Jonathan Raven Ocasek: Untold Facts About Rick Ocasek’s Son

By Samikshya Bhattarai | Updated on September 29, 2022
Facts reviewed by Editor at Celebrity Digest
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    Jonathan Raven Ocasek is a well-known star kid. He is mainly known by his celebrity father, Ric Ocasek, a late American singer and songwriter, and his mother, Paulina Porizkova, an American model, actress, and author with a good image in the entertainment industry.

    Despite all of the fame, Ric’s son dislikes being in the limelight. He is a very private person and hasn’t shared any personal information. Many of his fans and well-wishers are left wondering about his early life including his birth details, siblings, and more. Similarly, is the celebrity son dating anyone in 2022? What does Jonathan do for a living? There are indeed a lot of queries surrounding Paulina’s son.

    So, without any further ado, let’s explore every bit of information surrounding Ric Ocasek’s son Jonathan Raven Ocasek including his career and net worth.

    Where Was Jonathan Raven Ocasek Born? Short-Bio On Ric Ocasek’s Son

    Jonathan Ocasek was born in the United States on November 4, 1993, to Ric Ocasek and Paulina Porizkove. As of 2022, he is 28 years old and his star sign is Scorpio.

    Similarly, talking about his racial background, he belongs to mixed ethnicity where his father Ric has Irish and Czech ancestry and his mother has a Moravian origin.

    Furthermore, talking about his maternal grandparents, he is the grandson of Anna Porizkova and Jiri Pořízek.

    What is His Height?

    He is roughly around 6 feet tall.

    His Educational Details

    Jonathan is a well-educated individual. After completing high school, according to his LinkedIn profile, he joined the University of Chicago from 2012 to 2016, earning a Bachelor’s degree in Arts, which he passed with a 3.44 GPA. Likewise, he later joined New York University where Ric’s son earned a Master’s degree in Game and Interactive Media Design with a 3.8 GPA.

    Jonathan Raven Ocasek Has One Sibling and Four Half Siblings

    He has only one biological sibling named Oliver Orion Ocasek. Oliver was born on May 23, 1998. He is currently 24 years old and is 5 years younger than Jonathan. He has walked in his father’s footsteps and is currently working as a composer.

    Jonathan with his biological brother and father
    Jonathan with his late father and only biological brother

    Similarly, Jonathan Raven Ocasek has four half-siblings from his father’s previous marriages. Ric Ocasek was married to Constance and from their relationship, they had two sons Christopher Ocasek and Adam Ocasek. Jonathan’s half-brother Christopher is also a singer and musician just like their late father. The ex-pair decided to end their relationship in 1971.

    The same year, Ric married Suzanne Otcasek and was together for 17 years. Likewise, from their relationship, they had two sons Eron Ocasek and Derek Ocasek. Eron is an actor, however, Derek’s profession is still unknown.

    Jonathan Raven Ocasek’s Career: He Is a Game Designer

    Being born to celebrity parents, everyone thinks their children would follow in their parent’s footsteps. But Jonathon is quite different. He has followed his heart and is currently working as a Unity Game Developer at a software development company called Akrew.

    Similarly, after graduation, Ocasek worked as a Youth Facilitator at Hexacago Health Academy and later became a Quality Assurance Engineer from October 2018 to September 2019. Jonathon also worked as a Game Design Intern and also as an Independent Game Developer from 2016 to 2021.

    Jonathan Raven Ocasek is a game designer
    The star kid is a game designer by profession.

    Furthermore, as we said earlier, Paulina Porizkove’s son is not interested in show business. Nevertheless, he doesn’t shy from appearing in front of the camera as he has been spotted multiple times with his parents on the red carpet.

    Likewise, Jonathan’s mother praises him a lot and admires him for being kind, gentle, and smart. She once wrote,

    “He is compassionate and gentle and incredibly kind — as well as super smart,” “His name starts with a J.”

    A Little Details About Jonathan’s Parents: When Did They Marry?

    Jonathan Raven Ocasek’s father and mother first crossed their paths during the shooting for the music video for the song ‘Drive.’ It was love at first sight as both of them felt some sort of connection and soon started seeing each other.

    Similarly, after dating one another for some time, they decided to take their relationship to the next level so the lovebirds got hitched on August 23, 1989. However, many eyebrows were raised as the duo had a huge age gap of 21 years.

    Jonathan's parents are both renowned celebrities
    Actress Paulina with her late husband Ric Ocasek

    Despite all of that, the couple had a great bond and as you already know they even shared two sons. Their marriage was going strong as they were together for almost three decades. Many of their fans and well-wishers hoped that the duo would be together until death did them part.

    But destiny had other plans as the couple decided to walk their separate ways in 2017. Jonathan’s mother shared the news of their separation via her Instagram where she wrote,

    “When the four of us are together, we can go wherever the road takes us. But as a bicycle, my husband and I no longer pedal in unison. So we’re ditching the bicycle.”

    After the divorce, Jonathan’s mom is still single and hasn’t been in any kind of relationship. Likewise, his father was also single until his death on September 15, 2019. According to the doctors, his death was natural. However, he was suffering from hypertensive heart and coronary artery disease.

    Jonathan Raven’s Relationship Status: Is He Dating His Girlfriend?

    It is impossible to say whether Jonathan is single, married, or dating at present. However, after going through his mother’s Instagram, we can confidently say that Jonathan Raven Ocasek was previously in a relationship with his girlfriend named Erin.

    Jonathan Raven Ocasek girlfriend Erin
    Jonathan with his lover, Erin

    The couple’s relationship was out after Paulina posted a picture of them on Jonathan’s 25 birthday in 2018, where his bae wrote,

    “Happy 25th birthday to one of the best people I have the privilege to know, my son Jonathan. He makes me feel like a good mom, and I can’t think of anything more flattering. Here with his wonderful girlfriend, Erin, who took him out in the town to celebrate.”

    Nevertheless, the two have since been quite silent about their relationship, leaving no evidence of whether the couple is still together or has decided to part ways.

    How Rich Is Jonathan? Details On His Net Worth

    He is estimated to have a total net worth of $1 million in 2022. He has accumulated his fortune working as a Unity Game Designer and a former Quality Assurance Engineer.

    On the other hand, his father Ric Ocasek was estimated to have a total fortune of $40 million before his death. Similarly, his mother Paulina Porizkova’s fortune is $10 million.


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