People fell in love with the eccentric buyer on A&E’s Storage Wars. Yes, we are talking about Barry Weiss, who left the show after its third season. If you want to know more about Barry Weiss from Storage Wars, then keep reading for all the facts you need to know about him!
Barry Weiss’ Wiki
Barry Weiss’ age is 66 and he has been an antique collector since the age of 15. This hobby is something he is still passionate about today. His bio on the A&E website reads, “Barry is a larger-than-life character with a story for every situation, and his colorful personality brings out the best and the worst of the people around him.”
His wealth of knowledge extends from classic cars to war relics, and everything in between. Barry is always looking for an out-of-the-box approach to get his next score and he lacks no shame in his outlandish tactics. You can always look to Barry for the great one-liners; he’s never one to bite his tongue.”
Barry Weiss on Storage Wars
Weiss was on Storage Wars from its first to fourth seasons. Before appearing on the show, he and his brother ran a successful wholesale produce distributor, which closed after Weiss retired. Because of his love of antiques, the executive producer of Storage Wars and Weiss’ close friend, Thom Beers, approached him about the show.
In 2013, it was announced that Barry Weiss would not be returning to the show, but no reason was given. The next year, it was reported that he would star in his own spin-off series, Barry’d Treasure. The show premiered March 18, 2014 on A&E and centered around Weiss as he traveled around the United States in search of rare antiques. Some of Weiss’ Storage Wars castmates and friends were also featured on his show. However, the success of the show was short lived, as it was not picked up for a second season.
In 2015, Weiss had a special called Storage Wars: Barry Strikes Back, where he reviewed and added insight into his favorite episodes of the show.
Barry Weiss’ Net Worth
Barry Weiss’ net worth is estimated to be $10.0 million.
Most of his net worth comes from his production and television appearances. Barry Weiss’ car collection include a number of expensive cars, including a 1955 Ford transformed into the Beatnik, as well as a 1932 Ford, 1946 Cadillac, and 1940 Ford COE Truck. He also has a 957 Ford Ranchero, Jaguar XG, Ducati Diavel, a customized Harley Davidson, and a Moto Guzzi motorcycle. Quite the car connoisseur!