Jon Bon Jovic (aka Bongiovi) and his childhood sweetheart Dorothea Hurley have been together for 33 years this year and have welcomed four children in that time.
The pair first met when they were 18 when the… Living on a prayer singer tried to copy the answers from Hurley’s page during a history test.
Since then, they have been inseparable and completely devoted to their close-knit family consisting of their now grown children, Stephanie, Jesse, Jacob and Romeo.
Here’s everything you need to know about the Bongiovi kids:
27-year-old Jesse Bongiovi is engaged!
The entrepreneur, co-founder of the wine company, Hampton Water Rosewith his father and French winemaker Gérard Bertrand, presented on August 1, 2022.
Jesse shared photos of his proposal to his longtime girlfriend, Jesse Light on Instagram, with the pair looking positively excited into each other’s arms.
Bongiovi chose a romantic location at the family’s East Hampton home to propose and reportedly asked the question in front of his father and his fiancée’s family.
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Per Page six, the couple then took the group and their dog, Bella, to The Surf Lodge Deck restaurant in Montauk, New York, to celebrate.
In addition to his exciting new life at Light, Jesse has emerged as one of the most successful young entrepreneurs in the US, thanks to his and his father’s new business.
The year Hampton Water Rose was launched, the line was named the top-ranked rosé in Wine Spectator’s Top 100 Wines of 2018.
The father and son were driven to start their business thanks to their luxurious and warm summers spent in their Hamptons family home, enjoying many a bottle of French rosé.
Prior to this success, Jesse attended Notre Dame College, where he played college football and graduated with degrees in political science and business economics.
Stephanie Rose Bongiovic
The eldest of the Bongiovi clan, Stephanie Rose, 29, has lived a relatively private life over the years, but unfortunately she has also gone through some deeply harrowing experiences in her life.
In 2012, Stephanie was found in her dorm room at Hamilton College after a heroin overdose. After being sent to the hospital, she was arrested along with a friend for being in possession of the drug, as well as marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
Her father spoke to Metro VK in 2012 about the experience.
“It was my worst moment as a father,” he revealed. “The first thing she said was, ‘I’m fine,’ but then she said this is what happened. You wake up, you shake it off and put on your shoes and say okay, I’m on my way home.” “
He added that he was confident that his daughter would fight her addiction: “Steph is a great boy… She did a great job.
“Then a sudden and steep drop… but then you surround them [your children] with the best help and love and moving on, and that’s what we’re doing.”
The charges were later dropped under New York’s “Good Samaritan” law, which encourages overdose reporting to prevent deaths.
Today, Stephanie is doing incredibly well. She now works as a freelance TV producer, previously working for The Weinstein Company and so The daily show at Vice Media.
Jacob, better known as Jake Bongiovi, is Dorothea and Jon’s third child. He has been making headlines lately thanks to his relationship with Weird stuff star Millie Bobby Brown.
The 20-year-old is currently a student at Syracuse University in New York and went audience with Brown last November.
she later stunned fans when they appeared on the red carpet of the 2022 BAFTAs together in London in March this year.
It seems that the youngster’s interests are in acting, describing himself as an actor on his Instagram page.
But recently, Jake has been creating some content for Versace, where he shared some model photos for the major fashion brand and their work with the retail company. farfetch.
He also recently appeared in a promotional video for Cher and Versace’s most recent collaboration called “Chersace,” which aimed to celebrate Pride Month in June.
Jake was featured as a newscaster in a playful video revealing the new collection.
Romeo, the youngest of the Bongiovis, has just turned 18 and is currently attending high school in Manhattan.
He doesn’t have a public Instagram handle and tends to keep an unobtrusive profile.
Not much is known about Romeo other than that he doesn’t share the same passion for music as his father, even refusing to attend his shows as a child.
One thing is clear? His parents want their youngest to finish high school, says Dorothea People in 2020: “Maybe I’ll finally get out of high school!”
Speaking about her plans for when the COVID-19 quarantine will end, she added: “Just don’t be stuck on a schedule and be able to travel [will be nice], but we love to see our children. It’s not like we’re going to disappear.”
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