Numerous car TV shows have emerged since Xzibit took jalopies from ordinary citizens and handed it over to custom chop-shop West Coast Customs to modify the vehicle. With numerous car programs to choose from, what makes one show stand out from the rest? There's a show on Netflix called Car Masters: Rust to Riches that may have the answer. Mark Towle, the owner of Gotham Garage, assembled a team to overhaul an eclectic collection of cars with the goal of trading their way up until they have a vehicle that will yield massive profits.
We've delved into Constance Nunes's past to find out as much as we could about her, and here are some facts that most fans never knew about Gotham Garage's Constance Nunes.
UPDATED January 2023: If you're a fan of Car Masters: Rust To Riches, or just want to know more about the show's only female, Constance Nunes, you'll be happy to learn that we've dug through the history and latest information in order to update this article with the latest facts and interesting happenings about the famous gear head.
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15 Constance Nunes Is Of Portuguese Descent
If you want to make it in Hollywood, then you need to get surrounded by stars who will propel you to stardom. One of the factors that have helped Nunes into the spotlight is that she resides in California. Although Nunes was born in Portugal, she got raised in Los Angeles, California. Being multi-cultured may have helped her to be open-minded and explore spheres like car restoration and modification.
14 Constance Nune's Other Profession: A Part-Time Model
While Nunes was building her resume in the automobile industry, she ventured into fashion modeling and also worked as a model at car shows. Nunes has an impressive modeling portfolio, as she has done photo shoots for companies such as Wrangler, Jockey, Jlux Label, Javanan Magazine, and Feral Cosmetics. Nunes is not shy to reveal her body to her followers, as she often posts pictures of her photo shoots on her Instagram page.
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13 Constance Nunes Spends Her Day Building Cars
Although Nunes got involved in several projects in the entertainment industry, her first passion is working on cars. Considering that restoring cars is her passion, it makes sense that she would spend most of her time under a car. The limited time that she has to do other projects, Nunes dedicates it to her modeling career and television projects.
12 Nunes Experience With Cars And Modification
Many people are under the impression that Nunes is new to the automobile industry. On the contrary, Nunes has years of experience in the industry. She got her start in the trade by helping out her mechanic and race car-driving dad when she was young and expanded her knowledge by doing personal projects and working on a vast array of vehicles. Her constant stride to expand her car knowledge is one of the reasons she secured her spot on the show.
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11 Nunes Builds Cars For Specialty Shops
Apart from having worked at the service department of top car manufacturers, Nunes also builds cars for specialty shops. Viewers of the show know that Nunes builds for Gotham Garage, but most are unaware that she works with southern California brands such as CARS Etc, Classics and Charlie's Corvettes. Other special jobs and clients that Nunes got involved with include VP Racing Fuels, 4 Wheel Parts, and Nitto Tires, as well as working with Audi as a specialist.
10 Constance Nunes Owns A 1964.5 Ford Mustang
Teenagers can do crazy things to rebel, but Nunes' rebellion act resulted in her ownership of a 1964.5 Mustang. She bought the car at age 16 and insists that everybody should refer to the vehicle as a 1964.5 Ford Mustang. Nunes calls it "Babystang" and has poured countless hours into the car.
The car was originally Wimbledon White, but Nunes wanted to ensure that the modification consisted of 1964 parts. She has said that the straight-six engine, which runs flawlessly, is her favorite part of the car, although it has been rumored that she wants to upgrade it to a 302 V8.
9 She's Done Stunt Work For Hollywood Movies
Glean into Nunes' portfolio, and you will discover that most of the resume consists of modeling, not just classic cars. A minor section on the resume consists of her roles in movies. One fact that Nunes' fans probably won't know is that she has done stunt work in the movies Bring it On and Dodgeball. She also mentions on the resume that she was in the background in Dodgeball.
When Nunes opened a social media account, she garnered a few hundred followers in a short period. Those followers turned into several thousand fans who wanted to get a glimpse of Nunes' daily life. While working as a model at car shows, Nunes accumulated around 10000 followers on her social media page.
Although that is an impressive number of followers, many fans wondered why she did not have more considering her beauty. Her debut on Car Masters helped to catapult her social media pages to several hundred thousand followers.
7 Constance Nunes Has A Specific Taste In Men
Nunes appeared in Maxim magazine after doing a photo shoot in her bikini. The people at Maxim magazine took the opportunity to interview Nunes. One of the questions posed to Nunes was how a man could catch her attention. "Pull up in a muscle car or on a dirt bike with questionable tattoos and a Metallica T-shirt on," Nunes answered.
6 Constance Nunes' Ideal Date Is At The Drag Race
Now that we know how to get Nunes' attention, the next obvious question is where to take her on a date. When Maxim magazine asked her for her ideal date, Nunes responded, "My perfect date would be going to see a drag race or [a] monster truck rally."
"I like that kind of stuff. Something loud and fun, and then follow it up with In-N-Out and beer in the bed of a truck just hanging out".
5 Many People Want To Talk To Nunes
When you are a model and automotive social media star with hundreds of thousands of followers, people stalking your page and vying for your attention is inevitable. Not all of her followers have the resources to communicate with her in person, so they choose a more convenient platform — social media.
Nunes' fans have clogged up her inbox with numerous messages. While some ask her for her favorite color, others are more audacious to try their luck with her.
Maxim asked Nunes what's the worst pickup line that she's heard. "People throw out some really crazy lines on my account. I think the best one I heard was 'You don't need keys to drive me crazy."'
4 Constance Nunes Got Married To Jared Toller
We have shared the type of men that Nunes prefers, her ideal date location, as well as a strategy to get her attention. It is irrelevant, however, considering that she got married to her long-time boyfriend, Jared Toller. They had an intimate ceremony with family and friends in Peru, California at the New Hall Mansion on February 9th, 2019. She wore a black-sequined semi-sheer wedding gown.
She believes love is about making sacrifices for your partner, to help make them better themselves, and to be happy.
3 Constance Nunes Doesn't Do Selfies
Part-time modelling exposed Nunes to a lot of photo shoots. Also, considering that Nunes posts a lot of pictures of herself online, one would think that she is good at taking selfies. When Maxim asked her the secret to taking a selfie, Nunes said, "I'm actually really terrible at selfies. It's a model trait I didn't inherit, apparently. Can't win them all..." Although Nunes feels that her camera work does not yield good photos, most people get thrilled with seeing photos of her and the muscle cars which inevitably pop up.
2 One Of Her Gigs Was For A Superbowl Commercial
Just when we thought things couldn't get better, she showed us how wrong we were. Not only does Nunes love to fix cars and drink beer, she also loves sports. Nunes has done several television commercials for Reebok, Motorola and Kim Kardashian Hollywood Game, as well as for Kia's Superbowl Commercial in 2016 alongside Christopher Walken. Although Nunes was in the background in the commercial, she has bragging rights about affiliation to one of the biggest sporting events in the world.
1 Her Dad Was The Inspiration For The Car Career
Nunes has a great car collection and most of her passion for cars stemmed while growing up and watching her dad drag race and build muscle cars. "I can't really put an age on it," she said. "Ever since I can remember, I've always gotten involved [with cars]," Nunes said.
She started working in her dad's garage at a young age, which helped to intensify her passion for cars.
What fuelled the passion more was the "Babystang", which Nunes' dad shipped from out-of-state to his shop in Thousand Oaks, California. Nunes fell in love with the car and worked on it since she was sixteen years old.