Rene Nezhoda is a German-American entrepreneur who rose to fame as a star cast on the fourth season of the hit A&E television series Storage Wars. He has been actively appearing in Storage Wars from the year 2013.
Speaking of his family: Rene was born into a German family and later moved to the US. In the US, Nezhoda has lived all his life, married a girl from San Diego and now fathers a 16-year-old daughter with his wife.
Today, the following article will examine the interesting life of Storage War star Rene Nezhoda. Let’s start.
When was René Nezhoda born? His age and early life
Rene was born in a German family on April 5th, 1977, in Austria under the birth sign Aries. As of 2022, Nezhoda will be 45 years old. Until 1990, the TV personality grew up in Frankfurt, Germany, with a thick German accent. In 1990 his family moved to the United States of America and settled there in the city of San Diego. He spent his teenage years in San Diego, USA.
In terms of education, Rene completed his primary education studies in Germany. After moving to the US with his family, Nezhoda continued his education at Las Vegas High school.
By the way, Rene belongs to Caucasian ethnicity and probably has dual German and American citizenship according to his birth.
Who is Rene Nezhoda’s father?
Rene’s father, Gunter Nezhoda, was an actor who was born in January 1956 in Vienna, Austria. He is not very popular as an actor but has made about 5 movies during his acting career. In 2009, Rene’s father first starred in a movie called I’m here now.
After his debut, Nezhoda made four other films titled ice princess and Astro Zombies: M4 Invaders from Cyberspace in 2012, Do not disturb (2014), and The Haunting at Death Valley Junction in 2020.
Furthermore, Rene also appeared in a popular American reality TV show Storage Wars. In addition to his acting career, Rezhoda is also a photographer and his work has been featured in Microsoft, Big-O Tires, Ford and many others.
Career: Rene Nezhoda started an antiques business at age 11
At a very young age, Rene developed an interest in the antique trade and started buying and selling antiques. According to reports, Rene Nezhoda is crazy about second-hand prices. Because of this, he trades in second-hand items and has been in a thrift store since 11.
With his deep knowledge, he has his own thrift store spread over 7,000 square feet in San Diego, California titled Bargain Hunters Thrift Store. He keeps a stock of collectibles and antiques in his shop and sells them at the best price. In addition, Nezhoda even conducts his business online so that buyers from all over the world can buy the products in his store.
Is René’s shop closed?
Looks like Rene’s shop Bargain Hunters thrift was closed during COVID time. Due to the worldwide epidemics, Rene Nezhoda thought about closing the shop. He intended to close it on April 1, stating:
I would probably have to move to the business park, and (for retail) that would be suicide.
When asked if he would open his store later, Nezhoda had said that if he had a good location, he would reopen it after the epidemic was over. Going through his social media account, it looks like his store is now open in 2022 and likely continuing their business through online mode.
Nezhoda achieved stardom as a participant in storage wars
As we mentioned above, his father was already a part of the popular A&E television series Storage Wars. So, too, Rene Nezhoda has been approached by the show since the first season. But due to his busy schedule, he was unable to participate in the show, but later in the 4th season he appeared as a contestant.
While on the show, with his cheerful disposition and entertainment prowess, he gathered huge love from the audience and eventually became a star. Rene has consistently appeared on the show Storage Wars from the year 2013 to 2021. In the 8th season of the show, the TV personality appeared in more than 80 episodes.
Rene is also very active in poker games
In addition to his business and television show, Nezhoda is also involved in poker. He said he started playing poker when he was 21. When asked how he got interested in poker, he said… said,
I played in the good old days at the Horseshoe in Las Vegas. That’s where I started, at Binion’s. I just have [spotted] tourists giving away the money. Like any 21 year old, I was kind of interested in gambling because when you’re 21 it seems like it’s free money, right? And then I found out poker and they had a game of the Horseshoe that was about $1/2 blinds, but no cap.
He even promotes this game on his social media account as well.
On September 21, 2022, he posted about the poker tour on his Instagram, writing:
Guess who’s coming #URUGUAY #puntadeleste @enjoypuntadeleste of @americascardroom you can still enter our awesome giveaway, check out other recent tweets you got around 24 hours #storagewars #poker #acr giveaway is on Twitter RBArgainhunters
Furthermore, Rene was already the brand ambassador for the US-facing Cardroom.
Is Rene Nezhoda married? Who is his wife?
Yes, René van Storage Wars is a married man. And it’s been over a decade since Nezhoda got married to his wife Casey Nezhoda and the couple still get along great.
But the exact date they walked down the aisle is not officially known. But several sources claimed that the beautiful couple tied the knot January 1, 2006.
In fact, when Rene went to the reality TV show Storage Wars, the TV star was joined there by his beautiful wife Casey. Even after so many years of marriage, the duo has a great relationship.
They spent a lot of time together. Rene’s wife Casey is also his partner in his shop Bargain Thrift Hunters. Furthermore, the husband-wife duo actively promotes poker games on their respective Insta account and they also manage their YouTube channel together.
Nehzoda is a father to his daughter with his husband
From his long marriage to his wife Casey, Rene has a daughter named Tatianna. He has a beautiful bond with his daughter who was born on November 1st, 2006. His only daughter Tatianna is now an adult girl who will be 16 in 2022. On her birthday, Rene keeps uploading a message wishing his daughter a happy birthday.
On November 1, 2019, he posted a message dedicating his daughter that read:
Celebrating Tatianna’s 13th #birthday In the happiest place on earth #Disneyland #starwars #theme parks #storagewars
Moving on with his daughter, we found out that she plays soccer and also keeps showing up with her parents at various events.
The Storage Wars star is very active on Instagram under the username @rbargainhunters with 84.6k followers. He also has a Twitter account under the username @Rbargainhunters with 29.1k followers.
Furthermore, Rene Nezhoda is also on Facebook with 8.9k likes and 10k followers as of 2022. On Facebook he has a fan club account with his wife Casey, Rene & Casey Nehzoda Storage Wars Fan Club.
By the way, Rene also has a YouTube channel with his wife with the username @Bargainhuntersthrift which has 173k subscribers so far.
Rene Nezhoda .’s net worth
He has been a professional since the age of 11. Nezhoda is in the antique business and has also made money from poker. In addition, he is also a well-known TV personality. So he has undoubtedly amassed a lot of money over his entire career.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, he will have a fortune of $1.5 million dollars as of 2022.