It’s His Life

Jon Bon Jovi makes the world better with music, charity and wine

It’s His Life
World-famous rock star Jon Bon Jovi doesn’t do anything on a small scale. Off stage, Bon Jovi and his wife, Dorothea Hurley, run the JBJ Soul Foundation while he and his son, Jesse, have created a successful Languedoc rosé brand. (Fro Rojas)
From the Oct 31, 2021, issue

Family and hard work are the foundation of legendary rocker Jon Bon Jovi’s world. It’s a formula he has applied in his career, his philanthropy and his personal life, with much success. So when one of his own sons came to him with a dream to launch a wine label, Bon Jovi, now 59, not only said yes, he dove in head first, partnering with son Jesse Bongiovi and Gérard Bertrand, one of the savviest vintners in France, to help make it happen. Since the launch in 2018, their Languedoc rosé, Hampton Water, has become a sensation, achieving double-digit growth every year.

The family is also deeply involved in charitable efforts, with multiple projects to feed the hungry and house the homeless. Wine Spectator profiles Bon Jovi’s journey from small-town New Jersey kid to globally famous musician, supportive father and working force for good.

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