Frank Fritz is an American actor best known for his role on reality TV show American Pickers and American Dad, today we look at his net worth and lifestyle.
FRANK FRITZ NET WORTH – $4,000,000
|NAME: Frank Fritz|
|OCCUPATION: Reality TV Star|
|BIRTHDAY: 11th October 1965|
|COUNTRY OF BIRTH: United States|
|SOURCE OF WEALTH: Television Work|
|PLACE OF RESIDENCE: Davenport, Iowa, United States|
Born in Davenport, Iowa, on October 11, 1963, Frank Fritz holds American citizenship and has described himself as a Midwestern American.
He started out his early years collecting postal stamps, beer cans and rocks, a hobby which would lead him in later life to his starring role on American Pickers.
He loved motorcycles while growing up and owned both a dirt bike and many various street bikes before hitting his teens.
He had jobs at several busineses including Quad-City Automatic Sprinkler and Coast to Coast Hardware.
Frank also attended Bettendorf High School and graduated in 1982 before moving onto his career in the fire service.
Frank Fritz first worked as a fire inspector for over 25 years before looking towards the collection industry and covered many ares in this job from Des Moines to Cedar Falls, Iowa.
He was never far away from collecting and often picked up firefighter and firehouse-related trinkets.
After investing just $15 in an item and turning a profit of $460 dollars he realised the business oppertunity and went professional in 2002.
He quit his fire inspector job and set-up Frank’s Finds, his new antique collection shop in Savanna, Illinois.
These days he travells the USA for his favorite items to feature on the TV show American Pickers that include shop signs and vintage toys.
CARS & BIKES
Frank Fritz owns several vehicles and one of his first purchases was a $4,100 a brand-new Harley-Davidson motorcycle.
He has also ownd a number of cars from the show including a 1956 Chevrolet Bel-Air, 1947 Cisitalia Nuvolari Spyder, 937 Cord 812 Convertible and a 1960 Cadillac Fleetwood 60 Special.
He helped purchase the 1914 Merz Cycle Car for $35,000 dollars and the Aerosmith Van found in a ditch cost him and his crew $25,000 dollars.
Frank Fritz married his wife Jodi Faeth and the couple have a daughter together and the family often help out in his shop.
His parents are father Bill Fritz and mother Susan Zirbes, with his father leaving the family for another woman and his mother marrying Richard Zirbe in 1974.
His mother worked afor a construction company and Zirbe, his step-father was a tire salesman before his death in 2013.
Frank Fritz has a number of television star friends including Danielle Colby and partner in American Pickers, Mike Wolfe.
Several rumors have suggested that he was having a romantic affair with Mike, however this was shot down by several friends and the show producers.
Frank Fritz is a big fan of excersise and often works out with running, dieting and jogging on his list of daily activities.
Frank is a long term sufferer of Crohn’s disease and described the disease as difficult to deal with and has attempted to loose weight to deal with it.
While not appearing in any new series of American Pickers, Frank has been undergoing surgery for some back issues, although its not been revealed what these are.
In 2017, Frank was arrested for OWI while driving under the influence and pled guilty to the charge.
He has published a book on How to Pick Vintage Motorcycles and earns $500,000 a year from the American Pickers series.