Who is Anthony Rizzo’s Wife Emily Vakos? A Glimpse into Rizzo’s Personal Life

Anthony Rizzo and Emily Vakos got married on December 29, 2018, in Miami, Florida.

Who is Anthony Rizzo's Wife Emily Vakos? A Glimpse into Rizzo's Personal Life
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Apart from being famous as a baseball wife, Emily Vakos is a successful realtor and nutritionist. They had been together for two years before their marriage in 2018. With a great display of fireworks, Anthony Rizzo proposed to his girlfriend in Lake Michigan in 2017.

“It was great,” Rizzo said. “She was totally surprised. That’s what I wanted. Somehow kept that under wraps.” He further said, “It’s something in life that you want to find someone to spend the rest of your life with,” Rizzo said. “I’m lucky enough to have that.”

Rizzo posted a photo of him and Vakos on social media that went viral in a few hours. His teammate also congratulated him and arranged a party too.


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Who is Emily Vakos?

Emily Vakos is a successful nutritionist who was born on Jan. 9, 1994, in Dallas, Texas. She did her nutritionist course from Arizona State University in 2016.

When and Where Did They Meet?

Emily Vakos’s professional degree became a reason for their first meetup. During her time in college, Emily worked as a nutrition intern at the Chicago Cubs, where she met her future husband Anthony Rizzo. In an interview in 2017, they talked about their first meeting back in 2016.

Interestingly, Vakos gave a fake number to Rizzo when he asked for her number because she wanted to focus on studying instead of dating.

Do they Have Kids?

Anthony Rizzo and Emily Vakos adopted a dog, Kevin,  in 2020. They have been posting Kevin’s pictures on social media. They never revealed any children.

Emily Vakos is of White ethnicity and she follows Christianity. She loves traveling and taking part in charitable activities. Apart from enjoying her life as a baseball wife, she has worked for different organizations in her professional field. She prefers privacy on her personal things.


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