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If there were a blue collar classification for a rock band member, John Bon Jovi would fit that bill. He's been at it since he was 16. Now past the half century mark, the man behind the band Bon Jovi continues to apply his workmanlike style to each and every one of his passions that now include, film, television, charity work, political activism, husband and father – besides the singing gigs. Since he cracked into the music business his net worth reflects his dug in style with an amount of $698,923,700.
As the lead singer of Bon Jovi, the band made themselves known in the mid 80s with terse ballads about the tribulations of youth and soaring guitar riffs. Together, with a short break in the early 90s, the band put together 11 albums as a solid member of rock's hierarchy during their day. Jon also tried his vocal cords at a solo career, cutting a couple of his own albums that did well.
The musical success that the band and Jon enjoyed transferred over to his foray into television and appearances in movies. He appeared as a regular guest on the popular television series Ally McBeal with Calista Lockhart.
Even though Jon has been married to his high school sweetheart since the mid 80s, he did capture the admiring glances of a few girls. In 2000, he was named to People Magazine's Sexiest Rock Star List and in 1996, People crowned him as one of the 50 most beautiful people in the world. Seeing as his wife, Dorothea, is karate champion and black belt, bets are that not too many of the opposite sex manage to confirm either title.
For a period, he became the owner of the Arena Football team in Philadelphia, called the Soul. Beside that he prides himself on community activity, work and his foundation by the same name. Bon Jovi has been recognized by the White House Administration as a leader and a partner in their combined effort to reduce poverty and homelessness. Few people know that his mother was a Playboy bunny.