Rebecca Romney is a bonafide nerd, so much so that she managed to build an entire career out of it. A rare books expert, Romney is the person you would want to go if you need your old books revaluated. Her incredible knowledge in the field has brought Romney several appearances in the reality TV series, Pawn Stars. But not only is Rebecca an authority on English books, she knows more than a thing or to about multilingual stories. The talented reality TV star is well versed in Japanese, Ancient Greek, Latin, and French. In this article, we will take a closer look at the wiki-bio of Rebecca Romney.
Rebecca Romney was born as Rebecca Angeline Engeat in Las Vegas in 1985. While Rebecca has shared little about her early life, she has always been fond of books. Over the years, she developed a fair of literature and languages. Raised in a family of scientists, Rebecca attended a local high school before setting out for college. She graduated with a double degree in Classics and Linguistics. She later added to her list of majors with a Double Major in Classical Studies and a minor in Philosophy.
After finishing her degree in Classics and Linguistics, Rebecca went to Japan for teaching. After a one-year stay in the country, Rebecca returned to Vegas and was still trying to piece what it is that she wanted to do. Around the same time, Rebecca discovered the rare books shop ‘Bauman Rare Books’. Intrigued by the shop, Rebecca started working on the shop floor but was later promoted to the store manager. This proved vital for Rebecca who gained a host of new information in the field of literature and books.
Life in reality TV:
In 2011, Rebecca was spotted by the executive producers of the reality TV series, Pawn Stars. When she was approached with an offer to work as Rare Books Expert, Rebecca was more than happy to comply. So, she made her first appearance in the fourth season of the TV series. Over the years, Rebecca has established her place as one of the core members of the team.
Rebecca has long left Bauman Rare Books and established a private bookstore by the name of, Honey and Wax Books. The company primarily works as the hub for clients who are interested in buying and selling rare books. In 2017, Rebecca published a book entitled Printers Error. The book describes itself as a collection of irreverent stories from literature.
Rebecca Romney is a married woman. She is married to the young novelist, J.P Romney. J.P is the author of the book The Monster on the Road is Me and also doubles down as a historian. The pair are known to not have any kids and are focused on their careers.
When she is not selling books or trying to find the value of one, Rebecca is reading them. She is a huge fan of Sir Arthur Conan Dyle’s universe. She is also the creator of The Newsletter for Book Enthusiasts, where she talks about her experiences with different books.