Frank Fritz was born on October 11, 1965, in Davenport, Iowa. Fritz is best known to television fans around the world as one of the hosts on the popular TV program, American Pickers. He spent his formative years growing up in the city of Davenport. He was born into a middle-class Christian family and has an older brother. Even as a child, his knack for collecting hidden and interesting treasures was apparent as he used to bring home all types of objects such as cans, rocks, and stamps. As a teenager, his entrepreneurial side began to develop as he worked at places like Coast to Coast Hardware and Quad City Automatic Sprinkler. He wanted to earn enough money to purchase a Harley Davidson motorcycle.