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Richie Sambora

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Richie Sambora is one of music's most talented and respected songwriters, singers, guitarists and producers. As a founding member of Bon Jovi, he has toured the world and collected over 68 gold and platinum albums. In 1998 Sambora released his second solo album, "Undiscovered Soul". The album was produced by Don Was and features contributions by Chuck Leavell of The Rolling Stones, Rami Jaffee of The Wallflowers and Steven Tyler of Aerosmith.Sambora was born in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, and raised in Woodbridge. He got his first guitar in 1971 when he was 12, and started playing in bands three years later. A diversified music listener, Sambora comes from a background of The Beatles, Eric Clapton, Johnny Winter, Led Zeppelin and "a lot of blues stuff". Sambora had the opportunity to explore all of his musical avenues when he was afforded the making of his first solo album, "Stranger In This Town". "Mr. Bluesman", a single from the album, was inspired by Clapton, and when he agreed to play lead guitar on the track, a longtime dream of Sambora's was filled. He is a self-taught musician and plays many instruments such as all guitars, piano, bass, drums, trumpet, saxophone and accordion. He divides his time between Los Angeles and New Jersey with his daughter Ava Elizabeth, who was born on October 4, 1997.  See full bio on IMDb »

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Richie Sambora -- Like Buttah!

Richie Sambora -- Like Buttah!

Here's rehabbed Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora in his Babwa weave at an event in Hollywood on Monday (left) -- and Mike Myers as "SNL" persona Linda Richman (right).Talk amongst… READ MORE >

Richie Sambora -- Extremely High Risk Blackjack

Richie Sambora -- Extremely High Risk Blackjack

There's no place more dangerous in the world for a recovering alcoholic than a Blackjack table in Vegas -- but this weekend at the Hard Rock, Richie Sambora was in the mood to gamble...… READ MORE >

- 2708 days ago
Richie & Heather Enjoy Some Vagabonding Time

Richie & Heather Enjoy Some Vagabonding Time

Looking like a homeless couple waiting for the bus, rehabbed exes Richie Sambora and Heather Locklear came together to watch their daughter Ava's soccer game in L.A. on Tuesday.Alert their… READ MORE >

- 2818 days ago
Richie Sambora -- Santa Still Loves Me

Richie Sambora -- Santa Still Loves Me

Richie Sambora pled no contest to driving with a blood alcohol level of .08 or higher earlier this year with his daughter in the car -- but he doesn't think that's bad enough to get him on Santa's… READ MORE >

- 2851 days ago
Heather & Richie -- Blood Brings Them Together

Heather & Richie -- Blood Brings Them Together

Heather Locklear and Richie Sambora have something in common other than his and hers DUIs -- their love for daughter Ava.The ex-couple (plus Richie's new GF) reunited Saturday night at a hotel in… READ MORE >

- 2897 days ago
Sambora Gives the Ex Report

Sambora Gives the Ex Report

Richie Sambora says ex-wife Heather Locklear is doing A-OK -- but he doesn't keep up with the exploits of one of his other famous exes. See Also Heather Checks Into Morose Place  READ MORE >

- 2995 days ago
Sambora: Bon Jovial at Photog's Interrogation

Sambora: Bon Jovial at Photog's Interrogation

Richie Sambora was at LAX today, and although our photog hit the rocker with a barrage of questions, he played it pretty coy when asked who was hotter: Heather or Denise. It's hot vs. lukewarm!… READ MORE >

- 3053 days ago
Richie Sambora: Condo Maniac

Richie Sambora: Condo Maniac

You thought Richie Sambora's recent DUI arrest was his biggest problem? Now he's doing gigs at condominiums. Sounds like he's not wanted dead or alive!Sambora appeared at the Las Olas River House… READ MORE >

- 3074 days ago
Sambora Cops DUI Plea

Sambora Cops DUI Plea

TMZ has learned Richie Sambora just plea bargained his DUI case. He pled no contest to driving with a blood alcohol level of .08 or higher. The driving under the influence charge was dismissed.… READ MORE >

- 3078 days ago
Richie Sambora Charged

Richie Sambora Charged

Law enforcement sources tell TMZ Richie Sambora has been charged with two counts of DUI -- but he was not charged with child endangerment. The DUI counts are driving with a .08 or higher, and… READ MORE >

- 3078 days ago

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