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Chaz Bono Biography

Chaz Bono
  • Age: 48 years old
  • Birth Nation: United States of America
  • Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch
  • Birth Sign: Aries
  • Name: Chaz Bono
  • Birth Name: Chaz Salvatore Bono
  • Father: Sonny Bono
  • Mother: Cher
  • Nationality: Ameriacn
  • Birth Place/City: Los Angeles, California
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Profession: Advocate
  • Net Worth: $500,000 Dollar
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Hair Color: Blonde
  • Weight in KG: N/A
  • Married: Not Yet
  • Siblings: Elijah Blue Allman, Chianna Maria Bono, Chesare Elan Bono, Sean Bono, Christine Bono
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Chaz Bono was born as Chastity Sun Bono on March 4, 1969. He is an American advocate, writer and musician. He is the only child of American entertainers and his parents had always been in the entertainment industry. Chaz Bono is an LGBT rights advocate, three time author, and speaker. Chaz’s decision to come out as a Lesbian in 1995 prompted his public work in support of LGBT rights and social justice. Bono is a transgender man. The Advocate, eventually going on to discuss the process of coming out to oneself and to others in two books Family Outing: A Guide to the Coming Out Process for Gays, Lesbians, and Their Families (1998) includes his coming out account. His second book, The End of Innocence (2003) is more like a memoir which discusses his outing, music career, and partner Joan’s death from non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

Bono came out to both parents as lesbian at age 18. In his book, Family Outing Bono wrote that, quote which he felt as a child. He says “I always felt there was something different about me. I’d look at other girls my age and feel confused by their similar interest in the latest fashion, which boy in class was the cutest and such things”. When I was 13, I finally found a name for exactly how I was different. I realized I was gay.” After his parents divorced in 1975, Bono split his time between his father’s and mother’s houses. He went to New York City as a teenager to attend the High School for Performing Arts. Actress Jennifer Anniston was among his classmates. Chaz is an American by nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity.

Chaz Bono is an American advocate, writer and musician who have got a net worth of $500 thousand. Chaz Bono may not be one of the wealthiest celebrities around, but he’s done lots of valuable work in a field that provides more than just a net worth. With a body weight of 250 pounds, weight loss hasn’t always been easy for Bono, who announced in November that he wanted to lose between 50 and 80 pounds. Bono is 5-foot-5 and a half inches tall and has been working out regularly. Chaz Bono announced that he’d lost 43 pounds, and recently is already down another 17 pounds and, he said “I am still slowly losing”. Having not had an interest in women, he however dated some. But, he never was married to any one of them and so has not has a wife or children.

Chaz Bono started his carrier in 1972 after he began a short music career with the band Ceremony which released one album Hang Out Your Poetry, in 1993. The band featured Bono on vocals, acoustic guitar, and percussion. Other members were Steve March Torm (backup vocals), Heidi Shink a.k.a. Chance & Pete McRae, Steve Bauman, Louis Ruiz, and Bryn Mathieu. One of the songs was co-written by Bono, along with other members. The songs could’ve been Love and Ready for Love was released as singles from the album. Sonny and Cher also recorded backing vocals for the track Living It Upon the album In 2002, Bono published a memoir entitled The End of Innocence. The book provides an inside look at his time in the music business and his relationship with an older woman.

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