How rich is Danny “The Count” Koker of Counting Cars?

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Name: Daniel Nicholas Koker II
Born: April 07, 1964
Occupation: Entrepreneur, mechanic, vehicle restoration artist

Danny Koker, Photo: History.com (extract, fair use)

Danny Koker, Photo: History.com (extract, fair use)

Danny “The Count” Koker from Counting Cars was born and raised in the Detroit area. His family comes from an automotive background. His love for cars started from the time he was a young boy. Most of his relatives worked for Ford. They helped him learn how to work on vehicles and motorcycles, both in terms of mechanics and restoration.

In the late 1980s, he moved to Las Vegas. This is where he opened his popular restoration shop called Count’s Customs. He has been on TV for many years in various reality TV shows. They include Pawn Stars and American Restoration. His own reality TV show is called Counting Cars and it is fairly new, with the first episode airing in August of 2012. It has been very successful and shows the process that The Count and his team go through in order to successfully restore various vehicles.

His own collection of vehicles is at 58, but he continues to add to them all the time. He also owns 78 motorcycles that he has customized over the years and loves so much that he won’t sell them. The vehicle he drives daily is a 1965 Cadillac Fleetwood. According to Danny, his most prized vehicle is the 1972 Ford Roaster which is the original Mattel Hot Wheels car.

In addition to restoring vehicles, he is also quite the businessman. He is part owner of a TV station in the Las Vegas area that runs B rate movies. He is also part owner of a restaurant and tattoo shop with rock and roll front man of Motley Crue, Vince Neil. Today, Danny “The Count” Koker is worth $10 million. He donates a great deal of money to various charities, especially those that promote finding good homes for abandoned pets.

So how much is $10 million dollars really?

The Count has a sincere love of cars that look great and are fast. He is often in a push for time and well known for showing up late. With $10 million he can buy 10 of the McLaren F1 models that retail for $1 million each! This is the fastest car out there with a top speed of 240 miles per hour. It gets great reviews for its appearance and speed. But, you can be sure though that Koker will have some ideas for upgrades, modifications, and personalizations to this already unique and rare machine!

 

 

16 Comments

  • Love the show, cars are the best. No-one does it like the Count. His crew are the best, wish I had my first car; 55 Chevy for them to do.

  • I thank you personally count. For donating money and time to help find homes for abandoned animals… You are a true real guy that cares, I personally donate money monthly . To ASPCA I can,t do what you can do but I thank you for your part… The!!!

  • Danny, Love your show. Counting Cars is a blast! But most of all you have a good heart and a kind soul for helping the animals with your donations. I love animals and am always donating and trying to find homes for homeless pets. Thank you for being so kind to our furry friends. Love ya for that!

  • avatar Pertti Pensiliini

    Mclaren f1 is not the fastest car in the world…

  • avatar HEMANT KOHRE

    Danny is a cool guy his passion for classic car is too good.

  • First of all Danny my family and I love the show . But not only for the fantastic rides you produce but for your great spirit . You definitely have the gift not only to speak to the soul of your automobiles , which is absolutely amazing , but for the way you touch people and to make their dreams come true . The lady that was battling breast cancer , you fixing her and her husbands car and putting that special touch on the glove box door , brought tears to a grown man . The guy in the wheel chair that wanted to ride again , Again you and Shannon worked your magic and made that man and his wife so happy . Danny like I said , you and your team build amazing cars but the love that you show for people and their cars is just absolutly beautiful bro . The interaction you have with people is absolutly heart warming . Your a true gentalman and just pure class . I thank you so much , your truly a one of a kind guy . Take care of yourself and we will continue to enjoy watching the show .

  • The show is by far the best car show ever .

  • Love his show
    love his heart
    his passion for life is outrageous. ..

  • Danny, you are not only a Count, you are also a Saint for caring for homeless animals. You Rock in my book?!!

  • Dear Danny & Team,
    Namaste & greeting from INDIA..!!

    You guys a such a magic man. You know how to play with the cars and how can give a perfect look to vehicle.
    I really like & loves to your works, and in India all people loves you. I wish you a best of luck with lots of Luv, Joy from India.

    I really request you to please come India at least once. It would be our great pleasure to meet & hug you.
    I hopes you will not hurt to us and will come to Incredible India.

    Please make me a call or email, I really would like to meet with you.

    Best Wishes,
    Vicky Kumar

  • avatar steve corcoran

    A REAL reality show!! Danny and his crew are great!!! Need a maintenance man…..60 yrs old and bored with my life……work for free you provide living quarters……hehehe

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