Jon Bon Jovi

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Biography

  • Birth Name: John Francis Bongiovi Jr.
  • Birth Place: Perth Amboy, NJ
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 03/02/1962, Pisces
  • Profession: Singer; actor
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Jon Bon Jovi Fast Facts:
  • Both parents served in the U.S. Marines.
  • Met his future wife, Dorothea, in a high-school history class.
  • First professional recording gig was singing vocals on the 1980 holiday album Christmas in the Stars.
  • As a part owner of the franchise, launched the Philadelphia Soul of the Arena Football League in 2004.
  • Hit "Who Says You Can't Go Home" was used in a 2006 tourism campaign for his home state of New Jersey.
  • Was named by President Obama to the White House Council for Community Solutions in 2010.
  • Jon Bon Jovi Relationships:
  • Jacob Hurley Bongiovi - Son
  • Jesse James Bongiovi - Son
  • Stephanie Rose Bongiovi - Daughter
  • Anthony Bongiovi - Brother
  • Dorothea Hurley - Wife
  • Carol Bongiovi - Mother
  • John Francis Bongiovi Sr. - Father
  • Matthew Bongiovi - Brother
  • Romeo Jon Bongiovi - Son
  • Jon Bon Jovi Awards:
  • 2006 Grammy: Best Country Collaboration With Vocals - Winner
  • 1991 Golden Globe: Best Original Song - Motion Picture - Winner
  • 2007 People's Choice Awards: Favorite Rock Song - Winner
  • 1990 Oscar: Best Achievement in Music (Original Song) - Nominee
  • 2008 CMT Music Awards: Group Video of the Year - Nominee
  • 2006 CMT Music Awards: Collaborative Video of the Year - Winner
  • 2013 Golden Globe: Best Original Song - Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 2008 CMT Music Awards: Collaborative Video of the Year - Winner

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