Jenna Jameson and Jessi Lawless tied the knot on May 23, 2023
Meet Jenna Jameson’s wife.
The former adult film star tied the knot with Jessi Lawless in Las Vegas on May 23. The couple started dating in January, but have known each other for over a year.
“I’ve found the person I really should have always been with,” Jameson told PEOPLE about her enterprising wife. “I try to think through my mind why I ever dated or married men, and it’s a selfish and bad thing to say, but I think my driving force was kids,” the mother-of-three added.
Like Jameson, Lawless is no stranger to the public eye. The entrepreneur, a retired hair stylist who nowadays returns to her former profession for charity events, also serves as a social media personality. Lawless is active on Instagram and TikTok and has more than three million followers on both platforms combined.
Both are sure to keep their followers updated on their relationship with photos often accompanied by sweet captions written for each other. They are also very supportive of each other.
“She’s probably the strongest human being I’ve ever met in my life,” Lawless told PEOPLE about Jameson, while Lawless said there’s nothing like being in her wife’s “inspiring” company.
Keep scrolling for everything you need to know about Jameson’s wife, Jessi Lawless.
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She worked as a hairdresser in Florida
Born in Alabama, Lawless grew up in a small town before moving to Florida at age 17. She lived there for 22 years before moving to Las Vegas where she currently lives with her wife.
Although Lawless was born in Alabama, she and the Sunshine State go back even further. “I was conceived in Panama City Beach, Spring Break 1982 after my mom won a bikini contest,” Lawless told PEOPLE with a laugh.
Prior to moving to Las Vegas, Lawless—nicknamed “Flawless Lawless”—worked as a hairdresser in Cocoa Beach, using her craft in part to host charity events to give back. In addition to her work as a hairdresser, she hosts her own podcast (titled, Born lawless) and co-owns Savage Sip Coffee.
She has a huge following on TikTok
Lawless has garnered quite a following on social media, with nearly 3 million followers on TikTok and Instagram. According to her website, she is known online for her “unabashed approach to life advice and has built a reputation for resilience and tenacity.”
Lawless — who posts a variety of content ranging from blunt (yet motivational) pep talks to comedic lifestyle videos — “hopes to inspire her audience to overcome adversity through positivity and determination.”
TikTok holds a special meaning for both Lawless and Jameson, as the former adult star found the social media personality star while scrolling, after which Jameson eventually reached out to her on her Instagram page.
Lawless admitted to PEOPLE that it took her a while to realize who Jameson was. “Who Is This Jenna Can’t Lose?” she recalls reading the star’s social media handle. “It’s Jenna f—— Jameson. Oh my God. Okay, get your s— together.”
Jameson added: “I had a crush on Jessi for a long time because she’s quite big on TikTok and I love TikTok. I just scroll at night when I’m trying to calm down, and I just loved her take on things, I was dealing with So I started commenting on her en masse to get her attention, and it seemed to have worked.”
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Her father walked Jenna down the aisle
Lawless and Jameson tied the knot at Nevada’s Little Church of the West, the same place where the former model’s parents exchanged their vows. The newlyweds have plans to throw a bigger wedding in the future, but for now Lawless told PEOPLE they are “running and shooting.” She added, “Very Las Vegas.”
Only a few people in the couple’s inner circle attended the intimate Vegas ceremony. Lawless told PEOPLE her dad was there and “led Jenna down the aisle [since] her father passed away.”
“I was standing there waiting for her, and I looked at the back of the church and I saw her standing there and I looked at my dad and I said, ‘Daddy.’ And he looked at me and I said, ‘Now go walk Jenna down the aisle,'” Lawless explained.
Jenna plans to take her last name
Lawless and Jameson sealed the deal very quickly after they got engaged, an intimate moment that took place in the “privacy” of their own bed
“We were in bed and we were just talking, and I had the ring, I had the ring for a minute,” Lawless — who proposed to Jameson — told PEOPLE.
“I reached for my nightstand and I pulled it out and I walked over to her side of the bed and I got down on one knee and I told her she was the most incredible woman I’d ever met and I couldn’t think of anything better than her becoming my wife,” she recalled.
Jameson plans to legally take her wife’s surname.
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She and Jenna compliment each other
Lawless and Jameson recognize that they are very different from each other, but they know that they complement each other at the same time. In fact, Jameson — who calls herself “Jessi’s Girl” on Instagram — considers their differences “a good network.”
“I’m kind of balls to the wall and I ride the wave of my emotions,” Jameson shared with PEOPLE. “I just want what I want. And Jessi is very reserved and she thinks everything through, so it’s definitely a good network, because she’s grounding me and I’m lighting a fire under her a….”
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