Chipper Jones Biography

( 1972 - )
March 25, 2019
First published on:August 28, 2016
by Jack Ol

Facts of Chipper Jones

Date of Birth: 1972, April 24
Age: 47 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 3 Inch
Birth Sign:: Acer
Birth Name Larry Wayne Jones, Jr.
Birth Place DeLand, Florida
Famous Name Chipper Jones
Father Larry Wayne Jones, Sr.
Mother Lynne Jones
Net Worth $11 million
Salary $13 million
Nationality American
Ethnicity white
Currently Married yes
Married to Sharon Logonov (m. 2000–2012), Karin Fulford (m. 1992–1999)
Divorce N/A
Children 4

Larry Wayne “Chipper” Jones, Jr. is famous as Chipper Jones and is one of the most admired names in the world of baseball. He is a former MLB third baseman who played his entire 19-year career with Atlanta Braves. He was initially signed as a shortstop but later until his retirement his position was the third baseman.

 

Chipper Jones was first married to Karin Fulford but divorced in 1999 after having 1 child. He then married Sharon Logonov in 2000 but separated from her after having 3 in 2012. He is currently married to his girlfriend Taylor Higgins since 2015.

Chipper Jones Bio and Early life

Chipper Jones was born on April 24, 1972, in Deland, Florida. He is a white American baseball player and his horoscope is Taurus. He was born to Lynne Jones and Larry Wayne Jones, Sr. There is no any information about his sibling.

Chipper Jones was raised in Deland, Florida and he attended T. Dewitt Taylor High School in Pierson. His father was a teacher and the coach at the same school. He also played baseball during his high school career. 

Chipper Jones Baseball Career

The Atlanta Braves selected Jones as the first pick overall in the 1990 Major League Baseball draft. He agreed on a contract with the Atlanta Braves. Before shining in the Major League Career, he involved himself in the Minor League from 1991 to 1993.

On 11 September 1993, he played his debut major league game. He was injured at the initial season with Atlanta Braves. He retired in 2012 from his professional game. His career stats records: Batting average: .303, Hits 2,726, Home Runs: 468 and Runs batted in: 1623. His jersey number was 10 for the Atlanta Braves.

Chipper Jones Married, Wife, Divorce, and Personal life

Chipper Jones is a remarkable baseball player but he hardly had any luck with his personal relationships. Amazing baseman shares a lot of ups and down in his personal life. Chipper Jones married Karin Fulford in 1992 after the pair fell in love while Jones was playing for Braves.

After they were married for almost five years, Jones was found to be cheating on his wife over many waitresses which was possibly the reason behind their split. The couple after this incident officially divorced in 1999, despite sharing a son born in 1997.

Later in March 2000, he married Sharon Logonov in Pierson Florida. The lovely couple spent some blissful moments after their marriage. They together have three children named “Larry Wayne III (Trey), Tristen, and Shea. But his second marriage also couldn't last forever, as they separated in 2012 after living together for 11 long years.

Soon after his separation with Sharon, he began dating a popular Playboy model Taylor Higgins. They wedded in June 2015. Currently, they both are living happily together. Further, Jones and his wife invited a new baby to their lives on 9th August 2018.

 
 
 
 
 
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Some dad moments trump others! This one has me wrapped around his little finger. @babyhiggs

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Chipper Jones Salary and Net Worth

Chipper Jones reportedly collected a total of $13 million as his salary from his baseball career. His current net worth as of 2019, is reportedly around $110 million which doesn't show any significant increase or decrease since 2012.

Jones is also one of the highest earnings MLB players with the career earnings of $168,552,133.

On August 1, 2000, Jones signed a 6-year contract worth $90 million. And the Braves signed a contract extension with Jones on December 2, 2005, for $37 million over 3-years.

Jones signed with the Braves on March 31, 2009. The 3-year contract worth $42 million earned him the annual salary of $13 million accompanied by the signing bonus of $3 million, which was also the last contract of his career.

He is also available for his fans and followers on social networking sites.


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