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Jonathan Dwight Jones Wiki Biography
Jonathan Dwight “Jon” Jones was born on the 19th July 1987, in Rochester, New York State, USA. He is best known for being a professional mixed martial artist, who currently fights in the light-heavyweight (205 lb) division in the UFC Championship, and is considered to be one of the greatest fighters in the world. His career has been active since 2008.
Have you ever wondered how rich Jon Bones Jones is, as of mid-2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Jones’ net worth is over $10 million, with the main source of this amount of money being his professional career in the sports industry as a mixed martial artist. Another source of his wealth is coming from having his own line in shoes.
Jon Bones Jones Net Worth $10 Million
Jon Bones Jones was born to a father who was a pastor at a Pentecostal church in Endicott, New York, and mother, who worked as a nurse. He spent his childhood with three siblings; his older brother is Arthur, a professional American Football player for the Indianapolis Colts, while his younger brother is Chandler, who is also a professional footballer for the Arizona Cardinals. He attended Union-Endicott High School, after which he became a student of Criminal Justice at Iowa Central Community College, but soon after he decided to leave education and begin pursuing his MMA career.
Jon`s career as a professional MMA fighter began in April 2008, defeating Brad Bernard by TKO in the first round at the event FFP: Untamed 20 held in Boxborough, Massachusetts. His UFC debut came in August the same year, defeating Anre Gusmao at the UFC: 87 held in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He continued successfully with his career, recording two consecutive victories until his first loss, against Matt Hamill in 2009.
He recovered from the loss, and continued to line up success, after success, defeating Brandon Vera, Vladimir Matyushenko, and Ryan Bader. In 2011 he won the UFC Light-Heavyweight Championship, defeating Mauricio Rua by TKO, which certainly increased his net worth by a large margin. He defended the title in the next eight matches, against fighters such as Quinton Jackson, Lyoto Machida, Rashad Evans, Vitor Belfort, Chael Sonnen, Alexander Gustafsson, Glover Teixeira, and Daniel Cormier, which further added to Jon`s net worth.
Most recently, he became the UFC Light Heavyweight Champion, winning the fight against Ovince Saint Preux by unanimous decision. This also lifted his net worth to a large degree.
Thanks to his skills, Jon has received several awards, and accolades, including the Fight of the Night four time, then MMA award as the Breakthrough Fighter of the Year, and Fighter of the Year three consecutive years in 2011, 2012, and 2013. Jon also holds the record for being the youngest UFC Champion at 23 years and 242 days old, and he also has the most wins in the UFC light heavyweight division with 16. He was briefly stripped of his title in 2015 when accused on a charge of hit-and-run.
Speaking about his personal life, Jon Bones Jones is engaged to Jessie, with whom he has three daughters. Their current residence is in Ithaca, New York. In free time he is active on his own Twitter account, where he has over 1.3 million followers.
|Net Worth||$10 Million|
|Date Of Birth||July 19, 1987|
|Place Of Birth||Rochester, New York, United States|
|Height||6 ft 4 in (193 cm)|
|Weight||205 lb (93 kg; 14.6 st)|
|Siblings||Chandler Jones, Arthur Jones, Carmen Jones|