Frank Fritz is an antique collector and reality TV star from the United States. Moreover, Frank Fritz is best known as the co-host of the hit television show “American Pickers.”
Table of Biography
Frank Fritz was born on 11th October 1965, in Davenport, Iowa, the United States of America. As of now, Frank is 56 years old and holds an American nationality. Moreover, this man has a zodiac sign of libra and his ethnicity is unknown. He is the son of Bill Fritz (father) and Susan Fritz (mother). His father works in a medicine sales store and his mother was a nanny.
Talking about his sibling, he has a sister whose name is unknown. Frank with his sister was raised in Ohio. His parents separated soon after, and his mother married a tire salesman named Dick Zirbes.
Talking about his academic career, he studied at Ѕudlоw Іntеrmеdіаtе Ѕсhооl. There, he met and became friends with his future partner, Mike Wolfe. Mike also had an interest in collecting antique items. After completing his intermediate school, Frank and Mike went on to study at the Bettendorf High School.
Frank Fritz began his career as a local fire inspector in the Des Moines to Cedar Falls, the Iowa area. He worked for 25 years before quitting to pursue his passion for antique collecting. He became interested in business after making a profit of $460 on a $15 investment in an item. Following this event, he changed his perspective and began to focus on the antique business. In 2002, he and Mike opened “Antique Archeology,” an antique collection shop in Savanna, Illinois.
In 2010, he got his big break when he was cast on the reality show “American Pickers Show” with his companion, Mike. His first episode of American Pickers had so many views that it became the highest-rated non-fiction show on television in 2010. Frank and Mike have co-founded a restoration company and a website called “Kid Pickers,” where youngsters could discuss the items they uncover.
He also appeared on ‘Rachael Ray,’ ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire,’ ‘American Restoration,’ and ‘Pawn Stars,’ among other shows. Frank withdrew from the show after nearly a decade of appearances. He has also been on the series “American Pickers: Best Of” and “American Dad!”
Awards and Net Worth
As of now, Frank Fritz has not received any awards or recognitions. Looking at his successful career, he might earn some of them in the following years.
As an antique collector and television personality, he earns a decent amount of money. Moreover, his net worth estimates at around $4 million and he earns a $500,000 salary annually.
This television personality is currently single. But in past, he was rumored to be married to his long-term girlfriend Jodi Fateh back in 2012, it was never confirmed though. In 2016, he began dating Diane Bankson. In 2017, they got engaged and moved in together in his farmhouse. Frank didn’t hide his thoughts from the world when he published a photo of Diane, her daughter Paige, and Paige’s baby Eulalia in December 2016.
Body measurements and Social media
This television personality is 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs around 95 kg. Moreover, Frank has bald hair and brown eyes color.
On his Twitter account, there are more than 51.8k followers. Likewise, there are more than 3.9k followers on Instagram and he is not active on Facebook.