Julio Jones is an American professional footballer. He plays for the National Football League (NFL) side Tennessee Titans as a wide receiver. Jones is one of the most versatile players in the National Football League (NFL). The 32 years old has speed, strength, body control, catching ability etc. He joined the Tennessee Titans in the year 2021. Julio Jones earns a handsome sum of money for American football. Here are details about his net worth, professional record and journey.
Julio Jones Net Worth 2021
As per the celebrity net worth, Julio Jones net worth is $50 million. He earns a maximum amount of money from American football only. Between June 2019 and June 2020, the 32 years old earned over $40 millions from endorsements and salary. He receives an annual salary of $22 million.
Julio Jones Early Life
He was born on 8th of February, 1989 in Foley, Alabama. Jones grew up in a violent neighborhood. His mother kept him shielded from the violent neighborhood. Julio Jones attended Foley High School in Foley, Alabama. He played as defensive end and wide receiver for the Lions high school football team. The American played American football at college level for 3 years before moving up the ladder.
Julio Jones Professional Career
The American signed his first professional contract with the Atlanta Falcons. It selected Jones with the sixth overall pick of the 2011 NFL Draft. He was only the second wide receiver to be picked. Jones signed his first professional contract for four years worth $16.2 million. He wore the #11 number jersey for The Atlanta Falcons.
The 32 years old made his National Football League (NFL) debut against the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field in the 30–12 loss. After numerous successful seasons, he finally made his first Super Bowl appearance in the year 2016.
Julio Jones spent 11 seasons with the Atlanta Falcons before joining the Tennessee Titans in the year 2021. The reason behind him leaving the Atlanta Falcons was reported disgruntlement with Atlanta’s new front office. In his very first game for the Tennessee Titans, he was fined $10,815 for altering defensive back Byron Murphy.
Julio Jones Achievements
- AP SEC Freshman of the Year (2008)
- 7× Pro Bowl selections (2012, 2014, 2019)
Furthermore, his career average of 96.1 receiving yards per game is the highest in National Football League (NFL) history.