About Thomas Jones
It has been calculated that the current amount of Thomas Jones net worth is as much as 12 million dollars. He became known because of his career in football. However, currently, he is retired from this sport and appears as an actor occasionally. Thus, both of these involvements have added up a lot of revenues to the total amount of Thomas Jones net worth.
Thomas Jones was playing in the National Football League for 12 seasons as a running back. Before he became a professional football player, Thomas Jones was playing college football when he was studying at the University of Virginia. In 2000, Thomas Jones participated in the NFL Draft, where he was chosen as the seventh overall pick by the Arizona Cardinals. In addition to being a player for this team, Thomas Jones was also playing with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Chicago Bears, Kansas City Chiefs and New York Jets. Thus, playing in all of these teams has added up a lot of revenues to the overall sum of Thomas Jones net worth. Thomas Jones is considered to be one of the top 25 leading rushers in NFL history.
The football player was born in 1978 in Big Stone Gap, Virginia.
His mother raised seven kids. Thomas Jones credits his parents for his strong ambitions and work ethics for which he became well known in football. Thomas Jones was playing football when he was studying at Powell Valley High School. He led his team to state championships in 1994 and 1995. After graduation, he began to play football for the University of Virginia. He played in the schools team in the period of 1996-1999. There, he set some records, too. In 1999, the football player was titled as first-team All-American by some publications, including The Associated Press, The Sporting News, Football News, Walter Camp Foundation and the Football Writers Association of America. In addition to playing football, Thomas Jones eventually got his BA degree in psychology.
In 2000, he began his professional career as a football player, which added up a lot of revenues to the overall size of Thomas Jones net worth. The first team in which he played in the NFL was the Arizona Cardinals. He played with the team for three years. However, when he was playing on the team, Thomas Jones suffered quite a few injuries. In 2003, he was part of a trade to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He stayed with this team for one season only. In 2004, Thomas Jones signed a contract with the Chicago Bears team. In 2007, he was traded to the New York Jets. Three years later, the team made an announcement that it would be releasing Thomas Jones. In the same year, Thomas Jones signed a contract with the Kansas City Chiefs, which was stated to last for two years.
In addition to his football career, Thomas Jones has appeared as an actor in some productions, such as “Being Mary Jane” and “Straight Outta Compton”. Thus, his acting career has also increased the current size of Thomas Jones net worth.