- Ava Sambora is the only child of Heather Locklear
- He holds a BA in psychology and a Masters Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy
- She has been dating her boyfriend Tyler Farrar since 2019
Now Sambora is the spitting image to his mother Heather Locklear. The legendary actress was a staple of 80s and 90s television, known for her roles in shows like Melrose area. Throughout her career, Heather, 61, has only one child: Ava, 25. Now an adult, Ava is just like her star mom, and even a little follows her in the field of modeling and acting. Find out everything you need to know about Ava Locklear here!
Ava’s dad is a rock legend
While Ava’s mother is a major film and TV star, her father is also an iconic musician: Richie Sambora, 64.. While Heather was a star in a bunch of movies and TV shows, her father impressed audiences as the lead guitarist of Bon Jovi for about 30 years. Richie and Heather married in 1994, but separated in 2006, before their divorce was finalized the following year. The couple welcomed their daughter in 1997.
He borrowed his mom’s wardrobe
While it’s no secret that Ava very much like her mother, he also showed that he is very happy to borrow his mom’s style! He teased taking t-shirts from his mom’s closet on social media, sharing a photo of himself rocking a vintage Bon Jovi shirt from his mom in May 2020. In the Instagram caption, he joked about borrowing Heather’s t-shirt. “I got this from my mom (Like I literally got this shirt from my mom’s closet),” she wrote.
He studied psychology in college and has a masters
While she may share her mom’s good looks, Ava has shown that she is interested in taking a different career path than Heather. He announced through Instagram that she graduated from Loyola Marymount University with a BA in psychology and a minor in Women’s and Gender Studies in May 2020.
He also earned a Master’s Degree. He used to be Office has partnered that she is going to the University of Southern California for grad school to study Marriage and Family Therapy, and proudly posted about her graduation in May 2023! Heather was also beaming with happiness on social media as she posted an image of Ava’s degree, writing, “Thank you for all the likes. I did nothing for this therapist. She is a gem…. I hope he can help anyone who is struggling. I’ve been there.”
He loves acting
Although she pursued a career in psychology, Ava also did some acting work under her mom and dad’s last name. He appeared in TV shows Fresh on the Boat and Good luck Charlieas well as movies It is 40 and A Dark Enemy. Recently, he also appeared in an upcoming short Room 13according to IMDb.
Ava opens up about being an actress in a 2019 interview with Wingman magazine. “When I took acting classes I really knew I had found what I wanted to do. It was always a hobby, but eventually, I narrowed it down, and honestly, I’ve known ever since that I’m seven years old,” he said.
He has a girlfriend
Ava often shares her amazing outfits on Instagram, but she also often posts photos with her boyfriend Tyler Farrar. Although it is not clear how long they have been dating, she seems to have posted her first picture with him back in March 2019. They seem to be going strong, with Ava sharing a picture of the couple vacationing in San Francisco in May 2022.
He has an Instagram for aesthetics
Meanwhile, Ava’s main Instagram account is filled with amazing photos of her with family and friends, in addition to beautiful outfits. He also has an alternate account, where he shares “Aesthetically pleasing content that makes me smile,” as he puts it in his bio. The account, called October 4th (which is his birthday), features a variety of different photos, from beautiful sunsets to photos of him in great settings. .
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