Chris Jones is an American football player who plays for the Kansas City Chiefs as the defensive tackler in NFL. As of 2021, Chris Jones net worth is estimated to be $3 million.
|Net Worth||$3 million|
|Date of Birth||July 3, 1994|
|Age||26 years old|
|Born Place||Houston, Mississippi, United States|
|Source of Wealth||Professional NFL player|
Jones was born on July 3, 1994, in Houston, Mississippi. He went to Houston High School where he played high school football for Hilltoppers. He was considered a five-star recruit among the top players in the class.
After high school, Jones played for Mississippi State University. As a freshman, he appeared in all 13 games and made three starts. He had 32 tackles and three sacks. As a sophomore, he started in all 13 games and had 26 tackles and three sacks.
In 2016, Jones decided to enter the NFL Draft. He was drafted in the second round in the NFL Draft by the Kansas City Chiefs. He signed to a four-year deal, $6.23 million contract with $3.44 million guaranteed and received a signing bonus of $2.73 million.
Jones made his professional debut in the Chief’s season-opening 33-27 win over San Diego Chargers in 2016. On October 18, 2016, he was named the starting right defensive end after Allen Bailey was placed on the reserve list. Jones finished his rookie season with 28 combined tackles, two sacks, and four pass deflections in 16 games.
Jones earned his first AFC Defensive player of the week after he recorded three sacks, two forced fumbles, and an interception in 27-20 win over the Philadelphia Eagles.
In 2018, Jones recorded a sack in all games from week 5 to week 16. With that number, he set an NFL record of 11 consecutive games with a sack. He finished the season third in the league with 15.5 sacks, 40 combined tackles, 5 passes defended, 2 forced fumbles, and an interception. He was named second-team All-Pro for his performance that year.
Chris Jones Net Worth
As of 2021, Chris Jones net worth is estimated to be $3 million. He signed a contract with Chiefs worth $6.23 million in 2016. His contract is now set to expire in 2020 and the Chiefs has to make a decision whether to expand his contract or not.