Chris Frangipane: Everything You Need to Know About Halsey’s Father

Chris Frangipane: DJ "Dreamz"- Grammy-nominated electronic music producer
Chris Frangipane: DJ “Dreamz”- Grammy-nominated electronic music producer


Chris Frangipane, once a car dealership manager, gained fame as Halsey’s father.

He’s married to Nicole Frangipane, an EMT, and has two more kids.

Here, learn all about his age, ethnicity, career, and marriage.

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Who is Chris Frangipane?

Chris Frangipane is Ashley Nicolette Frangipane’s dad.

She’s Halsey, an American singer-songwriter with four albums and multiple awards.

Her activism covers suicide prevention, sexual assault, and racial justice.

Chris Frangipane Age

Chris Frangipane was born in the early 1970s, the exact date unknown.

Estimated age: late 40s/early 50s in 2023.

Graduated Fairleigh Dickinson University, New Jersey, 1997.


Chris Frangipane: mixed ethnicity – African-American & Irish.

Daughter Halsey: ‘tri-bi’ – biracial, bisexual, bipolar.

Grew up feeling like an outsider in both communities

Frangipane Parent and Sibling

Frangipane keeps his personal life private but shares family photos on his Instagram with 100,000 followers.

Chris Frangipane Career

Frangipane managed a car dealership for years before leaving in 2016 to support his daughter’s music career.

He has joined Halsey at events like the 2017 Grammy Awards and featured in her music videos “Nightmare” and “Girl is a Gun.”

Frangipane Marriage

Frangipane met Nicole in college.

They paused their studies when she got pregnant with Halsey.

Struggled, and moved with kids: Halsey, Sevian, Dante.

Married 25+ years, still together.

Chris Frangipane children
Sevian and Hasley | photo courtesy | Getty Image

Who is Chris Frangipane Wife?

Chris Frangipane met Nicole, while studying at Fairleigh Dickinson University.

They fell in love and faced challenges due to their young age, interracial relationship, and low income.

Despite that, they decided to start a family, and Nicole has been supportive of their daughter Halsey’s music career.

They temporarily dropped out of college and worked multiple jobs to make ends meet.

Chris Frangipane Children

Chris Frangipane and wife Nicole have 3 kids: Ashley (Halsey), Sevian, and Dante.

All inherited their father’s musical talent and pursued entertainment careers.

Ashley is the most famous, a singer, songwriter, and actress with massive success.

Sevian, aka Sevian Frangipane, is a rapper who collaborates with Halsey.

Dante, known as Dante Phoenix, sings, plays guitar, piano, and drums on his YouTube channel.

Who is Halsey’s Mother?

Halsey’s mom is Nicole Frangipane, an EMT of Hungarian-Italian descent with bipolar disorder.

She’s been married to Frangipane for 25+ years, and they have three kids: Halsey, Sevian, and Dante.

Halsey’s Parents

Halsey’s parents, Chris and Nicole Frangipane, of mixed ethnicity, work in medicine.

They support her music and appear in her videos. They’re now grandparents to Ender Ridley, born in July 2021.

What did Halsey’s Parents do?

Halsey’s parents had diverse jobs to support their family: hospital clerk, security guard, car salesman, and EMT.

They fostered her musical passion, aided her mental health, and joyously celebrated her accomplishments.

Who is Halsey’s Husband?

Halsey’s spouse is Alev Aydin, a Turkish screenwriter born in LA.

They met in 2019, wed in a private ceremony in 2021, and had son Ender Ridley in July 2021

Who is Halsey’s Children?

Halsey’s kid is Ender Ridley Aydin, her only child with Alev Aydin.

Born on July 14, 2021, he weighed 8 lbs 8 oz, has brown hair, blue eyes, and resembles both parents.

She adores him and shares pics on social media.



Halsey’s dad is a loving, supportive husband and father.

Chris’s of African-American and Irish descent, used to manage a car dealership, but quit to back his daughter’s music.

He’s now a grandpa to Halsey’s son, Ender Ridley (born in 2021).

Facts about Chris Frangipane

Fact Detail
Full Name Chris Frangipane
Relationship Father of the famous singer and songwriter Halsey
Spouse Married to Nicole Frangipane, an EMT
Children Halsey, Sevian, Dante
Ancestry African-American and Irish
Previous Occupation Car dealership manager
Supportive Role Quit his job to support Halsey’s music career
Family Role Loving and supportive father and devoted husband
Grandfather Grandfather to Halsey’s son, Ender Ridley (born in 2021)