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Jerry Jones

President and General Manager, Dallas Cowboys
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Net worth 2018: $5.58 Billion
Industry: Sports
Residence: Los Angeles, California
Country: United States
BirthDay: 13 October 1942
Sigh: Scorpio
Children: 3
Education: Bachelor of Arts / Science, University of Arkansas; Master of Arts, University of Arkansas
BIOGRAPHY

Jerry Jones was bornon 13 October 1942 in Los Angeles, California, United States, is President and General Manager, Dallas Cowboys. Jerry Jones is #341 in List Billionaires People In The World. The former co-captain of the University of Arkansas 1964 national championship team, Jerry Jones has long had football in his blood. Jones made a name for himself as an oil wildcatter and still invests in drilling opportunities, retail and residential real estate projects in Dallas. None of Jones' investments has been more successful than his purchase of the Cowboys in 1989 for $150 million. The team is now worth $4.2 billion. An avid art collector, Jones' collections includes Norman Rockwell's "Coin Toss" as well as paintings by Picasso, Renoir and Matisse among others.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2009

$1.8 Billion

2010

$2 Billion

2011

$1.9 Billion

2012

$2.7 Billion

2013

$3 Billion

2014

$4.2 Billion

2015

$5 Billion

2016

$5.2 Billion

2017

$5.2 Billion

2018

$5.58 Billion

"The Dallas Cowboys fans are the greatest fans on Earth. But I love Jag fans, I love Eagle fans, I love Redskin fans, Massilon High School fans, Canton McKinley fans...you're here tonight because you love the game, I am here because I love it too."

Jerry Jones
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

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