On Pawn Stars, Chumlee is the lovable screwup. But in real life, the reality star is living better than ever.
The star of the hit History Channel show about a high-end pawn shop in Las Vegas, real name Austin Russell, has been showing off his new girlfriend, Tanya Hyjazi. Chumlee landed a job at the store–and on the show–thanks to his longtime best friend Corey Harrison, whose dad Adam owns the shop.
"Chum" is reportedly smitten with the gorgeous brunette and even organized a birthday party for her at a hip Vegas hostspot–and paid for her to get a boob job!
Lebanese-American Tanya works as a chef at a Vegas casino. Starcasm reports that Tanya has been putting her culinary skills to good use by helping her boyfriend lose weight–he has reportedly dropped nearly 90 pounds this year, which he has been documenting on social media.
And although she hasn't yet become a character on Pawn Stars, she did make a brief appearance on camera in a recent episode when Chumlee bought his first home and invited everybody over for a housewarming party. Does this mean we'll be seeing more of her in the future?
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