Is Joan Jett married? The singer has famously dodged lesbian rumors for years. She has never talked about a boyfriend or a husband. She has collected a net worth of $7 million from her career as a rock star and occasional actress.
Was Joan Jett ever married?
Jett has been cautious about sharing her personal life details with fans throughout her career. She hasn’t revealed whether she has ever gotten married.
The rock and roll icon has had several boyfriends over the years. In 1974, she dated radio personality, Danny Bonaduce. In the late 70s, she was romantically linked to Tom Petersson, Billy Idol, and John Lydon.
Is Joan Jett a lesbian?
Although having dated several women, Jett has never confirmed or denied the rumors of her being a lesbian. In an interview with Out magazine in 1994, she said,
“I’m not saying no, I’m not saying yes, I’m saying believe what you want. Assume away—go ahead.”
In 1976, she dated her bandmate, Cherie Currie. Their relationship was documented in the Joan Jett biopic The Runaways in 2010.
She has also been in relationships with other women such as Dee Dee Ramone, Stephanie Adams, Pleasant Gehman and Lisa Curland. She also supposedly dated Carmen Electra.
When asked about how she feels about fans saying she’s bisexual or a lesbian, she replied,
“I guess they’ve always said those kinds of things to a degree anyway. Anyone who wants to know who I am can just read my lyrics. I’ve always written about who I am.”
Joan Jett net worth 2018
Jett entered the music industry when she was 15. She formed The Runaways with Sandy West, Cherie Currie, Jackie Fox, and Lita Ford. Although failing to impress critics then, the band is considered one of the most influential music groups in rock music. They broke up in 1979.
Jett began a solo career and founded her own company called Blackheart Records a year later. She made a breakthrough with the album I Love Rock n Roll in 1982.
In the following years, she released more successful albums and also tried her hands in acting, earning a multimillion net worth along the way. Her net worth is estimated to be $7 million, but it’s most likely much higher than that.