LGBT activist, Chaz Bono is best known as the only child of Cher and Sonny Bono. He competed on Dancing With the Stars in 2011. Also, he is an American writer, musician, and actor as well as an author of the book The End of Innocence: A Memoir.
Chaz Bono was born on March 4, 1969, in Los Angeles, CA, under the birth sign of Pisces. He holds an American nationality and belongs to a mixed (Sicilian Italian- Armenian- English- German- Irish- Dutch-French) ethnic group.
His parents Sonny Bono (father), is an LGBT rights advocate and Cher Bono (mother) is a singer. He grew up along with his siblings Elijah Blue Allman, Chianna Maria Bono, Chesare Elan Bono, Sean Bono, and Christine Bono.
Bono attended ‘The High School of Performing Arts’ in New York City.
The 50-year-old actor is yet to be married. Bono is a transgender man. In April 1995, at the age of 18, he came out as a lesbian in an interview with The Advocate, an American national gay and lesbian magazine.
Currently, he is in a romantic relationship with Shana Blue. The couple started dating each other from 2017. It seems that they are enjoying each other’s company.
However, Bono was once in a serious relationship with his ex-girlfriend Jenifer Elia. Also, the pair became engaged in 2011, but their engagement called off in December 2011. Moreover, they started dating in 2005 but they could not last long and they separated after over six years of relationship.
Chaz net worth is $500 thousand, as per celebrity net worth, in 2019. He earns a good sum of money from his career.
In 1988, Bono started his short music career with the band Ceremony. The band released an album titled, Hang Out Your Poetry, in 1993. The band includes other members; Steve March Torm, Heidi Shink a.k.a. Chance & Pete McRae, Steve Bauman, Louis Ruiz, and Bryn Mathieu.
In 2002, he published a memoir entitled The End of Innocence. He became a competitor on the 13th season of the US version of Dancing With the Stars in 2011.
In 2016, he appeared the role in the TV series American Horror Story: Roanoke (AHS) sharing the screen along with Kathy Bates, Sarah Paulson, Lily Rabe, and Denis