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Jon Bon Jovi

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Net worth 2018: $300 Million
Industry: Singers
Residence: Sayreville, New Jersey, U.S.
Country: United States
BirthDay: 2 March 1962
Sigh: Aries
Height: 1.75 m

Jon Bon Jovi was bornon 2 March 1962 in Sayreville, New Jersey, U.S., American. John Francis Bongiovi, Jr., famously known as Jon Bon Jovi, is one of the world’s best-selling music artists and the lead singer of the band ‘Bon Jovi’. He is also known for his solo albums and acting career in Hollywood. Jovi was born in New Jersey in a middle class family and knew since a very young age that he is going to be a rock star one day. He was not interested in studies and instead devoted his time in playing music and singing with local bands and recording demos at his cousin’s recording studio. Soon he was noticed by New Jersey radio station and he, along with his band mates, signed his first deal and became an international craze soon after. Along with his musical career, he has always worked hard for his acting stints in movies and television. Jovi’s film career has been interesting as he started with small-time cameos and ultimately got lead roles in movies like ‘The Leading Man’ and ‘Moonlight and Valentino’. He also ventured out in the world of business with his record label ‘Jambco Records’, management company ‘Bon Jovi Management’ and professional arena football team ‘Philadelphia Soul’. He is socially active and is the founder of the charitable foundation ‘The Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation’; reason why he was appointed by President Obama to the White House Council for Community Services.


$300 Million


In 2013, ‘Bon Jovi’s’ 12th studio album ‘What About Now’ was released and it is currently being promoted on the tour, ‘Because We Can: The Tour’


In 2011, he appeared in the movie ‘New Year’s Eve’, in the role of a successful rock star


In 2010, Jovi was appointed by President Obama to the White House Council for Community Services


In 2009, band’s album ‘Circle’ was released, which was a commercial success


From 2002–2009, ‘Bon Jovi’ released albums like ‘Bounce’, ‘Have A Nice Day’, ‘Lost Highway’ and ‘The Circle’


In 2000, after 5 years, ‘Bon Jovi’ reunited and released their 7th album ‘Crush’


Jovi released his first solo album ‘Destination Anywhere’ in 1997


In 1995, Jovi played a significant role in the movie ‘Moonlight and Valentino’ in which he starred along with actors like Gwyneth Paltrow and Kathleen Turner


In 1994, Jovi released his greatest hits album called ‘Cross Road’


The band resolved it differences and came together with the album ‘Keep the Faith’ in 1992


In 1991, Jovi founded his record label, ‘Jambco Records’ and produced Aldo Nova’s and Billy Falcon’s albums


The ‘New Jersey’ tour ended in 1990 and the whole band was physically and mentally exhausted, which affected their initial strong bonding


Jovi got married to his high school sweetheart, Dorothea Hurley, in 1989, at the Graceland Wedding Chapel


His fourth album ‘New Jersey’ was also released in 1988


Owing to his success, in 1987, Jon went to work on Cher’s self-titled album


In 1986, their third album ‘Slippery When Wet’ was released and professional songwriter Desmond Child was hired to work on the lyrics of the album


In 1985, ‘Bon Jovi’s’ second album titled ‘7800 Fahrenheit’ was released


Their first album ‘Bon Jovi’ was released in 1984


One of his demos ‘Runaway’ caught New Jersey radio station’s attention and he was signed on by Mercury/Polygram in 1983

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