Suzanne Rawlings was known by the Born name Suzanne Marie Mergele. She was best known as the wife of Richard Rawlings, a reality star who rose to fame for his Discovery Network show “Fast N’ Loud.” The pair also owns the Gas Monkey franchise, which has grown from a garage to a restaurant and music venue.
|Height (approx.):||In centimeters- 185 cm
In meters- 1.85 m
In feet & inches- 6 feet 1 inches
|Date of Birth:||1964|
|Age (as in 2022):||57 years|
|Birthplace:||Texas, United States of America|
|Father :||Jack Mergele|
|Mother:||Betty Koehl Mergele|
|Marriage Date:||1995 and 2015
|Networth & Money|
|Networth (approx.)||$1 million|
Suzanne Rawlings Marriage
Rawlings is married to businessman and reality star Richard Rawlings, but the two had a somewhat tumultuous relationship for years.
Rawlings met her husband, Richard, in the 1990s and the two married in 1999 in Las Vegas, Nevada. They had two good years at first, but things started to go wrong when Richard found success. As her business grew, he led him to travel more and be away from home, which led to her divorce in 2009 after 10 long years of marriage.
The two subsequently apparently dated no one else during their split, which lasted a few years, when they rekindled their romance, and in 2015 they married again, this time in Cabo, Mexico, and have been together ever since.
Suzanne Rawlings’s Husband Richard Rawlings
Suzanne’s husband Richard Rawlings was married to his 1st wife, Karen K. Grames, from 1993 to 1994.
He married his second wife Suzanne Rawlings two times first time in 1999 and parted in 2009. They remarried in 2015 and separated in 2019.
His first marriage continues from 1999 to 2009. They remarried in 2015 but separated again in 2019.
Richard Rawlings married Katerina Deason (Rawlings) (Deason) in 2020 to the present. Before married with Richard Katerina Deason married American billionaire businessman Darwin Deason in 2008. But they both separated in 2019.
Facts About Suzanne Rawlings
Suzanne Rawlings was born in 1964, in Texas, United States.
Suzanne Rawlings helps her husband run his empire. She primarily manages the Gas Monkey Bar N’ Grill franchise and has helped expand the reach of the restaurant. In the past two years, they have opened several locations in prime locations including Harker Heights, Texas, Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut, and Key West, Florida.
Rawlings and her husband grew from a small garage to now appearing on a reality TV show. They also expanded into a restaurant, Gas Monkey Bar N’ Grill, and music venues known as Gas Monkey Life, and even launched an energy drink called Gas Monkey Energy. She and her husband now employ more than 600 people under her rule.
Richard’s dreams of rebuilding a car stayed with him, and he got his start as a businessman by opening Promo Wipes, a company that prints logos and advertisements on luxury paper towels. He later expanded his business and in 1999 opened Lincoln Press, a print shop that he started with his sister.
Richard eventually sold Lincoln Press in hopes of fulfilling his dream of rebuilding cars, this time with the business plan of opening a garage and then selling the idea to become a reality TV show. In 2004, he and his partner Aaron Kaufman opened Gas Monkey Garage and later traveled the country selling their brand.
After years of searching for a network to make his TV show a reality, Richard finally acquire the Discovery Channel to agree to give him his own show, and in 2012 “Fast N’ Loud” launched on the network. The show goes around the garage and how finds run-down cars and restores them to look like new, then resell them for a profit. The show became a huge hit on the network and is now in its 14th season.
Richard also decided to expand his Gas Monkey brand instead of just being a garage, and in 2013 he opened Gas Monkey Bar N’ Grill, and now has multiple locations across the United States. In 2014, he also opened Gas Monkey Live, a concert hall with a capacity of around 2,000 people. Finally, in 2015, he wrote his autobiography “Fast N’ Loud: Blood, Sweat, and Beers”.