Jon Bon Jovi has had a long career as a rock band, and while he is best known for his music, he has also worked in film, television and politics. He has been a member of the White House Council on Community Solutions and has been active in environmental and homelessness issues. In addition to his music career, Bon Jovi has also lent his name to numerous charity events.
He founded the band Bon Jovi in 1983 and has released twelve studio albums and two solo albums. His music has sold more than 130 million copies worldwide. In 2009, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. His net worth is estimated to reach $410 million by 2022.
He landed leading roles in several movies, including Destination Anywhere in 1997. This movie starred Jon Bon Jovi, Demi Moore, Kevin Bacon and Whoopi Goldberg. Bon Jovi has also starred in a short movie based on his songs. He also pursued his interest in painting and composing various musicals. In 1996, he was named one of the “50 Most Beautiful People in the World” by People Magazine.
Bon Jovi has sold more than 120 million records worldwide. He has seven #1 singles and over a dozen Top 10 hits. His career has spanned decades and encompassed multiple genres. Aside from music, Bon Jovi has also made films, notably Pay It Forward and U-571. He has also appeared in numerous TV shows, including “Ally McBeal.”
After the success of “Runaway” in the early 1980s, Bon Jovi’s band struggled with finances. However, he and his bandmates continued to tour, and eventually Mercury Records signed them to a recording contract. They released two albums, “Slippery When Wet” and “New Jersey”. Both albums reached number one in the United States.
Jon Bon Jovi earned millions of dollars from his concerts. In 2011, his band made over $100 million from their world tours. Their 2013 tour alone grossed $260 million and was sold out. In addition to the worldwide fame of their albums, Bon Jovi has become one of the most influential people in the music industry. Jon Bon Jovi was even named as one of the “50 Most Beautiful People in the World” by People Magazine.
Born in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, Jon Bon Jovi is an American rock star. He is currently married to Dorothea Hurley. His mother is a former model and was one of the Playboy Bunnies. She met her father while he was serving in the United States Marines.
Jon Bon Jovi studied business at Camden County College and subsequently left school after two years. He began his musical career at age 16 with the band Atlantic City Expressway. The band played in various clubs. Later, he also formed the bands The Rest and John Bongiovi and the Wild Ones. Jon Bon Jovi’s first professional recording was on the Star Wars Christmas Album, which became his breakthrough song.