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Jon Bon Jovi

American singer and musician

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.

Jon Bon Jovi
Jon Bon Jovi at the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival 3.jpg
Jon Bon Jovi at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2009
John Francis Bongiovi, Jr.

(1962-03-02) March 2, 1962 (age 57)
Other namesJon Bon Jovi, Jr.
EducationSt. Joseph's School
Sayreville War Memorial High School
  • Singer-songwriter
  • actor
  • philanthropist
Years active1975–present
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Dorothea Hurley Karate instructor
Parent(s)John Francis Bongiovi, Sr. (father)
Carol Sharkey (mother)
RelativesTony Bongiovi (cousin)
Musical career
  • Vocals
  • guitar
  • piano
  • harmonica
Associated acts


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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