Jon Jones Biography: Age, Wife, Record, Next Fight, Weight, Height, Injury, Stats, Children, Parents

Posted By Abigail Anderson February 27, 2024

Biography

Jonathan Dwight Jones (born July 19, 1987) is a prominent American mixed martial artist widely recognized as Jon Jones. He competes in the prestigious Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight division.

Jones, an American professional mixed martial artist, currently holds the distinguished title of UFC Heavyweight Champion. 

Jon Jones‘ remarkable victory on March 4, 2023, solidified his position as the reigning champion, having decisively defeated his opponent, Ciryl Gane, in a memorable match.

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Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name: Jonathan Dwight Jones
Stage Name: Jon Jones
Born: 19 July 1987 (age 36 years old)
Place of Birth: Rochester, New York, United States
Nationality: American
Education: Union-Endicott High School
Height: 1.93 m
Parents: Arthur Jones Jr., Camille Jones
Siblings: Chandler Jones, Arthur Jones, Carmen Jones
Spouse: Jessie Moses (en. 2013)
Girlfriend • Partner: Jenna Jameson (2012)
Children: Leah Jones, Carmen Nicole Jones, Olivia Haven Jones
Occupation: Mixed Martial Artist
Net Worth: $3 million-$15 million (USD)

Early Life & Education

Jon Jones, an exceptionally talented mixed martial artist from the United States, was born in Rochester, New York, on July 19, 1987. Throughout his formative years, Jon was nurtured in Endicott, New York, under the loving care of his parents, Arthur Jones Jr. and  Camille Jones

Growing up, he shared his childhood with three siblings named Chandler JonesArthur Jones, and Carmen JonesJon Jones pursued higher education at Iowa Central Community College and Union-Endicott High School.

Career

In 2008, Jon Jones commenced his professional Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) odyssey, swiftly amassing an impressive undefeated record of 6-0. His journey to success saw him clinch victories through various stoppage methods, showcasing his diverse skill set.

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) embraced Jones in 2009, recognizing his extraordinary potential. His debut bout against the seasoned Andre Gusmao resulted in a unanimous decision victory, marking the beginning of his remarkable winning streak. Over time, Jones faced and conquered notable adversaries such as Brandon VeraVladimir Matyushenko, and Ryan Bader.

In 2011, Jon Jones faced Maurício Rua in a pivotal match for the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship. Demonstrating his prowess, Jones secured victory via TKO in the third round, etching his name in history as the youngest UFC champion at just 23 years old. His reign continued with successful title defences against formidable opponents like Lyoto MachidaRashad Evans, and Alexander Gustafsson.

However, Jon Jones‘ professional journey has been marred by off-the-field controversies. In 2015, he faced repercussions following a hit-and-run incident, resulting in the loss of his title. Similarly, in 2019, he incurred suspension from the UFC due to his involvement in a domestic violence altercation.

Awards & Nominations

Major MMA Awards

  • 2011 World MMA Awards: Fighter of the Year
  • 2011 Fighters Only World MMA Awards: Breakthrough Fighter of the Year and Fighter of the Year
  • 2020 Fighters Only World MMA Awards: Male Fighter of the Decade

UFC Records

  • Youngest UFC Champion: 23 years old
  • Longest unbeaten streak in UFC history: 19 wins
  • Most consecutive wins in UFC Light Heavyweight division history: 13
  • Most wins in UFC Light Heavyweight division history: 20

Other Awards and Nominations

  • 2012 World MMA Awards: Nominee for Fighter of the Year
  • 2013 World MMA Awards: Nominee for Fighter of the Year
  • 2015 World MMA Awards: Nominee for Fighter of the Year
  • 2017 World MMA Awards: Nominee for Comeback of the Year
  • 2018 World MMA Awards: Nominee for Fighter of the Year
  • 2019 World MMA Awards: Nominee for Fighter of the Year
  • 2020 World MMA Awards: Nominee for Fighter of the Year
  • 2021 World MMA Awards: Nominee for Fighter of the Year
  • 2022 World MMA Awards: Nominee for Fighter of the Year

Social Media

  • Instagram: @jonnybones
  • Twitter: @JonnyBones
  • Facebook: @JonnyBonesMMA
  • YouTube: Jon Jones

Personal Life

Jon Jones, aged 36, and Jessie Moses have been in a committed and enduring relationship since 2008. Despite getting engaged in 2013, they never proceeded to tie the knot. However, in February 2022, Jones publicly announced that Moses had decided to end their relationship. 

Fortunately, they were able to work through their differences and reconcile. Their bond was evident when Jessie Moses stood by Jon Jones‘ side as he celebrated his victory and captured the heavyweight title at UFC 285 in March 2023. 

Throughout their time together, Jon Jones and Jessie Moses have been recognized as a loving couple and are proud parents to four beautiful daughters, including Leah JonesCarmen Nicole Jones, and Olivia Haven Jones.

Jon Jones was once in a relationship with Jenna Jameson (2012).

Net Worth

Jon Jones, a renowned American mixed martial artist, has garnered immense fame and fortune throughout his illustrious career. Often referred to by his nickname “Bones,” Jones is estimated to possess a net worth ranging from $3 million to $15 million. 

Though the exact figures may vary depending on different sources, it is undeniable that his financial success primarily stems from his remarkable achievements in fighting and the numerous lucrative endorsement deals he has secured.




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