|Real Name/Full Name||Francesco Stephen Castelluccio|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Frankie Valli|
|Birth Place:||Newark, New Jersey, United States|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||3 May 1934|
|Age/How Old:||88 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 165 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 4″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 79 Kg
In Pounds – 174.16 lbs
|Parents Name:||Father – Anthony Casteluccio
Mother – Mary Rinaldi
|Siblings:||Bobby Valli and Alex Valli|
|Wife/Spouse Name:||Randy Clohessy (m. 1984–2004), MaryAnn Hannigan (m. 1974–1982), Mary Mandel (m. 1957–1971)|
|Kids/Children Name:||Francine Valli, Emilio Valli, Celia Valli, Francesco Valli, Antonia Valli, and Brando Valli|
|Net Worth:||$90 million|
|Last Updated:||December 2022|
Francesco Stephen Castelluccio, also affectionately known as Frankie Valli, is one of the most renowned personalities in the world of music. Frankie Valli is famous for being the frontman for the infamous music group Four Seasons in the early 60s. Frankie gained popularity for his outstanding falsetto voice. Frankie Valli is responsible for scoring 29 of the top 40 fits as the Wonder Who? an alias under the Four Seasons. He also holds nine top 40 hits during his tenure as a solo artist.
Well, how well do you know about Frankie Valli? If not much, here is what we know about Frankie Valli to date.
Biography and Early Life
Francesco Stephen Castelluccio was born on May 3, 1934, to parents Anthony Castelluccio and Mary Randi. His parents were Italian, and Frankie grew up along with his two brothers Bobby and Alex Valli. His father, Anthony, worked as a barber and designer for model trains, while his mother, Mary, worked in a beer company.
Frankie got inspired to pick singing as a career while he was just seven years old after his mother took him to watch Frank Sinatra perform at the Paramount Theater located in Manhattan, New York City. He idolized singers like “Texas” Jean Valli, from a young age, from whom he has adopted his stage name.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Frankie Valli in 2022 and what is his height and weight? Well, Frankie Valli’s age is 88 years old as of today’s date 3rd December 2022 having been born on 3 May 1934. Though, he is 5′ 4″ in feet and inches and 165 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 174.16 lbs in Pound and 79kg in Kilograms.
Although Frankie is one of the most popular personalities in the world of music, he tries to keep the details of his personal life in the limelight. Therefore not much information is available regarding his schooling.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Frankie got married to his first wife, Mary, when he was in his twenties. Mary already had a 2-year-old daughter. Frankie and Mary raised their two daughters together, but unfortunately, their marriage ended after 13 years with a divorce in 1971. Frankie later got married to Randy Clohessy in the year 1984. The couple was blessed with three sons.
Unfortunately, Frankie and Randy got divorced in 2004. Frankie lost his daughter Celia after she fell from a fire escape in 1980 and his daughter Francine who died from a reported drug overdose. An issue caused during Frankie’s third divorce had to be taken up to the Supreme Court in California. The debate was raised on the issue of whether a life insurance policy purchased in the year 2003 served as community property. The court unanimously confirmed the ruling that it was indeed community property and not Randy’s property. Associate Justice Joyce Kennard signed the opinion.
Is Frankie Valli Gay?
Frankie Valli is not gay. He has been highly supportive of those around him, irrespective of their sexual orientation. He has reached out to help his community on several occasions.
While being a part of the group Four Seasons, a few of Frankie Valli’s hits include “Sherry” released in the year 1962, “Big Girls Don’t Cry” released in the year 1962, “Walk Line a Man” released in the year 1963, “Rag Doll” released in the year 1964, and “December 1963” in the year 1975. Frankie’s popular song titled “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You” managed to reach the second spot in 1967. While being a solo artist, Frankie managed to get the top spot with his infamous songs “My Eyes Adored You,” released in the year 1974, and “Grease,” released in the year 1978.
Till his music career took off, Frankie worked as a barber in his early days. There have been instances where Frankie’s birth year has been questioned. Frankie addressed this issue in 2007 when he posted at the Official Frankie Valli Site, which Universal Records are currently sponsoring. Previously, most of the publicity was done while using 1937 as his birth year. Later “The Four Loves, and a 1965 mug shot which was made available through The Smoking Gun, was released by Bear Family Records that identified Frankie’s birth year as 1934.
Frankie has always supported heritage-related causes and is associated with the National Italian American Foundation. Frankie was awarded the NIAF Lifetime Achievement Award during the foundation’s Anniversary Gala. NIAF awarded him a scholarship to an Italian- American music student during NIAF’s East Coast Gala. Frankie was awarded the Ellis Island Medal of Honor in 2012.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Frankie Valli in 2022
Frankie Valli is worth $90 million as estimated in the year 2022. A significant part of his earnings comes from his music career, although he owns various other sources of generating cash flow.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- The original members of the group Four Seasons which includes Frankie Valli, Tommy DeVito, Nick Massi, and Bob Gaudio, were later inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in the year 1990 and the Vocal Group Hall of Fame in 1999.
Frankie narrates a story of a man with a humble beginning becoming the most prominent artist in the world simply through his dedication to music. He continues to inspire millions of budding musicians.