Last updated on July 16th, 2021 at 09:12 pm
Facts About Jonathan Irons
|Husband of Maya Moore
|Place Of Birth
|Being the spouse of Maya Moore
|5 ft 10 in
Jonathan Irons is an African-American man in his 40s who is well-known as the husband of popular WNBA star, Maya Moore. Moore herself being a popular celebrity has been on headlines with her magnificent performance for the Minnesota Lynx of the Women’s National Basketball Association and is also one of the greatest winners in the history of women’s basketball.
On September 16, 2020, Moore revealed about getting married to Irons who was convicted at an early age of 16 soon after his release from jail in July 2020 on "Good Morning America".
Irons was punished to 50 years in prison in 1997 after he was convicted of breaking into a Missouri home and twice shooting a homeowner during a burglary. His release from the prison was after his 23 years long tenure in prison after his conviction overturned in March 2020. His release from prison followed by his marriage has changed his life completely letting it to a beautiful wonderland that was like a desert for over 2 decades.
What is Jonathan Irons Famous for?
- Famous as the husband of WNBA star, Maya Moore.
Where was Jonathan Irons Born?
Jonathan Irons was born in 1980 in Missouri, United States. His birth name is Jonathan Irons. His nationality is American. Irons belong to the African-American ethnicity.
Born and raised in the city of the US, Irons went on to face several things that he never dreamt about an early age of 16 when he got convicted and was sentenced for 50 years.
Jonathan Irons' Conviction and Release
Jonathan Irons was just 16 years old kid when he was convicted of breaking into a Missouri home and twice non-fatal shooting of a homeowner during a burglary by the Missouri Department of Corrections. For his undone crime, he was sentenced for 50 years even though no physical evidence was found to support his sentencing.
Irons was under arrested without any prominent evidence for over 23 years until officers collected fingerprint, footprint, and DNA evidence at the crime which didn't belong to Jonathan or neither did it linked him to the crime scene.
Seeing the unfair decision and laws of government, Maya Moore couldn't stop herself but to raise voice against the willingness to put a victim in prison without any evidence. She pressed for the release of Irons from the Jefferson City correctional center and even took a sabbatical from basketball in 2019 and 2020, hoping to secure his release.
With efforts and prayers, Irons was released on July 1, 2020. After his release, he said, "I'm free, I'm blessed, I just want to live my life worthy of God's help and influence. I thank everybody who supported me-Maya and her family".
Who is Jonathan Irons' Wife?
Jonathan Irons is married to his long-term friend and the only wife, Maya Moore. Moore is an American professional basketball player who is recognized for playing with the Minnesota Lynx of the Women's National Basketball Association(WNBA) and is also called the greatest winner in the history of women's basketball.
Moore and Iron met the first time in the year 2007 during a penitentiary visit, before she was enrolled in the University of Connecticut. They became friends shortly after meeting and Moore began to talk about Irons publically in 216 when she started advocating against the legal system in the US.
Moore also explained that after getting to know about Jon for over the last 13 years, they have established a good friendship bond and thought about getting together for life.
Jon was protective and caring towards Maya that even though he proposed her one fine day during another meeting he told her not to give her answer just yet as he didn't know if he would be home.
However, after all those years fighting together to get out of the prison being in without any evidence has brought a great change in their life as shortly after Irons' release from prison the couple got married happily during the pandemic of COVID-19. The couple shared their relationship status and the picture about getting married during the current situation on September 16, 2020.
What is the Net Worth of Jonathan Irons?
Jonathan Irons hasn't started his professional career yet as he was locked up in prison for over 23 years since the age of 18. However, his wife Moore has a well maintained healthy fortune from her career as a basketball player.
With her techniques and skills, she has managed to amass a net worth estimated to be around $350k.
How Tall is Jonathan Irons?
Jonathan Irons is a well masculine Black man in his 40s. He stands tall with a height of 6ft. 2inch.(1.88m) while his body weighs around 90kg(198 lbs).
Jonathan has a well-maintained athletic body physique of measurement 40-28-36 inches with 14 inches as his biceps size and 9(US) as his shoe size. He has a dark skin tone with bald hair and brown eyes.