Francesco Facchinetti, also known under the mononym Francesco or as DJ Francesco, is an Italian TV presenter and former singer. He rose to fame as a singer during the summer of 2003, when he released his debut single, "La canzone del capitano", which became a hit in Italy. Before retiring from his music career in 2007, he released three studio albums, and he competed for three times in the Sanremo Music Festival.
In 2004, he was also a contestant of the Italian reality show L'isola dei famosi. Three years later, he became the co-presented of the show. Starting from 2008, Facchinetti presented the first four series of X Factor, the Italian version of the talent show created by Simon Cowell in the United Kingdom. When RAI decided to discontinue the show, Facchinetti presented Star Academy, which replaced X Factor.
May 2nd, 1980 in Bergamo (Age 37)
New Event: 2014/12/31 11:59 PM - PalaMeeting , Riva Del Garda, Italy
New Event: 2014/12/29 11:59 PM - Hexen Club , Canazei, Italy