Larry Fitzgerald is an American football wide receiver for Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League( NFL).
Larry Fitzgerald was born on August 31, 1983, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, US. Currently, he is 36 years old. He holds American nationality, however, his ethnicity is unknown.
Talking about his parents, his father’s name is Larry Fitzgerald Sr.and his mother’s name is Carol Fitzgerald.
He got his degree in communications with a minor in marketing from University of Pittsburgh.
In 2006, Fitzgerald dated Angela Nazario, a cheerleader, though she was 13 years older than him. They had a son together named Devine Fitzgerald. But their relationship didn’t remain longer. Angela accused Larry of physically abusing her and took out a restraining order against him.
After that, he began dating Melissa Blakesely after a while. She is the mother of his second son named Apollo Fitzgerald. They have been together for a couple of years, but they are yet to make things official.
He has a huge fan following on social media. He has 988,715 followers on Facebook, 683k on Instagram, and 2.27 million on Twitter.
He started playing football from an early age. he played high school football at the Academy of Holy Angeles in Richfield, Minnesota. He also played for the Pittsburgh Panthers Football team under head coach Walt Harris. From 2002 to 2003, he got widely consider one of the best wide receivers of college.
His professional career began in 2004 after he got draft by the Arizona Cardinals as the third overall pick in the NFL draft. Fritzgerald made his NFL debut against the St.Louis Rams in the season opener on September 12.
In 2008, he was named Pro Bowl MVP. In 2014 season, he was named the inaugural winner of the Art Rooney NFL Sportsmanship Award. On February 18, 2015, Fitzgerald was signed to a new multi-year contract worth at least $11 million guaranteed over the next two seasons. On August 5, 2016, Fitzgerald signed a one-year, $11 million contract extension with the Cardinals.
Fitzgerald rank 60th by his fellow players on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2019.
There is no actual information about his net worth, however, his estimated salary is around $50 million.
He has a height of 6 feet 3 inch and his weight is 99kg.