The star of the reality show Fats N’ Loud on Discovery Channel, Richard Rawlings is an American auto mechanic, entrepreneur, and media personality who gained fame and fortune from many TV shows including a show in The Discovery channel and the world famous garage named Gas Monkey Garage.


Richard started Gas Monkey Bar N’Grill in Northwest Dallas in March 2014. So do you wanna know more about Fast N’ Loud’s Richard Rawlings? Check out five fast facts about the star. Just keep scrolling the page.

Five Fast Facts about Richard Rawlings

Richard Rawlings was born on 30th March 1969, in Texas. During his childhood, he went to an auto show with his father and constructed cars. He graduated from Eastern Hills High School and worked as a law enforcement officer, firefighter and much more.

Richard Rawlings- Followed the footstep of his father

Rawlings followed every step of his father, and then he learned to build cars along with construction of cars.Richard Rawlings with his fatherRichard Rawlings with his father, Source: Twitter

 The car which he bought for the first time was a green 74 Mercury Comet and guess what? When he brought the car, he was only 14 years old.

Richard Rawlings- Broke the famous 1979 Cannonball Runtime

In the year 2007, Richard and co-pilot Dennis Collins reportedly broke the famous 1979 Cannonball Run times form the New York City to Los Angeles for 31 hrs and 51 mins.

Richard and Dennis broke the famous 1979 Cannonball RuntimeRichard and Dennis broke the famous 1979 Cannonball Runtime, Source: Pinterest

Richard and Dennis were the only pair to defeat the 1975 mark by Jack may and Rick Cline in a Ferrari Dino.

Richard Rawlings- Car Collection

Richard has a collection of cars from the fifties to Ferrari and Postiche. He makes his living out of selling some of the coolest cars just like: Super Ford GT 68-Mustang and much more.

Richard Rawlings's car collectionRichard Rawlings’s car collection, Source: Pinterest

Being an entrepreneur, race car driver, media personality and auto mechanic, he is obsessed with cars and making a living out of it.

Richard Rawlings- Net Worth

Rawlings has amassed over 1 million fans on Instagram which is contributing to his money-making ability. Talking about his net worth, he has an estimated net worth of $15 million. Richard had owned a couple of restaurants and music venue.  

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Richard Rawlings- On and Off marriage relationship with Suzanne Rawlings

Richard married his long-term girlfriend, Suzanne but after 12 years of long-married relationship, the on 14th August 2009, the couple decided to end their relationship.

Richard Rawlings with his wife Suzanne MergeleRichard Rawlings with his wife Suzanne Mergele, Source: Pinterest

The reason for their separation was just because of Richard’s busy schedule, and it makes impossible for the couple to keep up with each other, and they separated. But it is said that true love finds its way even after things go wrong.

And after five years of separation, the couple was seen with each other, and this was quite surprising for their fans. And they re-married each other again.