Lolo Jones Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Boyfriend, Family & More

Lolo Jones

Biography / Wiki

American hurdler who specializes in the 60 meters and 100-meter hurdles, Lolo Jones became popular after she won three NCAA titles in 2007, 2008, and 2009 and secured gold medals at the World Indoor Championship in 2010 and before that in 2008.

At the World Championships, she has also won a gold medal in the mixed team event in 2013 and at the 2014 Winter Olympics Lolo represented the US. She is popularly known as one of the few athletes who have competed in both the summer and Winter Olympic Games.

Height / Weight / Age

Born on 5th August 1982, Lolo Jones is currently 38 years old. As an athlete, she keeps herself in good shape and maintains a healthy and biased diet. Her body figure measurements are 34-25-35 and she wears no. 8 in the shoe size. Lolo’s height measures 5 feet 8.5 inches and her weight is 70 kg approximately. The color of her eyes is Hazel and her hair is of Brown-Blonde color.

Net Worth

Athletes, even if they are famous usually earn most of their wealth through their sports skills. From the various competitions that Lolo participated in, she earns most of her wealth. With an awesome athletic record, Lolo has become one of the successful athletes throughout the world. The total net worth estimated for Lolo Jones is $2.1 Million US dollars and her annual income and earnings are $150 thousand USD as of now.

Education / Family

Lori Susan Jones was born and raised in Des Moines, City in Iowa, USA. She is the daughter of James Jones, Sr. and Lori Jones and grew up with a brother and sister. She has studied at High School in Des Moines and later attended the Louisiana State University and graduated from there in 2005.

Name

Lori Susan Jones

Nickname Honey Badger, Lolo Jones
Birth Place Des Moines, City in Iowa, USA
Date Of Birth 5 August 1982
Age 38 years
Height In centimetres – 175 cm

In feet and inches – 5′ 8.5″

Weight In kilograms – 70 Kg

In pounds – 154 lbs

Eye Color Hazel
Hair Color Blonde-Brown
Profession Actress, Model, Reality Television Personality, Hurdler, Bobsledder, Entrepreneur, Athlete, and Social Media Star
Zodiac sign Leo
School High School in Des Moines
College Louisiana State University
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Home Town Des Moines, City in Iowa, USA
Debut TV Show: Dancing with the Stars (2014),

Film: Left Behind (2014)

Fathers Name James Jones, Sr. (Air Force Officer)

Lolo Jones with her father
Lolo Jones with her father
Mothers Name Lori Jones

 

Lolo Jones with her mother
Lolo Jones with her mother
Brothers James Jones Jr.
Sister Angelia Jefferson

 

Lolo Jones with her sister
Lolo Jones with her sister

Career / Fashion And Style

For her performance in Karlsruhe, Lolo was named USA Track & Field’s Athlete of the Week. Jones won her second straight national championship at the 2008 USA Indoor Championships with a time of 7.88 seconds at the World Indoor Championships in Spain. Jones won the 100-meter hurdles at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

For Jones as she suffered many injuries the 2009 season was largely disappointing. Jones reached the finals at the 2015 USA Outdoor Track and she ranked third in the semi-finals of the 100-meter hurdles. In Costa Rica, Jones qualified for the NACAC Championships and won the NACAC Championships women’s 100 meters.

Boyfriends, Affairs, Husband and More

Talking about her dating life, she has dated American basketball player Blake Griffin and Professional football quarterback Russell Wilson.

Boyfriends Blake Griffin (American basketball player),

Lolo Jones & Blake Griffin
Lolo Jones & Blake Griffin

Jimmy Butler (2017-2018),

Lolo Jones & Jimmy Butler
Lolo Jones & Jimmy Butler

Russell Wilson (Professional football quarterback)

Lolo Jones with her ex-boyfriend Russell
Lolo Jones with her ex-boyfriend Russell
Marital Status Unmarried
Husband None

Favorite Things

Here we provide you the list of Lolo Jones’s favorite things.

Favorite Actors Benedict Cumberbatch
Favorite Actress Emily Blunt
Favorite Colour Black
Favorite Holiday Destinations Paris
Favorite Food Chicken, Eggs Florry, Ice cream
Favorite Things To Do Exercise, Swimming, Travelling and Reading

Lolo Jones

Some Interesting Facts About Lolo Jones

  • At the 2008 Beijing Olympics, Lolo was a favorite to win the 100-meter hurdles and was ahead in the race but she clipped the 9th hurdle and ended up in 7th place.
  • She seriously thought about giving up on her dreams after failing to qualify for the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece.
  • On top of studying, competing, and training, she worked in a local Iowa Bakery Cafe during college years.
  • Lolo is one of the rare athletes to compete in both the Winter Olympic and Summer Olympic Games.

  • In October 2012, Jones joined the United States national bobsled team and in the 2012 World Cup bobsledding competition she was placed 2nd in November.
  • Lolo publicly and proudly revealed that she was a virgin and that she is a devout Christian.
  • She has lived with 4 different families during high school.
  • In the high school orchestra, Lolo used to play the cello.
  • She was raised by a single mom and grew up in a struggling family of 6.
  • Her family moved to a basement of a local Des Moines Salvation Army church in Iowa when she was in the 3rd grade.
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