Jon Jones is an American professional mixed martial artist with a net worth of $10 million. He is currently competing in the light heavyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He is also a former two-time UFC light heavyweight champion. Read the article to know Jon Jones’ net worth, salary, earnings, wife, age, height, career overview, and other related information.
About Jon Jones
Jones’ fights are a treat to watch for his fans. He is unique in his style, with his swirling back elbows, unorthodox kicking, and fierce punches. Jones comes from a family of athletes. His older brother Arthur was a star football player and wrestling champion in school. His younger brother Chandler is also a player of the Arizona Cardinals.
The Rochester native started his MMA career in 2008. Though he had no formal submission or striking training, he started his MMA career with a bang. Straightaway he won his first fight against Brad Bernard in April 2008. He is a two-time winner of the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship. In 2016, Jones also held the interim UFC Light Heavyweight Championship title.
The 34-year-old is currently ranking 6th position in the UFC men’s pound-for-pound fights. He has made plenty of records in the UFC light heavyweight division. His records include the most title defenses, most number of wins, lengthiest win streak, and most submission victories.
Overall, Jones is an exceptional fighter. He has those fighting skills that are seldom found in other fighters. However, he has also faced some controversies and lost three of his titles due to disciplinary actions. Currently, he has a record of 26 wins and 1 loss from 28 professional MMA bouts. He is ranked 11th in the UFC men’s pound-for-pound rankings as of September 13, 2022.
Jon Jones’s Net Worth and Salary
Jones’s net worth is $12 million in 2023. He has reportedly earned a total of $7.23 million as prize money from his UFC career. Currently, he gets a guaranteed purse of $540,000 from each fight. He earns additional money via endorsement contracts. Below is an overview of his income from recent UFC bouts –
|Event||Guaranteed Purse||Win Bonus||Extra Bonus||Sponsor Pay|
|UFC Live: Jones vs. Matyushenko||$23,000||$23,000||–||–|
|UFC Live: Vera vs. Jones||$20,000||$20,000||$50,000||–|
|UFC: Heavyweight Finale||$20,000||–||–||–|
Jones has a sponsorship with GAT Supplements, Monster Energy, and BoohooMAN Active. He was a Nike, Gatorade, MuscleTech, and Reebok sponsored athlete. After causing a few unexpected incidents, he lost most of the major contracts in 2015.
Earnings For Ciryl Gane Fight
With just a few hours until the Jon Jones vs. Ciryl Gane fight, both men are set to earn an absolute fortune for the bout. Jon Jones is expected to earn around $3 million for this fight alone, with a further $5 million+ in sponsorship and brand deals expected to enhance his earnings for this Ciryl Gane UFC Heavyweight Title fight.
|Full Name||Jonathan Dwight Jones|
|Profession||Mixed Martial Arts|
|Date of Birth||July 19, 1987|
|Place of Birth||Rochester, New York, USA|
|Residence||Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA|
|Height||6 ft 4 in (193 cm)|
|Weight||205 lb (93 kg)|
|Net Worth||$10 million|
|Father’s Name||Arthur Jones Jr.|
|Mother’s Name||Camille Jones|
Jones is currently single. He was previously married to Jessie Moses for 9 years. Moses left Jones after a recent arrest video for domestic abuse surfaced on the internet this year.
Jones was born on July 19, 1987, in Rochester, New York, USA. At present, he is 35 years old.
Height and Weight
The American mixed martial artist has a height of 6 ft 4 in (193 cm) and weighs 205 lb (93 kg). He is currently competing in the light-heavyweight division of UFC.
Before becoming a popular name in MMA, Jones was a splendid performer in high school wrestling. He also played football in his school as a defensive lineman. His school coach was the one who nicknamed him “Bones”, due to his slight frame.
Accomplishments and Awards
- Longest Light Heavyweight champion reign in UFC history (1501 days)
- Eleven successful title defenses
- Longest unbeaten streak in UFC history (18)
- USKBA Light Heavyweight Champion
- 2011 Fighter of the Year – Sherdog
- 2010 Breakthrough Fighter of the Year – World MMA Awards
- 2013 Fight of the Year – MMA Fighting
- 2013 Fight of the Year – Fox Sports
Jon Jones’ Stats
MMA Career overview
Grappling Career Overview
UFC Career Stats: 2022 YTD
|Strikes Landed per Minute||4.30|
|Significant Striking Accuracy||57%|
|Strikes Absorbed per Minute||2.22|
|Significant Strike Defense||64%|
|Average Takedowns Landed (/15m)||1.85|
|Average Submissions Attempted (/15m)||0.4|
FAQ about Jon Jones:
What is Jon Jones’ net worth in 2023?
Jones’ net worth is $12 million in 2023.
How old is Jones?
The MMA star is 35 years old.
How tall is Jones?
He is 6 ft 4 in (193 cm) tall.
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