Some people gain fame because of their relationship with famous people. However, today’s topic is about a personality who rose to fame on her own despite being the wife of a popular actor. The topic is about non-other than fashion enthusiast and wife of American actor Titus Welliver, Jose Stemkens.
Jose is a Holland-based former model and fashion consultant. She is also the owner of Sunrise Fashion consulting, who gained fame after marrying TV series, Lost actor Titus Welliver.
Early Life of Jose Stemkens
Jose Stemkens was born in Africa on December 29th, 1987 in Tembisa, South Africa. Her parents raised her with two siblings, a sister, and a brother.
Jose, moreover, started her career from her school days. When she was in her school, Jose worked at a store named Hari Multi-Chain Store in Holland. She also worked as the clerk in the wholesale fashion house and rose through ranks before becoming an assistant manager. Later, she got promoted to store manager, which marked the beginning of her career.
Jose’s hard work paid off as she joined a brand name Espirit which specialized in casual wear. She worked for a decade with the international brands at their Hongkong based branch. Later, she became an account manager for The Great China Wall, an International fashion brand known for its casual wear.
Jose’s experience, in addition, helped her to become President of a Dutch company where she expanded its product to the US. Four years later, she launched a company, Sunrise Fashion Consulting. Her company became an instant hit and collaborated with other companies like Cocurata, Lui Jo, Superfine, and Freddy with Global Outreach.
Relationship With Husband, Titus Welliver
Jose married American actor Titus Welliver Calabasas, California, on Friday, April 11. They tied the knot in the presence of their friends and family members. Jose’s mother and siblings also attended the wedding. Alongside Titus, children from his previous marriage were present at the wedding.
The star further looked happy on her wedding photos, where she wore a white dress by Herve Leger for the special occasion. The flowers came from Tiana Scharf’s Exotic Green Garden, and the band Trash Honey thoroughly entertained guests.
Regarding Titus, he is famous for his role as Man in Black in the television series Lost, which aired in 2004. The actor worked along with Evangeline Lilly, Josh Holloway, and Jorge Garcia, among others, in the series. He also starred in other movies and series like Deadwood, Sons of Anarchy, Bosch.
Filed For Divorce
Everything was fine until 2019, when Titus field for divorce from Jose after being together for five years. According to reports, Jose’s husband Titus filed for the divorce in Los Angeles County Superior Court.
Even if Titus they are separated, the court has not finalized their divorce yet.
Jose is Titu’s Fifth wife
Jose Stemkens was married to a Veteran actor as his fifth wife. Her husband was previously married to Heather Wielandt and Dani Sexton. After two failed marriages, he tied the knot to Joanna Heimbold from 1998 to 2004. The couple together shares two children, two sons. Their first kid, Eamonn Lorcan CharlesWelliver, was born on 20th May 1999 while, second, Quinn Welliver in 2002.
After the separation from the third wife, he went to start a conjugal life with producer Elizabeth W. Alexander. They were together for seven years from 2005 to 2012 until her death in 2012 due to breast cancer. They have a child, Cora McBride Walling Welliver, born in 2006. And two years later, he united with Jose but shares no kids yet.
Net worth- $1 million
Jose Stemkens is a self-made millionaire with a net worth of $1 million. She accumulated this amount from hard work over many years as a fashion enthusiast. She also makes bucks from her company, Sunrise fashion Consulting. Moreover, her annual salary is around $80,000 as per various tabloids. Her income will only rise in the future.
Regarding her actor husband Titu, he has a fortune of $4 million, which came from his career as an actor. He is active in the industry for years and has earned an impressive amount from the movies and TV series.