Co-owned the World Famous Gold & Silver Pawn Shop. He gained national fame after he starred on the History Channel's Pawn Stars and released his own memoir, Best Seller License to Pawn.
He dropped out of high school to work with his father and repossess cars as a teen.
He released the New York Times Best Seller License to Pawn: Deals, Steals, and My Life at the Gold & Silver in 2011.
He married third wife Deanna Burditt on July 21, 2013. He had three sons: Corey, Adam and Jake.
He began working with his father, Richard Harrison, in the pawn business when he was a teenager.