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Marion Jones Net Worth

Marion Jones Net Worth is
$500,000

Marion Jones Bio/Wiki 2017

Marion Jones’s an estimated net worth of $500,000 that she made as an expert sportsman. Born Marion Lois Jones on October 12, 1975 in Los Angeles, California to African-American George Jones and Belizean Marion, she holds dual citizenship with America and Belize. At a young age, she already turned to sports for example jogging, pick-up basketball games and anything her brother Albert Kelly did athletically. When she was 15, she already dominated California high school sports both on the tracks as well as the basketball courts.

Marion Jones Net Worth $500,000

Marion was named Associated Press Female Athlete of the Year for 2000. She’s won five medals during the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney Australia. She’d three gold medals for the 100m, 200m as well as the 4x400m relay race. She’d two bronze for the 4x100m relay and long jump. However, all the medals and prizes dating back from September 2000 were forfeited after she acknowledged in October 2007 that she took performance-enhancing drugs as much back as the 2000 Summer Olympics and that she lied about it to a grand jury investigating performance-enhancer creations by Victor Conte and the Bay Area Laboratory Cooperative (BALCO). She also announced her retirement during her entrance.

Jones was among the very famous people to be linked to the BALCO Scandal at time of her entry and following guilty plea. The instance covered more than 20 top level athletes including her ex husband shot putter C.J. Hunter and the father of her first child, 100m sprinter Tim Montgomery. She is presently married to Oba Thompson and she uses his last name. She is now generally known as Marion Jones-Thompson and they have two children.

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Quick Facts

Full NameMarion Jones
Net Worth$500 thousand
Date Of BirthOctober 12, 1975
Weight68 kg
ChildrenEva-Marie Thompson, Ahmir Thompson, Tim Montgomery Jr.
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AwardsBest Female Athlete ESPY Award, Best Female Track Athlete ESPY Award, Associated Press Female Athlete of the Year, BET Award for Sportswoman of the Year, Glamour Woman of the Year Award, Best U.S. Female Olympian ESPY Award


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Cut by the WNBA's Tulsa Shock. Jones averaged less than one point per game in 14 appearances. (21 July 2011).
2Was sentenced to six months in jail, two years probation and ordered to serve 800 hours of community service for lying to a federal investigator about using steroids and her knowledge of a check fraud scam.
3After admitting to having taken steroids before the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, she surrendered her five medals from the games and announced her retirement from track and field (October 2007).
4Her lawyers announced that her "B" sample had tested negative, which cleared her from the doping allegations after the 2006 US Track and Field Championships (6 September 2006).
5After years of accusations that she uses illegal substances, her "A" urine sample finally tested positive for a banned performance-enhancer at the USA Track and Field Championships in Indianapolis. If the "B" sample also turns up positive, she would be banned for two years (August 2006).
6Won three gold (100m, 200m, 4x400m relay) and two bronze medals (4x100m relay, long jump) at the 2000 Summer Olympics.
7Holds dual citizenship from the USA and Belize.
828 June 2003: Son, Tim, born. Father is boyfriend Tim Montgomery.
9Named Associated Press Female Athlete of the Year for 2000.


Quotes

#Quote
1The ultimate would be to compete in a couple more Olympics, hopefully break some world records and wind up my sports career with a couple of years in the WNBA.
2When I'm home, I'm relaxed.
3Our lives are so hectic and full, and we have a big family right now.
4It's hard to have a bad hair day when you're famous.
5I think the people who have really followed my career from the time I was seven years old can see my steady progress and see the type of person and athlete I am.
6You forget that sometimes people are out there to get you - they don't even have a reason.
7I'm an Internet junkie.
8I will continue to express the fact I am for a drug-free sport and always will be.
9In my opinion, Jackie is the greatest female athlete ever.
10I've set no world record.
11I was only 24 then, but 18 of those 24 years had been dedicated to wanting to get to that moment.
12We realized that the only persons we can truly trust in this world is each other and our families.
13Everywhere we go, people recognize me.
14Nobody has ever said anything about Marion Jones ever using performance-enhancing drugs and they never will.
15I did pretty well at the Sydney Olympics, but those were my first Games.
16But I don't believe in guilt by association.
17My father wasn't really involved and my mom is the light in my life.
18I'm for a drug-free sport and always will be.
19As a child I was very involved with sports and I knew at age 9 that I wanted to be an Olympic champion.
20A lot of women say they love being pregnant, but I wasn't such a big fan.
21I'm a jock and I'm an athlete, and that's what I love to do.


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Filmography

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Arli$$2001TV SeriesMarion Jones

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Oprah: Where Are They Now?2013TV SeriesHerself
Life After2012TV SeriesHerself
Piers Morgan Tonight2012TV SeriesHerself
The Mo'Nique Show2011TV SeriesHerself
The Daily Show2010TV SeriesHerself
30 for 302010TV Series documentaryHerself
Good Morning America2010TV SeriesHerself
The Oprah Winfrey Show2008TV SeriesHerself
Olympic Games Athens 20042004Video documentaryHerself
Late Show with David Letterman2000-2004TV SeriesHerself
Athens 2004: Games of the XXVIII Olympiad2004TV Mini-SeriesHerself
Top Speed2003Documentary shortHerself
Pyramid2002-2003TV SeriesHerself
Seasons of Change: The African American Athlete2002TV MovieHerself
Women of the Games: Going for the Gold on E!2002TV SpecialHerself
ESPN SportsCentury2001TV Series documentaryHerself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show2000TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Sydney 2000: Games of the XXVII Olympiad2000TV Mini-SeriesHerself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2000TV SeriesHerself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
60 Minutes2011TV Series documentaryHerself - Runner (segment "Armstrong")
Secrets of Body Language2008TV Movie documentaryHerself
Bigger Stronger Faster*2008DocumentaryHerself
The O'Reilly Factor2008TV SeriesHerself
Rome Is Burning2007TV SeriesHerself
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