John Francis Bongiovi, Jr.
- "Nothing is as important as passion. No matter what you want to do with your life, be passionate."
Bon Jovi quote
- Official Twitter account of Bon Jovi
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Name – musician
First name: Jon
Last name: Bongiovi
Nick name: Bon Jovi
- Bon Jovi is an American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer and actor, best known as the founder and the lead singer of rock band Bon Jovi.
During his career, Bon Jovi has released two solo albums and eleven studio albums with his band, which to date have sold over 130 million albums worldwide making them one of the world's best-selling music artists. As a solo artist, Bon Jovi has received numerous awards for his work, including a Golden Globe for his solo hit, "Blaze of Glory".
As a songwriter, Bon Jovi inducted into Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2009. In 2012, Bon Jovi ranked number fifty on the list of Billboard magazine's "Power 100", a ranking of "The Most Powerful and Influential People In The Music Business". Bon Jovi was also ranked second on Forbes Magazine's list of the "World's Highest Paid Musicians", earning an approximate $125 million income in 2010. In 1996, People magazine named him as one of the "50 Most Beautiful People In The World". In 2000, the same magazine named him as the "Sexiest Rock Star" and Bon Jovi was also placed at number thirteen on VH1's "100 Sexiest Artists ".