blurred-reality.com – No, Frank from American Pickers didn’t die (pass away). Despite suffering a stroke in July 2022, he is still alive and recovering.
It has been a while since Frank Fritz last appeared on American Pickers. He was last featured on the show in March 2020 before he underwent back surgery. He was then let go from the show in 2021. He then had a stroke in July 2022.
On the other hand, we have found that many American Pickers fans have been wanting to know if Frank died as there is no update about his whereabouts. Well, we’ve got you covered.
Frank’s Long-Time Disappearance From American Pickers Has Left Fans Wondering if He Died (Passed Away)!
From becoming one of the popular cast of American Pickers to not being featured in the show for more than 3 years, Frank Fritz (@frankfritz_) has made a lot of his fans concerned about his whereabouts. Some people even wonder if he died (passed away).
Well, he is still alive. He is not in the spotlight these days as he is still recovering from a stroke he suffered in July 2022. But there’s good news for his fans. The U.S. Sun recently reported that a source told them about the possibility of Frank’s return in American Pickers.
Frank Fritz did not die despite suffering from a stroke.
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Frank was placed in conservatorship following his stroke in July 2022. As per various reports, the conservatorship was filed in August 2022. According to the materials obtained by The Sun,
Because of his stroke, Mr. Fritz’s decision-making capacity is so impaired that he is unable to care for his own safety, or to provide for necessities such as food, shelter, clothing, or medical care without which physical injury or illness may occur. Mr. Fritz’s decision-making capacity is so impaired that he is unable to make, communicate, or carry out important decisions concerning his own financial affairs.
A doctor’s exhibit was mentioned in the court papers, apparently indicating Frank lacks decisional capacity. Meanwhile, Mike, his brother Robbie, and Danielle Colby currently star in American Pickers. Jersey is also a frequent visitor. This season, Jon has been elevated to a full-time cast member.
More About Frank Fritz!
Because of his distinct personality and expertise in collecting and repairing antiques, Frank Fritz has become a household name in the entertainment world. His collecting career began at a young age when he began collecting rocks and minerals.
His interest in collecting and conserving historical objects expanded over time, and he eventually became an expert in the topic. He has traveled across the United States for many years in search of unique and precious objects to add to his collection.
Frank got his big break when he was hired as a co-host on the reality show American Pickers. The show, which starred Frank and his friend Mike Wolfe as they went throughout the country looking for antiques and treasures, debuted in 2010 and instantly became a smash. Frank’s distinct personality and passion for collecting led to the development of American Pickers as one of the most successful reality TV shows on the air.
He experienced a stroke in July 2022, one year after being fired from American Pickers. He last appeared on the show in March 2020, after which he had a break to recover from back surgery, which left him with 185 stitches and two rods in his spine.
Frank Fritz is still recovering after having a stroke in 2022.
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Mike Wolfe openly announced Frank’s dismissal from the show in July 2021. Even though they were childhood friends, Frank told The New York Times that Mike had not contacted him since he was fired. Following Frank’s departure, the show’s ratings fell below one million for the first time in years, prompting viewers to label it “unwatchable” without Frank. However, the ratings have since improved.