Drafted in 2011 by the Atlanta Falcons with the sixth overall pick, Julio Jones is a wide receiver who has played his entire career with the same franchise. Jones was the receiving yards leader for the 2018 season, which was the second time that he pulled off this feat in his career. Holding the record for most consecutive games with 250+ receiving yards (3), he also led the Falcons to Super Bowl LI in 2016, the one they so infamously lost in overtime against the New England Patriots after leading 28-3.
A six time Pro-Bowler including each of the last five seasons, Jones has been selected to the All-Pro First Team two times in his career and has an estimated net worth of $25 million.
Julio Jones Salary
Having earned well over $75 million in cumulative salaries throughout his 8-year career so far, Julio Jones earned a reported $13.4 million in salaries alone in 2018. He is set to earn nearly $10 million in 2019.
The last contract that Jones signed was a 5-year $71 million extension that he penned in 2015. This included a guaranteed sum of $47 million. As a result of this, the University of Alabama alumnus pocketed his biggest paycheck of a little over $22 million that year.
Julio Jones Endorsements
Thanks to his exploits with the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Atlanta Falcons, Jones has become a highly sought after celebrity in those two states and has endorsed a lot of local brands there. Besides this, he has also worked with top-tier brands such as Bose, Visa, Chevrolet, and Under Armour.
Julio Jones Charity Work
The Locks for Love foundation, which makes wigs for children with cancer, received Jones' dreadlocks as donation in 2012. Jones also helped raise over $250,000 for the Children’s Miracle Network and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta by serving as a celebrity waiter at the 4th annual Huddle Up for Miracles event in 2013.
Source of wealth
Professional NFL player, Endorsements
$14.2 million per year
$2 million in 2016*
Bose, Visa, Chevrolet, Under Armour
Locks for Love, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Children's Miracle Network
*Note: No reliable data for Jones' endorsement earnings post 2016 has been made available.