CNBC Meets: Jon Bon Jovi
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.