Frank Caprio Biography
Frank Caprio whose full name is Francesco Caprio is the chief municipal judge in Providence, Rhode Island, and the former Chairman of the Rhode Island Board of Governors. Caught in Providence, a television show that broadcasts his judicial activity. In 2017, videos of his court became viral on the internet, garnering over 15 million views.
Frank Caprio Age
Caprio is 85 years old as of 2021. He was born on November 23, 1936, in Federal Hill, Providence, Rhode Island, the United States of America. He celebrates his birthday on November 23, every year .
Frank Caprio Height
Caprio stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches.
Frank Caprio Family
Caprio was born in the Italian American neighborhood of Federal Hill, Providence, to Antonio Caprio an immigrant from Teano, Italy, and Filomena Caprio. His father was a fruit peddler and a milkman. He was the second oldest of the three sons. He has two siblings Joe Caprio and Caprio.
Judge Frank Caprio Wife
Caprio is happily married to the love of his life Joyce E Caprio. They’ve been married for more than 50 years. Together, they have five children, grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. Every year on October 15, Joyce celebrates her birthday. The two were blessed with five children, Frank T. Caprio, Marissa Caprio Pesce, John Caprio, David Caprio, and Paul Caprio.
Judge Frank Caprio Net Worth
Caprio has an estimated net worth of $13 million dollars which he has earned through his career as a judge.
Judge Frank Caprio Salary
Details of his annual salary are still under review.
Frank Caprio Education
Caprio is a well-educated and experienced man. He went to public schools in Providence while still working as a dishwasher and shoe shiner. Caprio graduated from Central High School and Providence College with a Bachelor’s degree. He began teaching American government at Hope High School in Providence, Rhode Island, after graduation. Caprio studied law at Suffolk University School of Law in Boston during the evenings while teaching at Hope. As a result, he decided to pursue a career in law.
Frank Caprio Career
In 1962, Caprio was elected to the Providence City Council, where he served until 1968. In 1975, he was elected as a Delegate to the Rhode Island Constitutional Convention, and he has attended five Democratic National Conventions. He took over as administrator of the Rhode Island Board of Governors for Higher Education, which makes major decisions for the University of Rhode Island, Rhode Island College, and Rhode Island Community College.
He has been a substitute judge for the Providence Municipal Court since 1985. Parts of the operations he oversaw, such as low-level referrals, were shown on neighbourhood television for more over two decades. Caught in Providence premiered in national syndication on September 24, 2018. In January 2019, the show was relaunched for a second season of syndication. To get right to the point, Caprio is also a partner in the Narragansett, Rhode Island-based Coast Guard House Restaurant.
Frank Caprio House
Caprio told GoLocal that he lives at 160 Vinton Street in Providence, which he owns. When asked how many nights he had stayed at Vinton Street in the previous month, he answered, “Thirty.” He owns a multi-million dollar home in Narragansett. If you have any concerns regarding my residence, you are welcome to come by at any time.” Caprio has two properties in Florida, one in Miami and the other in West Palm Beach, according to his ethics papers.
Caprio is recorded as a joint renter at 33 Jones Street in Providence, as well as the owner of a land on Adie Street. Narragansett Caprio’s 545 Ocean Drive home, his present partial ownership of the Coast Guard House at 40 Ocean Road, and interests in two parcels are all listed in the report. He also listed a half interest in the old Casey’s Bar and Grill at 121 Tower Hill Road in Wakefield until 2013.
Frank Caprio Community Outreach
Caprio created the Antonio “Tup” Caprio Scholarship Fund at Suffolk University School of Law. This scholarship is for Rhode Island understudies who are focused on enhancing access to legal administrations in Rhode Island urban center areas and is named for the Judge’s father, who was the only fifth-grader in his class. He has also established grants at Providence College, Suffolk Law School, and for Central High School alumni named in honor of his father.
The Boys Town of Italy, the Nickerson House Juvenile Court, and the Rhode Island Food Bank have all been affiliated with Caprio. He served as Co-Chair of the Rhode Island Statue of Liberty Foundation in 1983. (raising assets for the rebuilding of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island). The Judge was also a member of the Board of Regents of Elementary and Secondary Education, as well as the Governor’s Pre-K through 16 Training Council. He is a member of Providence College’s President’s Council.
Frank Caprio TV Show: Caught In Providence
The television show Caught in Providence features Caprio’s judicial work. He’s also been in the series Parking Wars, where he dealt with a number of traffic offences in his courtroom.
Frank Caprio Awards and honors
Caprio received Honorary Doctorates of Law from Suffolk University Law School and Providence College in 1991 and 2008, respectively, and an Honorary Doctorate of Public Service from the University of Rhode Island in 2016. Caprio won the Producer’s Circle Award at the Rhode Island International Film Festival in August 2018.