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".
Their fourth album New Jersey, which was released in 1988, became as successful as its predecessor.
Following the group's success, Bon Jovi and Sambora were asked to assist in producing Cher's self-titled album in 1987.
In 2000, People awarded him the title, "Sexiest Rock Star", and he was placed at #13 on VH1's "100 Sexiest Artists".
This name was chosen instead of the original idea of Johnny Electric.
When he was seventeen, Jon Bon Jovi was working sweeping floors at his cousin Tony Bongiovi's recording studio.
In 1980, when Meco was there recording Christmas in the Stars: The Star Wars Christmas Album, Tony Bongiovi recommended him for the song "R2-D2 We Wish You A Merry Christmas", which became his first professional recording (credited as John Bongiovi).
"You have to [wear one] under those leather pants, sweating." Lane previously addressed her relationship with Bon Jovi after the musician's former tour manager Rich Bozzett claimed in the book that she and Bon Jovi split after she started partying with Richie Sambora.
"My publicist said I could use a little edge, so I'll let others be quotable," she told the New York Daily News in 2010.
He campaigned for Al Gore in the 2000 Presidential election, John Kerry in the 2004 Presidential election, and Barack Obama in the 2008 Presidential election.