Real Name/Full Name Austin Lee Russell
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Chumlee
Birth Place:  Henderson, Nevada
Date Of Birth/Birthday: September 8, 1982
Age/How Old: 41 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 175 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 9″
Weight: In Kilograms – 75 Kg
In Pounds – 169 lbs
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Dark brown
Parents Name: Father – N/A
Mother – N/A
Siblings: N/A
School: N/A
College: N/A
Religion: N/A
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: In a relationship
Girlfriend: Tanya Hyjazi
Wife/Spouse Name: N/A
Kids/Children Name: N/A
Profession: Businessman and reality television personality
Net Worth: $6 Million
Last Updated: June 2024

There are many things and qualities that one needs to have to be a successful businessman and television personality. Only the strong at heart are ready to take this path and Chumlee has not been left behind. Chumlee is well-known for his work in a television show titled Pawn Stars which was aired on History Channel. This show majors on day-to-day business activities in a Gold and Silver pawn Shop which is located in Las Vegas.

Chumlee happens to be one of the works in this Pawn Shop. Before this show began, Chumlee had worked at the shop for five good years. This shop was founded and established by his childhood friend named Corey Harrison’s father and grandfather. It was therefore much easier for him to convince them to allow the filming of this show.

Well, how well do you know about Chumlee? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Chumlee’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Chumlee to date.

Biography and Early Life

Chumlee was born like any other child on the 8th of September in 1982 by the name Austin Lee Russell. He was born in Henderson, Nevada. His nickname Chumlee isn’t a stage name but a name he received at the age of 12 years due to his large face and chin. One of his friend’s father said that Austin looked like famous Chumley which was a walrus cast in Tennesse Tuxedo an animated TV series.

Chumlee rarely talks about his background and therefore, there is no information known about his parents including their names. However, due to the mentioning of his friend Corey Harrison’s father Rick Harrison and his grandfather Richard Harrison, some people confuse them for Chumlees parents. Chumlee has however confirmed that he has a brother named Sage Russel who runs his candy store. However, he has revealed that he is American by birth with part of Scottish descent.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Chumlee in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Chumlee’s age is 41 years old as of today’s date 20th June 2024 having been born on 8 September 1982. Though, he is 5′ 9″ in feet and inches and 175 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 169 lbs in Pound and 75 kg in Kilograms.


For some reasons, Austin Lee seems to be very secretive or mean with information about his childhood years. It is therefore not clear how he grew up and who his close family was. And when it comes to details about his education, he has not revealed any information so far. However, we are still doing our best to research and see whether we will get information and in ca se we do, we will update here.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

This chubby cheeks young man hasn’t only tried to grow his career but his love life as well. Unfortunately, just like information of his past and early life, he has given very shallow information about his love life. One thing that is clear having is that he is dating Tanya Hyjazi and the two have been dating for some time now. There are no rumours of him being in any other relationship before he met Tanya. We can therefore assume that this is the first relationship he has been involved in since he became famous and hope that it will end up in marriage.

Is Chumlee Gay?

Chumlee might be secretive and we might not have a lot of information about his dating life. However, his current relationship with Tanya is enough to prove that he is not gay.

Professional Career

He got a job at Gold and Silver Pawn Shop at the age of 21 years. His work was writing tickets and once in a while, he would test and load goods on the store’s counter. The store became famous after appearing on Insominiac with Dave Attell which was aired on Comedy Central television.

Rick Harrison later decided to air fully-fledged series to different production companies and networks. Finally, History Channel took notice of Pawn Stars and bought it. Chumlee is not only famous for being part of the show but for also running different successful businesses including a candy shop.


Although Chumlee hasn’t received any awards so far, we cannot say that he is not a great success. He is one of the main people on Pawn Stars TV show and its success is thanks to him and many others.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Chumlee in ’2024’

Chumlee Net Worth
Chumlee Net Worth

As of 2024, Chumlee’s current net worth is estimated to be approximately $6 Million. He has earned all his wealth from his career as a businessman and a reality television personality. His salary per episode of Pawn Stars earns him $250 thousand.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • On 9thMarch 2016, his was being investigated for sexual assault allegations which led to the raid of his home. Unfortunately, the police found marijuana, crystal meth, Xanax and multiple firearms. There were also suspicions of possible cocaine use. He was arrested on the same day but released the following day on bond.
  • He first appeared in court on 11thof March 2016. On 23rd May 2016, he was charged with 20 felony counts.

Chumlee is a good example of great entrepreneurs. When he had an opportunity of working and appearing on Pawn Stars, a reality television show, he grabbed the opportunity and gave his best. Today, he is known for his work on that reality TV show.


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