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Carol Sharkey (born April 5, 1940) was a former model, the mother of Rock musician Jon Bon Jovi, and one of the first Playboy bunnies. The daughter of activist David Sharkey, she worked as a florist before enlisting in the United States Marines, where she met her future husband, fellow Marine John Francis Bongiovi, Sr.[1]

On March 2, 1962, she gave birth to her son, John Francis Bongiovi, Jr., in Perth Amboy, New Jersey. After he gained success during the 1980s with his band Bon Jovi, Carol became the president of his fan club.


  1. ^ Interview at Larry King, 16 August 2006


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