Richard Benjamin Harrison - Bio, Childhood and Education, Professional Life and Career , Family Life
Richard Benjamin Harrison Jr. was an American Businessman and reality television star best known as one of the stars of the History Channel reality series Pawn Stars. Who is mainly popular as the co-owner of the World Famous Gold & Silver Pawn Shop. He is known by the nicknames The Old Man and The Appraiser.
Childhood , Family and Education
Richard Benjamin Harrison was born in Danville, Virginia on March 4, 1941, and was of Irish descent Harrison's grandson.He was born to JoAnne Rhue Harrison and Richard Benjamin Harrison. His father is a businessman and a reality star. He spent his early life and childhood in Davidson, North Carolina, United States.
Richard Harrison attended Lexington High School, but left after grade 10. Harrison's family was poor, and to make money, Harrison drove a school bus when he was 14.
As a teenager, he was ordered to enlist in the military rather than go to jail for stealing a car.
Professional Life and Career
Harrison started his career when he opened the Gold & Silver Pawn Shop, he is the the co-owner of the World Famous Gold & Silver Pawn Shop, was opened in 1989. Harrison was approached in a reality show which was named as Pawn Stars, his show Pawn Stars became the History Channel's highest-rated show within ten weeks of its debut.
He married JoAnne Rhue Harrison in 1960. His son Rick Harrison is the co-owner of the World Famous Gold & Silver Pawn Shop.