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Walter Jones Wiki Biography
Born Walter Jones Jr. on the 19th January 1974 in Aliceville, Alabama USA, he is a retired American Football offensive tackle, who played 13 seasons for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League (NFL). During his career, Walter was selected nine times for the Pro-Bowl game, and was selected into the First-team All-Pro four times, among other recognitions and achievements.
Have you ever wondered how rich Walter Jones is, as of mid- 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Jones’ net worth is as high as $20 million, an amount earned through his successful career as a football player.
Walter Jones Net Worth $20 Million
After finished high school, Walter enrolled at Holmes Community College, where he played football for two seasons, before transferring to Florida State University. While at Holmes he played offensive tackle and tight end due to his large frame, standing at 6′5″ and 265 pounds. He earned Mississippi Junior College Player of the Year by the Jackson Clarion-Ledger in 1994. After transferring to Florida State, he played under head coach Bobby Bowden, and earned second-team All-ACC honors in 1996. He declared for the NFL Draft the following season, forgoing his last year of college.
He was selected by the Seattle Seahawks as the sixth pick overall, and played his entire career with the Seahawks. Just two years into his career, Walter received his first Pro-Bowl selection, and then from 2001 to 2008 made eight consecutive Pro Bowl games, while in 2001, 2004, 2005, and 2007 he was selected into the First-team All-Pro. Furthermore, thanks to his great overall performance, Walter was chosen into the NFL 2000s All-Decade Team. He played in 180 games before suffering a career-ending injury; while playing against the Dallas Cowboys for Thanksgiving in 2008, Walter injured his knee, which demanded micro fracture surgery and was sidelined for the rest of the season. He tried to make a comeback in 2009, but just didn’t feel comfortable on the field and as a result he was placed on injured reserve list. He tried another comeback in 2010, but instead of playing again, Walter announced his retirement from football. His jersey number 71 was retired by the Seahawks, and he was named in the Seattle Seahawks 35th Anniversary Team. Furthermore, in 2014, he was the Seahawks’ Honorary Captain at Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.
During his career, Walter earned over $65 million thanks to contracts he had signed with the Seahawks, which certainly increased his wealth, but isn’t reflected in his current net worth!
Regarding his personal life, Walter is married to Valeria, with whom he has a daughter, Waleria, and son Walterius.
|Net Worth||$20 Million|
|Date Of Birth||January 19, 1974|
|Place Of Birth||Aliceville, Alabama, United States|
|Profession||Football offensive tackle|
|Education||Barton College, North Carolina State University, Hargrave Military Academy|
|Spouse||Joe Anne Jones|
|Children||Waleria Jones, Walterius Jones|
|Parents||Walter B. Jones Sr.|