Larry Fitzgerald Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 28 Sep, 2020
Facts of Larry Fitzgerald
Date of Birth: 1983 , August-31
Age: 38 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 6 Feet 3 Inch
Name Larry Fitzgerald
Birth Name Larry Darnell Fitzgerald, Jr.
Father Larry Fitzgerald, Sr.
Mother Carol Fitzgerald
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Profession Football Wide Receiver
Net Worth $50 Million
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Black
Weight in KG 99 kg
Married No
Children 2
Education Academy of Holy Angels, University of Phoenix
Online Presence Twitter, Instagram, Official Site
Siblings 1
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Larry Fitzgerald is an American football player currently signed with the NFL team, the Arizona Cardinals, as a wide receiver. Considered one of the greatest football receivers of all time, he holds the record for the second-highest in receiving yards and career receptions, and sixth-highest in receiving touchdowns.      

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Larry Fitzgerald was born Larry Darnell Fitzgerald, Jr., the son of Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder sportswriter Larry Fitzgerald, Sr. and his wife, Carol Fitzgerald. His younger brother, Marcus Fitzgerald, is an NFL footballer in his own right and played for the UFL (United Football League) team, the Sacramento Mountain Lions.   

Born in Minneapolis and raised in Springfield, Minnesota, Larry Jr. received his high school education from the Academy of Holy Angels. It was at Holy Angels where Fitzgerald started playing football and was named to the First-Team All-State wide receiver.

Before attending the University of Pittsburgh, he spent a year at Valley Forge Military Academy in Wayne, Pennsylvania during his senior year to make up for not meeting the NCAA requirements for a freshman football player.


College Career

Larry Fitzgerald played for the Pittsburgh Panthers during his time at the University of Pittsburgh, finishing his freshman career with 69 receptions for 1,005 yards with 12 touchdowns and his sophomore career with 92 receptions for 1,672 yards with 22 touchdowns. 

Professional Career

Fitzgerald was drafted in the first round and the third pick overall by the Arizona Cardinals at the 2004 NFL Draft. He has since played every NFL season with the Cardinals to this day.  

Larry Fitzgerald playing for the Arizona Cardinals SOURCE: The Arizona Republic

As of 2020, he has made 1,382 receptions for 17,117 yards and 120 touchdowns. He holds the record for the second-highest in receiving yards as well as career receptions and sixth-highest in receiving touchdowns.

He has been named to the Pro Bowl eleven times. Additionally, he was also named to the First-team All-Pro in 2008 and Second-team All-Pro in 2009 and 2011.

What is Larry Fitzgerald's Net Worth in 2020?

As of September 2020, Larry Fitzgerald is believed to have a net worth of $50 million. His wealth comes from his career as an NFL wide receiver for the Arizona Cardinals. He has played for the Cardinals since 2004 and ranks among the best receivers in NFL history. His wealth comes from contracts, brand endorsements, public appearances, merchandising, and prize money.       

Father to Two Sons

While Larry Fitzgerald may otherwise be single nowadays, he is, nonetheless, the father of two sons: Devin Fitzgerald, born of his relationship with former partner Angela Nazario, and Apollo Fitzgerald, born of his relationship with Melissa Blakesley.