Richard Benjamin Harrison

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Birthday
4, 1941
Birthplace
Danville, VA
Death Date
Jun 25, 2018 (77)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
4, 1941
Birthplace
Danville, VA
Death Date
Jun 25, 2018 (77)

About

Businessman and reality television star best known as one of the stars of the History Channel reality series Pawn Stars. He is the the co-owner of the World Famous Gold & Silver Pawn Shop, which opened in 1989. 

Before Fame

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

Trivia

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. 

Associated With

He and employee Austin Russell, a.k.a. Chumlee, are both known for their appearances on Pawn Stars.