Frankie's first record contract was with Chancellor Records.
Frankie began playing music professionally at the age of 13.
His parents were Mary and Nicholas Avallone.
Frankie was nominated for the Golden Laurel for Top New Male Personality in 1961.
Frankie has 10 grandchildren.
Frankie has a sister named Theresa.
Frankie has been married to Kathryn Diebel since 1963.
Frankie has 8 children named Frankie Jr., Tony, Dina, Laura, Joseph, Nicolas, Kathryn and Carla.
Frankie is 5'8" tall.
He has his own line of hair care products.
Frankie: When I started to play trumpet I was fortunate to learn very quickly.
Frankie: I think today's music absolutely stinks. I really do mean that.
Frankie: God's delay is not God's denial.