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Biography of Celebrity Kid of Larry Fitzgerald Jr; Apollo Fitzgerald

Biography of Celebrity Kid of Larry Fitzgerald Jr; Apollo Fitzgerald

Apollo Fitzgerald is the son of famous American football player Larry Fitzgerald and his girlfriend Melissa Blakesley. Larry is currently playing for the team Arizona Cardinals at the NFL. Besides, he has played for 15 seasons in NFL representing his team Arizona Cardinals.

Apollo Fitzgerald was born in the United States on April 23, 2013. As of 2019, he is just 6 years old and was born under the star sign Aries. As already mentioned above, Apollo was born to parents, Larry Fitzgerald and his girlfriend Melissa Blakesley.

Apollo has an American nationality and belongs to the ethnicity of Afro-Americans. Regarding his education, there is not much information but he might be studying in one of the prestigious schools in the United States.

Apollo Fitzgerald’s Father

Apollo Fitzgerald’s father Larry Fitzgerald is an American football player who plays for the professional American football team called ‘Arizona Cardinals,’ of the National Football League. He has received unanimous All-American honors while playing for his college football team with ‘Pittsburgh Panthers.’

College Career

Larry Fitzgerald has played with the intercollegiate football team of the University of Pittsburgh, the Pittsburgh Panthers,’ also known as ‘Pitt,’ during his college years. He played for his college team from 2002 to 2003 and was recognized among the best wide receivers.

American footballer, Larry Fitzgerald
Caption: American footballer, Larry Fitzgerald (Photo: UPI)

During his freshman season in 2002, he displayed impressive performance. He also qualified for a bowl game, and during the Copper Bowl, he had 5 receptions for 88 yards and 1 touchdown. And he completed the season with 69 receptions for 1,005 yards and 12 touchdowns.

Afterward in 2003, he finished the season with 92 receptions for 1,672 yards and 22 touchdowns, leading the ‘Big East’ conference. For his performance in this season, Larry received Walter Camp Award, Chic Harley Award, Paul Warfield Award, and also Biletnikoff Award. He led the team to the 2003 All-America selection. He had 34 touchdowns in the 26 games which he played for ‘Pitt’ during two seasons was a new record for the team. Larry made history and became the first player of the school with two successive 1,000-yard receiving seasons.

Professional Career

In 2004, the NFL Draft drafted third overall by ‘Arizona Cardinals and Larry made his NFL debut on September 12, 2004, against ‘St. Louis Rams.’ On December 19, 2004, he became the youngest player of 21 years and 110 days. He set a record of scoring at least two touchdown receptions in a single game in a match againstSt. Louis Rams’. In 2010, the record was broken by Aaron Hernandez of ‘New England Patriots.’

On 15th February 2015, he signed a multi-year contract with The ‘Cardinals’ with a minimum of $11 million guaranteed for the next two seasons. In the thirteenth week of the season, he became the eleventh player and the youngest one to have ever reached the milestone of 1,000 career receptions. He completed the season with a 13–3 record and won the NFC West. He completed the season with 109 receptions for 1,215 yards and 9 touchdowns. After that, he was also selected for his ninth Pro Bowl.

NFL player,Larry Fitzgerald
Caption: NFL player, Larry Fitzgerald (Photo: fansided)

Further, on August 15, 2016, the Cardinals’ signed a one-year and $11 million contract extension with Larry. He finished the season with 107 receptions for 1,023 yards and 6 touchdowns and achieved 3rd position on the all-time career reception list. Larry also got selected for his tenth career Pro Bowl that season. For the 2018 season, The ‘Cardinals’ signed another one-year contract extension for the season with Larry on November 17, 2017.

Moreover, Larry also featured on the cover of the video game, ‘NCAA Football 2005,’ of EA Sports. He also featured on the cover of ‘Madden NFL 10’ alongside Troy Polamalu.

Awards/Other Works

Throughout his career, Larry has received numerous awards. Larry was honored at the 14th annual ‘Pro Football Weekly Arthur S. Arkush Humanitarian Award’ in August 2012. He also received the NFL Players Association Georgetown Lombardi Award’ in 2013 and as well as the ‘Henry P. Iba Citizen Athlete Male’ in 2014.

Besides, Larry is also involved in charitable and social endeavors like ‘Larry Fitzgerald First Down Fund,’ and ‘Carol Fitzgerald Memorial Fund.’ In addition, he is also associated with the NFL for three years for their initiative on breast cancer awareness ‘A Crucial Catch’.

Apollo Fitzgerald’s Parents Personal Life

Well talking about his parent’s personal life, Apollo’s parents are yet to get married. The couple hasn’t tied a knot to date but fans consider them as husband and wife. Apollo Fitzgerald is the only child to his parents Larry Fitzgerald and his girlfriend, Melissa Blakesley. As of now, the couple is living a happy life together with their son.

Apollo Fitzgerald with his parents
Caption: Apollo Fitzgerald with his parents (Photo: players wiki)

His father Larry was previously in a relationship with Angela Nazario. He also has a son named Devine Fitzgerald with Angela. His relationship didn’t work and he was also accused of domestic violence by his ex-partner. She eventually filed for an order of protection against him.

Who Much Is Apollo Fitzgerald’s Fathers’ Net Worth?

Apollo’s father Larry Fitzgerald has a net worth of around $97 million as of 2019 which he generated from his professional career as an NFL player. He earns over $11,000,000 as an annual salary. Also, he has a 1-year contract with the Cardinals, he received $11,000,000 from the contract.

Besides, Larry’s house in Paradise Valley which he listed for sale for $5 million in the year 2018. He also has a collection of luxurious cars like BMW 7-Series, Range Rover, 68 Shelby Mustang, Rolls Royce, and Dodge Charger R/T.

Facts of Biography of Celebrity Kid of Larry Fitzgerald Jr; Apollo Fitzgerald

Full NameApollo Fitzgerald
Date Of BirthApril 23, 2013
Age 9 years 2 months
Place Of BirthUnited States
NationalityAmerican
ParentsLarry Fitzgerald, Melissa Blakesley
Star SignAries

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