Richard Benjamin Harrison Biography

  • Richard Benjamin Harrison

    Quick Facts Of Richard Benjamin Harrison

    Celebrated NameRichard Benjamin Harrison
    Age78 Years
    Nick NameThe Old Man and The Appraiser
    Birth NameRichard Benjamin Harrison
    Birth Date1941-03-04
    ProfessionReality Star
    Place Of BirthDanville, VA
    Height1.82 m
    Net Worth$ 8 million
    EthnicityNorth American
    Hair ColorBrown
    Eye ColorBlue
    Death Date2018-06-25

  • Richard Benjamin Harrison Jr. was an American Businessman and reality television star best known as one of the stars of the History Channel reality series Pawn Stars. Who is mainly popular as the co-owner of the World Famous Gold & Silver Pawn Shop. He is  known by the nicknames The Old Man and The Appraiser.

    Childhood , Family and Education

    Richard Benjamin Harrison  was born in Danville, Virginia on March 4, 1941, and was of Irish descent Harrison’s grandson.He was born to JoAnne Rhue Harrison and Richard Benjamin Harrison. His father is a businessman and a reality star. He spent his early life and childhood in Davidson, North Carolina, United States.

    Richard Harrison attended Lexington High School, but left after  grade 10. Harrison’s family was poor, and to make money, Harrison drove a school bus when he was 14. 

    As a teenager, he was ordered to enlist in the military rather than go to jail for stealing a car.

    Professional Life and Career

    Harrison started his career when he opened the Gold & Silver Pawn Shop, he  is the the co-owner of the World Famous Gold & Silver Pawn Shop, was opened in 1989. Harrison was approached in a reality show which was named as Pawn Stars, his show Pawn Stars became the History Channel’s highest-rated show within ten weeks of its debut.

    Family Life

    He married JoAnne Rhue Harrison in 1960. His son Rick Harrison is the co-owner of the World Famous Gold & Silver Pawn Shop.




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