Bon Jovi Wiki: Everything To Know About This Rock Band

Get to know more about the band, Bon Jovi which was led by Jon Bon Jovi. Below are facts to know about the band and their net worth.

Bon Jovi: Inducted Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inducted band

‘Livin on a Prayer,’ It’s My Life,’ and ‘Slippery When Wet’ are all classic tunes that will never go out of style!

In America, we have had many Rock bands which have been entertaining us since the early 70s and some of us believe that there is no sweeter sound than the oldies. Songs which were released during those years are now classic hits today, despite the fact that there are new songs released each day. When rock music is mentioned anywhere, everyone thinks of Bon Jovi, a band which started in 1983, by Jon Bon Jovi, and their songs are still being played, even today. From time to time you hear about a misunderstanding between members of a band, and obviously, Bon Jovi has had complications over the years and despite all that, they’re still singing and they still go out on the road. Parents, and even some grandparents, are now introducing the second, and even the third generation to the music they once rocked out too while they were in high school. It`s been 35 years since Jon Bon Jovi formed the Rock band which originated from Sayreville, New Jersey. Jon Bon Jovi, the namesake of the band,is the lead singer, David Bryan is their keyboardist, Tico Torres is their drummer, Phil X is their guitarist and eventually Hugh McDonald became their Bassist. With the exception of their bass player Alec John Such this band`s lineup has been the most static in its history, even though Jon Bon Jovi was replaced by Hugh McDonald unofficially. Richie Sambora the guitarist and co-songwriter also left the band in 2013. Bon Jovi released albums like, “It’s My Life”, “Livin’ on a Prayer”, and “Slippery When Wet.” Bon Jovi achieved global recognition with their third album, “Slippery When Wet” in 1986. Bon Jovi toured and recorded non-stop during the late 1980’s using different styles in their music that included country music songs for their album “Lost Highway.” Bon Jovi has released 13 studio albums so far, six compilations and three live albums. They have sold 100 million records or even more worldwide which has made them the best-selling rock band in America. Bon Jovi was recently inducted into the US Rock And Roll Hall of Fame and the UK Music Hall of Fame. In 2004 Bon Jovi was honored with the Award of Merit at the American Music Awards. Which significantly affected their net worth positively.

Richie Samboras Talks About Bon Jovi

Richie Sambora had an idea that this band would get into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, from the minute he saw they were dominating in the fan votes. It wasn’t until his friend Steve Van Zandt called him to deliver the news, however, that he began to celebrate. Richie Sambora thinks that his roommate Alec Such will later show up though he lost contact with him sometime ago. Sambora misses performing together but nothing else about the band.

Facts to know about Bon Jovi

The title of the band

The name of the band Bon Jovi came from their lead singer Jon Bon Jovi. They all agreed that the band should follow the example set by Van Halen. However, the band was originally going to be called Johney Electric.

The band’s humble start

Jon Bon Jovi first entered into the music industry at the recording studio owned by Jon’s cousin, Power Station Studio where Jon’s role was that of the janitor.

Bands second album Too Hot to Rock

7800 Fahrenheit, the band second album, was named like that because the band performs Rock music and 7800 degree is the temperature at which the rocks melt.

The band’s real name

Most of Rock music fans including the ones of Bon Jovi never knew the fact that Jon Bon Jovi`s name was not the one he is called but his real name is John Francis Bongiovi. His dad was a Slovak ancestry who is an Italian while his mother is a German and Russian descent.

The PLC for Bon Jovi

Jon Bon Jovi who`s the leader owns the band, and he is the one who employs the members as his employees. He can prove to anyone who owns a band that this makes management and business decisions much easier to make and also helps in increasing the net worth.

Return of Bon Jovi

Jon Bon Jovi is the lead singer and his first professional track was called “R2-D2 We Wish You a Merry Christmas” which was released on a star wars-themed album known as, “Christmas in the Stars.”

Guitarist behind the scenes

Bon Jovi`s guitarist was a very caring person who behaved as an undercover since he went as a busker in New York`s Chelsea Market. The reason behind that was to raise money the MusiCares charity.

Bon Jovi’s net worth

The net worth of the entire band is not listed but the lead singer of the band Jon Bon Jovi has a net worth of $410 million. The New Jersey band members have made their net worth from projects such as , “It’s My Life”, “Livin’ on a Prayer”, and “Slippery When Wet.”

Even though Bon Jovi broke up, we still hear some of their hit songs and when Jon Bon Jovi get’s an opportunity, he performs the songs.