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Who Is Tony Jones? Here's Everything You Need To Know About His Early Life, Career, Net Worth, Personal Life, & Relationship

Greece Published On Mon Jul 29 2019   Modified On Mon Jul 29 2019
Who Is Tony Jones? Here's Everything You Need To Know About His Early Life, Career, Net Worth, Personal Life, & Relationship

Facts of Tony Jones

Full NameTony Jones
First NameTony
Last NameJones
Birth NameAnthony William Jones
ProfessionJournalist
NationalityAustralian
EthnicityCaucasian
Birth CountryAustralia
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
HoroscopeScorpio
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseSarah Ferguson
No Of Children3
AwardsWalkley Award
EducationNewington College
Height193 cm
Networth$4 M
Wiki Profile
Date of BirthNovember 13,1955
Age64 years
Married Date1993

Content

    Body and Relation Status of Tony Jones

    What is Tony Jones marital status ?Married
    How many children does Tony Jones have ?3
    Who is Tony Jones married with?Sarah Ferguson
    When was Tony Jones married?1993
    What is the height of Tony Jones?193 cm
    What is the weight of Tony Jones?kg

    Anthony William Jones, also professionally known as Tony Jones, is an Australian TV news presenter, political journalist, radio presenter, and writer. In addition, he is the winner of the Walkley Awards four times in different categories.

    Tony Jones’ Early Life, Nationality, Education

    The Australian journalist was born on November 13, 1955, in Australia. He was born to Caucasian parents, however, the details about his parents are still known.

    Tony Jones

    He belongs to Australian nationality and Caucasian by ethnicity. His birth sign is Scorpio. As for academic qualification, he studied four years of college in Newington College in 1970. He later joined University as the English subject student of St. Paul’s College. Following then, he studied anthropology from 1975 to 1977.

    Tony Jones’ Age, Height, and Body Statistics

    • Age: As of July 2019, Jones has reached the age of 63-year-old.
    • Height: He stands at a tall height of 6 feet 4 inches or 1.93 meters.
    • Weight: The Australian journalist has a healthy body however the weight is distinctly unknown.
    • Eye Color: He has hazel eyes.
    • Hair Color: His hair is dark brown in color.

    Tony Jones’ Personal Life: Relationship, Marriage, Wife

    Tony married Sarah Ferguson, a fellow journalist of ABC channel in 1993. The couple first met in Paris while Jones was the ABC’s UK correspondent and Ferguson was a researcher.

    Tony Jones and his wife Sarah Ferguson
    Tony Jones and his wife Sarah Ferguson

    They started dating soon and not so long after they held the wedding ceremony. Jones has two children with Sarah. In addition, Jones was also previously married however, the details about his past affair is unavailable. He also has a child from his first marriage.

    The Australian journalist is a pet lover and has a dog & a cat. He also loves hanging out with his family and goes on an outing with them. His favorite holiday destination is France.

    Tony Jones’ Net Worth & Career

    The 63-year-old political journalist has accumulated a huge net worth of $4 million over the years. He is a very hard-working journalist who started his journalism career with a small position.

    The main source of his earnings is from the news anchoring and as a co-host of the ABC’s current affairs show Lateline. In addition, he also worked on several shows airing on ABC channel.

    According to a few online sources, Tony was paid a huge salary of 355,789 AUD for the show Q&A in 2013.

    Career

    Jones started his journalism career as a radio current affairs cadet on the show AM, PM and The World Today for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Following then, He worked as a reporter in the TV program Four Corners in 1985.

    The next year, the Australian journalist worked in the SBS’s show Dateline as a reporter. In 1987, he came back to the Four Corners program as a reporter. Similarly, he got the job as ABC’s current affairs corresponded as in London in 1990.

    In 1993, Tony returned to Australia when he got the job in Foreign Correspondent program as Executive producer. In 1999, he became the host of ABC’s show Lateline and Q&A, a political discussion program in 2011. He co-hosts the show Lateline alongside Emma Alberici.

    During his journalism career until now, he covered the collapse of Gulf War, apartheid, USSR Eastern Europe and War Crimes in Bosnia.

    Notable Highlights of Tony Jones' Career

    • Walkley Award for Best Television Current Affairs Report in 1987
    • Walkley Award for Best Coverage of a Current Story in 1991
    • Walkley Award for Broadcast Interviewing in 2004 and 2007
    • Lateline (Current Affair Show, 2011)

    Quick Facts About Tony Jones

    Who is Tony Jones?

    Tony Jones is an Australian radio and television presenter, news and political journalist and a writer.

    How old is Tony Jones?

    Tony Jones is 63 years old as of July 2019.

    How tall is Tony Jones?

    Tony Jones is 6 feet 4 inches or 1.93 meters tall.

    How much is Tony Jones worth at present?

    Tony Jones has a net worth of $4 million as of July 2019.