American rock guitarist, singer, songwriter as well as a producer, Richie Sambora is well known as the lead guitarist of the rock band Bon Jovi for 30 years. He released solo albums like Stranger in This Town and Undiscovered Soul.
Early Life And Education Of Richie Sambora
Richard Stephen Sambora was born on July 11, 1959 in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, under the birth sign Cancer. He is the son of Joan (née Sienila), a secretary, and Adam C. Sambora, a factory foreman
Richie Sambora's Personal Life
On 17th of December 1994, Richie got married to Heather Locklear. Heather Locklear is also an actress and she is popular for portraying her role in the movies like Firestarter and Money Talks. They welcomed their first child together in 1997. They were having romantic love life and were happy to have each other as loving spouse but suddenly on 11th of April 2007, this married life was dissolved citing irreconcilable differences. After that, he is not seen with anyone having love affairs.
Richie's interest in music was since his childhood days and accordion was the first musical instrument he played his life. He played guitar since he was 12. He was also interested in basketball and was once the champion of 1975 Group 4 State title. He began his musical career from band Message. With his successive spell in this musical band, he was offered to join Bon Jovi. He joined it in 1983 and took the place of the lead guitarist Dave Sabo. There he also sang several songs being the lead vocalist. He began his solo career since 1991 and that year, he released his own solo album Stranger in This Town. He is earning big amount of salary from this professional career and his net worth is rumored to be around $65 million dollars.