- Full Name: Jon Bon Jovi
- Born (03/02/1962)
- Place of Birth: Perth Amboy, New Jersey
- Occupation: Actor, singer, singer-songwriter
- Marital status – married
Jon Bon Jovi How He Achieved His Net Worth
It is as a singer, singer-songwriters, and musician that Jon Bon Jovi was able to achieve his share of fame as well as fortune. It was his highly successful musical career that allowed him to achieve the bulk of his net worth. His main ambition was to become a singer, and his success in doing so has not only made him a great deal of money, it has allowed him to pursue other interests too. Some of these other interests have also made him money, whilst other things have meant that he has spent money on the causes that are close to his heart.
The key to Jon Bon Jovi’s net worth has been the record selling exploits of his band Bon Jovi. It is estimated that altogether the band earns $125 million each year through record sales, recording royalties, and the sale of merchandising. That figure can go even higher when the band release a new album and then go on a world tour in support of it. Whilst the group’s more recent records have not sold as strongly as earlier offerings their world tours always achieve sold out status.
Jon Bon Jovi’s net worth was built on the huge record sales for Bon Jovi in the 1980’s and the 1990’s and the willingness of people to them on tour makes them the second highest earners in the music business behind the Irish group U2.
Jon Bon Jovi does not just rely on his musical career to add to his net worth. Although it did not make as much money as Bon Jovi he has acted in films as well as appearing in TV series. His business investments have generally been astute. For instance, he is one of the main investors in the Philadelphia Soul football franchise.
About Jon Bon Jovi
Jon Bon Jovi was born one John Francis Bongiovi Jr. He later decided to change his name to improve his chances of a successful musical career. He was keen to become a rock star, and indeed he has gone on to sell over 130 million records since 1983. His songwriting partnerships with Desmond Child and Ritchie Sambora were particularly fruitful in terms of producing platinum selling albums across the globe.
Bon Jovi the band were not an overnight success, their first two albums had modest sales figures yet the third LP Slippery When Wet would change everything. This opus first released in 1986 was the record that made the career of Bon Jovi, without it Jon Bon Jovi would have a much lower net worth.
Jon Bon Jovi is a committed Democrat supporter who has been involved in presidential election campaigning especially since 2000. He also has own charitable foundation, which aims to help people improve their lives.
He has been married to Dorothea Hurley since, with the couple having three sons and one daughter.