Jon Bon Jovi net worth – The estimated net worth of Jon Bon Jovi is $410 million as of 2022.
Jon Bon Jovi Net Worth
Before I go into the details of this post, who is Jon Bon Jovi and how does he get his money? Jon Bon Jovi is an American rock star, songwriter, musician, singer, producer and philanthropist. And as of 2022, he has a net worth of $410 million. The rock star is popularly known as the founder and also the front man of the famous rock band Bon Jovi. Bon Jovi as a band was formed way back in 1983 and has since then seen many faces and has rocked them all.
Typically in a touring year, the band Bon Jovi can easily gross one hundred to one hundred and fifty million. For instance, the brand grossed $135 million in 2019 alone globally. And in that time period alone, Jon made $40 million personally.
John Francis Bongiovi Jr., was born on the 2nd day of March, 1962 in Perth Amboy, New Jersey. Both of Jon’s parents were previously marines. His father was a barber and his mom was a playboy bunny and then later a florist. Bon Jovi is from a close-knit Italian family.
The singer became interested in music at a very early age and at the age of 13 he started playing the piano and guitar when he joined Raze, his first band. Bovi went to St. Joseph high school for both his freshman and sophomore years.
He later transferred to Sayreville War memorial high school for his last two years. He met with David Bryan during his high school years and together they both formed the band Atlantic City expressway. Also, he played for clubs and then opened for bigger local bands as part of the John Bongiovi and the wild ones at the time.
Tony who is Jon’s cousin owned a recording studio in New York called the power station. This is where Jon spent most of his teen years and however led to his first paid gig at the age of 16 on the ‘star wars Christmas album’.
Jon made a call to his pal David Bryan in the spring of 1983 who then called his friends, bassist Alec John Such and drummer Tico Torres. And also not long after that time, guitarist Richie Sambora joined the band. The band together with Jon recorded ‘Runway’ which is their first hit song. Jon kept on trying to make radio stations in New York to play his single without any headway until a DJ decided to play the song.
Immediately, ‘runway’ became an instant hit and it landed in the top 40. Jon was signed by mercury records to a recording contract and then Bon Jovi was created. The band released their first two albums in 1984 and 1985 respectively. The band get recognized globally with the release of their third album in 1986 ‘slippery when wet’.
That very album birthed three of the bands hits; ‘wanted dead or alive’, ‘you give love a bad name’, and ‘living on a prayer’. The last two however became number one hits. The album ‘slippery when wet’ remains the most successful album of the band. The next album of the band ‘new jersey’ birthed more hits such as ‘born to be your baby’, ‘lay your hands on me’, and I’ll be there for you’ and so many more.
As of this writing the band has released 14 studio albums and has also won many awards in the process including the Grammys, American music awards, the golden globe awards and the Brit award. Also, Jon has released two solo albums such as ‘Blaze of Glory’ and ‘destination anywhere’.