- Name: Anthony Rizzo
- Age: 27 years old
- Height: 6ft 3in (191 cm)
- Occupation: Baseball Player
- Net Worth: US $10 Million
- Status: Alive
Anthony Rizzo is an American professional baseball player signed to the Chicago Cubs. He’s 6ft 3in tall and plays the first baseman position. Anthony Vincent Rizzo was born on August 8, 1989 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. His parents are Laurie and John Rizzo. His older brother John played college football at Florida Atlantic University. Rizzo attended Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. He opted to turn professional in 2007.
Rizzo began his baseball career at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. He was selected by the Boston Red Sox in the 6th round (204th overall) of the 2007 Major League Baseball draft. Rizzo started out in the minor league with the Gulf Coast League Red Sox. He was later promoted to the Greenville Drive, Salem Red Sox and the Portland Sea Dogs. Rizzo and teammate Ryan Lavarnway were named Red Sox’s Players of the Year in 2010. He finished the season with 100 RBIs and batted 0.260 with 42 doubles and 25 home runs.
Rizzo was traded to the San Diego Padres in December 2010. His MLB debut was on June 9, 2011 against the Washington Nationals. Rizzo was traded to the Chicago Cubs in January 2012. He became the first player in the Cubs franchise history to record 3 game-winning RBIs in their first five games. Rizzo made three All-Star Game appearances from 2014 to 2016. He started as the first baseman in the 2016 All-Star game after racking up the highest number of votes in the National League. Rizzo led the Cubs to the 2016 World Series, their first appearance since 1945. They won the Series with a final score of 8-7 over the Cleveland Indians.
Anthony Rizzo has a net worth of $10 million. He signed a 7-year $41 million contract with the Chicago Cubs in May 2013. The contract included a $2 million signing bonus and $41 million guaranteed. Rizzo was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma back in 2008. He’s since undergone chemotherapy and was assured by doctors that he could live a normal life. Rizzo is reportedly dating girlfriend Chelsea Smith.
Anthony Rizzo Age, Birthday, Wiki
- Birth Name: Anthony Vincent Rizzo
- Birthday: August 8, 1989
- How Old : Age: 27 years old
- Place of Birth: Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
- Zodiac Sign: Leo
- How Tall : Height: 6ft 3in (191 cm)
- Occupation: Professional Baseball Player
- Years Active: 2011-present
- Net Worth 2017: US $10 Million
- Death-O-Meter: Alive