Jon Bon Jovi’s son Jesse gets married in Vegas as parents

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Jon Bon Jovi and son, Jesse Bon Jovi.

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Jon Bon Jovi‘s son Jesse Bongiovi is apparently married to an old girlfriend Jesse Licht.

Bongiovi, 29, and Light, 30, obtained a marriage license on Tuesday, May 7, in Clark County, Nevada We weekly can confirm. The couple tied the knot in the same chapel in Las Vegas where Bongiovi’s parents, Jon and Dorothea Hurleyran away in 1989, People reported the next day.

Light, an executive producer of reality TV shows including Grand Cayman: Secrets in Paradise And Southern hospitalitypreviously shared photos from her bachelorette party.

“Can I hear some commotion about the dress?” she wrote April Instagram photos of herself posing and dancing on a table in a little white, bedazzled dress and a sheer veil.

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Bongiovi and Light announced their engagement in August 2022.

Jon Bon Jovi's son Jesse is apparently getting married in Vegas, just like mom and dad
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“⚠️Time to BeReal⚠️,” Bongiovi jokingly wrote via Instagram at the time, alongside photos of the couple kissing during the proposal. He staged the outdoors with bouquets, petals and candles.

Bongiovi, who co-founded the Hampton Water wine company with his father, previously voiced his support for one of Light’s career victories. On an Instagram from January photo dump he included a photo of himself wearing a T-shirt with Light’s image on Forbes’ 30 under 30 list.

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The pair’s wedding comes before Jesse’s brother’s Jake Bongiovi‘s marriage to fiancée Millie Bobby Brown. Jake, who turned 22 on Tuesday, and Brown, 20, announced their engagement in August 2023.

“I’ve loved you for three summers now, honey, I want them all,” Brown captioned an Instagram photo of her diamond engagement ring at the time. Taylor Swift‘s song ‘Lover’.

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A family that rocks together, rolls together. Jon Bon Jovi may be one of the world’s biggest rock stars, but perhaps his greatest role is as a father to his and wife Dorothea Hurley’s four children. The musician (real name John Bongiovi) married his high school sweetheart in 1989, a decision he told Men’s Health […]

Jon, 62, who shares Jesse, Jake, daughter Stephanie, 30, and son Romeo, 20, with Dorothea, 61, was asked if he thought Jake was too young to get engaged during a May 2023 appearance on Andy Cohen‘s Sirius XM show.

“I don’t know if age matters, you know, if you find the right partner and grow together,” the musician replied. “I think all my kids have found the people they think they can grow with, and we like them all.”

Jon and Hurley know a thing or two about young love, as they are high school sweethearts. The Bon Jovi frontman recently opened up about the mistakes he made in his marriage.

‘I got away with murder. I’m a rock ‘n’ roll star, I’m not a saint,” Jon recalled during an April 2024 interview with ABC News. “You know, I’m not saying there weren’t 100 girls in my life – I’m Jon Bon Jovi. It was pretty good.”

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However, the rock star insisted he would never do anything “stupid” to “jeopardize” his relationship with Hurley.

“I have no doubt that this world turns because of her,” he said. “Because of what she did to keep the kids equal, what she does to keep me equal, what we do together to keep it right. No doubt about that.”

Later that month, Jon credited “mutual admiration” as the secret to his lasting marriage.

“You wake up in the morning and you’re excited to be together,” he said. “And you admire each other. And you respect each other. It’s a pleasure to do. It’s a pleasure to be.”

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