If rock music is what makes you go crazy, then this man will always remain to be a favorite. A rock sensation Bon Jovi is a living legend who made millions of people fall in love with the rock genre. He is a songwriter composer philanthropist and even an actor, but his fame in music is what makes him an inspiration for the young musicians.
- 1 Quick Biography
- 2 Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
- 3 Education, School/College University
- 4 Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views
- 5 Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children
- 6 Professional Life and Career
- 7 Awards & Nominations
- 8 Jon Bon Jovi Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020
- 9 Rumours and Controversy/Scandal
- 10 Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
Born in the year 1962 in New Jersey, John Francis Bongiovi was a rock star since he was a little kid. Music had him from the very beginning, and he always wanted to create something extraordinary, and with the passing of years, the world’s biggest rock band Bon Jovi was formed in 1980. Well, as said before, not many are aware that Bon Jovi is also a serious actor on screen in movies like The leading Man. Jon’s last album Burning Bridge which got released in 2015, was another masterpiece by his band.
|Full Name/Real Name:||John Francis Bongiovi, Jr.|
|Age:||58 years old|
|Birth Date:||March 2, 1962|
|Birth Place:||Perth Amboy, New Jersey, U.S.|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
|Parents:||Father: John Francis Bongiovi, Sr.
Mother: Carol Sharkey
|Spouse:||Dorothea Hurley (m. 1989)|
|Children:||Stephanie Rose Bongiovi, Jacob Hurley Bongiovi, Jesse Bongiovi, Romeo Jon Bongiovi|
|Height:||5 feet 10 inches|
|Profession:||Singer, Actor, Songwriter, Musician, Record Producer, Composer|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$450 Million|
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
Jon Bon Jovi is now 58 years old, but while he is up on stage, the age makes no difference. To talk about his body measurements, he weights 77 kg with a height of 5 feet 10 inches. Jon has a chest size of 40 inches, waist 34, and biceps of 14 inches. According to sources, he keeps himself fit and maintains a regular diet to make more astounding performances in the coming up years.
Education, School/College University
There is very basic information available about Jon Bon Jovi’s education and growing up. In his early childhood, he attended St Joseph High School and later to Sayreville War Memorial High school in New Jersey. As we have known since the very beginning, he was not interested in studies and always aim to become a rock singer. Jon’s childhood was all about good music, and that is what made him a legend of contemporary music.
Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views
Bon Jovi was born to John Francis Bongiovi Sr, a man from the Sicilian ancestry and playboy bunny cum florist Carol, a Russian descent. Jon has two brothers of his own, Anthony and Matthew. Talking of his nationality, he is an American, and by birth, he is a catholic, but as music has no such religion, he doesn’t believe in any divide.
Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children
Well, John has been in several relationships, but most of it is believed to be grapevines. It was in the year 1989 that Jon married his high school girl Dorothea Hurley with whom he is still living a good life. In the new few years, the celebrated couple gave birth to four children, a daughter Stephanie Rose and three sons James, Jacob, and Romeo. There is no news of divorce as of yet.
|Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced):||Married|
|When did he get married? (married date):||April 29, 1989|
|Does he have any relationship affair?||NA|
|Is Jon Bon Jovi Gay?||NO|
|Wife/Spouse? (name):||Dorothea Hurley (m. 1989)|
|Kids:||Stephanie Rose Bongiovi, Jacob Hurley Bongiovi, Jesse Bongiovi, Romeo Jon Bongiovi|
Professional Life and Career
As we know that Bon Jovi was interested in rock music since childhood, and at point of time, his idol was Asbury Jukes and Bruce Springsteen, who was the then raising start in the rock genre. After struggling for quite some time, he managed to come up with his first single Runaway, which had success, and people encouraged him to compose more of such singles. Along with David, Alec, Tico, and Richie Sambora, the band Bon Jovi was formed, and sooner it caught the attention of few famous record executives. One of them was Derek Shulman of Polygram.
The band Bon Jovi had their first debut released in the year 1984, and they created a signature style in power ballads and some well-composed melodies that people loved then, and still, they recall. Such outstanding success made them announce their next work 7800 Fahrenheit that became a favorite for the listeners, but the critics didn’t like it that way.
The band took the criticism as a part of their fame and again released another album Slippery in few years, which won gold and platinum after few weeks of its release. The album had the band’s most talked about songs Livin’ on a Prayer and Wanted Dead or Live.
But the success and fame of the band didn’t last long, and it went into temporary retirement in the year 1989, but they again reunited for the album Keep the faith in 94. From 1997 Jon enjoyed a new taste of success in his solo career, with albums like Destination Anywhere.
A band like Bon Jovi will forever remain in the heart of the listeners, and they cannot just leave for early retirement. It was in the year 2000 that the band united again for the Grammy-nominated album Crush, and eventually, it became a big hit. A few more albums that Jon recorded with the band are Lost Highway, What about now, and the Burning Bridges.
Awards & Nominations
To talk about awards and nominations, Bon Jovi has a big list, that at times can’t be counted. He won the Grammy award along with Jennifer Nettles for the song ‘Who says you can’t Go Home,’ from the album Have a Nice Day. Some additional recognitions are Billboard music awards American music awards Echo MTV music awards and more.
Jon Bon Jovi Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020
As of July 2020, One of the biggest rock stars of all time, Bon Jovi has a total net worth of $450 million. Over the years, he gave some biggest hit in live shows and albums, and no doubt, he is one the richest Rocks star of all time.
Rumours and Controversy/Scandal
Celebrity rumors can go to any extent, just the way it happened with Bon Jovi. It was a few years back that a rumor spread around social media that the frontman of the band Bon Jovi is no more live. It went viral in a few hours, but a day later, the man himself posted a merry photo of his own and debunked the rumor.
Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
Yes, the man is active on social media, but his band has a Facebook page with likes of 25 M people. The twitter account has around 3 million followers, while Instagram has 1.1 m followers.
Music is believed to be the most beautiful thing in the world, and Bon Jovi’s compositions make it more intense. Fans of this man and his band are spread all around the world, as contemporary rock music is nothing without this band.