|Celebrated Name:||Rick Petko|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Rick Petko|
|Age:||55 years old|
|Birth Date:||11 November 1968|
|Birth Place:||United States|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Brittany Cockeram|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes|
|Is Rick Petko Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Fabricator and bike builder.|
|Net Worth in 2023:||$2 million|
|Last Updated:||December 2023|
Rick Petko was one of the first and famous stars of the reality TV Show AMERICAN CHOPPER. AMERICAN CHOPPER is a show which shows the actual and lives build and customize some of the most inventive for celebrities and motorcycle enthusiasts. Its mechanics followed the ORANGE COUNTY CHOPPERS.
After a break of six years, the started again on the discovery channel, but it might be sad for some of Rick’s fans that he is not a part of this now. He no longer works at OCC. After leaving the show, he had been real busy doing various things such as starting his own Fabrication business, runs a small business from home, and traveling around the country for bike races and shows.
Maybe you know about Rick Petko very well, but do you know how old and tall is he, and what is his net worth in 2023? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Rick Petko’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.
Early Life & Biography
He was born on 11th September 1968 in Bath County,Virginia.No further information regarding his parents, early life and education.
He married Brittany Cockeram. Their wedding was featured on AMERICAN CHOPPER. Together they have two daughters.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 11 November 1968, Rick Petko is 55 years old as of today’s date 4th December 2023. His height is 1.9 m tall, and his weight is 81 kg.
Rick joined the cast of AMERICAN CHOPPER in 2003 and worked there in the show for 9 nine years. When the show again started after a break of six years, where all the cast members reunited, Rick did not rejoin the cast that’s caused when he left the show in 2016. After that, he had been very busy with a variety of things. He started his own fabrication business.
He partnered with POCONO MOUNTAIN HARLEY DAVIDSON DEALERSHIP. He did the partnership cause he did not have his spot where he could carry on with the company. Therefore he started his fabrication shop from their premises. He already knew that his business plan wouldn’t work. Still, when he pitched his idea to the owners of the dealership Jim and Linda Schlier, they became extremely excited about the concept and to work with him as besides a hard-working individual, he has a good sense of business too.
He started another business from home- RPD AND CO. Its a company of hand forging knives. He keeps on stretching his range of products that he manufactures. The latest work that he has been working on recently is designing custom wedding bands for couples. Though he doesn’t work anymore with the ORANGE COUNTY CHOPPERS, he travels around the country in search of other shows where he can showcase the bikes he built.
Awards & Achievements
He is one of the best fabricator and custom bike builders any workplace can have. He is an entrepreneur as he started his two new businesses. Number one being his starting his fabrication shop, and number two is starting his own business of hand forging knives RPD AND CO.
Net Worth & Salary of Rick Petko in 2023
As of December 2023, He has a net worth of $2 million. He made this money as a fabricator and a bike builder. He worked in the show AMERICAN CHOPPERS for 13 years, which earned him a fortune, and after leaving the show, he started his businesses, which is going in the perfect flow.
He wanted to start something of his own, which will entirely belong to his that’s why he left the show and started working as an individual. He wanted to work for himself and explore more about his interests and desires that he had towards bikes. Now exploring oneself is an imperative verb that every person should do it at least once cause studying enables you to know your real interests and what you want.
Maybe the thing that you always wanted is not the actual one. Perhaps you still had a passion for something unusual, but you really could not grasp that due to the shortage of knowing yourself. Rick did the same thing, he left the show and started exploring his real potential and desire for bikes and that tuned out to be a fantastic opportunity of him starting his own business. So let the ideas emerge, let the inner you show the beauty.