Dorothea Hurley Biography
(Jon Bon Jovi's Wife)
Birthday: September 29, 1962 (Libra)
Born In: New Jersey
Dorothea Hurley is an American karate instructor and restaurateur. She is the wife of John Francis Bongiovi Jr., who is professionally known as Jon Bon Jovi, the singer-songwriter and frontman of the rock group Bon Jovi. A native of New Jersey, she grew up alongside the future rocker. They started off as friends as Dorothea was dating his best friend Bobby at the time. It was only when they both were in their 20s that they began their relationship. While on a stop in Los Angeles during the New Jersey Syndicate Tour in 1989, Dorothea eloped with Jon Bon Jovi and got married in Las Vegas. They have four children together, one daughter and three sons. Dorothea has been a constant source of support for her rock star husband and they have faced some of the most turbulent times of their lives together, including the time when their daughter, Stephanie, overdosed on heroin. In her high school days, Dorothea was a junior karate champion and later became an instructor in New Jersey. She also helps in running her husband’s restaurant chain.