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Sonny Bono

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Birthday
16, 1935
Birthplace
Detroit, MI
Death Date
Jan 5, 1998 (62)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
16, 1935
Birthplace
Detroit, MI
Death Date
Jan 5, 1998 (62)

About

Singer, actor, and politician best known as half of the pop duo Sonny & Cher. He was the 16th Mayor of Palm Springs from 1988 to 1992 and a Member of the US House of Representatives from California's 44th district from 1995 until his death.

Before Fame

He ran errands as a gofer for Phil Spector.

Trivia

His CBS variety show The Sonny and Cher Show ran from 1971 to 1974 and he also starred in the 1982 film Airplane II: The Sequel.

Family Life

He was married four times: to Donna Rankin, Cher, Susie Coelho, and finally to Mary Bono in February 1986 until his death. He had five children: Sean, Chianna, Christine, Chesare, and Chaz

Associated With

His son is Chaz Bono is a reality personality and musician.