Danny Koker was born in Akron, Ohio. Koker is a self taught mechanic, he is also the owner of a full-service licensed hot rod & chopper dealer called Count’s Kustoms, owner of Count’s Vamp’d Rock Bar & Grill, owner of Count’s Tattoo Company at the Rio, Television Producer, and Musician for the band Zito77. Danny grew up in Detroit, Michigan were his family worked for Ford Motor Company. That’s when his fascination with cars began. Soon after, he taught himself to become a mechanic, and began restoring cars and motorcycles. He relocated to Las Vegas, Nevada in the early 90’s, and opened a vehicle restoration and repair shop called “Count's Kustoms.” His business has grown into a huge success; he has about 58 cars and counting! Because of his success in the past 5 years, “Count’s Kustoms” has gained media attention appearing on MTV, VH-1, and the Discovery Channel. He has appeared on shows such as “Pawn Stars,” and “American Restoration.” His popularity on both shows led to The History Channel, which gave him his own show called “Counting Cars,” which airs on Tuesday nights @10 PM. The series follows Danny and his staff around as they repair and restore various cars.