Jon Jones Biography

( 1987 - )
May 6, 2019
First published on:November 12, 2016
by John Max

Facts of Jon Jones

Date of Birth: 1987, July 19
Age: 31 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 4 Inch
Birth Sign:: cancer
Birth Name Jonathan Dwight Jones
Famous Name Jon Jones
Father Arthur Jones Jr.
Mother Camille Jones
Nationality American
Ethnicity Afro-American
Birth Place Rochester, New York
Net Worth $10 million
Weight in KG 205 lb (93 kg; 14.6 st)
Affair with Jessie Moses
Girlfriend Jessie Moses
Currently Married N/A

Jonathan Dwight Jones better known as John “Bones” Jones is a UFC Light Heavyweight Champion and the youngest in history winning the maiden title at an age of 23. Jones announced his arrival to the world defeating Brad Bernard by TKO in 92 seconds at a tender age of 21 in his MMA debut.

Jon Jones net worth is estimated to be around $10 million, comprising of $8 million in cash and $2 in real estate. Jones further has earned a total of $6,150,000 fight money in his entire career. 

Jon Jones Net worth n 2019; How much does he Earn from UFC?

Jon Jones earned a huge amount of fortune from his professional career and is known as one of the biggest success stories in the UFC. 

Jones has an estimated net worth of $10 million dollars as of 2019 comprising of $8 million in cash and $2 in real estate. Jones is one of the highest earners in the industry. 

CAPTION: Jon Jones Networth
SOURCE: YouTube

Bones is one of the highest earning stars in UFC and receives well from his fights. He has made a total of $6,150,000 fight money in his career. His highest paycheck was $580,000 ($500,000 to show, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus, $30,000 Reebok sponsorship) against Daniel Cormier at UFC 214.

Jon Jones earnings in his last 10 fights:

Against Event Earnings
Daniel Cormier UFC 214 $580,000
Ovince Saint Preux UFC 197  $530,000
Daniel Cormier UFc 182 $550,000
Glover Teixeira UFC172 $400,000
Alexander Gustafsson
UFC 165 $450,000
Chael Sonnen
UFC 159 $400,000
Vitor Belfort
UFC 152 $465,000
Rashad Evans
UFC 145 $400,000
Lyoto Machida
UFC 140 $475,000
Quinton Jackson
UFC 135 275,000

Besides, Jones also makes a good sum of money from brad endorsement. He is the first MMA player to sign a global sponsorship deal with Nike. Besides, he had also signed with Reebok and MuscleTech but the deal was dropped after he was found using PEDs.

Jon Jones Personal Life & Relationship; Who is he currently Dating?

Jon Jones was engaged with his longtime girlfriend Jessie Moses. They both met in school where they fell in love and are still in a relationship. She got pregnant with their first child while they were still in high school. The couple got engaged on the Easter, on March 31, 2013, but are yet to get married.  

CAPTION: Jon Jones with his wife and children SOURCE: Playerswiki

His first daughter named Leah was born on July 11, 2008. He managed to win four fights by the time his first daughter was born. His second daughter was born on December 2009; his second child was named after his late sister, Carmen. His third daughter Olivia Haven Jones was born in 2013.

On December 1, 2016In an interview with Joe Rogan, Jones said that he has four daughters (aged 9, 8, 6 and 3), indicating a daughter born before Leah.

He also inked a tattoo on the right side of the chest. On December 16, 2014, he agreed to a sponsorship contract with Reebok, and Nike.

Jone Jones: Early Life & Education

Jon Jones was born on July 19, 1987, in Rochester, New York, the U.S. His star sign is Cancer.  He holds an American nationality and is of Afro-American ethnicity.

Further, Jones is a devoted Christian. Born to father Arthur Jones Jr. and mother Camille Jones He resided in  Ithaca, New York, United States. Jon Jones attended Union-Endicott High School in New York and studied Criminal Justice in Morrisville.

Jon Jones Early Career

Jones was a state champion in wrestling during his high school years. He also played football at his early age before he made a name for himself in MMA. 

Also read: Daniel Cormier Denies Fighting Jon Jones In A Trilogy Match: ‘I’ve got a bigger fight with Brock Lesnar'

Further, Jones shared a common dormitory with UFC's current welterweight fighter and the former interim UFC-WW champion Colby Covington.

Jon Jones UFC Career

Jon Jones started his professional UFC career in 2008 fighting his first bout on August 9, 2008, where he earned a unanimous decision over Andre Gusmao at UFC 87.  His second fight was against Stephan Bonnar at UFC 94, where he outlined his superior wrestling abilities and managed to defeat him. Later on, he also excelled in the Light Heavyweight Championship.

CAPTION: Jone Jones Poses with the UFC Title
SOURCE: Comic Vine

Jon Jones trained with Team Bomb Squad out of Cortland, New York and with the Tristar Gym in Montreal, Canada. Jones suffered his only loss in his career on December 5, 2009, when he was disqualified for using an illegal “12-to-6 elbows against Matt Hamill.  

On March 19, 2011, he won his first ever title, the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship after defeating Mauricio Rua.

Recently on 2nd March 2019, he defeated Anthony Smith at UFC 235. Previously, he has also faced Daniel Cormier, Alexander Gustafsson, Glover Teixeira, and Vitor Belfort

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