Sonny Bono

Sonny Bono
1935 - 1998

Sonny Bono  American Musician

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Sonny Bono passed away on 5th Jan 1998 aged 62.


Sonny Bono was previously married to Mary Bono (1986 - 1998), Susie Coelho (1981 - 1984), Cher (1964 - 1975) and Donna Rankin (1954 - 1962).

He was in a relationship with Mimi Machu (1964).

Sonny Bono had encounters with Joey Heatherton (1974).


American Musician Sonny Bono passed away on 5th Jan 1998 Heavenly Valley Ski Resort, California, USA aged 62. Born Salvatore Philip Bono on 16th February, 1935 (Aquarius) in Detroit, Michigan, USA and educated at Inglewood High School (dropped out 1952), Sonny Bono is most remembered for The Sonny and Cher Show. His zodiac sign is Aquarius.

Sonny Bono was in 2 on-screen matchups, including Bea Arthur in The Golden Girls (1985) and Debbie Harry in Hairspray (1988).

Sonny Bono is a member of the following lists: Republican Party members of the United States House of Representatives, Male actors of Italian descent and Male actors from Palm Springs, California.


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Relationship Statistics

Married4 14 years 10 years, 12 months 4 years
Dating1 53 years, 10 months - -
Encounter1 42 years, 2 months - -
Total6 53 years, 10 months 22 years, 6 months 4 years


First Name Sonny
Middle Name Philip
Last Name Bono
Full Name at Birth Salvatore Philip Bono
Age 62 (age at death) years
Birthday 16th February, 1935
Birthplace Detroit, Michigan, USA
Died 5th January, 1998
Place of Death Heavenly Valley Ski Resort, California, USA
Cause of Death Skiing accident
Height 5' 5½" (166 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Sexuality Straight
Religion Scientology
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Inglewood High School (dropped out 1952)
Occupation Text Singer, musician, songwriter, producer, actor, politician
Occupation Musician
Claim to Fame The Sonny and Cher Show
Official Websites,
Father Santo Bono
Mother Zena "Jean" La Valle
Sister Fran Bono, Betty Bono

Salvatore Phillip "Sonny" Bono (/ˈboʊnoʊ/; February 16, 1935 – January 5, 1998) was an American recording artist and producer, who came to fame in partnership with his second wife Cher, as the popular singing duo Sonny & Cher. He was also mayor of Palm Springs, California, from 1988 to 1992, and congressman for California's 44th district from 1995 until his death in 1998.

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Partner Comparison

Sonny Bono62 AquariusMusician
Mary Bono55 ScorpioProducer
Susie Coelho62 SagittariusActress
Joey Heatherton72 VirgoActress
Mimi Machu76Actress
Cher70 TaurusSinger
Donna Rankin-Production Manager


Christine BonoFemale24th June, 195858 years old
ChastityFemale4th May, 196947 years old
Chesare Chesare Elan BonoMale25th April, 198828 years old
Chianna Marie BonoFemale2nd February, 199125 years old


First Kid1996Congressman Sonny BonoMovie
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman1993Mayor Frank BerkowitzTV Show
P.S.I. Luv U1991The MayorTV Show
Parker Lewis Can't Lose1990Colin DavidTV Show
Thanksgiving Day1990TV Movie
Under the Boardwalk1989Ancient #2Movie
Hairspray1988Franklin von TussleMovie
Dirty Laundry1987MauriceMovie
Balboa1986Tony CarloMovie
Troll1986Peter DickinsonMovie
Murder, She Wrote1984Valentino ReggioceTV Show
The Vals1983'Spaced-out' MusicianMovie
Airplane II: The Sequel1982The BomberMovie
Matt Houston1982RichardTV Show
Top of the Hill1980Bobby AntoineTV Movie
Escape to Athena1979Bruno RotelliMovie
The Country Western Murders1979Sonny HuntTV Movie
CHiPs1977MikeTV Show
Fantasy Island1977Matt Krane, Monty Green, Holly RyanTV Show
The Love Boat1977Steve Bloom, Benny Carter, Phil BackstromTV Show
Charlie's Angels1976WalrusTV Show
Murder on Flight 5021975Jack MarshallTV Movie
Switch1975Darcy TaggartTV Show
The Six Million Dollar Man1974John PerryTV Show
Love, American Style1969TV Show
Marcus Welby, M.D.1969Rico RenatiTV Show
Good Times1967Sonny, Sheriff Irving Ringo, Jungle Morry, ... (uncredited)Movie
The Man from U.N.C.L.E.1964JerryTV Show
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SteveJan 11, 2009

Wow a hippie singer to a congress man big change

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