The 2010 A&E reality TV series named Storage Wars (or Storage War$) took America by storm. The American actor and executive music producer, Barry Weiss, became a household name globally after he showcased a mind-blowing performance in the series. Barry Weiss Storage Wars role was The Collector. The show focused on rent defaulters risking their items getting auctioned or sold by locker owners.
Barry's comic side instantly caught the attention of the Storage Wars' viewers. People wondered how he would wear a straight face while cracking jokes in a tense atmosphere. As an executive music producer, he helped prominent American singers like Backstreet Boys, Britney Spears, Justin Timberlake, 'N Sync, T-Pain, and Usher establish their careers. Did you know that the celebrity is a millionaire? The star was often spotted with different luxurious car models. Where is Barry Weiss now?
Barry Weiss profile summary
- Full name: Barry Weiss
- Date of birth: 11th February 1959
- Age: 62 years
- Career: Businessperson, professional storage-treasure hunter, reality television personality, music executive, and producer
- Nationality: American
- Ethnicity: Jewish
- Height: 6 feet 9 inches
Barry Weiss biography
What is Barry Weiss age? He was born on 11th February 1959 to Hy (father) and Rosalyn (mother) Weiss. The celebrity is 62 years old as of 2021. Barry's nickname, The Collector, comes from his love for collecting antique items since he was 15 years old to date. He graduated from Cornell University, New York, in 1981 and got a Master of Business Administration from New York University in 1986. What's Barry Weiss net worth? Barry Weiss net worth is more than $10 million.
The actor wore skeleton gloves and funny eyeglasses while performing in the West Coat Chopper show. Moreover, he drove chicken-themed cars on the show and used physics to make the audience brainstorm his storage unit's contents. Weiss owns a storage unit in real life.
His other show, Barry'd Treasure, had similar content as Storage Wars: Barry Strikes Back. Kenny Crossley co-starred in the show with Barry. Watching two friends perform would crack their audience's ribs from the show's beginning to the end.
Is Barry Weiss married?
The bachelor divorced his wife over 30 years ago. Barry was not famous at that time. He has two children, Jack (son) and Julie (daughter), and grandchildren. One of his grandchildren is called Jack. Weiss is also Jesse James' godfather. Jesse James is a prominent American reality TV host. He is known for dating Sandra Bullock and presenting Monster Garage and West Coast Choppers.
Where did Barry Weiss get his money?
Barry was a business tycoon before retirement and venturing into acting. Barry owns an over 25-year-old profitable California-based fruits and vegetables import and export company called Nothern Produce. He co-founded it with his brother, Joey Weiss.
Barry Weiss record labels
He is the founder, CEO, and chairman of The Island Def Jam Music Group. Weiss managed the Zomba Label Group from 2004 to 2011. He also owns Universal Republic Records, Universal Motown Republic Group, and Jive Records (First U.S. Record Label).
Is Barry Weiss still alive?
He has a $1.8 million 1928 luxurious four-bedroom mansion in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles. The man lives in Laughlin Park, a Los Angeles' posh neighbourhood. Barry's car collection includes a Beatnik glass-top car, a 1947 designer Cowboy Cadillac, a Ford Ranchero, a Maserati GranTurismo (Jaguar XJ), a Ducati Diavel, a 1940 Ford COE Truck, and a Moto Guzzi motorcycle.
What happened to Barry Weiss?
Barry drifted from the limelight after quitting Storage Wars in 2015. The actor returned to his old job, a professional slacker, but the series still airs. Most of his fans are concerned about his whereabouts. He hired a social media manager but felt he no longer needs social media after he stopped acting.
Did Barry Weiss and his friend die in a motorcycle accident? No. He suffered severe internal injuries like broken bones around the legs and chest.
Barry Weiss is among the smartest brains in the American entertainment industry. He multitasked between producing music and reality shows with a vision of investing the proceedings in business. Moreover, he transforms ordinary people into celebrated US musicians. Many uprising entertainers emulate his lifestyle.
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