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CNBC Meets

CNBC Meets: Jon Bon Jovi

CNBC Meets Jon Bon Jovi
In this exclusive and rare interview, Jon Bon Jovi reveals to CNBC Meets presenter Tania Bryer, his passion and dedication to his philanthropic work and takes Tania on a tour of a Philadelphia neighbourhood that is one of many affordable housing builds helmed by the Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation.

This episode of CNBC Meets is with global rock icon and philanthropist, Jon Bon Jovi. His band Bon Jovi, formed in 1983, has become one of the most successful rock bands in the world, selling over 130 million albums, performing in over 50 countries for over 34 million fans, and whose last two world tours outsold the likes of Justin Bieber, Kanye West and Katy Perry combined.

In this exclusive and rare interview, Jon Bon Jovi reveals to CNBC Meets presenter Tania Bryer, his passion and dedication to his philanthropic work and takes Tania on a tour of a Philadelphia neighbourhood that is one of many affordable housing builds helmed by the Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation. In a candid interview, Jon talks about his childhood, his breakthrough into the music business and how he manages his 'Day Job' and his family.

Filmed on location in Red Bank, New Jersey at the site of the JBJ Soul Kitchen and on the streets of Philadelphia, the viewer will gain an insight into the real Jon Bon Jovi as he gives an incredibly honest interview revealing the man behind the rock star image.

The programme also features interviews with Jon's inspiration and mentor, Sister Mary Scullion, the co-founder of Project H.O.M.E., and President Bill Clinton, a close personal friend and supporter of Jon's foundation.

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Tania Bryer Introduces the Latest Episode of CNBC Meets
Tania Bryer introduces the latest episode of CNBC Meets.
Acting Humbles the Rock Star
Jon reveals what prompted him to enter films and how being a rock icon didn't give him exclusive access to Hollywood.
Jon's True Love
Jon may have millions of screaming female fans but there is only one woman who has his heart, his high school sweetheart and wife Dorothea.
JBJ Soul Foundations' Ethos
A firm believer of empowerment Jon shares the ethos behind his JBJ Soul Foundation, the work it is doing and how by eating at his restaurant you are lending a hand.
A Presidential Fan
Former US President Clinton shows his rock n roll side and sings the praises for one of his favourite artists.
In the President's Words
Former US President Clinton reveals that in today's society philanthropy should play a part in all our lives.

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    Wednesday 16th October 23:00 CET

    Saturday 19th October 22:30 CET

    Sunday 20th October 22:30 CET

    Friday 25th October 23:30 CET

    Saturday 26th October 22:30 CET

    Sunday 27th October 22:30 CET

  • Tania Bryer is a guest presenter and executive producer of CNBC Meets. In this series, she profiles some of the world’s most successful business people to find out what makes them tick. Bryer previously worked for BBC and Sky Television.