Tom Jones | $ 250 Million
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Tom Jones

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Net Worth $ 250 Million
  • Birthday7th Jun, 40
  • Birth PlaceUnited Kingdom
  • Marital statusMarried
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Tom Jones is a Welsh singer and actor, known for his blues-influence voice and sexy persona. Tom Jones rose to fame in the early 60's with international hits like, "It's Not Unusual". He has continued to enjoy a successful career to this day, and his 39th studio album, "Praise and Blame", debuted at number 2 on the UK charts in late 2010. Jones has articulate abounding styles of accepted music – pop, rock, show tunes, country, dance and gospel. Tom Jones has an estimated net worth of $250 million. He brought in money for his family from an assortment of jobs, including singing in pubs at night. By 1963, he started playing with his own music group in the working mens clubs. Gordon Mills, a performer became his manager and together they made a great team achieving huge international success. Since then the success of Tom's top selling albums has been the major source of income for the eminent singer. The affluent singer spends wisely on his lavish interests which include estates and other assets. Tom Jones owns a lavish home in Los Angeles, California which is a sophisticated home perfect for a luxurious indoor/outdoor lifestyle. The home features open floor plan, high ceilings and walls of glass. Jones sang ‘Delilah’ with opera star Luciano Pavarotti at the tenor’s annual charity concert in aid of Afghan refugees. He also supported the Prince’s charity in 2001 at the London fundraiser “Party In The Park”. Tom Jones avoids serious, demanding emotional relationships and is wary of making personal commitments. He is deeply attached to his family, friends and the past. Jones is married to Melinda since 1957, despite his many well exposed infidelities. They have one son, Mark Woodward (1957). Jones had affairs with famous women like "Mary Wilson" of The Supremes and former Miss World "Marjorie Wallace". In October 1987, while on a tour in America, Jones had a brief relationship with model Katherine Berkery. After a prolonged fight and DNA testing, an American court ruled in 1989 that Jones is the boy's father. He flatly denied paternity for 20 years but finally admitted it in 2008. However he made no suggestion that he wanted to meet his son Jonathan Berkery. Tom Jones is the father of two sons and the grandfather of two. Tom Jones like singing, relaxing at home, watching TV, playing records/CD's, billiards, darts, keeping fit, and watching boxing matches. He dislikes Shaving, changing flat tires, getting up early in the morning. He likes to eat Indian Curry Dishes, Steak, Lobster, Italian & French food, Grapefruit, Oranges and Grapes.

Quotes

  • I didn't have to play rugby that well, and I didn't have to play cricket that well, because I had this voice.
  • I've always felt myself as being a serious singer.
  • First of all, I love singing. I mean, I get out of bed and I sing. I can't help it.
  • As for the music business itself, the key things have not changed that much. It operates like any business and money still keeps things moving.
  • I didn't like to be restricted, because when you're in a choir, you have a part to sing and you sing it. I always liked singing on my own.

Did you know?

  • He won the Grammy Award for Best New Artist in 1966.
  • He won an MTV Video Music Award in 1989 and two Brit Awards – winning Best British Male, in 2000, and Outstanding Contribution to Music, in 2003.
  • He ranked #61 on VH1s 100 Sexiest Artists.
  • He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 6608 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.
  • He once took a job working in a glove factory and was later employed in construction.

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