Things you must know about Jon Bon Jovi!!!

Livin’ on a Prayer it’s based on a real life situation.

The song revolves around two central characters Tommy and Gina, who are a working class couple struggling to make ends meet. In the song, Tommy “used to work on the docks” and Gina works in a diner, the fictional couple was inspired by a real life situation the song’s co-writer Desmond Child experienced in the ’70s with his then girlfriend Maria Vidal. According to his notes in he was a taxi driver and Maria worked in a diner.