Who is Ian Roussel, and is he married? Wiki Biography
Ian Roussel was born in Sunland, California USA, on 19 November 1970 – his zodiac sign is Scorpio, holds American nationality, and is of Caucasian ethnicity. He is a car builder and a TV personality, who rose to prominence after launching his own show “Full Custom Garage” in 2014 – he is a married man, but hasn’t shared any details regarding his wife with the public.
Early life and education
Ian grew up in Southern California, where he was raised an only child by his parents – his father is a car enthusiast, and as Ian spent a lot of time with him during his youth, he became interested in cars as well, and started learning their mechanics and the way they work overall.
He enrolled at a high school in Southern California where he began playing several sports, however, he chose not to pursue a college degree, and to rather focus on his passion for cars.
Career as a car manufacturer
Ian launched his career at the age of 22 when he became a car manufacturer, and has his own custom car-building garage which he built in Southern California – he also designs carports based on his customers’ requests and desires.
He is the star of his own “Full Custom Garage” reality TV series, which began airing on MAVTV on 28 March 2014, and follows his work as he creates unique custom vehicles for his clients – it counts six seasons so far, and more than 50 episodes.
Some of Ian’s favorite cars which he has built include Space Junkie 2.0 which was listed for auction at Barrett Jackson in Scottsdale, Arizona, and his most recent T-bird which will be shown at the Starbird event on 14 February 2020.
Love life and marriage
Ian is a married man who often shares pictures with his wife on the internet – the two married in the 2000s and have no kids together. His wife is also a huge fan of cars, and helps her husband with the cars he makes – she can also be seen in most episodes of the “Full Custom Garage” show appearing alongside Ian.
Hobbies and interests
Ian began exercising at a local gym while attending high school, and continued until he opened the doors of his garage in 1992 – he has a muscular body, thanks to his demanding physical job.
He also participated in several sports while attending high school, such as football and baseball. He is a family man who enjoys spending time with his wife and his parents. He isn’t a big fan of travelling – he only travels when he wants to attend a hot rod event or any other car-related happening. He spends most of his free time watching football on TV, plus movies and TV series – Ian’s favorite movies include “Fight Club” and “Donnie Darko”, while his favorite TV series ‘are “Lost” and “Breaking Bad”.
Ian is a big lover of animals, and has two female pet dogs whom he calls Hell Hounds – the dogs can often be seen in Ian’s show. Both he and his wife are keen on tattoos and have a number on their bodies. Ian enjoys listening to music, and one of his favorite performers is Elvis Presley. He also likes to play games on his computer in his spare time, while his favorite is pinball. He occasionally goes driving one of his buggies in the Great Basin dessert.
Appearance and net worth
Ian is 49 years old. He is bald, has hazel eyes, is 6ft 2ins (1.88m) tall, and weighs around 176lbs (80kgs) – his net worth is over $2 million. Another of Ian’s sources of income is his website, on which he sells t-shirts, polo shirts, and sportswear for men, women, kids and babies.
The “Full Custom Garage” reality TV series
The “Full Custom Garage” reality TV series differs from other shows such as “Overhaulin” and “Kinding It Design”, which have huge garages and shops, expensive tools, and an entire team of people – Ian’s show is focused only on him (and a little on his wife), his small garage, and classic but great techniques which he uses to create his cars.
The show turned out to be a bigger success than Ian hoped for, and the IMDb rating website has gave it 8.7/10 score – its first season began airing on 28 March 2014 and concluded on 23 May 2014 after 10 episodes. The second season was aired in 2015, 12 episodes, while the third season ended on 7 August 2017 after eight episodes – the shows fourth season counts 15 episodes while the fifth counts only nine.
The “Full Custom Garage” season six began airing on 1 November 2019, and its most recent episode (four) aired on 22 November 2019.
People like Ian because he takes whatever car parts he can find from whoever can provide them–family, friends or from a scrapyard, and creates an entire custom built car.