Jeffrey Jones Net Worth

April 18, 2024
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Jeffrey Jones was born on the 28th September 1946, in Buffalo, New York State USA, and is a theatre, television, and film actor, best known for his character roles in such movies as “Amadeus” (1984), “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” (1986), “Beetlejuice” (1988), and “Sleepy Hollow” (1999). Jones has a Golden Globe nomination; and his career started in 1970.

Have you ever wondered how rich Jeffrey Jones is, as of late 2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Jones’ net worth is as high as $1.5 million, an amount earned through his successful acting career. In addition to working in television and film, Joneshas played in more than 125 theatre productions during his on-stage career, also improving his wealth.

Jeffrey Jones Net Worth $1.5 Million

Jeffrey Jones went to Putney School from where he matriculated in 1964, and later studied at Lawrence University, where he participated in numerous plays until being spotted by Tyrone Guthrie, who gave him a job at his Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis, Minnesota. In 1969, Jones moved to London where studied at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.

Jeffrey made it to the Broadway before had his movie debut, in 1970 in Paul Williams’ “The Revolutionary” (1970) starring Jon Voight, Seymour Cassel, and Robert Duvall, but returned to the theatre and didn’t have another on-screen part until 1976, when he appeared in six episodes of “The Adams Chronicles”. By the end of the ‘70s, Jones had brief appearances in such series as “Great Performances” (1977) and “Kojak” (1977), and also in the TV movie “Interrogation in Budapest” (1978). He continued with “The Soldier” (1982) and “Easy Money” (1983) before playing Emperor Joseph II in Milos Forman’s Oscar-winning biography “Amadeus” (1984), all of which added to his net worth.

In the mid-‘80s, Jones had parts in “Transylvania 6-5000” (1985) starring Jeff Goldblum, Joseph Bologna, and Ed Begley Jr., in an episode of “The Twilight Zone” (1985), and “Howard the Duck” (1986). Also in 1986, Jeffrey had a notable role as Ed Rooney in John Hughes’ comedy “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” with Matthew Broderick, played Thomas Jefferson in the TV movie “George Washington II: The Forging of a Nation”, and in five episodes of mini-series “Fresno”. Jones appeared in several TV movies before played Charles Deetz in Tim Burton’s Oscar-winning fantasy-comedy “Beetlejuice” (1989) starring Alec Baldwin, Geena Davis, and Michael Keaton. By the end of the ‘80s, Jeffrey had parts in “Without a Clue” (1989) with Michael Caine and Ben Kingsley, in Forman’s “Valmont” (1989) starring Colin Firth, Annette Bening, and Meg Tilly, and in a comedy “Who’s Harry Crumb?” (1989). His net worth was rising steadily.

In the early 90’s, Jones made many appearances, including in the Oscar-winning “The Hunt for Red October” (1990) starring Sean Connery, Alec Baldwin, and Scott Glenn, starred in “Mom and Dad Save the World: (1992), “Stay Tuned” (1992), and “Out on a Limb” (1992) with Matthew Broderick and Heidi Kling. In the mid-‘90s, Jeffrey had roles in Tim Burton’s Oscar-winning “Ed Wood” (1994) with Johnny Depp, Martin Landau, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Patricia Arquette, and in “The Crucible” (1996) starring Daniel Day-Lewis, Winona Ryder, and Paul Scofield. By the end the decade, Jones played in “The Pest” (1997) with John Leguizamo, “The Devil’s Advocate” (1997) starring Keanu Reeves, Al Pacino, and Charlize Theron, “Ravenous” (1999) with Guy Pearce, Robert Carlyle, and David Arquette, and in Burton’s “Sleepy Hollow” (1999) alongside Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci, and Miranda Richardson, all of which significantly increased his net worth.

Jones was quite busy at the beginning of the 2000s and appeared in “Company Man” (2000), “Heartbreakers” (2001) starring Sigourney Weaver, Jennifer Love Hewitt, and Gene Hackman, “Dr. Dolittle 2” (2001) alongside Eddie Murphy, and in “How High” (2001) with Method Man and Redman. Jeffrey’s latest roles were as A.W. Merrick in 35 episodes of the hit series “Deadwood” (2004-2006), and in the movies “Who’s Your Caddy?” (2007) and “10.0 Earthquake” (2014). His net worth is still rising.

Regarding his personal life, Jeffrey Jones was in a long-term relationship with Lloy Coutts until her passing in 2008, and with whom he has a son. Jones was arrested in 2003 accused of child pornography accused of soliciting a 14-year-old boy to pose for nude pictures, eventually settled in Los Angeles Superior Court, but Jones was arrested again in 2010 for failing to update his offender status.

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