Reality TV star who gained fame as a pawnbroker on the series Hardcore Pawn. The series' 2010 premiere on truTV became the most-watched premiere in the network's history.
He got his big break when producer Richard Dominick saw his TV commercials during The Jerry Springer Show.
His autobiography, For What It's Worth: Business Wisdom from a Pawnbroker, was released in 2013 and cracked the top five on the New York Times Bestseller List.
He and Rick Harrison of Pawn Stars fame are both famous for their appearances on pawn shop-themed reality shows.