Johnny Joey Jones is a retired Marine and a host famously known as the Host of Fox Nation Outdoor and the podcast “Proud American” on Fox News radio. He is widely popular as a representative of veterans on various platforms and for his motivational story.
Johnny was born on 21st July 1986 and grew up in Dalton town, Northwest Georgia. He was highly active as a kid and loved playing football, baseball, and track and field. His father worked as a brick mason and he often used to help him at work. Johnny considered his grandfather and uncle as father figures and was highly close to them. Johnny completed his high school studies in 2004 from Southeast Whitfield high school in Dalton where he was an honors student. He later attended Georgetown University in 2012 to pursue a Bachelor of Arts degree. He graduated with a degree in liberal studies, social and public policy in 2014.
Johnny Joey Jones Career
Johnny Joey Jones started his career as a marine and was deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan for around nine years of his service. He worked at the Staff Sergeant position but his career came to an end after he endured an injury in Afghanistan where he was working as the Explosive Ordnance Disposal technician. Joey lost both his legs in the injury and also injured his arms and wrists severely. he recovered and suffered a lot and dedicated his life as a military advisor and motivational speaker.
He then started serving as a senior policy advisor to military initiatives and also developed a warrior week military transition program. Johnny also served as the chief operating officer at a nonprofit boot campaign where he focused on educating the public on issues related to veterans. He has also worked in NASCAR, Politics, and in the Film Industry. He also gave his voice to a character in the movie “Lincoln”. Joey also served as a technical advisor to the film “Bad Hurt” and gave his contribution to the movie “Range 15”.
Jones currently works with Fox network as a contributor and hosts the show “fox nation Outdoor”. He also hosts the podcast on Fox networks named “Proud American”. He also works as a political advisor for presidential candidates and Congress members for both sides. Johnny also owns his own company named JJJ consulting and recently appeared on the Guy Benson radio show on Fox radio talked about the suicide bombing attack at the Kabul airport in Afghanistan which caused a lot of destruction and loss of lives of several US service nationals.
Johnny recently talked about how several US service members lost their lives in the Afghanistan suicide bombings and criticized the events. He stated that it was not important to point out who was at fault and sit idle doing nothing to change the circumstance. He said that decisions must be made to save lives and not to risk them. Joey also said that he didn’t know any Marine who would die saving Americans and sit on a flat line to protect Joe Biden’s legacy. He tried to point out how the marines were made to sit on behind the wall and were not allowed to cross the wire to do their job.
Johnny Joey Jones Biography
|Real Name||Johnny Joey Jones|
|Birth Date||July 21, 1986|
|Age (as of 2021)||37 Years|
|Birth Place||Dalton, Northwest Georgia, USA|
|Height||in feet inches – 5’ 7” – in Centimeters – 173 cm|
|School||Southeast Whitfield High School|
|Who is his wife?||Meg Jones|
Johnny Joey Jones is currently married to his wife Meg and is settled with his family in Newnan, Georgia. He has two children, a daughter, and a 10-year-old son but has not shared much about his personal life. Johnny suffered a lot during his surgeries and physical therapy after the injury and spent weeks at the National Naval Medical center and Walter Reed Army Medical Center. He often asked his friends and family to leave him alone while he was at the hospital. Jones also often suffered from Phantom leg pains but has now gotten used to it. Johnny is active on Twitter since 2011 and currently has 164k followers. He also has an Instagram account where he has 54k followers. he is not known to be on any other platforms.
Johnny Joey Jones Net Worth
Johnny Joey Jones worked as a marine for nine years and later as a motivational speaker, fox news contributor, and much more. He has earned a lot of wealth majorly sourced by his profession as a fox network contributor. His net worth as of 2021 is estimated to be around $6million.
- Joey first started working as a forklift operator along with attending Dalton state college but wasn’t satisfied and decided to join the US marine corps instead.
- He started a peer visit program at Walter reed national military medical center while he was recovering.
- Joey created a fellowship on Capitol Hill with the House Committee on Veterans Affairs and helped in policy changes within the department of defense.
- Jones was invited by Barak Obama in 2012 at the White House where he discussed the challenges of facing active duty and retired service.