Jon Jones Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Career, Height, Net Worth- Jon Jones was born in Rochester, New York, in 1987.
His parents were both pastors, and he grew up in a religious household. However, as a child, Jon Jones was also heavily involved in sports, particularly wrestling.
Jon Jones Biography
He began wrestling at the age of six and quickly developed a passion for the sport. Jones continued to excel in wrestling throughout his childhood and eventually became a state champion in high school.
After graduating from high school, Jones enrolled at Iowa Central Community College, where he continued to wrestle.
However, he eventually dropped out of college and returned to New York, where he began training in mixed martial arts (MMA).
Jones made his professional MMA debut in 2008, at the age of 21. He quickly made a name for himself as a rising star in the sport, with a record of 6-0 in his first year as a pro.
However, it was his UFC debut in August of 2008 that really put him on the map.
In that fight, Jones defeated Andre Gusmao by unanimous decision. From there, he went on a tear, defeating a who's who of MMA legends, including Mauricio “Shogun” Rua, Lyoto Machida, and Quinton “Rampage” Jackson.
Jones won the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship in 2011, and he held the title for the next several years.
During this time, he continued to dominate his opponents, with notable wins over Daniel Cormier, Alexander Gustafsson, and Glover Teixeira.
However, Jones' reign as champion was not without controversy. In 2015, he was stripped of the title after being involved in a hit-and-run accident in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Jones was eventually reinstated as champion in 2016, but he was stripped of the title once again in 2017, after testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs.
Despite these setbacks, Jones remains one of the most dominant fighters in UFC history. He holds a professional record of 26-1-0 (1 NC) and has beaten many of the top fighters in the sport.
Jon Jones Age
Jon Jones is currently 35 years old, born on July 19, 1987 in Rochester, New York, United States.
Jon Jones Wife
In addition to his MMA career, Jones is also a devoted family man who is married to Jessie Moses.
The couple has been together for over a decade and has been through many ups and downs together.
Jon Jones Children: Carmen Nicole Jones, Olivia Haven Jones, Leah Jones
Jon Jones has three daughters with his longtime girlfriend, Jessie Moses, whom he met in college.
Jon Jones Height
Jon Jones is approximately 6'4″ tall.
He is known for his long reach and his ability to use his physical advantages to his advantage in the octagon.
Jon Jones Net Worth
As of 2023, Jon Jones' net worth is estimated to be around $10 million.
Much of his wealth comes from his MMA career, as well as from endorsements and other business ventures.