Jersey Jon is famous as an antique expert who gained fame for his incredible work in American Pickers. He is also known by the name – Jon Szalay and fan-favorite Jon. He has specialized in motorcycles and motorbikes since the early 1900s.
Jersey Jon Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Net Worth & Wikipedia
Jersey Jon was born in February 1963, which makes him 61 years of age in 2024. He grew up in New Jersey and was raised by parents Frank (Father) and Mary E Szalay (Mother). His father was involved in the engine repair business and was a Bronco minibike dealer. Later, He inherited mechanical skills and learned to repair motorcycles and motorbikes.
His mother, Mary, worked as a teacher at St Michael’s church and had a small craft business. She passed on Mother’s Day, 12th May 2019, at the age of 84. He has a brother named Frank Szalay and two sisters named – Jennifer Szalay-Kosden and Mary Ann Jarvis. He also had two other siblings named Susan and Daniel, who died a long time ago. Talking about Jon’s educational background. He attended Central Regional High School and graduated in 1981.
Jersey Jon started working in his teenage. He made money by restoring old furniture for people in his neighborhood. At the age of 17, He purchased an old bank property, which he converted into a workshop with an apartment on the second floor. He has experience in repairing a variety of items, including metal, glass, wood, and fabrics. Also, he restored and repaired furniture for several local antique shops and built cabinetry.
He also sells his antique stuff on the eBay website. You can follow him and purchase the antique items from his official eBay website: https://www.ebay.com/usr/jsrestore.
In 2021, he opened a repair shop located in Barnegat, New Jersey, “ First National Antiques Restoration”. He used to work there for furniture, metal, foundry, and oddball restoration. He has made his furniture official website – https://njfurniturerefinishing.com/
Journey of American Pickers
Jersey frequently appears when the crew needs his expertise on the reality show American Pickers. He gained the limelight because he made an appearance in the American Pickers season 22 episode that aired on 25th January 2021.
Jon has now been promoted to series regular and has become a full-time cast member as of 2024. History Channel official registered his official profile on the website. Jon often uses his Instagram account to post about upcoming episodes of the show. He stood in the absence of Frank Fritz, as he’s still recovering from a stroke he suffered in July 2022.
Jersey Jon Biography
|Age (as of 2023)
|New Jersey, U.S.
|Antique expert & specialist in motorcycles
|in feet inches – 5’ 10” – in Centimeters – 177 cm
|in Kilograms – 84 kg – in Pounds – 185 lbs
|Mery E Sazalay
|Who is his wife?
He mentioned himself as a “Single” since 2021. The man and his wife were no longer together. Together, the couple have a son named Jonathan, who is happily married to Oriana Szalay and has three children. Maybe Jon has a girlfriend. But he hasn’t officially announced any personal life in the media as of January 2024.
He is active on social media platforms. He has 11.3k followers on his @jsrestore Instagram account. All of his Instagram posts are related to his work – bike parts and machinery. He wrote “ Daydream Believer, Luck Rider” in his Instagram bio. He has 4.7k followers on his Facebook Jersey Jon – Antique American Motorcycles profile.
Jersey Jon Net Worth
Jersey Jon is a passionate motorcycle antiques expert from the United States. He made earnings from conserving old motorcycles and restoring furniture and antique stuff. Currently, Jon is preoccupied with American Pickers and his workshop and has decided to devote his life to working on machinery. He collected a net worth of around $2 million as of 2024.