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Jon Bon Jovi

Jon Bon Jovi is one of the busiest and most versatile performers working today. Between juggling his music and acting careers, the dedicated artist consistently delivers quality performances whether it be on the stage with a guitar or in front of the camera as an actor.

His film career began in 1995 with his critically-acclaimed performance in Moonlight And Valentino. The Motion Picture Club honored him with the prestigious Premiere Performance Award for his impressive acting debut. He has gone on to star in John Duigan's The Leading Man, Homegrown and No Looking Back with Ed Burns and Lauren Holly. More recently, he was in Little City opposite Annabella Sciorra, and Row Your Boat, starring William Forsyth and Bai Ling.

For more than 15 years, Jon Bon Jovi has been the lead singer of Bon Jovi, one of the biggest recording acts in rock-and-roll history, racking up sales of over 80 million albums worldwide. In addition, the group has had the distinction of being one of the industry's top concert draws, selling out arenas and stadiums worldwide. On his own, he wrote the Golden Globe Award-winning soundtrack of Young Guns which was also nominated for an Oscar the same year. He also released last year's solo album, Destination Anywhere.

Bon Jovi resides on the East Coast with his wife, Dorothea, and their two children.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.

Jon Bon Jovi Facts

Birth NameJohn Francis Bongiovi
OccupationMusician, Actor
BandBon Jovi
BirthdayMarch 2, 1962 (61)
BirthplacePerth Amboy, New Jersey, USA
Height5' 10" (1m78)  How tall is Jon Bon Jovi compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Bon Jovi: Live at Madison Square Garden
John Carpenter Presents Vampires: Los Muertos
Little City
New Year's Eve
National Lampoon's Pucked
Jon Bon Jovi: Destination Anywhere
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