Tyus Jones Biography

November 26, 2018
First published on:November 26, 2018
by Sam

Facts of Tyus Jones

Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet
Birth Name Tyus Robert Jones
Birth Place Burnsville, Minnesota
Famous Name Tyus Jones
Birth Date May 10, 1996
Horoscope Taurus
Father Rob Jones
Mother Debbie Jones
Net Worth $1 million
Salary $2,444,052
Siblings Jadee, Reggie, & Tre
University Team Duke Blue Devils men's basketball
No. of Twitter Followers 149K
No. of Instagram Followers 395K
Position in Team Point Guard
Current team Idaho Stampede (loan from Minnesota Timberwolves)
Nationality American
Profession Basketball Player
Started career as a player of Minnesota Timberwolves
Awards Minnesota Mr. Basketball (2014), Nike Hoop Summit (2014), AP honorable mention All-American (2015)
University attended Duke University
School attended Apple Valley High School
Graduated year 2014-2015
Affair with Alyssa Goehner
Girlfriend Alyssa Goehner
Tatto(s) Not Available

Tyus Jones is an American professional Basketball player who plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). As of 2018, Tyus Jones currently plays for the Minnesota Timberwolves as their Point guard.


As a Point guard, Tyus Jones reportedly earns around $2,444,052 as his yearly salary from Minnesota Timberwolves. Further, Tyus Jones has an estimated net worth of over $ 1million.

Early Life of Tyus Jones

Tyus Jones was born on May 10 in 1996.  His father's name is Rob Jones and mother's name is Debbie Jones. As per his nationality, he is American. Further, his star sign is Taurus.

He grew up along with his brother Jadee and Tre.


 Tyus Jones attended in Apple Vally in Minnesota where he played for his high school basketball team.

Tyus Jones, in his high school career, held an average of 16.8 points and 8.1 assists. After completing high school, Tyus Jones enrolled at Duke and played for the Cleveland Cavaliers.

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Tyus Jones Personal Life

Tyus Jones is from a basketball family. His mother, Debbie, played as a point guard and led Devils Lake High School to the North Dakota high school championship.

His father Rob Jones played for the University of Wisconsin–Parkside in the 1980s when they competed at the Division III level.

His aunt Darcy Cascaes had also earned two high school state championships at Devils Lake.

CAPTION: Tyus Jones SOURCE: Tweeter

Tyus Jones also has a girlfriend, Alyssa Goehner. She is a volleyball player and also Tyus Jones teenage love. They are dating from a long time since Tyus played for Duke.

So far we here no news about their marriage. It's like both couples are focusing on their career for now.

 Net Worth of Tyus Jones

As of NBA Star, Tyus Jones has an estimated net worth of over $1 million. He reportedly signed a 4-year contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves in 2015. Further, the NBA player has an average salary of $2,444,052 annually.

Year Salary
2018 $2,444,052
2019 $3,573,204
2020 $0
2021 $0
2022 $0
2023 $0

Further, the NBA Player Tyus Jones earns a good amount of money from various sponsorships.


Tyus Jones has won many awards in his career. Jones was named as one of the three finalists for the McDonald's All-American Morgan Wootten National Player of the Year on March 18.

He was also named as Minnesota Mr. Basketball on March 20 and after following days he won his third consecutive Minnesota Gatorade Player of the Year Award.

Other than being a famous NBA star, Tyus Jones is pretty famous in social media. He has about 394k followers on Instagram and 148k on tweeter.

Facts and stats of Tyus Jones

  • He was born on May 10, 1996.
  • He holds the nationality of America.
  • He is 6 ft 2 in (1.88) tall.
  • His weight is 196 lb (89 kg ).
  • He's the 10th best-paid player of the Minnesota Timberwolves this year.
  • He's the 127th best-paid guard this year.

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