American reality television star Barry Weiss is a professional storage-treasure hunter best known for his appearance in A&E hit series Storage Wars. An antique collector since the age of 15, he performed as one of the major buyers in the show’s first four seasons.

Earned Fame With 'Storage Wars'

Weiss appeared in the reality show Storage War for the first four seasons, starting from 2010 as a buyer. He joined the show after the show's executive producer and narrator Thom Beers' suggested him to take part in the program.

After leaving the original show, Barry appeared in his spin-off series Barry'd Treasure in 2014. The show lasted for eight episodes before being canceled. In 2015, Barry starred for a moment in a new spinoff show titled Storage Wars: Barry Strikes Back.

In 2017, Weiss gave an interview with TMZ magazine. In the interview, he said that he had got back to his old job of ‘professional slacker.’ He also expressed his interest in doing a motorsport show, where he could travel the world.

I’d like to do like a motorsport show really. I’m really knowledgeable in all types. I’d really like to do that and travel the world, cause that’s what I like.

Before becoming a reality star, he was a businessman in the wholesale fruits and vegetable market for over 25 years. He made his fortune along with his brother Joey Weiss by selling products all over the United States.

Net Worth: Cars & House

Professional storage-treasure hunter has a net worth of $10 million, as per Celebrity Net Worth. He accumulated most of his fortune from his business ventures and from the reality television series, Storage Wars. Weiss reportedly earned over $10,000 per episode of the show.

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One of his most valuable assets is his house in Los Angeles. He also has a collection of vintage cars, trucks, and bikes worth $500,000.

Has Two Children & One Godson

The Storage War’s artist prefers to keep his personal life private.

However, it’s known that he was married and had a wife. He has not disclosed any details regarding who his wife was and what happened to their relationship.

As of now, he’s been divorced for over 35 years. Back in 2012, in an interview with Hollywoodlife, Barry admitted being single and available. He stated, “I’ve been single for probably the last 28 years.”

Weiss has two adult children, a son named Jack, and a daughter named Julie. He is also the grandfather of Oliver and godfather to Jesse James.

Got Into A Serious Accident In 2019

In April 2019, the reality star and his friend got into a serious motorcycle accident, after they slammed into the back of the car. Apparently, the car pulled out from a parking space suddenly and caused the accident.

Both Weiss and his friend were taken to an L.A. hospital and admitted to the ICU. Weiss got a broken knee, elbow, and wrist bone.

After recovery, he appeared in a video of Dan & Laura Dotson in February 2020. He is also set to appear as an original member in the 13th season of Storage Wars.