Frank Hannon Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Oluniyi Akande
Feb 07, 2024 By Oluniyi Akande
Originally Published on Jun 08, 2022
Discover and learn more about Tesla's guitarist and co-founder, Frank Hannon.
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About Frank Hannon

Frank Hannon, the famous guitarist, was born on October 3, 1966, in Sacramento, California.

Frank's interest in creating music and writing songs started from a very early age. He was only 10 years old when his talents in music were recognized by his parents.

Frank was inspired to pursue music when he saw a band playing at a party. Frank's grandparents helped him significantly. His mother taught him how to play the piano. When Frank Hannon was small, he suffered from an accident and broke his leg. While he was still injured, he learned to play the guitar and started writing songs.

Frank Hannon was just a teenager when he joined the band, Tesla. He was one of the co-founders of the band. Frank Hannon then worked with various artists and sometimes produced for them as well. Frank is well versed in playing acoustic guitar, drums, B3 organs, and bass guitar.

Tesla became one of the most famous rock bands all over America. The band's lead vocalist is Jeff Keith, the bassist is Brian Wheat, the guitarist is Frank Hannon, and Troy Luccketta is on drums. Brian also looks after piano and back vocals, whilst Dave Rude looks over guitar and bass.

Frank Hannon has performed with many artists and has performed with multiple musicians as well. Moon Dog Mane was another band that was formed by former guitarist, Frank Hannon. In 1998, they released their first album. Frank claims that his passion for music drives him forward, he was influenced by American folk singers and legends such as Willie Nelson, John Denver, and Bob Dylan.

Frank has played for different bands as well. These bands include the Frank Hannon Band, Kaleidoscope, City Kidd, and Earthshaker. Frank Hannon and the Hannon Brothers Band played at the Halftime Bar & Grill which was earlier called Coaches. They also played in Rocklin for a project known as the Wounded Warriors. The project was a fundraiser to benefit and further help wounded and injured veterans.

The performances featured songs from Frank Hannon's album 'Six-String Soldiers', which is a collaboration written and produced by Betts, Travers, Meniketti, Derringer, Araiza (another guitarist), Rose (special guest), and lead vocalist, Sandoval.

The rock band, Tesla, has achieved critical and commercial success in the music industry. The band's name was derived from the esteemed chemical engineer and inventor, Sir Nikola Tesla. The band has released multiple albums, and their music has garnered worldwide praise and acknowledgment. Tesla is also responsible for bringing about a revolution in the acoustic genre with their acoustic sessions.

The album's success helped to ignite the acoustic movement during the following decade when it became apparent that every guitar-driven band was attempting it. Tesla's 'Five Man Acoustical Jam' was a hit and went platinum.

Frank Hannon also released his first official music video with the song 'Ride Strong'. As a band, Tesla has released multiple hit tracks as well. They are still actively recording and producing music.

Frank Hannon Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Frank Hannon’s net worth?

Frank Hannon has a net worth of $4 million. He has earned his wealth from his successful music career as a solo artist and as a member of Tesla.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Frank Hannon?

Frank Hannon's height is 5ft 10 in (178 cm).

How old is Frank Hannon?

Frank Hannon is 55 years old.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Frank Hannon’s partner?

Frank Hannon had a couple of previous relationships but he is now married to Christy Hannon.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Frank Hannon is best known for his work in the rock band, Tesla, which he co-founded. He has also had a successful career as a solo musician. He has also produced some of his hit albums. Frank has impressed audiences with his acoustic playing, vocals, and lyrics.

Charity Work

When the band promoted their album, they participated in a food drive for canned goods. Those who contributed received concert admission for free. This charity event was also integrated into their music video.

Tesla also dedicated their show in 2005 to the victims of a nightclub fire. The disastrous incident took many lives and more than 200 people were injured. The band also auctioned a guitar, which was signed. The monetary funds went to the station fund. Their ticket sales went to this same charity.

Tesla, again in 2008, funded a concert that was to benefit the victims of the club fire. VH1 channel broadcasted the show. Tesla performed several songs throughout the show.

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Frank Hannon Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Date of Birth

1966-10-02

Nationality

American

Place of Birth

California

Age

Height

152 cm

Occupation

Guitarist, Singer, Songwriter, Composer

Net Worth

4000000

Partner

Christy Hannon
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