This article will answer every question you have about Jerry Jones. Below are some of the frequently asked questions about him.
- What does Jones do for a living?
- Who are Jones’s parents and siblings?
- What are Jones’s interests and hobbies?
- Is Jones married or does he have a girlfriend/ boyfriend?
- Does Jones have any children?
- Where is Jones now?
- How tall is Jones?
- How much money does Jones earn?
- What is Jones’s net worth?
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Who is Jerry Jones?
Jerral Wayne Jones abbreviated as Jerry Jones is an American prominent businessman who has been the owner, president, and general manager of the Dallas Cowboys of the NFL (National Football League) since February 1989.
How Old Is Jerry Jones?
He is 79 years old as of September 2022, having been born on October 13, 1942, in Los Angeles, California, U.S. Jones shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Jimin, Caleb McLaughlin, Taylor Alesia, Anastasia Kingsnorth, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and many more.
Jerry Jones Family
Who are Jerry Jones’s Parents?
He was born to J.W. Jones (Father, who died on November 26, 1997). And Arminta Jones (Mother, born on October 17, 1922, but died on October 23, 2012).
Does Jerry Jones have Siblings?
He has a sibling by the name of Jacquelyn Jones.
Jerry Jones Education
He received her high school education at North Little Rock High School where he graduated in 1960. After high school, he attended The University of Arkansas where he graduated. In 1970, he received his master’s degree in business.
Jerry Jones Marital Status
He is married to the love of his life, Eugenia Jones they married in 1963.
Jerry Jones Kids
He and his wife Eugenia. Two sons by the name Jerry Jones Jr. (born on September 27, 1969) is the Chief Sales and Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President of the Dallas Cowboys, and Stephen Jones (born on June 21, 1964) is the vice president, CEO, and director of player personnel for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League. And a daughter by the name of Charlotte Jones (born on July 36, 1966) is the Dallas Cowboys executive vice president and chief brand officer.
Jerry Jones College Football Career
He was a member of the Kappa Sigma fraternity as he attended the University of Arkansas. Moreover, he was co-captain of Arkasas’ 1964 national championship football team. He was an offensive lineman for College Football Hall of Fame coach Frank Broyles and a teammate of college football and NFL coach Jimmy Johnson. His other notable teammates were Glen Ray Hines, a consensus All-American offensive tackle; Ken Hatfield, who went on to coach several major programs including Arkansas. Others included Jim Lindsey; future Outland Trophy winner Loyd Philips, and College Football Hall of Fame linebacker Ronnie Caveness. Jones is one of a very small number of NFL owners who had a significant level of success as a football player.
A Career in Business Ventures
According to an interview on HBO with Jones, in 1965 after graduating from college, he borrowed a million dollars from Jimmy Hoffa’s Teamsters union to open up a string of Shakey’s Pizza Parlor restaurants in Missouri. However, when the venture failed, he was given a job at his father’s insurance company, Modern Security Life of Springfield, Missouri. After several other unsuccessful business ventures (including an attempt to purchase the American Football League’s San Diego Chargers in 1967. He went on to begin an oil and gas exploration business in Arkansas, Jones Oil, and Land Lease which became successful. Next, he formed a partnership with Yankee Global Enterprises in 2008, to create Legends Hospitality, a food, beverage, merchandise, retail, and stadium operations company serving entertainment venues.
A Career with Dallas Cowboys
He purchased the Cowboys from H.R. “Bum” Bright” on February 25, 1989, for $140 million. Soon after the purchase, he fired longtime coach Tom Landry and went on to hire his old teammate at Arkansas, Jimmy Johnson. Later after a few months, he fired longtime general manager Tex Schramm and assumed complete control over football matters. After a low start under Jones and Johnson, Jones went on to build a team often considered the best NFL franchise of the 1990s. As a result of the rebuild, in the 1992 season, the Cowboys won Super Bowl XXVII, as well as Super Bowl XXVIII in the 1993 season. Johnson then departed and was replaced by Barry Switzer who won Super Bowl XXX in the 1995 season. The 2020 NFL season was Jones’ 32nd as Cowboys owner more than the combined tenures of his predecessors.
Jerry Jones Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 6ft 4inches (1.93m) and a weight of 82kg (180lbs).
Jerry Jones Salary and Net Worth
His salary is not mentioned on the internet but has a net worth of $16 billion.