Who is Eddie Money’s daughter? Jesse Money Wiki Bio

Jessica Mahoney was born on Long Island, New York USA, in 1988 – she is a singer, songwriter, and a TV star, but perhaps best known for being the daughter of Eddie Money, a famous singer and songwriter.

Early life and education

Jesse spent her childhood on Long Island where she was raised by her father Eddie and her mother Laurie Money who was a model, producer, and a TV star hersel. Jesse has four brothers called Zachary, Joseph, Julian, and Desmond – the latter two are musicians, while Zachary is a businessman.

While she was still a toddler, Jesse would bring her father water onstage while he was singing, and she eventually became interested in music as well. She attended Westlake High School, and during her junior year began taking singing lessons, while simultaneously learning to play the guitar and the piano.

Career as a singer

Jesse launched her career as a musician at the age of 18, when she became a back-up singer for her father and brother Desmond’s band – she also became a TV personality when she appeared in an episode of the “Rock the Cradle” reality TV show.

In April 2018, she began playing in the “Real Money” reality TV series, which follows the lives of her family, mostly her father’s. In 2019, she appeared alongside her father Eddie in the “Eddie Money: The Real Money Concert” TV show.

Jesse can now play several instruments such as tambourine, piano, guitar, cowbell, and maracas – she is mostly popular for singing some of her father’s hit songs, including “Take Me Home Tonight”, while she can be heard singing other people’s songs as well such as “Turtle Blues” by Janis Joplin.

Love life and relationships

Jesse is currently single, and doesn’t enjoy sharing details of her personal life with the public.

Who was Eddie Money, Jesse’s father?

Edward Joseph Mahoney was born in Brooklyn, New York City USA, on 21 March 1949 – his zodiac sign was Aries and he was holding American nationality. He was a professional singer best known for his songs “Baby Hold On”, “Two Tickets to Paradise”, and “I Wanna Go Back”.

Eddie was born to Irish Catholic parents – Daniel Patrick who was a police offer, and Dorothy Elizabeth who was a housewife.

He spent his early life on Long Island, and started singing in the streets once he turned 11 – he attended a couple of high schools, and was kicked out of one after he forged a report card. He was part of several rock bands, mostly because it helped him date cheerleaders, and eventually matriculated from Island Trees High School. Following in his father and grandfather’s footsteps, he joined the New York City Police Department, but quit in 1968 and launched his career as a musician – as he stated in an interview – ‘I couldn’t see myself in a police uniform for 20 years of my life, with short hair’.

Eddie Money

In the same year, he moved to Berkeley in California where he started using Eddie Money as his professional name, and worked several odd jobs to support himself, such as selling bell-bottomed trousers.

He began performing in clubs around the San Francisco Bay Area, signed a contract with Columbia Records, and released his first album in 1977 – he sang before Santana at Boston Music Hall in 1978, and in the upcoming years appeared in several TV shows, such as “The Midnight Special” and “Solid Gold”.

In 1983, he released the “Where’s the Party?” album which was rather unsuccessful, but his 1986 album “Can’t Hold Back” became a success and was certified platinum. His “Nothing to Lose” album was released in 1988, featuring the hits “Walk on Water” and “The Love in Your Eyes”. In 2008, he was inducted into the Long Island Music Hall of Fame.

Eddie was a bit of an actor too, as he played a tiny role in the “Wonderland” documentary movie in 1997, appeared in a single episode of “The Drew Carey Show” in 1999, and in May 2002 in an episode of “The King of Queens” TV series.

He started hosting “Money in the Morning” TV show in October 2011, and in 2018 had a small role in “The Kominsky Method” TV series.

He married 11-years-younger Margo Lee Walker in 1984, but the marriage was short-lived, and he went on to marry Jesse’s mother Laurie Harris in 1989. They renewed their wedding vows just three months before Eddie died, on 13 September 2019 in a Los Angeles hospital, due to complications with cancer.

Jesse’s likes and interests

  • Jesse grew up listening to music – P!nk was the artist who influenced her the most – and watching movies; her favorite actor is Leonardo DiCaprio and his “Titanic” and “Catch Me If You Can” movies.
  • She enjoys travelling, with Greece being her dream holiday destination thanks to its beaches.
  • She likes reading while travelling, and some of her favorite books are “The Shack” and “Cross Roads” by William Paul Young.
  • In her free time, Jesse likes going shopping for clothes.
  • Her favorite ‘color’ is white.
  • She is very fond of tasting different cuisines, and her favorite is continental food.
  • She is a big lover of animals and has a pet cat and a cat dog.

11 years performing alongside my daughter, Jesse. Fortunate to be able to be able to do what I love with the ones I love the most!It doesn’t get much better than that.

Posted by Eddie Money on Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Appearance and net worth

Jesse is 31 years old. She has long blonde hair, blue eyes, is 5ft 5ins (1.65m) tall, and weighs around 127lbs (58kgs). Her vital statistics are 36-28-38, and she wears shoes size seven. Her net worth is over $500,000, while her father’s net worth was $20 million at the time of his death.

Author

Benjy is currently a reporter for BiographyPedia based in Adelaide, Australia. Prior to joining BiographyPedia in July 2019, he was a Bizarre TV reporter and theatre critic at TheSun. Benjy has also written for DailyMail and TMZ. Benjy studied journalism at Goldsmiths University of London, graduating in 2009. You can contact him at [email protected]raphypedia.org.

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