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Jon Bon Jovi

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Birthday
2, 1962
Birthplace
Perth Amboy, NJ
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
2, 1962 (age 59)
Birthplace
Perth Amboy, NJ

About

Singer-songwriter, musician and actor best known as the lead vocalist of the rock band Bon Jovi. In 2009, he was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Among his most popular hits are "Livin' On a Prayer," "It's My Life," "Always" and "Bed of Roses." He's also released two solo albums titled Blaze of Glory and Destination Anywhere. 

Before Fame

He skipped school to record music with his cousin Tony Bongiovi at Power Station. He went on to work as a janitor at that same studio until he had his big break.

Trivia

As an actor, he's starred in more than 10 movies, including Pay It Forward and New Year's Eve. He also appeared on 10 episodes of the TV series Ally McBeal. In 2006, he won a Grammy for Best Country Collaboration with Vocals for his song "Who Says You Can't Go Home."

Family Life

His real name is John Francis Bongiovi Jr. His mother is a former Playboy bunny who became a florist and his father was a former marine. He has two 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. 

Associated With

In 1997, he starred in the short film Destination Anywhere, inspired by his album of the same name, alongside Demi MooreKevin Bacon and Whoopi Goldberg