James Jones Biography
James Jones is an event planner and a reality television star from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is widely known for appearing on season 43 of the CBS reality series Survivor. He owns an event planning business and has worked for nearly 15 years as a healthcare professional. Moreover, at the age of 12, Jones won the United States Chess Open for his rating bracket (the largest Chess tournament in the U.S.A).
James Jones Age | Birthday
Born on May 7, 1985, Jones is 37 years old (age as of 2022). He celebrates his birthday on the 7th of May each year.
James Jones Parents
Jones was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to his parents; Natalie Jones (mother) and James Johnson Sr. (father). James’s father was deacon while his mother was a deaconess. Jones grew up in church and he was an Usher and sang in the church choir from the age of 6 to 17 years. Unfortunately, James’s mother, Natalie Jones passed away in 2016. When it comes to his ethnicity, Jones is an African-American.
James Jones Height
Jones stands at a height measurement of 5 feet and 10 inches (approximately).
James Jones Wife
Jones has not publicly revealed whether he is married or not. He also hasn’t revealed whether he is dating and has a girlfriend or not. Once we have information about Jones’ wife, partner or girlfriend we shall update you.
James Jones Education
Jones attended Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University where he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Management.
James Jones Job
Jones is an event planner and business owner. He owns an event planning business. Jones has planned happy hours, brunches, and assorted events. Besides, Jones has worked for nearly 15 years as a healthcare professional.
James Jones Survivor 43
Jones is one of the cast members of the 43rd season of the CBS game reality series Survivor. He is an event planner living in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Jones describes himself as “confident, casual, and self-aware.” He says he is most proud of “winning the United States Chess Open when he was 12.” At the age of 12, Jones won the United States Chess Open ( which is the largest chess tournament in the USA)for his rating bracket. He took home $1,200 for winning the chess tournament.
Jones credits his mother as his hero revealing that his mother overcame a lot to raise him and give him the foundation that has made Jones who he is today.
When it comes to a former Survivor winner he would most likely want to play his game like, Jones says he would play like Earl.
Survivor 43 premiered on September 21, 2022, at 8 pm on CBS, and new episodes are aired on Wednesdays at 8 pm.
Survivor 43 Cast
The other CBS reality series Survivor 43 cast members include:
- Cody Assenmacher
- Dwight Moore
- Jesse Lopez
- Ryan Medrano
- Jeanine Zheng
- Noelle Lambert
- Karla Cruz
- Cassidy Clark
- Mike “Gabler” Gabler
- Sami Layadi
- Elisabeth “Elie” Scott
- Owen Knight
James Jones Net worth
Jones has an estimated net worth of $250K-$1 million. He is an event planner who owns an event planning business. Besides, Jones has worked for nearly 15 years as a healthcare professional. He is also a reality TV star and he appears on Survivor 43.
James Jones is active on Instagram. His Instagram handle is @j2dajones with over 5,300 followers as of November 2022.