Anthony Dominick Benedetto, better known by his stage name Tony Bennett, is an American singer, best known for his renditions of show tunes, performing standards, jazz, and his popular song, “I Left My Heart in San Francisco.” He was born on August 3, 1926 as Anthony (Antonio) Dominick Benedetto in Astoria, Queens, New York, to seamstress Anna Suraci and grocer John Benedetto. He married Patricia Beech in 1952, Sandra Grant in 1971, and then Susan Crow in 2007. He has four children, two daughters, Antonia and Joanna and two sons, Danny and Dae.
Tony Bennett Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 3 August 1926
Birth Place: Astoria, New York, USA
Residence: New York City, New York, U.S
Birth Name: Anthony Dominick Benedetto
Nicknames: Joe Barry, Joe Bari
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Occupation: Singer, Painter
Race/Ethnicity: White (Italian)
Religion: Roman Catholic
Hair Color: Grey
Eye Color: Brown
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Tony Bennett Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 175 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 79 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 7½”
Height in Meters: 1.71 m
Body Build/Type: Thin
Shoe Size: Unknown
Tony Bennett Family Details:
Father: John Benedetto (Grocer)
Mother: Anna Benedetto (Seamstress)
Spouse: Susan Crow (m. 2007-), Sandra Grant Bennett (m. 1971-2007), Patricia Beech (m. 1952-1971)
Children: Antonia Bennett, Danny Bennett, Joanna Bennett, Dae Bennett
Siblings: Mary Benedetto (Sister), John Benedetto Jr. (Brother)
Tony Bennett Education: American Theatre Wing, High School Of Industrial Arts
*He studied music and painting at the New York High School of Industrial Arts. (dropped out)
Tony Bennett Facts:
*His real surname is Benedetto: “blessed one” in Italian.
*His mother was a seamstress, his father was a grocer, and his uncle was a tap dancer.
*He served during the Second World War and then developed a career spanning over half a century.
*His favorite movie is The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948).
*He is lifelong supporter of the Democratic Party.
*He was nearly died after overdosing on cocaine in 1979.
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