Rebecca Romney bears a well-known second name in American politics. She is married to the Romney family. She, however, doesn’t derive her success story from that tag name. She is a self-made celebrity whose life path has been shaped by a mix of sheer coincidence and love for what she does. She is a reality TV personality, rare book specialist and an author. The following paragraphs reveal more details about the life of Rebecca Romney. You shall get to learn her career path, who her husband is, and what her net worth is.
Rebecca Romney was born in 1985 in Las Vegas, USA. Not many details are known about who her parents are and who her siblings are. Her full name is Rebecca Angeline Engel. Rebecca says she was born in a family of science lovers but that did not motivate her to that line of career. Her degree in linguistics and classics could be the magic key to her unexpected fame.
Rebecca career as a rare book specialist earned herself a slot in the Pawn Stars through much prodding. Could this be just sheer luck? Rebecca hadn’t noticed the great opportunity when Rick Harrison came knocking on her door in Las Vegas. Maybe Rebecca wasn’t seeing the bigger picture. But as they say, ‘Old is Gold’, the late Rick Harrison the owner of the famous, Gold & Silver pawn shop, in Las Vegas was shaping a bright future for Rebecca.
If it wasn’t for ‘Old Man’, Rebecca would just be any other rare book specialist. Rebecca starred in the show as Rick’s specialist in cracking the values of books for his shop. This is what made her popular.
In 2014, Rebecca again had to move back to work with the founder of Bauman in managing the business in Philadelphia. She already had past training and experience in the business, which made it possible to grow it. She didn’t stay for long as two years later she left to go work with Honey & Wax Booksellers.
Rebecca’s career path began from the diversion from her family’s norm of scientists. In 2007, after her studies, she bumped onto a job opportunity at Bauman Rare books. They needed a rare book specialist and Rebecca tried it out. She was selected.
At this particular time, they were opening a new gallery in Las Vegas. She received extensive training in the area of rare books. Her work was so good that the business promoted her to manage the gallery in 2010. The shop has all varieties of print stored and displayed in their gallery.
Her work was not going unnoticed. In 2011, Rick Harrison, the owner of a popular pawn shop in Las Vegas was casting in the show Pawn Star. This is a show that features this popular pawn shop that buys and resells valuable collectables.
He needed a rare book expert who would be featured in the show evaluating their book collections. For several times, she refused to join the cast. Eventually, she did and from then on appeared in over 50 episodes. Rebecca later wrote a book with her husband J.P Romney called, Error: Irreverent Stories from Book History.
She also initiated her own podcast for reviewing books. Rebecca’s fame has pushed her to begin another line of business where she speaks in books and historical events earning an income.
Rebecca Romney net worth.
Rebecca Romney’s net worth is not public yet. However, she must have earned a lot of money for her appearances on Pawn Stars. She has also accumulated a lot from her salaries earned from Bauman Rare Books. As we speak, Rebecca is already selling her book on Amazon and in many bookselling stores.
Is Rebecca Romney married? Know her husband
Rebecca is married to J.P Romney an exact match to her when it comes to the love of books. J.P works as a history researcher whose work entails loads of history research work. They met in their line of career.
J.P helped Rebecca to write her book as he had already written his own called The Monster on the Road is Me. J.P. Romney comes from the famous political family. He is a brother to Mitt Romney who ran as the Republican Presidential candidate in 2012 against President Barrack Obama.
Rebecca Romney measurements: height and weight
Rebecca’s body measurements have not been revealed.
|Full name||Rebecca Angeline Engeat|
|Date of birth (age)||1985|
|Net worth||Not known|
|Career||Rare Boo specialist and Author|