Vikki Lizzi

Vikki Lizzi was born Victoria Elizabeth Spinoza in San Francisco California. She is a TV personality, actress and recording artist, songwriter and screenwriter. At the age of 6 she joined the San Francisco Children’s Opera Theatre Company. She recorded an album with the opera and recorded her first record with Merv Griffin on Cavalier Records, a San Francisco based record label her father Tom owned and he produced such legends as Merv, Harry Belafonte, The Lettermen, Bob Ingram, Nick Lucas and over 250 other artists. Her song was “My Tender Years”, his was “Love Is On A Holiday.” She studied at the American Conservatory Theatre for acting, with the Tony Wing Dance Troupe, Alice Faye Dancers, Mason Kahn Dancers, Betty May Dance Studio and studied voice with the San Francisco Girls Chorus, private coach Giovanna Ditano, voice and music theory at the School of the Arts and studied piano. At age 12, Vikki wrote and recorded the Official Cable Car Song of San Francisco endorsed by then Mayor Dianne Feinstein and the Board of Supervisors to help raise the funds needed to fix the beloved cable cars. She grew up in political circles, as her father Tom was a San Franciscan Politician, having been the U.S. Republican Nominee for Congress and Senate and worked with good friends President Ronald Reagan, President Gerald Ford and President Richard Nixon. Vikki grew up performing for political campaigns, events and fund raisers for Senator Milton Marks, Governor George Deukmejian, Mayor George Moscone, Mayor Willie Brown, Mayor Ed Koch and many others. At age 16 she helped raise the money needed for her School Of the Arts Vocal Jazz Ensemble to be able to travel to LA and compete for the “Young Americans” song and dance troupe. Vikki won a spot in the Young Americans, singing Whitney Houston’s The Greatest Love of All and fell in love with LA and she and her family, mother Shirley, brother Jay, and father Tom moved to LA at age 16. At 19, she had a top 10 most discovered hit in Hitmakers magazine called “Come On” which she wrote, on Classified Records and toured all over the world. She then fell in love with Manila, and co-starred in several blockbuster action films, one named “Kassanga Mo Ako Hangang Sa Huling Laban” (tranlates to) “I’m With You Til The End, co starring then Governor Lito Lapid. LA called Vikki back and Vikki started recording again with DJ Juanito, a single called “U Got Me” on Groove Nation Records (Universal). She also had a single with Big Ed Moore and DJ EFX called “So In Love” on Warlord Records and “Im So High”. Vikki worked with Ricky Timas (New Edition) and they produced her 2002 album Vikki Lizzi. Vikki then wrote and recorded her last album with Jeff Conaway, “Saints and Sinners” as Vikki & Kenickie on ITunes, an album including their pop music coupled with Jeff’s inspirational rock music. She has also appeared in a number of films from drama to horror and TV shows on VH1 & most recently TLC. Vikki has hosted many music awards shows and events and growing up won numerous title championship awards in the California State Talent Competition in the genre of tap, singing and jazz.

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