Wondering how rich Tom Jones is? Is Tom Jones a billionaire? What is Tom Jones net worth?
Read on as we take a closer look at the fortune Tom Jones has made from his longstanding musical career that spans over five decades.
Who Is Tom Jones?
Tom Jones is a legendary Welsh singer and actor born Thomas John Woodward on June 7, 1940 in Treforest, Wales.
His love for music began at a young age somewhere around when he suffered from tuberculosis that left him in bed for close to two years. The only way he used to cheer himself up was to listen to music and draw.
He kicked off his musical career in 1963 by joining the Welsh beat group known as Tommy Scott and the Senators. He was the frontman of the group and together formed a formidable team.
He later met Gordon Mills who became his manager and was actually the one who gave him his stage name “Tom Jones”. Jones then released his debut single titled “Chills and Fever” in 1994 with the help of his manager who facilitated his contract with Decca.
He wasn’t discouraged by the poor performance of his debut single and followed it up with another singe titled “It’s Not Unusual” which went viral in many countries across the globe.
As of 2023, Jones has released over twenty five successful albums and several singles. His albums include At This Moment (1989), Reload (1999), Mr. Jones (2002), Long Lost Suitcase (2015), Praise & Blame (2010), Surrounded by time (2021), etc.
His contributions to music has been acknowledged over the years and was knighted in 2006 by Queen Elizabeth II.
Tom Jones Net Worth
Tom Jones has managed to make a great deal of fortune from his longstanding musical career. His estimated net worth as of 2023 is reportedly around $250 million.
Throughout his over fifty years of doing music, Jones has eatablished himself as one of the greatest Welsh singers of all time and also does a bit of acting from time to time. He has released over twenty five successful albums that has contributed to his wealth.
He has managed to sell over hundred million records as of 2023.
Jones currently lives in an apartment in London after he sold his mansion in Los Angeles to fulfil his wife’s death wish. He bought the mansion from Dean Martin for $500,000 in 1976 and sold it in 1998 to Nicolas Cage for not less than $6.4 million.
How Old Is Tom Jones?
Jones is 83 years old as of 2023. He was born on June 7, 1940 in Treforest, Wales.
His musical journey started as far back as far back as 1963 at the age of 23 and has been singing since then.
Tom Jones Wife
Jones was married to his wife, Linda Trenchard who was his high school sweetheart for over fifty years.
They got married on March 2, 1957 and stayed married until she died in 2016 due to cancer.
Tom Jones Children
Jones is a father of two sons. He had his first son with his wife when they were only 16 years old. He was named Mark Woodward.
His second son, singer Jonathan Berkery was born as a result of one of his extramarital affairs. He had him with model Katherine Berkery after they dated for a short period in the late 1980s.