Anthony ‘Vincent’ Rizzo is an American Professional Baseball player in Major League Football. He plays as a first baseman for New York Yankees. Rizzo started his professional MLB career with Boston Red Sox in 2007 after being selected in the sixth round of the 2007 MLB draft.
Rizzo previously played for San Diego Padres, Chicago Clubs until recently in 2021 he was picked by New York Yankees.
Anthony Rizzo is of Italian descent and his family comes from Sicily, Italy. Rizzo also played for Italy in the World Baseball Classic in 2013.
Anthony Rizzo Net Worth:
|Net Worth:||$27 Million|
|Born:||August 8, 1989|
|Country of Origin:||United States of America|
|Source of Income:||Professional Baseball Player|
Anthony Rizzo Net Worth is evaluated to be at $27 million.
Anthony Rizzo Career Earnings:
|Anthony Rizzo Career Earnings|
|Team||Signing Bonus||Total Earnings|
|Boston Rex Sox||$325,000||$325,000|
|San Diego Padres||–||$149,311|
Anthony Rizzo’s Earnings for the Last 9 seasons:
|Year||Base Salary||Signing Bonus||Pay Roll Salary||Yearly Cash|
|2022||UNDER FREE AGENT|
Anthony Rizzo Contract:
On May 12, 2013, Rizzo signed a 7-year contract with the Chicago Cubs with an amount of $41 Million, including a $2,000,000 signing bonus, $41 million guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $5,857,143.
On July 29, 2021, Rizzo was traded from Chicago Cubs to New York Yankees in exchange for cash considerations and minor league players Alexander Vizcaino and Kevin Alcantara.
Current Contract: $41,000,000 / 7 years
Average Salary: $5,857,143
Free Agent: 2022
MLB Rank: 204
Anthony Rizzo Career Stats:
|Wins Above Replacement||36.9|
|Home Runs Hit||251|
|Runs Batted In||814|
Anthony Rizzo Awards:
Rizzo won the 2016 World Series with his team, Chicago Cubs defeating Cleveland Indians.
In 2017, Rizzo won the Roberto Clemente Award for his charity’s work towards finding a cure for childhood cancer.
|2016||All-Star, MVP-4, Gold Glove, Silver Slugger|
|2018||MVP-17, Gold Glove (First Base)|
|2019||Gold Glove (First Base)|
|2020||Gold Glove (First Base)|
Anthony Rizzo Endorsements:
Anthony Rizzo has endorsements with the following Brands:
- Buona Beef
- State Farm
- Body Armor
Apart from this Anthony Introduced his own personalized breakfast cereal named “RizzO’s” whose business profits will go to the Anthony Rizzo Family Foundation.
Starting in 2012, his venture of “Anthony Rizzo Family Foundation” also helps to raise money for pediatric cancer.
Anthony Rizzo Property:
The three-time MLF All-Star lives a lavish lifestyle, owning multiple houses during his run at the Chicago Cubs
One of his first properties includes a massive 8000sq. ft. mansion in Parkland, Florida which was listed for $2.4 million by a real estate agency.
Rizzo owned another home in South Florida which he originally purchased in 2013 after signing his $41 million contract. According to the Los Angeles Times, he sold this mansion for a hefty price of $2 million.
Rizzo bought another exotic mansion in 2018 for a price of $4.5 Million which is in Las Olas area of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Anthony Rizzo family:
Rizzo was born on August 8, 1989, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, US.
His father, John Rizzo, and mother, Laurie Rizzo are Italian from the Sicilian town of Ciminna.
Anthony’s older brother, John Rizzo, was a lineman for the Florida Atlantic Football Team.
He attended “Marjory Stoneman Douglas High school” in 2007.
Anthony was diagnosed with Limited State Classical Hodgkin Lymphoma in April 2008.
Anthony Rizzo Relationships:
After dating for almost a year Rizzo proposed to his girlfriend, Emily Vakos in June 2017.
The couple got married on December 29, 2018. His teammate Kris Bryant served as one of the groomsmen on his wedding day.
Anthony Rizzo Unknown Facts
- During the 2017 season Rizzo chose “Tony” as his nickname for the Players Weekend.
- Rizzo became the first player in Chicago Cubs history to have three game-winning RBIs in his first five games with the team.
FAQ’s about Anthony Rizzo:
He played for Boston Red Sox, San Diego Padres, Chicago Cubs, New York Yankees.