Chumlee, born Austin Lee Russell, is originally from Henderson, Nevada, where he grew up with one of his co-stars on the show, Corey Harrison. Growing up in Nevada, they often spent a great deal of their time at a local pawn shop together, which happened to be owned by Corey’s father, Rick Harrison. Chumlee considered Rick to be something of a father figure. By the time ‘Pawn Stars’ started its tv series, Chumlee had already been working at the Gold and Silver Pawn Shop for a number of years. Since working there from the age of 21, he’s amassed quite the fortune. Currently, it is estimated that he has a net worth of $5 million. How did this amount come to be? Here’s how Chumlee struck gold!