Jon Bon Jovi, actual title John Francis Bongiovi Jr., wants no introduction. However right here’s a quick one anyway: the rocker, 60, is a singer-songwriter, philanthropist, and actor finest often known as the entrance man of the famed rock band Bon Jovi, which shaped in 1983. Whereas the musician is most revered for belting out “Livin’ On a Prayer” and making appearances in movies like Younger Weapons II, Jon Bon Jovi additionally boasts two different notable gigs: husband and father.
The musician has been married to spouse Dorothea Hurley, a restaurateur and karate teacher, 59, since 1989. Collectively they share 4 youngsters: Jacob Hurley, 20, Stephanie Rose, 29, Jesse, 27, and Romeo Jon, 18. In an interview with PEOPLE last October, Jon Bon Jovi and his spouse revealed that they quarantined with all four of their youngsters amid the pandemic, providing a candy glimpse into the tight knit unit.
“For a couple of month, our complete household was intact. Then the massive children lastly stated, ‘We’re out,’ and made a run for it,” he joked. Dorothea added, “Our focus has all the time been household first and ensuring that persons are doing properly. We like one another. We spent a whole lot of time collectively, and it was greater than we’ve got spent in a few years, however it was good.” Beneath is all the things it’s best to know concerning the longtime couple’s 4 youngsters.
Jacob Hurley Bongiovi
Jacob, known as principally Jake, is one in every of Jon Bon Jovi’s three sons — and there’s no denying his uncanny resemblance to his well-known father. At 20, Jake is a pupil at Syracuse College in New York. In 2018, Jake made headlines when he helped organize a national student walkout to protest in opposition to the federal government’s response of mass college shootings (or lack thereof) following the capturing in Parkland, Florida in February of that yr. The teenager final made headlines in June for his relationship with Millie Bobby Brown. The 2 by no means publicly confirmed their relationship, however they’ve been noticed holding arms in public.
Stephanie Rose Bongiovi
Stephanie is Jon Bon Jovi and Dorothea’s one and solely daughter. At 29, she works as a digital camera operator in TV. Per her IMDb, Stephanie has labored on the truTV and Comedy Central collection Impractical Jokers. Stephanie has overcome her justifiable share of obstacles. Whereas in school in 2012, she was arrested on drug charges following a suspected heroine overdose. The costs have been finally dropped, and Jon Bon Jovi addressed the incident not lengthy after, calling it “human.” Per the Los Angeles Instances, the musician advised Fox 11, “It’s human,” later including, “This tragedy was one thing that I needed to face too so we’ll get by means of it. And other people’s heat needs for my household and I’ve been actually reassuring. So, we’re good.”
Jesse is one in every of Jon Bon Jovi and Dorothea’s three boys. The rocker’s businessman son, 27, runs Hampton Water Wine Co. and is a graduate of College of Notre Dame. (Per his LinkedIn, he studied political science and authorities.)
Jesse is devoted to Hampton Water Wine Co., the rosé model he co-founded together with his well-known dad in 2017. In an interview with Thrive World final April, Jesse opened up about the inspiration behind the rosé.
“We wished Hampton Water to problem the norms of the rosé market and shift perceptions that rosé was consumed by females, in heat climate months,” he stated. “Our purpose was to determine Hampton Water because the go-to year-round rose; a model that challenged ‘conventional’ gender roles by means of our ‘Pink Bottle Boys’ model extension. Actual males drink pink!”
In Aug. 2022, it was introduced that Jesse turned engaged to his girlfriend, Jesse Mild. Jesse popped the query at his East Hampton dwelling in entrance of his dad and household, based on Page Six. The lovebirds reportedly celebrated the engagement on the deck of the ultra-hip Surf Lodge in Montauk, N.Y. An Instagram story posted by Stephanie, confirmed the longer term bride and groom posing collectively and the TV producer was additionally displaying off her beautiful diamond ring. “Welcome to the household,” the caption over it learn.
Romeo Jon Bongiovi
At 18, Romeo is the famed musician and his spouse’s youngest youngster. He at present attends highschool in Manhattan. Of their interview with PEOPLE about life in quarantine, Jon Bon Jovi and his spouse expressed pleasure for his or her youngest to graduate, revealing that they’re “undoubtedly wanting ahead” to that vacant nest life after elevating 4 youngsters. “I would lastly get out of highschool!” Dorothea stated, including, “Simply not being caught to a schedule and with the ability to journey [will be nice], however we wish to see our youngsters. It’s not like we’re going to vanish.”
Whereas his youngest son doesn’t look like on social media, Jon Bon Jovi shared a snapshot of him with Dorothea on Instagram again in March to want him a contented birthday. “Blissful seventeenth birthday Romeo!!!” the musician captioned. “Love, Mother and Dad.”