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Frank Fritz was born on 11th October 1965, in Davenport, Iowa USA. He is the owner of the antique shop as well as a television personality, which are the main sources of Frank Fritz net worth. He rose to prominence as the co-star of the television show “American Pickers” (2010 – present) broadcast on the History channel.
How rich is this television personality and antique shop owner of? Under the latest estimations it has been announced that the overall amount of Frank Fritz’s net worth is $4 million. He earns $300,000 per season of the reality television show “American Pickers” (2010 – present), and in addition he receives bonuses according to the show ratings.
Frank Fritz Net Worth $4 Million
Frank Fritz was raised in Davenport, Iowa. He studied at Sudlow Intermediate School where he met his friend Mike Wolfe. As a child he loved picking up various interesting rocks, as well as colourful cans which later evolved into huge collections. His friend Mike was interested in collecting old jack-o-lanterns and bicycles. Both boys felt a huge passion for ‘picking’ and collecting, and Fritz began helping Wolfe to restore old bicycles. As an adult he began working as a fire and safety inspector. Unfortunately, Fritz felt he would like to do a job somehow related to antiques, but has still been working as an inspector for 25 years. However, while still being an inspector, he decided to start the collection of trinkets. One day, he sold a trinket which was worth $15 for a fantastic sum – $475. Then, Frank Fritz realised that it could be a very good source of his net worth, which would allow him to do the job of his dreams.
In 2002, Fritz resigned from the position of fire and safety inspector. He opened the “Frank’s Finds” antique shop which was the main source of Frank Fritz’ net worth for a while. His job included not only running an antique shop but also travelling from state to state looking for valuable antique stuff that might be sold in his shop. In 2010, he was invited to co-host the television series “American Pickers” (2010 – present) alongside his childhood friend Mike Wolfe. The series are directed by Anthony Mastanduno, and was created by Mike Wolfe himself. In the series, Mike and Frank are seen travelling around the USA, exploring outbuildings, sheds, barns and homes. Later, their findings are sold or added to their own collections. Fritz has a long list of clients among whom are famous athletes, businessmen, musicians, interior designers and collectors who are ready to pay large sums for a wanted item. “American Pickers” (2010 – present) is very popular show and has an audience encompassing all age groups. Currently, it has very high ratings which continues to rival such shows as “American Idol”.
Frank Fritz is not married but he is in a relationship. He keeps his private life to himself, and very little information about it is revealed. As a result, lots of rumours are spread about his personal life – one of them is an unsubstantiated suggestion that Frank Fritz is gay.