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The Late Francine Valli's Life Story - Frankie Valli's Daughter

sajju Published On Thu Jun 10 2021   Modified On Thu Jun 10 2021
The Late Francine Valli's  Life Story - Frankie Valli's Daughter

Francine Valli (1960, USA) is an American singer who gained the popularity and limelight as the daughter of well-known American singer, Francesco Stephen Castelluccio aka Frankie Valli.

In addition, she was just starting her singing career unfortunately, she died on 16th August 1980 at the young age of 20 due to a drug overdose. She died just after the 6 months when her stepsister died falling off a fire escape in 1980.

Wiki, Parents, & Education:

Francine Valli was born in 1960 In New Jersey, the USA to her parents, Frankie Valli and Mary Mandel. Francesco Stephen Castelluccio (3rd May 1934) is an American singer. She lived with her elder sister, Antonia, and stepsister, Cecilia.

Francine Valli's parents, Frankie Valli and Mary Mandel Source: Celebrity Gossip

By nationality, she is an American and belongs to the white ethnicity. Talking about her education, there is no record of her educational background over the internet.

Marital Relationship of Parents:

Francine Valli got married to his first wife, Mary in June 1957 who already had a two-year-old daughter from her previous marriage. They raised her daughter together but sadly after 13 years of marriage, they separated in 1971.

Frankie Valli's Ex-wife, Randy Clohessy Source: Biography Mask

 After that, he married his second wife, MaryAnn Hannigan on 29th June 1974. Their marriage lasted for 8 years as they divorced in 1982. On 7th July 1984, Frankie tied the wedding knot with his third wife, Randy Clohessy. They together welcomed three sons and separated in 2004. 

Cause of her Death:

It was the darkest day for the Valli family when Frankie's youngest daughter Francine Valli's died on 16th August 1980 at the young age of 20. She was found dead at her house in New Jersey. People believed that she may have died of pneumonia or committed suicide. But the truth behind her death was a drug overdose. 

In fact, she died from complications after taking Quaaludes and alcohol together. Her parents tried hard to help her get rid of the drugs by sending her to a rehabilitation center. Furthermore, 6 months before her death, Francesco's stepdaughter, Celia was killed when she fell off a fire escape in 1980.

Professional Career:

Frankie's daughter, Francine wasn't as famous as her dad but she started her career as a singer and recorded a couple of songs including I try, Midnight at the Oasis, and Street Life. While her father is best known as the frontman of the Four Seasons beginning in 1960. 

Francine Valli's dad, Frankie performing on the stage Source: The Guardian

Besides singing, he has also made his appearances in movies and TV shows including Full House, Witness to the Mob (1998), And So It Goes (2014), etc. His albums include tracks like Closeup (1975), Our Day Will Come (1975), Romancing the '60s (2007), and many more.

Net Worth & Salary:

Unfortunately, there is no information about Francine's net worth at the time of her passing away at the beginning phase of her career. On the other hand, Mr. Valli has a whopping net worth of $80 million as of now.

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