Jon Bon Jovi Biography

Jon Bon Jovi (John Francis Bongiovi, Jr) an American actor, songwriter, record producer, philanthropist, and singer and the founder and lead singer of the rock band Bon Jovi. He was born John Francis Bongiovi Jr. He formed the band in 1983.

He has released 2 solo albums and 12 studio albums with his band, which to date have sold over 130 million albums worldwide, making them one of the world’s best-selling music artists. He began his acting career in the 1990s, where he starred in various movie roles which include; U-571 and Moonlight and Valentino. He also appeared in various tv series which include; sex in the city and Ally McBeal.

Jon Bon Jovi Age

Bon was born on March 2, 1962, in Perth Amboy, New Jersey.

Jon Bon Jovi Career

In 1989, the band went into a temporary retirement and he concentrated in his solo career. He appeared in his first movie Young Guns II which was released in 1990, and he won a golden globe award for best song Blaze of Glory. In 1997, he enjoyed further solo success when he released Destination Anywhere. The band regrouped in 2000, to record the Grammy-nominated album, Crush.

In 2002, they put out the album Bounce. Since then the band has released several more records together, including Lost Highway(2007) and What About Now (2013). The group debuted Burning Bridges (2015), the first Bon Jovi album released after Richie Sambora left. Marking an impressive journey that produced an estimated 130 million records sold he was elected to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in late 2017.

The Band ”Bon Jovi” Commercial Success

On January 21, 1984, their self-titled debut came out. With the group’s now-signature power ballads underscored by soaring guitar riffs and well-crafted melodies, the album went ballistic. In April 1985, they released their follow-up album, 7800 Fahrenheit, which was more popular with fans.

The tours opening for the Scorpions, Kiss and Judas Priest helped the group build up a considerable fan base that appreciated the group’s rugged, soulful collection of songs about how tough it was to be a teenager. The band recorded their third album, Slippery When Wet, which went gold and platinum simultaneously within six weeks of its release.

Jon Bon Jovi Net Worth

Bon has an estimated net worth of $410 million.

Jon Bon Jovi Wife

Bon married Dorothea in 1989, and together they have four children Stephanie, Romeo, Jacob, and Jesse.

Jon Bon Jovi Family

Bon wwas born to Carol Sharkey a former model and one of the first Playboy Bunnies. She met Bon Jovi’s father John after she enlisted in the United States Marines. He his a blood relative to the late great singer Frank Sinatra, who was Bon Jovi’s great uncle on his father’s side.

He was raise d up along with his two brothers Matthew and Anthony.

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