Tiernan Cowling is the ex-wife of Steve Aoki. Tiernan Cowling’s ex-husband Aoki is an American DJ, record producer, music programmer, record executive, and heir to his father Rocky Aoki’s fortune from the Benihana restaurant franchise. In 2012, Pollstar designated Aoki as the highest-grossing electronic dance music artist in North America from tours.
Tiernan Cowling: Bio Summary
|Ex-wife of Steve Aoki
|32 years old as of 2023
|Date of Birth
|Place of Birth
Tiernan Cowling is the ex-wife of Steve Aoki. She was born in the year 1991 in Australia. As of 2023, she is 32 years old. Her ex-husband is 45 years old. Tiernan Cowling is an Australian model and a fashion fanatic. The ex-wife of Steve Aoki studied in New York at the Fashion Institute of Technology and was educated in ‘Professional Studies and Brand Management.’
After finishing her education, Tiernan became a model for ‘Next Models LA’ for almost five years, specializing in print and commercial modeling. The beautiful model stands at a height of 5’ 10” (178 cm). She has the classic Aussie features, blue eyes, and beautiful blond hair.
How did Tiernan Cowling and Steve Aoki meet?
The couple has not given any information related to the circumstances under which they meet. However, Aoki and the Australian model Tiernan Cowling were engaged in 2010. They later married on the Hawaiian island of Maui in 2015. After being engaged for over 5 years, they got married in a beautiful ceremony in the presence of their friends, family, and loved ones. When they got married, the couple has been seen all loved up at so many events.
Reports emerged in late 2017 suggesting that apparently, the couple had unfortunately divorced. What was the reason behind the divorce? One of the first reports came from Britain’s newspaper ‘The Sun.’ The source told the publication stated ‘Aoki’s volume of touring would put a strain on any relationship.
Where is Tiernan now?
After making waves in the modeling industry, Tiernan changed her work focus and started working behind the scenes. The model now works in the fashion industry, more specifically, clothing. She was the Creative Director of Steve’s clothing line, ‘Dim Mak Collection.’
Dim Mak started as an independent, Los Angeles-based record label, events company, and lifestyle brand founded by Steve Aoki in 1996. The label has released music under the genres of punk, indie rock, hardcore, hip hop, and electronic dance music.
The ‘Dim Mak Collection’ was launched to the public in 2014 and it also shared Tiernan Cowling’s ex-husband, Aoki’s vision; a fashion label dedicated to adrenaline junkies as well as the punk skate culture.
In 2016, Cowling became an Assistant Buyer for Kirna Zabete, a luxury women’s clothing fashion brand owned by Beth Buccini.
Tiernan Cowling’s ex-husband Steve Aoki
He graduated from Newport Harbor High School in 1995, where he was a player on the varsity badminton team. He is of Japanese descent, the third child of Rocky Aoki and Chizuru Kobayashi. His father was a former wrestler who also founded the restaurant chain Benihana.
Tiernan Cowling’s ex-husband, Aoki has remixed many artists and bands, including The Jackson 5, Drake, Kanye West, Eminem, Lil Wayne, Mike Posner, Girls Generation, All American Rejects, Refused, The Killers, Bassnectar, Lenny Kravitz, Bloc Party, Snoop Dogg, Robin Thicke, S.P.A., Kid Cudi, Fërnando Oviedo, Chester French, BTS, and Peaches.
He remixed the track “The Wind Blows” that features on the UK edition of The All-American Rejects’ 2008 album When The World Comes Down. On November 10, 2009, he released a remix of Drake’s song “Forever”. The song features Drake, Kanye West, Lil Wayne, and Eminem. The track made it to the top of Hype Machine’s chart in December 2009.
Aoki has made appearances in the media, notably in video games, television, and music videos. His interest in gaming led him to co-owning the esports company Rogue. He was featured in the video games NBA 2K8 and NBA 2K9 as a special celebrity player, even though he admits to being terrible at basketball. He makes cameos in the videos for Cobra Starship’s 2007 single “Send My Love to the Dancefloor, I’ll See You in Hell (Hey Mister DJ)” and The Sounds’ single “Tony the Beat”.
Tiernan Cowling’s ex-husband made a cameo appearance in rapper Kid Cudi’s video “Just What I Am”. On July 1, 2016, it was announced that Aoki would make an appearance as both a musical contributor and non-playable character in the video game Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2.