Robust 85-year-old Frankie Valli wows shoppers as he loads up on fruits and veggies


Shoppers at Bristol Farms in Los Angeles couldn’t take their eyes off of Four Seasons falsetto singer Frankie Valli as he was spotted pinching summer peaches for freshness at the Woodland Hills grocery store on Monday.

A shopper told the 85-year-old loaded up on all sorts of fruits and veggies. 

‘Maybe that’s his secret to looking so good at his age? Whatever he’s doing he seems to have found the fountain of youth. He even still has a full head of hair,’ they said. 

This obviously wasn’t his first trip to the store, which is located 10 miles from his six-bedroom, eight-bath 6,700 square foot, $4.3 million home in Encino.

The grocery store eyewitness told ‘We should all look so good and have as much energy as he does at 85. I know quite a few shoppers followed his lead after seeing his cart and loaded up on peaches.’ 

‘Frankie must be a regular, he seemed to know all of the produce clerks. They were chatting him up and suggesting items,’ the source added. 

The octogenarian celebrated his birthday on May 3, but shows no signs of slowing down. The 5’5′ entertainer has more than 20 concerts scheduled in the next five months.

It would be hard to find someone who wasn’t familiar with Valli and his body of work.

In 2005 his life and legacy were turned into the hit Broadway musical Jersey Boys. 

Nine years later, Clint Eastwood adapted it into a big screen motion picture.

Valli remembers being inspired by Frank Sinatra at age seven when his mother Mary took him to a concert.

Born Francesco Castelluccio in 1934, the Newark, New Jersey native found fame with the Four Seasons.

He later changed his last name to the easier to pronounce ‘Valli.’

Some of the Four Season’s number one hits included Sherry (1962), Big Girls Don’t Cry, Walk Like A Man, Candy Girl (1963), chart toppers like Let’s Hang On! (1965), and Working My Way Back To You (1966).

Turmoil at his record company in the late 1960s had him releasing songs under different names, such as The Wonder Who?, Valli Boys, and Frankie Valli (solo). The era generated such memorable hits as Can’t Take My Eyes Off Of You, and C’mon Marianne (1967).

The Four Seasons fifth and last number one song was December 1963, also known as Oh What A Night, released in 1976.

Valli’s solo career is marked by such hits as My Eyes Adored You’ (1974), Swearin’ To God, Our Day Will Come (1975), and most notably Grease (1978), which was a number one hit for the film that became the highest grossing musical in cinematic history.

In 1990, the Four Seasons’ legacy was cemented with the band’s induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Valli has had his share of heartbreak. His three marriages ended in divorce. In 1980  stepdaughter Celia died after slipping off a fire exit  and his daughter Francine died of a drug overdose four years later. 


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