Who is Alex Jones and what is his net worth 2018? Alex Jones is a radio show host who is the host of ‘Alex Jones Show’ which is aired on WWCR and Genesis Communications Network across the USA and also online. He is also a conspiracy theorist, businessman, writer, and filmmaker. He has written two books in his career and has also cameo appeared in three films. In 2007, he was the executive producer of the film ‘Loose Change: Final Cut’. He began his career by working for a cable TV program following which he shifted to the radio. His website called InfoWars.com has been branded as a fake news website.
Alexander Emerick Jones was born in Dallas, Texas on February 11, 1974. His mother was a homemaker and his father was a dentist. He was raised in Austin, Texas. In 1993, he completed his graduation from Anderson High School located in Austin. When in school, he was a lineman on the football team. Following his high school, Jones went to Austin Community College. He was influenced after he read ‘None Dare Call It Conspiracy’ by Gary Allen.
In 2007, Alex Jones got married to Kelly Rebecca Nichols. The couple got divorced in 2015. Kelly has sought the joint or sole custody of their children in 2017. He has been involved in many controversies. He accused the US government of the Oklahoma City bombings. He has also blamed the government for the September 11 attacks. He feud controversy with his statements about Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.
Alex Jones started his career with a call in the format in a cable TV program. In 1996, he hosted the radio show called ‘The Final Edition’ on 98.9 FM. In the show, Ron Paul appeared several times as a guest. He has frequently discussed the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing in the early shows. He released his debut film entitled ‘America Destroyed By Design’ in 1998.
In 1999, Jones was terminated from KJFK-FM after refusing to broaden his topics. In 2001, his radio show was syndicated on 100 stations. He is the host of The Alex Jones Show which has been aired on more than 90 radio stations. By 2010, it had 2 million listeners in a week. He released his first book titled ‘9-11: Descent Into Tyranny’ in 2002. In 2006, he was seen in the film ‘A Scanner Darkly’. He then released his second book in 2008 entitled ‘The Answer to 1984 is 1776’. In 2009, he released his film entitled ‘The Obama Deception: The Mask Comes Off’.
A year later, he became the producer of ‘Invisible Empire: A New World Order’. In 2013, he was asked to appear on the Pier’s Morgan Show which turned out to be a “shoutfest”. Later that year, he appeared in the TV show ‘Sunday Politics’ on BBC. In 2016, Awards And Achievements
In 2013, James Randi Educational Foundation conferred Alex James with the Pigasus Award.
Alex Jones Net Worth
Alex Jones has ventured into many professions in his career. He has successfully hosted a radio show in his career. He has also released many films in his career. In doing so, the 43-year-old has gone on to accumulate good wealth. Alex Jones’s net worth is an estimated $12 million. He inherited this fortune by making many films and also by hosting shows. Part of this wealth also comes from his business venture of mail order business.
He has also launched his own dietary supplement products and has various other products like brain pills, bulletproof vests, and toothpaste. Apart from being an author, Jones has also appeared as a subject of films. He is also the owner of the websites prisonplanet.com and infowars.com which has been branded as a fake news web site.
Alex Jones has been described as a conspiracy theorist and conservative by mainstream sources. He has considered himself to be a libertarian and also a paleoconservative. In 2017, he received a letter from Comet Ping Pong pizzeria’s owner and James Alefantis’s lawyers demanding retraction and apology. Also in 2017, a lawsuit was filed against Jones by the yogurt company Chobani.