It was a sad day for the family of American businessman, reality television personality, Rick Harrison, as his son, Adam Harrison recently died from a drug overdose.
Richard Kevin Harrison, born March 22, 1965, is well-known as the owner of the Gold & Silver Pawn Shop which is featured on the History series Pawn Stars. The shop was opened in 1989 by Harrison and his father, Richard Benjamin Harrison. They co-owned the Pawn Shop till his father’s death in 2018.
There is no further information regarding the circumstances leading to Adam’s death as Las Vegas Metro PD continue their investigation.
Rick, shared the shocking news accompanied with a photo of him and his son Adam, who was only 39 years of age, on Instagram on Friday night.
Several famous celebrities including Donald Trump Jr., among others, flooded the comments section to sympathize with him.
“You will always be in my heart! I love you Adam,” Rick captioned the post.
About the Harrison’s
Harrison shares two sons, Corey and Adam, with his first wife Kim, and one son, Jake, with his second wife, Tracy.
In 2012, Harrison, twice divorced, announced his engagement to Deanna Burditt, who was also twice divorced.
The couple tied the knot on July 21, 2013.
The ceremony was held in Laguna Beach, California with Counting Cars star and car expert Danny Koker as the ordained minister.
Pawn Stars costar Austin “Chumlee” Russell served as a ring bearer.
The union came to an end in September 2020, and in 2021, Harrison married a woman named Amanda Palmer.
Adam Harrison and the ‘Pawn Stars’
Adam was never a part of “Pawn Stars” like his brother Corey, who was a vital member of the show.
He worked at the pawn shop, and later became a plumber. According to Corey, Adam had no apparent interest in appearing on the show.
While it’s unclear why he never participated, a drug problem is a probable reason.