Pawn Stars is one of the topped reality shows that aired on the History Channel. For those who are looking for fun, the reality show offered some drama that takes place in a pawn shop. Since 2009, viewers have watched the Harrison family buying and selling some artifacts out of their store, World Famous Gold & Silver Pawn Shop that located in Las Vegas.
Rick, Corey, and Chumlee are the main cast members of Pawn Stars. The cast members have been a slew of regular experts who come into the store to tell the Pawn Stars whether they made a smart purchase or not. One of the experts is Rebecca Romney, who is a well-known book dealer.
Here are the facts you need to know about Rebecca Romney’s married life with her husband, her net worth including the surprising controversy in her career. Also, learn more about what is Pawn Stars’ Rebecca doing after leaving the show.
Rebecca Romney is From a Family of Scientists
Rebecca was one of the longest-running experts on Pawn Stars. She was born and raised in Los Angeles. Romney also stated that she comes from a family of readers. Her father read science fiction a lot. She used to steal her brother’s book to read them. She has one sibling that is an older brother.
Rebecca is in her mid-thirties and enjoying her life as she likes. We only speak one, two, or three languages. But Rebecca has overcome has this by learning and speaks five and a half languages.
She fluently speaks English, Japanese, French, and also can read in ancient Greek, Latin, and Old English. Additionally, she is an English teacher.
Rebecca is a Rare Book Dealer
Sometimes people wander through life waiting for a signal or what they are supposed to do next. For Rebecca, she accidentally goy into the rare book trade. She loves reading books, art, and history.
She wasn’t interested as the rest of her family in science and chose a different career path. Although she has no idea until she found Bauman Rare Books, she needed a job and hired by Bauman.
After she hired, she had to go through lots of training in identifying rare books. Not that, but she also runs a newsletter for Rare Book Enthusiasts. She dedicated her life to helping those seeking more information on rare books and other print materials. Further, she launched a newsletter through her own website.
Rebecca appeared on History’s Reality Show Pawn Stars.
Aside from her career, she appeared as a rare book specialist on History Channel’s reality show Pawn Stars in season 4, which aired in 2011. Since then, she has been filming the show. During the show, Romney travels in different cities, including Los Angeles.
She is the only regular woman specialist on the show. Watch a compilation of her recent appearances on Season 14. During the time on Pawn Stars, she luckily enough to forge some real friends.
Caption: Rebecca Romney in season 14 of Pawn Stars
She and her husband joined up with Craig, the gun expert, and Mark from the Clark County Museum and his wife. The couple goes out for dinner together with them.
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Other than that, Rebecca Romney co-founded along with Brian Cassidy, a rare book firm opening a gallery in Downtown DC in the spring of 2020. She is also a book dealer as well as she buys and sells the book at the firm. She has also created social accounts in the name of her firm, such as Twitter and Instagram, where she posts a picture of the books.
Before founding her own firm, Rebecca worked with the brilliant Brooklyn based Honey & Wax bookseller for several years. Later, she co-founded a firm named the Honey & Wax Prize. Additionally, she won an annual award for an outstanding book collection built by women, age 30 or younger, living in the United States of America.
Rebecca’s Mistake on a Pawn Stars
We all have been in a situation where we have had to think on our feet, but later, we realized that we had made a mistake. Similarly, in an episode of Cool as Ike, she misidentified a printing of Crusade in Europe by Dwight D Eisenhower as a first edition, but it was not.
The book specialist made a mistake because she was researching on a separate book before filming. However, her mistake has been unnoticed. Being an honored woman, she realized her mistake and took to her blog straightway to rectify her small mistake. It was nothing that big enough to get her fired and she is still with the show. Some sources blew it out of proportion for clickbait purposes.
Was Rebecca Romney From Pawn Stars Fired?
As you already know, Rebecca has been on the show since season 4 and gave her expert opinion on the books bought up by World Famous Gold & Silver. Some viewers of the show have a question that is Rebecca still on the show of fire.
According to her LinkedIn, the book expert is still on Pawn Stars. The reason for her lack of presence on the show is, she moved to the east coast. So, it is making it difficult for her to return to Las Vegas to contribute to the show.
If she has left Pawn Stars, then she hasn’t mentioned the show’s name on her social media profiles.
Rebecca Published a Book of Her Own
Romney not only founded her own firm but also published her first book, Printer’s Error: Irreverent Stories from Book History, that released in 2017 with her husband.
Furthermore, she collaborated on several blogs and magazines. Also, they run a book podcast together in 2016, Biblioclast. The fact we learned from one of them in the original printing of Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer.
Rebecca Romney Married J.P. Romney
The gorgeous lady is married to her husband J.P. Her husband works as a historical researcher as well as an adult novelist. The Pawn Stars Rebecca has nothing mentioned regarding the date of their wedding and the first time they met.
It seems they have been together for many years and still growing strong and strong ever. To date, we haven’t any rumored of having an extramarital affair and divorce. When it comes to her personal life, she just keeps her mouth shut. Also, she hasn’t shared a single post of her husband on her social media.
She Lived in Japan
Rebecca loves reading books and languages. She born in Las Vegas and attended local schools for her educations. To that end, Romney pursued a degree in Classics and Linguistics in college. Thereafter, she left the USA and went to live in Japan for a year.
While she was in Japan, Romney is a teacher and taught English. The rare book dealer planner on pursuing a master’s degree in Japanese Literature. Buts, she could get back to her counter in time for her beginning of the semester.
Then she doubles major in Classical Studies with a minor in Philosophy. Aside from her impressive educational background, she also had to learn about rare books.
What is the Net Worth of Rebecca Romney?
Rebecca makes quite a handsome fortune from various sources that help to boost her net worth. Romney became a household name after she made her appearance as a book expert on History’s Pawn Stars. As of 2020, Rebecca Romney has an estimated net worth of $4 million.
Aside from her profession, she makes a good amount of money from her book and her podcast as well. As per Shmoop, the average salary of a book dealer is $40, 000, and earned up to over $75,000 in a year.