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Jon Bon Jovi Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Jon Bon Jovi Quick Info
Height 5 ft 9 in
Weight 77 kg
Date of Birth March 2, 1962
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Spouse
Dorothea Hurley

Jon Bon Jovi is an American singer, songwriter, guitarist, and actor who is best known as the founder and frontman of the rock band Bon Jovi. Formed in 1983, the band has released multiple albums including Bon JoviThese DaysCrush7800° FahrenheitWhat About Now2020Slippery When WetKeep the FaithHave a Nice DayNew JerseyThis House Is Not for SaleBounceLost HighwayBurning Bridges, and The Circle. Moreover, he has also been cast in many films and shows such as National Lampoon’s PuckedDestination Anywhere: The FilmLittle CityNew Year’s Eve30 RockVampires: Los Muertos, No Looking BackPay It ForwardThe West Wing, and Ally McBeal. People magazine named Jon Bon Jovi one of the “50 Most Beautiful People in the World” in 1996 while he was ranked at number #50 on the list of Billboard magazine’s “Power 100”, a ranking of “The Most Powerful and Influential People in the Music Business”, in 2012.

Born Name

John Francis Bongiovi, Jr.

Nick Name

Captain Kidd, Johnny

Jon Bon Jovi at "The Wannabe" New York premiere in December 2015
Jon Bon Jovi at “The Wannabe” New York premiere in December 2015

Sun Sign

Pisces

Born Place

Perth Amboy, New Jersey, United States

Residence

New York City, New York, United States

Nationality

American

 

Education

Jon went to St. Joseph High School in Metuchen, New Jersey for freshman and sophomore years and Sayreville War Memorial High School in Parlin, New Jersey for junior and senior years.

In 2001, Bon Jovi received an honorary Doctorate of Humanities from Monmouth University.

Occupation

Singer-songwriter, actor, philanthropist

Family

  • Father – John Francis Bongiovi, Sr. (Barber)
  • Mother – Carol Sharkey (Playboy Bunny turned florist)
  • Siblings – Anthony (Brother), Matthew (Brother)
  • Others – Tony Bongiovi (Cousin) (Record Producer, Recording Engineer), Louis Bongiovi (Paternal Grandfather) (Was Italian), Elizabeth M. Benkovsky (Paternal Grandmother) (Was Slovak), Michael R. Sharkey (Maternal Grandfather) (Was Polish), Martha W. Ludwig (Maternal Grandmother) (Was Swiss-German)

Manager

Jon Bon Jovi has been signed with The Outside Organisation, Public Relations Agency, London, England, United Kingdom.

Genre

Hard rock, glam metal, country rock, heavy metal

Instruments

Vocals, guitar, piano, harmonica

Labels

Island Records, Mercury Records

Net Worth

His net worth had been $410 Million according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.

Build

Average

Height

5 ft 9 in or 175 cm

Weight

77 kg or 170 pounds

Girlfriend / Spouse

Jon Bon Jovi has dated –

  1. Diane Lane (1984) – In 1984, he briefly dated actor Diane Lane. He even wrote the song “You Give Love A Bad Name” about his relationship.
  2. Lita Ford (1984) – In the same year (i.e. 1984), he had a fling with fellow musician Lita Ford.
  3. Dorothea Hurley (1988-Present) – On April 29, 1988, Jon Bon Jovi married his high school sweetheart Dorothea Hurley at Graceland Wedding Chapel, Las Vegas, Nevada. The couple has 4 children, daughter Stephanie Rose (b. May 31, 1993), and three sons Jacob Hurley (b. May 7, 2002), Jesse James Louis (b. February 19, 1995), and Romeo Jon (b. March 29, 2004).
  4. Cindy Crawford (1995) – In 1995, model Cindy Crawford appeared in Bon Jovi’s music video “Please, Come Home For Christmas.” It was thought by everyone that they are dating.
  5. Calista Flockhart (2002) – In 2002, he was romantically linked with actor Calista Flockhart. They also appeared together on the legal comedy-drama series Ally McBeal for a short time in 2002.
  6. Helena Christensen (2005) – Danish fashion model and photographer Helena Christensen and Bon Jovi dated briefly each other in 2005.
Jon Bon Jovi and Dorothea Hurley
Jon Bon Jovi and Dorothea Hurley

Race / Ethnicity

White

Jon has Italian and Slovak ancestry on his dad’s side while he is of Russian and German descent on his mom’s side.

Hair Color

Light Brown

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Distinctive voice
  • Often wears sunglasses
  • Onstage dance moves
Jon Bon Jovi shirtless body
Jon Bon Jovi shirtless body

Shoe Size

According to his fans, his shoe size is 11 (US).

Brand Endorsements

Bon Jovi appeared in many commercials such as American Red Cross (PSA) (2001), RAD (Rock Against Drugs) (PSA) (1987), AFL on NBC (2004), Duracell batteries (2004), Advil pain relief medicine (2011), Avon, John Elway NBC, etc.

Religion

He was raised Catholic.

Best Known For

Being the founder and frontman of the rock band Bon Jovi, which he created in 1983.

First Album

His debut album was Bon Jovi which he released as a part of the rock band Bon Jovi on January 21, 1984, via Mercury Records. It peaked at #43 on Billboard 200 and #71 in the UK. Consequently, it was certified as “Platinum” in the U.S. They managed to sell approximately 3,500,000 copies of the album worldwide. It has 9 songs in the standard edition of the album.

Jon Bon Jovi’s debut solo album was released as Blaze of Glory on July 26, 1990, via Mercury Records.

First Film

In 1990, Jon Bon Jovi appeared in the western film Young Guns II for his minor role, which was uncredited.

He has appeared in over dozen films until now.

First TV Show

In 1999, Bon Jovi was seen in just 1 episode of HBO’s romantic sitcom Sex and the City as Seth.

Personal Trainer

His secret to staying healthy and looking awesome is due to good genes, some running, and also traveling light. Yes, he is a low-maintenance guy and so brings a small bag with him wherever he goes.

He runs like an old man. So, no one recognizes or spots him. This is what he has been doing in his 50s.

Jon Bon Jovi Favorite Things

  • Songs – Ruby (By The Kaiser Chiefs), Overnight Sensation (By The Raspberries), and many more…
  • Movie – The Godfather (1972)

SourceIMDb

Jon Bon Jovi in unofficial 2016 Calendar
Jon Bon Jovi in unofficial 2016 Calendar

Jon Bon Jovi Facts

  1. Bon Jovi is related to singer Frank Sinatra.
  2. Bon Jovi used to sell newspapers with his grandparents in summers in Erie, Pennsylvania.
  3. During his school days, he used to skip school to perform in music bands. Consequently, he got poor grades.
  4. Jon started playing in clubs by the time he was 16.
  5. On June 16, 1997, he released his 2nd solo studio album Destination Anywhere and it included songs like Queen of New Orleans, UglyNakedCold Hard HeartLittle CityMidnight in Chelsea, Learning How to Fall, and Janie, Don’t Take Your Love to Town. AllMusic critic Stephen Thomas Erlewine described it as “a fine example of late-’90s mainstream pop” and “a breakthrough for Bon Jovi, because it is the first time he sounds like he’s come to terms with adulthood.”
  6. He brought to life the character of Victor Morrison in the Fox legal comedy-drama series Ally McBeal in 2002.
  7. Jon supported Barack Obama during the 2008 Presidential candidature.
  8. In 2006, Bon Jovi founded The Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation.
  9. Bon Jovi also founded and wholly owned the Philadelphia Soul team of the Arena Football League in 2004. He sold it in 2011 to Ron Jaworski.
  10. Rock band Bon Jovi became the first rock band to have its song at the #1 spot on the country charts in 2006.
  11. In October 2021, it was revealed that Jon Bon Jovi had been tested positive for COVID-19 after being fully vaccinated.

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