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Facts of Kathryn Diebel

Full NameKathryn Diebel
First NameKathryn
Last NameDiebel
ProfessionCelebrity Wife
Birth CountryUnited States
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual Orientationstraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseFrankie Avalon
No Of Children8
Networth$500 k
Married Date19,1963

Kathryn Diebel's real name is Kathryn Lynn Diebel. The lady is famous as the spouse of Frankie Avalon

Initially, she belonged to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. She is a citizen of the United States

The lady has also won a beauty pageant and was enrolled at Ferris State University in the year 1978

Kathryn Diebel with her husband Frankie Avalon
Kathryn Diebel with her husband Frankie Avalon. Source: Pinterest

All about their marriage

It's said that her husband first set eyes on her back in the year 1962. At that moment, he was playing cards in his house. 

One of his friends bought a girl to play the game too. Frankie, in an innocent way but firm statement, told his friend that he wanted to marry Kathryn

Later, they dated for five months. Frankie's mate even warned him that this decision of him would spoil his career. 

Frankie was a 60s teen idol, and being linked to a woman would spoil the mystique. They exchanged wedding vows on January 19, 1963

Well, they have been together for more than six decades and still counting more.

Kathryn Diebel with her husband Frankie Avalon on their wedding day
Kathryn Diebel with her husband Frankie Avalon on their wedding day. Source: Facebook

Children of Kathryn and Frankie Avalon

Together, they have eight kids in total. Their names are Frank Burt, Tony, Dina, Laura, Joseph, Nicolas, Kathryn, and Carla. 

Frankie shared that all their kids live within a 10-mile radius of them in Los Angeles. 

Also, the book titled Frankie Avalon's Italian Family Cookbook: From Mom's Kitchen to Mine and Yours shared the anecdotes of his close family along with the recipes he adopted from his mom. 

In his words, he says that if the weather cooperates, his sons and even son-in-law take over the grill, and Frankie stays back in the sun and enjoys the moment with his family. 

They are even the grandparents to ten of their grandchildren, whose names are Jonathan, Kathryn, Patrick, Connor, Nicole, Meghan, Mason, Bridget, Tucker, and Johnny

In his free time, Frankie loves to have dinner with his entire family for a traditional Italian Sunday dinner. 

The actor even mentioned the importance of family rituals in his cookbook. 

Kathryn Diebel with her husband Frankie Avalon and children attending the Dobritch International Circus
Kathryn Diebel with her husband Frankie Avalon and children attending the Dobritch International Circus. Source: Pinterest 

Her husband loved music from a young age

Frankie's real name is Francis Thomas Avallone. His parents are Nicholas and Mary Avallone. He isn't a single child but has one elder sister. 

It's stated that he adored music from a young age. Nevertheless, his father recognized his son's talent and taught him to play the trumpet instruments. 

He loved trumpet so much that he spent five hours in total every day practicing it. Later, he took classes from professionals as well. 

Among the professionals, one of them served as a member of the Philadelphia Symphony Orchestra. 

The professional was impressed by young Frankie and decided to train Frankie even more seriously. Frankie started to get engaged in local contests and won too. 

Undoubtedly, he started gaining fame as a child prodigy. He even attended a party held by AI Martino, a local singer. 

Young Frankie played the instrument there. Everyone listened to him carefully and was mesmerized by his performance. 

One of the talent scouts in that event helped Frankie to appear on 'The Jackie Gleason Show.' 

His career rise through his appearance on the show and the more visibility he got. Frankie signed a contract with X-Vik Records in the year 1954

Frankie's initial recordings were titled Trumpet Sorrento and Trumpet Tarantaella. Later, he started playing for a local band named Rocco and the Saints. 

Frankie was twelve years old then. Then, gradually, his journey began, and the rest is history.

Net worth

Kathryn has a total estimated net worth of 500 thousand dollars in the year 2022. Kathryn's primary source of income is the beauty pageant. 

She also had numerous other sources of income, but she chose to live a modest lifestyle. 

Net worth500 thousand dollars
Income sourceBeauty pageant


  1. Her husband is 82 years old.

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Updated On Sat Dec 31 2022 Published On Sat Dec 31 2022 By shaumya

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