Frankie Avalon Age, Height, Bio, Family, Wiki, Wife, Networth, Songs and More

Frankie Avalon Age, Height, Bio, Family, Wiki, Wife, Networth, Songs and More

Frankie Avalon (September 18, 1940) is an American actor, singer, and former teen idol. He was born in Philadelphia and began his music career in the 1950s when being a singing sensation was the ambition of every teenager.

Full Name:Francis Thomas Avallone
Nickname:Frankie Avalon
Profession(s):- American actor
- Singer
- Former teen idol
Instruments:Vocals, trumpet
Physical Stats
Weight (approx.):N/A
Height (approx.): In Centimeters: 172.72 cm.
In Meters: 1.7272 m.
In Feet Inches: 5' 8"
Eye Colour: Black
Hair Colour: Black
Personal Life
Date of Birth:18 September 1940
Age (as in 2022):81 years
Birthplace:Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US
Zodiac sign:N/A
Father :Nicholas Avallone
Mother:Mary Avallone
Siblings:Theresa Avallone
Marital Status: Married
Marriage Date: 1963
Affairs/Wife:Kathryn Diebel
Frankie Avalon's wife Kathryn Diebel
Children:- Frank Burt Avalon (Son)
- Kathryn Avalon (Daughter)
- Tony Avalon (Son)
- Nicolas Avalon (Son)
- Dina Avalon (Daughter)
- Carla Avalon (Daughter)
- Laura Avalon (Daughter)
- Joseph Avalon (Son)
Social Media
Networth & Money
Income SourceSoundtrack
Networth (approx.)$1 Million - $5 Million

Frankie Avalon Age

Frankie Avalon’s age is 82 years as of September 18, 2022, as he was born on September 18, 1940.

He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

Frankie Avalon Wife 

Frankie Avalon married Kathryn Diebel on January 19, 1963. Kathryn was a beauty pageant winner he met while playing cards at a friend’s house. She also won the annual Miss Rheingold contest.

Frankie Avalon and Kathryn Diebel marriage photo
Frankie Avalon and Kathryn Diebel’s marriage photo.

The couple married in  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the United States, have been married for 59 years. They Subsisted dating for 25 days after meeting in 1962. He made his television debut in The Jack Gleason Show.

Frankie Avalon with wife Kathryn Diebel
Frankie Avalon with his wife Kathryn Diebel.

Frankie Avalon Children

Frankie Avalon has eight children Frank Burt Avalon, Tony Avalon, Kathryn Avalon, Nicolas Avalon, Dina Avalon, Carla Avalon, Joseph Avalon, and Laura Avalon.

Frankie Avalon with his children
Frankie Avalon with his children.

He also has 10 grandchildren.

Facts About Frankie Avalon

Frankie Avalon was also known by the name Francis Thomas Avallone.

At the age of 12 (1951), Avalon began making appearances on American television for his trumpet prowess, and as a teenager, he played with Bobby Rydell in a band known as Rocco and the Saints.

Avalon was devastated when Funicello passed away, telling TMZ that she wasn’t just his friend, he considered her family.

His career reaches three generations in music, television and film.

At age 11,  he played trumpet on TV shows like The Jackie Gleason Show.

He plays Smitty’s role in the John Wayne film The Alamo (1960 film). The film is based on an American epic historical war.

Frankie is a former teen idol best known for her mid-’60s beach comedies, in which he was often teamed with an equally famous actress and singer Annette Funicello.

Annette Funicello (Actress and Singer) with Frankie Avalon
Annette Funicello (Actress and Singer) with Frankie Avalon.

He has sung the song in the American science fiction disaster film Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea theme. He also plays the role of Lieutenant (JG) Danny Romano in this film.

Frankie is a National Ambassador for the “National Arthritis Foundation” and has spent countless hours hosting the Jerry Lewis Labor Day Telethon in New York.

He now runs his own company, Frankie Avalon Venus, Ltd.

He has an extended string of Gold Record Million-Seller singles and albums. In 1959 alone, Frankie had 6 solid top 40 hits and his music became one of the defining sounds of “pre-Beatles” rock and roll.

Never settling for just one career, Frankie’s 30 film credits are pretty amazing.

Frankie’s starring roles in the 1963 hit movie series “Beach Party” are perhaps the quickest to remember.

He began to get somewhat larger roles and had his first leading role in Drums of Africa (1963).

Frankie Avalon Networth

Frankie Avalon is an American actor, singer, and playwright who has a net worth of $30 million.

Frankie Avalon Movie and Songs

Frankie Avalon’s Movies

The Honeymooners 1956 Himself
Jamboree1957 Himself
Alakazam the Great 1960 Alakazam
The Alamo1960 Smitty
Drums of Africa 1963 Brian Ferrers
Fireball 5001966 Dave Owens
The Take 1974 Danny James
The Stoned Age1994 Himself
Renegade 1996 Dan Travis
Papa2018 Jack Freidman

Frankie Avalon’s Songs

Venus 1960
Dede Dinah1988
Bobby Sox to Stockings1960
Just Ask Your Heart2016
You Excite Me 2013
I'll Wait for You1960
Don't Stop Now2016
Dee Dee Dinah1997

Frankie Avalon Photo

Frankie Avalon photo

Annette Funicello and Frankie Avalon
Annette Funicello and Frankie Avalon.

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