Larry Fitzgerald Net Worth, Salary, Wife, Bio, Age, Parents, Career, ESPN

Larry Fitzgerald Biography

Larry Darnell Fitzgerald Jr. is a retired American who played professional football for the Arizona Cardinals for 17 seasons as a wide receiver in the National Football League (NFL). In the 2004 NFL Draft, the Cardinals selected him with the third overall pick after he played college football at Pittsburgh. Many teammates, coaches, and fans agree that he is among the best wide receivers in NFL history.

Larry Fitzgerald Net Worth

Fitzgerald has an estimated net worth of $75 Million  according to Celebrity Net Worth. He has been able to secure a decent fortune for himself form his career as a retired professional football player and journalist.

Larry Fitzgerald Salary

Fitzgerald receives a respectable wage from his job . He receives an average annual salary of $150 Thousand.

Year 2023 2024
Larry  Fitzgerald Salary  $150 Thousand  $160 Thousand
Larry  Fitzgerald Net Worth $75 Million $80 Million

Larry Fitzgerald Age

Fitzgerald was born on August 31, 1983 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S. As of 2023 he is 40 years old.

Larry Fitzgerald Height, Weight & Body Measurement

Fitzgerald stands proudly at a height of 6 feet 10 inches(1.78 m, 178 cm), he exhibits an exquisite balance in his physique. Weighing approximately 87kg (192lbs), his body measurements are an enviable 34-28-38 centimeters.

Larry Fitzgerald Parents

Fitzgerald was born in Minnesota, United states to his devoted and loving parent. His mother carol passed away as a result of breast cancer in 2003. In 2005 Fitzgerald  founded the Larry Fitzgerald  foundation in honor of his mother. Larry was raised by his younger brother Marcus, who plays wide receiver for the Sacramento Mountain Lions of the United Football League.

Larry Fitzgerald Wife

Fitzgerald girlfriend is known as Melissa Blakesley. She is a celebrity and social media influencer who tags herself as a world traveler and style aficionado. They started dating in early 2010.

Additionally, Blakesley hasn’t shared a photo of the two of them on her official Instagram since 2018. It appears that the rumors that they are not together are accurate. Nonetheless, given their past turbulent relationship, they may decide to reconcile.

Fitzgerald became involved with 35-year-old Angela Nazario when he was just 22 years old. The two were romantically involved sometime in 2006, despite their age differences.

Devine Fitzgerald, his first child, was even born to him during their union. Sadly, things didn’t work out between them, and Angela even accused the rising star of abusing her. After several court appearances, Larry was eventually prohibited from seeing her.

Larry Fitzgerald Kids

He had his first son Devine Fitzgerald from his relationship with Angela Nazario. After they started dating, Melissa gave birth to Apollo Fitzgerald, their son, on April 23, 2013. The stunning Blakesley has another son from a previous relationship, Darion Dylan Blakesley.

Larry Fitzgerald Education

Fitzgerald was a student at the Academy of Holy Angels in Richfield, Minnesota, where he also played high school football. Fitzgerald played wide receiver for the University of Pittsburgh Panthers football team, which was coached by Walt Harris, and was a two-time First-team All-State selection while there. From 2002 to 2003, he was regarded by many as one of the top wide receivers in college football.

Larry Fitzgerald Career

In September 2022, wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald, an 11-time Pro Bowler, became an NFL analyst for ESPN. Throughout the football season, the accomplished and well-respected 17-year NFL veteran can be seen on several episodes of Monday Night Countdown and Postseason NFL Countdown.

Fitzgerald utilized his position as a professional athlete to advocate for numerous causes in local communities across the US and abroad during his 17 seasons in the NFL. The NFL’s greatest award for philanthropic work, the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award, was given to him in 2016. Fitzgerald’s greatest achievements have been off the field, despite the fact that he holds numerous records with the Arizona Cardinals and the NFL.

Fitzgerald established The Larry Fitzgerald Foundation in 2005 in memory of his mother Carol Fitzgerald, who died in 2003 from breast cancer. The Larry Fitzgerald Foundation has dedicated almost two decades of effort to giving young people fair access and fresh avenues for success. It also pays tribute to his mother’s memory by helping breast cancer patients, both men and women, in underprivileged areas.

Larry will always place a high value on funding programs and organizations that offer life-improving resources not just in the Phoenix and Minneapolis regions but also across the country. This includes breast cancer research and support.

Fitzgerald maintains his philanthropic activities through the foundation, where he builds partnerships with companies dedicated to the advancement of technology and education. Fitzgerald contributes substantial resources and digital devices to programs and schools in Arizona, Minnesota, and other states.

Fitzgerald’s charitable endeavors extend beyond the foundation’s primary goals of raising awareness of breast cancer and educating young people. They range in magnitude and reach, from providing hearing aids in Africa and Southeast Asia to undertaking economic development projects in Senegal and Ethiopia.

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