Jerry Jones has been the owner, president, and general manager of the Dallas Cowboys since 1989. As the owner of the franchise, he has won three Super Bowls and was the 2014 NFL Executive of the Year. Get all of the latest Jerry Jones news here!
Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones attended the University of Arkansas where he was co-captain and offensive lineman for Arkansas’ 1964 National Championship football team. After graduating college, he borrowed a million dollars to open up a few Shakey’s Pizza Parlor restaurants in Missouri, but unfortunately failed in that business venture. He worked for his father’s insurance company for a while, then opened an oil and gas exploration business in Arkansas, which became very successful. The privately owned company currently does natural resource prospecting.
In 1989, he purchased the Dallas Cowboys for $140 million. During Jones’ tenure, the Cowboys have appreciated in value to an estimated $5.5 billion. Jerry Jones’s net worth is estimated to be around 13.9 billion.