Barry Weiss Net Worth

By Abijah Keru on April 15 2014

Barry Weiss Net Worth $10 Million

Barry Weiss is an American reality television star and professional storage-treasure hunter with a net worth of $10 million. The New Jersey native is a graduate from Cornell University, New York. He began to show great interest in the antique business as a child, and at 60, it remains his greatest passion.

 Nicknamed "The Collector" and known for his eccentric dressing and personality in Storage Wars, Barry soon became a regular on the show. Barry has one brother, and his father is music entrepreneur Hy Weiss. For about 25 years, he ran a produce business (Northern Produce) with his brother, which made them a fortune.

 The success of the business gave Barry the opportunity to retire and travel the world. He later returned and with his multi-million dollar net worth continued to pursue his love of the collecting and antiques. In 2010, Barry landed a role in the reality show Storage Wars

Barry Weiss is infamous for his antics on Storage Wars. From wearing skeleton gloves to bringing psychics to an auction, he was never shy of breaking out of the mold. Whenever he found something he liked, he added it to his collection.  

The show enjoyed rating success with its second season attracting 5.1 million viewers. Barry featured on the show for four seasons and in 2012 landed a spinoff with A&E for the show "What Are You Worth?" 

The multi-millionaire has a large and striking Beverly Hills mansion. He loves cars and has an impressive collection including a 1947 Custom Cowboy Cadillac, a customized Harley Davidson and a Ford cab-over-engine (COE) Truck.

He also owns a Moto Guzzi motorbike. A lot of his fortune is now in the form of cars and valuable antiques that he has collected all through his life. His zealous approach to life has won the hearts of millions of viewers.

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