Jon Bon Jovi

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Jon Bon Jovi
Jon Bon Jovi at the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival 3.jpg
Jon Bon Jovi at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2009
Born John Francis Bongiovi, Jr.
March 2, 1962 (1962-03-02) (age 55)
Perth Amboy, New Jersey, U.S.
Other names Jon Bon Jovi, Jr.
Education St. Joseph's School
Sayreville War Memorial High School
Occupation
  • Singer-songwriter
  • actor
  • philanthropist
Years active 1975–present
Spouse(s) Dorothea Hurley singer candidate scientist
Children 4
Parent(s) John Francis Bongiovi, Sr. (father)
Carol Sharkey (mother)
Relatives Tony Bongiovi (cousin)
Website www.bonjovi.com
Musical career
Genres
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • guitar
  • piano
  • harmonica
Labels
Associated acts

John Francis Bongiovi (born March 2, 1962 in Perth Amboy, New Jersey) better known as Jon Bon Jovi, is an American musician and actor. He is best known as the lead singer of the hard-rock, Bon Jovi.

Biography[change | change source]

In 1983, Jon was one of the founding members of Bon Jovi. Earlier he sang in bands Starz and Atlantic City Expressway.

In 2006, Jon was ranked in 31st place out of 100 the best vocalist in history.

He starred in 18 films, last time in 2011.

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