Connie Francis
Connie Francis
Celebrated name: Connie Francis
Real name/full name: Concetta Rosa Maria Franconero
Gender: Female
Age: 81 years old
Birth date: 12 December 1938
Birth place: Newark, New Jersey, U.S
Nationality: American
Height: 162cm
Weight: 54kg
Sexual orientation: Straight
Marital status: Divorced
Husband/spouse (name): Bob Parkison (m. 1985-div1986), Joseph Garzilli (m.1973-div1978), Izzy Marion (m. 1971-div1972), Dick Kanellis (m. 1964-div1964)
Children/kids (son and daughter): yes (Joseph Garzilli Jr)
Dating/boyfriend (name): N/a
Is Connie Francis  lesbian?: No
Profession: Singer, actress
Salary: N/a
Net worth in 2020: $28 million
Last updated: f 20

Connie Francis, born as Concetta Rosa Maria Franconero, was an American singer and explicit actress. She was not only born with good looks but also a golden voice that has touched and revived the hearts of many people. From the moment she was born, her father recognized her outstanding talent in music. She outsold all the males in music in the 50s’ and 60s’. During her time in music, she performed exceptionally, and her albums are still being listened

Maybe you know about Connie Francis very well, but do you know how old and tall is she and what is her net worth in 2020? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Connie Francis ’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early life & biography

Born in New Jersey USA on 12 December 1938 is the talented singer and actress Connie Francis. Her parents are George Franco Nero and Ida Franco Nero.  She was brought up in a tightly-knit family in Brooklyn before the family moved to New Jersey. From when this talented singer was younger, you could identify her talent in music.

Her father was very encouraging and influential. At the age of four years, she did her first performance at the Olympic amusement park, which moved the audience.  At the age of fourteen, she was making demonstration records for the famous singers of the day

From 1951 to 1952, she attended Newark Arts high school and later moved to Belleville high school. She graduated in the same school class of 1955. While at high school, she was the editor of the schools’ magazine and also a member of the national honor society. Her motive behind joining the society was her aspirations towards becoming a prominent doctor someday.

Personal life

As nature would have it, Connie’s love life has not been a bed of roses. She has been in and out of 4 marriages. Her first marriage was with bob Parkinson. This relationship was received with negative impressions from her fans. The duo parted ways only a year after.

After a short period, Connie had an affair with Joseph Garzilli, who is a restaurateur and a travel-agency owner. They did their wedding in the year 1973 and later got a child together. This was Connie’s longest that lasted for five years before they divorced.  Her marriage with Izzy Marion, who was a hair-salon owner, only lived for ten months.

Later she got married to dick Kannelis in 1964, who she divorced the same year after staying together for four months. Nevertheless, she has adopted four children, Valerie, Yvonne, Lorraine, and Alan.

In 1974 she was sexually assaulted while in a hotel. This was after her performance at the Westbury music affair.  She claimed that the intruder broke through to her room, pointing a knife at her. This affected her music career, but she picked up later in the 1990s.

Age, height, and weight

Being born on 12 December 1938, Connie Francis is 81 years old as of today’s date 1st October 2020. Her height is 1.62m tall, and her weight is 54 kg.

Career

Connie’s career in music started when she was very young. At the age of only four years, she made her first performance.  She was performing in neighborhood festivals and children’s talent shows. She was in the star time kids show on NBC between 1953-1955.it is during her rehearsals on Arthur Geoffrey’s talent scouts show where she changed her birth name to her current stage name. Her father was her manager and also financed for the recording of her first album, which consisted of only four songs.  Unfortunately, it wasn’t yet her time as nature would say. Thus every recording studio turned her down.

She later managed to record a single track. It got the attention of the MGM records, who requested her to sign a contract with them.  In 1957 she recorded with “Marvin Rainwater.” It was received with good hearts from the public, and she managed to sell over a million copies.

Awards & achievements

Her immense efforts towards her career must have paid off someday. Consequently, she is a recipient of several awards and nominations.  Some of her awards include;

  • The woman of the year in music 2013
  • Applause prize for creative achievement in 2011
  • The humanitarian award of the year 2010 was presented to Connie on May 20, 2010
  • She was the national spokeswoman of the year, 2010 award winner
  • In Toronto Canada, she received the common spirit award in September 2009
  • She received the mental health association award in 2008 for exceptionally impacting the society

Net worth & salary of Connie Francis  in 2020

Connie Francis Net Worth
Connie Francis Net Worth

This explicit singer and award winner efforts and skills must have earned her a lifetime fortune. As of October 2020, She is currently rated to be worth $28 million. The main source of her wealth is her songs. Nevertheless, she has been a hardworking celebrity despite the many hiccups in her singing career. Out of her free-spirit and hard works, she received a medicine four-year scholarship. The scholarship increased her knowledge, which might have been the key acceleration to the huge net worth.

Connie Francis was an explicit singer in the ’50s and 60’s. Her golden melodious voice has earned her a fortune and also given her platform to air out her thoughts. While in the music industry, she left a legacy that is still celebrated today. She had the most outstanding virtues; thus, rarely, she was linked to controversies.

4 COMMENTS

  1. Connie Frances was and will always be one of my most favorite fans. Ms. Frances may not remember me, however, I was working for Alitalia Airlines at JFK in the early years of the 60’s. Connie was a frequent passenger on Alitalia. I remember dearly when she would arrive at the terminal, she would have been escorted to the First Class V.I.P lounge I would have the opportunity meeting her and then again would asked her, if there war anything she would like to have while waiting for her departure. One of her favorite quick snacks were the hot dogs that was served at the international arrival bldg snack bar. Yes, I would purchase one or two of them for her. Connie was a down to earth person, and to know her was to love her, and I most certainly did so. Later on, I was promoted to being a sales representative for Alitalia. She then was married to Joe Garzili, and would from time to time join Joe at many functions in the travel industry. I then re-introduced myself to her once again, and yes, she remembered me and the hot dog saga. She will always be my favorite celebrity to which I had the honor of meeting once again. I had the opportunity while working at the terminal of Alitalia, meeting any celebrities , but Connie..one of the dearest and best people I’ve ever met. I know she gave a a beautiful photograph of her signed by her also. I wish I could find it. I’m now 80 years old, and play her music always.

    Connie, if you ever read this comment, I’m saying God Bless you always and all the joy you brought to the world. You will never be forgotten. May your music & singing career always be with us. I know, I will never forget out little conversations before you flew to Italy. Yes, I’m a true blooded Sicilian, first generation American. At the moment, I’m listening to your song..”Arrivideci Roma. I would love to see you one again. Thank you for adding to my life your being. Love & Hugs, Dominick Cirri

  2. Connie, I sent a letter to you BACK in J a n, or Feb 2020..I explained who I was and described my life as a young 12 year old, who Admired you and listened and learned your wonderful music..I let you know quite a lot about my past, what a Fan I was, and still am…I Am now almost 74 and still perform your music as often as i am privileged to perform…I told you I have a famous son who is part of a Country Group “Llittle Big Town”..my name is Bonnie Sweet..real name Yvonne…I sent you an Album of LBT, and also a Christmas of myself..I so looked forward to hearing a warm response from you.. I am still waiting and Praying for your response..I am a huge Fan since I was 12..You were and still are, My Idol..Thank you..I hope you read this. May God richly Bless you always… An Adoring Fan for the rest of my life…

  3. Connie Francis – I have been a huge fan of yours since I was a kid in the mid-60’s, I was born in ‘55. I still listen to your music!! What talent you have!! God bless you Connie❤️

  4. Greetings from Edmonton, Canada. It’s a relief to know that you are still with us. You were the favourite singer of my schoolmates at Sisler High School in Winnipeg in 1962, and I agreed, to the point that I went to see your movie “Where the Boys Are.” Little did I know that my city would become a major centre for the music industry, even though music was all around me. Because of our long winters, hundreds of bands got together in basements to perfect their craft. People such as Burton Cummings, Randy Bachman and Neil Young emerged to entertain the world. Burton had a crush on Brenda Lee, but I had a crush on you, as did many of my classmates. Burton, Randy and I lived in the same neighbourhood, but I never got a chance to run into either of them.

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