Even though the series Fast N’ Loud primarily focuses on the exploits of Richard Rawlings, it couldn’t be what it is today without some amazing individuals. Mike Coy serves as the Gas Monkey’s master painter and body specialist. Even though Coy works with four-wheelers, he is more likely to be seen rocking his two-wheeler. The man prefers his KTM 1290 Super Duke motorcycle to cars and it certainly suits him. One of the more experienced heads around the Gas Moneky garage, Mike has been working in the automobile industry for over three decades. As such, Mike is recognized as one of the industry’s top tier body specialist.
Mike was born on the 30th of April 1977. Born and raised in McKinney, Texas, Mike enjoyed tinkering with automobiles from an early age. Mike has revealed very little details about his parents and siblings. Of little known of his family, his father was in the military.
Like every other mechanic, Mike began his career with small jobs. This was back in 1992 when Mike was fresh into the industry. He got a break when he was contacted by the Gas Monkey Garage to paint a Pontiac Firebird. This turned into a big opportunity for Mike who started working for Richard Rawlings and the Gas Monkey Crew. He has been with the crew for over a decade and it is safe to say we will see the familiar face of Mike for the coming years as well. When the Gas Monkey Garage was picked up by the discovery channel for a TV series, Mike cemented his place as a regular cast member.
Battling with weight:
For the longest time, Mike struggled with the problem of weight loss. Not seeing any positive results from various regimens, Mike began working with Don Lemmon. Don whipped Mike into shape through a series of exercises and diet control. Proud of his achievement, Mike entered a competition for weight loss and managed to climb to the second position.
Marriage and Divorce:
Mike’s first marriage ended in a divorce. He was married to his longtime girlfriend, Shanna Hobbs. The pair are proud parents to two lovely children, the eldest Madison Coy, and the young, Chase Coy. Mike often posts snippets of the family especially his children on social media. There is very little information on Shanna who is never seen on his social media snaps. And fans often wonder if Mike and the mother of his two children, Shanna are in bitter terms since the divorce.
Possible Second marriage on card:
Mike, as of 2020, is in a relationship with Costanza Pri. His girlfriend Costanza is from Rimini, Italy. Other than that not much is known about her. For now, the relationship looks serious and Costanza might be the one Mike has had been holding on since divorce.
Mike got into the painting job early and has spent over two decades. During that time Mike got the opportunity to work as a crew member of Gas Monkey garage under Richard Rawlings. It also helped him to have an unexpected TV debut. As of 2020, Mike has an estimated net worth to be around $2M.