Jennifer Flavin (aka Jennifer Flavin Stallone) is a former fashion hot model. She is now involved in the business world, creating her own skincare product named Serious Skincare. It sells beauty treatments and cosmetics items to solve skin problems.
But, on top of that, Jennifer is better known as the wife of Sylvester Stallone, one of the most adored Hollywood actors. Her husband Sylvester has played a number of smashing roles in films, most popularly famous as Rambo in Rambo, Rocky Balboa, an underdog boxer in Rocky, and more. His iconic role in Rocky also earned him two Academy nominations and the cult-hit movie was likewise inducted into the National Film Registry.
Flavin and her long-time hubby Stallone have been sharing a blissful married life since 1997. The two married after years of an on-and-off relationship. Furthermore, they are also proud parents of three daughters. Well, here are many more hidden facts about Sylvester Stallone’s wife Jennifer. Take a sneak peek at the following article!
How old is Jennifer Flavin? Her Early Life and Bio
Flavin is 54-year-old as of 2023. Celebrating her 53rd birthday, her loving spouse Stallone wrote a short sweet message to his wife. He captioned the couple’s adorable image,
“Happy birthday to Jennifer! A fantastic wife and mother! We love you.”
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Jennifer was born on 14th August 1968, in Los Angeles, California. She was raised in West Hills, a residential neighborhood in the western San Fernando Valley.
Jennifer Flavin Parents: Her Father’s Early Demise
Jennifer Flavin is the daughter of Donald Hugh Flavin (father) and Shirley Mae Knudsen (mother). Sadly, her father passed away when Jennifer was only 11 years old. Later on, her then-widow mother Shirley became solely responsible for all her seven children.
Grew up with Her Six Siblings
Flavin has six siblings including her four brothers named Tom, Pat, Shannon, and Mitch. Pat is a computer salesman. On the other hand, she has two sisters, Tricia and Julie Flavin.
Flavin, an active social media user also shares her family photos occasionally, showing their strong familial bond. Back in December 2013, the entrepreneur posted a family photo, featuring her mother, brother Shannon, sister Tricia, and her daughters Sistine and Sophia. The last line of her caption was, “We are having so much fun!”
So, it is safe to say that Sylvester Stallone’s wife is a supportive family member.
Her Ethnic Background
Jenniffer is Caucasian as per her ethnicity and belongs to the American nationality.
Flavin Studied Oceanography at College
Flavin first went to George Ellery Hale Junior High School, followed by El Camino Real Senior High School, in Woodland Hills, California. After that, Jennifer went on to California State University Northridge to study Oceanography.
Who is Sylvester Stallone’s current Wife Jennifer Flavin? Her Professional Career
After her father’s passing, Jennifer had to support herself and really wanted to be financially independent.
Flavin later thought a modeling line would be a better way to embark professionally in. At the age of 19, the hoping model signed with Elite Modeling Agency. At the time, Jennifer did work for several renowned fashion companies too.
Nevertheless, Flavin had to stop her promising modeling career after her skin issues.
She Is the Founder of Serious Skincare Now
Shortly after her skin condition derailed her career, Jennifer went on to involve in a search for an anti-aging skincare solution. She eventually founded the acne-clearing solution SeriousSkincare in Los Angeles, California in 1994. Its best skincare products include anti-wrinkle creams, neck creams, anti-aging eye and face creams, and more.
Furthermore, Serious Skincare’s reads,
“Founded over two decades ago to address acne and problematic skin, Serious Skincare provides sensible and effective solutions to a myriad of skincare and cosmetic issues. The brand creates transformative skincare and cosmetics that are affordable and accessible to all.”
Also, the website has explained how Sylvester’s wife Jennifer has discovered skincare,
“While trying to overcome devastating acne as a young model, co-founder Jennifer Flavin-Stallone discovered Serious Skincare after looking everywhere for a solution. Since then, the line has experienced huge success and is continuing to be an industry leader within the beauty and cosmetic arena.”
Was Jennifer Flavin in Rocky V?
Yes, Jennifer appeared in the 1990 movie Rocky V along with her husband Sylvester and other acting stars like Talia Shire, Burt Young, and more.
Besides, the former occasional actress featured in TV programs like Good Day Live, America Gladiator, and The Contender.
How did Sylvester Stallone Meet Jennifer Flavin? Their 90s Love Story
Jennifer and Sylvester first met at a Beverly Hills restaurant in California in 1988. Their chemistry was so apparent and the duo instantly hit it off. At the time, Jennifer was looking for modeling, whereas, Stallone was at the peak of his career. The two also shared a huge age gap of 23-year. But, it never became a matter for their initial courtship.
Flavin told People about their bonding,
“I’d come over and we’d watch a movie, cook dinner, goof around with the dog, or walk on the beach.”
The two led a happy relationship for about six-year before their brief separation in 1994.
Stallone sent a ‘sloppy’ separation letter to Jennifer to say goodby
In 1994, their long-time relationship ended with a Stallone’s letter sent via FedEx. Talking about the six-page handwritten letter to People in 1994, Stallone’s longtime girlfriend Jennifer described it as “pretty sloppy.” She said,
“He sent me a six-page handwritten letter, in pen. It was pretty sloppy.”
But, not so sloppy, it was also more devasting for her. She said,
“I cried a lot. I called all my friends. And I cleaned my apartment about 5 times. I had so many pictures and things to get rid of.”
The reason behind their separation wasn’t clear in Stallone’s March 11 “Dearest Jennifer” letter. But, a few days later it came to know from her agent at the Elite modeling agency that Stallone had been having an affair with Janice Dickinson, a model photographer.
On Feb 23rd, 1994, Dickinson gave birth to a baby girl, Savannah Rodin. At the time, it was widely reported that the biological father of the baby is Stallone. But after DNA tests, it turned out to be false.
“It hit me like a ton of bricks. I had no idea this was going to happen. We talked about us having children, about when I was going to get pregnant. We were already picking names, marking down names that he liked and I liked.”
But, the former fashion model took the tragedy as a life lesson. She told People,
“Everybody thinks I should still be upset. But since the news I’ve just been carrying on with my life. I mean, we broke up, and it’s a major part of my life. It was hurtful, but you learn by your mistakes, and you pick up the pieces and carry on.”
In addition to Stallone’s brief affair with Dickinson, the Hollywood legend also dated several models. He had a romantic relationship with Angie Everhart in 1995. They were even briefly engaged before the actor rekindled his relationship with Flavin.
Stallone Reunited with His Future Wife Jennifer in 1995
Shortly after his failed engagement to Everhard, Stallone tried to get back with Jennifer who, however, initially refused him. But, the two eventually reconciled in 1995. A year after their dating, they also gave birth to their daughter Sophia Rose who, unfortunately, suffered from a heart ailment.
Jennifer Flavin Wedding With Sylvester Stallone: Are They Still Married?
The couple after years of an on-and-off relationship finally tied the knot on 17th May 1996, in the Penthouse Pavilion of the Dorchester Hotel. Their low-key but elaborate London ceremony was attended by their dozen of close friends and relatives including Flavin’s two sisters Julie and Trisha as well as the pair’s then 9-year-old baby girl was also in attendance.
The duo spent the first night of their marriage in Blenheim Palace, the birthplace of Winston Churchill, where their marriage was also blessed. Talking about his future marital bonding with Jennifer, Stallone gushed,
“I have had two great things happen to me in the past year: the birth of our beautiful daughter Sophia Rose and now my marriage to Jennifer, who is a great mother and I know will be a wonderful wife.”
To celebrate their honeymoon, the then newly-wed duo Jetted to Ireland on May 19.
The duo has now been together as a married couple for over 24 years. On the occasion of their 24th marriage anniversary, Jennifer posted a couple of throwback photos of the couple. She ended the caption with three red heart emojis,
“Happy 24 year wedding anniversary to the love of my life!❤️❤️❤️.”
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The businesswoman is quite open about her enduring relationship with Stallone on her social media handles. She often posts their photos on various occasions like birthdays, anniversaries, and Valentine’s Day.
Celebrating 2019’s Valentine’s Day, Flavin uploaded their first photo which was captured 32 years ago in July 1988. Her caption reads,
“Our first photo taken together 30 years ago! July 1988! LOVE LASTS!”
“Happy Valentine’s Day!”
Jennifer is the mother of Three Daughters
Flavin shares three young daughters with her spouse Stallone. The couple welcomed their first baby girl, Sophia nine months before their 1996 nuptials. On 27th June 1998, their second daughter Sistine Rose Stallone was born.
Sylvester Stallone’s wife Jennifer gave birth to their third daughter, Scarlet Rose Stallone on 25th May 2002, in Los Angeles, California.
Jennifer Flavin Husband Sylvester Stallone’s Previous Marriages
Stallone had been married twice before Jennifer. The once-Hollywood playboy first married Sasha Czack in December 1974. They had also two kids named Sage Moonblood Stallone, born in 1976, and Seargeoh, born in 1979. Sadly, their first son Sage died of heart disease in 2012, whereas, their second kid was diagnosed with autism at a very early age.
Stallone’s marital relationship with Sasha ended in Feb 1985. The same year on 15th December, Sylvester went on to marry a model, Brigitte Nielsen. Their marriage, however, lasted for two years.
What is Jennifer Flavin’s Net Worth?
Her estimated net worth is $10 million as of 2023. She mainly makes money from her skincare business and other business works. On the other hand, Jennifer’s hubby Sylvester has an estimated net worth of $400 million. He has racked such a tremendous fortune from her booming acting career. His movies have grossed over $4 billion worldwide.
Talking about their real estate properties, the couple has a number of highly-expensive properties all over the United States. They primarily reside in their opulent mansion at the top of Beverly Hills called Beverly Park. The property that spreads out over 3.5 acres has a 20,000-square-foot home. Back in early 2021, Stallone listed the property for a staggering $130 million and the actor reduced the price to $85 million in August of the year.