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|
|Profession(s):||- American actor
- Former teen idol
|Height (approx.):|| In Centimeters: 172.72 cm.
In Meters: 1.7272 m.
In Feet Inches: 5' 8"
|Date of Birth:||18 September 1940|
|Age (as in 2022):||81 years|
|Birthplace:||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US|
|Father :||Nicholas Avallone|
|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)
|Networth & Money|
|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.
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 Children
Frankie Avalon has eight children Frank Burt Avalon, Tony Avalon, Kathryn Avalon, Nicolas Avalon, Dina Avalon, Carla Avalon, Joseph Avalon, and Laura Avalon.
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.
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
|Alakazam the Great||1960||Alakazam|
|Drums of Africa||1963||Brian Ferrers|
|Fireball 500||1966||Dave Owens|
|The Take||1974||Danny James|
|The Stoned Age||1994||Himself|
Frankie Avalon’s Songs
|Bobby Sox to Stockings||1960|
|Just Ask Your Heart||2016|
|You Excite Me||2013|
|I'll Wait for You||1960|
|Don't Stop Now||2016|
|Dee Dee Dinah||1997|
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