Larry Wayne Jones Jr, aka Chipper Jones, is one of the famous pro-baseball players who is now retired but still holds the record of 303 batting average, 2,726 hits, 468 home runs, and 1,623 runs he was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 2018.
Here, what we know about the former baseball player, including everything from his professional life to personal life and his relationship with a playboy model, Taylor Higgins.
How Old is Chipper Jones? Wiki-Bio
Born to Larry Wayne Jones Sr and Lynee Jones, in Deland, Florida, on April 24th, 1972, Chipper Jones’s current age is 47. He got his nickname ‘Chipper’ from his father and other family members. He showed his interest in baseball because of his father’s position as a coach. From age seven, he began to play Little League teams.
He studied at Taylor High School and also played on the American Legion Baseball team. Then he went on to Bolles School in Jacksonville, Florida.
Chipper Jones Married Taylor Higgins
Chipper gained lots of success in his professional career. Still, his relationship history isn’t as splendid as his baseball skills because the baseman has faced many ups and downs in his personal life.
Currently, Chipper Jones is happily married to his third wife, Taylor Higgins, a former playboy model. As per sources, the couple began dating back in March 2013, soon after his divorce from his second wife.
They dated almost two years and eventually walked down on aisle and exchanged the vows on June 14th, 2015. Before their marriage, Chipper proposed Higgins on his birthday in April of 2014.
On June 14, 2019, Jones and Higgins celebrated their fourth anniversary. His wife, Taylor, took to Instagram and shared their wedding picture with a caption. She wrote, “it’s been four years since we say ‘I do’” with a kiss emoji.
Jones often posts photos of his beautiful wife on his social Instagram with sweet captions. In February 2019, he posted a picture with his wife, Higgins, and caption, ‘saw Cold Pursuit movie with fam and friends.’
Was Chipper Jones Married Before Dating Taylor Heggins?
It wasn’t the first-time Chipper was married, as his first wife was Karin Fulford. Karin and Chipper got married in 1992. The former couple first met when he was playing for Braves in the early 1990s in Macon, Georgia. They were married until 2000.
Reportedly, Chipper was cheating on Karin with another lady, a Hooters waitress. Later, he revealed that he has a son with his mistress, born in 1998.
In March 2000, the NL All-Star tied the knot with second wife, Sharon Loginov, in Pierson. This marriage also ended with a divorce despite living together for 11 long years. Their divorce was finalized in November 2012.
How Many Children Do Chipper Jones & Taylor Haggins Have?
Further, Chipper and Taylor share two children. In January 2017, Chipper’s wife gave birth to their to a baby boy, Cutler Ridge Jones. He met his son 12 days after his birth and even tweeted, “12 days….and he finally showed up! 8 lbs, 1 oz, and 21 inches.” In January 2019, their son turned two.
Additionally, the duo was blessed with the second child, again a son named Cooper. His wife, Taylor, shared some glimpse of Cooper’s birthday on her Instagram on 8 August 2019.
Moreover, the MBL player has four children from his previous marriage and past affairs. His older son, Matthew, was born from his past relationship.
He didn’t have any children from his first marriage. Additionally, he has three children; Larry Wayne III, aka Trey, Tristen, and Shea from his friendship with his second wife, Sharon Logonov.
Career In Baseball
The Atlanta Braves drafted chipper Jones in 1990 MLB Draft. Before playing the major league in 1993, he played in the minors in 1991. Even as a junior, Jones was the youngest player in the league.
In 1995, Chipper led all the rookies in six categories and won the World Series Championship with his team, Braves. Moreover, he won the National League MVP award in 1999. In 2013, Jones, the number 10 player for Braves, retired from the Atlanta Braves.
Chipper Jones Net Worth
The retired baseball player, Jones has garnered a decent amount of worth from his career. Currently, Chipper Jones’s net worth is reportedly around $110 million.
He is one of the highest earnings MLB players of his time, and he received an annual salary of $13 million before his retirement.
Facts About MBL Hall Of Famer Chipper Jones
- Chipper Jones was inducted into the team’s Hall of Fame after his retirement in 2013.
- The last game of his career was the 2012s National League Wild Card Playoff.
- Jones started playing baseball at the age of seven.
- He is the father of six children from his three weddings and an affair.
- Chipper is 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 m) tall.
Chipper Jones Facts And Wiki Table
|Date of Birth||April 24, 1972|
|Age||47 years old|
|Net Worth||$110 Million|
|Ex-Wives||Karin Fulford, Sharon Logonov|
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