Frankie Lymon was an American R&B/Rock and roll singer and songwriter best remembered for being the lead singer of The Teenagers – a highly influential American rock and roll group known for such famous songs as Why Do Fools Fall In Love and Goody Goody. He died tragically at the age of 25 after overdosing on heroin.
His tragic life was dramatized in the 1998 romantic drama film Why Do Fools Fall in Love.
After his death, the three women in his life, including renowned singer Zola Taylor claimed to have been legally married to him at the time of his death and were therefore entitled to claim ownership of his estate.
In 1993, as a member of The Teenagers, he received a posthumous induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
was a famous American singer-songwriter,
who was born on
September 30, 1942. As a person born on this date, Frankie Lymon is listed in our database as the 17th
most popular celebrity for the day (September 30) and the 49th most popular for the year (1942).
People born on September 30
fall under the Zodiac sign of Libra, the Scales.
Frankie Lymon is the 563rd most popular Libra.
Aside from information specific to Frankie Lymon's birthday, Frankie Lymon is the 3486th most famous American and ranks 10th in famous people born in Harlem, New York, U.S.
In general, Frankie Lymon ranks as the 6393rd
most popular famous person, and the 674th most popular singer of all time.
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