Wayne Carini Wiki
Wayne Carini is an American TV personality and a master car restorer best known for his love of cars. He gained worldwide recognition when he appeared in Chasing Classic Cars TV series. Carini has also appeared in numerous magazines.
Wayne Carini Biography
Carini had his first drive at the age of 9 in 1960 Rosso Chiaro 250 SWB Ferrari. As a teenager, Carini started making plans to pursue a college degree in architecture, but later he went on to college to become a teacher, but his father presented an offer he couldn’t refuse – half of the family business as a gift.
He initially began his career from his father’s shop while still in grade school, working together on such classics as Lincolns, Ford Model As, Packards, and Duesenbergs.
Carini has been working alongside his father Robert Carini and daughter Lindsay Cushing, in recent years as grand marshals at Klingberg Vintage Motorcar Festival, conducted in New Britain, Connecticut. Carini has been part of numerous charitable programs and organizations like Autism Speaks.
There is a short introductory book about Wayne, named We Survived The Crash. He appeared in the TV show My Classic Car as himself and also in Overhaulin’, a TV series documentary.
Wayne Carini Age
He was born in 1951 in Portland, United States.
Wayne Carini Family
He is the son of Robert (Bob) Carini and Rosemary Carini. His father Bob Carini owned a collision repair and auto restoration business in Glastonbury, Connecticut. His father was a main inspiration for his interest in vintage cars since he was young.
They used to often spend their weekends traveling to car shows and displaying some of the vehicles they had previously restored.
Wayne Carini Wife
He is married to Laurie Carini whom he met in the early 80s.
Wayne Carini Children
he couple has two daughters Kimberly Carini and Lindsay Carini. His elder daughter suffers from autism.
Wayne Carini Daughter
His daughter Kimberly Carini was diagnosed with a disability named, Autism when she was two years of age. As a result, the family shows great attention and care towards Kimberly and always look out for her works.
Wayne got inspired by his daughter’s health and started doing fund-raising events for children who need special attention. Besides that, he does charity works and donates his large part of earnings for research to find a cure for Autism.
Wayne Carini Height
He stands at a height of 5 feet 4 inches (1.63m).
Wayne Carini Salary
Wayne’s salary is estimated to be between $50k to $100k.
Wayne Carini Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $20 million dollars which he has earned through selling vintage cars to celebrities and restoring them.
Wayne Carini Cars
He is the owner of three car dealers in Portland: F40 Motorsports which deals with the vintage cars, Carini Carozzeria, and Continental Auto Ltd.
Chasing Classic Cars Wayne Carini
Carini is the host of TV documentary Chasing Classic Cars. His lifelong chasing of vintage cars was noticed by Jim Astrausky, the chief of Essex Television Group Inc. who approached him for a television show. The show aired on the Discovery channel. During the show, Carini leads viewers into the business of locating high-end automobiles stashed in homes, garages and barns in the U.S. and abroad.
When he finds a gem, he negotiates to buy it, then resells at auction or privately. Along the way he talks shop with respected collectors, restorers and artisans.
First episode date: June 3, 2008
Program creator: Jim Astrausky
Presented by: Wayne Carini
Writers: Jim Astrausky, Hannah Lintner
Networks: Discovery Channel, Velocity
Wayne Carini Home | Where Does Wayne Carini Live?
Wayne lives with his family in rural Connecticut, in a log home that he built over 33 years ago.
What Did Wayne Carini Pay For The Stutz Bearcat?
In 2015, Carini found this particular 1921 Bearcat in Georgia, documenting the experience on his show, Chasing Classic Cars. According to a person posting on the H.A.M.B. message board—who was attempting to purchase the car before Carini flew in and picked it up in April 2015—the asking price was $30,000.
Wayne Carini Car Collection | Wayne Carini Sunglasses | Wayne Carini House
Wayne Carini Car Collection, Sunglasses and House