Is Frank Fritz married? Possibly, he isn’t. However, he has managed to keep his private life secret and out of the media and public attention. The silence regarding his relationship and marital status has made him surround with various rumors. He was rumored to be a gay and was dating Mike Wolfe. Many supposed that the duo was a couple as both of them were very close and their friendship was too deep.
Despite the rumors, Fritz never confirmed or denied and always made a tight-lip about his sexual orientation. Later, the rumor was proven wrong as Mike was known to be happily living with his wife named Jodi Forth with a kid. Further, he was supposed to be dead by many of the viewers because of his weight loss. In 2013, Frank revealed that he suffered from Crohn’s disease. Let’s explore in detail about Fritz’s biography below:
Who is Frank Fritz?
Frank Fritz is an American television star who is widely known for contributing as the co-host for the show, American Pickers alongside with his partner Mike Wolfe. Further, he has appeared in various shows like Rachael Ray, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, Late Show with David Letterman and much more. In his words, he is a modern recycler who has a great knowledge of vintage and antique collection.
Early Life and Education
Fritz was born on 11 October 1965 in Davenport, Iowa, the United States of America. Regarding his religion and ethnicity, Frank is Christian and comes from a white ethnic background holding an American nationality. He was born into a middle-class family where his father used to work in a dispensary. Likewise, his mother used to work nanny and take care of the children. Frank was the second child of his parents as he has an elder sister. His parents were named Bill Fritz I father) and Susan Zirbes (mother).
Fritz was different from other children and used to keep special interest in collecting rocks and old beer cans. People used to get surprised by seeing his extraordinary interest. Later, he shifted his interest towards vintage cars and toys. His childhood interest turned into a passion for which he started traveling to several corners of the world.
Career and Professional Life
The amazing passion for collecting vintage and antique items made Frank pursue his career in this field. For a long period of time, he served as a fire and safety inspector for about 25 years.
Frank met Mike and slowly the duo became a good friend as both of them loves the old and antique items. Later, the duo became an entrepreneur by co-founding Antique Archaeology. The friends presented a reality-based television series entitled American Pickers aired in History Channel. The show became successful since its premiere on 18 January 2010. The show is quite interesting which realizes us the value of every item and vintage.
Frank is mostly interested in collecting old bikes, cars and toys and keeps a special eye on those items which are unusual and old. Frank explains himself as a modern-day recycler as he is an expert in making the unseal items used in an interesting manner. Frank Fritz and Mike dedicated a segment of their show Hillary Manser who was feeling the pain of the death of his uncle named Richard Roy. In January 2016, the show presented an incredible breath-taking collectible of ice skates, cars and bicycles of Richard Roy.
In January 2016, the show presented outstanding collectibles of cars, ice skates, and bicycles of Roy. The show produced by A&E Television Network is the main reason behind the popularity of vintage and antique expert Frank. It starred mainly Frank, Mike, Danielle Colby, Robbie Wolfe, Dave Ohrt and Lauren Wray. The show is said to be widely popular amassing over 5 million per episodes. The star of the show travels across the United States and pick up various unique and old items including cars, old bikes and antique toys.
Frank is supposed to be dating his girlfriend whose name hasn’t been revealed yet. He was supposed to be gay which proved to be wrong and still the question regarding his married life is a big matter for curiosity to the public. The American antique expert reveals nothing about his personal life details which gives rise to various curiosities.
Moving to his personal life, Frank has an average height of 5 feet and 5 inches as per some wiki sites. However, he looks taller in height as stated by those sites. He is the patient of Crohn’s disease for which Frank has been exercising on a regular basis and is giving special attention to his diet plan. Because of this, the recycler has gone through a noticeable weight loss.
Salary and Net worth
American vintage and antique recycler Frank has a net worth of 4 million USD which he has rapidly amassed from the success of the show American Pickers. The millionaire is supposed to be receiving 300,000 USD per season for his contribution. He has spent 25 years working as a fire inspector.
Wiki and Facts
Frank Fritz has no biography prepared at Wikipedia and IMDb. Considering his date of birth, Fritz is at the age of 55 years old as of 2020. His friend Mike calls him as “The Bearded Charmer” Join him on Instagram @frankfritzamericanpicker and on Twitter @fritzpicker where he has garnered more than 52k and 49k followers respectively.