Rebecca Romney gained popularity after appearing on the HISTORY Channel's television show Pawn Stars as the rare book specialist in 2011. Likewise, she is a rare book dealer, appraiser, and author.

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Family of Rebecca Romney

On January 1st, 1985, Rebecca Romney was born in Idaho. She grew up in a well-settled American family. Her full name is Rebecca Angeline Engeat. However, details of Rebecca's family kept private. As per reports, her mother works as a manager, and father, a businessman. She along with her family is a believer in Christianity. 

Well, Rebecca is very close to her mom but shares a good bond with her dad as well. Having American nationality, Romney is of Caucasian ethnicity. When she was five years older, Rebecca used to steal books from her brother. She read a lot of novels as a child, including science fiction and works on Roman antiquity.

Rebecca Romney's Education

Rebecca’s love for literature won after rebelling against her family. She took her studies with seriousness when she had her elementary (Basic School) as a smart lady from her kid days. Then she proceeded to High School. 

Rebecca Romney posing for the picture
Caption: Rebecca Romney posing for the picture (Photo: nytimes)

Rebecca went on to complete her education in Classical Studies and Linguistics with a minor in Philosophy. She decided to pursue a career in writing and had been enthusiastic about reading and writing.

Career of Rebecca Romney

Since 2007, she has been in the trade for rare books. Rebecca was hired by Bauman Rare Books for their new location in Las Vegas. She became manager of Bauman Rare Books in 2010. Eventually, Romney moved to Philadelphia to manage the central operations of the firm. Also, she handled the acquisition of libraries and oversaw catalogue production. However, Rebecca rose to popularity after appearing on the HISTORY Channel’s television show Pawn Stars as the rare book specialist in 2011. 

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Caption: Picture of Rebecca Romney showing the books (Photo: Facebook) 

She published her first book: Printer’s Error: Irreverent Stories from Book History in 2017. The book has received praise for being "a lively read presented in a breezy, frequently laugh-out-loud humorous way" and has been mentioned in the New York Times Book Review, The Atlantic, Washington Post, and Forbes. Also, she contributes to websites like Literary Hub, CrimeReads, BoingBoing, and Mental Floss through her writing. She appeared in The Booksellers, a documentary with executive producer Parker Posey about the rare book trade in New York that premiered at New York Film Festival at Lincoln Center in 2019.

Picture of Rebecca Romney showing the books
Caption: Picture of Rebecca Romney showing the books (Photo: reddit)

Her personal interests lie in genre fiction, especially science fiction, fantasy, & romance as a researcher & collector. Romney wrote the foreword to the reissue of The Judas Rose by the Feminist Press in 2019. Also, she edited an anthology of speculative fiction stories first published in 2020. Likewise, Rebecca is the co-founder of Type Punch Matrix, a Washington DC-area rare book firm specializing in pivotal works from every field. 

Was Rebecca Romney from 'Pawn Stars' fired? 

No, Rebecca Romney isn't fired from the show Pawn Stars. She gave her expert opinion on the books bought up by World Famous Gold & Silver for several seasons. Rebecca has moved to the east coast, making it difficult for her to return to Las Vegas to contribute to the show. 

Picture of Rebecca Romney showing the books
Caption: Picture of Rebecca Romney showing the books (Photo: looper) 

She still films for the show when she visits Las Vegas and the only regular woman specialist on the show. Well, she made name for herself as a rare books expert. 

What's Rebecca Romney Net Worth? 

As per reports, Rebecca Romney earned an estimated net worth of $2 Million. She earns a handsome sum of money being part of the reality show. Also, she has a company, Honey and Wax Books, from where she earns an additional sum of money. 

Her company sells rare books and makes a profit from selling books. Also, she came from a wealthy family, therefore Rebecca has been living a lavish life. 

Who is Rebecca Romney Husband?

Rebecca Romney is happily married to her husband J.P Romney. Her husband J.P is a historical researcher and the author of the adult novel, The Monster on the Road is Me. Also, he taught  English in the small mountain town of Hidaka through the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program. She found the love of her life who has similar interests as she does.

Rebecca Romney with her co-star
Caption: Rebecca Romney with her co-star (Photo: facebook)

As per reports, the couple has been happily married for over a decade. Reports suggested Rebecca shared two kids with her husband. However, details of her kids yet to be out in the media. But she once mentioned telling her daughter that she can’t remember being a baby due to her parents ate her brains every night. It's likely that her kids enjoy reading as well.

Rebecca Romney with her friend
Caption: Rebecca Romney with her friend (Photo: Pinterest)

She and her husband Romney both book nerds. As per reports, they met around the library and found love because of their common interest. Also, Rebecca even bought books worth $100 for herself on her husband’s birthday. 

What's Rebecca Romney Height? 

Rebecca Romney has a height of 5 feet or 1.52 meters tall. She has a slim body that might weighs around 125 pounds or 57 kg. Likewise, Rebecca has dark brown hair with light greenish eyes.