Allen Neal Jones, who is popularly referred as AJ Styles, is a renowned American professional wrestler who has been currently signed to the WWE. Here, he performs on SmackDown brand and is the winner of the WWE Champion in the second reign. He has been for long been regarded as one of the best professional wrestlers and has played for the various pay per view events. Keep on reading to learn more on the net worth and earnings of AJ Styles in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Allen Neal Jones was conceived in the year 1977 on June 2nd. He was brought up in poverty and had a very abusive father. Family poverty was so huge such that they could not afford to pay for the cable television. This meant that he could not afford to watch professional wrestling.
He joined Johnson High School which was situated in Gainesville, Georgia. Later on, he joined Anderson University which is in Anderson, South Carolina. He later would join professional wrestling school like most of his friends was doing it. To ensure that he supplemented the income, mowing lawns and also driving the ambulance.
Jones tied the knot with a school teacher by the name Wendy since the year 2000. They have been blessed with three sons, Ajay Jones, Avery Jones, and Albey Jones. In the year 2010, Jones had a very large tattoo down on the right side of the torso. The tattoo was dates of when his children were born. In the year 2016, he had his fourth child and added another tattoo. This family currently lives in the Gainesville, Georgia. Jones is a staunch Christian and is huge of the Christian hip-hop.
Career, Awards & Nominations
AJ Styles made his first appearance as a professional wrestler in the year 1998. Three years later in the year 2001 and he competed at All Pro Wrestling competition, and he reached to the quarterfinals where he got defeated by Daniels Christopher. A month later, AJ Styles would compete in XWF Cruiserweight Championship, but he could not win it.
His first appearances at World Wrestling All-Stars got to be seen in the year 2002 in the basic elimination that he also lost. In a similar year, he won the WWA International Cruiserweight Championship, and this was against Jerry Lynn. Also, he got to compete in ECWA super 8 eight tournaments where he successfully reached the finals.
He has managed to appear in two episodes of the WWF and WWF Metal and the Dark Match. He has continued to make very many appearances in various competitions. He has been able to win Impact X Division championship and the NWA World Tag Team Championship.
IN the year 2014, he participated in the Ring of Honor Wrestling where he had an opportunity to be able to win four matches consecutively. In 2017, he featured on the WWE SmackDown Live and in 2017 July, he was the Champion at Madison Square Garden WWE Live as he defeated Kevin Owens.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of AJ Styles is estimated to be over $8.5 million. The fortune has been generated from his career as a professional wrestler and also won many competitions. There is information indicating that he had a great deal with WWE, and he has earned over $2 million in a year. In the year 2017, he earned over $2.4 million.
AJ Styles has been considered to be among the best and most paid wrestlers in the world. He has a very bad and tragic childhood where he wasn’t able to watch the television. He worked very hard to join the professional world and is currently married to Wendy Etris.