Rebecca Romney Biography | Rebecca Romney Wiki
Rebecca Romney (born: Rebecca Angeline Engeat) is an American book dealer, television personality, and evaluator. She is best recognized for her work on The History Channel show Pawn Stars. Romney is associated with Honey & Wax Booksellers.
Rebecca is also popular for being a former manager at Bauman Rare Books in Las Vegas. Her profession as a rare book specialist involves researching, cataloging, buying and selling rare books. Rebecca Romney also bears a well-known second name in American politics.
Rebecca attended local schools for her early education. She later attended Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah to study for her degree in Classics and Linguistics. Romney later furthered her education with a double major in Classical Studies and a minor in Philosophy. She is also a graduate of the Colorado Antiquarian Book Seminar and Rare Book School.
After studying Classics and Linguistics, Romney moved to Japan and took up an English teaching job for one year in order to practice her profession.
Upon returning to Las Vegas, Romney didn’t know exactly what to do. Eventually, in late 2007, Rebecca was employed by the renowned Bauman Rare Books ahead of the launch of their new gallery in Las Vegas. She started off as a shop attendant and later rose to the rank of a manager in 2010. Her exposure at Bauman caused Rebecca to fall in love with rare books, and she describes it as her dream job.
On leaving Bauman, Rebecca Romney engaged in a number of projects, including producing and running a book podcast, the ‘Biblioclast’ alongside her husband. Later in the year, she joined Honey & Wax Booksellers based in Brooklyn, New York. She also runs her own company, Honey and Wax Books where she sources and sells rare books to clients.
Rebecca Romney Age
Rebecca Angeline Engeat was born in 1985 in a town in Idaho, near Las Vegas, Nevada, United States.
Rebecca Romney Family
Romney is quite a private person, little is known about her childhood. Coming from a family of scientists, Rebecca developed a passion for historical books and languages while growing up. Her family also comprised of good readers with her dad having a deep interest in science fiction. She has not shared any further information regarding her father, mother, and siblings.
Rebecca Romney Jp Romney | Is Rebecca Romney Still Married?
Rebecca is married to J.P Romney. He works as a historical researcher and is also a young adult novelist. Romney has written the book The Monster on the Road is Me. He is biologically related to America’s one-time Republican presidential candidate, Mitt Romney. The couple lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Rebecca Romney Pawn Stars
Romney was spotted by the History Channel in 2011 and she was offered a role as a Rare Books Expert on the reality. Starting on the show in Series 4, Rebecca has appeared in approximately 60 episodes.
Rebecca opened up about how she was initially hesitant to come on the show saying, “We initially declined, but Rick came back pressing, I was now managing the store when he started pressing, and we eventually accepted. But he was really the instigator; he was the one who approached us with the invitation. It wasn’t the show’s producers or anything like that. It was a personal invite from him.”
While talking about the role, Rebecca said, “It’s a lot of fun. I really like it. But it’s all somewhat cherry on top; it’s something I never expected to be doing. Just working for Bauman, which is so well-known and reputed in the rare book world, is my dream job.”
Rebecca Romney Book
Romney published Printer’s Error: An Irreverent History of Books with Harper Collins Publishers in 2017. Her husband assisted her in the writing.
Rebecca Romney Net Worth
Rare books expert and reality TV personality are the titles that Rebecca Romney has earned for herself so far. She has captured the eyes of the public due to her role as a rare-books expert on the Pawn Stars. When working at the Bowman rare books, Rebecca was called up by the history channel to join the ‘Pawn Stars’ cast as a rare-books expert due to her expressed expertise in rare books when working there.
Besides her role on Pawn stars, Rebecca Romney manages her company “Honey and wax books” where she deals with the sale of rare books. She’s quite private about her net worth and salary, but with such kind of success as a rare-books expert, she is probably holding millions in her name.
Married to J.P Romney, a historical researcher, and novelist, Rebecca Romney’s net worth is $3.5 Million.
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