Tony Jones

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Quick Facts

Date of Birth ? in 19.. unknown(age)
Nationality Australian
Profession Journalist
Working for Television Programs
Ethnicity White
Marital Status Married
Spouse Sarah Ferguson (Wife)
Married on 1992
Children(s) One Child (kid)
Qualification Graduation
Education at University of Sydney, Newington College
Net Worth(s) N/A
Name on Birth Anthony William Jones (Real Name)
Divorce Not Yet
Height N/A
Weight N/A
Religion Christian
Twitter N/A
Age N/A

Tony Jones is the presenter of the live-to-air Q&A current affairs program, telecast by the Australian Broadcasting Commission (ABC).


Tony Jones was born around 1957/1958 and his age is about 55–56 years. His birth name was Anthony William Jones.


He had been arguing with his father over the dinner table since he was five and those conversations led him to the field of political journalism and analysis.

School College

Jones attended Newington College (1970–74) and the University of Sydney as a resident of St Paul's College.

Father, Mother

His dad, who is 85 now, wrote mathematics text books for school kids and was a natural conservative voter.

Children Kids

Jones and his wife have two children. Jones has another child from a previous relationship.

Girlfriend, dating and affair

He has a child with him, born to a previous relationship than his marriage.

Career Life and Jobs

Jones joined the Australian Broadcasting Corporation as a radio current affairs cadet working on the AM, PM and The World Today programs. In 1985 he joined the Four Corners program as a reporter. In 1986 he went to the Dateline program on SBS. He returned to the ABC in 1987, reporting for Four Corners.

In 1990, Jones went to London as the ABC's current affairs correspondent. He covered the collapse of communism in Eastern Europe, the Gulf War, the war in the former Yugoslavia, the fall of Kabul to the Mujahadin and the collapse of apartheid. Jones returned to Australia in 1993 as Executive Producer of the Foreign Correspondent program. From 1994 to 1996 he was the ABC’s correspondent in Washington D.C., before returning to Foreign Correspondent in 1997. He also covered the war crimes in Bosnia. In mid-1998 he returned to Four Corners.

Jones has hosted ABC TV's Lateline news and current affairs program since 1999. In 2011, he hosts the show on Wednesday and Thursday nights. He also hosts the ABC's Q&A political panel discussion show.

In 2006, Jones and Lateline embarked on a series of stories that provided the catalyst for the Northern Territory Intervention. Tony Jones highlights these stories as being the ones he is most proud of.

Wife, Marriage and Divorce

Tony Jones is married to fellow ABC journalist Sarah Ferguson. They met in Paris when Jones engaged Ferguson as a researcher while he was the ABC's UK correspondent. They married in 1992.

Shirtless and pictures

His pictures are available in various websites containing celebrity photo galleries. His admirers search for his pictures often.

Height, weight and age

He is significantly tall and has a nice height. He also has a nice balance of height and weight and stays healthy.

Nationality, Ethnicity, religion

He is an Australian by nationality and he is from white ethnicity. He follows Christianity.

Net Worth, Salary and income

He has been able to earn a lot due to his hard work and compliance. He is paid very well and he has a nice income.

Award and Achievement

Tony Jones is one of Australia's most well known journalists, winning four awards including four of Australia's leading journalism awards, the Walkleys. Crikey awarded him "Outstanding Media Practitioner of the Year" in 2005.

Quotes, Gossip and Rumor News

When he was asked about he came into journalism, he answered that Francis James, a brilliant and eccentric journalist, came to speak at St Paul's College when Jones was at Sydney University. They had a pretty fierce discussion afterwards and he invited Jones over to his home the following weekend. While his family went about their business, Jones and he spent seven hours in the kitchen talking politics and international affairs. Jones came away deciding he wanted to be a foreign correspondent.

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