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Frankie Valli

'Jersey Boys' Could Cost Him

Pretty Penny in Divorce

11/22/2011 7:00 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Frankie Valli divorcing Randy Valli
Frankie Valli -- the lead singer of "The Four Seasons" and brainchild behind the musical "Jersey Boys" -- is learning a hard lesson about marrying younger women, because his ex is trying to take him to the cleaners.

Randy Valli -- who was married to Frankie for 27 years -- has filed legal docs, asking the divorce judge for attorney's fees, but what's really interesting is how much money he makes -- and she already gets.

According to legal docs, Frankie is raking in more than $515,000 per month -- presumably a big chunk is from "Jersey Boys." 

But 51-year-old Randy is already getting a big piece of the 77-year-old Frankie.  For starters, she gets $30,000 a month -- $5 grand in spousal support, and $25,000 grand a month in royalties from "Jersey Boys."

And this is interesting ... even though she's pulling in more than a third of a million bucks a year, the docs say she's getting $810 a month in public assistance.  It looks like that money is for a portion of his SSI because she's taking care of their minor children.

Hmmm.... Harvey just announced to the room he's thinkin' of a TMZ musical.


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He had so many face can see in recent pictures the lines on the side of his face. She is too young and pretty for him. You go girl. Do they have kids? 27 Yrs is a long marriage.

1065 days ago


If she had to actually have sex with that old curmudgeon she deserves all kinds of money. Oh and social security? Really? When is the government going to change that? If they did maybe us young folk would get social security when we are older instead of paying into it and getting NOTHING.

1065 days ago


SSI!!!!! Why in the he11 is he getting SSI???????? SSI is not Social Security.

1065 days ago


Get your terminology right, TMZ. SSI is a program for disabled people younger than 65 who have little or no other income. If he's getting anything, it's regular Social Security, unless they're both pulling off a major fraud. If they were married for 27 years, she deserves half of whatever he made during those years, which would include the money from Jersey Boys.

1065 days ago


They need to quit giving social security to rich people whether they paid into it or not. It's ridiculous!

1065 days ago


I agree she deserves money from the divorce but not public assistance!!!

1065 days ago


Worked with him .. he was here in my studio. *******.

1065 days ago


public assistance? wtf?

1065 days ago


Social Security benefits are not public assistance. It's not like the woman is receiving welfare checks.

1065 days ago


A hard lesson about marrying (younger women)? Did you actually say that you mysoginistic f*ck? They were married for 27 years. Hardly a young woman taking an older guy to the cleaners.

1065 days ago


Oh and that's an old picture. He is wrinkly and has moobs now. She is 25 years younger.

1065 days ago


If she's receiving any kind of supplemental security income, she is scamming the system.

The "younger wife" thing is kind of tired when you use it regarding spouses of DECADES.

1065 days ago

Jay W.     

Randi Valli is a s***bag... $60...,000 a month is plenty of money.

1065 days ago


OK...the royalities are most likely because SHE is depicted in the musical as well as their daughter that died from a drug overdose... so she should get paid for it. I believe the social secruity is for a disabled child (I remember reading that when the musical 1st came out)

1065 days ago


Wow, the money these people make. I wish I made $30,000 a year. Couldn't imagine what it would be like to make $30,000 a month. I'd be happy with the $5k a month. One can only dream...

1065 days ago
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