Jacob “Jake” Hurley Bongiovi is the second youngest son of Bon Jon Jovi, the legendary American rock star, singer-songwriter, founder, and lead singer of the “Bon Jovi” rock band. Fondly called ‘Jake’ by close friends and family, the 20-year-old is also the grandson of former marine and barber John Francis Bongiovi Snr. His grandmother is former Playboy bunny and florist Carol Sharkey. What more do we know about Jacob Bongiovi?
Jacob Bongiovi is 20 Years Old
Jacob “Jake” Hurley Bongiovi was born on May 7, 2002, in New Jersey, USA. He is the third of four children born to legendary musician Jon Bon Jovi, who has 17 studio albums to his name, and Dorothea Hurley. Details of his elementary school years are not public knowledge. However, he had his high school education at JB Pennington High School, Alabama, USA. Currently, the 20-year-old is a student of Syracuse University in New York City.
Jacob Stands at the height of 5 feet 9 inches
Jake, for his age, stands at a quite imposing height of 5 feet 9 inches (175 cm) and weighs a decent 77 kg (169 lbs). His blonde hair and hazel blue eyes bear a very close resemblance to his charming father’s physical features. He enjoys playing football and has developed his skill to the point where he played for his high school’s football team.
Social media family pictures of the family depict Jake as just under his immediate older brother’s height. Jesse Bongiovi, Jake’s older brother, stands at 5 feet 11 inches.
Here Are Some Other Facts about Jacob Bongiovi
Jacob Hurley Bongiovi is a celebrity child star. He was born on May 7, 2002. He is the third of four children born to rock music icon Jon Bon Jovi. Jacob is a fun and adventurous person, evidenced by his willingness to try new things and excel at them. He is 5ft 9in tall and weighs 77 kg. His gym membership ensures that he maintains an athletic body shape which helps him excel at sports activities.
Jacob Bongiovi Was Part Of the Football Team In High School
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He had his high school education at JB Pennington High School in Alabama, USA, and is currently a student of Syracuse University in New York City. Jake is very good at sports activities and was a member of his high school’s football team. Jake’s interest in outdoor activities is not limited exclusively to football. His social media posts also reveal him to be quite a decent soccer player.
He Made The News for Leading a Protest In High School
After graduating from JB Pennington High School in 2020, Jacob Bongiovi announced that he would be furthering his studies at Syracuse University in New York. It remains to be seen if he will continue his athletic involvement since he played football in high school.
As a student of JB Pennington, the 20-year-old made headlines by leading a national walkout to protest the lack of government action following a school shooting in Parkland, Florida. He is also well recognized for his active participation in community service through the Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation and the Soul kitchen pay-as-you-can restaurants pioneered by his father.
His career prospects are unclear at the moment as he is still focused on getting a formal education. His social media activities are limited to posting personal pictures and promoting the family business, Hampton Water Wine, founded by his father and older brother Jesse in March 2019, on his Instagram page.
Jacob Bongiovi Is Left Hanaded
The celebrity kid has been revealed to be left-handed following an Instagram video of him signing on a paper. From the video, it can be said that he is lefthanded – or ambidextrous. He is yet to make any revelations to that effect.
Jacob’s Parents Have Been Married For Over Three Decades
Jacob Hurley Bongiovi is a product of a union that has truly weathered the storms of marriage and continues to do so despite its high-profile nature and regular public scrutiny. Jacob is the son of music legend Jon Bon Jovi (born John Francis Bongiovi Jr.) and Dorothea Hurley. The couple has been married for over three decades – but has been together for at least four!
When they met in high school, his mom, Dorothea Hurley, was actually dating a friend of Jon’s named Bobby, but they stayed friends and eventually began dating in their 20s. The relationship grew, and during a stop on one of Bon Jovi’s music tours in Los Angeles, the couple secretly got on a plane to Las Vegas where they were married on April 29, 1989, at Graceland Wedding Chapel.
The couple has pointed out that the secret to their long-lasting and successful marriage is mutual respect and a willingness to work hard at it. The union is blessed with four children, one of which is Jacob, who was born in 2002.
Jacob Hurley Bongiovi Has Three Siblings
Jacob is Jon Bon Jovi’s third child with Dorothea Hurley. He has two brothers and one sister. The first child of the family, Stephanie Rose Bongiovi, was born on May 31, 1993. The second child and first son, Jesse James Louis Bongiovi, was born on February 19, 1995. The youngest child named Romeo Jon Bongiovi was born almost two years after Jacob on March 29, 2004.
Jacob is quite close to his older brother, Jesse, who runs the family business, Hampton Water Wine, with his friend Ali Franklin. He is very fond of his siblings as most of his posts have one or all three siblings on them.
His sister, Stephanie Rose, was arrested for drug possession in 2012 after she allegedly overdosed on heroin when she was just 19 and a student of Hamilton College N.Y. The charges were eventually dropped, and she has since led a sober life.
Currently, Stephanie Rose Bongiovi’s job is that of a model, camera operator, and freelance production assistant. She was a model at Nikki Lund’s White Trash Beautiful fashion show, which happened in London, and has been involved in various other modeling projects.
He Is Currently Dating Millie Bobby Brown
Jake has always kept details of his personal life very close to the chest. It is worth pointing out that he is currently dating one of Hollywood’s most popular actresses, Millie Bobby Brown, who played the role of Eleven in the Netflix Original Series, Stranger Things.