Lolo Jones Net Worth, Parents, Ethnicity, Boyfriend
Updated On: 16 Aug, 2019
Reality TV Star Lolo Jones is professionally a Hurdles Olympian who ranked 4th in the 2012 Olympics. During the time, she was considered best for 100-meter hurdling since she was ranked 1st before in 60 meters hurdles.
Apart from an athletic career, Lolo is recognized for her appearance in the Celebrity Big Brother. She has also made her presence in Left Behind, Navy Seals vs. Zombies and Red Bull Kluge.
Although Lolo Jones is active in both reality TV shows and athlete, her major profession is a hurdle Olympian from where she gets her major income.
Lolo was interested in athletes since her early age. So, she used to participates in her school’s athlete competition. She was also named Gatorade Midwest Athlete of the Year in her school. Following her interest, she later participated in the 2004 Olympics where she faced a disqualification. However, in 2008, she again participated and was able to rank 7th position. Furthermore, in 2012, she bounced back hitting the 4th position in the Olympics.
Lolo Jones with her friend and a host Mike the Miz in London. ( Source: Lolo's Instagram)
Apart from that, Lolo has also appeared as a contestant on the ABC television series Dancing With the Stars. Also, her few television credits include The Challenge: Champs vs. Pros, and Celebrity Big Brother.
Being a well-known athlete as well as a reality star, she is estimated to have a net worth of about $1.5 million.
Though Lolo has made a wide position in the sports and Hollywood at present, her childhood was very narrow. She, including her parents, used to have trouble to find a bed to sleep on and a meal to eat.
Her father James Jones spent a lot of his time in the Air Force, which is why her mother grew her and four other siblings as a single mother. The family of six were forced to live in poverty -used to live in the basement of the church because they didn’t have their own house to live in. As a result, the family used to shift frequently to another town. In this process, Lolo had changed ten schools in a decade.
Finally, in the end, Lolo decided not to change school anymore, so she stayed back and lived with several Des Moines families.
Although Lolo is successful in her career, she had failed to find a perfect match for her. She has been making a certain issue on not getting her an ideal partner or a husband till her age of 36.
Moreover, in her interviews, she often talks about her perspective of being a virgin until marriage as part of her Christian faith. She claims that she is still a virgin until this age because she wants to gift it to her future husband. Additionally, she also mentioned being virgin til now is the hardest thing for her, harder than training for Olympics or graduating a college. Why wouldn't it be the hardest decision for her? After all, she has been getting many approaches and advice for it.
Regardless of the facts, she is single and not dating anybody at present.
However, this fierce athlete was once linked with Blake Griffin, an American basketball player during 2017. However, she added that it was her worst date till now and also she accused Blake as a terrible kisser.
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Lolo is a single lady but she, not a gay/lesbian. In her Tweets, she did confirm her straight sexuality saying that she is not gay.
Lolo was born on 5 August 1982 in Des Monies, the USA as Lori Jones, sharing a name with her mother. She stands the height of 5' 9". Lolo holds American nationality and belongs to African-American ethnicity. Growing up, she attended Theodore Roosevelt High School.