Chumlee Net Worth (Pawn Star) [Updated 2022]

What is Chumlee’s Net worth?

Net Worth$5.2 Million
Born08th September 1982
Age39 years 
BirthplaceHenderson, Nevada, U.S.
Source of WealthBusinessman, Television Personality
Last Updated2022

Chumlee is a popular American businessman and a reality TV personality. As of 2022, he has accomplished an estimated net worth of $5.2 million. He is best known for his appearance in the History Channel television show “Pawn Stars”. 

He often appears in the show as a comic foil. And often appraises items in his area of expertise such as sneakers, pinball machines, and video games. 


Would you like to know more about him? What’s Chumlee’s major source of income? And how does he spend the majority of his earnings?

Let’s dive in to learn some inspiring lessons from Chumlee’s success story! 

Early Life & Education

Chumlee’s real name is Austin Chumlee Russell. He was born on September 8, 1982, in Henderson, Nevada. He has two siblings, his brother’s name is Sage Russell and his sister’s name is Terra Russell. He is of Scottish descent.

His nickname was given when he was about 12 years old after the day when his father compared him with the walrus. He was named “Chumley” which was based on the cartoon “Tennessee Tuxedo” because of his larger face and his prominent chin. 

In his childhood, he became friends with  Corey Harrison, whose father and grandfather, Rick Harrison and Richard Harrison, opened the Gold & Silver Pawn Shop in 1989.


Chumlee used to work at the gold and silver pawn shop when he was about 21 years old. He worked there for about 5 years and after that, he joined the film industry, where he had the very first season of a reality TV show pawn stars in the year 2009.

In that series, he was depicting comical fouls that used to make him the butt of the jokes because of his lack of intelligence and incompetence. He was referred to as the “village idiot”.

Chumlee later emerged as a breakout cast member and the favorite of the fans of that series. YouTube shows he started his own company which used to sell nobility items of his designs and his appearance. 

He also later sold the half stake of the company for about $155,000 so that the company could run more efficiently, and the merchandise would gain more attention and popularity due to the show.

In the year 2017, he also started up a candy store named “Chumlee’s Candy Shop on the Boulevard”, which was across the street from the Gold and Silver pawn shop in Las Vegas.

Personal Life

He has been married to Olivia Russell as they were friends before starting to date. They announced their engagement in 2018 and got married in 2019.

Chumlee has gone through gastric sleeve surgery that has reduced his stomach capacity to a mere six ounces. He was inspired by his father who died of pancreatic cancer at the age of 54. 

Chumblee has a huge collection of shoes that is more than about 200 pairs. He loves sports and the Pokémon trading card game is one of his favorites. He has been a fan of the TV series Boardwalk Empire, Son of Anarchy, and Breaking Bad. He owns a Rolls Royce Phantom, a Range Rover, a 1964 Impala SS, and the Cadillac Escalade.

How does Chumlee make Money?

The major source of income through which Chumlee has accumulated a net worth of $5.2 million are:

  • Earning as a Businessman
  • Earning as a TV Personality

Chumlee’s Social Media Accounts

Chumlee Biography/Wikipedia

Real NameAustin Lee Russell
Famous NameChumlee
BirthdaySeptember 8, 1982
Age39 years
Religion  Christian
Debut ShowSeries: Pawn Stars
Marital StatusMarried
WifeOlivia Russell 
Net worth$5.2 Million
ProfessionBusinessman, Television Personality


Chumlee is an American Businessman and a Television Personality. He gained popularity due to his TV series “Pawn Stars” and later he also opened a candy shop which was named “Chumlee’s Candy Shop on the Boulevard”. 

Also as per the recent updates, the net worth of chumlee is $5.2 million…!


Frequently Asked Questions

These are some of the questions frequently asked about Chumlee such as biography, age, height, weight, wife, etc.

What is Austin Lee Russell Net Worth?

The estimated net worth of Austin Lee Russell is around $5.2 million…!

When was Chumlee born?

Chumlee was born on September 8, in the year 1982.

What is Chumlee’s age?

Chumlee is 39 years old.

What is Chumlee’s real name?

Chumlee’s real name is Austin Lee Russell.

What is the Nationality of Chumlee?

Chumlee is an American citizen as he was born in Henderson, Nevada.

What is Chumlee’s wife’s name?

Olivia Russell is the wife of Chumlee. They were friends before starting to date and announced their engagement in 2018 and got married in 2019.

Please Note: This is not the exact net worth of Chumlee. It may be different. It is the estimated value collected from reliable web sources.

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