* STAR SNAPSHOTS *
Welcome to STAR SNAPSHOTS. This is where we take a snapshot look into the lives of yours, and our, favourite stars. We list for your general viewing pleasure, fast facts on the celebrities that we all love the most (or for some of you, hate the most!). From the world of song, stage and screen you need look no further: here is all you ever needed to know about your most adored celeb!SNAPSHOT ON Jon Bon JoviTalented performer Jon Bon Jovi first set hearts racing when he formed rock group Bon Jovi in 1983. Known for his sexy looks as much as his incredible talent, Jon has always been an idol to many. For years, many men have tried to emulate his cool style, while women everywhere harbor secret and not-so-secret crushes! Read more about the "Sex Rock God" himself in Femail's Star Snapshots!
Stage Name: Jon Bon Jovi
Full Name: John Francis BongioviNickname:
March 2, 1962Born:
Perth Amboy, New Jersey, USAStar Sign:
5' 10"Current Residence:
Rumson, New Jersey, USAFamous for:
Being an actor and the lead singer of successful and popular rock group Bon Jovi.Favourites:
Aerosmith, Rolling Stones, Willy DeVille, Bruce SpringsteenDestinations:
The Caribbean, Cayman Islands & cruising the Mediterranean.Food:
Italian, Mexican, SushiSport:
Baseball, FootballTV Shows:
"Hill Street Blues" & cartoonsClothes:
Casual clothes including jeans & shirtsHobbies:
Jon likes driving cars, playing baseball, working out at the gym, football, music and spending time with his family.Education:
Sayreville War Memorial High School, Sayreville, New Jersey, USA
Studied acting with Harold GuskinMarried to:
Daughter - Stephanie Rose, Sons - Jesse James Louis, Jacob HurleyParents:
John & CarolSiblings:
Anthony & MatthewBest Known Character Trait:
His messy hairstyle and smoldering good looks!Discography:
2001: One Wild Night
1997: Destination Anywhere (solo)
1995: These Days
1992: Keep The Faith
1990: Blaze Of Glory (solo)
1988: New Jersey
1986: Slippery When Wet
1985: 7800 Degrees Fahrenheit
1984: Bon JoviFilmography:
2002: Vampires: Los Muertos
2000: Pay It Foward
1998: No Looking Back
1998: Little City
1996: The Leading Man
1995: Moonlight and ValentinoTV
2002: Ally McBealAwards:
2001: BON JOVI take home trophy for "HOTTEST LIVE SHOW" at 2001 MY VH-1 AWARDS
2000: BON JOVI take home MY VH-1 AWARD for "MY FAVOURITE VIDEO" for "It's My Life".
1991: MTV Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award; shared with band
1990: Oscar nominated, Best Song, Young Guns II
1990: Golden Globe: Best Original Song - Motion Picture, Blaze of Glory (from Young Guns II
1987: American Music Award: Best Pop/Rock Band, Duo or Group; award shared with bandAchievements:
2002: BON JOVI have sold in excess of 100 million albums worldwide, played at over 2,000 shows & have released 8 studio albums (not including Jon's solo albums).
2000: Voted the "Sexiest Rock Star" by People Magazine (USA)
1996: Voted by People Magazine (USA) as one of the 50 most beautiful people in the world.Other Facts: Jon started his career sweeping the floor at New York's Record Plant recording studio, which led to him making demos with some of the musicians who recorded there.
Jon is an accomplished musician and can play several musical instruments including guitar, piano, harmonica and keyboards.
Jon has sensitive eyes against sunlight and cigarette smoke, which is why he can regularly be seen sporting sunglasses.
Distinguishing Marks: A Superman tattoo on his upper left arm; a Steer's head tattoo on his upper right arm & another tattoo on his ankle.
Quotes: "This is the way I look at sex scenes: I have basically been doing them for a living for years. Trying to seduce an audience is the basis of rock 'n' roll. And if I may say so, I'm pretty good at it..."
"People who have to tell you how successful they are aren't really successful. That's something I learned sweeping floors at this recording studio called the Power Station. Mediocre stars were the biggest pricks, and the big stars were the ones who came in and said, 'How're those demos going? Keep pushing, you'll get it. It'll happen for you.'"
Official Site: http://www.bonjovi.com
- Annemarie Failla