Dorothea Hurley is an American restaurateur as well as karate instructor. She is also popular for being the wife of the American rock star John Francis Bongiovi Jr., popularly known as Jon Bon Jovi. They started as friends as Dorothea was dating his best friend known as Bobby. They began a relationship in their 20’s.

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Biography and Early Life

Dorothea Hurley, born on 29 September 1962, comes from New Jersey, United States. She is the only daughter of Donald Hurley and Dorothy Pawlyk. She loved karate since she was a kid and started practicing it from a young age. During her high school years, she won many championships. She is of Native American descent.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Dorothea Hurley in 2021 and what is her height and weight? Well, Dorothea Hurley’s age is 58 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 29 September 1962. Though, she is 5′ 4″ in feet and inches and 163 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 128 lbs in Pound and 58 kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Hazel and hair color is Light brown.


She attended Sayreville War Memorial High School in Parlin, New Jersey, United States. It is while there that she met with her future husband, Jon Bon Jovi. It was during a school test, and he was trying to cheat by looking at her paper. Later, Jovi disclosed that he had loved her the first day he saw her, but she was dating his best friend, Bobby, by then. He even revealed that the song “Bobby’s Girl” was all about her but could not act at the time. They became very close and even started dating but shortly after, they parted ways.

During high school, she participated in karate and won several championships. She was the 4th best greenbelt karate master in 1999 in the United States.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Dorothea is married to Jon Bon Jovi, better known as Rock and Roll Hall of Famer. He is the founder and frontman of Bon Jovi, a legendary rock band. They met when they were 18 years in college, but Dorothea was by then dating his friend, Bobby. After dating for some years, they eloped during one of their tours and secretly married at Graceland Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas.

Their marriage brought mixed reactions from their family as they had not informed any member of their family or their closest friends. Even though most rock stars marry multiple times, their marriage has lasted to date and is still in love. The couple is blessed with four children.

Is Dorothea Hurley Lesbian?

No. she is of straight sexual orientation and is neither lesbian nor gay. She has been in marriage for a long time now, and we are still very happy together. They are blessed with four kids, and the youngest was born in 2004.

Professional Career

Dorothea had a great interest in karate since she was young. She won various championships during her high school days. She later gave up her dreams to be with her husband, who was by her doing various tours worldwide with his band.

After getting children, she returned to New Jersey and started working as a karate instructor to support her children. She had the 4th best greenbelt karate master in the United States in 1992. She was the 4thdegree greenbelt holder in 2002.

Dorothea co-runs her husband’s JBJ Soul Kitchen Restaurant chain. The main agenda of the restaurant is not to make a profit but to urge their customers to pre-purchase meals for the homeless people.


Dorothea has so far not revealed any awards she has received from her career. She, however, won several championships when she was still in high school. She has now become a karate instructor, and her career will bring more awards to her life.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Dorothy Hurley in 2nd August 2021

As of 2021, Dorothea has accumulated an estimated net worth of $3 million. The main source of her wealth is from the chain of restaurants she runs together with her husband. She also earns part of her income from the work she does as a karate instructor. Her husband is one of the most popular singer-songwriters has a net worth of $410 million. He is one of the richest rock stars we have today.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • She got married in a private ceremony where they were only the two of them without the consent of their parents.
  • She is not active in social media, unlike her husband, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Although Dorothea is popular on her own, she is much famous than her husband, who is regarded as a rock star. However, they have been faced some controversies and termed as bad and irresponsible parents. Their first daughter, Stephanie, had an overdose of heroin at the college dormitory and was rushed to the hospital. However, the police did not take them to court for the accusations. Although her husband has faced ups and downs in her career, Dorothea has always supported her husband, which has kept them together all this long.


Facts of Dorothea Hurley

  • Gender Female
  • full nameDorothea Hurley
  • birthplaceNew Jersey, USA
  • Date of Birth September 29, 1962
  • Age 59 years 1 months
  • Horoscope Libra
  • Lucky Number 11
  • Lucky Stone Peridot
  • Lucky Color Blue
  • Best Match for Marriage Gemini
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionUnknown
  • net worth$3 million
  • professionRestaurateur
  • weightIn Kilograms – 58 Kg, In Pounds – 128 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 163 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 4″
  • hair colorLight brown
  • eye colorHazel
  • high school Sayreville War Memorial High School

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