|Personal Information Summary|
|Birthday / How old is Rebecca Romney Edad / Age / Fecha de nacimiento / Cumpleaños / DOB||Born in 1985. As of 2023, she is around 38 years old.|
|Wedding & Marriage / Husband / Dating / Boyfriend||Married. Check the full bio for relationship details.|
|Where is Rebecca Romney now?||Rebecca founded Type Punch Matrix, a rare book company in spring of 2020.|
|Children / No. of Kids||None|
|Ethnicity / Origin / Heritage / Race||White|
Rebecca Romney is an American Rare Books Expert and Television Personality. She is best known for her work on The History Channel show ‘Pawn Stars’.
Personal Life, Parents and Family Details :
- Rebecca Romney (maiden name Rebecca Angeline Engeat) was born in Las Vegas in 1985.
- Quite a private person, little is known about her childhood, but it is understood that she always had an interest in history and a flair for languages.
- Rebecca now speaks 5 languages after teaching them to herself so that she could read original texts. She is fluent in English, Japanese, Latin, Ancient Greek, and French.
- After residing in Las Vegas for some time, Rebecca now resides in Philadelphia, a move she made in 2016.
- She is married to J.P Romney, who works as a historical researcher and is also a young adult novelist. He has written the book The Monster on the Road is Me. On account of her marriage to JP, she is now related to the 2012 presidential candidate Mitt Romney.
Education : Qualifications, High School & College Info
- Rebecca was raised in a family of scientists in Las Vegas and attended local schools for her early education.
- She later went on to study for her degree in Classics and Linguistics, adding a Double Major in Classical Studies and a minor in Philosophy in later life.
- Immediately after completing her initial degree, she took the opportunity to further her studies by moving to Japan to teach English for a year.
Business Career : Rebecca Romney Net Worth and Salary
- Immediately after her year in Japan, Rebecca returned to Las Vegas without knowing what she exactly wanted to do.
- Luckily, she discovered the rare books shop ‘Bauman Rare Books’. After starting off by working on the shop floor, she soon found herself elevated to store manager & gaining vast knowledge through her love of books and literature.
- Rebecca was spotted by the History Channel in 2011 and was offered a role as a ‘Rare Books Expert’ on the reality show ‘Pawn Stars’. Starting on the show in Series 4, she is now a much loved and respected member of the team.
- She also runs her own company, ‘Honey and Wax Books’, where she sources and sells rare books to clients.
- In 2017, she published her first book with Harper Collins titled ‘Printers Error’. This book she wrote with her husband’s assistance is full of irreverent stories from the world of literature.
- In July 2019, she co-founded Type Punch Matrix, a rare book firm that had plans to open a gallery in Downtown DC in 2020. Currently, their office is located in Silver Spring, MD.
Interesting Facts and Trivia :
- Rebecca is a big fan of the books as her knowledge and experience on ‘Pawn Stars’ suggests. She is particularly a lover of the works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and is a self-confessed ‘Sherlockian.’
- Enjoying passing her knowledge on to others, she is the creator of ‘The Newsletter for Book Enthusiasts,’ which she emails out to her followers each month. She was also famous for holding a question and answer session on Reddit.
- Actually, to pursue her degree in linguistics and classics, she had to rebel against her family, who were scientifically oriented.