Jason Bonham
Jason Bonham
Real Name/Full Name Jason John Bonham
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Jason Bonham
Birth Place: Dudley, Staffordshire, England
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 15 July 1966
Age/How Old: 58 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 175cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 9″
Weight: In Kilograms – 70 Kg
In Pounds – 154 lbs
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Hair Color: Bald
Parents Name: Father – John Bonham
Mother – Pat Philips
Siblings: Zoe Bonham
School: N/A
College: N/A
Religion: N/A
Nationality: English
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Jan Charteris
Kids/Children Name: Jager and Jaz
Profession: Musician, drummer, songwriter
Net Worth: $25 million
Last Updated: July 2024

In every good music, beside good vocals, instruments plays a very important role. More often we usually praise a musician for his/her good vocals but forget the team behind the scene. Among the team behind the scene in every good music are the drummers.

They help in embellishing the musical timbre among other things. One of the world-famous drummer is Jason Bonham. His love with drums started when he was a little kid and since then he hasn’t looked back. Jason is also a musician himself where so far he has played in several rock bands so far.

Well, how well do you know about Jason Bonham? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Jason Bonham’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Jason Bonham to date.

Biography and Early Life

Jason Bonham was born on 15th July 1966 in Dudley, Staffordshire in England. When many here the name Bonham, it always sound familiar. That’s right, Bonham name is a big name associated with drummers. His father John Bonham was one of the greatest drummers in his time and was affiliated with Led Zeppelin band.

Nothing much is known about his mother besides her name Pat Philip. Jason was born with his younger sister Zoe Bonham who is also a musician. His father died when he was only 32 years of age leaving them while young. His death was termed as an accident after he drank too much vodka then slept and chocked.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Jason Bonham in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Jason Bonham’s age is 58 years old as of today’s date 16th July 2024 having been born on 15 July 1966. Though, he is 5′ 9″ in feet and inches and 175 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 154 lbs in Pound and 70kg in Kilograms.


This is part of Jason’s life that has remained a mystery. Being born and raised in Staffordshire, it’s believed he went to school there but there is no information of any particular school he attended.  He started playing drums when he was a kid with his father playing a big role in influencing. By the time he was 15 years old, he had joined his first band as a drummer.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Known to be a very private person, Much of Jason’s personal information has remained unknown. He met Jan Charteris and the two fell in love. After dating for some time, the married on 28th April 1990. His wedding reception was attended by big names in Rock music industry like Robert Plant, John Paul Jones and Jimmy Page. Jason joined them onstage when performing the songs Rock and Roll, It’ll be Me and Sick again during the wedding party. Jason and his wife are blessed with two children, a boy named Jager and a girl name Jaz.

Jason and his sister Zoe are close as both are in music. In 1995, his father’s former band was in indicted in Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and both Zoe and Jason were there representing their farther.

Is Jason Bonham Gay?

Jason is not gay and has never been in any gay relationship. He is known to be currently married to his wife Jan and both are happy in their marriage.

Professional Career

With his professional career starting when he was a teenager, he has had a rollercoaster of career both as a drummer and a musician. He joined the Airrace band at the age of 15 but later moved to Virginia Wolf at the age of 19. With the band, they released two albums and toured US together. In 1988, he joined Jimmy Page who worked with his father in his Outrider album and both toured US promoting the album.

In 1989, he formed his own band and called it Bonham and released their first album the same year. The single Wait for You on the album was an instant hit. The band released its second album Mad Hatter in 1992, but the album got a below average reception. This led to the dissolving of the band. After dissolving his band, he decided to concentrate on guest appearances and session work.


Since launching his music career, there is no known award Jason has received so far. Most of his work has been making guest appearances with rock musicians like Ted Nugent and Sebastian Bach.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Jason Bonham in 2024

Jason Bonham Net Worth
Jason Bonham Net Worth

With a career that has run for decades, Jason has made most of his wealth through his career as a drummer where top rock musicians recruit him as their drummer. His current net worth is estimated to be around $25 million as of 2024.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • He made his first appearance in a band at the age of five
  • Played in Led Zeppelin reunion concert in 2007 stepping in his father’s shoes.

Today, we can all say Jason has done his father proud by stepping in his shoes and doing absolutely great. Even if his father is not around today, his legacy lives on through his son Jason. Jason has also produced his signature drumsticks in collaboration with American company Pro-Mark. The stick has Jason’s father signature symbol of three interlocking rings.


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