The brothers all attended a local school until they were about twelve years of age, at which time, they became home schooled, by their mother.
He is a singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, Record Producer and Studio owner. Jon is the eldest of the three brothers who make up the New Zealand band Evermore. Hume produces the majority of the band"s work.
He has also produced and mixed for artists such as Amy Meredith, Lisa Mitchell, Matt Corby, Tina Arena, East, Little Sea, Delta Goodrem, Karise Eden, Jai Waetford, Taylor Henderson, K-RAE & Dami Im.
Hume co-wrote Evermore singles such as Hey Boys and Girls, lieutenant"s Too Late, Running, Follow The Sun, Hero and wrote Never Let You Go & One Love. He has co-written with other artists such as East, Tina Arena, Little Sea, Thirsty Merc, Delta Goodrem, Dami Im, Taylor Henderson, Karise Eden, Hook North Sling, Denzal Park Ministry Of Sound et cetera
Hume works mostly from his studio in the Macedon Ranges Victoria Australia (The Stables Recording Studio). Hume plays a Takemine 12 Steel String Electric Guitar and has many changes on stage with guitars, he can play either a 6 or a 12 steel string guitar either Acoustic or Electric.
The brand of electric guitar he uses is Gretsch and Epiphone.
In addition to the appearance change that came with their album, Truth of the World: Welcome to the Show, Hume"s guitar choice also changed. He began playing a heavily modified Epiphone Dot Studio which he had personally painted a custom silver and installed a Tenori-on display panel into, which was often left unused in live performances due to the difficulty of operation. Recently he has been seen playing other instruments, such as ukulele, drums, piano and bass.