Jerry Jones vs Arthur Blank

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President and General Manager, Dallas Cowboys
Chairman, Atlanta Falcons
$5.58 Billion
Net worth 2018
$4.07 Billion
Sports
Industry
Sports
Los Angeles, California
Residence
Atlanta, Georgia
United States
Country
United States
13/10/1942
BirthDay
27/09/1942
3
Children
6
Bachelor of Arts / Science, University of Arkansas; Master of Arts, University of Arkansas
Education
Bachelor of Arts / Science, Babson College
NET WORTH STATISTIC
TIMELINE
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

2017

Blank has also founded an expansion Major League Soccer franchise named Atlanta United FC that began play in 2017

2016

On March 17, 2016, Blank announced that he is cancer-free following treatment

2014

In 2014, he was inducted as a Georgia Trustee, an honor given by the Georgia Historical Society in conjunction with the Governor of Georgia to individuals whose accomplishments and community service reflect the ideals of the founding body of Trustees, which governed the Georgia colony from 1732 to 1752

2011

In 2011, Blank was the recipient of the Freeing Voices, Changing Lives award from the American Institute for Stuttering

2007

However, in February 2007, the Braves completed the sale of the team to Liberty Media

2006

Business Hall of Fame in 2006, and in 2005 he was named National Entrepreneur Of The Year by Ernst & Young LLP

2004

In September 2004, he bought the Arena Football League franchise, the Georgia Force; he moved the team back to the city of Atlanta after it had spent several years in suburban Gwinnett County

2003

In 2003, for the second time in three years, Blank was named Georgia's Most Respected CEO by Georgia Trend magazine

2002

In February 2002, Blank purchased the Atlanta Falcons franchise in the National Football League from owner Taylor Smith, the son of team founder Rankin M

2001

Blank retired from the company in 2001 as co-chairman

1968

Blank is married to Angela Macuga (born 1968), who has three children from a previous marriage

1963

Blank graduated from Stuyvesant High School in New York City and attended Babson College, where he graduated in three years in 1963 with a B

1942

Blank (born 1942): Kenny Blank, Dena Blank Kimball, and Danielle Blank; they divorced in 1993