Jon Bon Jovi

10/9/2013

Jon Bon Jovi

John Francis Bongiovi, Jr. (born March 2, 1962), known as Jon Bon Jovi, is the founder and frontman of rock band Bon Jovi, which was formed in 1983.

During his career, he has released two solo albums and eleven 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. In addition to his music career, Jon Bon Jovi started an acting career in the 1990s, starring roles in several movies include Moonlight and Valentino and U-571 and also made appearances on TV series including Sex and the City and Ally McBeal.

Jon Bon Jovi Facts   

Rock performer who rose to fame for hits such as "Wanted Dead or Alive," "Living on a Prayer," and "Blaze of Glory," which won an American Music Award in 1991.
He skipped school to record music with his cousin at The Power Station. He went on to work as a janitor at that same studio until he had his big break.
His band gained recognition after releasing Slippery When Wet, which peaked at #1 on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart in the late 1980s.
His mother, a Playboy-Bunny-turned-florist, raised him alongside his brothers, Anthony and Matthew. He got married to Dorothea Hurley on April 29, 1989 and they had four children together: Stephanie, Jesse, Jacob, and Romeo.
He campaigned for Al Gore during the 2000 Presidential election, and became a member of the White House Council for Community Solutions in 2010.

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