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Mike Zarnock is an American author and columnist, who writes collector guides and articles about Hot Wheels Toy Cars and Accessories and currently producer/editor and host of "Hot Wheels TV" on YouTube.
Mike's knowledge and his massive Hot Wheels collection (approximately 30K vehicles) has earned him notoriety around the world. Whether it's because of the 14 books, numerous chapters in other books and hundreds of magazine articles that he's written about Hot Wheels Toy Cars and Accessories or just the sheer magnitude and diversity of his twice held Guinness World Record Hot Wheels Collection, he has earned the most distinguished label: "One of the world's leading Hot Wheels authorities."
Mike's massive collection, world notoriety and World Records have also raised him to an elite new level of collecting as only a handful of collectors around the world have been classified as a "Super Collector!"
Did you know?Mike has his own Hot Wheels Coloring Book!
The Hot Wheels track measured 34 ft in length and was built as part of the Jaguar Land Rover display at the Chicago Auto Show 2020.
Mike is producer/editor and host of
He is Senior Contributing Editor at Die Cast X Magazine where he has written two Hot Wheels feature columns since 2011
For full biography go to Mike Zarnock Biography
Filmography:Self (5 Credits)
2021 - Host on the History Channel's TV Series "The Toys That Built America"
2020 - Self on NBC's Little Big Shots TV Series Episode 1 - Icing on the Cake
2018 featured in the History Channel's TV Documentary - "Hot Wheels: 50th Anniversary Special"
2017 featured in the film- Redlines to Treasure Hunts: The Cars, The Collectors, The Community.
2015 featured in - Passion or Obsession: Inside the World of Extreme Collecting.
Actor (3 Credits)
2006 "Anchor Eddy's"
"Chester Greenfield II," the wealthy father of the main character in the film "Anchor Eddy's"
2004 "The Death of Daniel Whately"
"Freddy Grecko, talk show host extraordinaire", In "The Death of Daniel Whately".
"Artie, the sleazy comic book publisher", In "DETOUR".
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Magazine Publications:2011-Present - Senior Contributing Editor - "Die Cast X Magazine" (Hot Wheels Highway & Flashback)
2009-2010 - Associate Editor - "The Car Room Magazine" (Monthly Hot Wheels Column)
2008-2009 - Contributing Editor - "Die Cast X Magazine" (Monthly Hot Wheels Column)
2002 to 2008 - Contributing Editor - "Toy Cars & Models Magazine" (Hot Wheels Column and Price Guide)
Book Publications - Author:2002 - "The Ultimate Guide to Hot Wheels Variations"
2002 - "The Standard Catalog of Die-Cast Vehicles II" (Hot Wheels Collector Number chapters)
2003 - "Warman's Hot Wheels . Field Guide"
2004 - "Hot Wheels Variations, The Ultimate Guide, 2nd Edition"
2004 - "Toys & Prices - 11th Edition". (Hot Wheels Collector Number chapters)
2005 - "Hot Wheels Accessories, The Ultimate Guide"
2005 - "Toys & Prices - 12th Edition". (Hot Wheels Collector Number chapters)
2005 - "The Standard Catalog of Die-Cast Vehicles III", (Hot Wheels Collector Number chapters)
2006 - "Hot Wheels: A Warman's Companion Guide"
2006 - "Toys & Prices - 13th Edition". (Hot Wheels Collector Number Chapters)
2007 - "Hot Wheels Variations, The Ultimate Guide 3rd Edition"
2007 - "Toys & Prices - 14th Edition". (Hot Wheels Collector Number chapters)
2007 - "Warman's Hot Wheels Field Guide 2nd Edition"
2008 - "Toys & Prices - 15th Edition". (Hot Wheels Collector Number chapters)
2009 - "Toys & Prices - 16th Edition". (Hot Wheels Collector Number chapters)
2009 - "Hot Wheels: A Warman's Companion Guide 2nd Edition"
2009 - "Once Upon A Street Race" (Based on the time Mike got kidnapped at a street race!)
2010 - "Hot Wheels Variations, The Ultimate Guide 4th. Edition"
2010 - "Warman's Hot Wheels Field Guide 3rd Edition"
2011 - "Hot Wheels Prototypes" (Bruce Pascal & Michael Zarnock)
2012 - "Warman's Hot Wheels Field Guide 4th Edition"
2014 - "Hot Wheels Variations 2000-2013 Identification & Price Guide"
2015 - "Picker's Pocket Guide - Hot Wheels"
2021 - "The Official Mike Zarnock Hot Wheels Coloring Book"