Franco de Vita
January 23, 1954
Caracas, Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic Of
Franco De Vita (born January 23, 1954 in Caracas, Venezuela) is a Latin Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter. His first album as a solo artist garnered three Spanish-language hits in Venezuela. He signed with the CBS Records label in 1989, and in 1990, his album Extranjero had a song that reached No. 1 on the U.S. Latin charts and won an MTV Video Music Award. His 2004 album Stop reached the Top 10 throughout Latin America and on the U.S. Latin charts. Career: 1980s: One of four children born in Venezuela to Italian immigrants, De Vita's family returned to Rome, Italy when he was 3.