|Celebrated Name:||Roy Jones Jr|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Roy Levesta Jones Jr.|
|Age:||52 years old|
|Birth Date:||January 16, 1969|
|Birth Place:||Pensacola, Florida (U.S)|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Natlyn Jones|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (Roy Jones III, De Andre Jones and DeShaun Jones)|
|Is Roy Jones Jr Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Former American boxer, boxing commentator, boxing trainer, rapper and actor|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$15 Million|
|Last Updated:||June 2021|
Roy Jones Jr. was one of the most prolific professional boxers of his time. He was very talented and therefore had a very successful career. He participated in around 75 professional fights and only had nine losses, an impressive record for him. Forty-seven of his wins were knocked outs, which proves how good he was. He is now a boxing commentator, trainer actor and rapper. It is surprising that he ended going into music after being a fierce boxer. He has released some good songs such as Can’t be touched, Go hard Go home and Body Head Anthem.
Maybe you know about Roy Jones Jr. very well but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2021? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Roy Jones Jr.’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.
Early Life & Biography
Roy Jones Jr. was born in Pensacola, Florida on the 16th of January in 1969. His parents were Roy Jones Sr. and Carol Jones. His father was a Vietnam War Veteran and even won a Bronze Star of Valor for saving another soldier. His father was also a professional boxer and therefore trained him in the sport in his earlier years. The boxer attended Booker T. Washington High School but did not have much of academic life since his passion was boxing.
Roy Jones Jr. is currently married to the love of his life, Natlyn Jones and has three children together. Their names are Roy Jones III, De Andre Jones and DeShaun Jones. Jones Jr. has done all he can to keep his personal life very private and does not like dragging his family into the limelight. Although, there was a scandal where a woman claimed to be Jones Jr.’s mistress, obviously, Jones Jr. denied the claims.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on January 16, 1969, Roy Jones Jr. is 52 years old as of today’s date 14th June 2021. His height is 1.8m tall, and his weight is 88kg.
Roy Jones Jr. was introduced to boxing by his father from a young age. His father, a Vietnam war veteran, trained him from a young age. His father was also a boxer, and therefore he received some quality training. He began boxing professionally when he represented his country in the 1988 Olympics in South Korea. Despite winning the match, the ruling was against him. He still went ahead to win the Val Barker Award as an outstanding boxer.
His professional debut was on May 6, 1989, and his unique talent was immediately recognized due to his speed and quick reflexes. He won his first major title against Bernard Hopkins for the vacant International Boxing Federation (IBF) middleweight belt. As his career progressed, he gradually gained weight and went ahead to join the super middleweight and light heavyweight divisions. He even went ahead to win titles in these divisions.
Some people questioned his focus since he was playing basketball for his home team. In 2003, he challenged John Ruiz for the WBA heavyweight championship. He won the match and became the only second man to win the heavyweight title after holding the middleweight title. He then dropped out of the heavyweight division and went back down to the light heavyweight division where he beat Antonio Tarver. He later retired on the 8th of February in 2018.
Awards & Achievements
Roy Jones Jr. was an incredibly talented boxer in his prime. He had 47 knockouts and only lost nine matches out of his total 75 matches. This feat cannot go unrewarded. As a boxer, most of the awards won by the athlete are his belts and his medal. He has won the lightweight championship, middleweight and heavyweight championships. He was also awarded the ESPY Best Boxer of the year.
Net Worth & Salary of Roy Jones Jr in 2021
Roy Jones Jr. has had a prolific career due to his hard work and incredible talent. He has incredible feats, and it is quite incredible to consider that he started his career as a lightweight, and after a few years, he was dominating the heavyweight category. He has made a huge fortune in his boxing career and later on as a rapper, actor and boxing commentator. As of June 2021, he has an estimated net worth of $15 million.
Roy Jones Jr. has had a sensational boxing career. He has earned a lot of respect for all that he has accomplished in his career. He has inspired many people never to give in their dreams and to work hard for everything that they want to achieve and accomplish. His incredible fights and records will forever be remembered.