Aaron Kaufman is an American mechanic who is best known for appearing as one of the stars of the show called Fast N’ Loud. This is a reality styled show that airs on Discovery channel. Though, Aaron ultimately left the show, he is still in people’s hearts for his skills when it comes to cars.
Here are some interesting facts about Aaron Kaufman:
1. Aaron Kaufman net worth is estimated to be $6 million.
As of 2018, Aaron Kaufman net worth is $6 million. Aaron really hit a lottery by being a part of Fast N’ Loud. He is probably one of the best paid mechanics anywhere in the world. The success of the series has brought about many opportunities for Kaufman.
The owner of Gas Monkey, Richard expressed about the importance that Kaufman possessed for his business in his autobiography Fast N’ Loud: Blood, Sweat and Beers. Kaufman was also seen in some spin-offs of the show like Misfit Garage and Fast N’ Loud- Demolition Theater.
2. Kaufman loved mechanics from a very young age.
Kaufman is originally from Crowley, Texas. He grew up in an environment that would encourage him to try new things. At a very young age, he found his love for building things that were torn apart.
This love for such a hobby would eventually lead to him being involved as a mechanic. Eventually he developed such a high passion for mechanics along with his love for classic cars that has led to where he is today as a loved mechanic and fabricator.
3. He was part of the Gas Monkey team for 13 years.
Kaufman originally impressed Richard Rawlings, the owner of Gas Monkey so much after seeing him work on a car that he decided to hire Aaron full-time upon his projects.
Thus, Aaron has been with Richard from the first day that they started Gas Monkey. They were together for a total of 13 years that included many highs and lows but at the end of the day, great memories.
It is because of the great chemistry that was present among the two that they were able to be part of such a unique idea that yielded much success. Gas Monkey Garage was started with the motive of restoring profits through their works on cars and they were able to sustain the partnership for such a long time.
4. He has the nickname of “ The Bearded Wonder”.
Whilst a part of the show, Kaufman adopted the nickname of “The Bearded Wonder” for his very well maintained beard along with his wonder of bringing cars back to light. The nickname has stuck ever since as many of the shows fans which are mostly men draw inspiration from his work.
5. He is set to appear in a new show called “Shifting Gears with Aaron Kaufman”.
His departure from Fast N’ Loud came as a surprise that most of his fans were not expecting from him. But, Aaron admitted that it was the right time for him to move forward with some of his own projects.
Kaufman seems to have reflected on his past experiences working for Richard and now is set to appear in a show called “Shifting Gears with Aaron Kaufman”. This is a show that has been produced by Discovery that follows Aaron working on his new shop called Arclight Fabrication.
Joined by a team of builders from around the country, Kaufman’s goal is to test his creations in some of the harshest conditions known in the auto world. Along the way, Kaufman will speak to some of the top experts in the country.