How tall is Jon Bon Jovi

Jon Bon Jovi's Height

5ft 9 (175.3 cm)

American Singer and Actor. He once mentioned his height to Blue 21 Bounce, saying "I'm 5-9".

How tall is Jon Bon Jovi
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I like it, because it’s not quite 6 foot. The governor just had to get that in there. The governor cheated me! I’m not quite 6 foot, and he let the world know it. I’m only 5’10” and a half.
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Average Guess (24 Votes)
5ft 8.9in (175cm)
Lmeister said on 3/Jan/23
Jesse Bongiovi listed 176cm in football is taller than his dad. Nowadays Jon is 173cm tops. I think he has stated shoes on height when saying 5ft10.5.
Big T said on 6/Oct/22
Struggling to see him and Springsteen being the same height as listed here?

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Pierre said on 16/Aug/22
He was a big celebrity particularly in the 80/90s,I don’t know if you realize but a brand like Volkswagen had released a limited edition Golf version named "Bon Jovi" = Click Here End of The Chapter number 3 = "MK3 special editions" (under title = European tour editions ,you can also watch the pics just below ) = Click Here
Ethan Larsen said on 8/Oct/21
Was never a full 5ft 9 in my opinion. 5'8" 1/2 is his legit peak height.
Anonnymous said on 13/Jul/21
He looked a tad shorter next to Michael Jackson, who is also another 5'9" as per your list, Rob. 5'8.5" then?
Editor Rob
I am not sure if Jackson had thicker footwear on
Danimal 176.7cm said on 14/Oct/20
Closer to 5'8", especially now that he's almost 60 years old.
Paul Wood said on 3/May/20
He was listed as 5ft 8in for many years and his legs do look quite short in relation to his body. I'm guessing 5ft 8.5in.
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 2/Mar/20
🎁🎂🎶🎈 Happy Birthday Jon! 🎈🎶🎂🎁

Hey, everyone! It's Jon Bon Jovi's 58th Birthday today! Let's wish him a lovely time!

I always adore the moment in the film 'Bean' when Jon's name is mentioned by Sandra Oh I think - as the unveiler of the priceless painting 'Whistler's Mother'. Anyone familiar with the film knows that they get Mr Bean instead! 😁

Jon Bon Jovi's Birthday guess is 5ft9 from moi!

MAD SAM said on 7/Oct/18
Some people ridiculously claiming 5’5” for Bon, I’ld say it’s an honest claim but would go for 174.5 cm at 5’8.75”
DanTheGuy said on 17/Jul/18
He once said "5'9 if I'm lucky" with Charlie Rose. I'd say 174 is likely, which is why in boots and big hair, he can look in the 5'10ish range.
Bradly said on 15/Mar/18
Stood right next to me in the audience last night performing. 5-8 in '18. Looks great even with the older hair color.
Mark172cm said on 12/Dec/17
Yes, Tico Torres was definitely 5'9": Click Here

...standing on a box with stiletto heels on in the morning perhaps.
Rising - 174 cm said on 6/Sep/17
Wow, a 5'5"-5'5.5" guy claiming 5'9". That must take the cake. How tall did Jon seem?
Arch Stanton said on 21/Aug/17
I've sene the band up close Rosing and Tico looks in 5 ft 5 range, at a guess maybe 5'5.5. 5 ft 9 is hilarious!!
Rising - 174 cm said on 18/Aug/17
He's looked every bit of 5'9" often, but here in 1984, he really looks similar to 5'8" Dick Clark if you exclude Jon's 80s hair: Click Here I believe he had some pretty good heels on his boots as well.

But he's been consistent with the 5'9" claim and pretty modest. Check this out: Click Here

Charlie Rose asks: "You're what...five eleven?"
Jon replies: "Oh no. I'm five nine, if I'm lucky."

Typically looks it, sometimes taller, but could look under it at times early in his career such as on American Bandstand. It's possible he's a weak 5'9" as well based on his own statements, but seems honest. Now Tico Torres claiming 5'9" is hilarious. Maybe with 80s hair and heels!
hijopotamus said on 21/Aug/16
Great guy than can look 5'11" back in the 89s due to cowboys and big hair.
He never pretended to cheat on anyone as Brad Pitt or Cruise.
Canson said on 24/Jul/16
Looks 5'9 ish
art said on 11/Jul/16
bon Jovi look at the 8th picture with prince william very short 5'7 with left shoes. tipttoe with bill clinton. I would say shorrter than peewee herman about same frame size
Patrick 5foot9 said on 28/Jan/16
"Editor Rob: I think there is probably more than we realise. Jovi typically could look about his claim."

You mean, Bon Jovi looks like 1.76 or 1.77m sometimes? But what is there, what we dont realise? You think, 5foot8.75, have problems with it and round up to 5foot10, TEN!! and guys like bon jovi, most 1.76m feels comfort and goes down to 1.75m?

Rob, you guys have this "foot-think", in germany we dont use it, as you know. But a question: Are you guys correct with this? I mean will the most people rather tell a "round" number? Like 5foot10 or 5foot11? Cause we, with cm and m, we are correct. We use 1.75, 176, and we dont round ab 2-3 cm like you guys would round up an complete inch.
Editor Rob
I use both, and I think many people who visit the site - especially more than a few times - will get to know the metric equivalents (I'm speaking about Americans as they are the majority visitors to the site).

In an ideal world, using metric and only rounding a little means more accuracy than rounding up to a full inch.
About 5 10 said on 3/Aug/15
I mean, look at him with Richie Sambora for example. Compare the late 1980s to say, 2012. Jon used to look almost 3 inches shorter than him. But now, he only looks 1 or 1.5 inches shorter at times...
About 5 10 said on 3/Aug/15
Jon Bon Jovi can look anything from 5' 8" to 5' 11"! I think 5' 9" is accurate though, as he looks this when wearing normal shoes. But his height is all over the place, very hard to pin down! Is he a lift-wearer, Rob?
Daddy21224 said on 17/May/15
I have stood with him in a picture. I am 5'11". He was almost as tall as me but he was wearing cowboy boots. I would bet 5'9"
Mike said on 13/Mar/15
@Arch...what on god's earth u talking about his body looks average and not always does body size correlate with height so i dont get your blabbery
Pete said on 9/Nov/14
He's always looked around 5'8 to me. If he claims 5'9 himself he's probably a little bit shorter in real life. He does sometimes look surprisingly tall but then again wears lifts or boots and also tiptoes in pictures in order to look taller.
Liam 176 said on 27/Oct/14
5' 9" looks accurate. He looks this next to Dave Grohl (6' 0"). He can look 5' 10" a lot but his boots and hair add height. Surprised he is honest. I'd expect him to claim about 5' 10", he could get away with it.
Magic said on 15/Sep/14
@Arch Stanton Thank you for response, the web say 5'6, 5'5 and a guy says that has met him in the 1978 and says that Tico was taller 5'7,maybe he wears cowboy's heels(2 inches more).However if he was 5'7 today might be 5'6 he is 61 years old,same thing if he was 5'6 today might be 5'5 and so on!
However doesn't matter how tall is he,he kick ass on the stage!!THE HITMAN!
Arch Stanton said on 14/Sep/14
@Magic I've been a few feet away from him standing after a concert and he's around 4 inches short than Jon although footwear might not be so good. I'd say he's somewhere in the 5 ft 5 range, definitely not over 5 ft 6 put it that way!
Magic said on 14/Sep/14
I would like to know the height of Tico Torres of today and some years ago! :)
Ettie said on 12/Sep/14
Not sure why everyone is still questioning his height - there was a document with his height posted on here. I have met Jon twice and am 5'6" and had on flat shoes first time and he was a lot taller than me. Second time I had on shoes that matched his and he was still a good 3" taller. I would put him between 5'9" and 5'10", certainly not shorter.
Arch Stanton said on 9/Sep/14
I mean look at his proportions Click Here OK he's leaning but his body looks small range, not even close to average.
Spirit Level said on 20/Aug/14
Reminds me of Michael Jackson (in height terms). Both have a wide height range. They looked level when they met in the 1980s - and looked 5' 9" when stood with 5' 11"-6' 0" Richie Sambora.
Spirit Level said on 20/Aug/14
I'm having issues uploading pics at the moment. I've looked more into his height. He can look anything from 171 cm to 179 cm! His height is all over the place. I was sure he was 5' 9". Not saying he isn't, but I'm not quite as certain as I was.
Spirit Level said on 14/Aug/14
Rob, could a 171 cm guy pull off looking 5' 10"? Just curious.
Editor Rob
you could photograph a guy that height and with slim frame and right proportions he could look like a 5ft 10 guy in photos.
Arch Stanton said on 11/Aug/14
Click Here If you see him in flip flops here actually look at his proportions, that's not under 5 ft 9 is it, in fact he looks near 5'10" there although has pavement advantage.
Arch Stanton said on 11/Aug/14
On stage and in photos he pulls off near 5'10 at times, but it makes me wonder at times if he's wearing custom boots. Barefoot on a beach in some pics I've seen he does look noticeably shorter than he appears as a rocker. No way is he as low as 5 ft 5 or 5 ft 6. I mean Tico's that range and Jon's is definitely a lot taller, but I saw one photo of him in t shirt and shorts once and thought he looked 5'7"-5'8".
Spirit Level said on 11/Aug/14
No chance. He's 5' 9" and can even pass for 5' 10". You sure you didn't meet Bono instead?
Rocker said on 4/Aug/14
I've seen Jon in concert and in a bar. He was always wearing heeled boots. I would say he was closer 5'6 or 5'5. Maybe with heeled elevated boots he's 5'9. I used to have a job where I worked big private shows (sales events). I was shocked at how pretty much every celeb was short. Somebody told me that studios purposefully selected shorter people for film, something about how they lent some advantage to the camera. I realize that Jon (and the group Bon Jovi) rose to stardom on their own merits, but there's no doubt he's a celeb. And he is shorter than you would expect. He may look tall on the stage and on film, but both those mediums create an illusion of height. There's nothing wrong with being shorter than the average height. In fact, it probably helps a person "make it" in film, meaning it could very possibly increase one's chances.
Paul177 said on 8/Mar/14
Rob, do you have any idea why all the "he's tiny" claims surface? Do you think it's because fans expect him to be like at least 6' 1" and because Bon Jovi are such a big band?

He honestly looks like a 5' 9-10" guy to me.
Editor Rob
big personality and voice and prescence, and then about 5ft 9 and not as tall or big, but more delicate? I can see why some would call him tiny.

Maybe sometimes tiny can be attributed to their physique?
lesly said on 3/Mar/14
Jon in 1985 wrote he was 5'10 and 145 lbs( it's obviously not his current weight now, though): Click Here
MD said on 2/Feb/14
Chris Christie is not 5'11" and Adam Levine is not 6'0". Keep trying.
kat said on 1/Feb/14
In case anyone wonders the heel height Heidi Hlum wore next to Jon in that event: Click Here . This is so confusing. Even if Jon was 5'10-5'11, it'd be impossible that Heidi was 5'9 and looking John's height with those heels on.
kat said on 1/Feb/14
More proofs he's 5'10-5'11: Next to 5'11 NJ governor Chris Christie: Click Here and again just next to 6 ft Adam Levine: Click Here and also with 5'11 Train vocalist Pat Monahan:Click Here .
kat said on 31/Jan/14
Next to Adam Levine ( 6 ft) and Heidi Klum ( 5'9): Click Here . Heidi must've worn heels and she looks John's height and Adam just looks slightly taller than John. John needs an upgrade!
cricket said on 21/Jan/14
Jon says he's 5'9" and as I said I have the photograph of him and me together and he is correct. He could be a little over 5'9", but NOT 5'10" and definitely NOT 5'8". Jon is known for his honesty and I know that this is his height - he has said so and I have the photo that for me as shown that this is correct.
Christian said on 15/Jan/14
Bruce Springsteen is at 5'10". Check out pics of them standing side by side. They seem to be very close in height.
Paul177 said on 21/Dec/13
He's possibly a smidge taller than Michael Stipe, who's a questionable 5' 9" in my opinion:
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My estimate is 175 cm for Jon. But these days he must be wearing lifts because he can look 5' 10" to 5' 10.5"...
cricket said on 20/Dec/13
I have just had my photo taken with Jon and I was aware of all the comments on this site so I took note. I am 5' 5 and half " and worn flat shoes and with his normal walk shoes I came up to his cheek bone - he was talker than I expected and had to be at a minimum 5'9" as stated if not slightly taller.
lisa said on 5/Dec/13
Just realized the put I put of John next to Prince William can't be seen. So here it is again: Click Here . And also, another pic of Taylor Swift with Jon Bon Jovi: Click Here . John needs an upgrade as I've said before.
Katherine said on 1/Dec/13
And another one with Joe Elliot who's 6'1.5: Click Here
Katherine said on 1/Dec/13
Next to Joe Elliot ( Deff Leppard's vocalist) who's 6'1.5: Click Here and Click Here and in a video: Click Here (min 1.41)and Click Here John looks just a bit shorter than him, deffo needs an upgrade.
lisa said on 1/Dec/13
@arch, yeah John could easily be 5'10-5'11 next to 6'3 Prince William: Click Here He needs an upgrade!!!
lisa said on 1/Dec/13
Next to 5'11 Taylor Swift with heels: Click Here . He's gotta be a solid 5'10. He looks just a little shorter than Ms Swift who's with heels on.
George said on 28/Nov/13
Orien says on 25/Oct/13
Did no one notice the tip toeing in the window reflection?

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Actually if you look, only one of his feet are raised off the floor, not both, he's not tip-toeing.
Arch Stanton said on 27/Nov/13
He can certainly look 5 ft 10 though can't he with decent shoes, posture and the hair.
Arch Stanton said on 27/Nov/13
Rob does he wear lifts at all, Click Here next to Prince William. Looks near 6 ft to me.
Editor Rob
I just seen a clip on news there, I think williams eyelevel looked around his hair
Brad said on 1/Nov/13
Absolutely hilarious with the tiptoe shot....another guy who wants to be 6 feet.
Joviner said on 30/Oct/13
lol Bon Jovi is obviously tiptoeing in the Kevin Jonas photo as well...
Orien said on 25/Oct/13
Did no one notice the tip toeing in the window reflection?

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da_truth said on 11/Aug/13
katy says on 9/Jul/13
Actually he can even be as tall as 5'11:

Next to 6'0 Bill Clinton: Click Here
Next to 5'11 New Jersey mayor Chris Christie: Click Here
or a video with him and he looks the same height as the NJ mayor:
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haha, check the reflection on the glass, Bon Jovi is tip toeing....LOL
Alisa said on 7/Aug/13
He's tiny. I met him in person and he was barely taller than I am (I'm 5'6.) I'd say he's 5'9, at the tallest. He's also very small-framed. He's thin, and even though he's muscular, he looks small. I don't know why some are so bothered by the idea of him being short. It's not like it affects his talent...
Craig 177 said on 9/Jul/13
He often "looks" a minimum of 5' 10". But this is when he really goes for it with the lifts. If he wears Cruise type lifts, he would appear 1.5 inches taller than his barefoot height. That's without him even trying to look taller with immaculate posture, pavement advantage, camera angles, hair etc.

Barefoot: 174 cm (5' 8.5"). His 5' 9" claim is close enough - at least he'd reach that in the morning.
katy said on 9/Jul/13
Actually he can even be as tall as 5'11:

Next to 6'0 Bill Clinton: Click Here
Next to 5'11 New Jersey mayor Chris Christie: Click Here
or a video with him and he looks the same height as the NJ mayor:
Click Here
Craig 177 said on 3/Jul/13
174 cm barefoot. Can pull-off 177 cm quite often actually, thanks to his boots.
depth tested said on 17/Jun/13
I'm 5' 7". JB came into were I worked. I was actually surprised that he was a s tall as he was because I've heard he's short. 5' 9" easy...but he was wearing boots. I'd still say 5' 9".
Algeron said on 15/Jun/13
Most short guys exaggerate their height. I'm 6ft 2 and jon is 5ft 8 to 9 or 10 range. Wears boot hills to make him seem taller and the hair on top.
Chyles said on 23/May/13
Worked with him 2 days ago in Germany. I am a solid 6'. He was wearing shoes with a 2" sole. I put him at 5'8...pretty small guy.
Gorgie said on 14/May/13
You guys are ridiculous! He's claimed 5'9 in numerous sources. Stop this 5'10 nonsense. If anything, given the +2 inch rule, he's probably shorter. Enough!
lol said on 29/Apr/13
Why do you believe his height is 5'10 when EVEN HE tells that he's 5'9 ? lol ...
Kashi said on 15/Apr/13
I believe his height is 5'10
Brad said on 9/Apr/13
As listed. Notorious boot wearer. 50% for Jon and "you three split the rest" contract on the table wrecked the band.
(s)ain't said on 6/Apr/13
I know it's unlikely for some to downgrade their own height but I believe Jon Bon Jovi is 5'10 or a little more.
Anonymous said on 6/Mar/13
Bruce and Jon look about 2 inches taller than Steve Tyler in that picture which makes them about 6' with heels. Johns hair also fuller on top giving him a slighly taller appearance but i would say at least 5'10"
Vegas said on 26/Feb/13
Ronster says on 21/Jan/13
You never ever see one of them claim one of these celebs, especially the tall ones are actually taller than what Rob gives them on here, if heights are wrong on here by inches then it would be impossible to always be erring on the low side and just as many would have to be taller than what they are given on here.

bs, i have often said i think rob has charles barkley listed too short, tim tebow should be taller on this site, when rob had peter mayhew at 6'9 for a long while i said a few times on here i didn't think he was below 6'10 even in his mid 60s
Arch Stanton said on 25/Feb/13
Ronster says on 21/Jan/13
"I am one of the few people that come on here and look at these celeb heights for what they are, posters like Danimal, Vegas, Ali Baba, and a list that is too long to write here i am sure are just obsessed not only with height, but they are obsessed with trying to disprove what celebs are listed at and use altered or biased photos that make them look shorter, they are relentless in their warped persuit to somehow attempt to diminish celebs heights. You never ever see one of them claim one of these celebs, especially the tall ones are actually taller than what Rob gives them on here."

That's not true at all!!!! I agree with you that there are a lot of vertically challenged trolls on here who downgrade everybody by ridiculous amounts to make themselves feel better, but some of us are actually legitimate and are interested in height and how people look. While I agree with most of Rob's listings I'm just as likely to say to Rob that I think he has them too low or that somebody can look taller than listed. And I'm happy to say a 6'4" listed guy on here is 6'4.5" or whatever despite them being taller than I am. So please don't paint every contributor here with the same brush. Jon Bon Jovi in all fairness looks 5'10 more than he looks 5'9" or shorter, but at times he can look shorter.
katy said on 23/Jan/13
More proves he's 5'10:

Next to Richie Sambora ( 6 foot):
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Next to Steven Tyler (5'10) and look the same height-wise:
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Next to Kevin Jonas (5'8) and Jon looks like 2 inches taller:
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Next to Rihanna ( 5'8.5-9 and she's with heels next to Jon and looks the same height:
Click Here
katy said on 22/Jan/13
Next to Taylor Momsen ( 5'8 barefoot) in heels and they're both bending a little and looking the same height:

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I'd say he's definetely 5'10.
Ronster said on 21/Jan/13
Danimal says on 5/Oct/12
Kate says on 29/Sep/12
@Shaun Lol, why are you so obsessed with JBJ's height?

Most people on this site are Obsessed With Height. They post every day (Sometimes multiple times a day) for years on end (never stopping).
And that pretty much sums it up Kate! I am one of the few people that come on here and look at these celeb heights for what they are, posters like Danimal, Vegas, Ali Baba, and a list that is too long to write here i am sure are just obsessed not only with height, but they are obsessed with trying to disprove what celebs are listed at and use altered or biased photos that make them look shorter, they are relentless in their warped persuit to somehow attempt to diminish celebs heights. You never ever see one of them claim one of these celebs, especially the tall ones are actually taller than what Rob gives them on here, if heights are wrong on here by inches then it would be impossible to always be erring on the low side and just as many would have to be taller than what they are given on here.
Albert said on 14/Jan/13
I've been in an elevator with Jon, just he and I, at the Beverly Hotel. I am 5'9" (stretching it, actually more like 5-8 3/4). Jon was DEFINITELY shorter than me. He's 5'7" at best, maybe 5'6".
Louis said on 4/Jan/13
he is one of the worts lift wearers
Arch Stanton said on 2/Jan/13
Rob do you think he looks shorter than 5'9" in those beach pics?
Editor Rob
sometimes a 5ft 7 or 9 man could look similar in a photo, hard to tell, I think in general he looks near his claim
Arch Stanton said on 2/Jan/13
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Rob check this out its quite shocking. He honestly looks nowhere near 5'9" barefoot here. look how short his legs are!!! Do you think he looks nearer 5'7" here Rob? I know its difficult to tell on a beach but he really looks small and his legs look shorter than a typical 5'9" er. Does he wear big lifts to maintain his 5'9-5'10" look or something because he seems to have shrunk a good 3 inches here than normal..
THE REAL ANNONYMOUS said on 25/Dec/12
He is 5'9.
Have worked back stage security for him, and a number of other rock stars. No shorter than 5'9.
5'9 is right on.
5'11.5 said on 4/Oct/12
I just met jon at an event. He tries to be tall by wearing "high heeled" dress shoes and puffing up his hair. Im almost 6'1" in dress shoes I had to have him by around a 1.5" range when we stood side by side. Took a note to his shoes, especially around the arches as the angle shot straight up. He's got a huge head and the hair adds to his head size. My guess? Anywhere from 5'8.5" to maybe 5'9". Good job Rob
Kate said on 29/Sep/12
@Shaun Lol, why are you so obsessed with JBJ's height?
Shaun said on 26/Sep/12
@Music man, Its impossible you could have seen Richie at 6 ft 1 and Jon at 5 ft 6 because EVERY time you see them Richie has about 3 inches on him. Richie and Jon can look 6 ft 1 and 5'10 respectively a lot, and Tico 5 ft 6 ish. Reality probably is an inch shorter for all, the hair and cuban heels can make them seem taller.
Shaun said on 26/Sep/12
Honestly he could get away with claiming about 5 ft 10, he's looked close to it next to people like Dermot o Leary and Graham Norton. But he seems to be pretty honest here which is surprising, you'd think he'd be the sort of guy who'd claim 6 ft and be the sort who would wear lifts in his boots. He looks taller than some other guys Rob has listed at 5 ft 9 on here, Justin Theroux for one.
Jule said on 7/Sep/12
He's said himself that he's 5'9".
Shaun said on 5/Sep/12
@ Punkster and Musicman. It's so not true, its a myth that he's super short, much like Tom Cruise. I've seen them live front row. He has about 4 inches on Tico Torres and is actually nearer Richie and Dave Bryan's height range than Tico. Tico is 5'5"-5'6", probably 5'5.5". He was also taller than Dermot o Leary who is definitely not under 5'7".
Hullywood said on 18/Aug/12
"I´m 5-9" means "I´m 5-9" or means it "I´m maybe 5-9.5 too"?
Musicman said on 16/Aug/12
I'm a former rock star that met Jon Bon Jovi for the first time on our tour with them backstage after a concert was over and he changed into sneakers after the show. I'm a drummer so I play in thin soled sneakers and was talking with him after the show and he's no where close to 5'9". I am 5' 10 and half and I was looking down at him by about 3 inches or more. You don't count the hair height people. I'd say he's struggling to hit 5'6 and a half maybe if that, so you people need to change this 5'9" BS, it's incorrect, facts are facts when you meet a person and go on tour with them. Musicians all look taller in boots up on stage with the big hair up front and you're looking up at them. Sambora was a little taller than me I'd say 6 feet 1 maybe but he had boots on. These comments you people leave on here people crack me up, the most accurate comment is from punkster69. The rest, please!
punkster69 said on 13/Aug/12
I met Jon Bon Jovi in 1999 I am 5'4.5 he was barley taller than me and he had on boots and I had on Basketball shoes there is no way he is 5'9 I would say 5 '6 at most. Nice guy though when he stepped on my $110.00 Nike's he cleaned them off.
patient said on 19/Dec/11
OMG!! U bigmouthed pt confidentiality breaker! Hope I'm never unlucky snuff to have u as my nurse. Wtf don't u understand about stfu?

"RN says on 3/Mar/11 I'm not going to mention which hospital or what the measurement was taken for. I had a chart with Jon Bon Jovi written on it, I was like no way, surely thought it was the Jon Bon Jovi. During most routine health checks we will always record a patients height and weight, on Aug 17th 2005 Jon Bon Jovi was..."
Chris said on 26/Nov/11
I met Jon backstage in Boston, I'm 5'9", he was an inch taller than me. So I guess 177-8 cm sounds about right. Besides there is a picture of him with 5'11" Matthew McConaughey and he looks like a solid 5'10" :)
AlexBonJovi said on 12/Nov/11
Guys i met Jon at concert this year and he's 5'10'' exactly.Imma 5'8'' and i see on picture that he's more than 5'9''...
Mike said on 2/Nov/11
While I agree that height isn't always a huge determinant for chicks/success it definitely always helps. If he was 5'6" or below it would have been harder for him to have the same kind of success simply because unfair or not he would've had a harder time being taken seriously. 5'9" is average height, not tall but not particularly short either. The majority of women are under 5'9" and a small bump up from footwear puts you near 6'. When a man is talented, good-looking, confident and successful women are usually just looking to see that he's not TOO short in their mind and 5'9" clears that hurdle.
Brad said on 27/Oct/11
As listed. He wears Springsteen boots at times so watch out for Sambora side by side shots and the footwear.
Lmeister said on 27/Oct/11
I'm 5ft8ish(172cm) and I've started wearing dress boots at work and while going out instead of wearing sneakers all the time. My gf asked me one day that have I grown? I think this is also the case with Bon Jovi. He doesn't wear outrageous Stallone boots so people don't pay that much attention to his shoes while estimating his height. He can pass for 5ft10 in boots, but I think his barefoot height can be anything from weak 5ft8 to strong 5ft9.
Shaun said on 25/Oct/11
He can pass for 5'10" at times though, the boots probably. To me he definitely looks like a 5'9"-5'10" more so than a 5'8"-5'9". I think his claim is a legit one.
Shaun said on 25/Oct/11
Click Here

2:07 says "I was five nine by 14 and stayed five nine, I'm now 41."
Shaun said on 13/Oct/11
AmieLuvsBonJovi says on 9/Aug/11

Oh, and yeah..he is a brilliant performer, songwriter, and singer...grossly underrated.

LOL he's sold 130 million records. Underrated you say? He's not as talented as Richie though who I think is actually wasted in Bon Jovi recording the generic songs the produce on each album which all sound similar in the same key! I guess they have to give the customers what they want but he's so much much more talented than that. I'd like to see him do some flamenco stuff and Spanish classical.
Shaun said on 13/Oct/11
Mr, Tempus says on 6/Sep/11
@shaun 6'4 is not average height, in fact the average height in most third world countries is around 5'5, and in first world countries is around 5'9.25 -5'11 (just a few european countries has 6'1 as their average height)

LOL I said average LOOKING 6'4" blokes not average 6'4" LOL. Meaning average/ugly looks.
Shaun said on 13/Oct/11
Mr, Tempus says on 6/Sep/11
@shaun 6'4 is not average height, in fact the average height in most third world countries is around 5'5, and in first world countries is around 5'9.25 -5'11 (just a few european countries has 6'1 as their average height)

LOL I said average LOOKING 6'4" blokes not average 6'4" LOL.
Zane said on 24/Sep/11
Watching him now a perfect 5/7
george555 said on 8/Sep/11
lol he is 5'10
Mr, Tempus said on 6/Sep/11
@shaun 6'4 is not average height, in fact the average height in most third world countries is around 5'5, and in first world countries is around 5'9.25 -5'11 (just a few european countries has 6'1 as their average height)
AmieLuvsBonJovi said on 9/Aug/11
I am 5"5 and have met him a few times, he is quite a bit taller than I so I'd say that the estimation of 5"9 ish is likely correct. Oh, and yeah..he is a brilliant performer, songwriter, and singer...grossly underrated. Get past the face and get into his mind.
Greg the Midget said on 30/Jul/11
He is a giant,I had to look up at him I bet he is 5'6" then he nearly knocked me over from his hugeness not seeing me .Gosh what a nice fella he actually stopped to see if I was ok.
BigRed said on 29/Jul/11
Jon passed me in the street in London outside the BBC in Nov. 2009 and I thought he looked short HOWEVER I got the chance to chat to Jon at an aftershow party in London on Saturday 25th June 2011. I am 5'8 and was wearing two and a half inch heels - I definitely was not looking down at him! (maybe I was just in a daze!)
joewhite31 said on 18/Jul/11
A weak 5'9" now.
HJK said on 18/Jul/11
he's exactly 5'9.
Shaun said on 8/Jul/11
Jon is a prime example of how height means nothing when it comes to chicks/success.. I'd bet average looking 6'4"guys would trade in their height for a face and success like him.
bruno said on 25/Apr/11
No way he is over 5"7=170cm maxxx, people should stop making up stuff.
Jen said on 5/Apr/11
I have met Jon and the band and they were all sweet and friendly. They were happy to pose for photos and share a glass of wine. All the guys were genuinely interested in who we were as people and took the time to get to know us a little. My only regret is that it was such a short visit. Now my four year old daughter loves Bon Jovi as well.
Stallone1986 said on 13/Mar/11
Bon Jovi's height is 5 feet 10 inches
Vanessa said on 13/Mar/11
Well, i met Jon many times and he is as tall as me...i am 1.71 his hair makes him look taller, but definately and i am 100% sure about it..he is 1.72..5.7ft is correct..the last time i saw him i was with a heels that makes me taller than him
RN said on 3/Mar/11
I'm not going to mention which hospital or what the measurement was taken for. I had a chart with Jon Bon Jovi written on it, I was like no way, surely thought it was the Jon Bon Jovi. During most routine health checks we will always record a patients height and weight, on Aug 17th 2005 Jon Bon Jovi was 171.3 ounces and 5ft7 and 1/4 inches, taken barefoot. End of discussion.
somebody new said on 20/Jan/11
he's 5'9 at worst. Looks taller most of the time.
Matt said on 22/Dec/10
I heard hes actually much shorter, like around 5' 6''. Can't say I've seen enough for myself to question the 5' 9'' tho
Lynette said on 19/Dec/10
No Jon Bon Jovi is not really nice to fans away from cameras - in Sydney he wouldn't sign and also did underground car parks - only a handful of fans at the hotel. He does know people do sell them on e-bay and is good at getting people thrown out of hotels.
Carol K said on 11/Dec/10
why is jon's height an issue, the man sings from his HEART and SOUL who cares how tall he or the other band members are, their songs are life inspiring!!!!!
Shaun said on 6/Dec/10
Anonymous says on 20/Jun/10
I've met him at an event. He struck me as having the size and stature of a 10 year old boy. I'd put him at 5'7" or so.

Yeah cos every 10 year old kid is 5 ft 7... Average height for a 10 year old is 4 ft 7 NOT 5 ft 7. Get real.
Shaun said on 6/Dec/10
Granted he comes across as very self-centred and egotistical in interviews but I would be too if I had his level of fame and regard amongst women. He does pull off looking a legit 5'10" actually at times in his usual clumpy shoes so 5'9" barefoot is reasonable. For those who think he is 5'7". You're really awful at judging height. Compare Jon to Tico Torres who is 5'5"-5'6" range and he looks easily 4 inches taller. As for him being 5'8", no chance.
Anonymous said on 1/Dec/10
To J West

What a beutiful thing about Jon you said!!!
My dream is to meet him.....
KL said on 20/Nov/10
I'd say 5'8 is spot on. He really doesn't look 5'6 lol...
Debbie said on 7/Nov/10
He is 5'7" tops and ALWAYS wears either boots with heels or sneaks with platforms. He is a little dude.
Samwise said on 31/Oct/10
Looked 5ft9 on X-factor next to 5f7 Dermot.
Emmy says on 6/25/09 said on 26/Jun/09
Jon Bon Jovi says that he is 5 ft 9 in tall and also he is really taller than me because I'm so tiny like Lilo from Disney's Lilo & Stitch. Holy Bon Jovi! And also, he is the the coach of his Football Team. Boy, he was happy. And when I say something to him like: "I Love You Bon Jovi!" Then he'll say it back to me. "I Love You 2 Emmy." Man, I will hug him and he will hug me back and he'll kiss me. And I'll scream on the top of my lungs. OMBJ! Also, he knows my name and my address. OMBJ! And boy he's so nice, sweet, friendly, kind, polite, and talented :D
Ashley said on 25/Jun/09
I was introduced to Jon Bon Jovi by the CEO of his Arena Football team at the second season home opener, on the field, after the game. He was wearing cowboy boots and was about 5-10. So real height is about 5-9. He was so nice, kind, polite. :D
billofwa said on 7/May/09
Bon Jovi said on a talk show that he is "5'9 and 160 lbs soaking wet"
Mr T-Cakes said on 7/May/09
has anyone stopped to think what difference it makes how tall Jon is? I think Big Mike is particularly sad for marking the height difference between him and Springsteen!
big mike said on 6/May/09
i seen jon bon jovi perform with bruce springsteen bruce is supposedly be 5ft10
but jon was shorter then him
just_paul said on 29/Apr/09
theenforcer22 you must be really short, that's so sad...
Mary said on 23/Apr/09
How do people even meet Jon Bon Jovi? I've gotten so close to him but he always turns away from me. I want to meet him so badly that it hurts! And Jon does not look 5'10" to me cause Richie is taller then him.
glenn said on 22/Mar/09
matt is right.he is close to 5-10.
Clay said on 19/Mar/09
Looked 5'9 in Pay it forward.
matt said on 12/Mar/09
I spent some time with john at a fundraiser. he is not "skinny" or "thin" as people keep saying. I think that's an illusion caused by his massive head. Seriously, his head has to weigh 2x as much as mine.

I am slightly over 6' shoeless, 32" waist, 40" jacket size. He was much more substantial than me.

There is absolutely no way he's under 5'9". I'd say he's close to 5'10", and easily 6' with boots, an enormous head, and puffy hair. 5'9.5" is probably accurate in socks and a shaved head.
theenforcer22 said on 9/Mar/09
Danimal says on 15/Dec/07
Since when is being 2" taller than someone TOWERING over them...haha. It's amazing after being on here for long enough, you get to see the same kind of guy come on time and time again, who claims he stood RIGHT beside so and so star and TOWERED over them by 1"-2". This is usually done to make the user feel more imortant than the star. There is an interesting psychology for those who like to make others smaller, to make themselves feel larger. Never fails to amuse me.
So true! While it's interesting to debate the height of the stars, there is some people who come on here who take great pride in the fact that they are tall and some of these stars are shorter as though that means they're better than him, or that it should change the way we view the star's achievements. I know quite a few tall people who have achieved nothing, but like to think they are better and more important than others cos they are taller.They're probably threatened by people who have so much more to offer than themselves from a much smaller package.
Rich said on 4/Jan/09
I met Jon and talked with him for several minutes. I was in sandals and I'm 5'8 1/2" and he was hair taller. I'd guess maybe 1/2" but he was in tennis shoes. Final guess 5'9". Again, a really polite guy.
Ricco said on 21/Oct/08
hes 5'7 like lenny kravitz, bono and all those tiny big stars
glenn said on 17/Jun/08
he has been looking 6ft to me alot lately in dress shoes or casuals.i dont know how he grew.he must be 5-10.i saw him last year look 5-9.
Pris said on 13/Jun/08
I met Jon and took a pic in the yr 2000 :) I'm 5'9.. he wasn't tall (his only flaw:) I wasn't wearing heels and I was still taller, I'd say he's about 5'7 , 5'8 tops.
16 and 5'11.75 said on 30/May/08
Yeah i think he needs a upgrade to 5'10? And glenn are you 5'8 without shoes or with shoes on?
internet_hey said on 25/May/08
yeah I think he is closer to 5'10"
glenn said on 17/May/08
23 years now since i first met starting to lean on 5-10 for him now.
OutBenchThis said on 17/May/08
I trust Glenn's judgement over a 21 year period of meeting him but I've never thought Bon Jovi was any bigger than 5'7"..must be his slight frame which gives the impression of looking smaller than he is.
anon said on 8/May/08
Glenn, maybe you're shrinking?
And Derek, I mean, that he kept growing to 5'10 or 5'11 even after Dr. Pain new him in grade nine. Did Dr. Pain know him after grade nine? There are other grades past grade 9 you know.
Either way, he's not INCREDIBLY tall like Clint Eastwood and he's not short like Dustin Hoffman. He's kind of like Tom Cruise then. Somehow not so tall, but could be mistaken for taller.
Geez. If Jon Bon Jovi read this site, wouldn't he chuckle about the big deal we're making of it? Next time Glenn, ask him to check this out and leave a comment! Please?
glenn said on 8/May/08
he has been lookin 5-11,6ft dress shoes and casuals.totally bizzare.saw him last night.
Derek said on 7/May/08
Anon- Jon claimed he's been 5'9" since 9th grade. It's highly unlikely he stopped growing for 3 years and started again.
anon said on 7/May/08
Dr. Pain, it's possible that Jon grew AFTER high school right? Did he say anything back then about what heights his fame would reach though?
dr. pain said on 6/May/08
i went to high school with jon. he is 5'9".
glenn said on 25/Apr/08
how was the show?
metalchick said on 24/Apr/08
ok well i just went to a concert of his on april 9th, and he looked pretty tall. i didn't have the best seats, but i was pretty close. i could probably say he was 6ft. he danced with this chick that appeared to be 5'5" and she looked pretty short next to him, so he looks to be 5'11 to 6ft. i don't know though. he just looked good to me!
Dee said on 26/Mar/08
I am telling you all he is 5'6" maybe pushing 5'7" I am 5'4" and he was not much taller than I was.
glenn said on 22/Mar/08
he was tall.dont know what to say.he had cowboyboots on with almost no heel.he did look 5-11 in the early 90s with boots.maybe he is truly 5-10.that was his official height for years.
Viper said on 22/Mar/08
It usually depends on the exact location. What level the ground is, ect. Sometimes people look taller from a distance. Then other times people look shorter from a distance.
anon said on 22/Mar/08
Interesting exactly does one pull off that "illusion"? I'm quite short so I'd love to know. Details please!!! How far away were you for this illusion to take full effect, was he wearing special shoes, was he standing around shorter people???
glenn said on 18/Mar/08
i saw jon give me the illusion of 6ft last month.others witnessed this too.
Dee said on 17/Mar/08
Just shook hands with Jon, Dave Bryan and Hugh McDonald. Jon is not tall at all and I was surprised I would say he is around 5"6". Dave is close to 6' and Hugh is about 5'8. Jon Bon Jovi is not arrogant. When I approached him he seemed shy and when I said great show he quietly and politely said THank you. Sometimes quiet people appear arrogant. People have referred to Jon as the Quiet Spoken lead singer. He seems not to like alot of attention out of the spot light. Quite touching actually..While he ate dinner at the hotel--it was like he was in a fish bowl--I kinda felt sorry for him. All he wanted to do was to hang out with his friends after the show and eat and drink alittle. Although, this was after a SOLD out concert in Pittsburgh and looking around the arena--he made a out pretty darn well $$$$ I guess the fish bowl was a fair trade off. Jon's hair looks to be on the red side...I liked his hair color and length in the picture Glenn.
glenn said on 22/Feb/08
metalchick-check out my myspace page.go to the glenn page for the email to it.i forget it offhand.i listen to all kinds of music but metal is my all time fave.25 years ive been into it.bon jovi was metal.still have their moments here and their.90 percent of my pics were taken in new york city.i would just find out what events were going on in the city and go to them,and pose with whoever. at the moment i havnt been selling autographs.i get autographs for dealers.
metalchick said on 21/Feb/08
what do u mean as a hobby? would u let them come to ur city, or u had enough money to travel everywhere and just take pictures. where do u sell these autographs...
metalchick said on 21/Feb/08
yup yup i am... music wise. funny that i like bon jovi huh. he's kind of going to country now. i was born and raise with it. its my life.
glenn said on 21/Feb/08
i first met jovi in started as a hobby,taking photos with celebs,pretty much 20 years ago.then in 1990 it got more serious and i started obtaining and selling autographs.are you really a metalchick?
metalchick said on 20/Feb/08
u lucky b****. you got to meet JON BON JOVI?! how do u get to meet them all? are u some kind of reporter? how do u get ur picture taken with them all?
i want to meet half as many people as u have!
glenn said on 18/Feb/08
was it that public?.i know i heard how he was lazy and didnt write.but thats not the first time i heard that in wasnt a ongoing thing from what i remembered.
Joe said on 17/Feb/08
I think it's really harsh what they did to alec john such. Especially the way it was all done in public. I'd definitely agree with those estimates glenn.
glenn said on 4/Feb/08
ive been meeting the whole band since 1985.tico can look 5-6.but he can look 5-7,which is what i really think he is.alec john such was also 5-7.
Joe said on 3/Feb/08
Hi Glenn. Did you ever meet the drummer, tico torres? He seems quite short.
glenn said on 16/Jan/08
ive been meeting jon since 1985.and he always looked and claimed 5-10.i saw him in skippies look 5-10 in i believe he is 5-9 though.if he is smaller, then he must have some sophisticated lifts in his boots and sneakers.which is possible.but unlikely.
Athena said on 15/Jan/08
John BonJovi is not 5'9". In the past, having worked with him and met him on various occasions...and the men and women from that area in which he live are of average height. He stands at 5'7"..possibly 5'8" no more. All the women that are around him are heights of 5'2 to 5'6" no taller, and yes, they love wearing very high heels.
glenn said on 14/Jan/08
jon is 5-9.looking 5-10 alot.
anon said on 14/Jan/08
There's a picture of Jon and his wife with their daughter at some sort of photo op and both women are wearing great looking but really high heels and they are still very short compared to Jon. The wife with heels reaches only up to Jon's eyeline but their daughter who's a teen is even shorter. If Jon is in the 5'7" range, are the women in his life really really tiny without heels?
Anonymous said on 13/Jan/08
5ft9in isn't short (i think)...its average...(for a US men). And Bon Jovi has a perfect body 'style' that makes him good-looking..(all the other things about one inc less or more is crap...)
John said on 25/Dec/07
Hey I did stand next to Jon Bon Jovi. Got a photo with him too. He isnt "short" Im like 5'11 he wasnt that much shorter, maybe a inch. He was a nice guy. Very nice to everyone around him.
Danimal said on 15/Dec/07
Since when is being 2" taller than someone TOWERING over them...haha. It's amazing after being on here for long enough, you get to see the same kind of guy come on time and time again, who claims he stood RIGHT beside so and so star and TOWERED over them by 1"-2". This is usually done to make the user feel more imortant than the star. There is an interesting psychology for those who like to make others smaller, to make themselves feel larger. Never fails to amuse me.
Anonymous said on 14/Dec/07
he is NOT 5'9". i was right beside him in an elevator a day before his concert, no 'height-adding' boots, and he was no more than 5'7". I'm 5'9" and i towered over him.
Austrian said on 6/Nov/07
i thought he was shorter than that, like 5'7 or 5'8
Rita said on 6/Nov/07
Well I met him in 2000 at the Crush tour. I have a picture with him and he is about 5'10. I am wearing 5'9 with my boots and he is still an inch taller than me in the picture.
Debbie said on 14/Aug/07
To BRAD. I was at the concert in Cheyenne, WY. No, Jon didn't wear cowboy boots. Tight fitting jeans though.....
Anonymouse said on 7/Aug/07
I'm guessing he's 5'8 1/2....even though he might be slightly slouching, he doesn't look too much taller than Glenn
A said on 28/Jul/07
He's 5'9" , he said it on his interview with Charlie Rose back in 97.
Brad said on 15/Jul/07
He's playing a Cheyenne Wyoming rodeo this week. I wonder if he'll wear cowboy boots? I wonder.
MarkMark said on 3/Jul/07
Looked exactly 2.5 inches taller than Ellen DeGeneres, who claims 5'7.5", but he was wearing some questionable boots. Very strange, they were styled like regular dress shoes but the top looked bootlike, as if slanted upwards.

It's also documented that he claimed 5'8" in the past, so maybe he wears lifts?
Diogeneze said on 20/May/07
hmm, i always thought about 5-7, with good posture and usually boots...adding up to a taller look
radio_man said on 6/May/07
i have to go with thomas Z..I was watching the video always and he was wearing enormous boots! and he looked 5' my guess he's between 5'7 to 5'8...
Aaron said on 1/May/07
I trust you glenn! You're lucky that you get to meet a lot of celebrities. My friend's band Beyond Tomorrow opened for Bon Jovi and I got to see some of their pictures with Bon Jovi and his band. I remember thinking how Bon Jovi was shorter than I thought he'd be. My friend in the band is about 5'11" and he had a couple inches on Bon Jovi, so this listing seems right.
Thomas Z said on 1/May/07
He must be around 5'7 to 5'8 on what people say who meet him. I once saw him in concert in AZ in 1989. He looked about average height on stage. I remember another group "motley crue" putting on really tall heals during their shout of the devil days. I love to meet both bands.
glenn said on 28/Apr/07
he would look 5-11 back in the day in boots.he is 5-9.actually i saw him look 5-10 in sneakers too.but with big hat on.i have 9 photos with him over a 22 year period.
Aaron said on 27/Apr/07
glenn, he doesn't look that much taller than you in this photo. Do you really think he's a full inch taller? I feel like he's tilting his head upward to look taller, whereas your posture and stature is normal. I'd say 5'8.5"...but then again you've met him so you have a much better estimate.
random said on 17/Apr/07
I'm questionable on anything above 5'7". There's a picture of him at my job with my boss who is around 5'4.5"/5'5". And I remember when first seeing this I was surprised at how short he was. They both looked just about the same height side by side, Jon looking maybe 5'6" tops. However after seeing your pic Glenn, I don't know. Guess I'll have to take another look at the pic at work. Also for what it's worth, the photo was taken in the late 80's, which is apparent... Lots of hair.
glenn said on 26/Feb/07
ive seen him look 510 in the early he is 5-9 minimum.
Roger said on 26/Feb/07
Saw him interviewed on that post oscars show tonite on !E and he was barely taller than that hostess, Samantha Harris, who looks petite, maybe 5-4 plus heels. Most other males towered over her but he was just about an inch or so taller, I would wager on 5-7.5 or so with 5-8 an absolute max.
jason said on 22/Feb/07
he doesent lock more then 5-9 with glenn and 5 ft-9 in suites this guy good. by the way hes a great rocker with great voice. "different glenn" from wich counrty do u come from? holland? im from sweden our avarage height is like 181-182 cm or 5 ft 11/2 in.
Different Glenn said on 8/Feb/07
I am 6 ft even and it seems like everyone on here thinks 5ft 9 inch is normal size, where I live I am average, I don't know why everyone on here is shorter.
Derek said on 5/Jan/07
He claimed 5'9" in Yankeeography. He does look around 5'10" with Glenn though. Weird.
Glenn said on 5/Jan/07
I saw him look 5-10 in flat skippies,5 years ago.but he has supposedly claim 5-10,5-9 and 5-8.confusing.
Del Mar said on 4/Jan/07
Agree. Could be 5-10 but 5-9 too sometimes. Maybe 5-9.5?
Brad said on 16/Nov/06
Wears cowboy boots dead or alive: add 3 inches.
Glenn said on 1/Nov/06
Used to claim 5-10.and look it.
Derek said on 31/Oct/06
I saw Bon Jovi on Yankeeography and he said he's 5'9" and has been 5'9" since 9th grade. Apparently, he grew early.
Brad said on 12/Oct/06
I saw The Good Rats with Joe Franco on drums in Porchester N.Y. at Detroit's by E. J. Korvettes in '79.
Glenn said on 11/Sep/06
good band Good Rats.I bump into the drummer from time to time.
Glenn said on 11/Sep/06
Lamours opens and closes so many times I cant keep track.opened 2 years ago,then closed.heard reopened this spring,but I hear of no shows booked.maybe its closed.geez.frustrating.
Brad said on 10/Sep/06
He's probably at that mob joint "L'amour" in Brooklyn in a bar band joining Rat Race Choir, The Good Rats, the Sistah (New York accent), etc. assuming that dump is still there & the those bands I saw '76-'83 are also. I crossed the GW Bridge on 10/1/83 and haven't been back.
Glenn said on 10/Sep/06
Late for rehearsals,not showing up for,zero songwriting I think? and what you said.
Brad said on 10/Sep/06
Yeah, I heard that he wouldn't rehearse the bass lines it was driving the band sideways with a different groove. JB & JB would look at each other and go wha?
Glenn said on 9/Sep/06
Alec was always nice to me.someone told me what he was up to and I wasnt music,I dont think.heard he was lazy.that was the problem,I could be right Brad.
Lmeister said on 9/Sep/06
If U check out some old Bon Jovi pics U can see that the guys are usually standing in 2 groups 1) Jonny, Tico and Alec 2)Richie and David a good way to make the shorter guys appear taller especially Jonny...Sometimes Jonny appears kinda shortish, but I think 5'8.5''- 5'9'' is correct. Since Tico is 5'6'' and Alec 5'7'' and Jonny was always a couple inches taller than both of them...
Brad said on 9/Sep/06
Tico is surprisingly small. Richie is always tall in those snakeskin boots. Yeah, I notice how thin John is compared to his height. Sinatra was like that. Did the old bass player ever land a band? Did he have to cash in his publishing? I heard he was a real jerk and JB had enough.
Glenn said on 6/Sep/06
Lmeister-Tico is 5-6.Alec is 5-7.
Jason said on 5/Sep/06
I've met Jon and he's about 5'9," same as me. He's very cool and nice, much nicer than Richie (probably 5'11") or the David (6') who both act like they're too good to speak to you. With them it helps to be female dressed to leave little to the imagination. Anyway, Jon isn't short, but he is really thin.
Ano1685 said on 18/Aug/06
"No way is he 5'9." I'm that tall and I towered over him. I don't know his exact height, but he's tiny!"

...cute. I love how average height is now 'tiny'.
Lmeister said on 18/Aug/06
Glenn, how tall is Tico? He looks 5'6''max 5'7'' also Alec John Such was listed 5'9'' and he looked almost 2 inches shorter than Jonny.
George H said on 7/Aug/06
Here's half of Bon Jovi with two other celebs. 6'2" Warren Beatty (look at the size of his ginormous head) and Cindy Crawford in clogs. I don't know how tall the other Bon Jovi guys or Cindy are, though. Click Here{b4503237-c018-4986-ab54-028ae9aefb77} Jon Bon Jovi is wearing his usual cowboy boots again.
Brad said on 6/Aug/06
5' 9" sounds about right. He wears cowboy boots so he's 6'. One of the nicest people to meet, all those Bon Jovi guys are cool.
Van said on 11/Jul/06
JBJ said he's 5'9. Bottom line. He's 5'9 and just look how tall he looks! No matter he's wearing lifts, elevatorshoes, incrasingshoes etc. He's tall, sings good and has a perfect vision. I just can say: Jon Bon Jovi is not short!
Beth said on 22/Jun/06
I have met Jon 4 or 5 times. I won a contest to interview him for a Philly newspaper 6 years ago in college. I actually asked him his height and he told me "lets say 5'8" with a giggle.
Marty said on 14/Jun/06
I've met John a couple of times, he's no shorter than 5.8" that's for sure. I'm 6'0 tall and Richie and I are about the same height, I may have 1/2 an inch on Richie. Keep this in mind people, the angle of the camera and the way that the people are standing in the picture can very easily deceive your perception.
In the picture above with Glenn, John is not standing perfectly erect while Glenn is. John is leaning towards Glenn, keep that in mind. As a matter of fact, with the shoes he's wearing in that particular picture it looks like he could be 5'10.5" or more if he was standing perfectly straight.
Chris Soberg said on 12/Jun/06
I saw JBJ in concert in Milton Keynes. I thought he looked quite big but then he was up on stage and I am quite tiny myself - I always get regarded to as a little fella, or something like that. JBJ rocks!
UK Terminator fan said on 4/Jun/06
Was working backstage at his concert in Glasgow, Scotland last night and I'd say 5ft 9 was generous! Personally I'd say no more than 5ft 8.
Beverly said on 30/May/06
No way is he 5'9." I'm that tall and I towered over him. I don't know his exact height, but he's tiny!
megan said on 24/May/06
i was in one of his music videos but that was like 12 years ago and im 17 now, i dont really remember him being shorter then my mother but i suppose he was
i was also way shorter then i am today :)
bobbyb said on 9/May/06
Guys, he's 5-9. Several of us here have stated it. And we're the ones with pics of him with us, for gosh sakes! End of debate. He's 5-9, maybe 5-9.5. He's not 5-6 or 5-7 etc. No way. And Richie is about 5-11 or 6-0, by the way.
raj said on 4/May/06
sally, this is hello! u should go check his fanbase sites instead.
sally said on 30/Apr/06
who cares about how tall he is or isn't! why is there such a debate about it? isn't what really matters that he sings well, makes good music and isn't too hard to look at??
Jake said on 26/Mar/06
If Bon Jovi is 5'9" Collins would have to be at least 6'7". But Collins is 6'5".
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Glenn said on 23/Mar/06
Yeah,hey became more arrogant 1992 on actually.strangely when he cut his hair.a shame cause Im a fan.I have 9 photos with him between 1985 and 2003.this photo was at a party and he was buzzed and in a good mood.even as he walked past me he said " hey,whats up guy".he remembered me.
John said on 23/Mar/06
Hey Glenn, Was Jon a cool guy, cause I know a guy that met him and said he is 5'9 but wasnt to nice.
175cm17andgrowing said on 27/Feb/06
Matt Hyson, also known as SPIKE DUDLEY, has met him and said that Bon Jovi was even shorter than him. He met him in 1986 when Matt himself was 16. He says Bon is just like 5'3'', Matt himself is 5'7''. Matt also says Bon is arrogant.
Tammy said on 5/Feb/06
Stood next to him at Mohegan Sun on 2/1/2006. His height shocked me! They always look so tall on stage. I am 5'6" and had 2 inch heels on. I looked down to him--probably about an inch shorter than me with heels, 5'7". He still looks good though!
Jake said on 31/Jan/06
I think John Bon Jovi may need to be re-listed. Look at him next to 6'5" Kerry Collins: with both of them standing up completly straight, I'd say Collins has a 10" edge.
sheryl said on 31/Jan/06
I stood next to JBJ and he is maybe 5'7" ... and he wears thickly soled shoes that add to his height!!! No way is he taller than 5'7"!!!
Ricky Sambora is also short, probably 5'7" or 5'8"
Glenn said on 1/Jan/06
he is smaller than closed.I have 9 photos with him in 21 years! since 1985!photos are coming.can look 5-11,6 feet in boots.Ive seen him 30 I know.
bobbyb said on 16/Dec/05
Hey, I'll say it again. I am 100% sure his height is between 5-8.5 and 5-9.5. Heck I've stood next to him on two different days and had a pic taken with him. He wasn't wearing heels. If he had lifts they were tiny as he had sneakers one time and loafer-type shoes the other. There is no way AT ALL that he is 5-7 or shorter. And I'm not saying this because I like him -- I actually can't stand him. He is in love with himself. Richie and the other guys are far more friendly, and that is well-known in the music business. And yes, Tico is quite short, maybe 5-6. Richie is about 5-11 or 6ft tops.
Viper652 said on 1/Nov/05
Both Bon Jovi and Lenny Kravitz are struggling with 5-7.
Colin said on 1/Nov/05
Ok I stood beside Jon Bon Jovi in Nice Airport last week for ages. I am 5ft 6 - Jon Bon Jovi is no more than 5ft 7 - my wife is 5ft 9 and he was smaller than my wife.
CelebHeights Editor said on 22/Aug/05
I meant to phrase it - "When Tico Torres was asked his own height (not bon jovi's) he replied he was 5ft 9". You've seen how much shorter Tico is in the band, hence tico claiming he is 5ft 9 sounds ludicrous ;)
DP said on 21/Aug/05
I'm not sure what it is about Bon Jovi but by looking at him, he gives off the illusion of someone who is much shorter than 5'9". I guess it's because proportionaltley speaking (if that's a word), he upper body doesn't match his leg heighth for someone that would be listed at 5'9". These gives me the impression that he's somewhere between 5'7" to 5'8". Just a hunch but I feel he wears lifts. (Don't worry Jon. I also wear lifts but I'm just not a celebrity so nobody cares.)
CelebHeights Editor said on 21/Aug/05
Tico Torres in Q Magazine, being asked his height: "Five feet nine. Why?". Now that IS rounding up several inches.
J. said on 20/Mar/05
Jon's is TOTALLY weaing lifts in the photo that Jonny posted!!! Look at the odd way he is standing. It also hurts that he has a somewhat tall wife and I bet he wears his elevators when seen with her. A friend of mine met Jon a couple years back as Jon co-owns an arena football team on which my buddy helped out with. He has said that Jon is on the 5'8" range, maybe 5'9" on a good day. So I'll go with that. He defintely is no short, itty bitty thing but he is defintely not tall either.
bobbyb said on 20/Mar/05
wingnut, that is ridiculous. I've personally met him twice and I can tell you quite accurately that he is 5-9 or 5-9 1/2, which is my height. There is absolutely no way he is 5-6. Even if I am overestimating somehow he can in no way be shorter than 5-8 1/2.
JonnyNot_5_10_anymore said on 3/Mar/05
JUSTMATT u got a point there of course Sly is always wearing ridiculous shoes, but Jon also favours shoes with a "bit" of heel...Maybe U should check out the pics were Jonny is standing next to Harvey Keitel who is wearing sandals
Remark: Jonny is really standing tall and Harvey is being relax. So maybe Jon is around 5-7 or 5-8
JUSTMATT said on 1/Mar/05
Maybe 5.7 is better because on you can see that he's shorter than Sylvester Stallone!
wingnut said on 27/Feb/05
I have stood next to Jon Bon Jovi at First Ave. in Minneapolis, and he isn't taller than 5'6'

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