Who was Alec John Such?

FORMED in 1983, Bon Jovi is a famous American rock ‘n’ roll band led by the titular singer Jon Bon Jovi.

On Sunday, June 5, 2022, Bon Jovi took to Twitter to announce the passing of Alec John Such.


Alec John Such was an original member of Bon JoviCredit: Getty

Who was Alec John Such?

Born on November 14, 1952, Alec John Such was from Yonkers, New York.

He played as a bassist in Bon Jovi from the band’s inception in 1983 until over a decade later in 1994 when he left the band.

Aside from bass, Such lent backing vocals.

After leaving the group, he continued to work in music.

Tel has led several bands across the United States, including local New Jersey bands and the Chicago-based 7th Heaven.

What happened to Alec John Such?

Bon Jovi took to Twitter to share a tribute to their late teammate, Alec John Such.

The group wrote“We are heartbroken to hear the news of the passing of our dear friend Alec John Such.

“He was an original. As a founding member of Bon Jovi, Alec was an integral part of forming the band.”

They continued: “To be honest, we found our way to each other thanks to him – He was a childhood friend of Tico and he brought Richie over to see us play.

“Alec has always been wild and full of life.”

The message concluded: “Today these special memories make me smile and bring me to tears.

“He will be greatly missed.”

Alec John Such fronted Chicago-based rock band 7th Heaven


Alec John Such fronted Chicago-based rock band 7th HeavenCredit: Getty

What Was Alec John Such’s Net Worth?

According Celebrity Net WorthAlec John Such had an estimated net worth of around $10 million before his death.

He has appeared on several Bon Jovi albums, including:

  • Bon Jovi (1984)
  • 7800° Fahrenheit (1985)
  • Slippery When Wet (1986)
  • New Jersey (1988)
  • Keep the Faith (1992)

Tel owned a motorcycle shop in New York after retiring from music.

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