Jon Jones Net Worth
Facts of Jon Jones Net Worth
|Net worth||$ 10 Million|
|Date of Birth:||1987 July 19|
|Age:||30 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States|
|Height:||6 Feet 4 Inch|
Jon Jones Net Worth: $ 10 Million
An American born mixed martial artist (MMA), Jon Jones is also among one of the millionaires whose estimated net worth is about $ 10 million.
Jon is a three- times and current Light Heavyweight Champion of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), having won the title in 2011 and 2017, and an interim title in 2016. Jon is among one of the hottest mixed martial artists of history. He was ranked number one in the world during his championship reign. Currently, he has the longest active winning streak in the UFC. Jones has achieved many UFC records. His achievement includes the light heavyweight division, most wins, most successful and consecutive title defenses, and most submission victories. He was ranked as the #1 light heavyweight fighter and #1 pound-for-pound fighter in the world by various media outlets.
Born on July 19, 1987, Jones began wrestling in high school. He was a stand-out high school wrestler and state champion at Union-Endicott High School. He went on to win a national JUCO championship at Iowa Central Community College. He decided to drop out of college, where he was studying Criminal Justice, to begin his mixed martial arts career in 2008. He amassed an undefeated record of six undefeated match-ups in his first three months of the tournament. He was invited to replace another fighter in his first UFC bout. He ended up winning the contest in a unanimous decision. Jones knocks down Andre Gusmão, Stephan Bonnar in the second round and Jake O’Brien in the third round. Jones was rewarded for his achievement by signing a new four-fight contract with the UFC. In 2009, Jones was disqualified for the use of multiple 12-6 elbows in a fight with Matt Hamill. On March 21, 2010, Jones fought Brandon Vera and won the fight by TKO (elbow). Jones also won the "Knockout of the Night" award. In 2010, Jones defeated from Vladimir Matyushenko, a former IFL Light Heavyweight Champion. After beating Matyushenko, Jones stated that he wanted a "top-three opponent" for his next fight. Jones also defeated Ultimate Fighter winner Ryan Bader in 2011. Jones was awarded the "Submission of the Night" bonus.
On March 19, 2011, at UFC, Jones defeated Rua by TKO at 2:37 of round 3 to become the youngest UFC champion ever. Jones took over Jackson via rear-naked choke at 1:14 in the 4th round. Jones has described this as his beloved fight. Jones also won a $65,000 Submission of the Night bonus for his fourth-round finish of Belfort. On September 21, 2013, Jones fought Alexandra Gustafsson. He became the first person to take Cormier down, scoring three takedowns in total. After a drug test in a drug treatment center, Jones tested positive for cocaine. In 2016, Jones was removed from UFC 200 after testing positive for a performance-enhancing drug. He was stripped of the belt and suspended from the UFC indefinitely in connection with a hit-and-run that he was involved on April 28. Nearly six months after his suspension was announced, the UFC announced that Jones had been reinstated to the active roster.
Jon’s Personal Life
Jones with his fiancée Jessie has three daughters- Leah, Carmen Nicole Jones, and Olivia Haven. Jones is a professed Christain. He has “Philippians 4:3” tattooed on the right side of his chest. Jones became the first mixed martial artist to be sponsored by Nike on an international scale on August 8, 2012.