Know all that you haven't known about Rick Petko with five simple facts about Rick Petko

April 22, 2018
First Published On: April 22, 2018

If you are a huge fan of the show Orange County Choppers, then you might know the Rick Petko. He is a reality TV personality and one of the fan favorites. Today we will be dwelling five facts that include everything you might want to know about him including his personal life, net worth, family, and career.


Starting a career as a worker in racing school at Pocono Raceway in Pennsylvania, Rick Petko joined Orange County Choppers as a fabricator and builder in July 2003. Get to know five facts about Rick Petko.

Five facts you need to know about Rick Petko

Rick Petko was born on September 11, 1968, in Bath County. He grew up watching movies of old motorcycle models and has been a motorcycle enthusiast since an early age.

5. Rick Petko- Joined Orange County Chopper as a Fabricator

In the year 2003, Rick joined Orange County Choppers as a fabricator and builder. After working as, a Fabricator, he began starring on Discovery’s American Chopper show. He is not only a huge fan of bikes; he is also a fan of Nascar. And by using the same platform, he manages to gain a huge fan base for himself as well and now is one of the fan favorites.

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CAPTION: Rick Petko- Joined Orange Country Chopper as a Fabricant SOURCE: Discovery

4. Rick Petko- Runs Fabrication shop

Besides TV career Rick, who lives about a mile from the Pocono Mountain Harley-Davidson dealership, is set to run his fabrication shop for the dealership in downtown Stroudsburg. He built it in 2016. He came to a partnership with owners Jim and Linda Schlier in December.

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CAPTION: Rick Petko- Runs Fabrication shop SOURCE: Pocono Mountain Harley-Davidson

3. Rick Petko- Net worth

Rick Petko has gained lots of fame and popularity from the show Orange County Choppers. Not only the show helped him to gain popularity but also helped him to accumulate a substantial amount of net worth. Presently Rick Petko's net worth is around $1.75 million.

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2. Rick Petko- Living a happy married life

Rick Petko tied the knot with Brittany Petko nee Cockeram- an entrepreneur on May 18, 2012. Their wedding was even chronicled on Petko’s show the American Chopper. They tied the knot in 2012 and is blessed with their two daughters; Everly Rose and Lucy Mae. The 49 years old Rick and his wife Brittany live in Pocono, Pennsylvania with their daughter.

CAPTION: Rick Petko- Living a happy married life SOURCE: Discovery

1. Rick Petko- Leaves American Chopper

American Chopper has always been a great success for everyone who gets involved in it. Rick joined the show in the year 2003 and stayed until 2012. After gaining huge popularity, Rick opened his own fabrication show in Pocono in 2016.

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Rick has been doing great ever since he opened the shop; he said that the owner of Harley Davidson dealership was willing to cooperate with Rick. It’s great to watch Rick ’s shop.