Franco De Vita Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Franco De Vita Quick Info
Height5 ft 8 in
Weight70 kg
Date of BirthJanuary 23, 1954
Zodiac SignAquarius
GirlfriendUnknown

Franco De Vita is a Venezuelan singer and songwriter who is known for releasing a number of albums such as Al Norte Del SurEn Vivo Marzo 16Voces a mi AlrededorFuera de Este MundoSegundas partes también son buenasMil y Una Historias En Vivo, Simplemente La VerdadVuelve en Primera Fila, and Libre. Born to Italian immigrant parents, he gained much international fame with the release of his 3rd album, Al Norte del Sur, in 1988. He has also released several chart-topping tracks such as No Basta which topped the Billboard Latin music charts for 4 weeks and whose music video won the International Viewer’s Choice Award at the 1991 MTV Video Music Awards. Franco De Vita has also accumulated a huge social media fan base with more than 7 million followers on Facebook, more than 2 million followers on Instagram, more than 5 million followers on Twitter, and more than 2 million subscribers on YouTube.

Born Name

Franco Atilio De Vita De Vito

Nick Name

Franco

Franco De Vita as seen in January 2011
Franco De Vita as seen in January 2011 (Alegriacorp / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Sun Sign

Aquarius

Born Place

Caracas, Venezuela

Residence

Madrid, Spain

Nationality

Venezuelan nationality.

Education

Franco De Vita took piano lessons at university level.

Occupation

Singer, Songwriter

Family

  • Father – Ferdinando De Vita
  • Mother – Rosa De Vito
  • Siblings – Bartolomé (Brother), Fernando (Brother), Ana (Sister)

Manager

Franco De Vita is represented by Alegria Producciones.

Genre

Latin Pop, Rock

Instruments

Guitar, Piano, Vocals

Labels

CBS Records International, Sony Music Entertainment (SME)

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 8 in or 173 cm

Weight

70 kg or 154.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Franco De Vita prefers to keep his private life away from the spotlight. Hence, it is difficult for us to ascertain anything about his love life and relationship history.

Franco De Vita as seen while posing for a picture with actor Edgar Ramirez (Center) and musician René Pérez Joglar (Right) in Buenos Aires, Argentina in November 2017
Franco De Vita as seen while posing for a picture with actor Edgar Ramirez (Center) and musician René Pérez Joglar (Right) in Buenos Aires, Argentina in November 2017 (Franco De Vita / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

White

Hair Color

Light Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Distinctive tenor voice

Franco De Vita as seen while giving a performance in July 2007
Franco De Vita as seen while giving a performance in July 2007 (Christian Córdova / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Best Known For

  • His extensive contribution to the music industry as he has released several albums, such as Franco De VitaAl Norte Del SurEn Vivo Marzo 16Voces a mi AlrededorFuera de Este MundoSegundas partes también son buenasMil y Una Historias En Vivo, Simplemente La VerdadVuelve en Primera Fila, and Libre, and has also worked with a couple of well-known artists during the course of his career
  • Having won a Latin Grammy Award nomination in the “Best Male Pop Vocal Album” category for his album titled Stop
  • Having garnered an immense social media fan base with his musical talents as Franco De Vita enjoys more than 7 million followers on Facebook, more than 2 million followers on Instagram, more than 5 million followers on Twitter, and more than 2 million subscribers on YouTube

First Album

Franco De Vita released his debut eponymous studio album, Franco De Vita, in 1984. The album successfully managed to garner 3 Spanish-language hits in Venezuela which were Somos Tres, No Hay Cielo, and Un Buen Perdedor.

First TV Show

Franco De Vita made his first TV show appearance as Un insorto in an episode, titled Ponine, of the drama series, Les Misérables, in May 1964.

Personal Trainer

He has maintained a healthy physique by leading an active life.

Franco De Vita as seen while performing at an event in July 2013
Franco De Vita as seen while performing at an event in July 2013 (Alegria Producciones / Alegria Producciones / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Franco De Vita Facts

  1. His parents were Italian immigrants who later went back to Rome, Italy when he was 3 years old. Then, when he was around 13 years old, his family shifted back to Venezuela.
  2. Franco De Vita grew up in Rome, Italy and learned Italian way before he learned Spanish, which he learned only after his family moved back to Venezuela from Italy.
  3. In the year 1982, he founded a group named Icaro which was able to release an album in his homeland.
  4. His song, Sólo Importas Tú, from his 2nd studio album, gained much popularity and was used as the theme song for the Spanish-language romantic drama soap opera, La Dama De Rosa. Franco De Vita was credited at the end of every episode and performed the song on the piano.
  5. Franco De Vita started gaining international fame after the release of his 3rd album, Al Norte del Sur, which was released in 1988 via CBS Records. It comprised of tracks such as Te Equivocaste ConmigoLouisTe AmoUn Poco De RespetoSoy Como SoyLoco De AtarPromesasEsta Vez, and Al Norte Del Sur. The album established him as a socially conscious musician working with adult-oriented pop and the music video for one of its songs, Louis, which revolved around a daydreaming cabbie who idolizes the famous English rock band, The Beatles, was considered very advanced for the time it was released in.
  6. In 1990, the song, No Basta, from his album titled Extranjero was ranked at number #1 in the Billboard Latin music charts and topped the charts for 4 weeks. The music video for the song also won the International Viewer’s Choice Award at the 1991 MTV Video Music Awards.
  7. The song, Cálido y Frío, from his album titled Voces a mi Alrededor (1993) became a Top 10 hit on the Billboard Latin music charts.
  8. In 2004, Franco De Vita released his studio album, Stop, via Sony Music Latin and it consisted of tracks such as Ay DiosRosa o ClavelNo Me LastimesNo Sé lo Que Me DasDonde Está el Amor, and Un Extraño En Mi Bañera. Franco De Vita also collaborated with the Mexico based duo, Sin Bandera, on the song titled Si La Ves. One of the album’s tracks, Tú De Qué Vas, was ranked at number #3 in Billboard Hot Latin Tracks chart and at number #1 in the Latin Pop Airplay chart. The album also received a Latin Grammy Award nomination in the “Best Male Pop Vocal Album” category and became a double Platinum+Gold in Mexico.
  9. He also toured in the United States on a co-headlining tour with Venezuelan-Argentine singer and songwriter, Ricardo Montaner, in 2004.
  10. Franco De Vita has worked with the Puerto Rican reggaeton duo, Wisin & Yandel, on a couple of tracks such as Oye Donde Esta El AmorUn Buen Perdedor, and Que No Muera La Esperanza.
  11. He has appeared in a number of shows such as ¡Despierta América!Otro rollo con: Adal RamonesDon Francisco presentaMañanas informalesSusana GiménezUn sol para los chicosi, and Gracias por venir, gracias por estar.
  12. Franco De Vita was featured in the album titled Viva Duets by American singer Tony Bennett in 2012.
  13. He was honored as the “Pop Artist of the Year” at the 2012 Pepsi Venezuela Music Awards.
  14. He got inducted to the Billboard Latin Music of Fame in 2014.
  15. Franco De Vita has also recorded music in Portuguese.
  16. He supports the LGBT community.
  17. He is trilingual and can speak Spanish, Italian, and English.
  18. Visit his official website @ francodevita.com.
  19. Follow Franco De Vita on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Spotify, iTunes, and YouTube.

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