RICHARD RAWLINGS, owner and founder of Gas Monkey Garage, is the star of the international hit series“Fast N’ Loud”& “Garage Rehab”. Born in Fort Worth, TX, Richard found his love for cars early in life.
As he delivered newspapers in his neighborhood, he’d take notes on who had what and where to find the best cars for sale. Soon enough, Richard was buying and selling cars before he could legally drive. His hard work didn’t stop there, the young Richard Rawlings had amassed quite the resume- becoming a Police men, Firefighter, and EMT all before the age of 21.
Life then led Rawlings to lead his own successful printing and advertising business, which he would later sell to chase his dreams of having his very own hot rod shop and television show. Since the inception of Gas Monkey Garage in 2004, Richard Rawlings continues to defy expectations and be anything except ordinary.
From building two custom cars for Hot Wheels®, setting numerous world records, and becoming one of the world’s top automotive brands, it’s always go big or go home for Richard Rawlings and Gas Monkey Garage. Aside from his garage and television shows, Richard Rawlings is an innovative entrepreneur, turning Gas Monkey Garage into a household name and world wide brand.
Between owning multiple restaurants/venues, having his own Tequila and Energy Drink, selling merchandise worldwide, and sponsoring some of the top names in automotive racing, Richard Rawlings only knows one speed and its full throttle. After almost 200+ episodes of cable TV, Richard Rawlings and Gas Monkey have cut the cable and brought their love for classic cars online.
With multiple new episodes premiering every week on YouTube and Facebook, Richard is creating a full content house all around what he loves to do, drink beer and play with cars.