Many of The Howard Stern Show listeners got heartbroken after a regular on the show, Johnny Fratto passed on. It was one of the darkest days in history as each of his fans reached out with several condolence messages on social media.
Prior to his death, Johnny was doing perfectly well as a business tycoon who dealt in the production of bikes and power bikes in Beverly Hills. Also, he has partnered with a few business stars and has mingled with the Crème de la crème of the society. He was married to a beautiful lady with whom he was blessed with five children and a few grandchildren prior to his death.
This article contains all the details you need to know about the late businessman, media personality and talent manager.
Johnny Fratto – Bio
Johnny Fratto joined the population of the earth of the 12th day in the month of August 1954 in Des Monie’s neighborhood of Iowa, United States of America. He was an American national who belongs to the white ethnic background. His father, Loius Fratto was a renowned mafia who commanded mobs in Iowa. Louis also was a major distributor of Capons’ Canadian Ace Beer in Iowa. There no available details pertaining to Johnny’s mother. He is said to have had a brother named Frank who died during a plane crash.
While there are no pieces of information about the musician’s educational background, it is no mystery that Johnny Fratto ventured into business in his heydeys. He excelled in his days as he founded the power bike and bicycle production coy known as The Beverly Hills Choppers. The company is located somewhere in Beverly Hills, California.
Due to Fratto’s passion for business, his brand of bicycles have often times topped in the market and is still doing considerably well in the market. Furthermore, the business tycoon ventured into a partnership deal with Hoplite entertainment and even made shows like Drone Wars, Jelly Ballers, Ink Therapy, fozy Ladies and lots more.
Also, he got acquainted with other great celebrities like Paris Hilton, Nicole Richie, and Adrianne Curry. His company once gave Hilton, a Swarovski Encrusted Motorcycle worth $250 Thousand.
He was a regular guest on the popular Howard Stern’s show until the time of his death. While he was there, Fratto also served as a talent manager to Eric Lynch who also appeared on the Howard Stern Show.
Besides his many businesses, Johnny Fratto was also an author. He wrote a book titled “Would Read This Book If I Threatened to Kill You?” The book is said to be enclosed with his experience as a Midwest mafia Prince.
Fratto is also the founder of a Social Club with the aim of establishing Howard Stern’s Fan Network. His thread garnered over eighty thousand posts before his death.
Johnny Fratto has been both successful on the screen as well as in business. The business tycoon’s involvement with the production of bicycles and power bikes was one of his major forms of income. Also, he received a few pennies for his appearance on television shows. Unfortunately, Fratto’s net worth is yet to be reported but we believe that it would definitely run into millions of dollars.
Johnny Fratto found love with a lady named Jowanke (Jowanke Fratto). The two were married for several years before death separated them. Their marriage was said to have been very fruitful, having five children; 3 sons- Johnny Jnr, Joey, and Will Fratto and 2 daughters, Alexis and Angela Fratto. Johnny Fratto was also privileged to have seen his grandchildren before he kicked the bucket. One of his sons, JohnnyFratto Jr is doing perfectly well as one of the finest rising American Actors the world has today.
Johnny Fratto’s Death and Cause of Death
Sadly, Johnny Fratto left the world on the 5th of November 2015. He died in Los Angeles, California, the United State of America. He was said to have battled with lung cancer for a long time and was basically managed by health officers. Though he fought over ailment the much he could, it finally took his life. As at the time of his death, he was said to have been surrounded by his wife and his children. Many media house described that he died in love.
After the news of his death broke out, many of his fans sent their heartfelt condolence messages on social media, while reaching out to the family. His longtime friend, Howard Stern also dedicated an episode of his show to the business guru.