No one can deny the power of a strong voice. And Alan Jones, the globally renowned radio broadcaster is a living proof for that. Even in today’s internet era ha has got a massive audience hooked to his radio programs.
Sydney Breakfast, the 2-GB radio program is the one that poured the love of entire Australia on to the talented broadcaster Alan Belford Jones and fetched him national popularity.
This sensational radio broadcaster has another face also as a rugby coach of Australian National Rugby Team and administrator of the Rugby League.
Alan Jones Bio: Age, Nationality
The birthday of Alan Jones falls on April 13th, 1943. The place of birth is Okey in Queensland, Australia. He is about 75 years old as of 2019. Defying his old age, he remains that same heart winning radio presenter that he was when young.
Alan Jones Education
Acland state school is the institution where Alan Jones had his primary education. From there, later, he got transferred to Toowoomba Grammar School where he was a boarder. Later he got teacher training at Kelvin Grove Teachers College in Brisbane. He got a Bachelors Degree in Arts in 1967 from the University of Queensland.
Alan Jones Career Details
Teacher And Coach
The career of Alan Jones began in 1961 as a teacher in a state Primary school and it lasted till 1963. Then he joined Brisbane Grammar School and he remained there until 1969. During these years he was also coaching rugby, tennis, athletics etc.
Thus, started the profession of teaching and coaching continued for several years in Alan Jones Life. And the big turning point came in the year 1985 when he got the job as the morning show host in Sydney AM Radio Station. Soon he became famous and popular and had possibly the largest share of radio audience in Australia. And Alan Jones became one of the most influential broadcasters Australia ever had.
He made his TV debut in January 1994 in his own Network Ten Program, but this venture failed and soon got cancelled in April 1994. In 1995 he joined Nine Networks Today’s Breakfast show which lasted till 2007. During the span of 1990 to 1997, Alan Jones was awarded the title of Australian Radio Talk Personality of the year by Commercial Radio Australia.
Alan Jones Salary
In 2014 Alan Jones entered into a contract with 2GB and his basic salary was fi9xed to be a whopping $4.5 million per annum.
Alan Jones Net Worth
Alan Jones has revenues coming from several corners like Radio, TV, Sports and a few other online sources. His net worth as of 2019 is estimated to be $10 million.
As a teacher in a classroom and a coach in the playground, a speech writer at the Prime Ministers office and an artist in musical theatre Alan Jones has done a lot to prove his professional dedication. And this loved and respected radio and TV personality of Australia still stands tall and mesmerises the audience with his strong powerful addictive voice.