Richard Giannotti is an American executive and a baseball player who had served on various USA baseball teams. His fame increased when he married American radio and TV personality Joy Taylor. There is a lot more to this individual besides being the husband of Joy Taylor.
We present here the lesser-known facts of this great visionary whose aim in life is to help the players in strategic financial planning.
Richard Giannotti’s birth, age, parents, childhood, and education
Richard Giannotti was born on 9 August 1983 in Fort Lauderdale, FL. His full name is Richard Brandon Giannotti and is 35 years old. His father Richard J. Giannotti used to work as an FBI agent and had helped crackdown several high-profile cases in Miami. He died on 5 October 2016.
His mother’s name is Susan Giannotti. He has a step-sister called Leslie Rennie. He studied at St. Thomas Aquinas High School in Ft. Lauderdale, FL He attended the University of Miami and completed a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration.
Richard Giannotti’s career
Richard was interested in sports during his school and college days. He started playing baseball at his school and was the best All-State Outfielder. He got an athletic scholarship to the University of Miami. He led his university team to wins.
In 2004, Richard got drafted by the Anaheim Angels. He played professional baseball for 9 years with different teams. He was not only a player but also a friend and mentor to his teammates. He closely saw the problems faced by the players.
He also co-founded and worked at the Bubucheek Clothing in September 2008 until September 2014.
In October 2014, he started his firm called Athlete Asset Management at Global Wealth Management and is the President and Financial adviser here. This firm is based in his hometown. This company assists athletes to preserve their income through smart investments.
They try to bridge the gap between playing and retirement so that the players can lead to a decent lifestyle that they have become used to while playing. Richard rightly says:
“It’s not what you earn – it’s what you keep.”
He is honest and knows and believes that trust is very vital in his business. Richard states:
“The most important thing to me is maintaining my good name that I built by continuing to be an honest man who is very straight-forward and hard-working. Trust is an extremely important characteristic to have when dealing with individuals and families planning for their retirement as well as athletes and their financial goals and privacy. If there is no trust, there is no business.”
Richard Giannotti’s wedding to Joy Taylor and children
Richard and Joy had met during a conference. They liked each other and soon started dating. They dated for a couple of years before deciding that they would like to spend the rest of their life together. On 13 February 2016, the couple tied the knot at Richard’s native town. The ceremony was a grand one and was conducted at the Biltmore Luxury Hotel in Miami, Florida.
The couple does not have any children yet. They are living a happy and blissful married life. Richard also posts sweet messages for his wife on his social media like the one below on her birthday!
— Richard Giannotti (@_Giannotti) January 17, 2016
Richard is active on social media and uses it to connect with his fans. He has over 7k followers on Instagram and 2.9k followers in Twitter.
Reference: (Wikipedia.org, people.com)