Dorothea Hurley- Wiki, Age, Height, Net Worth, Husband, Ethnicity

Dorothea Hurley

Dorothea Hurley is an American restaurant owner, karate instructor, and celebrity wife. In addition, Dorothea Hurley is well-known for being married to American musician and rock legend Jon Bon Jovi.

Quick Facts

Full Name: Dorothea Hurley
Born Date: 29 Sep, 1962
Age: 59 years
Horoscope: Libra
Gender: Female
Profession: Karate instructor and restauranteur
Country: United States
Height: 5 feet 4 inches (1.63m)
Marital Status: married
Married Date: April 29, 1989
Husband Jon Bon Jovi
Net Worth $3 million
Eye Color Hazel
Hair Color Light Brown
Birth Place New Jersey
Nationality American
Ethnicity Native American
Education Sayreville War Memorial High School
Father Donald Hurley
Mother Dorothy Pawlyk
Kids 4

Dorothea Hurley Biography

Dorothea Hurley was born on September 29, 1962, in New Jersey, in the United States of America. She is 59 years old, and according to her birth date, she is an American citizen. She is also of Native American descent and was born under the sign of Libra.

Dorothea Hurley was the daughter of Donald Hurley and Dorothy Pawlyk (father). She also loved Karate as a child. When she was pretty young, she began studying karate. She won multiple junior championships while she was a senior in high school.


In terms of her educational background, Dorothea attended Sayreville War Memorial High School in Parlin, New Jersey.

Dorothea Hurley Height and Weight

The weight of Dorothea, who is 5 feet 4 inches tall, is unknown. She also has hazel eyes and light brown hair, and it is unknown what her waist, hips, and bust sizes are.

Dorothea Hurley
Dorothea Hurley


Dorothea Hurley has practiced karate since high school and won many junior championships. She’s the fourth-best greenbelt karate master in the U.S. When her spouse was featured in People in 2002, she had a fourth-degree black belt.

In New Jersey, she teaches karate. She co-owns her husband’s JBJ Soul Kitchen chain. Instead of making a profit, the restaurant encourages customers to “pay it forward” by buying meals for the less fortunate. She became famous as Jon Bon Jovi’s musician wife.

Jon Bon Jovi released “Runaway” in 1982. After being included in a compilation album showcasing local talent, his song becomes a local smash. Mercury Record offered him a recording deal to promote “Runaway” in 1983.

In 1984, he formed a band and released their debut album. The group released “Slippery When Wet” in 1980. Their 1988 album “New Jersey” was a commercial triumph. Cher’s 1987 self-titled album sought Bon Jovi and Sambora for help.

“We All Sleep Alone” was one of their songs. They co-wrote and produced Alice Cooper’s 1989 song “Hell Is Living Without You.” The band was cast in 1990. This singer’s “Blaze of Glory” soundtrack for “Young Guns II” topped the Billboard Hot 100 in 1990.

He’s also appeared in films and TV shows. Moonlight and Valentino, The Leading Man, Destination Anywhere, Homegrown, Little City, No Looking Back, Row Your Boat, Vampires Los Muertos, U-571, Cry Wolf, Pay It Forward, Young Guns II, and New Year’s Eve is among his films. He’s appeared on Sex and the City, 30 Rock, Las Vegas, The West Wing, and Ally McBeal.

Dorothea Hurley’s Net worth

She made $3 million in net worth as of November 2022 from her joint ownership of restaurants with her husband. In addition, her husband, the famed singer Jon Bon Jovi, has a net worth of about $410 million.

Dorothea Hurley Husband, Marriage

While they were on tour in New Jersey on April 29, 1989, she secretly got engaged to Jon Bon Jovi. The two met at college when they were about 18 years old. At the time, she was dating Jon’s friend Bobby. He later dated the well-known actress Diane Lane. The couple has four kids together: Romeo Jon, Jesse James Louis, Stephanie Rose, and Jacob Hurley.