Daniel Nicholas Koker II popularly known as Danny Koker is an American automobile restoration expert who has an estimated net worth of $12 million. He is known for the show titled “Counting Cars”, “Pawn Stars” and “American Restoration”.
Biography & Wiki
Danny Koker was born on January 6, 1954, in Cleveland, Ohio. He was raised in Detroit. He is married to Korie Koker. She co-owns his business. Korie noted that her husband trusts her decisions and she is always in the know of everything in their business. According to her, they are great business partners and they have always consulted each other with their business ideas.
Danny “The Count” Koker – Koker is the owner of Count’s Kustoms, a shop which is solely devoted to the repair and restoration of motor vehicles, automobiles, and motorcycles specifically. He moved to Las Vegas in the 1980s and that was when he founded the company.
Danny Koker is a self-taught mechanic. His family was employees of the Ford Motor Company. He has 58 cars and 58 motorcycles in his personal collection He also loves to find and collect more cars and motorcycles he can convert into classic automobiles.
Danny is always on the lookout for cars and there are instances where he has made on the spot purchases. While he enjoys classic vehicles, Danny dislikes newer vehicles, and generally, rejects offers to work on them. Even though he loves working on automobiles, the reputable repairman would not just want to work on newer car models. His reason for such a decision has not been revealed either.
His run his repair shop for 15 years before the launch of his show. Prior to the launch of the show, he appeared as a motorcycle expert on “Pawn Stars”. He has also appeared as an expert on the show similar to “Pawn Stars” titled “American Restoration”.
Apart from Count’s Kustoms, Danny also owns and manages Count’s Vamp’d Rock Bar and Grill, and Count’s Tattoo Company, a parlor in the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino.He formerly had a partnership with Vince Neil. He is also the head a Las Vegas hard rock band called Count’s 77.
Danny Koker is also starring in reality TV series titled “Counting Stars”. This series which was produced in Las Vegas focuses on the activities and dealings of Counts Kustom.The series was first aired August 13, 2012. The series is currently in its seventh production.
Awards & Achievements
There are no records of awards won by Danny.
Net Worth of Danny Koker
Danny Koker has an estimated net worth of $12 million as of 2017. His main source of wealth is his company. He also earns a substantial amount of income from his appearance in the reality show. Even though Danny makes a good amount of money, he still drives the 1965 Cadillac he remodeled to fit his liking. He also partially owns a TV station in Vegas.
Danny is well known for his love for automobiles, especially ancient automobiles. He has however not limited his scope to automobiles. Danny also runs other businesses that are completely different from cars and motorcycles. His tattoo parlor, restaurant and TV station are also doing very well which indicates his versatility.
He is the main lead of the “Counting Stars” reality show and he always appears before the show begins and narrates an introduction which indicates that, he would bet cars even in gambling. He is considered one person who knows automobiles very well and has made a lot out of his knowledge. He also donates to support abandoned pets.