Chipper Jones Biography

Chipper Jones

Quick Facts Of Chipper Jones

Celebrated Name Chipper Jones
Age 47 Years
Nick Name Chipper
Birth Name Larry Wayne Jones Jr.
Birth Date 1972-04-24
Gender Male
Profession Baseball Player
Nationality American
Birth Nation USA
Place Of Birth DeLand
Father Larry Wayne Jones, Sr.
Mother Lynne Jones
Religion Christian
School Bolles School in Jacksonville, Florida
Height 1.93 m
Weight 95 Kg
Hair Color Light Brown
Eye Color Brown
Chest Size 48 in
Waist Size 34 in
Bicep Size 16 in
Marital Status Married
Spouse Taylor Higgins
Married Date 14th June 2015
Children 1
Net Worth $90 Million
Salary $13 Million

Larry Wayne Jones Jr, one of the popular professional baseball player is simply known as Chipper Jones. He is a well known American celebrity. He is famous for contribution to professional life. He is an American former Major League Baseball (MBL). He was the Atlanta Braves number one baseball player from 1995 to 2012. He had won many awards. His best position is Left fielder. His throwing position is right and batting position is a switch. He made his debut for Atlanta Braves on September 11, 1993. He got the nickname "Chipper" from his family members. He was initially signed as a shortstop but later until his retirement his position was the third baseman.

Famous For

  • Being the best baseball player.

Early Life of Jones

Passionate and enthusiastic player, Chipper Jones was born in 1972, 24th April. He was born and raised in DeLand, the city of U.S. He is the son of Larry Wayne Jones, Sr. and Lynne Jones, his father, and mother. His father was a teacher and coach at T. DeWitt Taylor High School in Pierson, the same school Jones attended and played baseball. His nationality is American. His astrological sign is Taurus. At the small age of 7, he began his career with baseball. His religion is Christian. There is no information regarding his siblings.

Regarding his education, he was enrolled at the Bolles School in Jacksonville, Florida. 

Body Features of Jones

Jones has got a great personality. Talking about his body, his height is 1.93 m. His weight is of 95 Kg. His eye color is Brown and the hair color is Light Brown. He has a balanced body with good health. He has an attractive body figure. His smiling face and charming personality have helped him to gain the attention of all the viewers. His chest size is 48 in, waist size is 34 in and bicep size is 16 inch. With his charming smile, he attracts a lot of people towards him.

Career of Jones

  • Jones was selected by Atlanta Braves as the first pick overall in the 1990 Major League Baseball draft.
  • He signed a contract with a $275,000 signing bonus for this club.
  • In the year 1991, he played with Macon Braves and later in 1992, he moved up to the Durham Bulls.
  • After playing with the Triple-A Richmond Braves, he was called to Atlanta for his major league debut.
  • On 11th September 1993, he made his team debut as the youngest player.
  • He spent entire seasons of 1994 on the disabled list because of a tear in his left knee.
  • After his recovery, he led all major leagues rookies in the year 1995.
  • He also participated in the 1995 World Series and his team won in six games over the Cleveland Indians.
  • Jones won the National League MVP award in the year 1999.
  • In the year 2000, he signed an extension contract of a six-year deal on $90 Million.
  • In 2002, he announced his willingness to move from third base to left field before the season.
  • In the year 2006, he was selected to play in the inaugural 2006 World Baseball Classic.
  • In the year 2007, he opened the Chipper Jones 10th Inning baseball academy in Suwannee, Georgia.
  • In the year 2008, he was picked in the 2008 Major League Baseball All-Star Game and also in the month of December, he accepted to play for the USA team in the 2009 World Basketball Classic.
  • Again, he signed a 3-year extension contract with the fee of $42 million on 31st March 2009.
  • In 2011 seasons, he suffered from a torn meniscus in his right knee and was listed in the disabled list.
  • On September 12, 2012, Jones recorded his 1,500th walk in a game against the Milwaukee Brewers on 12th September 2012.
  • The last game of his career was the 2012 National League Wild Card Playoff.

Personal Life of Jones

Affairs

Jones is a married man. He met his first wife, Karin Fulford and they become lovers. Later, the couple married in the year 1992. They spent some blissful moment together and later got separated in the year 2000. He also had an external affair with Hooter waitress and she gave their first child, Matthew in 1998.

In the year 2000, he married Sharon Logonov in March. The couple is blessed with three sons named Trey, Triste, and Shea. After some years, they got separated on 14th June 2012.

After that, he began dating former Playboy model Taylor Higgins and they got married on 14th June 2015. She gave birth to his boy baby on 11th January 2017. They seem to be very happy with each other. The couple makes public appearances together often. There is no any sign of Separation between them. They are living peacefully.

Net Worth of Jones

The net worth of Jones is estimated to have $90 million in 2018. His annual salary is $13 Million. This excellent player makes good money from his work. He is satisfied with his earning. His major source of income is from playing baseball. He is satisfied with his salary and his net worth. He is very successful in his personal life as well as professional life.

Did You Know?

  • He was initially signed as a shortstop but later until his retirement his position was the third baseman.
  • Jones was selected by Atlanta Braves as the first pick overall in the 1990 Major League Baseball draft.
  • The last game of his career was the 2012 National League Wild Card Playoff.
  • At the small age of 7, he began his career with baseball.

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