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Dave Hester

Dave Hester

Dave Hester is a reality TV star and businessman. Dave Hester is most known for his role in the popular reality series “Storage Wars” (2010-2017).

Early life and Childhood

Dave Hester was born on the 23rd of July 1964 on the Camp Pendleton Marine Corps base near Oceanside, California, USA.

Dave, who is of Irish and German origin, was raised by a father who worked in the auction business.

He used to go to several auctions with his father virtually every day since he was a child.

Dave’s interest in auctions grew as he grew older, and he began purchasing and selling stuff himself. 

Education Details

Dave Hester began a professional career after completing his high school degree, rather than continuing his academic studies.

Professional Career

Hester became a bid-catcher in the early 1990s after attending his first auction in the mid-’80s.

He received his auctioneer’s license in 1992 and began his career in the furniture industry.

He quickly recognized, however, the potential of storage containers, and what he could find and subsequently sell in them.

Dave’s father, who was also an auctioneer, had a large train collection, which he sold and subsequently put into his own business.

Dave Hester
Dave Hester posing for photos-Source: Naibuzz

Dave built Newport Consignment Gallery and Rags to Riches secondhand stores in Costa Mesa, California, as his business grew.

He started with 15 people, but as his business grew, he added more.

‘The Golden Pool,’ a painting by California impressionist Jack Wilkinson Smith that he acquired for $750 and later authenticated and sold for $155,000, was one of the most precious artifacts he discovered during his storage searches.

Dave was hired as a cast member of the reality series “Storage Wars” by the producers due to his booming business.

Dave has appeared in over 100 episodes since the first season, and his discoveries, as well as his earnings from the show, have significantly increased his net worth.

Dave got the moniker The Mogul during his time on the show.

Dave, who was renowned for his outspoken demeanor, got into clashes with several other “Storage Wars” cast members, notably Darrell and Brandon Sheets, and was sacked by the Network in 2012.

Dave returned to the show following a lawsuit he filed against A&E.

In 2015, he began a new quarrel, this time with Dan and Laura Dotson, which resulted in physical altercations.

Dave is the son of a hoarder, and after following in his father’s footsteps in purchasing goods, he grew obsessed with reselling them for a profit, which spawned “Storage Wars.”

Dave aspires to acquire a mobile home and plans to go to at least one auction per day.

Dave has a younger brother with whom he hasn’t spoken in years.

Dave lives in Westminster, California, and owns a 1,263 square foot home.

Net Worth and Salary

Dave has made a reputation for himself and amassed a solid net worth since beginning his career.

Let’s see how wealthy Dave is. Dave Hester’s net worth is reported to be over $4 million.

Making him one of the wealthiest “Storage Wars” cast members, all thanks to his hard work and dedication.

Among his many expensive belongings are a vehicle collection and a villa.

Relationship Status

Dave Hester is the father of Dave Hester Jr., who has followed in his father’s footsteps and is largely active in the online side of the family business, but he does not attend auctions.

The solution to the question of whether Dave is married or not can be found below.

Body Measurement

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Social Media

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  • Dave was born on the 23rd of July 1964, on the Camp Pendleton Marine Corps base near Oceanside, California USA.
  • He is a reality TV star and businessman, best known to the world for his appearance in the popular reality series “Storage Wars” (2010-2017).
  • Dave, of Irish and German ancestry, is the son of a father who was also in the auction world.
  • In 1992 he obtained his license for auctioning, and first got into the furniture business.
  • From the first season until the present day, Dave has featured in over 100 episodes, and his finds as well as his income from the show have certainly increased his net worth.
  • Dave has earned a name for himself, and a respectable net worth.
  • According to authoritative sources, his net worth is estimated at over $4 million.
  • Making him one of the richest “Storage Wars” cast members, allowed to his hard work and devotion.