Vinnie Jones bio, Movies, Football, Net worth, Personal life, Childhood, Facts

February 25, 2019Vinnie Jones bio, Movies, Football, Net worth, Personal life, Childhood, Facts

Who is Vinnie Jones?

Vinnie Jones as a British actor and former pro football player is known for his roles in 'She's the Man, '’The Riddle, '’Arrow‘, ’X-Men: The Last Stand, '’Absolution,’' etc. Jones has been awarded the ' Personality of the Year ' for Satellite TV.

In the Early life of Vinnie Jones

He was born on 5 January 1965 in Watford, Hertfordshire, England. His birth name is Vincent Peter Jones and his nickname is 'The Axe.' His sign of birth is Capricorn. Peter Jones is his father, and his mother's name is Glenda Harris. His dad used to work as a gamekeeper. He has British citizenship and his ethnicity is a mix of English and Wales. In Mill Hill, North England, he attended Dollis Junior School and after his family moved to Hertfordshire, he joined Chancellor's School in Brookmans Park.

In the Career(Football) of Vinnie Jones

 Vinnie Jones as a pro football player

Fig: Vinnie Jones as a pro football player

Jones loved to play football since his childhood, and from 1975 to 1977 he played for the Bedmond football club. He became a member of the' Alliance Premier League' in 1984 and played for IFK Holmsund, a Swedish club for a season in 1986, and made his team win Division 3. He was appointed a full-time football player by Wimbledon F.C in 1986, paid £10,000 and played there until 1989. He was transferred to Leeds United F.C in 1989 and promoted to the old Division One. He left in the middle but returned in 2006 to the testimony of South African footballer Lucas Radebe. Jones was sold to Chelsea in 1991 and then absorbed by Wimbledon in 1992. In early 1998, he left Wimbledon to join Queens Park Rangers as a coach/player, where he played for 9 matches until 1999. In a press release in June 2010, he declared his 1988 FA Cup medal to the A.F.C. Wimbledon fans.

He made his debut in action films from the British comedy flick ' Lock, Stock. And Two Smoking Barrels' on 28 August 1998. Jones appeared in various movies and TV series such as' Snatch' in 2000,' Swordfish' in 2001 and' EuroTrip' in 2004,' The Cape' in 2011,' Mind Games' in 2014,' GAlavant' in 2015, etc. He made his remarkable performance in the superheroic film 'X-Men: The Last Stand,' where he played the role of Cain Marko/Juggernaut. In the action thriller flick 'Escape Plan' in October 2013, he portrayed Drake's sadistic and violent character. His other films include' Fractured' in 2013,' Redirected' in 2014,' The Midnight Man' in 2016, etc.

How much is the net worth of Vinnie Jones?

Vinnie Jones in X-Man

Fig: Vinnie Jones in X-Man

It is estimated that he has a net worth of $10 million, and his main source of income is from his acting and football career.

In the Personal life of Vinnie Jones

 Vinnie Jones with his wife Tanya Terry

Fig: Vinnie Jones with his wife Tanya Terry

Vinnie Jones was married to his long-time girlfriend, Tanya Terry, in Watford on 25 June 1994. They've got a son and a daughter. His son's name is Aaron Elliston, and he was born in 1991 and serves the British Army in the Life Guards. The name of her daughter is Kaley and she was born in 1987. In November 2013, Vinnie and his wife were treated for skin cancer and cured between 2014 and 2015.

Rumor and controversy about Vinnie Jones

Jones received media attention during the match between Wimbledon and Newcastle United, where he photographed the player Paul Gascoigne's catching tests. He was involved in a controversy after posting the football video 'Soccer's Hard Men,' in which there was a picture of many other 'hard men' of the game with him. Jones was fined £10,000 and banned for six months for disrepute of the game. He was also banned from football indefinitely after exceeding 40 disciplinary points, after which he was summoned to Lancaster Gate, but he did not come there.

Facts of Vinnie Jones

In 1998, he was awarded Satellite TV's 'Personality of the Year' by Satellite TV Europe Magazine, named 'Man of the Year' by GQ Magazine in 1998, Best Debut for 'Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels' in 1999 by Empire Magazine's 'The Awards 1999,'  and many more although he is not active in Instagram and Facebook, but he uses Twitter with around 30.8k followers.


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