Who is Aaron Kaufman?
Aaron Kaufman is a reality star, fabricator and one of the most prominent mechanics in America. He is mostly known for being featured in Discovery channel’s show Fast N’ Loud and Shifting Gears with Aaron Kaufman.
He was the lead mechanic of the Gas Monkey Garage. Kaufman recently made his appearance in another Discovery Channels show Aaron Needs a Job.
How much is Aaron Kaufman’s net worth?
Kaufman’s net worth is $8 million Dollar.
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How has he earned this money?
Kaufman’s net worth is $8 million as of 2020. The wealth he has accumulated is the result of his hard work and diligence. He has his fabrication shop called Arclight Fabrication where merchandise like stickers, T-shirts, F-100 parts, hats, etc. are sold on his company website.
He has become a celebrity mechanic with the TV show Fast N’ Loud. After the show, he started another television show Shifting Gears with Aaron Kaufman. Both of the shows have a great impact on his net worth.
Besides these, more than 782K followers on his Instagram have also an influence on his growing net worth as he can command $5000-$7000k per sponsored post
A Mini Biography of Aaron Kaufman
- His full name is Aaron Kaufman.
- He was born on January 26, 1982, in Crowley, Texas, USA.
- He is an American by nationality.
- His ethnicity is North American.
- His birth sign is Aquarius.
- He is a famous television personality and automotive mechanic.
- He is now 38 years old.
- His height is 5 feet 11 inches.
- He is unmarried.
Early Life and Educational Background of Aaron Kaufman
Aaron was born on January 26, 1982, in Crowley, Texas. His father’s passion for cars helped him to learn about the mechanism of cars at an early age.
When he was 16, he got his first jeep Chrokee which he dismantled entirely then reassembled it back without formal training in an auto mechanic. Kaufman’s aptitude for mechanics made him a part of the hot rod world. By sharpening his skills he became a self-taught hot-rodder, mechanic, and fabricator.
Kaufman started working in a garage in Texas. There he met Richard Rawlings, an American entrepreneur who visited his garage searching for the best mechanic to have his car worked on. Kaufman was recommended by the owner, and Rawlings became impressed by his work.
As a result, when Rawlings opened his own hot rod shop, he hired Kaufman for his Gas Monkey Garage, a garage dedicated to restoring old cars, based in Dallas, Texas.
The professional life of Aaron Kaufman
The Gas Monkey garage proved to be a profitable venture and as a lead mechanic, Kaufman’s contribution was quite significant. The success of these mechanic Duo Kaufman and Rawlings helped them to get Fast N’ Loud, a show on Discovery channel which was aired on 2012. The show did not take a long time to be successful and made Aaron a popular face on television.
In early 2017, he decided to quit The Gas Monkey stating that he had been feeling over-stressed due to the pressure that was put for the unreasonable deadlines. After leaving the Gas Monkey he quit ‘Fast N’ Loud’ in 2018. He then starred in his own show Shifting Gears with Aaron Kaufman.
In 2019, he appeared in a new show, Aaron Needs a Job. Both of the shows were aired on The Discovery Channel. Besides these Aaron has his own fabrication shop, Arclight Fabrication which is a Dallas- based car shop that specialises in spare parts of Ford F-100 pickup and other merchandise.
Kaufman participated in the Speed Energy Formula Off-Road series at the Sand Sports Super Show in Costa Mesa, California in 2015. He drove two rounds and attained the fifth position in both his heat races and later became tenth and eighth in the features. This happened for having multiple issues during the races.
Personal Life of Aaron Kaufman
Having a luxurious life, Aaron owns the giant 1963 Falcon which he used racing in the ultimate Street Car Event. His favourite car model is the AC Cobra.
Before his fame that came with Fast N’ Loud Aaron had a girlfriend named Lindsay J. A blog titled About That Bearded Guy was created by Lindsay on which, she upload several photos of them as a couple. They dated about three and a half years.
Kaufman is now in a relationship with Lauren Moore Knob since 2013. The couple had made an appearance together on an episode of Fast N’ Loud just before Kaufman left the show in 2016. The eventful relationship of this couple is evident in their Instagram accounts.
Aaron Kaufman got various honours for his works. In 2015, he was labelled as Top 25 Young Event Professional for his setting a landmark for youngsters. He was also honoured with the President of Toronto Chapter of the International Special Events Society.