Vinnie Jones is an English actor and former professional footballer who has played for a number of clubs as a midfielder. Similarly, he represented the Welsh national team in international competitions, where he also served as captain of the team. Vinnie was also known as the “Hard Man” because of his image and personality. He began his football career in 1984 and retired in 1999, during which time he scored 38 goals for various clubs. Later, he decided to pursue a career in acting and has worked in the entertainment industry since 2000, which is now 20 years. He is best known for his portrayal of Juggernaut in the ‘X-Men’ film franchise.
|Real Name||Vincent Peter Jones|
|Famous As||Actor, Footballer|
|Birthday||5 January 1965|
|Height||6 ft 2 inches|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Net Worth||$10 million|
|Hobbies||Producing Movies, Acting|
Vinnie Jones Age, Early Life
Vinnie Jones was born Vincent Peter Jones on 5 January 1965 in Watford, Hertfordshire. He was taken to his father, Peter Jones, a former gamekeeper, and his mother, Glenda Jones. Vinnie is another name for him. Vinnie is 55 years old and belongs to the Capricorn zodiac sign.
Height & Weight
Vinnie Jones is of British nationality, and his religion is Christianity. Furthermore, he has an athletic body type. Vinnie is 6 feet 2 inches tall (188cm/1.88m) and weighs around 85kg (187lbs). His eyes are blue, and his hair is a dark brown color.
Vinnie Jones went to Dollis Junior School in Mill Hill for his education. He then attended Brookmans Park’s Chancellor’s School. He began playing football when he was just a young boy of ten years old.
Vinnie Jones Wife, Marriage
In 1994, Vinnie Jones married his childhood friend Tanya Terry in Watford. He has two children: Kaley Jay Terry, a stepdaughter from Tanya’s first marriage, and Aaron Jones, who works for the British Army. His wife had skin cancer that spread to her brain and caused her death on July 6, 2019.
Vinnie Jones joined Wealdstone FC in 1984 and played in England’s Alliance Premier League. He has two goals for this club in 38 appearances. Jones then spent a season on loan with IFK Holmsund, helping the team finish third in Division 3. In 1986, he was signed by Wimbledon FC, where he stayed until 1989, scoring nine goals. He rose to prominence as a result of this football club.
In 1998, Vinnie Jones made his acting debut in the British crime comedy film ‘Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels.’ This film gave him his first break in the film industry and helped him gain recognition because it was a huge critical and commercial success. Between 2000 and 2001, he appeared in films such as ‘Gone in 60 Seconds,’ ‘Mean Machine,’ ‘The Big Bounce,’ ‘Slipstream,’ ‘The Other Half,’ ‘Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties,’ ‘The Condemned,’ ‘Loaded,’ ‘The Ballad of G.I. Joe,’ ‘The Heavy,’ and many more. Meanwhile, in 2006, he appeared in a superhero film based on Marvel Comics’ X-Men: The Last Stand, in which he played Cain Marko / Juggernaut, a supervillain.
Vinnie Jones’s Net Worth
Vinnie Jones is a formal professional footballer and actor with a large fan base in show business. His net worth is $10 million as of December 2022.