Jane Benyo Wiki, Net Worth, Husband, Cancer & Death

Jane Benyo
Jane Benyo

Quick Facts of Jane Benyo

Full NameJane Benyo
Marital StatusDivorced
BirthplaceGainesville, Florida
EthnicityWhite
NationalityAmerican
Eye colourBlue
Hair colourBlonde
SpouseTom Petty (m. 1974–1996)
ChildrenAdria Petty and Kimberly Violette Petty 

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Popularly known as the ex-wife of the legendary and famous rock musician, Tom Petty, she is a beautiful lady, Jane Benyo who rose to fame after she started a relationship with Tom. Moreover, the pair started dating when they were in the high school.

The pair tied the knot on 22nd March 1974 in a private ceremony attended by friends and families. They share two children (daughters) together. Years after living together, they finally divorced in 1996.

Jane Benyo’s Early Life (Bio & Wiki)

Jane Benyo was born Jane Ann Benyo in Gainesville, Florida. However, her date of birth is yet to disclose. Also, she has not revealed any information about her childhood, parents & siblings. As per her nationality, Benyo is American and belongs to white ethnicity.

Regarding her educational qualifications, Benyo attended Gainesville High School where she met her late husband, Tom Petty.

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Benyo’s professional life is yet to reveal whereas Tom was a singer and a songwriter by profession. Moreover, he was the lead singer of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. He gave numbers of singles and albums before his death.

How Much Is Jane Benyo’s Net Worth?

As Jane Benyo’s professional life is not disclosed, her net worth is still unknown. When it comes to Tom Petty, he had an estimated net worth of $95 million. Moreover, Petty earned an impressive amount from his songs and albums. In 2018, Petty’s family sold his California house for $5 million.

Jane Benyo’s Personal Life (Cancer & Death)

As mentioned already, Jane Benyo was previously married to Tom Petty. The couple was high school sweethearts. She was just a teenager when she first met her late husband. After dating for months, the couple tied the knot on 26th March 1974 in a private ceremony attended by their friends and families.

Moreover, the couple shares two children, daughters Adria Petty (born in 1974) and Kimberly Violette Petty together. Their first daughter, Adria is a fashion designer and an artist. When they were together, the duo was so in love with each other as Tom dedicated one of his singles, Edge of Seventeen for Benyo.

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Besides, Benyo used to find herself alone due to which she tried to kill her several times by using drugs due to her isolation and loneliness. Whereas, her husband became a victim of drug and was an alcohol abuser. Later, he also became a heroin addict. However, he went into therapy even before their marriage ended.

The couple divorced in 1996. Following their separation, Tom married his second wife Dana York (whose birth sign is Cancer) on 3 June 2001 whom he encountered years back when he was already married to his first wife. Whereas, Jane remained single. She did not marry again with any other guy.

Besides, in 2017, the legendary singer, Petty died. The reason behind his death is determined to be cardiac arrest. He was 66 years old when he left the world.