Sonny Bono Bio Details

Full name

Salvatore Alfred Bono





Date of birth

16 Feb 1935

Birth place

Detroit, Chicago, USA

Date of death:

5 Jan 1998

Place of death

South Lake Tahoe, California, USA

Cause of death

Skiing Accident


Singer & Recording Artist

Record Producer

Music Promoter (1962 - 1964)

TV Personality (1971)

Restauranter (1983)

Mayor (1988 - 1992)

US Congressman (1994 - 1998)

Sonny and Cher's most famous and successful single was 'I got You Babe' which sold 3 million copies in 1965
Before his singing duo success with Cher, Sonny worked for the well known record producer Phil Spector

Sonny Bono

Sonny and Cher
Sonny Bono

Relationship History

Mary Bono Mack


2 children together


Susie Coelho


marriage after 1981
divorce 1984



marriage 4 Mar 1969
divorce 1975

Mimi Machu


affair from circa 1963
until circa 1963

Donna Bono


1 child together

marriage 10 Nov 1954
divorce about 1962

Sonny Bono Children

Christy Bono


Christy Bono

with Donna Bono

First Daughter of Singer Sonny Bono

Chaz Bono


Chaz Bono

with Cher

The Only Child of Sonny & Cher

Chesare Bono


Chesare Bono

with Mary Bono Mack

Son of Singer Sonny Bono

Chianna Bono


Chianna Bono

with Mary Bono Mack

Daughter of Singer & Politician Sonny Bono

Elijah Blue Allman


Elijah Blue Allman

step-child with Cher

Son of Cher and Gregg Allman

Sonny Bono Siblings

Betty Bono


Fran Bono


Sonny Bono Family

Sonny Bono's parents:

Sonny Bono's father is Santo Bono Sonny Bono's mother is Jean Bono

Sonny Bono's children:

Sonny Bono's step-son is Elijah Blue Allman Sonny Bono's son is Chaz Bono Sonny Bono's daughter is Christy Bono Sonny Bono's son is Chesare Bono Sonny Bono's daughter is Chianna Bono

Sonny Bono's current partners:

Sonny Bono's wife was Mary Bono Mack

Sonny Bono's former partners:

Sonny Bono's former wife is Cher Sonny Bono's former wife is Susie Coelho Sonny Bono had an affair with Mimi Machu Sonny Bono's former wife is Donna Bono

Sonny Bono's siblings:

Sonny Bono's sister is Betty Bono Sonny Bono's sister is Fran Bono

Sonny Bono's grandchildren:

Sonny Bono's grandson is Sonny Hrabe

Sonny Bono's in laws:

Sonny Bono's father in law was Clay Whitaker Sonny Bono's mother in law was Karen Whitaker Sonny Bono's grandfather in law was Levi Whitaker Sonny Bono's grandmother in law was Eva Whitaker Sonny Bono's brother in law is Stephen Whitaker Sonny Bono's sister in law-by-marriage is Teri Whitaker Sonny Bono's brother in law is David Whitaker Sonny Bono's sister in law-by-marriage is Carol Whitaker Sonny Bono's sister in law is Katherine Whitaker

Sonny Bono's former in laws:

Sonny Bono's former mother in law is Georgia Holt Sonny Bono's former father in law was John Sarkisian Sonny Bono's former step-father in law was Gilbert LaPiere Sonny Bono's former step-grandfather in law was Albert LaPiere Sonny Bono's former step-grandmother in law was Tillie LaPiere Sonny Bono's former grandfather in law was Roy Malloy Crouch Sonny Bono's former grandmother in law is Lynda Crouch Sonny Bono's former half-sister in law is Georganne LaPiere Georgeanne Bartylak Sonny Bono's former wife Cher's uncle in law is Mickey Holt

Sonny Bono FameChain Links

Sonny & Cher

1964 - 1977

Other people in this association:

Cher 1964 - 1977