Sonny Bono

Sonny Bono
1935 - 1998

Sonny Bono  American Musician


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

Sonny Bono was in a relationship with Mimi Machu (1963).

Sonny Bono had an encounter with Joey Heatherton (1974).


American Musician Sonny Bono was born Salvatore Philip Bono on 16th February, 1935 in Detroit, Michigan, USA and passed away on 5th Jan 1998 Heavenly Valley Ski Resort, California, USA aged 62. He is most remembered for The Sonny and Cher Show. His zodiac sign is Aquarius.

Sonny Bono was in 3 on-screen matchups, including Bea Arthur in The Golden Girls (1985), Debbie Harry in Hairspray (1988) and Judy Landers in The Love Boat (1977).

Sonny Bono is a member of the following lists: Male actors from Detroit, The Wrecking Crew (music) members and Republican Party members of the United States House of Representatives.


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Relationship Statistics

Married4 14 years 9 years, 12 months 4 years
Dating1 1 month, 1 day - -
Encounter1 1 month - -
Total6 14 years 6 years, 8 months 1 month


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 Bono57 ScorpioProducer
Susie Coelho64 SagittariusActress
Joey Heatherton74 VirgoActress
Mimi Machu78Actress
Cher72 TaurusSinger
Donna Rankin-Production Manager


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
Christine BonoFemale24th June, 195860 years oldDonna Rankin
SeanMale10th April, 196454 years oldMimi Machu
ChastityFemale4th May, 196949 years oldCher
Chesare Chesare Elan BonoMale25th April, 198830 years oldMary Bono
Chianna Marie BonoFemale2nd February, 199127 years oldMary Bono


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
Troll1986Peter DickinsonMovie
Murder, She Wrote1984Valentino ReggioceTV Show
Balboa1983Tony CarloMovie
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 Island1977Holly Ryan, Matt Krane, Monty GreenTV Show
The Love Boat1977Benny Carter, Phil Backstrom, Steve BloomTV Show
Charlie's Angels1976WalrusTV Show
Murder on Flight 5021975Jack MarshallTV Movie
Switch1975Darcy TaggartTV Show
The Six Million Dollar Man1974John PerryTV Show
The New Scooby-Doo Movies1972Sonny BonoTV Show
Love, American Style1969TV Show
Marcus Welby, M.D.1969Rico RenatiTV Show
Good Times1967... (uncredited), Jungle Morry, Sheriff Irving Ringo, SonnyMovie
Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In1967Guest PerformerTV Show
Sonny & Cher: I Got You Babe1965Movie
The Man from U.N.C.L.E.1964JerryTV Show
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Posted commentsView all comments (9)

SteveJan 11, 2009

Wow a hippie singer to a congress man big change

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