Frankie Avalon
Frankie Avalon
Real Name/Full Name Francis Thomas Avallone
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Frankie Avalon
Birth Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 18 September 1940
Age/How Old: 83 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres –173 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5’ 8’’
Weight: In Kilograms – 73 Kg
In Pounds –160 lbs
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Parents Name: Father – Nicholas Avallone
Mother – Mary Avallone
Siblings: Theresa Avallone
School: South Philadelphia High School
College: N/A
Religion: Catholic
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Kathryn Diebel (m. 1963)
Kids/Children Name: Carla Avalon, Dina Avalon, Frankie Avalon Jr., Tony Avalon, Kathryn Avalon, Nicolas Avalon, Joseph Avalon and Laura Avalon
Profession: Actor, singer, and former teen idol
Net Worth: $35 Million
Last Updated: May 2024

Francis Thomas Avallone is a popular, well-cherished, and talented American actor, singer, and former teen idol. He is popularly known by the name Frankie Avalon. He is best known for giving 31 charting US Billboard singles throughout his musical journey. His super hit songs are “Venus” and “Why,” which were released in the year 1959.

Well, how well do you know about Frankie Avalon? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Frankie Avalon’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Frankie Avalon to date.

Biography and Early Life

Frankie Avalon was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, on the 18th of September in 1940 to a lovely couple christened as Nicholas Avallone (father) and Mary Avallone (mother). He has a pretty sister named Theresa Avallone, who loves and supports him unconditionally.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Frankie Avalon in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Frankie Avalon’s age is 83 years old as of today’s date 23rd May 2024 having been born on 18 September 1940. Though, he is 5’ 8’’ in feet and inches and 173 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 160 lbs in Pound and 73kg in Kilograms.


He attended South Philadelphia High School for his earlier education, and there is no information given about his higher studies.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Frankie Avalon With Wife Kathryn Diebel
Frankie Avalon With Wife Kathryn Diebel

He married on 19thof January in the year 1963 to Kay (Kathryn Diebel), who was a beauty pageant holder. They began their love story when they met while playing cards in their mutual friend’s house. He fell in love with her in that instant only and informed his friend that he would marry her very soon. However, his agent cautioned her that his teen idol mystique would be ruined if he married then.

The two-some have eight children listing in descending order from Frankie Jr., Tony, Dina, Joseph, Nicholas, Kathryn, and Carla. The couple had ten beautiful and adorable grandchildren. His son Tony, Frankie, accompanies him in music tours.

Is Frankie Avalon Gay?

Frankie Avalon is happily married to his beloved lady named Kathryn Diebel, a beauty pageant holder. The couple has a total of eight beautiful children who love them a lot. Hence, it is proved that he isn’t homosexual or gay.

Professional Career

He started his career as a teen idol, and later, in late 1952, he got featured on American network television. He had played trumpet at a Christmas Party, and this was a comedy sketch on the show called “The Jackie Gleason Show.”

His two single tracks were released in the year 1954 on RCA Victor’s X. His blockbuster song “Venus” was ranked in number one position for almost five weeks, and “Why” was organized in number one position on the list of Billboard Hot 100. He has released a total of 31 singles throughout his music career.

In the year 1962, he got starred in a movie entitled “Beach Party.” Later, he got the opportunity to enact in a film called “the Alamo.”

He has done several movies after that and has gained massive respect and love from the audience.


Frankie has been recognized with a long list of awards ever since he stepped here in the industry. In the year 1957, he was awarded the title- “King of Songs.” Later he got the opportunity to stand with the award “Photoplay Magazine Gold Award” in the category of popular vocalist. Two years prior to it in 1995, he was inducted with “The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame” for her significance and influence he had made in the upcoming youth rocks.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Frankie Avalon in 2024

Frankie Avalon Net Worth
Frankie Avalon Net Worth

As of 2024, he has an estimated net worth of $35 Million. He was able to earn his wealth by being involved with the entertainment industry. He was a superb vocalist. Along with it, he was a magnificent actor. He is working since he was just 11-year-old where he played trumpet on shows such as “Jackie Gleason Show.” His date the biggest hit is Venus which showered him tremendous success. This was his breakthrough in his acting career. This allowed him to act in several other films such as-Alamo, voyage to the bottom of the sea, and lots more.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • While he was just 11 years old, he was allowed to play part on TVshows like- “Jackie Gleason S”
  • His eldest son Frankie Jr. was the one who worked in “The Karate Kid,” he currently works as a musician.
  • Tony, his second eldest son, is also a musician and has taught at Rock Nation School.

Frankie Avalon is the short name of Francis Thomas, who is a well-cherished actor, singer from America. He’s pretty famous for his movies like Beach Party, Venus, etc. The latter didn’t only was a hit in itself but also opened the doors for him in the acting world. He is a great personality who has been consistent in his work ever since he has inaugurated.

He has a massive fan media following, which has helped him establish himself as an excellent actor and singer, and this has made him famous in his country and has raised his fame around the world. He has impacted the globe adorably with his charismatic personality.


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