Anthony Rizzo Height, Weight, Age, Girlfriends, Family, Biography & More

Anthony Rizzo

Full NameAnthony Vincent Rizzo
ProfessionAmerican Baseball player
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters - 190 cm
in meters - 1.90 m
in feet inches - 6’ 3”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms - 108 kg
in Pounds - 240 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)-Chest: 43 Inches
-Waist: 33 Inches
-Biceps: 15 Inches
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorLight Brown
DebutMLB- 2011 (9 June)
International League- 2013
Coach/TrainerNot Known
PositionFirst Baseman
MLB TeamSan Diego Padres (2011)
Chicago Cubs (2012–present)
Jersey Number44 (MLB)
44 (International League)
Records/Achievements (main ones)• In 2012, Rizzo ranked second among NL rookies in runs scored (14), and he was third with a .330 batting average, .375 on-base percentage, and .567 slugging percentage. He was named the league's July Rookie of the Month.
• In mid-September 2014, Rizzo became the youngest player to receive the Branch Rickey Award as "a strong role model for young people."
• He finished the year 2016 with a batting average of .292 and was fourth in the voting for Most Valuable Player. Rizzo's fielding excellence was rewarded with a Gold Glove Award.
• In 2016, he also received Silver Slugger Award and Platinum Glove Award.
• In 2017, Rizzo had 12 hits in 28 at bats with 10 RBI's and hit .430 during the streak. Rizzo finished second behind the Nationals Ryan Zimmerman in a tight race for starting NL first baseman in the 2017 All-Star Game.
Personal Life
Date of BirthAugust 8, 1989
Age (as in 2017) 28 Years
Birth PlaceFort Lauderdale, Florida
Zodiac sign/Sun signLeo
HometownFort Lauderdale, Florida
SchoolStoneman-Douglas High School (Parkland, Florida)
College/UniversityFlorida Atlantic University, Florida
Educational QualificationNot Known
FamilyFather- John Rizzo
Mother- Laurie Rizzo
Anthony Rizzo with his parents
Brother- 1
Sister- None
HobbiesWatching Movies, Listening to Music
Favorite Things
Favorite FoodAll Green and hygienic food
Favorite MoviesRocky Movie Series
Girlfriends, Affairs and More
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusUnmarried
Girlfriends/AffairsEmily Vakos (Fiancée)
Anthony Rizzo with his girlfriend Emily
Money Factor
Salary/Fees$5 Million
Net Worth (approx.)$27 Million

Anthony Rizzo

Some Lesser Known Facts About Anthony Rizzo

  • Does Anthony Rizzo smoke?: No
  • Does Anthony Rizzo drink alcohol?: No
  • Rizzo is of Italian descent. His family originated from in the Sicilian town of Ciminna, Italy so Rizzo chose to play for Italy in the 2013 World Baseball Classic.
  • In April 2008, Rizzo was diagnosed with limited state classical Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Rizzo underwent chemotherapy for six months.
  • On September 2, 2008, Rizzo’s doctor told him he was in remission. He still had six weeks left of treatment and had some follow-up testing.
  • During the same time of his cancer, Rizzo’s grandmother was suffering from Breast Cancer.
  • Anthony Rizzo Family Foundation started in 2012. It’s a non-profit organization benefiting cancer research and the families fighting the disease.Anthony Rizzo family Foundation
  • Rizzo’s family and his management team run the entire foundation. Rizzo provides oversight and leadership.
  • In 2012, Rizzo became the first Chicago Cubs player in the franchise’s history to accumulate three game-winning RBI’s in his first five minutes as a Cub.

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