Ben Jones

by Karan Sun Jan,2020
Ben Jones
Body Stats
Height 6 Feet 3 Inch
Weight 140 kg
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Ben Jones
  • Birth Place Centreville, Alabama
  • Father Steve Jones
  • Mother Vickie Jones
  • Past Team Houston Texans
  • University Team Georgia Bulldogs
  • Position in Team Center
  • Current team Tennessee Titans
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity White
  • Profession NFL football player
  • University attended University of Georgia
  • School attended Bibb County High School
  • Married to Alex Jones

Ben Jones is an American football center who plays for the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League. He attended the University of Georgia and played collegiate football for the Georgia Bulldogs.  In the 2012 NFL Draft, he was drafted in the fourth round by the Houston Texans.

Born on July 2, 1989, he grew up in the town of Centreville, Alabama. His zodiac sign is Cancer. Ben stands 6 ft 3 in tall and weighs 140 kg. He comes from a white ethnic background. He grew up a Georgia Bulldogs fan.

Net Worth, Salary and Contracts Details

Ben Jones earns significant money of money from playing football in the NFL. Daren received total cash of $871,448 when the Houston Texans of the NFL first signed him. Jones has made quite a lot of money in his career until now.

Estimated Career Earnings

Year

Team

Total Cash

2012

Houston Texans

$871,448

2013

Houston Texans

$480,000

2014

Houston Texans

$756,136

2015

Houston Texans

$1,640,135

2016

Tennessee Titans

$5,000,000

2017

Tennessee Titans

$3,500,000

2018

Tennessee Titans

$4,500,000

2019

Tennessee Titans

$6,500,000

2020

Tennessee Titans

$5,250,000

2021

Tennessee Titans

$6,250,000

Ben Jones signed a two-year contract with the Tennessee Titans for $13,500,000, including a $3,000,000 signing bonus, $9,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $6,750,000.

On August 30, 2019, Jones agreed to a two-year, $13.5 million contract extension with the Titans where other good players like Austin Johnson, Rodger Saffold, and David Fluellen currently play.

Jones with his Freeland Chevrolet SOURCE: Instagram @jones60ben

In 2020, Jones will start earning a base salary of $5,250,000, while carrying a cap hit of $6,250,000 and a dead cap value of $5,000,000. Despite so much of earnings, Jones' net worth still evades the public and is not disclosed so far.

Ben Jones is Married to Alex Jones

Ben Jones is married to Alex Jones. The couple tied the knot in a wedding ceremony held at the University of Georgia Chapel in July 2014. Their marriage reception was held at Historic Smithonia Farm in Colbert, GA. Ben wore a black suit while his wife Alex appeared in a long white gown on their wedding. 

The wedding ceremony was designed by Consultants Unlimited while Melissa Pepin Photography took care of Photography. The Glow Band was there to play music on their big day.

Ben Jones and his wife Alex on their marriage SOURCE: Oconee Events

Together they regularly attend religious retreats with other professional athletes. Ben shares with his wife Alex a common interest in philanthropic works.

Jones and his wife, Alex SOURCE: alive hospice

In 2017, They established The Jones Mission that provides at-risk youths with many opportunities they might otherwise not have through grants, additional resources, and educational opportunities.

Jones is a dedicated philanthropist and supports local nonprofits that enrich the lives of youth. He lost his father at an early age, and when he learned about Alive’s grief support programs for kids, he knew he had to get involved.

Early Life and Traumatic Childhood

Ben Jones was born on July 2, 1989, in Centreville, Alabama. He is the son of Steve Jones and Vickie Jones. Growing up in Centreville, Alabama, Jones went to Bibb County High Schoool, where he was the captain of the football team. He became a Georgia Bulldogs fan from an early age.

When Jones was just ten-year-old, he suffered a severe blow to his head with a baseball bat. It caused a blood clot to form on his brain and fractured his skull. The injury prevented him from attending all athletic activities for some months.

It was a tough period in his life, but Ben says this time turned him into the man he is today. 

Career

• The Houston Texans initially selected Jones in the fourth round of the 2012 NFL Draft.
• On March 10, 2016, Jones was signed by the Titans as an unrestricted free agent.

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