- Got his first guitar at age 12; also plays piano, bass, drums, trumpet, saxophone and accordion.
- Says he played in 30-40 bands before joining Bon Jovi.
- Received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Kean University in 2004.
- Was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2009.
- Cocreated the clothing line White Trash Beautiful with designer Nikki Lund in 2010.
- 2006, CMT Music Awards — Collaborative Video of the Year: Winner
- 2008, CMT Music Awards — Collaborative Video of the Year: Winner
- 2006, Grammy — Best Country Collaboration With Vocals: Winner
- 2008, CMT Music Awards — Group Video of the Year: Nominee
- Joan Sambora — Mother
- Ava Elizabeth Sambora — Daughter
- Denise Richards — Ex-significant Other
- Cher — Ex-significant Other
- Heather Locklear — Ex-wife
- Adam Sambora — Father
- Attended Kean University, Union, New Jersey, United States
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