Jennifer Flavin is an American entrepreneur and former model. Despite having been in the show business, Jennifer only became famous as the wife of popular American actor, movie director and producer, Sylvester Stallone. Renowned for his action and physically demanding roles in films, Sylvester endeared himself to the hearts of many movie lovers in portraying Robert Balboa in the multiple Academy award-winning film, Rocky (1976). His other prominent roles were played in the Rambo, The Expendables and Escape Plan series.
Jennifer Flavin married Sylvester Stallone ten years after he ended his tabloid-fodder marriage with Brigitte Nielsen. Her now over two-decade union with Stallone remain the longest of all his three marriages. Here is an interesting ride through the life of Jennifer Flavin.
Jennifer Flavin Bio (Age)
She was born as Jennifer Lee Flavin on 14th August 1968 in Los Angeles, California in the United States. She also grew up in Los Angeles, precisely in the West Hills District of the San Fernando Valley area. Jennifer attended the George Ellery Junior High School, and subsequently the El Camino Real High School, both in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles. She later studied Oceanography at the California State University in Northridge.
At the young age of 19, Jennifer Flavin began her modeling career with the Elite Modeling Agency. As a model, Jennifer featured as the cover of a variety of magazines across the U.S, U.K, Spain, France, and Australia including Celebrity Sleuth, Cosmopolitan, Cleo, Easyriders, Marie Claire, Playboy, and so on. She also appeared on the commercials of several products and companies such as Revlon, A-Tox, Eileen West, Bila, Firm-a-Face, among others.
Jennifer Flavin subsequently ventured into acting, featuring in a number of television films, series, and shows. Some of them include Bar Girls, Rocky V, Good Day Live, Hollywood Women, American Gladiator, Home & Family, Entertainment Tonight, The Talk, and Access Hollywood. Flavin is the co-founder of Serious Skin Care, a beauty and cosmetic products company.
Jennifer Flavin’s Family
Jennifer Flavin is one of seven children of same parents comprising three girls and four boys. She has two younger sisters – Tricia and Julie, both of whom are actresses. Her brothers are Tom, Pat, Shannon, and Mitch Flavin. Unfortunately, she lost her father, Donald Hugh Flavin at the tender age of eleven. Her mother, Shirley Mae Knudsen consequently raised her and her siblings to adulthood all alone.
Flavin presently lives with her own family (comprising her husband and kids) in Beverly Crest, Los Angeles. She married Sylvester Stallone in 1997. The duo had earlier met in 1988 at a restaurant in Beverly Hills. They started dating but eventually parted ways in 1994 when another woman Stallone was seeing (Janice Dickinson) gave birth to a daughter that was supposedly his. Sylvester informed Jennifer Flavin of his break-up with her in a heartbreaking six-page letter which he sent across to her via FedEx. However, when he discovered via DNA that the child was not his, he ended his relationship with Dickinson and reconciled with Flavin.
Jennifer Flavin and Sylvester later had both legal and Christian marriages on May 17, 1997. The two ceremonies took place at The Dorchester Hotel in London, and at the Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire respectively. The couple has three children together – all girls. They welcomed their first daughter named Sophia Rose on August 27, 1996. The second named Sistine Rose arrived on June 27, 1998. The third, Scarlet Rose was born on May 25, 2002.
In addition to her biological children, Flavin is stepmother to Stallone’s two children – Sage Moonblood Stallone (born in 1976) and Seargeoh Stallone (born in 1979) whom he had with his first wife, Sasha Czack. Unfortunately, Sage died in 2012 aged 36, after suffering from heart disease. Seargeoh, on the other hand, is autistic. He was diagnosed with the ailment while still a child.
There’s also one other member of Jennifer Flavin’s family – their pet dog named Woody!
Facts About Sylvester Stallone’s Wife
- Jennifer Flavin is 22 years younger than her husband, Sylvester Stallone who was born on July 6, 1946.
- Born into a large family, Jennifer never had one bed to herself until she turned 17.
- Her major reason for venturing into modeling was to provide financial assistance to her widowed mother.
- Flavin had all of her three daughters named Miss Golden Glove at the 2017 Golden Globe Awards gala.
- Jennifer Flavin has a beautiful slim stature, standing at a tall height of 5 feet 9 inches. She has brown-colored hair and green eyes.