Who are Lolo Jones’ family? Does she have a husband? What is her net worth? That’s what people are wondering after the athlete opened up in a candid Instagram post about dating.
Who is Lolo Jones?
Lolo Jones is an athlete who specialises in the 60-meter and 100-meter hurdles.
The 38-year-old, who is also a bobsledder, was born and raised in Des Moines, Iowa.
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Jones was among the favourites to win the 100-meter hurdles at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, but tripped on the second last hurdle, finishing seventh.
However, Jones went on to win gold at the 2008 World Athletics Final.
Jones is also well known for her appearances on reality TV shows such as Dancing with the Stars, Celebrity Big Brother, and The Challenge.
Does Lolo Jones have a husband? What is her net worth?
Lolo Jones makes no secret that she doesn’t have a husband and speaks openly about dating online.
The former Olympian went on a “life rant” on Instagram on Thursday, explaining that she is “bored” of dating.
She wrote: “I think after so many times of getting my hopes up that I will meet your person… you just get over it. You give up hope.
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Jones did say that there are positives to dating in her later years.
“The good news about being this age and talking to other guys this age is, they are usually serious about dating and meeting their match too,” she wrote.
However, she concluded that “it’s hard to date,” adding: “It’s always the same story, picking between two extremes. One guy is a Christian one guy is not. One guy is a workaholic the other one unmotivated. I’m torn between personality or character. Looks or morals.”
She also famously said she’s a virgin and hasn’t had a serious relationship since college.
So, what is Lolo Jones’ net worth?
According to Heavy, she is sponsored by Red Bull and Asics and the athlete also “rakes in cash thanks to various endorsement deals and modelling stints.”
Considering this work and her reality TV appearances, Heavy state that Lolo Jones’ net worth is around $1.5 million.
Lolo Jones family
Lolo Jones was raised primarily by her mother Lori as her father James spent most of her childhood in the Air Force and later in state prison.
Her parents were never married. Lolo Jones is mixed race, with an black father and white mother.
“My dad, he was always in and out of prison,” she said in an interview in 2012. “For drunk driving or violence or whatever.”
In the same interview, Lolo reveals that she has four siblings and still keeps in touch with her dad despite their fractured earlier relationship.