Jane Benyo is a celebrity wife, who got the attention of media after she married the famous rock musician Tom Petty. Her ex-husband, Tom was a legendary frontman of the rock band Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers. They were together for twenty long years but had a lot of problems, mostly based on drug abuse and depression by both Tom and Jane. So, the couple divorced in 1996.
This celebrity spouse was born as Jane Ann Benyo in Gainesville, Florida. However, her date of birth is yet to disclose. Besides, there is no information updated about her early life, parents & siblings.
As her date of birth is unavailable, it is difficult to speculate her exact age. She might be in her 70's. Jane holds American nationality & belongs to the white ethical society.
Concerning the academic qualification, Jane Benyo attended Gainesville High School where she met her late husband, Tom Petty.
Benyo’s professional life is yet to reveal whereas her ex-husband, Tom was a singer and a songwriter by profession. He was a lead singer of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers band. Before his death, Tom gave numbers of songs and albums.
Jane has not disclosed the information about her career, thus, there is also no information updated on her salary & net worth. After her divorce, she got her fair share although there are no exact details regarding the amount, it is assumed that it was in millions.
Jane Benyo is also expected to receive a share of Petty's fortune that was estimated at around $95 million before his death. In 2018, Petty's family sold their California house for $5 million.
As mentioned above, Jane was previously married to Tom Petty. Benyo was just a teenager when she met her future husband, and they started dating when they were in high schools. After dating for months, they finally exchanged their vows on 26th March 1974 in a private ceremony attended by their friends and families.
The couple shares two children, daughters Adria Petty (born in 1974) and Kimberly Violette Petty. The couples' first daughter, Adria is a fashion designer and an artist. However, the couple failed to handle their married life and citing some irreconcilable differences, the duo ended their 22 years long marriage in 1996.
Jane used to find herself alone due to which she tried to kill her several times by using drugs due to her isolation and loneliness. Similarly, her spouse also became a victim of drug and was an alcohol abuser as well as a heroin addict.
After divorce, Jane has led a low-key life, away from the media spotlight and all the problems that marked her life. On the other hand, her ex-spouse, Tom married his second wife Dana York on 3 June 2001 whom he encountered years back.
Besides, the legendary singer Petty died in 2017, and the reason behind his death is determined to be cardiac arrest. He was 66 years old when he left the world. After the death of Tom, Jane re-emerged in the media.