Pawn Stars Chumlee Death: Is it true or Just a rumor?

In 2014 the rumour mill had run a story that Chumlee the “Pawn Stars,” star was dead. This was later confirmed to be false news and a hoax. It had been reported that Chumlee had suffered a heart attack and died.

Chumlee straight away went to his Twitter account to dilute that story. He posted

“May we live long, Rich forever.”

His co-star Rick also went ahead to debunk the news in a post that read;

“Breaking news: CHUMLEE IS ALIVE & WELL! He is actually filming today but we all really appreciate everyone’s concern!”

In another post, he wrote;

“@chumlee_ is ALIVE & WELL! He is 101 lbs down & in the best health of his life! Thanks for your concern! He is filming today at GS Pawn.”

Another cast of Pawn Star Deaths. Richard Harrison Death.

Pawn Star had lost one of its key cast members. In June 2018, Richard Harrison, who was referred to “The Old Man” on the television series Pawn Stars, died.

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Richard Benjamin ‘The Old Man’ Harrison passed away this morning surrounded by those he loved. He will be tremendously missed by our family, the team at Gold & Silver Pawn and his many fans the world over. He was my hero and I was fortunate to get a very cool ‘Old Man’ as my dad. That I got to share him with so many others and they got to see what a great family man he was is something I am grateful to have experienced with him. He lived a very full life and through the History television show ‘Pawn Stars’ touched the lives of people all over, teaching them the value of loving your family, hard work and humor. We appreciate everyone’s thoughts and prayers and ask that we are provided some privacy at this time.

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Harrison’s son and co-star for the show, Rick Harrison, made the announcement to more than 245,000 of his Instagram followers on Monday. He attributed his father’s death to Parkinson’s. His statement read:

“Today I lost a friend, a father, a teacher and so much more,” he wrote. “The Old Man lost his long battle with Parkinson’s this morning. Love you Dad. See you on the other side.”

A representative for the Harrisons’ family also confirmed the news of the ‘Old Man’s’ death, and issued a statement Rick shared to Instagram saying.

“We are deeply saddened by the loss of our friend Richard ‘The Old Man’ Harrison, a beloved member of the HISTORY and ‘Pawn Stars’ family,” the statement reads. “He will be greatly missed for his wisdom and candour. Our thoughts are with the Harrison family during this difficult time.”

It was a very sad day for the Pawn Star fans and Harrison’s family.

 Who is Chumlee? His Career

Chumlee is a famous reality TV personality who stars on Pawn Stars, which is aired by History Channel since July 2009.

Image of Chumlee from Pawn Stars show

Chumlee from Pawn Stars show

The show is focused on Gold & Silver Pawn Shop, where Chumlee spent most of his childhood and was given a chance to work at the age of 21. The shop was owned by late Rick Harrison, the father of Chumlee’s best friend Corey “Big Hoss” Harrison.

As a result of the show, he started his own company which sells novelty items such as T-shirts that he designs. In 2010 he sold off half of his business to his former boss Rick Harrison. He did this to enable the business to be able to handle its orders.

Chumlee Net Worth, Income. His House and cars.

His lavish life and lifestyle pointed to significant wealth. So it was not surprising to learn that his net worth was quite significant. Chumlee’s net worth is $5 million.

Image of Pawn Stars cast Chumlee net worth is $5 million

Pawn Stars cast Chumlee net worth is $5 million

He is said to earn $25,000 per episode of Pawn Stars.

Chumlee also earns a lot more from his business. In 2010 he sold half of his novelty business for $155,000.

Chumlee owns a house in Las Vegas where he hosts wild parties. The house has 5 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms and has a current value of $1.8 million. He had initially bought it at $1.1 million.

Image of Pawn Stars cast Chumlee house

Pawn Stars cast Chumlee house

Chumlee is a lover of cars, who owns a collection including a 1964 Impala SS, a Maserati GranTurismo, a Rolls Royce Phantom, a Cadillac Escalade, a Buick Regal, a Range Rover, etc.

The man is also a shoe collector and is said to own more than 200 pairs.

Chumlee’s Dating Girlfriend and any kids

Chumlee is currently in a long-term relationship with Tanya Hyjazi a lady of Lebanese descent. She works as a chef at the Stack Restaurant and Bar in Las Vegas.

Image of Chumlee with his ex-girlfriend Tanya Hyjazi

Chumlee with his ex-girlfriend Tanya Hyjazi

Some sources claim that Chumlee and Tanya have long been married.

Chumlee Weight loss

Chumlee had been suffering from high weight gain and was working to reduce it. By 2013 he changed his lifestyle by attending the gym six days in one week. He managed to lose 34 kgs in a year.

Image of Chumlee weight loss before and after

Chumlee weight loss before and after

Family, Age, Wiki Bio

Chumlee was born on September 8, 1982. His real name is Austin Lee Russell. He has a Scottish, Mexican and Native American descent. His father died from pancreatic cancer, two weeks before Pawn Stars premiered

The dad to one of his friends once said that he resembled Chumley; the walrus character from the animated TV series Tennessee Tuxedo hence the nickname.

Chumlee  wiki-bio Description
Full name Austin Lee Russel
Nickname Chumlee
Date of birth (age) September 8, 1982 (36 years)
Birthplace Henderson, Nevada, United States
Net worth $5 million
Mother Not known
Father Not known
Ethnicity/Race White
Career Television personality, Businessman
Nationality American
Marital status Dating
Children Not known
Girlfriend Tanya Hyjazi
Height Not known
Weight Not known

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