Tommy Lee Jones | Biography, Career, Wife, Spouse, Movies, Young, Two Face, Batman, Children & Net Worth

Tommy Lee Jones was born in San Saba Texas on September 15, 1946, to Lucille Marie (nee Scott), and Clyde C. Jones. His mother was a teacher, a police officer, and a beauty salon owner, while his father was an oilfield worker.

Tommy Lee Jones
Tommy Lee Jones

Jones was raised in Midland, Texas. There he attended Robert E. Lee high school. After his parents moved to Dallas in Texas, Jones was granted a scholarship to St. Mark’s School of Texas. He graduated in 1965.

Jones received a scholarship for his college that was based upon his need to study English at Harvard College. Jones was a Harvard roommate of Al Gore, the future Vice President. He was also a key member of Harvard’s unbeaten interuniversity football team, which won the All-Ivy League first-team selection in 1968.

How Old is Tommy Lee Jones

Tommy Lee Jones is 77 years old at the moment.

Tommy Lee Jones graduated from the University of Texas in 1969 with a Bachelor of Arts degree. He quickly moved to New York to find an acting job. The same year, he landed his first Broadway part in A Patriot for Me.

Jones made his film debut the following year in Love Story (1970), as he played the character of a Harvard undergraduate. He returned to Broadway to appear in Abe Burrows’ Four on a Garden. Then, he was offered the role of Dr. Mark Toland on ABC’s One Life to Live (1971-1975). He was featured in films like Jackson County Jail (1976), Rolling Thunder( 1977), The Amazing Howard Hughes (77), The Betsy (1878), and others.

Tommy Lee Jones Marital Life & Kids

Tommy Lee Jones movies

Tommy Lee Jones is currently married to Dawn Laurel-Jones, his third marriage. We don’t know much about her or how they met, other than that they were married on March 19, 2001.

Jones was married to Kate Lardner in 1971, his first marriage. She was the daughter of Ring Lardner Jr., a screenwriter, and journalist. They divorced in 1978 after being together for a while.

He married Kimberlea Cloughley in 1981. She was the daughter of Phil Hardberger, former mayor of San Antonio. They were married until 1996 and had two children: Austin Leonard, who was born in 1982, and Victoria Kafka, who was born in 1991.

Tommy Lee Jones’s Career

Jones was the first to receive a Golden Globe nomination in 1980 for his role in the film biographical Coal Miner’s Daughter. The following year, he won the Emmy Award for his performance in The Executioner’s Song (1983).

In the late 1980s, and throughout the 1990s Jones was one of the most sought-after actors following the actors from Hollywood and was among the most well-paid too, as he appeared in blockbusters, including The Fugitive (1993), in which he received a Golden Globe and Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, Batman Forever (1995) and Men In Black (1997). Also, Tommy Lee Jones has been featured in movies such as

  • Melquiades Estrada’s Three Burials (2005)
  • No Country for Old Men (2007)
  • The Company Men (2010)
  • Hope Springs (2012), Lincoln (2012)
  • The Homesman (2014).

How Much Is Tommy Lee Jones’s Net Worth?

Tommy Lee Jones spouse
Tommy Lee Jones spouse

Based on Celebrity Net Worth, Tommy Lee Jones has estimated his net worth to be in the range of $85 million. The veteran actor was able to make his wealth through his careers in Hollywood which include acting, producing, screenwriting, and directing.

As previously mentioned, Jones was one of the highest-paid actors of the 1990s. He earned hundreds of millions of dollars in the role that he took on. As a result of Jones’s success, he was in a position to own properties both inside and outside of the United States.

Some of his choice properties include a 3000-acre cattle ranch in San Saba County, Texas, another ranch in Van Horn, Texas, and a house in a polo country club in Buenos Aires, Argentina, among many others.

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