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- Richard Giannotti is an American former professional baseball player, manager and entrepreneur originally from Florida.
- Talented, athletic and business minded, Giannotti worked hard to build his own empire, separate from his legacy as an athlete.
Personal Life, Parents and Family Details :
- Richard was born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on 9th August 1983.
- Richard’s father passed away on the 5th of October in 2016. His name was also Richard & he was a former FBI agent who was instrumental in cracking down multiple criminal cases in the Miami area. His mother is called Susan and he also has a stepsibling named Leslie Rennie.
- He is married to American radio personality Joy Allison Taylor whom he met at a conference. The couple dated for approximately two years and eventually tied the knot in February 2016 in Miami, Florida, at the Biltmore Luxury Hotel.
- The couple posted several pictures of the beautiful day & Richard even showered his wife with sweet messages on his social media platforms.
- However, the couple called it quits, a year later in 2017.
- Joy has previously worked as a Sportscaster & reporter for both Fox and CBS networks. In September 2018, it was revealed that she is getting engaged to former NBA star Earl Watson.
Education : Qualifications, High School & College Info
- In Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Richard attended the St. Thomas Aquinas High School.
- Giannotti graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from The University of Miami.
Career, Job, Salary and Net Worth :
- During his time in high school and college, Richard enjoyed playing sports and he even studied at the University of Miami on a baseball scholarship.
- In 2004, he was drafted by the Anaheim Angels and kick-started a 9 year run with multiple professional teams including the Atlantic League Blue Crabs in Southern Maryland, the St. Louis Cardinals and the Los Angeles Angels.
- In 2008, he co-founded and ran the Bubucheek Clothing Company and eventually left the business in 2014.
- Later that year, Richard joined Global Wealth Management as a Financial Advisor, working with several families to plan dependable and smart financial futures. He is also the President of another division in the company called the Athlete Asset Management Division.
Fun Facts, Height and Trivia :
- Richard’s middle name is Brandon.
- Quite active on social media, he enjoys sharing posts and pictures about baseball, his work, and his family on his platforms.
- Giannotti revealed on social media that he was a part of the hit series Ballers which used to air on the HBO network.
- When he is not working, Giannotti enjoys spending time with his friends and family. He is also a big fan of sports, baseball in particular and loves to stay as involved with the sport as possible.
- Richard was quoted in an interview stating that he valued his good reputation and was an honest and hard-working person who believed that a lack of trust results in failed business.