Frank Nitti Biography
(Italian-American Gangster and Body Guard of Al Capone)
Birthday: January 27, 1886 (Aquarius)
Born In: Angri, Italy
Frank Nitti was an Italian-born American gangster, best known as one of the top henchmen of the notorious gangster Al Capone. Nitti was in charge of the monetary matters of the ‘Chicago Outfit’ and later took control over the gang. Born in Campania, Italy, he was the first cousin of Al Capone. Nitti lost his father as a child and moved to the United States when he was 7 years old. Nitti received some formal education till his teenage years and quit school after seventh grade. He left home at the age of 14. He did many odd jobs to survive in the United States, moving to different places from time to time. In the early 1910s, he began working as a barber. At the same time, he came in touch with the ‘Galveston Crime Syndicate.’ He began working a bootlegger and a petty thief during the Prohibition era and came in touch with Al Capone and his boss. In the 1920s, he joined their gang and became a hugely notorious gangster. He was incarcerated for tax evasion. He shot himself to death in 1943.