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Frankie Banali Net Worth

Frankie Banali Net Worth is
$10 Million

Frankie Banali Biography

Frankie Banali was born on the 14th November 1951, in Queens, New York City USA, of Italian descent. He is a drummer, well known for being a member of the heavy metal band Quiet Riot. In addition to playing the drums, he has served as manager of the band since 1994. Moreover, he has played alongside Billy Idol, Steppenwolf and Faster Pussycat. Banali has been active in the entertainment industry since 1975.

How much is the net worth of Frankie Banali? It has been estimated by authoritative sources that the overall size of his wealth is as much as $10 million, as of the data presented in the middle of 2016. Music is the main source of the drummer’s net worth.

Frankie Banali Net Worth $10 Million

To begin with, he was raised in Queens, but at the age of 24 he settled down in Los Angeles. and pursued the career of the drummer, playing drums with a number of bands such as Goldy McJohn and Nick St. Nicholas. In 1975, the Quiet Riot music band was launched, in addition to which Frankie played the drums with the bands Vic Vergeat Band, Hudhes / Thrall and Billy Thorpe in 1982. However, he was primarily the drummer of the Quiet Riot band, and with the aforementioned band he released two successful albums – in 1983 the studio album “Mental Health” which was certified six times platinum in USA and three times platinum in Canada, and peaked in the top position of the Billboard Top 100. The following year, “Condition Critical” (1984) was released, which was certified platinum according to sales in the USA. There were lots of changes in the Quiet Riot band, and they went into hiatus for some time and then reunited, yet none of their albums released after 1986 received commercial success. Since 1994, Banali has held the position of the manager in the Quiet Riot, and both positions have added to his net worth.

It is worth mentioning the fact that Banali has also been playing in the band W.A.S.P since 1989. They have released ten studio albums. The albums “Metal Health” (1983), “Condition Critical” (1984), “QR III” (1986) and “QR” (1988) all entered the Billboard Top 100, and the album “Terrified” (1993) won the American Indie Music Award in the category of Heavy Metal. In 2010, the documentary film about the Quiet Riot band “Well Now You’re Here, There’s No Way Back” was released, directed and produced by Regina Russell. Banali says he was influenced by such musicians as Vinnie Colaiuta, Dennis Chambers, Simon Phillips, Buddy Rick and John Bonham. Overall, all the above mentioned engagements have added sums to the total size of Frankie Banali net worth.

Finally, in the personal life of the drummer, he has married twice. In 1994, he married Karen, and they have a daughter. In 2009, Karen died from heart failure at the age of just 40 years of age. In 2015, Frankie married Regina Russell.

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Quick Facts

Full NameFrankie Banali
Net Worth$10 Million
Date Of BirthNovember 14, 1951
Place Of BirthQueens, New York City, New York, United States
ProfessionSongwriter, Musician, Drummer
NationalityAmerican
SpouseRegina Russell Banali (m. 2015), Karen Banali (m. 1994–2009)
NicknamesF. Banali , Banali, Frankie
Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/frankiebanali
Twitterhttps://twitter.com/frankiebanali?lang=en
Wikipediahttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frankie_Banali
Record LabelsPasha Records, Atlantic Records, Sony Music Entertainment, Warner Bros. Records, Swan Song Records
Music GroupsQuiet Riot, W.A.S.P., Hear 'n Aid, Steppenwolf (1978), Goldy McJohn, Nick St. Nicholas, Vic Vergeat Band, Hudhes / Thrall, Billy Thorpe
Movies“Well Now You're Here, There's No Way Back” (2014)


Interesting Facts

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Filmography

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Metal Evolution2011TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Footloose2011writer: "Bang Your Head Metal Health"
Satin2011writer: "Bang Your Head"
Todd's Pop Song Reviews2010TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Raising Hope2010TV Series writer - 1 episode
Brütal Legend2009Video Game writer: "The Wild and the Young"
Aliens in the Attic2009writer: "Metal Health Bang Your Head 2006"
The Wrestler2008writer: "Bang Your Head Metal Health"
Babylon A.D.2008writer: "Metal Health Bang Your Head 2006"
Crank2006writer: "Metal Health"
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories2006Video Game writer: "Metal Health Bang Your Head"
Supernatural2005TV Series writer - 1 episode

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Quiet Riot: Well Now You're Here, There's No Way Back2014Documentary executive producer
Quiet Riot: '89 Live in Japan1989TV Movie executive producer - video release

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Quiet Riot Live in the 21st Century2003Video concept

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Hair I Go Again2016DocumentaryDrummer, Quiet Riot
Kevin Memories2015Himself
Casino Wedding2015Documentary shortHimself
Frankie's Office2015Documentary shortHimself
Thunderbird Montage2015Documentary shortHimself - Artist
That Metal Show2010-2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Quiet Riot: Well Now You're Here, There's No Way Back2014DocumentaryHimself
Skum Rocks!2013DocumentaryHimself
Metal Evolution2011TV Series documentaryHimself
VH1's Heavy: The Story of Metal2006TV Movie documentaryHimself
Quiet Riot Live in the 21st Century2003VideoHimself
Behind the Music1999TV Series documentaryHimself
Quiet Riot: '89 Live in Japan1989TV MovieHimself
Hear 'n Aid: The Sessions1986Video shortHimself
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