Jon Jones’ net worth is testament to both his talent in the ring and wise business decisions outside. Thanks to lucrative fight purses and endorsement deals, he has amassed an immense fortune.
He established the Jones Companies, which includes nine privately-owned entities such as lumber mills, pipeline logistics services, pipe traceability software applications, commercial construction contracts and dedicated trucking contracts.
Early Life and Education
Jon “Bones” Jones is a veteran mixed martial arts fighter with an impressive list of achievements and controversies to his credit. Many consider him one of the great athletes in MMA history.
Jones was raised in Rochester, New York as part of a sports-oriented family with strong sports roots. As an active student he played high school football and wrestling; thus earning himself the moniker “Bones.” Though initially disapproved by his pastor father for choosing mixed martial arts (MMA), Jones persisted.
He currently resides in Carrollton, Georgia with longtime fiancee Jessie Moses and three daughters. Additionally, he is a prolific TikTok creator under the handle jabottomlip; amassing over 800k followers through content such as physical humor sketches, trends and challenges on his channel.
Jones is an immensely skilled fighter known by his nickname of “Bones” due to his slim frame. With an impressive fighting resume and numerous UFC events under his belt, his record speaks for itself.
He has received multiple accolades for his MMA skills and is widely considered one of the finest fighters worldwide. Additionally, he has multiple championship victories to his credit and boasts an extensive fan following.
Outside the ring, Jon has encountered plenty of controversy. He was involved in various legal cases including domestic violence and DUI charges. Jon allegedly hit Jessie Moses while dating her and damaged her car causing concern about his character and trustworthiness; since then he has offered an apology.
Achievement and Honors
Jones is a dedicated member of his community, contributing to numerous charity events and causes. For his efforts he was recognized with numerous honors such as receiving the 2023 Ron Burton Community Service Award and earning the Friend of the Child award from Massachusetts Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Children.
His foundation has also become an agent of the Food Bank of East Alabama to fight hunger in East Alabama. Additionally, they host an annual football camp for local children as well as sponsor the fourth-annual back-to-school drive in Carrollton with all necessary school supplies and shoes for students.
Jones finds great pleasure in exploring different cultures through travel and boating. Additionally, he loves spending time with his family. Looking ahead, Jones hopes to grow both his career and foundation.
Jon Jones may be best known for his controversial persona, yet remains an affable family man. Currently married to Mega Garrison – known as Meg – whom he met while attending high school, they manage their professional and personal lives simultaneously with ease.
As a member of Mount Sinai Church of God in Christ and an avid fundraiser for The Pediatric Cancer Foundation, he also makes donations to sports development centers on Barbados.
Jones has earned several endorsements from Reebok and Nike; however, both organizations terminated their contracts following his fight with Daniel Cormier.
Bones owns an extravagant house in Ithaca and has listed it for sale, estimated to be worth more than $7 million. Additionally, Jon is known to have three daughters; Carmen Olivia and Leah.
Jones’ skills and notoriety have brought him several lucrative endorsements and payouts in MMA fighting career; some of which rank amongst the largest paydays ever seen by UFC fighters. Recently he transitioned into Heavyweight division; victory against Ciryl Gane could bring another Deontay Wilder-style payday for himself.
Jones Companies, which he established with his family as well as nine private entities such as lumber mills, logging, pipeline pipe logistics, portable refrigerated storage units, commercial construction contracts and dedicated trucking contracts; paper recycling; plastic recycling as well as products and services supporting power line and pipeline companies are also part of this family-owned enterprise. Jones holds shares in YAK ACCESS (formerly New South and BluRoc) which has grown into one of North America’s leading temporary access road providers.