Frank Fritz is an American host and actor who is best known for hosting the show, ‘American Pickers,’ along with MikeWolfe. The show follows both of them traveling around the world, collecting antiques.
From an early age, Frank had keen eyes for detecting valuable items, even amidst the garbage. This passion of his led him to be one of the best collectors in the series. Besides collecting, what are his other forte? Let’s find out, shall we?
But first some facts for you guys.
Frank Fritz: Quick Facts
October 11, 1965
Davenport, Iowa, USA
Local High School
5 feet 4 inches(163 cm)
Early Life and Education
The famous American host was born on October 11, 1965, in Davenport, Iowa, the United States of America. He is American by nationality, while his ethnicity is unknown. Fritz is the son of a father, Bill Fritz, and mother, Susan Fritz.
Moreover, his father worked in a pharmacy while his mother worked as a nanny. Also, he grew up with his sister in Ohio. As for his education, the host is a high school graduate but discarded the idea of joining college.
Age and Height
Talking about his age, the host is currently in her mid-50s. She was born in the year 1965, which means she is 54 years old. Also, she celebrates her birthday every year on the 11th of October. Her zodiac sign is Libra.
Moreover, Frank stands at the height of 5 feet 4 inches(163 cm). But his weight, along with his other physical measurements are unknown as of now. Also, he has blue eyes and black hair.
Frank Fritz: Professional Career
Before he was on the show as an antique collector, Fritz used to work as a fire inspector. Fritz ended his 25 years long career as a fire inspector and ventured into the world of the antique business.
Together with his childhood friend and partner, Mike, the duo founded the Antique Archeology Shop in Le Claire, Iowa. Likewise, to collect old stuff and junk, the pair traveled around the country. If something were worthy, the couple would sell it in their store.
Similarly, the duo was offered to be the host of the American Pickers Show by the history channel in 2010. The show, which documented their travel and purchase, turned out to a massive hit among the audience.
Moreover, with each passing day, the show was becoming huge, and so were their clients. Fame led them to establish a website for kids to discuss the items they found. Also, they found a restoration company where they refurbish antique items. Aside from these, the duo has also appeared in other shows like Rachael Ray, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, and Pawn Stars.
Frank Fritz: Married, Wife, and Rumors
Along with the popularity of the show ‘American Pickers,’ the host also became the talk of the town. Both their personal and professional life became a topic of interest among the fans and viewers.
So, it was likely that people would be interested in Frank’s love life. To those who want to know, Frank is not married and has no children. He is still single as of now. Furthermore, unlike his professional life, Frank is very secretive when it comes to his personal life.
In 2012, there were some speculations that he married his then-girlfriend, Jodi Faeth. But the rumor was neither denied nor claimed. Not to mention, many fans assumed Frank to be gay due to his closeness with business partner and friend, Mike.
Since Frank himself has not confirmed anything, we can not say for sure about his sexuality. We will make sure to update on this matter once we find see some progress.
Net Worth and Income
As of 2019, the host of the famous American show has an estimated net worth of $4 million. On top of that, Fritz makes around $300k per season from the show ‘American Pickers.’