Jane Benyo Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 26 Nov, 2018
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Birth Nation: United States of America
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Jane Benyo is a celebrity wife, she is best known as the first wife of the famous rock musician late Tom Petty. She rose to fame after marrying Petty in 1970s when he was at the peak of his musical career. He was the legendary frontman of the rock band Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers.       

Jane Benyo's Early Life And Bio 

Jane Benyo was born in Gainsville, Florida, USA. She completed her schooling from a local school in Gainesville, Florida where she first met Tom. The duo dated for a while and eventually started their life together.  

Jane Benyo’s Net Worth

Jane rose to fame as a wife of Tom Petty besides that, she hasn't revealed much about her profession, so her net worth is still under review. However, her husband was one of the richest singers, he had an estimated net worth of $95 million. 

Jane Benyo’s Personal Life

Jane Benyo and Tom Petty married on March 26, 1974, at an intimate yet lavishing ceremony. She was 17 when she first met Tom and after few datings, they exchanged vows and moved to Los Angeles where Petty pursued his musical career.  

The duo shares two daughters; Adria Petty, a director, and AnnaKim Petty, an artist. Both of her daughters seem to be doing great professionally.

CAPTION: Jane Benyo with her two daughters SOURCE: zimbo

The couple failed to handle their married life and citing some irreconcilable differences, the duo ended their 22 years long marriage in 1996. After their split, Petty struggled with heroin addiction which he publicly disclosed in 2015.

He met his second wife Dana in 1991 at one of his concerts and the duo married on June 3, 2001. Dana helped Tom to overcome from his addiction and also helped him to rebuild his relationship with his children. They were together until Petty's death on October 2, 2017.  

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