Livin’ on a Prayer
|“Livin’ on a Prayer”|
|Songwriter(s)||Jon Bon Jovi Richie Sambora Desmond Child|
|Bon Jovi singles chronology|
|“You Give Love a Bad Name” (1986) “Livin’ on a Prayer” (1986) “Wanted Dead or Alive” (1987)|
They called her Gina because she reminded them of (Italian actress) Gina Lollobrigida. So we started the song off with Johnny and Gina because Johnny was my original name. And (Jon) said, “I can’t be singing about Johnny.
Bon Jovi is also a blood relative to the late great singer Frank Sinatra , who was Bon Jovi’s great uncle on his father’s side, according to a May 1988 issue of Spin Magazine (page 22). Bon Jovi has two brothers, Anthony and Matthew.
Lest you think Jon Bon Jovi’s new Palm Beach, Fla. mansion is his only home, let us remind you that he also has a chateau in New Jersey. You read that correctly — the singer has a French-inspired chateau in his hometown of Middletown, N.J., according to CNBC.
Grip. Living on a Prayer is featured in Rock Star, but not in Young Guns.
His father was of Italian (the name Bongiovi comes from Sciacca, Sicily) and Slovak ancestry and his mother is of German and Russian descent. He has stated that he is a blood relative of singer Frank Sinatra. Bon Jovi was raised Catholic.
In addition to penning hits for their own platinum selling albums, Jon and Richie have written songs for other artists including Cher’s “We All Sleep Alone,” Loverboy’s “Notorious” and the song they wrote and produced, “Peace in Our Time” on Russian band Gorky Park’s new Polygram lp.
Will Estes (as Tommy ) and Shiri Appleby (as Gina ) are the two main characters. At the beginning, Tommy is watching a video of a Bon Jovi concert on his computer when he is ordered by his mother to take out the trash.
Jon Bon Jovi net worth: Jon Bon Jovi is an American rock star, singer, songwriter, record producer, musician, actor, and philanthropist who has a net worth of $410 million . Bon Jovi is best known as the founder and frontman of the rock band Bon Jovi.
In the wild world of rock and roll, few couples have stood the test of time like Jon Bon Jovi and his wife, Dorothea Bongiovi. The high school sweethearts have been together for forty years, which is an uncommon feat for any couple, let alone for an iconic rockstar.
Jon Bon Jovi Opens Up About His 40-Year Love Story with High School Sweetheart Dorothea . Jon Bon Jovi and wife Dorothea Bongiovi give love a good name.