ATLANTA, GA - AUGUST 10:  Francine "Frankie" Lons attends Keyshia Cole In Concert at The Tabernacle on August 10, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images)

Frankie Lons

Frankie Lons is the biological mother of R&B singer Keyshia Cole. She became a household name after appearing in Cole’s first reality series Keyshia Cole: The Way It Is in 2006. She starred in a spin-off with her daughter, and Cole’s sister, Neffe Pugh called Frankie & Neffe. The series ended in October 2009.