Among, several other things, American antique dealer Craig Gottlieb is a reality television star known for his appearances on the History television program Pawn Stars. Pawn Stars is one of the highest rated show on the History Channel. He became one of the world’s premier dealers in valuable collectibles and an expert in investing the antique militaria.
Craig Gottlieb's Biography
Craig was born in 1971 in Florida to his parents, who were immigrants from Russia. Craig’s father, a war veteran, was Jewish while his mother a Protestant. But, after she married she converted her religion to Judaism. So, as a boy, Craig celebrated major Jewish holidays, even though his family was not very religious.
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He graduated from Cornell University with a prestigious B.A. degree with a major in Philosophy. After completing his studies, he joined the marine corps and served for 12 years and acquired the rank of Major.
Craig Gottlieb's Married Life, Son
On the contrary to his professional life, his personal life is under the radar. He is a secretive individual and likes to keep his private life away from the public limelight.
However, it is on the light that Craig is married. He even has a seven-year-old son with his wife. Being a family guy, he resigned from his military career to give more time to his wife, Denise Cable and his son. His wife is a PADI Course Director at Ocean Enterprises Dive Team.
Craig Gottlieb with his seven-year-old son on 30 September 2018 (Photo: Craig Gottlieb's Facebook)
Other than that, his wedding and wife details are yet to surface out. Though the details are minimum, it is enough to prove that Craig falls nowhere near being gay. He is a straight family man, with a loving wife and adorable son by his side.
His Military Career
After the retirement from Marine Corps, Craig started a nation's top dealership named Craig Gottlieb Militaria in 2001. He discovered significant military artifacts and became famous for his archeological properties. The most significant one includes the uncovering Adolf Hitler’s desk, Benito’s cap and Hitler’s painting of his father and mother. He made his fortune by selling those antiques.
Later, he made his appearance on the reality television show, Pawn Stars, where he shot to fame as a gun expert. He discussed classic guns, which were used in the infamous war between Hatfield and McCoy. He has also starred in the episodes of Auction Hunters as an expert in military weapons.
Today at the age of 47, he is the seasoned author and has written books based on history and archeology. His books include History’s Jackpot: Investing in Antiques and Collectibles,” "Weird Guns," "SS Totenkopf: From Munich to Nurnberg," and "Gau DistrictBadges of Hitler’s Germany."
With multiple ace jobs, he bags a handsome net worth without a doubt. Additionally, he earns an average salary of $15 per hour from Antique Dealer.