CHUMLEE is most famously known for appearing on the History Channel show, Pawn Stars.

Over the years, the Pawn Stars family has grown to love Chumlee, but many fans have worried they might not see him anymore.

Chumlee stars on the hit show, Pawn Stars

Chumlee stars on the hit show, Pawn StarsCredit: Getty

What is Pawn Stars?

Pawn Stars is a reality television series centered around the only family-run pawnshop in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The show takes viewers inside the world of the pawn shop business with the Harrison family as they use their sharp-eyed skills to assess what items are real and which ones are fake.

Chumlee, whose real name is Austin Lee Russell, works alongside his friends, the father-son-duo Rick and Corey Harrison, who are the owners of the Gold & Silver Pawn Shop.

The show has both real elements and ones that are staged.

Is Chumlee still on Pawn Stars?

Despite Chumlee being wrapped up in legal issues over the years, he is still an active cast member on the show.

He is featured in season 22, the latest season, which will premiere on Wednesday, April 17, 2024.

Chumlee is also a cast member on the most recent seasons of Pawn Stars Do America and Pawn Stars: Best Of.

Both shows will return from a brief hiatus on April 2, 2024, on the History Channel.

According to Distractify, Chumlee was previously charged with 20 felony counts, including unlawful possession of a firearm in 2016.

The outlet reports that he pleaded guilty to the felony firearms count and to a misdemeanor for possessing drugs.

He was later sentenced to three years of probation and had to attend counseling, which ended in 2019.

Since then, he seems to be on the straight and narrow, spending his time at the pawnshop and sharing his knowledge on the specialty items that come in the store.

Thanks to this, he has been able to accumulate an approximate net worth of $5 million and makes an estimated $25,000 per episode, according to Celebrity Net Worth.

As of 2024, Chumlee is still part of the series

As of 2024, Chumlee is still part of the seriesCredit: History Channel

Did Chumlee lose weight?

During the season 19 premiere, Chumlee stunned viewers by showing off his weight loss.

In October 2021, it was revealed that the star had lost 160 pounds following gastric bypass surgery.

He revealed that part of his motivation was his friend Corey, who underwent the procedure in 2014.

A Pawn Stars source told TMZ that Chumlee had been struggling with his weight for years and even revealed that he weighed 350 pounds in January 2019.

Later, the source added that Chumlee not only wants to get healthy but also stay healthy by eating better food and working out more.

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