After starring on Discovery's American Choppers, Rick Petho found his passion towards the custom metal fabrication. He is the motorbike enthusiast who worked at Orange County Choppers (OCC) designing the custom chopper-style motorcycles.
The reality star worked in OCC for more than a decade and is once again fulfilling his dream designing the custom knifework and wedding bands from a home shop RPD & Co. situated in Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania.
How Much Is Rick Petko's Net Worth?
Rick, 50, garners the net worth of $1.75 million from his career as a skilled craftsman and American reality star. He has a shop called RPD & Co. where he builds a custom knifework and wedding bands. In the creative outlet, the Bath native designs the culinary knives and wedding bands. In his home shop of Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania, Rick forges the handle designs of the blades, and the wedding bands designated with the customers' input.
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As a reality star, he is a known face in Discovery's American Choppers. While starring in the series from 2003 to 2012, the motorbike enthusiast manufactured the custom chopper-style motorcycles. In the series, he had shared the screen with personalities like Paul Teutul Sr., Michael Teutul, Paul Teutul Jr, Mike Rowe, and many more.
He also joined Orange County Choppers (OCC) in July 2003 as a fabricator and builder where he got involved in the projects like POW/MIA Bike. Rick then starred in the TLC franchise American Chopper: Senior vs. Junior that showed the rivalry between Paul Junior Designs, which was owned by Paul Teutul Jr, and OCC.
After involving himself to an auto restorations Orange County Choppers, Rick left the company to be closer with his family in 2016. He then joined with Pocono Mountain Harley Davidson and ran the custom fab shop. Now, he continues to run the business building the bikes and managing his company RPD & Co.
Wife Owns Wool Shop; Blessed With Two Children!
American Choppers star Rick Petko is married to Brittany Petko (né Cockeram) since May 2012. His wife Britanny runs a wool shop called Machete Shoppe. According to her shop's website, she produces the hand dyed yarn with the ethically sourced wool in Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania.
Together, the couple has two daughters named Everly Rose and Lucy.
Rick and Brittany rejoiced the birth of their first child Everly in October 2013. Meanwhile, their second daughter Lucy who is nearly three years younger than Everly was born in the year 2016.
Rick Petko's wife Brittany Petko and their two daughters in Nashville (Photo: Instagram)
Everly is an avid athelete who entered the National Martial Arts Tournament at Rutgers University in early November 2018. She competed with other schools from four states and secured a trophy in the events like board breaking and sparring. His daughter, Everly has learned martial arts from the grand master named Nam.
Born on 11 September 1968, Rick Petko is a native of Bath, Pennsylvania. At the age of 37, the reality TV star inaugurated the creative outlet RPD & Co. and build a custom knifework and wedding bands in his home shop in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania.
As per wiki, he creates a design of both culinary knife and wedding bands himself from his home shop of RPD & Co.