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Chipper Jones Bio, Age, Net Worth 2022, Salary, Divorce, Wife, Kid, Height

Chipper Jones Bio, Age, Net Worth 2022, Salary, Divorce, Wife, Kid, Height

Facts of Chipper Jones

Full Name: Chipper Jones
Birth Date: April 24, 1972
Age: 50 years
Gender: Male
Profession: Baseball Player
Country: America
Horoscope: Taurus
Height: 6 feet 3 inches (1.91m)
WifeTaylor Higgins
MarriedTaylor Higgins(2015)
DivorceSharon Logonov ( 2000–2012), Karin Fulford (1992–1999)
Net Worth$110 million
Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorBlack-White
Birth PlaceDeLand, Florida
StatusMarried
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityWhite
EducationBolles School, Jacksonville, Florida
FatherLarry Wayne Jones, Sr.
MotherLynne
KidsLarry Wayne Jones III, Tristen Jones, Matthew Jones, Shea Jones
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Former MLB third baseball player, who completed his entire 19-year career with the Atlanta Braves, completed 468 home runs and won the National League MVP Award in 1999 and the NL title in 2008. He helped in 1995 to lead the Braves to a World Cup.

Early Life

Chipper Jones was born on April 24, 1972, in DeLand, Florida, the United States of America. Currently, he is 47 years old under the zodiac sign Taurus. He is the son of Lynne and Larry Wayne Jones, Sr. His father was a teacher and coach at T. DeWitt Taylor High School in Pierson. Chip holds an American nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity.

The name “Chipper” was a nickname given to him by his father and family members who saw him as a chip from the old block. As a child, Jones’s love of baseball was heavily influenced by his father’s position as a coach. Therefore, it is not surprising that he started playing at the age of seven.

He was a beginner and shortstop at Taylor High School and played in the right field with a local American Legion baseball team. Jones graduated from college at Bolles School, Jacksonville, Florida, where he played for three seasons and won a state double-A championship with his team..

Is Chipper Jones still Married?

He married three times with three different women. First with Karin Fulford (1992-1999) and Sharon Loginov (2000-2012) and his current wife Taylor Higgins. Chipper Jones is a family man with five children from his relationship.

He shared Larry Wayne III (Trey)Tristen Jones, and Shea Jones with his ex-wife Sharon. He also shared his sons Matthew Jones whose mother’s name is missing. His youngest son Cutler Ridge Jones was born on 11th Jan 2017 with his current wife Taylor.

Chipper Jones with his wife Taylor Higgins
Caption: Chipper Jones with his wife Taylor Higgins

What is Chipper Jones’s Net Worth and Salary?

Chipper Jones has reportedly raised a total of $13 million as a salary for his baseball career. His current net worth since 2019 is reported at $110 million as of 2022. Jones is also one of the top-earning MLB players with a career gain of $ 168,552,133.

On August 1, 2000, Jones signed a six-year contract worth $ 90 million. And the Braves signed a $ 37 million contract extension on December 2, 2005, over a three-year period.

Moreover, Jones signed with the Braves on March 31, 2009. The $ 42 million three-year contract earned him $ 13 million a year in salary, along with a $ 3 million bonus, which was also the last contract of his career

Body Measurement (Height and Weight)

Chipper has an appealing body figure. He stands at a height of 6 feet 3 inches and his weight is 95 kg. He has a black/white hair color and beautiful blue eyes with a white skin tone.

Chipper Jones
Chipper Jones

Career

  • After his first contract with the team elapsed, he signed a six-year contract worth $90 million in 2000 that kept him playing his best games with the Braves.
  • That year, he won his second National League Silver Slugger Award.
  • Jones reached another milestone in his career in the 2006 season when he became the Braves’ all-time RBI leader with his 1,144th career hit on June 10, 2006.
  • By 2009, he ranked No. 10 on the list of 50 greatest players in baseball.
  • He was 36 years old when he won his first batting title, becoming the oldest switch-hitter to win the title in 2008.
Chipper Jones
Caption: Chipper Jones
  • Despite a retirement discussion with Atlanta Braves management in June 2010, after suffering a torn ACL in his left knee on August 10, Jones stated in an August 13 press conference, that he would not retire since he doesn’t want to portray a final image of an injured retiree to fans.
  • Chipper returned in 2011 after his complete recovery from the injury to record his 1500th RBI against the Florida Marlins on April 13.
  • He played in 126 games and while there were speculations of his retirement that year, he announced he would be playing in the 2012 season which was the final year on his contract with the Atlanta Braves.