His’s full name is Anthony Dominick Benedetto. Anthony is also a painter. The painter is the founder of the Frank Sinatra School of the Arts in Astoria, Queens, New York.This singer started singing at an early age. The singer fought as a US Army infantryman in the European Theater in the final stages of World War II.Anthony has won 19 Grammy Awards, besides he also won the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.
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Anthony Dominick Benedetto first opened his little eyes in this world on August 3, 1926. His birthplace is Long Island City, New York, United States. At present his age is 95 years. His birth sign is Leo. He has American citizenship. He was born at St. John’s Episcopal Hospital in Long Island City, Queens. His father’s name is John Benedetto and his mother’s name is Anna Benedetto. His father was a grocer. He was the first child in his family who was born in the hospital.
His father emigrated in 1906 from Podorgoni, a rural eastern district in the southern Italian city of Reggio Calabria. His mother was born in 1899. Many of his other relatives also came as part of the mass migration of Italians to America. He has an elder sister and an elder brother. His elder sister’s name is Mary Benedetto. And his elder brother’s name is John Benedetto Jr. When he was young, his father was very ill and unable to work due to which his childhood was spent in poverty. When he was 10 years old, his father had passed away from this world.
He grew up in the Great Depression.He was interested in singing since childhood and grew up listening to artists like Eddie Cantor, Bing Crosby, Al Jolson, Judy Garland.His uncle’s name was Dick. And he was a tap dancer in vaudeville. Where this boy got an early window into show business. Dick Frank was the Queens Borough Library Commissioner. He performed at the inauguration of the Triborough Bridge. Apart from singing, he was also interested in drawing. When he turned 13, he started singing for money.
This kid performed as a singing waiter at several Italian restaurants around Native Queens.He took admission in York’s School of Industrial Art to study. This singer studied painting and music. And then later he would appreciate his emphasis on proper technique.But when this singer turned 16, he left school so that he could support his family. After that, Anthony worked as a copy boy and runner for the Associated Press in Manhattan. Benedetto worked several other low-skilled, low-paying jobs. Anthony, however, focused mostly on a professional singing career. He used to perform as a singing waiter.
Anthony Dominick Benedetto married Patricia Beech on February 12, 1952. His wife was an Ohio art student and jazz fan. Patricia Beech gave birth to their son. Patricia Beech gave birth to Danny in 1954 and Daegal (Dae) in 1955. Anthony split from Patricia Beech in 1965.His wife sued him for divorce in 1969 on grounds of adultery. While he was filming the Oscars in 1965, he was linked with aspiring actress Sandra Grant.Anthony was together with Sandra Grant for several years.
He married Sandra Grant quietly in New York on December 29, 1971. Sandra Grant gave birth to Benedetto’s two daughters. Sandra Grant gave birth to Joanna in 1970 and Antonia in 1974. After that he moved to Los Angeles with his wife and daughters. Anthony and Sandra Grant divorced in 2007. On June 21, 2007, he married Susan Crow in a private civil ceremony in New York.
|Real Name||Anthony Dominick Benedetto|
|Know For||Tony Bennett|
|Age||95 year old|
|Date Of Birth||3 August 1926|
|Birth Place||Long Island City, New York, United States|
|Battles/wars||World War II
|Father Name||John Benedetto|
|Mother Name||Anna Benedetto|
|Sister Name||Mary Benedetto|
|Brother Name||John Benedetto Jr|
|Wife Name||Susan Crow (m. 2007)|
|School Name||New York’s School of Industrial Art|
|Height||5 feet 7½ inches|
|Weight||170 lb / 77 kg|
|Eye Color||Light Brown|
|Biceps Size||Approx 18 inches|
|Waist size||Approx 36 inches|
|Bust size||Approx 36 inches|
|Is he gay||No|
|Wife Name||Susan Crow (m. 2007)|
|You Tube||Click here|
Talking about the net worth of this great singer, his net worth is around $200 million.
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