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Frankie Valli

Frankie Valli is known as an American singer and actor. He is most famous for hits like "Walk Like a Man", "Rag Doll", and "Can't Take My Eyes Off of You.

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Background and Age

Francesco Stephen Castellucio was born to an Italian family in the First Ward of Newark, New Jersey. As the oldest of three sons, Frankie took up singing at the young age of seven, after his mother took him to see the young Frank Sinatra at the Paramount Theater in New York City, "I saw Sinatra coming out on stage. The way he was lit up, it was like he had an aura around him. I decided then and there that's what I was going to do, be a successful singer."

Marriage, Wife, and Kids

Frankie had his first marriage with Mary Mandel in the 1960s. They raised two daughters but got a divorce in 1971. He then got married for the second time with Mary Ann Hannigan in 1974 before divorcing her in 1979. He then got married to Randy Clohessy in 1984. The couple ultimately ended up having three sons together.

He had an infamous affair with April Kirkwood in the 1960s. The relationship blossomed for 20 years until she moved on with her life. April Kirkwood has even written a book about her relationship with Frankie and how it all started when she was just a young fan of the music star. In the book, she accused him of using her continuously, destroying her innocence, and completely ignoring the emotional part of their relationship. He had first seen the little girl when she was seven, and when she came to see his concert years later as a teenager, he took her to a hotel where he slept with her for the first time. April's mother was aware of the relationship but chose to allow it because of Frankie's fame.

In 1980, Frankie's stepdaughter, Celia, suffered an accidental fall from a fire escape that resulted in her death. Only six months later, Frankie's youngest daughter, Francine, tragically died of a drug overdose.


Quick Facts
Date of Birth: 03-05-1934
Children: Francesco Valli, Antonia Valli
Marital Status: Divorced
Marriage Date: 1974
Divorced Date: 1982
Ex. Wife: MaryAnn Hannigan, Mary Mandel
Profession: American Singer
Net Worth: $60 million
Birth Sign: Taurus
Birth Place: Newark, NJ
Height: 1.65 m
Nationality: American
T.V. Show(s): Hawaii Five-0
Ethnicity: Italian
Birth Date: 3 May, 1934
Age: 85 yrs
Occupations: Singer
Actor
Television actor
Citizenship: United States of America
Birth Place: Newark
Gender: Male
Description: American singer
Net Worth 2020: 80 million
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Last Modified: Jun 26 2020
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