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Jon Bon Jovi began playing music in 1975, at the age of 13, playing piano and guitar with his first band, Raze.   At 16, he met David Bryan and formed a band called Atlantic City Expressway.   Still in his teens, Bon Jovi played in the band John Bongiovi and the Wild Ones, performing in clubs such as the Fast Lane and opening ...
Jon Bon Jovi Donates For Expansion Of Hoboken Veterans' Shelter
New Jersey rocker Jon Bon Jovi has donated $100,000 for the expansion of a new shelter in Hoboken for homeless veterans. After the headquarters of American Legion Post 107 in Hoboken was destroyed by Superstorm Sandy in 2012,
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Dec 13, 2017 · Jon Bon Jovi has also acted in such films as The Leading Man and was a recurring character on TV's Ally McBeal. Today he continues to perform with his legendary band Bon Jovi. Today he continues ...
Jon Bon Jovi, Soundtrack: Young Guns II. Jon Bon Jovi, was born John Francis Bongiovi, Jr. On March 2, 1962, in Perth Amboy, New Jersey to parents John Francis Bongiovi, Sr. and Carol Sharkey. Family: Jon's mother, Carol Sharkey, was a former model and one of the first Playboy Bunnies. She met Bon Jovi's father after she enlisted in the United States Marines. John was already in the ...
Jan 25, 2021 · Bon Jovi fiercely denied that, but the Bills ultimately went to a third bidder and that was the end of that – until three years ago, when it emerged, inevitably, that the anti-Bon Jovi campaign ...
Sep 30, 2020 · Jon Bon Jovi and wife Dorothea Bongiovi give love a good name. In this week's cover story, the rock star and his high school sweetheart — who still finish each other's sentences — opened up to ...
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Jon Bon Jovi is an American singer and songwriter. He is hugely recognized as the frontman of the rock band, Bon Jovi. Furthermore, he is also an actor and record producer. In addition, he is one of the Worlds Best-Selling Music Artists selling more than 130 million albums worldwide.
Moreover, he has been named Sexiest Rock Star by People in 2000 as well as ranked #31 on the Top 100 Heavy Metal Vocalists list by Hit Parader. His most notable and award-winning single is Himself for which he has won MTV Europe Music Awards and BRIT Awards. Additionally, Blaze of Glory also became a huge hit winning several awards which include Golden Globe Awards, American Music Awards.
Jon was born on March 2, 1962, in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, United States. He is the son of John Francis Bongiovi Sr. and Carol. Furthermore, he has two siblings Anthony and Matthew.
As a child, he has joined St. Joseph High School, in Metuchen, New Jersey and later transferred to Sayreville War Memorial High School in Parlin, New Jersey.
Jon began his career by recording a song called Runaway with guitarist Tim Pierce, keyboardist Roy Bittan, drummer Frankie LaRocka, and bassist Hugh McDonald in 1982. In 1990, Jon recorded a soundtrack to the movie Young Guns II named Blaze of Glory. Later, the song climber at number one on the Billboard Hot 100. Furthermore, the sone also received the American Music Awards and Golden Globe Award. Additionally, it also earned an Academy Award nomination and a Grammy Award nomination.
In 1991, Jon launched his own label, Jambco Records, and produced Aldo Novas album Blood on the Bricks and Billy Falcons album Pretty Blue World. After a gap of five years, the veteran singer released his seventh studio album, Crush. His another famous single, Himself had also won BRIT Awards and MTV Europe Music Awards. Later in 2012, Jon recorded a solo named Not Running Anymore for the movie Stand Up Guys which later nominated for a Golden Globe Award.
Apart from the singing career, he has also appeared in several movies which include Moonlight and Valentino, Little City, Homegrown, Cry Wolf, and few more. Moreover, Jon has also featured in a couple of television series, Sex and the City, The West Wing, 30 Rock, and Ally McBeal.
As of now, Jon has won several awards in his singing career. He has won MTV Europe Music Awards and BRIT Awards for Himself. Additionally, Blaze of Glory also won several awards which include Golden Globe Awards, American Music Awards, and few more.
Back in 2016, there was a rumor that Jon Bon Jovi was going to buy Tennessee Titans. However, the veteran musician clarified the news saying, I wake up to these headlines with my name on them and theyre just not true. I want to make it perfectly clear that the team is not for sale, nor has it ever been, and I respect and admire Bud Adams legacy. End of story, I wish them all the success in the world.
In 2011, there was a death rumor of Jon Bon Jovi circulating in the music world. Although, he denied the news and posted a beautiful merry photo on his Facebook account that stated, Heaven looks a lot like New Jersey.
Jon has a height of 5 ft 9 inches and weighs 77 kg. Moreover, he has light brown hair and blue eyes. Moving towards his other body measurements include 42 inches chest, 15 inches arms, and 33 inches waist.
Jon is hugely active on social media such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Furthermore, he regularly posts photos and videos on his social accounts. Currently, he has more than 25 million followers on Facebook and around 28.5k followers on Twitter.
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Jul 22, 2021 · Jon Bon Jovi Helped the New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund in 2020. View this post on Instagram. A post shared by Jon Bon Jovi (@jonbonjovi) As fans are aware, Bon Jovi has a fondness for the Garden ...
Oct 01, 2020 · Jon Bon Jovi and wife Dorothea with their kids, from left: Jesse, Stephanie, Romeo and Jacob. | Credit: Kevin Mazur/Getty. Despite the isolation, he’s grateful for the family movie nights ...
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Feb 22, 2021 · Jon Bon Jovi doesn't "got the girl" anymore. His daughter, Stefanie Rose, is no longer his little girl and she's proving that in more ways than one. She doesn't need daddy anymore, and she's certainly doesn't have that perfect daddy's girl vibe anymore either. There are a few things that Bon Jovi probably wants fans to forget, including his ...
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