About Bon Jovi
The rock band Bon Jovi was formed in 1983 by frontman Jon Bon Jovi, guitarist Richie Sambora, bassist Alec John Such and drummer Tico Torres. The band has released 13 studio albums, toured all over the world and sold more than a hundred million records.
Bon Jovi is one of the most successful rock bands in history, with over 100 million records sold since 1986. They have been inducted into the UK Music Hall of Fame and have won numerous awards including a Grammy Award, multiple MTV Video Music Awards, Billboard Music Awards and American Music Awards. In 2011 they were ranked as the 19th best-selling artist of the 2000s by Billboard.
Bon Jovi is currently on tour in support of their 13th studio album, This House Is Not For Sale. The band has announced that they are taking a break from touring after this current tour concludes in 2019.
Jon Bon Jovi was burn in Perth Amboy, NJ, in 1962. He started playing guitar at the age of 13 and formed his first band, Atlantic City Expressway, when he was in high school. Bon Jovi met Richie Sambora in 1983 and the two began writing songs together. The following year they recruited Alec John Such and Tico Torres to form Bon Jovi. Jon Bon Jovi moved to New York City and landed a job as a janitor in order to pay for studio time to record a demo tape. He was able to use that demo tape to land his first record deal with Mercury Records.
Bon Jovi released their debut album, Bon Jovi, in 1984 through the independent label.
Bon Jovi family
His family includes wife Dorothea Hurley and four children – daughters Stephanie Rose (born 1993), Jesse James (born 1995) and Sophie Rose (born 1997), and son Romeo Jon (born 2002).
His wife were high school sweethearts and married in 1964. After he moved away from home, Bon Jovi visited his parents infrequently until his success with the band made it possible for him to move them to Los Angeles.
Bon Jovi was raised a Roman Catholic. Bon Jovi says that hearing Roman Catholic mass in Latin had produced in him “a grave dissatisfaction with the ordinary”, and that is part of what inspired him to find “a space where I could be myself”. He has also cited The Who’s 1973 album Quadrophenia as an influence, because it tells the story of a boy who steals a scooter, meets some other young men who share his interests, and they go to the beach, where they take drugs. Bon Jovi visited his parents infrequently after he moved away from home when he was 18 years old.
The couple’s daughter Stephanie Rose was born in 1993. Their son, Jesse James LeRoy, was born in 1995. Their daughter Sophie Rose was born in 1997. Bon Jovi acknowledged his paternity of this child with a brief remark to the New York Post on August 27, 2008: “I want to be clear that I am fully responsible for my actions”.
Bon Jovi’s son Romeo Jon was born January 5, 2002. When asked about his father’s busy lifestyle, Romeo said, “I don’t mind. I’m used to it. It’s all good.”
How much is Bon Jovi worth ?
Bon Jovi’s net worth is estimated to be $125 million. This includes the money he has earned from his music career as well as other business ventures.
Bon Jovi makes the majority of his money from his music career. He has released 13 studio albums, toured all over the world and sold more than a hundred million records. He also earns money from other business ventures, including real estate, restaurants and a tequila company.
In 2013 he opened an upscale steakhouse restaurant called J Bistro in Boca Raton, Florida. In 2016 a second location was opened in Dallas, Texas.
Bon Jovi owns a plot of land at the Jersey Shore that is estimated to be worth around $30 million. He also owns two homes in New York City that together are estimated to be worth around $20 million.
In 2001 Bon Jovi started a tequila company called Ticoz Tequila. The company now makes four types of tequila and they can been seen all over the world at bars, concerts and casinos.
In early 2000 Bon Jovi launched a clothing line called Rock Chic. Products were sold at Bloomingdale’s, Macy’s and other stores.
Bon Jovi also had a modeling career before his music career took off. He worked with photographer Bruce Weber in the 1980s and was featured on magazine covers like Vanity Fair, Interview and Glamour. Bon Jovi has also made cameo appearances in movies like Little City and New Year’s Eve.
Bon Jovi played a character named Terry Fox in the 2000 movie Little City. He has also been an actor on TV shows like Sex and the City, Ally McBeal and 3rd Rock from the Sun.
What is Bon Jovi’s house worth ?
In 2016 it was reported that Jon Bon Jovi was selling his house in Colts Neck, New Jersey for $17.5 million. The house is located on a 72-acre property and has six bedrooms, nine bathrooms, a home cinema, a gym and a pool.
Bon Jovi best songs
Bon Jovi best songs are Livin’ on a Prayer, You Give Love a Bad Name and Wanted Dead or Alive.
Livin’ on a Prayer was Bon Jovi’s first number 1 song in the United States. It reached number 1 in November 1986, stayed at the top of the charts for six weeks and sold more than two million copies.
Bon Jovi released his new album This House Is Not For Sale on November 4th 2016. The album contains the song This House is Not For Sale which was also a single.
Bon Jovi has said that his goal with each album is to make it different from the previous one and not release “the same thing over and over again”. He describes his music as being about love, life and relationships.
In 1991 Bon Jovi released a box set called Crossroad. The box set contains four CDs with 34 songs on them, including three new tracks.
In 2002 Bon Jovi released Bounce, his eleventh studio album. The album has a harder rock sound than some of his earlier albums. It reached number 2 on the Billboard 200 chart and sold more than two million copies.
Bon Jovi’s twelfth studio album, Lost Highway, was released in 2007. The album contains the song (You Want to) Make a Memory which was a number 1 hit on the Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks chart.
In 2010 Bon Jovi released his thirteenth studio album, The Circle. The album contains the song What Do You Got? which was a number 1 hit on the Billboard Rock Airplay chart.
What charity does Bon Jovi support ?
Bon Jovi supports several charities, including The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, Habitat for Humanity and the USO.
The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation is a charity that provides care and support to mothers and their children who have been diagnosed with HIV/AIDS.
Habitat for Humanity builds homes for people in need from donations from companies, volunteers and more.
The USO is a charity that provides support to members of the United States armed forces and their families. They provide entertainment, travel services and more through a website called uso.org.
Bon Jovi was one of the performers at the Philadelphia’s Live Aid concert in 1985, which raised money to help people in Ethiopia. He also performed at a number of charity concerts and events during and after his music career took off.
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