Musical duo and married couple from the 1960s-70s. Their biggest hits were "I Got You Babe," "The Beat Goes On," and "Baby Don't Go." The couple produced one child Chastity Bono in 1969. They had their own variety show from 1971-1974. They divorced in 1975 and reunited as an act for a second chance on variety TV. The second stint lasted only from 1976-77 due to poor ratings and fans not appreciating being conned with the second version. Their very last performance together was back in 1987 on the David Letterman
Show singing "I Got You Babe." Cher
went on to being an Oscar winning actress and big recording artist. Sonny went into politics. They had a love/hate friendship until Sonny died in a skiing accident 1998 where Cher gave his eulogy. Since, Cher has been paying tribute to Sonny in concerts, TV appearances, books, and magazines articles for discovering her and having admiration for the entertainment business.