Frank Fritz is an American reality star, antique collector, and antique shop owner. He became famous after co-hosting the American documentary series American Pickers in 2010.
Besides that, he has also appeared in episodes of several other TV series like Rachael Ray, Cincy Entertainment, Pawn Stars, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, American Restoration, Late Show with David Letterman, Sidewalks Entertainment, and Today.
Frank Fritz's Net Worth
Antique collector and reality TV star, Frank Fritz owns a net worth of $4 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
Dating / Married Status
Around 2016, Frank Fritz was dating his partner named Diann. He even used to post pictures with his partner and her daughter, Paige, on his social media.
Frank Fritz with Diann and her daughter Paige on September 2017 (Photo: Frank Fritz's Facebook)
However, lately, no details regarding them have been disclosed by Frank.
Bio: Age, Early Life
Frank Fritz was born on 11 October 1965 in Davenport, Iowa.
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Since childhood, he had the interest to be a "picker," collecting rocks and beer cans. He was so interested in collecting stuff that he never forgot about this and always wanted to do something related to collecting for the living.
Frank Fritz started his career as a fire inspector, covering an area from Des Moines to Cedar Falls, Iowa, which was contrary to what he actually wanted as his career. Hence, he was not satisfied with his profession. Interestingly, his "collecting stuff" instinct made him collect firefighter and firehouse-related trinkets even when he was working as a fire inspector.
At one moment, he sold one of his collected items for 475 dollars; that is when he realized that his hobby could also earn him money. He, eventually, left his 25-years long job as a fire inspector and established his antique shop in 2002.
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Frank held hands with his childhood friend Mike Wolfe to form the Antique Archeology Shop in Le Claire, Iowa. The two usually traveled all over the country to collect antique stuff. Continuing that, Frank has been collecting antiques and running the business related to that, till the date.
Five Interesting Facts About Frank Fritz
- Frank Fritz is diagnosed with a life long illness of Crohn’s disease, an inflammatory bowel disease. He has been suffering from the disease for over 30 years.
- He gave his voice to an episode of the TV series American Dad in 2017.
- He has a few tattoos in his body. Amongst his many tattoos, one of his tattoos was made by tattoo artist James Hawk, who owns a shop called Hawk’s Tattoos.
- He is an avid motorcycle rider and master bundler.
- He has over 60 thousand followers on Instagram and over 54 thousand followers on Twitter.