Birth Name: Francisco Javier Bautista, Jr.
Place of Birth: Tijuana, Mexico
Date of Birth: December 7, 1977
Ethnicity: Mexican [Spanish, Indigenous]
Frankie J is a Mexican-American singer, songwriter, and rapper. He was a member of the musical group Kumbia Kings. He is also known as Frankie Boy and Cisko.
He was born in Tijuana and moved to San Diego, California, when he was two.
In an interview with Rolling Stone, Frank explained that his uncle took Frankie, his brother, and sister trick or treating for Hallowe’en in Mexico. The kids were dressed up in costumes when his uncle decided to take them over the border to the U.S., and they never returned to Mexico.
Frankie’s maternal grandfather was named Nestor Ruiz.