|Real Name/Full Name||Michael Franzese|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Michael Franzese|
|Birth Place:||New York City|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||27 May 1951|
|Age/How Old:||72 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres –175 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 10″
|Weight:||In Kilograms –81 Kg
In Pounds – 179 lbs
|Parents Name:||Father –John Sonny Franzese
Mother – Christian Capobianco-Franzese
|Wife/Spouse Name:||Camille Garcia, m.1985|
|Kids/Children Name:||Julia Marie Franzese, Miquelle Franzese, Amanda Franzese|
|Profession:||Motivational speaker, former mobster|
|Net Worth:||$2 million|
|Last Updated:||October 2023|
People have different opportunities in life. People are given platforms to express their expertise and what they are made of. Unfortunately, for some people, and especially the young and unskilled youngsters, they are unable to take advantage of the opportunity they get. Therefore, they end up losing their chance of enjoying the best in life. This was the case for Michael Franzese who dropped out of school and joined crime.
For him he thought this was the best way to cater for his family after his father was imprisoned. Michael became a member of a famous family crime known as Colombo family after his father was imprisoned for 50 years, rendering him as the bread winner for the family. As the famous saying goes crime doesn’t pay, Michael became a motivational speaker and writer while serving his time in prison after he got born again.
Well, how well do you know about Michael Franzese? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Michael Franzese’s net worth in 2023, 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 Michael Franzese to date.
Biography and Early Life
If you have been wondering how old Michael Franzese is, here is everything you need to know about him. He was born on 27 May 1951 in New York City, New York, United States. His father was John Sonny Franzese and mother Christian Capobianco Franzese; his father was associated with crime and he was combo family crime underboss. Michael later shifted his operations to long island where he attained his high school education at Long Island. He later joined Hofstra University for a pre-med program in 1961.
In 1971 his father was sentenced in prison for 50 years for bank robbery which made Michael to drop out of college to cater for his family. Michael was later acquitted by his father’s friends and in 1975 he was inducted as a made man, and later became part of the 300 crew caporegime in 1980.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Michael Franzese in 2023 and what is his height and weight? Well, Michael Franzese’s age is 72 years old as of today’s date 4th October 2023 having been born on 27 May 1951. Though, he is 5′ 10″ in feet and inches and 175 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 179 lbs in Pound and 81 kg in Kilograms.
Michael is such a generous man and is very proud of who he is. He shares a lot of information about his past life and nothing seems to be secretive about him. However, the truth is, he is not as open as he seems to be. Michael hasn’t disclosed much information about his years in school from elementary to college.
All we know for now is that he got his high school education at Long Island and later joined Hofstra University for a pre-med program. However, he dropped out after his father was arrested in order to cater for his family. We have however not given up yet. We are still doing our research and once we find any information, we will update it here.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
As mentioned above, Michael is a very generous man who is very generous with information and this includes information about his love life. Michael married his current wife, Camille Garcia in 1985, she is his second wife. However, not much is known about his first wife as he prefers to keep his private life away from the public. Michael is a father of seven children, but he has kept the names of their mothers away from the public.
Michael alongside some of his friends; Vito Guzzo, Joseph Peraino, Jimmy Angelino Salvatore Miciotta and John Minerva took a blood oath in 1975 during their induction to crime.
However, they all died in the hands of other criminals except Michael who survived to tell the story. Michael is now born again motivational speaker and writer giving hope and inspiration to many people around the world. He currently owns a home in Delray Beach,Florida.
Is Michael Franzese Gay?
Michael might not have revealed much information about his past relationships but his relationship and marriage with Camille Garcia and his seven children is enough to prove that he is not gay.
Michael dropped out of school in 1975 and became a mobster. This was after his father was imprisoned for 50 years for a bank robbery crime he had committed. He did this so that he can cater for his family as he was the only one the family could look upon. He quickly took his role in the organized crime after being acquitted by his father’s friends. He carried out his major crime in 1980, which was to defraud the federal government out of taxes on gasoline.
This idea was sold to him by Salvador Lorizzo one of his friends in crime. The idea was to open 18 companies in Panama so that they can easily shift from one company to another ones their activities are suspected in one company. Michael became very successful in his crime world as by mid 1980s he had several businesses in various fields. This included; auto repair shops, movie productions, car dealership, night clubs among others.
In 1992 Michael co-authored his first book titled Quitting the Mod, in which he discussed about his criminal activities, his life with his father and other personal issues about his life. Michael later denounced organized crime in 1994 and became a motivational speaker. He has since been delivering his speeches to different institutions including schools, youth’s meetings among others. He has also authored and released different books including, Blood Covenant, The Good, The Bad and The Forgiven, Quitting The Mob, From The Godfather to God the Father I’ll Make You an Offer You Can’t Refuse and Lived.
Michael is good in what he does and his motivational speeches and his books has been a great success. However, he has not been able to receive any award as he has spent better of his years in crime.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Michael Franzese in 2023
Michael reformed from crime where he was ranked one of the riches mafia boss. However, this changed and his net worth as of 2023 is $2 million, which he has earned through his books and motivational speeches.
Michael would have chosen to remain in crime, but he never did. Today, he is a very successful man, and he is doing even better by day because he dared to dream.