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Sergio Franchi Net Worth

Sergio Franchi Net Worth is
$800,000



Sergio Franchi Biography

Who’s Sergio Franchi: Sergio Franchi ( given birth to Apr 6, 1926 – died Might 1, 1990) was an Italian-American tenor and professional. He got his rise in popularity in america as a media star and documenting artist. Early Lifestyle (Youth): Franchi was created in Sergio Franci Galli, Italy. His dad was Neapolitan and his mom was Ligurian (Genoa) .During his childhood days, he utilized to for the family, while his pops utilized to enjoy the piano and guitar. Interesting Specifics: John F. Kennedy asked Sergio to sing the nationwide anthem while executing on the Framingham Monticello in November 1963. He also sang at an enormous Congressional Membership luncheon honoring Initial Lady, Lady Parrot Johnson. Personal Lifestyle: Sergio and Yvonne Lindsey got wedded on Feb 14, 1953. That they had a little girl and a kid. They divorced on Dec 31, 1981. On June 14, 1982, he wedded once again with Eva. Accomplishment: Sergio was honored by THE HIGHER New Orleans Cultural Culture with a particular banquet and provided him the “16th Annual Italian American of the entire year Prize. He was also received honored using the Il Lecone di San Marco Prize. Rumor: After Many years, Franchi uncovered that he previously to buy an archive to understand the lyrics. It really is rumored that Leader Kennedy asked him “Well, which are the phrases?” before executing on the stage.


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Quick Facts

Full NameSergio Franchi
DiedMay 1, 1990, Stonington, Connecticut, United States
ProfessionActor, Singer
NationalityAmerican, Italian
SpouseEva Simone Franchi, Yvonne Lindsey Franchi
SiblingsDana Valery
MoviesThe Secret of Santa Vittoria


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1In 1963, Sergio Franchi had three new LP albums on Billboard 200 Album Chart: "Our Man From Italy" peaked at #66; "Broadway - I Love You!" peaked at #103; and "The Dream Duet" (with Metropolitan Opera star, Anna Moffo) peaked at #97. All three albums were on RCA classical Red Seal label.
2Sergio Franchi's 1965 album, "Sergio Franchi Live! at The Coconut Grove" peaked at #114 on the Billboard 200 Album Chart.
3Sergio Franchi's personal passion was collecting and restoring classic and antique automobiles. He was a long-time member of the Classic Car Club of America; won awards for his restoration work, and participated in many of their cavalcades. After his death, his important collection aroused strong interest and competitive bidding at Christi's Exceptional Cars Auction in 2006.
4In recognition of his support for them, The Boys' Towns of Italy presented Sergio Franchi with their prestigious "Michelangelo Award;" and in 2001 he was posthumously awarded the title of Cavaliere in the "Order of Merit" (Stella al merito del lavoro) by the Italian Government.
5A generous benefactor and philanthropist, Sergio Franchi was honored by The Greater New Orleans Cultural Society on March 12, 1982 where they presented him with the "16th Annual Italian American of the Year Award.".
6On September 15, 1983, Sergio Franchi gave a Command Performance for President Ronald Reagan in honor of the Portugese State Visit.
71976 was the year Sergio Franchi was hired to do television commercials for Chrysler Corporation's Plymouth Volare & for Hills Brothers Coffee. He also signed to endorse Carpineto wines in print media because "Italy produces 90% of the grapes for wine.".
8On October 10, 1977 Franchi served as Grand Marshall of the world's largest Italian-American celebration - New York City's Columbus Day Parade.
9As of 1987, Sergio Franchi held the record for the biggest one-week attendance draw at the North Shore Music Theater.
10In May of 1965, Sergio Franchi sang at the huge annual Congressional Club luncheon honoring First Lady, Lady Bird Johnson.
11In November 0f 1963, Sergio Franchi was invited to attend a rally for President John F. Kennedy at the Monticello Hotel in Framingham, MA and to sing the National Anthem.
12On April 17, 1968, Franchi sang The National Anthem for the Opening Day game (New York Mets vs. San Francisco Giants) at Shea Stadium.
13Appeared as a Mystery Guest on "What's My Line?".
14Sergio's 1962 release "Romantic Italian Songs" reached The Billboard Top 200 (167th) 36 years later in 1998 when it was re-issued as a CD.
15A prolific recording artist on the RCA Victor label, his albums "Romantic Italian Songs" (his first US album,1962), and his 1965 Christmas Album, "The Heart of Christmas" were on Billboard's Top-40 album charts during their respective years.
16TV spokesperson for the Plymouth Volare in the 1970s.
17Brother of singer/actress Dana Valery.
18After becoming an American citizen in 1972, Sergio often called himself "a Yankee Frankee.".


Quotes

#Quote
1On being poor and being rich: The feeling of being poor is terrible You think the whole world is against you...I went on no matter what!...Now that I am rich, I enjoy the fact that I can walk into any restaurant anywhere and not think how much the bill is going to be.
2On the fear of dying: I died once in a night club. It was my first night club date. I'm 39, quite successful, make quite a lot of money, happy. When Will I be in a better shape to face it?
3In revenge for all those singing 'Arrivederci Roma' in English, I'm going to sing 'Chicago' in Italian!


Filmography

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Race for Glory1989performer: "O Sole Mio"
Three Coins in the Fountain1970TV Movie performer: "Three Coins in the Fountain"
The Ed Sullivan Show1967-1970TV Series performer - 2 episodes
The Secret of Santa Vittoria1969performer: "The Song of Santa Vittoria Stay"

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Secret of Santa Vittoria1969Tufa
The Red Skelton Hour1969TV Seriesthe Black Knight
Sing, aber spiel nicht mit mir1963

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Live with Kelly and Michael1988-1989TV SeriesHimself
The Merv Griffin Show1965-1985TV SeriesHimself - Singer / Himself / Himself - Tenor
The 37th Annual Tony Awards1983TV SpecialHimself - Presenter: Best Featured Actress in a Musical
The All-Time American Songbook1982TV MovieHimself - Tenor
Musical Comedy Tonight II1981TV MovieHimself
The Mike Douglas Show1966-1978TV SeriesHimself - Co-Host / Himself - Singer / Himself - Tenor / ...
Dinah!1976TV SeriesHimself - Singer
Jack Paar Tonite1973TV SeriesHimself - Singer
Dinah's Place1973TV SeriesHimself - Singer
The Julie Andrews Hour1972-1973TV SeriesHimself - Tenor / Himself
The David Frost Show1970-1972TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Singer / Himself - Guest
Saturday Variety1972TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1969-1972TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Singer / Himself - Guest
The Ed Sullivan Show1962-1971TV SeriesHimself - Singer / Opera Tenor / Singer / ...
The Dick Cavett Show1970TV SeriesHimself - Tenor
The Linkletter Show1970TV SeriesHimself
The Real Tom Kennedy Show1970TV SeriesHimself
Della1970TV SeriesHimself
The Hollywood Palace1964-1970TV SeriesHimself - Singer
The Joey Bishop Show1967-1969TV SeriesHimself - Singer / Himself
The Jerry Lewis Show1968TV SeriesHimself - Singer / Actor
The Gypsy Rose Lee Show1967TV SeriesHimself - Singer
The Dean Martin Show1966TV SeriesHimself
The Danny Kaye Show1966TV SeriesHimself
The Sammy Davis, Jr. Show1966TV SeriesHimself
Fanfare1965TV SeriesHimself - Singer-Actor
The Jack Paar Program1964TV SeriesHimself
The Bob Hope Show1964TV SeriesHimself - Singer
Be My Guest1961TV SeriesHimself
Showtime1960TV SeriesHimself
Words and Music1960TV SeriesHimself
Russ Conway1960TV SeriesHimself
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