Jonathan Cain
Jonathan Cain
Celebrated Name: Jonathan Cain
Real Name/Full Name: Jonathan Leonard Friga
Gender: Male
Age: 74 years old
Birth Date: February 26, 1950
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 5 ft 9 inches
Weight: 75 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Paula White (m. 2015)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Weston Cain, Liza Cain, Madison Cain
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Jonathan Cain Gay?: No
Profession: Musician, Producer, and Singer-songwriter
Salary: NA
Net Worth in 2024: $35 million
Last Updated: April 2024

Jonathan Leonard Friga is a well-known American musician, songwriter, and singer. He is best known for being the “keyboardist” for Journey. In addition to it, he has also been noted for his work in “Bad English” and “The Babys.” In April 2017, he became a member of the “Rock and Roll” Hall of Fame. He has published a few books that have received positive reviews as Boonie-Rat Body Burning, and Torturers of Tet. He also has written albums as “Back to the Innocence” and “What God Wants to Hear.”

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Early Life & Biography

Jonathan Cain was born and brought up in Chicago, Illinois. His father’s name is Leonard, and his mother’s name is Nancy Friga. They both are Italian. When Jonathan was eight years old, he started developing an interest in music. To pursue his interest, he started taking accordion lessons. When he became a teenager, he got skilled in playing both piano and accordion. He began playing these musical instruments in clubs and at parties. In addition to these instruments, Jonathan also likes to play bass, harmonica, and guitar.

In 1968, Jonathan did his graduation from East Leyden High School, Franklin Park, Illinois. Later, he attended the Chicago Conservatory of Music to pursue training in music.

Personal Life

Jonathan has married thrice in his life. His first marriage was with Tané McClure, who had been a singer. Jonathan wrote a beautiful song, and the 1983 hit “Faithfully” for her. In 1989, Jonathan married Elizabeth Yvette Fullerton. He has three children from her named Madison (born in 1993), and twins Weston, and Liza (born in 1996). The couple divorced in 2014.

In April 2015, Jonathan married his third wife as Paula White. Coincidently, it was the third marriage for his wife too. Their marriage is going well, and they are living happily at their residence in Apopka, Florida.

Jonathan has survived in the school fire incident that took place in 1958 at “Our Lady of the Angels.” In this incident, around three nuns, and ninety-two students got died.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on February 26 1950, Jonathan Cain is 74 years old as of today’s date 16th April 2024. His height is 5ft 9 inches tall, and his weight is 75 kg.


In 1976, Jonathan released his debut record on Bearsville Records as “the Jonathan Cain Band, Windy City Breakdown.”

In 1979, he became a member of “The Babys” and performed on their two significant albums as “On the Edge,” and “Union Jacks.”

In 1980, Jonathan left the group “The Babys” and joined the rock band named “Journey.” He took the place of Gregg Rolie on keyboards.

A few years later, Jonathan again reunited with his former bandmates Ricky Phillips, Neal Schon, and John Waite of the group “The Babys.” With the support of his fellow band members, he formed the band “Bad English.” This band launched two albums but got terminated in 1990.

In 1996, he reunited with the line-up of the rock band “Journey” They reformed as well as recorded their album “Trial by Fire.”

Jonathan is seen to performs piano as a solo artist at every Journey event. He began this tradition at the time of joining the rock band in 1980.

Solo discography

Windy City Breakdown (1977)

Back to Innocence (1995)

Piano with a View (1995)

Body Language (1997)

For a Lifetime (1998)

Namaste (2001)

Anthology (2001)

Animated Movie Love Songs (2002)

Bare Bones (2004)

Where I Live (2006)

What God Wants to Hear (2016)

Jonathan, along with the support of David Kalmusky constructed, and designed a recording studio in Nashville named “Addiction Sound.”

Awards & Achievements

Jonathan has been honored with two BMI songwriter awards for songs that he co-wrote with Steve Perry, as “Who’s Crying Now,” and “Open Arms.”

His song “The Journey” and “When You Love a Woman,” that he wrote with the support of Perry and Schon, got nominated in 1997 for a Grammy Award.

His songs as “Don’t Stop Believin” is described as “one of the best opening keyboard riffs in rock industry” by AllMusic. His song “Faithfully” has been the highly notable contribution as the sole author of the “Journey” rock band.

The song “Working Class Man,” sung by Jimmy Barnes, is one of Cain’s compositions and is considered to be Barnes’ signature song.

Net Worth & Salary of Jonathan Cain in 2024

Jonathan Cain Net Worth
Jonathan Cain Net Worth

To date, Jonathan has released around eight solo albums. He is a trained musician who has the capabilities to play a wide range of musical instruments that includes accordion, piano, guitar, harmonica, and bass. His songs “Working Class Man,” “Don’t Stop Believin,” “Faithfully” has been a major hit. Along with a lot of reputation as a notable keyboardist, it has earned him loads of money as well.

Jonathan has been associated with several rock band groups and has performed in various music albums, and stage shows so far in his musical career. To date, his net worth is calculated to be around $35 million as of April 2024.

Jonathan has known to be a highly accomplished American musician, songwriter, and rock singer. During his career, he has composed songs and performed in several music albums that have made him successful in making a special place in his fan’s heart.


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