Find out all the details about Chumlee from ‘Pawn Stars’ weight loss journey, diet, lap band surgery, wife, ex-girlfriend, net worth, and more.
If you have been watching Pawn Stars from the very beginning then Chumlee isn’t surely a new name for you. Albeit, he had a supporting role in the early seasons of Pawn Stars, he was able to astonish the viewers of an American reality television series. In fact, the reality television series has been released on July 19, 2009- present with 18 seasons and 577 episodes.
The hit series is produced by Leftfield Pictures and is filmed in Las Vegas, Nevada. However, Chumlee was able to garner fame through Pawn Stars, recently, his news of incredible weight loss has been rocking the social media platforms. And, some sources claimed that he has been able to lose significant weight through lap band surgery. So, what’s the truth behind his unbelievable body transformation? Stay till the end with us to learn the facts behind it as ahead we’ll be exploring his weight loss journey.
Austin Lee Russell aka Chumlee Weight Loss Journey – Before & After Comparison
If you have been recently updated to the trending news then you might have already learned that Chumlee has lost significant weight. Yes, the American television personality has been able to lose 75 lb (34 kg). Moreover, his incredible transformation has astonished the people. Look at the pictures (given below) to see his drastic change.
Chumlee’s Before and After Weight Loss Snippet
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And, in 2014, he shared about his weight loss surgery saying-
It was time for me to get healthy. I started at 320 [pounds] and now I’m down to 225. When I first began, I eliminated all processed foods except mustard. Now, ‘everything in moderation’ is my motto.
Life wasn’t easier for the NV native as, previously, he used to weighed more than 300 pounds and faced several weight problems. However, Chumlee’s weight loss has amazed both fans and critics, he is reported to lose almost 200 pounds through lap band surgery. Some media outlets mentioned that he first started his weight loss journey after his father’s death at the age of 54.
Fun fact: At the age of 12, Austin Lee Russell was nicknamed Chumlee because of his large face and chin.
How Did Chumlee from ‘Pawn Stars’ Lose Weight?
Chumlee from Pawn Stars has been able to lose significant weight thanks to lap band surgery, workouts, and a perfect diet. As the American businessman has managed to lose 34 kg, he now looks much handsome and healthier. In the year 2013, he weighed 320 pounds and after maintaining his healthy daily routines, he weighed 225 pounds in 2014.
Chumlee maintains his body doing a gym six times a week
Image Source: Instagram (@chumlee)
In one year, the 38 years old Chumlee has been able to make a drastic change. Moreover, ShowbizCheatSheet mentioned that he has been able to lose only ten pounds via lap band surgery. He has lost the rest of his weight through his small changes in eating habits and workouts. In fact, to maintain his body, he goes to the gym six times a week. He also shares his workout snippets to 585k followers on his Instagram handle.
And, when it comes to his eating habits and diet, his ex-girlfriend, Tanya Hyjazi had taken care of it. As a matter of fact, his ex-girlfriend, Tanya is a famous nutritional expert and Chef. She once shared that for the best results for Chumlee, she used to get rids of red meat and contains green vegetables and juices. The famous TV personality who had a relationship with Tanya is now happily married to his wife Olivia Rademann. In the year 2019, they tied the knot.
His Net Worth & Earnings From ‘Pawn Stars’ Also, Learn His Wiki-Bio
Chumlee has been able to garner both fan base and massive fortune thanks to Pawn Stars. Furthermore, he has featured in the reality TV series along with Rick Harrison, Corey Harrison, and more. Talking about his earnings from Pawn Stars, he enjoys a salary of $25,000. As he has been featuring in the TV series for more than decades which suggests he has been receiving a hefty amount of money.
The TV personality, Chumlee from ‘Pawn Stars’ with his friends
Image Source: Instagram (@chumlee)
The talented TV personality holds a whopping net worth of $5 million as of 2021. As per, Celebrity Net Worth, Pawn Stars is one of the hit show on the History channel and enjoys more than $3 million per episode. Likewise, working on a profitable project, he is currently living a lavish life.
Chumlee was born with the birthname Austin Lee Russell on September 8, 1982, in Henderson, NV. The details about his parents are not available at the moment. He has two siblings named Sage Russell and Terra Russell. In fact, he is the childhood friend of Rick Harrison’s son, Corey Harrison. As of now, he is 38 years old. In addition, he belongs to American nationality and has mixed ethnicity. Austin stands at the height of 175 cm (5′ 9″).
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