Chris Christie vs Jerry Jones

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Governor of New Jersey
President and General Manager, Dallas Cowboys
$4 Million
Net worth 2018
$5.58 Billion
Political Leaders
Industry
Sports
Newark
Residence
Los Angeles, California
United States
Country
United States
06/09/1962
BirthDay
13/10/1942
1.80 m
Height
Children
3
Education
Bachelor of Arts / Science, University of Arkansas; Master of Arts, University of Arkansas
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2013

In 2013, he ran for a second term in office and won the election by defeating Barbara Buono by a huge margin, thus proving his popularity

2012

Equally commendable was the administration’s rescue and rehabilitation work in the aftermath of the Hurricane Sandy in 2012

2011

He approved 23 new charter schools in January 2011 which included the state’s first independent school for children with autism

2010

He signed three state pension reform bills in March 2010 which were passed with bipartisan support

2009

He decided to run for the Governor’s office in 2009 and was helped by the former Governor Thomas Kean in his campaign

2002

In 2002, he became the Chief Federal Law Enforcement Officer in New Jersey, a post he served till 2008

1999

He worked as a registered statehouse lobbyist for Dughi and Hewit from 1999 to 2001

1994

Christie, a Republican, was elected to the Board of Chosen Freeholders for Morris County in 1994 and the next year he announced that he would run for a seat in the New Jersey General assembly

1993

He was a hard working and prudent lawyer who was made a partner in the firm in 1993

1987

He joined the law firm of Dughi, Hewit & Palatucci in New Jersey in 1987

1986

He met fellow student Mary Pat at the University of Delaware and married her in 1986

1984

He studied political science from the University of Delaware and graduated in 1984

1980

He attended Livingston High School from where he graduated in 1980

1962

He was born on September 6, 1962 to Wilbur James Christie and Sondra Grasso

2017

The 2017 NFL season is Jones' 29th as Cowboys owner - the same number of seasons as the combined tenures of his predecessors

2016

Following the replacement of the then-injured Romo as starter with unheralded rookie backup Dak Prescott, the Cowboys were successful in 2016, winning a franchise-record eleven consecutive games after losing their season opener

2015

As of September 2015, Jones' net worth is reported by Forbes to be $5 billion, the majority of which can be accounted for as being his ownership stake in the Cowboys who are currently valued by the same publication to be the world's most valuable sports team at $4 billion

2014

In 2014, the Cowboys won the NFC East for the first time in five years after key drafts and free agent signings

2013

Jones also appears in a 2013 Pepsi commercial, walking into an elevator filled with three men wearing New York Giants apparel, who look at him with discontent

2012

He appeared as himself in the seventh season of the HBO series Entourage in 2010, in an episode of the TNT incarnation of Dallas titled "Truth and Consequences", which aired on July 4, 2012, in a series of commercials for the 2012 season of ESPN's Monday Night Football, and in the season 4 premiere of The League

2011

The Cowboys went 8–8 in 2011–13, losing the NFC East title in Week 17 each season to a different divisional opponent

2009

In 2009, Jones was fined $100,000 for violating a gag order on labor issues, commenting that revenue sharing was "on its way out"

2008

Jones was fined $25,000 by the NFL for publicly criticizing referee Ed Hochuli after Hochuli made a controversial call in a game between the San Diego Chargers and the Denver Broncos on September 14, 2008

2003

In an online poll from October 8, 2003, Jones was named the least favorite sports personality by Sports Illustrated, in three states (Virginia, Delaware and Texas)

1998

He had a brief cameo appearance as himself in the 1998 made-for-television reunion movie Dallas: War of the Ewings

1996

Jones also appeared as himself in a 1996 episode of the TV show Coach and in a 2007 television commercial for Diet Pepsi MAX, which also featured then Cowboys head coach Wade Phillips and quarterback Tony Romo

1995

During Switzer's tenure, the Cowboys also won the Super Bowl in the 1995 season

1994

The NFL's implementation of a hard salary cap in 1994, combined with the implementation of a hard salary floor and consistently increasing television revenues have eliminated the ability of any NFL team to significantly outspend its rivals

1992

The Cowboys won the Super Bowl in the 1992 and 1993 seasons

1990

After a slow start under Jones and Johnson (the first season under Jones, a 1–15 finish, remains second only to the team's inaugural season in terms of futility), Jones quickly built a team that is often reckoned to be the best NFL franchise of the 1990s

1989

Much of the league's financial success since 1989 has been credited to Jones himself

1969

(born September 27, 1969) is the Cowboys' chief sales and marketing officer/vice president

1967

After several other unsuccessful business ventures (including an attempt, again using Teamsters money, to purchase the American Football League's San Diego Chargers in 1967), he began an oil and gas exploration business in Arkansas, Jones Oil and Land Lease, which became successful

1966

Charlotte (born July 26, 1966) serves as the Cowboys' executive vice president and chief brand officer

1965

According to an interview with Jones on HBO, after graduating from college in 1965, he borrowed a million dollars from Jimmy Hoffa's Teamsters union to open up a string of Shakey's Pizza Parlor restaurants in Missouri

1964

Stephen (born June 21, 1964) serves as the Cowboys' chief operating officer/executive vice president/director of player personnel

1945

His family moved to North Little Rock, Arkansas in 1945, and Jones was a running back at North Little Rock High School

1942

Jerral Wayne Jones (born October 13, 1942) is an American businessman, best known for being owner of the National Football League (NFL)'s Dallas Cowboys since 1989