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Chandler James Jones was born on 27 February 1990, in Rochester, New York State USA, and is a professional American Football player, best known to play in the National Football League (NFL) for the Arizona Cardinals. He has also played with the New England Patriots, and all of his efforts have helped put his net worth to where it is today.
How rich is Chandler Jones? As of mid-2016, sources inform us of a net worth that is at $7 million, mostly earned through success in professional football. He’s earned high valued contracts and has been well-known since his college football days at Syracuse. He’s helped his team reach the playoffs, and as he continues his career it is expected that his wealth will increase.
Chandler Jones Net Worth $7 million
Chandler attended Union-Endicott High School and played football there. He was named as the eighth best prospect of New York with titles such as a 2007 SuperPrep All- Northeast and PrepStar All-East Region selection. After matriculating, he attended Syracuse despite being ranked lowly by scouting websites, but he would eventually improve his football skills. During his junior year, he became part of the All-Big East selection despite being injured for most of it. Eventually, he decided to forgo his senior year to join the NFL Draft.
He was considered as one of the best defensive prospects in the 2012 NFL Draft, and was selected by the New England Patriots as the 21st pick overall, the highest selected player from his university since 2002. He signed a four year contract with New England, and was immediately put in the starting right defensive end slot. He would go on and perform several game-changing sacks, and helped to solidify the Patriot defense. During his rookie year he managed to make 45 tackles, five passes defended, six sacks, and three forced fumbles. He continued with good performances, and got his first touchdown in 2013. He recorded 43 tackles and six sacks in 10 games during 2014, and was also able to help the Patriots win Super Bowl XLIX, and get his first Super Bowl ring. In 2015, the Patriots optioned Jones’ $7.79 million fifth-year of his contract, and he would finish leading the team in sacks, and helped the Patriots get a 7-0 start. He was hospitalized due to a bad reaction to legal synthetic marijuana just before the team faced the Kansas City Chiefs, but despite this, he was still able to perform during the playoffs, however, in 2016, he was traded to the Arizona Cardinals for a second-round pick and Jonathan Cooper.
For his personal life, there is no public information on any relationship. It is known that Jones has brothers who are also well known in professional sports. His eldest brother Arthur plays in the NFL for the Indianapolis Colts. He also has another brother Jon Jones, who’s well known for being a mixed martial arts fighter in the UFC. Jones has also had his share of problems in the field, getting a few fines for treating other football players too roughly.