Jon Bon Jovi Net Worth $300 Million
Jon Bon Jovi is an American musician and songwriter best known as the frontman of the pop-metal rock band Bon Jovi. He has an impressive net worth of $300 million. Born in 1962, Bon Jovi was raised in Perth, Amboy New Jersey.
Jon displayed a keen interest for music in his teenage years and would often bunk his classes to perform in rock bands. It wasn’t until 1980 that Jon got his first professional recording with the song “R2-D2 We Wish You A Merry Christmas”
In 1982, Jon recorded the demo “Runaway” a song that later become a massive radio hit despite being turned down by several record companies. The success of his debut provided the budding artist with the foot in the door he had been looking for.
Jon capitalized on his success and formed his own band christened Bon Jovi. With Jon at the realm, the band rose to international fame with their self-titled debut studio album.
Their subsequent albums became flat-out successful with their third album selling over 10 million copies in the USA alone. Bon Jovi had by now garnered a fan base that knew no borders.
In 1987, the band embarked on a tour to promote their breakthrough album Slippery When Wet after which they took a hiatus. Bon Jovi has sold close to 100 million albums worldwide, and they continue to spawn phenomenal albums to date.
Jon Bon Jovi has made significant leaps in his solo career. In 1990, he recorded the sound track Blaze of Glory for the Young Guns II movie. The song was a hit and peaked at No.1 in Billboard Hot 100.
Besides being a rock n roll heartthrob, Jon Bon Jovi has dabbled in acting and has featured in movies such as Pay it Forward and U-571. In 2012, Bon Jovi earned $79 million trouncing megastars like Kanye West. Jon donated part of the earnings to his Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation.