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Mick Jones (Foreigner) Net Worth

Mick Jones (Foreigner) Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Michael Leslie Jones net worth is
$25 Million

Michael Leslie Jones Wiki Biography

Michael Leslie Jones was born on the 27th December 1944, in Portsmouth, Hampshire, UK, and is a guitarist, composer and producer, probably best known as the guitarist of the bands Spooky Tooth and Foreigner. Jones has been active in the entertainment industry since 1961.

How much is the net worth of Mick Jones? It has been calculated by authoritative sources that the outright size of his wealth is as much as $25 million, as of the data presented in the middle of 2016. Music is the main source of Jones popularity wealth.

Mick Jones (Foreigner) Net Worth $25 Million

To begin with, Jones was inspired by Elvis Presley to pursue a career in music. He started in late 1960, as a member of the instrumental rock ‘n’ roll band Nero and the Gladiators. The group released two singles that had minor success in England in 1961. After the group disbanded, Mick went to France and obtained the position of a guitarist in the orchestra of Eddie Vartan, and at the same time he worked with the younger sister of the latter, Sylvie Vartan. Then from 1965 to 1974, Mick Jones was the official guitarist for Johnny Hallyday. He accompanied the French rocker on stage until 1970, and collaborated with him recording albums until 1974. Mick Jones was not only an instrumentalist for Hallyday, but also a composer of some thirty sings often written in collaboration with Tommy Brown, with whom he shared the task of conductor. Later, he joined Gary Wright to form Wonderwheel. His net worth was well established.

In 1973, Jones and Wright re-formed Spooky Tooth, and released studio albums “You Broke My Heart So I Busted Your Jaw” (1973), “Witness” (1973) and “The Mirror” (1974). After that Jones was a member of the Leslie West Band. He also played on Peter Frampton’s album “Wind of Change” (1972), and on “Dark Horse” (1974) for George Harrison. In 1976, he formed the band Foreigner with Ian McDonald, the soul of the first album of King Crimson and Lou Gramm. Jones co-produced all the band’s albums and co-wrote most of their songs with Gramm. In 1984, Jones wrote the song “I Want To Know What Love Is” for Foreigner, which was a huge success, topping the charts in the USA, UK, Canada, Australia and some European countries – the single was eventually certified platinum. However, tensions were growing within the group during the 1980s, caused by differences in musical taste between Gramm who preferred hard rock, and Jones – more inclined towards synthesizers. Lou Gramm left the band in 1989, to return in 1991.

In 1989, Jones compiled his only, self-titled solo album under the of label Atlantic Records, which included among others Billy Joel, Carly Simon, Simon Kirke from Bad Company and Foreigner’s Dennis Elliott. The same year, the guitarist collaborated with Eric Clapton for the disc of the latter “Journeyman”. He wrote the lyrics of “Bad Love”, the song composed and performed by Eric Clapton, with Phil Collins on drums and Pino Palladino on bass, with Clapton being awarded the Grammy for the Best Male Rock Vocal Performance for the song. Overall, all the above mentioned engagements have increased the total size of Mick Jones’ net worth, and which as steadily increased over the years in collaboration with others in Foreigner.

Finally, in the personal life of musician, Jones married the socialite Ann Dexter Jones in 1985, but the two divorced in 2007; they have two children, and Mick has two sons from previous relationships.

Full NameMick Jones
Net Worth$25 Million
Date Of BirthDecember 27, 1944
Place Of BirthSomerton, United Kingdom
ProfessionMusician, singer, songwriter, record producer, lead guitar, keyboards, bass guitar, vocals
SpouseAnn Dexter-Jones
ChildrenAnnabelle Jones, Alexander Jones, I Want to Know What Love Is, Waiting for a Girl Like You, Juke Box Hero, Lake Charles, LA, United States, Bossier City, LA, United States, Amarillo, TX, United States
Record LabelsAtlantic Records
Albums“You Broke My Heart So I Busted Your Jaw” (1973), “Witness” (1973), “The Mirror” (1974), “Wind of Change” (1972), “Dark Horse” (1974), "Mick Jones" (1989), "Fame and Fortune" – Bad Company (1986), "Storm Front" – Billy Joel (1989), 5150 – Van Halen (1986) "Fame and Fortune" – Bad Company (1986), "In Deep" – Tina Arena (1997), "Beyond Good and Evil" – The Cult (2001)
Music Groups"Nero", "The Gladiators", "Spooky Tooth", "Foreigner", "Wonderwheel", "Leslie West Band"
NominationsGrammy Award for Song of the Year, Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song, Grammy Award for Producer of the Year, Non-Classical, People's Choice Award for Favorite New Song, Satellite Award for Best Original Song, I Want to Know What Love Is, Waiting for a Girl Like You, Juke Box Hero, Lake Charl...
TV Shows100 Greatest Songs of the '80s
1I had a few friends who used to busk - I never actually did but I was quite interested. If I walk past a guy playing in the street I usually drop some money in the hat: it's a musician earning his money. I always think that could have been me.
2I really like the way "Waiting For A Girl Like You" sounds on acoustic guitars, rather than the piano and synths and guitars on the record. It was a song that came together really quickly; I wrote the whole thing in about half an hour. It's one of those occasions where a song comes together really quickly, and you try and think back and work out how it all happened so easily - and you never can!
3I'd have to say that I follow the George Harrison approach to playing. George was never the guitar hero type of musician, he played for what enhanced the song, and that's been my approach to all my playing in Foreigner.
1Replaced Luther Grosvenor in the group Spooky Tooth.
2He was married to socialite/writer Ann Dexter-Jones, mother of Mark Ronson, Samantha Ronson and Charlotte Ronson. Ann and Mick have two children, Annabelle and Alexander Dexter-Jones. Married for nearly 25 years, in 2007 Jones and Dexter-Jones divorced. He also has two sons, from prior relationships, Roman, partner in Miami's largest nightclub group, The Opium Group, and Christopher Jones.
3Formed Foreigner after meeting former King Crimson multi-instrumentalist Ian McDonald. The two then recruited English drummer Dennis Elliott and three Americans, including vocalist Lou Gramm, and dubbed the band Foreigner due to the fact that the band was half-British and half-American.
4Guitarist/keyboardist/vocalist of Foreigner.


Loco x vos2016TV Series writer - 1 episode
Bad Moms2016writer: "I Want to Know What Love Is" - as Michael L. Jones
Stranger Things2016TV Series writer - 1 episode
Unleashed! With Matthew Winstead2016TV Series writer - 1 episode
Live Another Day2016Documentary writer: "Urgent" - as Michael Jones
Hola y adiósTV Series documentary producer - 1 episode, 2016 writer - 1 episode, 2016
The Boss2016writer: "I Want to Know What Love Is" - as Michael L. Jones
Everybody Wants Some!!2016writer: "Urgent"
Orange Is the New Black2015TV Series writer - 1 episode
Cuéntame2015TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Flash2015TV Series writer - 1 episode
The D Train2015writer: "I Want To Know What Love Is" - as Michael Jones
Guapas2014-2015TV Series writer - 2 episodes
New Girl2014TV Series writer - 1 episode
Mike & Mike2014TV Series writer - 2 episodes
While We're Young2014writer: "WAITING FOR A GIRL LIKE YOU" - as Michael L. Jones
Longmire2014TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Simpsons1997-2014TV Series writer - 4 episodes
Glee2011-2014TV Series writer - 3 episodes
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2014TV Series writer - 1 episode
Dancing on Ice2014TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Great American Rock Anthems: Turn It Up to 112013TV Movie documentary writer: "Cold As Ice", "I Want To Know What Love Is"
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues2013writer: "Feels Like The First Time" - as Michael Leslie Jones
Modern Family2013TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Newsroom2013TV Series writer - 1 episode
Saturday Night Live1999-2013TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Sound City2013Documentary writer: "Blue Morning, Blue Day", "Hot Blooded"
Bones2006-2012TV Series writer - 2 episodes
The X Factor2012TV Series writer - 1 episode
Pitch Perfect2012writer: "Feels Like the First Time", "Riff Off: medley" uncredited - as Michael L. Jones
The Inbetweeners2012TV Series writer - 1 episode
Magic Mike2012writer: "Feels Like the First Time Acoustic", "Feels Like the First Time" - as Michael L. Jones
Rock of Ages2012writer: "Waiting for a Girl Like You", "I Want to Know What Love Is", "Juke Box Hero / I Love Rock n Roll"
True Blood2012TV Series writer - 1 episode
Rage2012TV Series writer - 1 episode
That's My Boy2012writer: "Urgent" - as Michael L. Jones
American Idol2005-2012TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Revenge2012TV Series writer - 1 episode
Happy Feet Two2011writer: "I Want to Know What Love Is"
Canada Sings2011TV Series writer - 1 episode
Raising Hope2011TV Series writer - 1 episode
NBC Sunday Night Football2010TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Good Guys2010TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Mike & Molly2010TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Office2010TV Series writer - 1 episode
Rude Tube2010TV Series writer - 1 episode
Sex and the City 22010writer: "Feels Like the First Time" - as Michael L. Jones
Hot Tub Time Machine2010writer: "I Want to Know What Love Is" - as Michael Jones
Valentine's Day2010/Iwriter: "Feels Like the First Time" - as Michael L. Jones
Skateland2010writer: "URGENT"
The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien2009TV Series writer - 1 episode
Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel2009writer: "I WANT TO KNOW WHAT LOVE IS"
Dancing with the Stars2009TV Series writer - 1 episode
Alan Carr: Chatty Man2009TV Series writer - 1 episode
Parks and Recreation2009TV Series writer - 1 episode
Jennifer's Body2009writer: "Urgent" - as Michael L. Jones
Jerry Lewis MDA Labor Day Telethon2009TV Series writer - 1 episode
20 to 12009TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
I Love You, Beth Cooper2009writer: "Feels Like the First Time" - as Michael Jones
Medium2009TV Series writer - 1 episode
Adventureland2009writer: "Hot Blooded" - as Michael Leslie Jones
100 Greatest Hard Rock Songs2008TV Movie writer: "Hot Blooded"
The X Factor2008TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Rocker2008writer: "Feels Like The First Time" - as Michael Jones
SingStar '80s2007Video Game writer: "I Want to Know What Love Is"
Good Luck Chuck2007writer: "I Want To Know What Love Is" - as Michael Jones
In the Land of Women2007writer: "Hot Blooded"
Blades of Glory2007writer: "Hot Blooded"
Deutschland sucht den Superstar2007TV Series writer - 1 episode
Epic Movie2007writer: "Waiting for a Girl Like You" - as Michael Jones
Totally Awesome2006TV Movie writer: "Urgent" - as M. Jones
Supernatural2006TV Series writer - 1 episode
Nail Polish2006writer: "I WANT TO KNOW WHAT LOVE IS" - as Michael Leslie Jones
Canadian Idol2005-2006TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Big Love2006TV Series writer - 1 episode
Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector2006writer: "I Want to Know What Love Is"
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories2006Video Game writer: "I Want to Know What Love Is"
Karaoke Revolution Party2005Video Game "Waiting For A Girl Like You"
Australian Idol2003-2005TV Series writer - 4 episodes
Las Vegas2004TV Series writer - 1 episode
Senhora do Destino2004TV Series writer - 1 episode
New Zealand Idol2004TV Series writer - 1 episode
Raising Helen2004writer: "I Want To Know What Love Is"
Arrested Development2003TV Series writer - 1 episode
Cold Case2003TV Series writer - 1 episode
I Love the '80s Strikes Back2003TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Idol2002TV Series writer - 1 episode
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City2002Video Game writer: "Waiting For a Girl Like You"
Grounded for Life2002TV Series writer - 1 episode
Run Ronnie Run2002writer: "Dirty White Boy"
Osmosis Jones2001writer: "Hot Blooded" Philip Steir Remix
Late Night Shopping2001writer: "I Want to Know What Love Is"
Wet Hot American Summer2001writer: "Juke Box Hero"
Third Watch2000TV Series writer - 1 episode
The King of Queens2000TV Series writer - 1 episode
Snow Day2000writer: "Waiting for a Girl Like You"
Three to Tango1999writer: "Hot Blooded"
Show Me Love1998writer: "I WANT TO KNOW WHAT LOVE IS"
Can't Hardly Wait1998writer: "Waiting For A Girl Like You"
'Til There Was You1997writer: "I Want to Know What Love Is"
Sånt är livet1996lyrics: "I Wanna Know What Love Is" - as Michael Leslie Jones / music: "I Wanna Know What Love Is" - as Michael Leslie Jones
Feeling Minnesota1996writer: "I Want to Know Love Is"
Stars in Their Eyes1996TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Mr. Wrong1996writer: "I WANT TO KNOW WHAT LOVE IS"
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie1995producer: "Dreams"
Mystery Science Theater 30001992-1994TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Wilder Napalm1993writer: "Waiting for a Girl Like You"
Quantum Leap1992TV Series writer - 1 episode
Eric Clapton: 24 Nights1991TV Special documentary writer: "Bad Love"
Crooked Hearts1991writer: "Waiting for a Girl Like You"
Desperate for Love1989TV Movie writer: "Hot Blooded"
Spaceballs1987producer: "Good Enough"
Moonlighting1986TV Series writer - 1 episode
Miami Vice1985TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Vision Quest1985producer: "Hot Blooded" / writer: "Hot Blooded"
WKRP in Cincinnati1979-1981TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Top of the Pops1978TV Series writer - 1 episode
FM1978writer: "Cold As Ice", "Feels Like The First Time"


Billy Joel: Eye of the Storm1990Video documentary short producer


CBS News Sunday Morning2014TV Series documentaryHimself
Great American Rock Anthems: Turn It Up to 112013TV Movie documentaryHimself - Foreigner
Behind the Music2013TV Series documentaryHimself
Foreigner Live at the Grammy Museum2012TV SpecialHimself
Big Morning Buzz Live2012TV SeriesHimself
Foreigner: Live2011Himself
Foreigner: Rockin' the Ryman2010TV MovieHimself - Lead Guitar and Vocals
Wetten, dass..?2008TV SeriesHimself
Star Tomorrow2006TV MovieHimself
Becoming Queen2004Video documentaryForeigner
Saturday Superstore1985TV SeriesHimself
California Jam 21978TV SpecialHimself

Archive Footage

100 Greatest Hard Rock Songs2008TV MovieHimself
Top of the Pops1985TV SeriesHimself

Nominated Awards

1999Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Original Song - Motion PictureStill Crazy (1998)
1999Golden Satellite AwardSatellite AwardsBest Original SongStill Crazy (1998)

Known for movies

IMDB Wikipedia

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