Frank Sinatra Jr has died

Frank Sinatra Jr. has died of a heart attack at the age of 72. The singer was the son of

Frank Sinatra Jr. has died of a heart attack at the age of 72.

The singer was the son of legendary singer Frank Sinatra and Nancy Sinatra.

He was due to perform at Daytona Beach when he died suddenly of cardiac arrest.

Frank JR was famously kidnapped in 1963 in Lake Tahoe when he was 19 years old and was found walking the streets of Bel Air after a ransom of $240,000 was paid.

Frank Jr previously spoke about the difficulty of living in the shadow of his father.

“You have to work three times harder than the guy off the street,” he told Nat Hentoff for the book The Other Frank Sinatra.

He eventually forged a career of his own though and found success as a singer.

“He was a good father as much as it was within his power,” he told the Guardian in 2012.

“At first I felt like I was living in his shadow, but I did develop my own following eventually, so I must have been doing something right.”

Frank Jr is survived by his only child, his son Michael Sinatra.

We are sending our heartfelt condolences to his family.

Do you have a message of support for Frank Jr’s family? Are you a fan of the Sinatras?

  1. RIP Frank Jr. Condolences to Michael and the rest of the family.

  2. I am a fan of Frank Sinatra, he was the best singer, a good actor, a perfectionist in his career.
    I also enjoyed Frank Sinatra Jnr,s music, he travelled with his father many times as conductor of the band, before starting his own career,
    I will miss their music and treasure the music that is their legacy.

  3. Rob Ozanne  

    I thought Nancy would have been his sister or was there incest in the family ?

    • Vera White  

      His mother’s name was Nancy also his sisters name – even down here in Australia we know that ! But can’t answer the second question

    • Marlee  

      Frank Snr called his son Frank, so why couldn’t Nancy call her daughter Nancy?

  4. Heather Walker  

    I spent two happy hours in the car today singing along with Frank Senior. I always admired Frank Junior, too. Saddened to hear of his premature passing. My very sincere condolences to the family and friend of a wonderful man.

  5. Deborah  

    I leave my condolences to Michael, to let him know how wonderful we have been entertained over the years and theSinatra name will never be forgotten, God bless xx

  6. I am very sorry for the loss of your father/son/brother, Frank Jr, I’m sure God needed another entertainer up in heaven to sing duets with his dad! My prayers are with you, God Bless Frank Jr. RIP.

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