Alexis Jones Biography

November 10, 2019
First published on:November 10, 2019
by John Max

Facts of Alexis Jones

Birth Nation: United States
Birth Name Alexis Jones
Birth Place Midland, Texas
Famous Name Alexis Jones
Birth Date May 8, 1994
Father David Jones
Mother Carla Seldon
Net Worth $0.2 Million
Salary $47,798
Nationality American
Ethnicity Afro-American
Profession Basketball Player
University attended Duke (2012–2014), Baylor (2015–2017)
School attended MacArthur High School

2017 WNBA Champion, Alexis Jones, is currently signed to the Los Angeles Sparks of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA). In the 2017 WNBA draft, she was picked by the Minnesota Lynx in the 12th overall in round one.

Midland, Texas native, Alexis Jones, was born on May 8, 1994, under the star sign Taurus. An American by nationality, Jones initially played basketball for Duke University and was later transferred to Baylor University.  

Net Worth

In 2017, Alexis Jones signed a four year / $187,015 contract with the Minnesota Lynx, which includes an annual average salary of $46,754. From the deal, she earned $41,450 and $43,452 in 2017-18 and 2018-19 season, respectively, from Minnesota Lynx. 

As reported, in the 2019-20 season, she will earn a base salary of $47,798, while carrying a cap hit of $47,798 from Los Angeles Sparks. Further, her pay for the upcoming season is reported $54,315. 

Alexis Jones SOURCE: Instagram @lextoo_shifty

 Additionally, she endorses Adidas as well as promotes idrink Beverages brand. 

Looking at her income and endorsement deal, her net worth in 2019 is estimated at $0.2 million

Relationship

Rather than being involved in a relationship, No. 1 – Los Angeles Sparks, Guard seems to be focused on her career. There are no records of her past or present love affair or boyfriend. As of now, she is possibly single.

Jones has not married yet as of 2019.  

Early Life and Family

Born as Alexis Michelle Jones to David Jones and Carla Seldon, she was raised alongside her two brothers: Anthony and Andrew.

Her mother, Carla, was an All-America track athlete at Angelo State and Texas A&M, who was inducted into the United States Track & Field as well as Cross Country Coaches Association Division II Athletes Hall of Fame in 2003. 

Alexis Jones and her father SOURCE: Dallas Morning News

In 2017, her dad, David, met with a car accident where the car being flipped three times resulted in Alexis and her brother being thrown from the car while their father got paralyzed from the waist down. 

WNBA Career

In the 2017 WNBA Draft Jones was selected by the Minnesota Lynx. In her debut season, she finished the season averaging 2.6 ppg, 0.8 APG, and 0.8 RPG, where she was also a member of the 2017 WNBA Championship team.

On April 22nd, 2019, she was traded to the Los Angeles Sparks, where she teamed up with Alana Beard, Tierra Ruffin-Pratt, and Nneka Ogwumike

Career Highlights

  • 2017 WNBA champion
  • 2× First-team All-Big 12 in 2016 & 2017
  • 2016 Big 12 Newcomer of the Year 
  • 2016 Big 12 Championship MOP 
  • 2014 Second-team All-ACC 
  • 2013 ACC All-Freshman Team
  • 2013 ACC Tournament MVP 
  • 2× Texas Gatorade Player of the Year in 2012 & 2013
  • 2× Texas Miss Basketball in 2012 & 2013

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