Life of Jon Bon Jovi

  • Birth

    John Francis Bongiovi Jr. was born in Perth Amboy, New Jersey.
  • First single

    First single
    Jon recorded his first single, Runaway,at his cousin's studio, with back up studio musicians. A local radio station began to frequently play it.
  • Being signed

    Jon found his band members. During a show in New York, the band caught the attention of record exececutive Derek AShulman, Who signed them to PolyGram.
  • Debut

    Their self-titled debut came out.
  • album

    Bon Jovi released their follow-up album 7800 Farenheit. For the next five years Bon Jovi toured with a variety of artist such as Kiss and Judas Priest. Their third album was released which sold 14 million copies.
  • Retirement

    In 1989 the band went into temporary retirement. Jon concentrated on his solo career.
  • Marriage

    Jon Married high school sweetheart Dorothea Hurly. They have four children.
  • Acting

    All throughout the 90s Jon began his acting career. starring in roles such as Moonlight and Valentino and The Leading Man.
  • Back together

    Back together
    In 1994, the commercial incentive to return to Bon Jovi proved too hard to resist, and the band released another album,Keep The Faith.
  • success

    VideosBon Jovi continues to tour and will continue to be one the of the most successful bands in the world.