Chosen by People (USA) magazine as one of the 50 most beautiful people in the world 
Auditioned for the role of Ashe in The Crow: City of Angels (1996), but lost out to French actor Vincent Perez.
Appeared on the Star Wars Christmas album, "Christmas in the Stars". (as John Bongiovi)
The acoustical performance of "Livin' On A Prayer" and "Wanted Dead or Alive" that Jon and Richie Sambora performed at the 1989 MTV Video Music Awards is widely acknowledged as being the genesis/greenlight for MTV's "Unplugged" series.
Given title "Sexiest Rock Star" by People Magazine. [November 2000]
Children, with Dorothea Hurley, Stephanie Rose (b. 1993), Jesse James Louis (b. 1995), Jacob Hurley (b. 2002) and Romeo Jon (b. 2004)
The song "August 7", fromhis solo album Destination Anywhere, is a tribute to his friend/manager Paul Korzilius' daughter Katherine. She died at the age of six under mysterious circumstances on August 7, 1996.
Likes watching movies, driving cars, sleeping, eating junk food, working out at the gym, football, spending time with his family and playing with his dog Copper.
He's owned a few cars as well, a white Datsun 280Z in 1988, a '58 Corvette 1988-1992, a Ferrari 328 GTSI 1988-1992; in 1995 Jon owned a Ferrari, Camaro, 2 Corvettes, some Jeeps, Mustang Shelby and a 1957 Lincoln Premier, some motorcycles, among them a Harley Davidson and a snowmobile. In 1996 he owned a Harley Davidson, black Mercedes and a red 91/92 Corvette. He loves sports cars, especially Porsches.
Likes wearing casual clothes, jeans and shirts
He has sensitive eyes against sunlight and cigarette smoke, that's why he always wears sunglasses. During spring he has allergies and hay fever.
He started smoking in 1994 during the making of Moonlight and Valentino (1995) but quit again. Picked it back up during the making of The Leading Man (1996) and after the 1996 tour because he "just likes it".
Dated award winning actress Diane Lane in the mid-eighties.
Mother is Carol Sharkey, one of the first Playboy bunnies
Brother of Anthony M. Bongiovi and 'Matthew Bongiovi' .
Has worked on behalf of the Special Olympics, the American Red Cross, the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation and other groups.
Son, Romeo Jon, born on March 29, 2004, and weighed 9 lbs. 7 oz.
Shares a birthday with Coldplay singer Chris Martin.
He was awarded an honorary Doctorate of Humanities from Monmouth University in 2001
Majority owner of the Philadelphia Soul (Arena Football League), which began play in 2004.
He was borne in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, but he grew up in Sayreville, New Jersey.
Campaigned for Al Gore in the 2000 Presidential election, and John Kerry in the 2004 Presidential election.
His band "Bon Jovi" were discovered when they won a local New York City(WAPP "The Apple" 103.5 "now defunct") radio station contest in the early 80's. The winning song was the now classic hit "Runaway".
Have a Nice Day, Jon's Bands new Album, reached #1 in Australia, Holland, Austria, Germany and Canada after just one week after release.