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Larry Darnell Fitzgerald Jr. is a Minneapolis, Minnesota-born professional American Football player who is best known for playing for the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League(NFL) as a wide receiver. Born on 31 August 1983, Larry is noted for being selected for the Pro-Bowl nine times until today. One of the most successful footballers of this time, Larry has been active in his profession since 2004.
A well-known personality when it comes to NFL, one may wonder how rich is Larry Fitzgerald at the present? As of early 2016, Larry counts his net worth at the amount of $50 million. Needless to say, the major source of his income is his involvement in the sport of football as a wide receiver for the last 12 years, which has added significantly to his riches over the years.
Larry Fitzgerald Net Worth $50 Million
Raised in Minneapolis, Larry was educated at the Academy of Holy Angels and later attended the University of Pittsburgh where he played college football, and during his career in college, he was recognized as the best player in the NCAA. During this time, he was rewarded with the 2003 Walter Camp Award, Chic Harley Award as well as Biletnikoff Award. He was considered as one of the best wide receivers when in college football, and was subsequently selected by the Arizona Cardinals in the NFL Draft of 2004. This was the beginning of a very successful career for Larry which still continues until today.
During his twelve years long career in the NFL, Larry has managed to set several records. In 2008, he made the record of most touchdown receptions and most receptions in a post-season. Interestingly, he also made a record of most receiving yards in a post-season which counted up to 546. Larry, when he was 26 years set the record being the youngest player to reach 7,000 career receiving yards and is still the youngest player to record 1000 catches in NFL. Of course, being a record-holding successful professional footballer has been playing quite a significant role in Larry’s career as well as his growing net worth.
The Dapper Dan Sportsman of the Year in 2003, Larry Fitzgerald is also very prominent as a philanthropist, and founded the “Larry Fitzgerald First Down Fund” which helps children and students in crisis financially. Along with this, he has also established the “Carol Fitzgerald Memorial Fund” in honor of his late mother and the fund works to raise awareness of and assist urban youth regarding breast cancer and HIV/AIDS. In addition to this, he has travelled countries like India, in Africa, Thailand and more to support economic development projects in these countries.
As for his personal life, 32 years-old Larry is a bachelor until date, although he has a son. Presently, he enjoys his career as one of the best players in NFL and a noted philanthropist. On top of that, his present net worth of $50 million caters to his daily life in every possible way.