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Frankie Valli

Frankie Valli’s profile picture
Net worth 2018: $60 Million
Industry: Singers
Residence: Newark
Country: United States
BirthDay: 3 May 1934
Sigh: Gemini
Height: 1.65 m

Frankie Valli was bornon 3 May 1934 in Newark, American, is Singer. Frankie Valli is an American singer who rose to fame as the lead singer of the band The Four Seasons in the 1960s. The band, which produced popular hits like ‘Sherry’, ‘Working My Way Back to You’, and ’Who Loves You’ launched Valli as a much loved singer enabling him to embark on a highly successful career as a solo artist later on. Known for his unusually powerful falsetto voice, Valli has scored 29 Top 40 hits with The Four Seasons and nine Top 40 hits as a solo artist. Born into a middle-class family, he developed an early interest in music. His mother sensed her young son’s talents and encouraged him in his endeavors. He was greatly inspired to take up music as a career after watching Frank Sinatra in live performance. He listened to his favorite singers on record and practiced singing by himself in order to develop his voice. He began his musical career by working with a variety of acts and found moderate success. By the 1960s he had become part of the band that would be known as The Four Seasons. He achieved phenomenal success as the band’s lead singer and also enjoyed a very successful stint as a solo artist


$60 Million


He married Randy Clohessy, a woman 26 years his junior, in 1984


The group recorded only sporadically in the 1980s and beyond though they remained popular as a touring band


The Four Seasons’ 1975 album ‘Who Loves You’ became very successful and the album’s title track peaked at No


The highly popular song ‘My Eyes Adored You’ (1974), another one of Valli’s solo singles, became his first No


Frankie Valli’s first marriage was to Mary Mandel which produced two daughters and ended in divorce in 1971


Even though it was his solo effort, the success of the song helped to revive interest in the music of The Four Seasons which had somewhat fallen out of favor in mid-1970s


His 1967 single ‘Can't Take My Eyes Off You’ is one of his most popular solo singles


From 1965 to 1967, The Four Seasons recorded songs using the nom de disque of The Wonder Who? The recordings under this name generally featured a softer version of falsetto singing by Valli


Another one of the album’s singles, ‘December 1963 (Oh, What a Night)’, spent six months on the charts and became the group's all-time best-selling single


In 1962, they were invited to perform their hit ‘Big Girls Don't Cry’ on the show ‘American Bandstand’


The group’s popularity, however, started declining by late 1960s, and they were unable to reclaim the success of their initial days


The Variety Trio disbanded in late 1952, but Valli kept in touch with Tommy DeVito and Nick Macioci (later renamed Nick Massi) with whom he continued performing over the years


In 1951 he started performing with the Variety Trio consisting of Nickie DeVito, Tommy DeVito and Nick Macioci


Frankie Valli was born as Francesco Stephen Castelluccio on May 3, 1934 to an Italian family in New Jersey

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