“I was in eighth grade, very young, and the guy the [older women in the neighborhood] came to see,” he says. Strolling round New York like newlyweds, Jon Bon Jovi and his wife were all smiles yesterday.When he’s not performing, the “Livin’ on a Prayer” singer uses his given last name, Bongiovi, just like Dorothea and their kids.The couple, who celebrated their 27th wedding anniversary in April, says that keeping Jon’s career separate from his home life, has made things easier for them and their kids.Jon Bon Jovi is about to go on tour to promote his band’s new album, and when that time comes, his wife Dorothea says she’ll be right where she’s been for the last 27 years: by his side.“I usually stand on the side (during his concerts) and watch,” Dorothea recently told People.“We never really drag the kids to things,” Dorothea told People.“I never pointed at the TV and said, ‘There’s Daddy!
In fact, she says she’s happy that her husband is still beloved by his female fans.
“The songs all sound great, but then you hear them live! We grew equally and not in opposite directions.” Jon attributes his successful marriage to the woman he married. “I’m the crazy visionary with all kinds of things flying, and the seams are all splitting.
” Dorothea and Jon, who met while in high school and married in 1989 when Bon Jovi was at its peak of success, recently opened up to the magazine to reveal how their marriage has managed to withstand raising four kids, touring and the pressures of Hollywood. She’s the one following me with the glue and the thread and needle, keeping it all together.” RELATED: The wedding singer!
“Anyway, in Japan, nobody has any body hair, so they never even heard of ‘crabs.’ much less have the meds to get rid of them.
“Meanwhile, Jon has a coat of fur like a goddamned pony and the crabs were everywhere.