There’s one thing undeniably superior about with the ability to restore a automotive again to its former glory, or put sufficient consideration and craftsmanship in it to have it punch above its meant weight. It is most likely why there’s such an enormous fascination with automotive renovation exhibits. Monster Storage, Quick N’ Loud, and Historical past’s hit sequence, Counting Vehicles, amongst others, all capitalize on this fascination.
On the coronary heart of all of the cool youngsters featured within the present is Danny Koker, aka “The Rely”.
Danny runs Rely’s Kustoms.
The Las Vegas native runs his store on S. Highland Drive in Sin Metropolis the place him and his workforce construct a litany of various Sizzling Rods, customized bikes, and total badass autos that any gear head would salivate over.
And whereas Danny and his workforce assist earn some fairly important rankings numbers for his or her community, and subsequently, respectable paychecks for his or her on-screen work, that is not how they initially began incomes the large bucks.
What finally acquired Danny a candy TV present and nationwide notoriety as a premiere automotive customizer was his proclivity for locating and flipping whips to show a pleasant meaty revenue. With the assistance of his wingman, Kevin, who’s all the time ensuring Danny is not spending an excessive amount of cash on potential new rides, “Attractive” Mike and Ryan, who use their glorious airbrush expertise to create some candy customized paint jobs, Shannon, the store’s lead builder, and others, Rely’s Kustoms does fairly nicely for itself.
What’s Danny’s private life like? Does he have any youngsters?
Born on Jan. 5, 1964 in Cleveland, Ohio, Danny was raised in a really non secular family and is definitely an ordained minister. His father, Daniel Koker Sr., was a widely-respected and proficient musician besides, passing his expertise right down to his son. Danny carried out at Carnegie Corridor at simply 11 years previous and enjoys writing and composing music and singing till this very day, carrying the household custom alive.
Whereas Danny’s father had an enormous position in educating him musical classes, “The Rely” was largely self-taught when it got here to automotive engineering.
Whereas Danny manages to maintain quite a lot of particulars pertaining to his private life personal, he is pretty open about his marriage to Korie Koker, a profitable entrepreneur who additionally has an affinity for rock music, like her husband.
Korie beforehand labored as a singer and a digicam operator, however today she spends quite a lot of time scouting expertise to carry out at Rely’s Vamp’d Bar & Grill in Las Vegas and sustaining operations of the profitable restaurant and music venue.
If the 2 of them have any youngsters, then they’ve saved that info very personal as there’s nothing to recommend that the facility couple have any kiddos collectively.
Counting Vehicles is not Danny’s first foray into tv, both. Within the ’90s, he was the host of Saturday Fright on the Motion pictures as “Rely Cool Rider”. He is additionally been featured on Pawn Stars a number of occasions (simply as Danny Koker) and he additionally had a couple of cameos on American Restoration between 2011 and 2014.
Counting Vehicles debuted on Aug. 13, 2012 and a number of other seasons and years later, the present’s nonetheless going robust. You’ll be able to watch it on Wednesday nights at 10 p.m. ET on Historical past.