Richie Sambora Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

18th August 2015

Fact: John Stamos has recruited his longtime friend, former Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora, to guest star on the actor's new U.S. TV sitcom Grandfathered. Stamos took to Instagram to post a photo of himself on set with the rocker in what seems to be a recording studio.

6th August 2014

Quote: "I pride myself on being a very good dad. A masculine energy needs to be there, because it makes (her) feel safe... All I can do is give Ava the tools to be herself, and she's a good kid. I'm blessed." Rocker Richie Sambora on his special relationship with daughter Ava.

2nd January 2014

Fact: Rockers Alice Cooper, Richie Sambora, Steven Tyler and Sammy Hagar rang in 2014 in style in Maui, by performing together with The Doobie Brothers at a charity gig. The supergroup was joined by Weird Al Yankovic at the Wailea Beach Marriott hotel for the Maui Food Bank benefit.

28th December 2012

Tweet: "Reflecting on the past year I wanna thank all my fans, friends and family for all the support this year.. Thank you sincerely." Rocker Richie Sambora is feeling grateful heading into 2013. The guitarist has endured a turbulent few years which have included a stint in rehab, a drink-driving conviction and a divorce from actress Heather Locklear.

7th December 2012

Fact: British comedian Eddie Izzard joined forces with rocker Richie Sambora to sing the theme tune for The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson at the top of the talk show on Thursday (06Dec12). The Bon Jovi star recently agreed to perform a week-long residency as the U.S. presenter's house act and kicked off his stint by performing the tune with Ferguson on Monday (03Dec12).

4th December 2012

Fact: Bon Jovi rocker Richie Sambora kicked off his week-long residency as U.S. late night host Craig Ferguson's house act on Monday (03Dec12) by performing the Scottish comedian's theme song with him at the top of his show.

24th September 2012

Quote: "I have no idea what happened with that, I actually don’t recall them opening for us. Either I was incapacitated at that point or I just don’t remember it. I’m sorry he had such a bad time." Richie Sambora has no recollection of touring with Green Day. Singer Billie Joe Armstrong recently called Bon Jovi the worst band he's played with.

4th September 2012

Quote: "I'm still learning; I still have a guitar teacher and a vocal teacher." Bon Jovi star Richie Sambora refuses to believe he has mastered his craft.

8th November 2011

Quote: "I'm extremely proud of him. It's an amazing thing that he's doing. Everybody's trying to help out, the world is in trouble in a lot of different ways. Jon's always been a philanthropic monster." Rocker Richie Sambora is proud of his Bon Jovi bandmate Jon Bon Jovi for helping to feed the needy with his new charity restaurant in New Jersey.

18th August 2011

Quote: "I just came from a place where we did 50 countries and played stadiums all over the world and when I come home I'm picking up dog poop and taking out the garbage." Rocker Richie Sambora on life as a doting dad at home after touring with Bon Jovi.

20th February 2011

Quote: "I think Angelina Jolie would rock our clothes." Richie Sambora names his dream model for his White Trash Beautiful fashion line.

20th October 2010

Fact: Actress Heather Locklear reunited with her ex-husband Richie Sambora on Sunday (17Oct10) to play supportive parents to their 13-year-old daughter Ava as she strutted down the runway as part of the White Trash Beautiful show during Los Angeles Fashion Week. The former couple divorced in 2007.

17th November 2009

Quote: "They did all sorts of things, they’d come to the house dressed as pizza delivery drivers or strippergrams. One time I was home and there were fans on my roof. I went outside with a baseball bat, I thought they were burglars, I went out there ready to kick some a**." Bon Jovi star Richie Sambora on the band's more outrageous fans.

21st October 2008

Fact: Heather Locklear and ex-husband Richie Sambora reunited on Saturday (18Oct08) night to make daughter AVA's 11th birthday a family affair - complete with the Bon Jovi rocker's new girlfriend. The group celebrated Ava's special day at a hotel in Westlake Village, California.

29th May 2008

Quote: "(Richie) Sambora's doing great. He's available, he's free. He's interviewing girls out there currently. He was in rehab but he's out. He got out early for good behaviour." Rocker Jon Bon Jovi assures his bandmate, guitarist Richie Sambora, is on the road to recovery since checking into rehab last year (07).

26th May 2008

Quote: "We don't need meditation tents or anything like that. Just give me a room and I'm there." Richie Sambora insists Bon Jovi never make diva-ish demands before their shows.

26th May 2008

Quote: "Being a rock and roll star does exempt you from any of life's problems." Richie Sambora on life in rock band Bon Jovi.

14th February 2008

Quote: "I got divorced, I was going through a custody battle, I was having alcohol addiction problems, my dad was dying... It was a gang tackle from hell, and crawling out of that wreckage was a very triumphant victory." Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora on his 2007 troubles.

13th October 2007

Quote: "He was in that place where Lindsay Lohan was. Rumour has it they're dating now." Jon Bon Jovi jokes about bandmate Richie Sambora's recent rehab stint at the Cirque Lodge in Utah.

11th July 2006

Fact: Bon Jovi rocker Richie Sambora and Suzanne Vega were born on the same day. They both celebrate 47th birthdays today (11JUL06).

6th July 2006

Fact: Actress Heather Locklear has reportedly replaced a tattoo of ex husband Richie Sambora's name on her left hip with a rose design.

4th July 2006

Fact: Denise Richards is looking to make a quick sale on her former California home by putting it on the market for the same price she paid for it - $4.3 million (GBP2.4 million). The mansion is a stone's throw away from the home her lover Richie Sambora used to share with his estranged actress wife HEATHER LOCKLEAR.

6th May 2006

Quote: "I've always made a general rule, when I was dating, that I would stay away from my a friend of mine's ex." Michael Douglas frowns on reports that Denise Richards is dating her pal Heather Locklear's estranged husband Richie Sambora.

3rd May 2006

Fact: Charlie Sheen and Heather Locklear are sharing the same attorney, LANCE SPIEGEL, as they battle their respective partners, Denise Richards and Richie Sambora, over custody matters in their bitter divorce disputes.

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