There are so many reasons people venture into the antique collection business. People who own antique collectibles also have different views but for Frank Fritz, it’s his hobby and you are free to say it’s his life. Frank Fritz is one of the stars of the popular History Channel series titled American Pickers.
Frank Fritz is a famous American Television personality and veteran antique collector as well as a co-founder of an antique shop called Antique Archeology Shop. He started collecting different objects when he was young and eventually resigned from his twenty-five-year-old firefighting career to focus on his antique collection business.
He started the antique collection shop alongside Mike Wolfe and subsequently, the History Channel series called American Pickers. Asides from the antique collection, Frank has also appeared on American Dad and Late Night Show with David Letterman. Read on to find out more about Frank Fritz below
Frank Fritz Bio and Age
The television star Frank Fritz was born in Davenport, Iowa in the United States on October 11, 1965. He was born into a middle-class family; his father worked at a dispensary while his mother worked as a nanny. While he was growing up, Frank attended a local high school and upon completion, for reasons best known to him refused to further his education. He started picking antiques from a very young age and also worked as a Fire Inspector for more about twenty-five years.
Subsequently, Frank met his high school friend named Mike Wolfe and the duo having a similar interest in antique collection started an antique shop called Antique Archaeology where they refurbish and sell antiques to clients. His passion for antique collection got to a point where Frank has to quit his job as a fire inspector in order to focus on his antique collection career. The Antique Archeology shop is located in Le Claire in Iowa, United States.
American Pickers Appearances
Frank Fritz alongside Mike Wolfe got their breakthrough in 2010 after they started an American reality television series called American Pickers. The show takes Frank Fritz along with Mike Wolfe, Danielle Colby, Lauren Wray and others across the United States in search of rare artifacts and national treasures for clients. They have special interests in items that have to do with the auto industry and classic toys. Similarly, they buy objects from collectors they visit and also search for items as requested by clients. The stars have an antique shop where they display refurbished items as well as personal collections. The popular show American Pickers premiered on January 18, 2010, and it airs on History Channel.
Furthermore, the show has received wide acclaim as one of the highest rated History Channel debuts since 2007. It has garnered much popularity since the show began and has been a huge source of income for Frank and his crew. The show is produced by A&E Television Networks in partnership with Cineflix Media. Frank has also starred in the animated sitcom titled American Dad.
Is He Married, Who Is His Wife?
Frank enjoys keeping a low profile when it comes to his personal life, affairs, and dating history. He enjoys striking a balance between his personal life and professional life. Many of his fans have been wondering if the amazing star is married or not, but there has never been a positive response from Frank himself. Due to Frank’s secretive nature about his personal life, he has been caught up in a celebrity hoax alleging him to be in a gay relationship with his co-star Mike Wolfe. The rumor lacked substantial evidence and was finally put to an end when Mike disclosed that he is married to Jodi Faeth and they have a daughter named Charlie Wolfe.
Apparently, Frank is still single and not married. He is believed to be in a relationship at the moment but he is yet to bring it to the limelight. Fritz has revealed that he is enjoying his life as a bachelor because he can achieve any goal when he doesn’t have responsibilities. We wish him well in his endeavors and hope he settles down soon.
What is Frank Fritz’s Net Worth and Career Earnings
The bearded charmer is so talented when it comes to making money and he makes money from basically anything. He doesn’t find it difficult to convince his clients to buy pieces of stuff, thanks to his charming personality. He has amassed a lot of wealth from his antique business and his salary from his television series. Frank Fritz’s net worth is around $4 million. He also earns a substantial salary of $300,000 for each season of American Pickers.
How Tall Is He?
Frank is of average height, though not as tall as his partner Mike Wolfe who is 1.85 m tall. The bearded charmer stands at a height of 1.65 m (5 feet 4 inches) and when combined with his wonderful personality, ladies would always flood around him. He is chubby, thanks to his endearing interest in eating good food. He has dark-brown eyes and a black hair, his weight is unknown.