Who is Mark Hoppus' wife Skye Everly? How Blink 182 bassist turned her NO into an 18-year love story
Blink-182 bassist Mark Hoppus shocked fans as he revealed on June 23 that he is battling cancer and undergoing chemotherapy. Heartbroken fans showered the singer with love and support on social media, wishing him a speedy recovery. "Dear G-d, please let Mark Hoppus stay. He has a wife and kid and they need him so much more than I do, but I think I need him, too," a fan tweeted.
Hoppus revealed his diagnosis on his Instagram story, where he mentioned, "It sucks and I'm scared, and at the same time I'm blessed with incredible doctors and family and friends to get me through this." The singer also posted a photo of himself in what appeared to be a doctor's office, with the remark, "Hello, yes. One cancer treatment, please." The photo showed him with an IV drip attached to his arm. Hoppus is believed to be a resident of Beverly Hills, California, where he lives with his wife Skye Everly and son Jack Hoppus. He is best known as the co-lead vocalist and bassist of the rock band Blink-182 that enthralled audiences through the 1990s. Currently, the band continues to perform with Hoppus, drummer Travis Barker, and vocalist Matt Skiba.
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Dear G-d, please let Mark Hoppus stay. He has a wife and kid and they need him so much more than I do, but I think I need him, too. pic.twitter.com/ISPFpIbNjR— Collotype (@collotype) June 24, 2021
The Blink 182 co-lead singer's revelation comes on the heels of several celebrities who have also shared their cancer diagnosis. Some of these celebrities include wrestling announcer Don West and actor James Michael Tyler.
Who is Mark Hoppus' wife?
Mark Hoppus married Skye Everly in 2000 and the couple has spent two decades together in love and marital bliss. Their son Jack Hoppus was born in 2002, two years after their wedding.
Their love story began in a rather unconventional way, as Everly had initially refused to go out with Hoppus. He later shared how they actually met through former band member Tom DeLonge. "Tom (DeLonge) always used to embarrass me. Any girl he'd talk to, he'd say, 'Hey, you wanna go on a date with Mark?' He asked Skye, my wife, who looked at me and said 'No.' That's how it all started."
At that time, Skye was working as a talent executive with MTV and the couple met during a rehearsal for the video of 'All the Small Things'. Everly worked for MTV for nearly 10 years till her marriage. A graduate from Pepperdine University, she decided to switch careers and become a designer after motherhood. She later founded Childish Clothing, which sells kids' clothes and maternity wear. Everly is also the author of the book 'Rock Star Momma', which addresses styling and fashion during pregnancy.
"I stopped working because being pregnant and going to clubs to scout for bands was not such a great fit. But I just couldn’t sit still. I had to do something. I also had a problem: I couldn’t find cool clothes that looked good on my ever-expanding body. I started off designing jeans without that ugly stretchy belly band, so you could even wear them after you had the baby," she once shared about the inspiration behind her clothing label.
Everly regularly shares romantic photos with her husband on her social media, celebrating their beautiful love story. Though she is yet to make any public comment about Hoppus' cancer diagnosis, fans believe that she is tirelessly supporting him through such tough times.