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Relationship Facts of Hugh McDonald (American musician)

Hugh McDonald (American musician) is married to Kelli McDonald.
He is father of Two(Morgan & Jake).
Hugh McDonald (American musician) is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

When did Hugh McDonald (American musician) tie the knot?

McDonald married Kelli in 2004. Kelli is a horse trainer and jewelry designer.

They have 2 children and they are living in Park City, Utah. The names of their children are Morgan and Jake.

The couple is happy together and is showing no signs of separating.

Who is Hugh McDonald?

Hugh McDonald is an American musician best known for his season work and for being the current bass guitarist of the American rock band Bon Jovi.

First, he joined the band as an unofficial member. Later he became an official in 2016.

Hugh McDonald: Age, Parents, Siblings, Family, Ethnicity, Nationality

Hugh was born on December 28, 1950, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. His current age is 72. His birth name is Hugh John McDonald.

He holds an American nationality. Hugh’s mother owed her home parlor and his aunt was helping his mother with her work. Other than this, there is no information about his parents.

Similarly, there is no information about his siblings and ethnicity.

Education, School/College University

Since he had been very interested in music since his early days, his colleagues also suggested that he entered the music school.

Despite his great interest within the very interest in the arts, his education was not much finished. Other than this, there is no information on his education.

Hugh McDonald: Professional Life, Career

He was the bass guitarist for the David Bromberg Band before entering Bon Jovi, traveled around the world widely, and worked on many Bromberg records.

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Caption: Hugh McDonald with Tico Torres, Jon Bon Jovi, David Bryan, and Phil X (Source: Wane)

Also, he has performed live and in the studio with many other performers, recording with Willie Nelson, Jon Bon Jovi, Richie Sambora, Steve Goodman, Ringo Starr, Lita Ford, Michael Bolton, Cher, Alice Cooper, Ricky Martin, Michael Bublé, Bret Michaels and many more.

Bon Jovi

McDonald has collaborated in the studio with Bon Jovi since its founding and has been their bass guitarist since the retirement of the initial bass guitarist Alec John.

Such after the release of Cross Road in 1994, but was still considered an unofficial’ part of Bon Jovi.

McDonald’s got left out of most advertising shots and album labels at this moment but appeared in some promo videos of the band.

Members of the group said they never substituted such formally.

However, McDonald’s got chosen to be an official member along with guitarist Phil X in 2016.

He was one of the studio musicians who produced the first demo for the album “Runaway” by Jon Bon Jovi.

Jon Bon Jovi gathered a group without McDonald’s to record a complete band album around the title track when the song became a local success.

Lately, in 2018, as a member of Bon Jovi, Hugh got included in the rock-and-roll of Fame. 

Hugh McDonald: Awards and Nomination

He received a 1995 Metal Edge Reader Choice Award for ‘Best Basist’ from his job with the group.

Hugh McDonald: Net worth($100k-$1million), Income

McDonald’s has an approximate net worth of $100k to $1 million as of 2023.

Also, his source of income is from playing bass guitar in a famous rock band.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

Hugh McDonald’s has a tall height of 6 feet 4 inches and weighs about 83kg.

Similarly, he has brown eyes with grey hair color most of the time he wears spectacles.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.

He is not active on social media like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

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