Ever since birth, star kids & their personal aspects are hot servings for media outlets. The same enthusiasm of curiosity remains on Stephanie Rose Bongiovi, the daughter of American singer-songwriter Jon Bon Jovi, the frontman of Bon Jovi. For sure, fans are already aware of Jovi’s love for her; the Blaze of Glory singer even wrote a song “I Got the Girl” for his daughter.
But things didn’t remain a straight-way talk. Back in the early 2010s, Stephanie, while at college, became viral overnight after she faced a near-death experience due to a drug overdose. Later, she was arrested on the charge of drug possession. Stephanie since has recovered from the addiction and works as a camera operator.
When and Where Was Stephanie Rose Bongiovi Born?
Bongiovi is the eldest child & only daughter among four, of the Always singer Jon Bon Jovi and his wife Dorothea Hurley. Stephanie was born on May 31, 1993, following 4 years of her parents’ secret marriage while on a tour in Las Vegas.
As of 2021, the blonde is 28 years old and stands 5 feet 7 inches tall. Her birth sign is Gemini.
Parents Are HighSchool Sweethearts- All About Family Members
As reported, Stephanie Rose Bongiovi’s parents met while at high school; Bon Jon Jovi is a graduate of Sayreville War Memorial High School in New Jersey. At the age of 27, the founder & frontman of Bon Jovi went on The New Jersey Syndicate Tour in the late 80s. While on a stop at Los Angeles, the American singer-songwriter and his longtime girlfriend Dorothea Hurley took a secret trip to Las Vegas.
On April 29, 1989, the duo exchanged vows at the Graceland Wedding Chapel. They are together ever since.
Bongiovi is the first-born of her parents; she has three younger siblings (all brothers): Jesse Bongiovi (b. February 19, 1995), Jake Bongiovi (b. May 7, 2002), and Romeo Jon Bongiovi (b. March 29, 2004). Her mother Dorothea is a restaurant owner.
Stephanie’s grandparents, John Francis Bongiovi Sr. is a former marine-turned-barber while Carol Sharkey formerly worked as a Playboy bunny before she became a florist.
Drug Overdose Incident: Hospitalized and Near-Death Experience
As a freshman at Hamilton College, Bongiovi became a subject of headlines after her addiction to drugs came forth in November 2012. Stephanie had a heroin overdose and was lying unconscious in her dorm, which many sources explained as a near-death experience.
Reportedly, a medical team rescued the star kid and admitted her to the hospital. Later, she regained consciousness and phoned her singer father. Speaking of the experience, the Bon Jovi founder then told Metro, “It was my worst moment as a father,” but also admitted Stephanie’s recovery was the greatest of all.
Later the investigation saw her and her collegemate in police custody in the charge of drug possession. But as per the New York State’s Good Samaritan law, the two got an early release. Since that incident, Bongiovi remains away from drugs.
Net Worth of Stephanie Rose Bongiovi- Current Career?
Being the daughter & first-born of a multi-millionaire American music figure, Stephanie surely has prying eyes of curiosity on her fortune. As of 2021, Bongiovi owns an estimated net worth of $1 million. Unlike her father’s footsteps into singing-songwriting, she works as a camera operator.
According to her LinkedIn profile, she is a graduate of The New School, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Film, Cinemas & Video Studies. Since 2017, the star kid works as a freelancer, assuming first assistant camera, for NorthSouth Productions.
A former assistant at The Weinstein Company, Stephanie Rose Bongiovi was an intern at The Daily Show With Jon Stewart and VICE Media LLC.
And as for her father, Jon Bon Jovi, the Bed Of Roses singer, has a net worth of $410 million. All of his earnings came through album sales & tours; in 2019 only, Jovi made $40 million personally from tours. Check out the band (Bon Jovi) tour income:
- Tour Without End (1987)- $28.4 million
- Bounce tour (2003)- $42.44 million
- Have A Nice Day Tour (2006)- $191 million
- Lost Highway Tour (2007)- $227 million
- Circle Tour (2010)- $203 million
- Bon Jovi Live Tour (2011)- $142.77 million
- Because We Can Tour (2013)- $205 million
No doubt, if she inherits the fortune of her father, Stephaine would be the owner of multi-million estates.
Personal Life & Relationship- Is Stephanie Rose Bongiovi Married?
So far as of the 2021 fall, Stephanie Rose Bongiovi is not a married woman. Moreover, she doesn’t have any confirmed dating story or boyfriend at the moment. Needless to say that her exposure to media from an early age developed proficiency in low-profile.
In addition to that, the intensity of her secrecy seems the same for her siblings as well. Rather, Bongiovi makes appearances on red-carpet moments with her family; even more, she is a frequent mention on her father’s Instagram post. However, seems the first-born herself is not a fan of Instagram or Twitter.
Stephanie shares a very close bond with her daddy. Often Bon Jovi has mentioned his struggle to raise a daughter as he had no idea about any. In 2000, he wrote the song I Got the Girl, about unconditional love for his eldest child (daughter). Later in 2017, she even joined her father on stage during the This House Is Not for Sale tour in Las Vegas.