|Celebrated Name:||Chipper Jones|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Larry Wayne “Chipper” Jones Jr.|
|Age:||49 years old|
|Birth Date:||24 April 1972|
|Birth Place:||DeLand, Florida, United States|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Taylor Higgins (m. 2015), Sharon Loginov (m. 2000–2012), Karin Fulford (m. 1992–1999)|
|Children:||Yes (Larry Wayne Jones III, Tristen Jones, Matthew Jones, Shea Jones)|
|Profession:||American former Major League Baseball player|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$125 million|
|Last Updated:||July 2021|
Chipper Jones is a retired Major League Baseball player. He has been the Atlanta Brave’s number one overall pick. This was in the 1990 MLB draft. He was also the number three primary baseman form. This was between the years 1995 to the year 2012. He has been an All-Star winner. He was able to win the National League Most Valuable Player Award. This happened in the year 1999. In the years 1999 and 2000, he was able to win the National League Silver Slugger Award. In the year 2008, he was able to win the MLB Batting champion.
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Chipper Jones, whose real names are Larry Wayne, was born in the year 1972 on April 24th. His place of birth was in Deland, in Florida. He was a son of Larry Wayne Jones, who was a teacher and also a coach at T. DeWitt Taylor High School that was located in Pierson. The names of his mother are Lynne Jones. His nickname ‘Chipper’ came from his family members.
His interest in the baseball game started at a very tender age. This was significantly contributed by his father, who was a football coach. At a tender age of seven years old, he began to play in the Little League. Jones has been married several times. He first got married in the year 1992. He married Karin Fulford. However, the couple broke up later and got divorced. This is because Jones had an affair with a waitress and they had a son together by the name Matthew.
In the year 2000, he got married to Sharon Loginov. Together, they had three sons. The names of the three sons are Larry Wayne III, Tristen, and Shea. In the year 2012, they got divorced. In 2015, he did marry a famous actress by the name Taylor Huggins.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 24 April 1972, Chipper Jones is 49 years old as of today’s date 24th July 2021. His height is 1.93 m tall, and weight is 95 Kg.
He began his professional career in the year 1990 when he joined the Atlanta Braves. He got selected as the first pick overall. He did sign a contract with the team. He was to receive a bonus of $275,000. Between the years 1991 and 1993, he did play minor leagues. He did play with the Macon Braves, which was Atlanta Class A minor league affiliate. During this period, he did receive a lot of criticism for his minor errors at the shortstop position.
Jones upgraded to the Durham Bulls, the Brave’s Class A-advanced minor league team. His major league career started in the year 1993. He was the youngest player in the league at that time. In the year 1995, he was able to complete the second position in the Baseball Writer’s Rookie of the Year. He did participate in the 1995 World Series. He was able to help the Braves win six games against Cleveland Indians. He has had a very successful career in baseball.
Awards and Achievements
Jones was able to demonstrate very high skills in baseball. This paid off as he was able to win multiple awards. Among the awards that he has been able to win includes All-Star Award, NL Most Valuable Player Award, win National League Silver Slugger Award and MLB Batting champion. He has been inducted into the team’s Hall of Fame.
Net Worth & Salary of Chipper Jones in 2021
As of July 2021, Jones has a net worth of over $125 million. This wealth has been generated from his career in baseball. It is estimated his earnings were able to rise to $14 million per year. This was attributed to his high skills and very excellent performance.
Jones kept his focus on growing his career in baseball. He has attributed his success to his ambition and devotion to making it in baseball football. In the year 2018, he was inducted into the National Hall of fame after being able to garner more than 97.2% of the total votes.