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With a successful career and worldwide recognition, Jon Bon Jovi celebrates his 60th birthday and at the same time, a month-long tour of 15 cities in the United States begins.
John Francis Bongiovi Jr, better known as Jon Bon Jovi, comes from a middle class New Jersey family. At the age of seven he played his first guitar and in high school I was in a band.
Therefore, it was not surprising that at the age of 13 he wanted to become a rock and roll star and founded his first musical group, which he baptized first as Starz and then as Raze, until he finally became Bon Jovi.
He has played more than 2,700 live shows for millions of people. and to date has sold more than 130 million records sold during his 40-year career. According to the portal Celebritynetworth He has a fortune of about 400 million dollars.
The singer plays electric guitar, harmonica, piano and acoustic guitar.
Jon Bon Jovi met the band’s current keyboardist David Bryan and his wife Dorothea Hurley in high school.
The band has a long list of hits such as “You Give Love a Bad Name” to “Livin’ on a Prayer”, “Always”, “Wanted Dead or Alive”, “Keep the Faith” or “It’s My Life”.
The artist has recorded two solo albums: “Blaze of Glory” (1990) and “Destination Anywhere” (1997).
In 2021, the band won Pollstar’s Rock Touring Artist of the Decade award. The artist was also awarded for his charity work and performed several benefit shows.
Jon Bon Jovi is known as the star without drug scandalsbut the artist has confessed that he used, especially pills, for a time.
Shortly before the birth of her firstborn suffered a severe depression after playing for 16 consecutive months in which he took steroidsgive to stay on your feet.
A tragic situation that marked his life and that has stopped him from consuming illegal substances is an overdose suffered by his oldest daughter, Stephanie, in a hotel room.