Franco De Vita is a Venezuelan singer-songwriter. The Latin Grammy Award-winning musician has released twelve studio albums, four live albums, sixteen compilations, and over 40 singles.
He was inducted into the Billboard Latin Music Hall of Fame in 2014. Here is what you should know about Franco De Vita:
Franco De Vita was born Franco Atilio De Vita De Vito on January 23, 1954 in Caracas, Venezuela, to Italian parents Ferdinando De Vita and Rosa De Vito. At the time of this writing, he is 67 years old.
He was raised in Rome, Italy before his family moved back to Venezuela when he was 13.
He left his family behind and moved to New York on his own to pursue a musical career.
Franco De Vita has been a professional musician since 1982. His earliest foray into music was the band Corpus, formed in 1982. He went on to found Icaro after Corpus disbanded and they released a self-titled album.
De Vita went solo and released his eponymous debut solo studio album, Franco De Vita, in 1984.
He has since released twelve studio albums, four live albums, sixteen compilations, and over 40 singles.
He has won two Latin Grammy Awards, both for his third live album, 2011's In the First Row. He has been nominated for six more Latin Grammys.
Besides that, he has won eight ASCAP Awards, two Latin Billboard Awards, and an MTV Video Music Award, among many others.
De Vita has led several international tours including the Thousand and One Stories Tour (from 2006 to 2008), Simply the Truth Tour (from 2009 to 2010), Look Beyond Tour (from 2011 to 2012), and Back in the Front Row Tour (from 2014 to 2015).
According to celebritynetworth.com, Franco De Vita has a net worth of $40 million. As a singer-songwriter, his wealth comes from record sales, tours, merchandise sales, public appearances, and brand endorsements.