How rich is Les Gold?
Les Gold Net Worth:
|Birth date:||June 20, 1950|
|Birth place:||Detroit, Michigan, United States|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
|Spouse:||Lili Gold (m. 1975)|
|TV shows:||Hardcore Pawn|
|Books:||For What It's Worth|
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A hefty $1.5 million is reported to be Les Gold’s net worth, with the main source of his income being a continuing three-generation family business, opened in 1978 and named American Jewelry and Loan but originally named Sam’s Loan when his father launched the first location in 1940. The business now occupies a 50,000 square foot building in Detroit, has a second location in Pontiac, employs more than 45 people, and serves approximately 1,000 customers a day.
Les Gold Net Worth $1.5 Million
Leslie Gold was born in 1950 in Detroit, Michigan. His first business at age 12 was reselling pizzas by the slice to fellow students at his school. He is married to Lili. His son, Seth Gold, is currently the manager and in charge of marketing. His daughter, Ashley Gold Broad, is an assistant manager and at age seven wrote her first slip for a pawn transaction in the store! She earned a degree in diamonds at the Gemological Institute hotel and a degree in restaurant management at Michigan State University. She enjoys being in this male-dominated business and says she sees the value in female products that are brought in that her father and brother don’t understand. In addition to being a pawnbroker, public speaker, and author of “For What It’s Worth: Business Wisdom from a Pawnbroker” published in June 2013 and ranked on the New York Times Best Seller List and with Les and his book appearing on “Good Morning America”, Les Gold and his family appear in “Hardcore Pawn”, a TruTV reality series. This show features the daily operations and the realistic and dramatic conflicts between the staff and customers. Les and Seth are Executive Producers. The pilot aired in late 2009. The series premiere on August 16, 2010, had two million viewers, which had increased to more than three million by June, 2013.