Frank Fritz is an American reality star best known as the co-host of the hit reality show American Pickers on the History Channel. Frank has hosted a reality show with his old friend Mike Wolfe since its first season in 2010. He last appeared in March 2020 on Antiques Roadshow. As of 2021, Frank Fritz's net worth is estimated to be around $6 million.
|Full Name||Frank Fritz|
|Birth Date||October 11, 1965|
|Birth Place||Davenport, Iowa, U. S.|
|Profession||Reality star, Antique collector|
|Net Worth||$6 million|
Frank Fritz was born on October 11, 1965 in Davenport, Iowa, United States. He was born to parents Bill and Susan Fritz. His father, Bill, worked in a pharmacy and his mother, Susan, worked as a nanny, babysitting other people’s children for a living. He has a sister named Ohio.
Frank attended high school but refused to continue his university studies. He attended Bettendorf High School and graduated in 1982. Frank met his best friend Mike Wolfe while attending Sudlow High School. As a child he loved to collect rocks, stamps and beer cans. He also enjoyed riding off-road motorcycles.
Frank Fritz Net Worth and Career
Frank spent his teenage years with QuadCity automatic sprinklers and Coast to Coast hardware. In fact, he saved money by working two jobs to buy a $4,100 Harley-Davidson motorcycle. After graduating from high school, he began working as a fire inspector. He served as a fire inspector for 25 years of his life.
In 2002, Frank retired as a fire inspector for good and concentrated on collecting antiques and antiques. Shortly thereafter, he opened the Frank Fritz Finds antique store in Savannah, Illinois. Frank became famous for his exceptional talent for finding vintage cars and toys. In 2010, he appeared on the reality show American Pickers on the History Channel. Fritz hosted the series with his old friend Mike Wolfe.
The reality series garnered over 3 million viewers when the first episode premiered on January 18, 2010. It was the network’s highest-rated debut since 2007, with the previous highest-rated debut on Ice Road Truckers. Frank was last seen co-hosting the popular antique road show in 2020. At the time, he had undergone back surgery and suffered from Crohn’s disease.
Frank will not be returning for the new season of American Pickers. The History Channel confirmed the news that Frank will not be returning as co-host of American Pickers. In a recent interview with The Sun, he said about his last appearance on the show, “I didn’t leave the show. I finished filming, then I had a little back surgery and the pandemic started.
Personal life of Frank Fritz
It is rumored that Frank Fritz will not be getting married from now on. In 2012 it was rumored that he had married his longtime girlfriend, Jodi Faet. However, he never confirmed the news. There are also rumors that Frank is gay, as it is rumored that he was having a homosexual relationship with Mike Wolfe.
In 2017, Frank was charged with exploitation under the influence of alcohol (OWI). He was arrested for driving the wrong way along the highway. After he was found guilty, he paid a $625 fine and received one year of unsupervised probation. He was also asked to participate in the substance evaluation program.
Frank Fritz net worth
As of 2021, Frank Fritz has amassed a cumulative net worth of $6 million. He has earned a substantial amount of money as a co-host of American Pickers for ten years. He has also appeared on other television series such as Cincy Entertainment, Late Show with David Letterman, Rachael Ray, American Restoration, and Who Wants to Be a Millionaire.