Dorothea Harley is a woman who loves to keep a low profile as Bon Jovi’s wife, in fact she was home raising their children while Bon Jovi was traveling around the world. 56-year-old Dorothea Hurley was born in New Jersey to her father, Donald and her mother, Dorothy Hurley. Dorothea Hurley got her name after her parents decided to mix her mother’s name with a close family friend who succumbed cancer before Hurley’s birth. Jon Bon Jovi’s wife, Dorothea Hurley attended Sayreville War Memorial High School, located in Parlin, New Jersey. She met Bon Jovi while the two were in school, but at the time, she was dating Bon Jovi’s best friend known as Bobby. The two remained just friends for a couple of years. They met when Bon Jovi tried to cheat on his test by looking at her work and despite all that, Bon Jovi and his wife, Dorothea Hurley didn’t start a relationship until in their 20s. Bobby broke up with Hurley and started dating actress Diane Lane. In an interview, Jovi revealed that he loved Hurley from day one and that his song, “Bobby’s Girl” was about her. Dorothea Harley was a junior karate champion all her life and even into high school and he gave up on that to be able to go on tour with her husband. After they started a family together, she went back to New Jersey to become a Karate Instructor so that she could give stability to her children. In 1992, she was the 4th best greenbelt karate master countrywide and in 2002 she was revealed to be a 4th-degree black belt holder. Apart from training people on how to defend themselves using the Japanese skills, Bon Jovi’s wife, Hurley co-runs the JBJ Soul Kitchen Restaurant chain, a food joint that encourages the customers to pre-purchase meals for the homeless.