Mary Padian, the reality star of Storage Wars is best known as “The Junkster” for her ability to turn “junks” into pieces of art. She appeared alongside American storage hunter Brandi Passante and served as buyers for Storage Wars. Mary and her co-star Brandi have become friends since they started filming together in Storage Wars.
How Much Is Mary's Net Worth?
Mary Padian, age 37, has gathered a net worth of $600 thousand from her career as an American reality television star and storage hunter. Dave Hester, her co-star of the series, earned $829,500 during his appearance in Storage Wars from 2010 to 2017. Dave had payrolls of $25,000 per episodes which also includes $2500 as travel wages, $14,500 as expense accounts and $25,000 as signing bonus. Mary, who also appeared at Storage Wars, from 2014 to 2017 most likely received outstanding payments through which she has derived her net worth.
During her journey as a reality star, Mary first became an assistant to the editor of Architectural Digest, Paige Rense. When Mary was an assistant editor, she produced a series of video 'Mary's Finds.' She then auditioned for the spinoff of Storage Wars which was called Storage Wars: Texas in 2010.
Mary eventually became a cast member where she appeared from 2011 to 2014 on Storage Wars: Texas. She performed in 57 episodes becoming regular cast member from season three. Further, in 2014 she went on original Storage Wars where she starred in 41 chapters.
Apart from her acting career, Mary often endorses the non-profit works. In late November 2018, she spent her Tuesday at Ubuntu for a giveaway project of the handmade products molded by Kenyan women. With the announcement via Instagram, she even kept the beautiful products for a sale with 20% discount. She affirmed that all the money goes towards the special needs programs for children created by non-profit business Ubuntu.
Who Is Mary Padian's Husband?
During Storage Wars, Mary introduced her boyfriend in the series. In the episode called 'Mary's Big Score,' the notoriously private lady brought her beau Dylan and referred to him as a her "perfect man." In the showoff of Storage Wars, Dylan accompanied Mary towards the auction in El Monte.
Mary Padian and her boyfriend Dylan in a picture posted on 11 December 2016 (Photo: Twitter)
It was the only time that the American reality television star came forth opening her relationship with her boyfriend, Dylan. Since 2016, Mary has remained mum regarding their affair. There are no details of Mary's married life, and as of August 2018, she is reportedly single.
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Relished Colombia And Kenya Trip
The Storage Wars starlet enjoyed Colombia trip with her friend Tatiana Perea in April 2018. During their vacation, the two ladies visited several parts of Columbia; strolled towards a beach and relished their boat ride. Even though Tatiana and Mary were tired, they often seemed in a state of euphoria, and halt for some fervent shot with a Captain America cosplayer.
Further, in July 2018, Mary went on a surreal safari trip in Kenya. From July to October, Kenya has a dry season and is a perfect place to enjoy safari ride as the wildebeest migration reaches the Masai Mara in July and stays until October. The other safari places in Kenya to visit during the dry season is the majestic Mount Kilimanjaro which is the home for 370 species of animals. Samburu in Kenya also offers game drives with over hundreds of wild animals and is the perfect spot to enjoy an adventure from June to October.
In an iconic African adventure, Mary captured the astonishing pictures of elephants, lions, swans, giraffes, and various species of animals. The Kenya safari trip turned out to be fruitful for this lady as she delighted the beauty of the nature spending quality time in Africa.
Family Life: Irish Father, Lebanese Mother
Mary was born to her parents John Gerard Padian and Teresa Ann Padian. Her father John posses Irish ancestry whereas her mother Teresa is of Lebanese descent. She also has a sibling Luke Padian as a family member. Luke is her younger brother.
John operated a scrap metal recycling firm and honed his skill at salvaging. Mary's parents have eight brothers and sisters, and she is the oldest grandchild of 42 first cousins. Her aunt, Bady Sassin, who is a sister of her mother, is an attorney at Texas. Her parents John and Teresa divorced in 2009.
She is active on social media and keeps posting pictures alongside her parents. On 26 August 2016, Mary shared a photo with her grandfather Jack and grandmother Pat. She also described the snapshot as her grandparents first official selfie.
In November 2018, Mary prepared to spent her holiday in Dallas, Texas with her cousins. She shared the snapshot with her two cousins and was excited to hang with them over the holidays.
Recently in January 2019, she had a fantastic holiday break with the rest of Padian's family members and spent quality time with them at a resturant. She even captured the wonderful moment in a photograph and uploaded in an Instagram on 8 January 2019. In the caption, she told that her family is everything in her life and without them she would be incomplete.
Mary was born in Dallas, Texas on 24 August 1980. The reality star, who has a height of 1.55 m (5' 1"), belongs to mixed (Irish, Lebanese) ethnicity. As per wiki, she completed her education with a degree in photojournalism from the University of Texas at Austin in 2003.