In 2000, People awarded him the title, "Sexiest Rock Star", and he was placed at #13 on VH1's "100 Sexiest Artists".
Bon Jovi was ranked #31 on the "Top 100 Heavy Metal Vocalists" list by Hit Parader.
Jon Bon Jovi is currently married to Dorothea Hurley. Age: 55 (3/2/1962)Occupation: Music - Musician Most Famous For: Bon Jovi "I was dead set on always adopting and it always felt right to me, there were children who needed a home and I had no maternal desire to have children.
He has been in three celebrity relationships averaging approximately 9.5 years each. But that changes when you meet someone you love and so your family changes in direction.
Bon Jovi visited rock radio station WAPP 103.5FM "The Apple" in New York City.
He spoke directly to the promotion director John Lassman, who accepted the song "Runaway" for inclusion on the station's compilation album of local homegrown talent. Along the way, Mercury Records gave Bon Jovi a recording contract in 1983, and to promote "Runaway", Bon Jovi called David Bryan who in turn called bassist Alec John Such and drummer Tico Torres.
Tapped to play lead guitar was Jon Bon Jovi's neighbor Dave Sabo, who later formed the group Skid Row. After Bon Jovi claimed he wanted a group name, a friend of Richard Fischer and an employee of Doc Mc Ghee suggested they call themselves Bon Jovi, following the example of the other famous last name bands such as Van Halen and Dokken.
This name was chosen instead of the original idea of Johnny Electric.
He spent most of his adolescence skipping school to opt for music activities instead, and ended up playing in local bands with friends and his cousin Tony Bongiovi, who owned the then-famous New York City recording studio The Power Station.Bon Jovi has released 2 solo albums and 12 studio albums with his band, which to date have sold over 130 million albums worldwide, thus making them one of the World's Best-Selling Music Artists.In the 1990s, Bon Jovi started an acting career, starring in various movie roles, including: Moonlight and Valentino and U-571 and has made several TV appearances in various series, including: Sex and the City and Ally Mc Beal.As a songwriter, Bon Jovi was inducted into Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2009.In 1996, People Magazine named him one of the "50 Most Beautiful People In The World".