Lolo Jones Net Worth

May 5, 2023
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Lori “Lolo” Jones was born on 5th August 1982, in Des Moines, Iowa USA, from Native-American, French, Norwegian, and African-American descent. She is an athlete, who has specialized in both track and field and bobsled, being one of the few athletes to participate in both the Summer Olympic and Winter Olympic Games. She won a gold medal in the mixed bobsled event at the World Championships in 2013

So just how rich is Lolo Jones? The athlete has an estimated net worth of over $3 million. The media has speculated Lolo Jones has earned $1.7 million from her sport career, which includes payments for her awards. The athlete adds money to her income from endorsement deals, which according to media’s speculations, bring her almost $3 million. Some of the important brands she has had deals with are BP, Twinlab, Red Bull, McDonalds, P&G, and Asics. Lolo Jones owns a house in Baton Rouge.

Lolo Jones Net Worth $3 Million

Lolo Jones started her sport career while she was still in high school. As a teenager, she won the Gatorade Midwest Athlete of the Year award. She graduated from the Theodore Roosevelt High School and enrolled the Louisiana State University, graduating with a degree in economics in 2005.

Lolo Jones won the USA Indoor Championships in 2007 and, the following year, in 2008, she won the USA Outdoor Championship and the USA Indoor championships. In 2010, she was the US Indoor silver medalist and won the World Indoor Championship and the USA Outdoor Championship. Lolo Jones was the Indoor Visa champion twice, in 2008 and 2009, and is the holder for the Indoor 60m American record (7.72).

At the 2008 Beijing Olympics, the athlete finished seventh in the 100 meter hurdles, although starting as favorite after being the 2008 Olympic Trials Champion. She competed also in the 2012 Olympic Games in London, were she placed fourth in 100m hurdles. After missing the Olympic title in 2008, Lolo Jones also started practicing bobsled, and in 2014 she was part of the American team who participated at the Sochi Olympics, finishing 11th in the Women’s Bobsled.

Besides her career in sports, Lolo has been focusing on building her image, especially for marketing purposes, being considered by the media the Anna Kournikova of her sport, more focused on publicity than on her professional career. In fact, the athlete has dropped the media’s attention on several occasions and became a “celebrity” through her statements about her virginity and the impossibility of dating. She also posed semi-nude for the ESPN’s Body Issue, in 2009, and appeared on the cover of Outside magazine wearing some well-placed ribbons in 2012. In 2014, she was a cast member in the 19th season of the television show “Dancing with the Stars”.

The athlete is also active on the social media; she has 232,000 followers on Instagram and her Facebook page is ‘Liked’ by about 400,000 people. Her Twitter account is also followed by more than 400,000 persons.

In her less-than-private personal life, Lolo remains single. However, she donates a part of her net worth to charity. In 2008 she was rewarded with the title VISA Humanitarian Athlete of the Year, after donating $4,000 to a victim of the Iowa floods. Through the Lolo Jones foundation, she donates new shoes to children in Iowa.

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