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American entrepreneur and baseball player, Richard Giannotti came to popularity after marrying a radio personality and television host, Joy Taylor, who is notable for her work as the moderator for Fox Sports 1's studio show, Skip, and Shanon: Undisputed.
Currently, Taylor is appearing as a news update anchor on Fox Sports 1 (FS1) channel.
Early Life & Parents
Richard Giannotti was born as Richard Brandon Giannotti on 9th August 1983. So, he is now 36 years old as of 2019. He grew up in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States.
He is the son of Richard J. Giannotti, a former FBI agent and Susan Giannotti. He also has a sister, Leslie Rennie from his father's second marriage.
Giannotti holds an American nationality and belongs to Caucasian white ethnicity. Richard attended St. Thomas Aquinas High School, where he played baseball until his graduation. Later, he graduated with Bachelors in Business Administration from the University of Miami.
As a Baseball Player
Richard Giannotti started his career as a baseball player for the Anaheim Angels after selecting from the 2004 MLB Draft. Later, he began to play for the Los Angeles Angels in January 2005. Currently, he plays for the Miami Hurricanes as a right fielder since 2012.
Richard Giannotti is also a successful businessman who put his business strategies and skills. In September 2014, he formed Athlete Asset Management at Global Wealth Management.
Together, Giannotti and his employees help the active athletes manage and boast their wealth through smart investments. Currently, he serves as the President and Financial Adviser for the management and investment outfit. Just like Giannotti, Ramesh Balwani and Jerry Jones Jr. are also noted as business tycoons.
Marital Relationship with Wife- Joy Taylor
Richard Giannotti and his spouse, Joy Taylor met for the first time in a baseball match where Giannotti was playing for Miami Hurricane, and she was an audience in 2014.
After the game, a mutual friend introduced them, and since then they became friends. The duo began to share their company and fell in love with their souls.
The couple made fantastic chemistry. After enjoying each other's company for a while, Richard gave a beautiful surprise with a precious ring. They got engaged in the mid-2015.
Love Lock Down
The love couple tied the knot on 13th February 2016 at Biltmore Luxury Hotel located in Miami. At their wedding ceremony, the married pair invited most of their friends and close relatives.
Eventually, they ended their marriage after a year due to some misunderstandings between them. Later, his partner filed for divorce in September 2017. Shortly the court finalized their separation. They don't have any children from their marriage.
Joy Taylor and Earl Watson Relationship
After the divorce, Richard's ex-wife started dating a former NBA point guard and head coach, Earl Watson since from the beginning of 2018.
It was proclaimed that Joy engaged with Watson in September 2018. Shortly the news found out to be accurate, and they're currently planning for their wedding.
Salary & Net Worth
Richard Giannotti earns $300 thousand to $350 thousand from his business as a financial advisor. Giannotti has an impressive net value of $2 million as of 2019.
Besides, he is a former player and might have made the career earnings in millions playing for various teams. He has even made his appearance in HBO series Ballers.
Thus, Richard definitely earns nearly half a million annually. Similarly, his ex-wife Joy has a bank balance of $2.5 million.
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