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Jon Bon Jovi


Jon Bon Jovi was born on March 2, 1962 in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, USA as John Francis Bongiovi Jr. He has been married to Dorothea Hurley since April 29, 1989. They have four children. See full bio »
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 2014 Howard Stern Birthday Bash (Video) (performer: "Wanted Dead or Alive")
 2012-2014 The Voice (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- The Showdowns, Part 1 (2014) ... (writer: "Keep the Faith")
- The Blind Auditions, Part 3 (2013) ... (writer: "Bed of Roses")
- The Blind Auditions, Part 1 (2013) ... (writer: "Livin' on a Prayer")
- The Blind Auditions, Part 6 (2012) ... (writer: "Always")
 2014 Born to Be Wild: The Golden Age of American Rock (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Welcome to the Jungle (2014) ... (writer: "Livin' On a Prayer", "Runaway", "You Give Love a Bad Name", "Never Say Goodbye", "Wanted Dead or Alive" - uncredited)
 2014 Masters Snooker (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Final, Part 2 (2014) ... (writer: "Livin' on a Prayer" - uncredited)
 2013 Great American Rock Anthems: Turn It Up to 11 (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Livin' On A Prayer")
 2013 Rising Star (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.5 (2013) ... (writer: "It's My Life")
  The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 7 episodes, 2004 - 2013) (performer - 1 episode, 2011)
- Auditions 8 (2013) ... (writer: "Livin' on a Prayer" - uncredited)
- Auditions 2 (2012) ... (writer: "Livin' on a Prayer" - uncredited)
- Auditions 3 (2011) ... (performer: "Livin' on a Prayer" - uncredited) / (writer: "Livin' on a Prayer" - uncredited)
- Episode #6.18 (2009) ... (writer: "We Weren't Born to Follow" - uncredited)
- Episode #5.25 (2008) ... (writer: "Always" - uncredited)
 2013 North America (TV Series documentary) (writer: "Army of One")
 2010-2013 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 16 episodes)
- Episode #21.142 (2013) ... (writer: "Livin' on a Prayer")
- Episode #21.124 (2013) ... (writer: "You Give Love a Bad Name" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.78 (2013) ... (writer: "You Give Love a Bad Name" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.63 (2012) ... (writer: "Livin' on a Prayer" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.9 (2012) ... (writer: "Livin' on a Prayer" - uncredited)
 2013 Pain & Gain (writer: "Blaze of Glory")
 2013 Deadliest Catch: An Epic Season (TV Movie) (writer: "Wanted Dead or Alive" - uncredited)
 2009-2012 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Fusion Dance Week (2012) ... (writer: "Livin' on a Prayer")
- Round Five (2011) ... (writer: "Livin' on a Prayer")
- Episode #11.1 (2010) ... (writer: "This Ain't a Love Song")
- Round Seven: Results Show (2009) ... (writer: "You Give Love a Bad Name" - uncredited)
- Round Seven (2009) ... (writer: "You Give Love a Bad Name" - uncredited)
 2012 Girl Most Likely (writer: "Bad Medicine")
 2012 Stand Up Guys (performer: "Not Running Anymore", "Old Habits Die Hard") / (writer: "Not Running Anymore", "Old Habits Die Hard")
 2012 Deadliest Catch: Behind the Scenes (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Wanted Dead or Alive" - uncredited)
 2012 Rock of Ages (writer: "Wanted Dead or Alive")
 2012 Australia's Got Talent (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Semi Final #5 (2012) ... (writer: "Livin' on a Prayer")
 2011-2012 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #12.5 (2012) ... (writer: "Wanted Dead Or Alive" - uncredited)
- Episode #11.6 (2011) ... (writer: "You Give Love a Bad Name" - uncredited)
- Episode #11.1 (2011) ... (writer: "Bed of Roses" - uncredited)
  Britain's Got Talent (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2012) (writer - 1 episode, 2012)
- Episode #6.11 (2012) ... (performer: "Livin' on a Prayer" - uncredited) / (writer: "Livin' on a Prayer" - uncredited)
 2012 The Voice UK (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Blind Auditions 3 (2012) ... (writer: "Livin' on a Prayer")
 2012 Deadliest Catch: Best of Season 7 (TV Movie) (writer: "Wanted Dead or Alive" - uncredited)
 2012 The Big Bang Theory (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Werewolf Transformation (2012) ... (writer: "Wanted Dead or Alive")
 2011 New Year's Eve (performer: "Two Out Of Three Ain't Bad", "Have A Little Faith In Me", "Can't Turn You Loose")
 2011 Tu cara me suena (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.3 (2011) ... (writer: "It's My Life")
 2011 Deadliest Catch: Behind the Scenes - Season 7 (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Wanted Dead or Alive" - uncredited)
 2010-2011 Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #3.87 (2011) ... (writer: "Livin' on a Prayer" - uncredited)
- Episode #2.4 (2010) ... (writer: "Livin' on a Prayer")
 2011 Glee Encore (Video) (writer: "It's My Life")
 2011 Elvira's Movie Macabre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Jesse James Meets Frankenstein's Daughter (2011) ... (writer: "You Give Love a Bad Name")
 2011 Win Win (writer: "Have A Nice Day")
 2010 Pizza & Karaoke (TV Movie) (writer: "Livin' on a Prayer")
 2010 The 4th Annual CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "What Do You Got?")
 2009-2010 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Never Been Kissed (2010) ... (writer: "Start Me Up/Livin' on a Prayer" - uncredited)
- Vitamin D (2009) ... (writer: "It's My Life/Confessions" - uncredited)
 2010 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #18.38 (2010) ... (writer: "What Do You Got?", "It's My Life" - uncredited)
 2010 Deadliest Catch: Behind the Scenes - Season 6 (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Wanted Dead or Alive" - uncredited)
 2010 The Footy Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Live from Geelong (2010) ... (writer: "Something for the Pain" - uncredited)
 2010 Chuck (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Chuck Versus the Ring: Part II (2010) ... (writer: "Blaze of Glory (Theme from Young Guns II)")
  Live from Studio Five (TV Series) (performer - 6 episodes, 2010) (writer - 2 episodes, 2010)
- Episode #1.134 (2010) ... (performer: "Livin' on a Prayer") / (writer: "Livin' on a Prayer")
- Episode #1.126 (2010) ... (performer: "Livin' on a Prayer") / (writer: "Livin' on a Prayer")
- Episode #1.104 (2010) ... (performer: "Everybody Hurts")
- Episode #1.103 (2010) ... (performer: "Everybody Hurts")
- Episode #1.99 (2010) ... (performer: "Everybody Hurts")
 2010 Atop the Fourth Wall (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Scarlett #1 (2010) ... ("You Give Love a Bad Name")
 1993-2009 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- January Jones/Black Eyed Peas (2009) ... (writer: "Bad Medicine", "Blaze of Glory" - uncredited)
- Zac Efron/Yeah Yeah Yeahs (2009) ... (writer: "Bad Medicine" - uncredited)
- Dwayne Johnson/Ray LaMontagne (2009) ... (writer: "Wanted Dead or Alive", "Livin' on a Prayer" - uncredited)
- Danny DeVito/Bon Jovi (1993) ... (writer: "Bed of Roses", "Wanted Dead or Alive" - uncredited)
 2009 Guitar Hero 5 (Video Game) (writer: "You Give Love A Bad Name")
 2009 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Rock 'n' Roll Anthems (2009) ... (writer: "You Give Love A Bad Name")
 2009 Deadliest Catch: Behind the Scenes - Season 5 (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Wanted Dead or Alive" - uncredited)
  Everybody Hates Chris (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2009) (writer - 1 episode, 2009)
- Everybody Hates the G.E.D. (2009) ... (performer: "Livin' on a Prayer" - uncredited) / (writer: "Livin' on a Prayer" - uncredited)
 2009 Grand Theft Auto IV: The Lost and Damned (Video Game) (writer: "Wanted Dead or Alive")
 2009 He's Just Not That Into You (writer: "I Want You")
 2009 American Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Auditions: Phoenix (2009) ... (writer: "Wanted Dead or Alive" - uncredited)
 2009 Paul Blart: Mall Cop (writer: "Runaway")
 2009 CHIKARA King of Trios 2009- Night II (Video) (writer: "Livin' on a Prayer")
 2008 Memòries de la tele (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.12 (2008) ... (writer: "Bad Medecine")
 2008 Karaoke Revolution Presents: American Idol Encore 2 (Video Game) ("Livin' On A Prayer")
 2008 Guitar Hero World Tour (Video Game) (writer: "Livin' On A Prayer")
 2008 It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Mac & Charlie Die: Part 2 (2008) ... (writer: "Wanted Dead or Alive")
 2008 Deadliest Catch: Alaskan Storm (Video Game) (writer: "Wanted Dead or Alive")
 2008 Supernatural (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- No Rest for the Wicked (2008) ... (writer: "Wanted Dead or Alive" - uncredited)
 2007 CMT Hot 20 Countdown (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 6 December 2007 (2007) ... (performer: "Till We Ain't Strangers Anymore")
- Episode dated 10 November 2007 (2007) ... (performer: "Til We Ain't Strangers Anymore")
 2007 Ride to Live (Short) (writer: "Let It Rock")
 2007 Wild Hogs (writer: "Wanted Dead or Alive", "Lost Highway")
 2007 Rock Band (Video Game) (writer: "Wanted Dead or Alive")
 2006 Rise Against: Generation Lost - How We Survive (Video documentary) (writer: "Blaze of Glory")
 2006 Gilmore Girls (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Go, Bulldogs! (2006) ... (writer: "Livin' On a Prayer" - uncredited)
 2006 CMT Insider (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- 2006 CMA Nominee Report (2006) ... (performer: "Who Says You Can't Go Home")
  The West Wing (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2006) (writer - 1 episode, 2006)
- Welcome to Wherever You Are (2006) ... (performer: "Welcome to Wherever You Are") / (writer: "Welcome to Wherever You Are")
 2005 How I Met Your Mother (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Limo (2005) ... (writer: "You Give Love a Bad Name" - uncredited)
 2005 Reunion (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 1986 (2005) ... (writer: "Livin' on a Prayer")
  Doctor Who Confidential (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2005) (writer - 1 episode, 2005)
- Unsung Heroes and Violent Death (2005) ... (performer: "BLAZE OF GLORY") / (writer: "BLAZE OF GLORY")
 2005 A Lot Like Love (writer: "I'll Be There for You")
 2005 Deadliest Catch (TV Series documentary) (writer: "Wanted Dead or Alive" - uncredited)
 1999-2004 The Sopranos (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Marco Polo (2004) ... (writer: "Wanted Dead or Alive" - uncredited)
- A Hit Is a Hit (1999) ... (writer: "You Give Love A Bad Name")
 2004 Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed (writer: "Wanted Dead Or Alive")
 2003 Australian Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 6 Performance Show: The 80's (2003) ... (writer: "Livin' on a Prayer")
 2003 Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (writer: "Livin' On A Prayer")
 2003 View from the Top (writer: "Livin' on a Prayer")
 2003 Mulheres Apaixonadas (TV Series) (writer: "Misunderstood")
 2003 Operación triunfo (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.13 (2003) ... (writer: "Livin' on a Prayer")
 2002 Ally McBeal (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Homecoming (2002) ... (performer: "Some Enchanted Evening")
 2001 Rock Star (writer: "Livin' on a Prayer")
 2001 Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (writer: "Bad Medicine")
 2000 Uga Uga (TV Series) (writer: "Thank You For Loving Me")
 1999 Edtv (writer: "Real Life")
 1998 Pahiram kahit sandali (writer: "Bed of Roses")
 1998 Armageddon (performer: "Mister Big Time") / (writer: "Mister Big Time")
  Unsolved Mysteries (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1998) (writer - 1 episode, 1998)
- Episode #10.5 (1998) ... (performer: "August 7, 4:15") / (writer: "August 7, 4:15")
 1998 Hollywood Salutes Arnold Schwarzenegger: An American Cinematheque Tribute (TV Special) (performer: "It's Only Make Believe")
 1997 Destination Anywhere (Video) (performer: "Queen of New Orleans", "Janie, Don't Take Your Love To Town", "Midnight In Chelsea", "Ugly", "Staring at Your Window with a Suitcase in My Hand", "Every Word Was a Piece of My Heart", "It's Just Me", "Destination Anywhere", "Learning How To Fall", "Naked", "Little City", "August 7, 4:15", "Cold Hard Heart") / (writer: "Queen of New Orleans", "Janie, Don't Take Your Love To Town", "Midnight In Chelsea", "Ugly", "Staring at Your Window with a Suitcase in My Hand", "Every Word Was a Piece of My Heart", "It's Just Me", "Destination Anywhere", "Learning How To Fall", "Naked", "Little City", "August 7, 4:15", "Cold Hard Heart")
 1996 Brit Awards 1996 (TV Special) (writer: "This Ain't a Love Song")
 1994 The Cowboy Way (writer: "Good Guys Don't Always Wear White")
 1994 The Brit Awards 1994 (TV Movie) (performer: "I'll Sleep When I'm Dead") / (writer: "I'll Sleep When I'm Dead")
 1991 Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man (writer: "Wanted Dead or Alive")
 1991 The 63rd Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (performer: "Blaze of Glory") / (writer: "Blaze of Glory")
 1990 Young Guns II (performer: "Blaze of Glory", "Billy Get Your Guns", "Miracle", "Blood Money", "Santa Fe", "Justice In The Barrel", "Never Say Die", "You Really Got Me Now", "Bang A Drum", "Dyin' Ain't Much Of A Livin'") / (writer: "Blaze of Glory", "Billy Get Your Guns", "Miracle", "Blood Money", "Santa Fe", "Justice In The Barrel", "Never Say Die", "You Really Got Me Now", "Bang A Drum", "Dyin' Ain't Much Of A Livin'")
 1987 Disorderlies (writer: "Edge of a Broken Heart")
 1987 Spaceballs (writer: "Raise Your Hands")
 1987 Light of Day (writer: "Only Lonely")
 1986 Miami Vice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- El Viejo (1986) ... (writer: "Wanted Dead Or Alive" - uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

John Francis Bongiovi | John Bongiovi | Bon Jovi

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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I would love to be able to do both (acting and making music). If I look at someone like Sinatra, who toured until he was 80 and made 60 movies, that would be a great life to have. See more »

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Children, with Dorothea Hurley, Stephanie Rose (b. May 31, 1993), Jesse James Louis (b. February 19, 1995), Jacob Hurley (b. May 7, 2002) and Romeo Jon (b. March 29, 2004). See more »

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