Bayley Fritsch Net Worth 2023, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Parents, Salary, Height

Bayley Fritsch net worth

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Bayley Fritsch is an Australian professional rules footballer playing for the Melbourne Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL). A forward, 1.88 meters (6 ft 2 in) tall and weighing 84 kilograms (185 lb), Fritsch has the ability to play as both a high marking and small crumbing forward.

Fritsch missed out on selection with the Eastern Ranges in the TAC Cup as a junior considered a late bloomer. After winning the league rising star in the Eastern Football League, he joined the Casey Scorpions in the Victorian Football League (VFL) where he spent three seasons. The 2017 VFL season saw him win the Fothergill–Round Medal, play for Victoria in the state representative match and be named in the VFL Team of the Year.

He finished runner-up in the league-leading goalkicker and Casey’s best and fairest award. His season saw him drafted by the Melbourne Football Club in the second round of the 2017 AFL draft and he made his AFL debut in the opening round of the 2018 AFL season. It was reported in 2022 that he is dating Natalie Perin.

Early life

NameBayley Fritsch
Net Worth$3 million
OccupationRules footballer
Age26 years
Bayley Fritsch net worth

Bayley Fritsch was born on December 6, 1996 (age 26 years) in Australia. He is the son of Pauline and Scott Fritsch on 6 December 1996. After missing out on selection with the Eastern Ranges in the TAC Cup, he played twenty-two games from 2013 to 2014 with the Coldstream Football Club seniors in the Eastern Football League, a club in which his father played a record 360 games, and his grandparents, Dianne, and John Jefcott, are life members.

Fritsch was named the league rising star for divisions three and four at seventeen years of age for the 2014 season in which he played twelve games and kicked forty-one goals for the under-19s, and ten games and thirty-two goals for the seniors. He then joined the Casey Scorpions (now known as the Casey Demons) in the Victorian Football League (VFL) at the start of the 2015 season, but experienced two injury-plagued seasons with a back fracture in 2015 and a knee injury in 2016.

He enjoyed continuity in the 2017 VFL season when he played nineteen matches and kicked forty-two goals for the season to finish as the runner-up in the Jim ‘Frosty’ Miller Medal as the VFL leading goalkicker.

His performances for the first half of the season saw him selected for Victoria in a state representative match against Western Australia and he was named of Victoria’s best players by The Leader and The Courier. His first injury-free season at Casey saw him receive the Fothergill–Round Medal as the VFL’s best young player and he was named on the half-forward flank in the VFL Team of the Year.

Bayley Fritsch finished second in Casey’s best and fairest behind then-Melbourne player, Jack Trengove. Towards the end of the season, he was being touted as a potential AFL draftee when he was one of ten VFL players invited to the Victoria combine, with Casey Demons coach, Justin Plapp, saying Fritsch could become a “serious player” in the AFL if given the chance.

AFL career

Bayley Fritsch was recruited by the Melbourne Football Club, Casey’s AFL affiliate team, with their second pick and thirty-first overall in the 2017 national draft. A few days after the draft, it w as announced his guernsey number would be 31, which was made famous by Australian Football Hall of Fame legend and Melbourne Hall of Fame legend, Ron Barassi, a six-time premiership player with the club.

Fritsch competed for Melbourne for the first time in the AFLX competition, in which he kicked three goals in the second match with the Herald Sun’s Glenn McFarlane writing the early glimpse of Fritsch showed he has strong composure in attack.

He played in both of Melbourne’s JLT Community Series matches and after the first match, in which he kicked three goals and was the standout player according to Fox Sports Australia’s Riley Beveridge, widespread media were noting he was a strong chance to make his AFL debut in round 1.

He made his debut in the three-point loss to Geelong at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in the opening round of the 2018 season. Fristch played a significant role in Melbourne’s 2021 Grand Final premiership win by kicking 6 goals, becoming the first player to kick 6 goals in a Grand Final since Adelaide’s Darren Jarman in 1997 and earning himself 10 Norm Smith Medal votes placing him second best on ground.

Described as a classy player by The Leader’s Paul Amy, Fritsch is a high-marking forward and has a “penetrating left foot with sure ball handling.” With ESPN’s Christopher Doerre writing he is untapped and “has the scope to develop into anything,” Fox Sports Australia journalist, Riley Beveridge, further stated that he has the ability to add an immediate X-factor.


Is Bayley Fritsch married? Bayley Fritsch is single and not married as of August 2023. He is reported to be in a relationship with Natalie Perin. The rules footballer rarely speaks about his personal life.

Bayley Fritsch net worth

How much is Bayley Fritsch worth? Bayley Fritsch net worth is estimated at around $3 million. His main source of income is from his primary work as a rules footballer. Bayley Fritsch’s salary per month and other career earnings are over $338,000 dollars annually. His remarkable achievements have earned him some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy car trips. He is one of the richest and most influential rules footballers in Australia. He stands at an appealing height of 1.88m and has a good body weight which suits his personality.