- Date of Birth
- Age 45 Years Old
- Famous Name
- Country United States US
- Father Samuel L. Jones
- Mother Nancy Jones
- Birth Name Dhani Makalani Jones
- Net Worth $4 million
- Birth Country San Diego, California
- Nationality American
- Ethnicity Black
- University attended University of Michigan
- School attended Winston Churchill High School
Dhani Jones is a former American football linebacker who has played for teams such as New York Giants, Philadelphia Eagles, New Orleans Saints and Cincinnati Bengals of NFL. During his college years, he played for the Michigan Wolverines and earned All-big Ten honors for three seasons straight.
After Jones gave up his professional life as a football player, he tried his hand in a business venture and opened the Bow Tie Cafe in the historic Mount Adams neighborhood of Cincinnati. He is also the host of the CNBC series Adventure Capitalists.
Dhani Jones Early Life
Dhani Jones was born as Dhani Makalani Jones on February 22, 1978, in San Diego, California. His father was Samuel L. Jones and mother was Nancy Jones. He attended the Winston Churchill High School in Potomac. During his high school years, despite him missing most of the regular season due to injury, he has still ranked the fifth best linebacker in the Atlantic Coast Region.
For further education, Jones attended the University of Michigan. He played for the university's football team Michigan Wolverines alongside Heisman Trophy winner Charles Woodson. He was included in All-Big Ten honors for three straight years.
Dhani Jones Career
Dhani Jones name was drafted in the NFL in 2000. He was picked by the New York Giants in the sixth round and 177th pick overall. He contributed to the team until 2003. After he left the team as a free agent, he was signed in by the Philadelphia Eagles in 2004. He was able to join the Super Bowl XXXIX as a starter with the team. He played with the team for 3 years and was released by the team on April 30, 2007.
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Dhani Jones was signed by the New Orleans Saints on July 6, 2007. His stay with the team was short-lived as he was released on September 1, 2007, during final roster cutdowns. He was then signed in by Cincinnati Bengals on September 19, 2007, for a one-year contract.
Jones had signed a 3-year contract to return to Bengals in the 2008 offseason. After the end of 2010 season, Jones contract expired but was not offered a new one. He became a free agent but no team was ready to pick him. In October 2011, Jones retired from NFL.
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After the end of Dhani Jones professional career as a footballer, he starred in the series Dhani Tackles the Globe for the Travel channel. The show ran for two seasons. He is currently the host of the series Adventure Capitalist.
Jones has also tried to expand into business ventures. He opened the Bow Tie Cafe which sells coffee, drinks, cafe sandwiches. He is also a partner of VMG Creative and also founded a creative agency named Proclamation which is based in Cincinnati.
Dhani Jones Personal Life
Dhani Jones has never been married to date and has no one that he calls his wife. Furthermore, he is also not dating anyone at the moment to call anyone his girlfriend which suggests that Jones is single at the moment. However, he has said to be on the lookout for a girl who may have wife materials. Aside from that, there have been no rumors regarding his love affairs, past or present.
Dhani Jones Net Worth
Dhani Jones' net worth is estimated to be $4 million. He had collected a massive wealth during his professional career as a footballer, though his exact salary has not been disclosed.
Following his retirement, he has ventured into business and TV shows. Doing so has helped him to increase his finances to more than what it used to be in the past. If things go well in his business venture, his net worth will be on the rise in the years to come.