Mark Jones Biography
Mark Vernon Jones is a Canadian sportscaster who works for ABC and ESPN and is the principal play-by-play commentator for NBC Sports California’s Sacramento Kings games. Since 1990, Jones has been a part of the ESPN family. Jones has worked in Canada for The Sports Network (TSN). On ABC and ESPN, he mainly covers college football and NBA games.
Mark Jones Age
He was born on November 16, 1961, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Mark Jones Height
He stands ata height of 6 feet 1 inch tall
Mark Jones Education
He earned a bachelor of arts degree in economics from York University in his hometown.He was a four-year member of the basketball team at York, garnering All-Conference honors. He also received York University’s coveted Bryden Award for “Redefine the Possible,” one of the school’s top honors awarded to students who have demonstrated leadership and success.
Mark Jones Parents
He is a loving sin to Marjorie Jones ng Hugh Jones who died at the age of 4 years.. They originally are from Jamaica.
Mark Jones Siblings
His older brother is Paul Jones
Mark Jones Wife
He has been happily married to Sara Jones. The duo tied the knot in November 2013.
Mark Jones Kids
He is a loving father of three; two daughters and one son. His daughter, SophIa is a player and has once been on NBC Sports California’s all-women and non-binary telecast.
Mark Jones ESPN
Jones is an NBA and college football play-by-play commentator for ESPN. His prior responsibilities have included the WNBA, NBA Finals, and men’s and women’s collegiate basketball. Jones called play-by-play during the 2011 NBA Finals for ESPN 3D and hosted the network’s SportsCenter coverage of the NBA Finals from 1991 to 1996 and 2007 to 2010 He has also contributed to ESPN’s NBA Draft coverage as well as hosted NBA All-Star festivities and the NBA Draft Lottery.
Along with that, he has also covered the World Cup of Gymnastics and the World Speed Skating Championships as a play-by-play announcer.Jones worked for The Sports Network in Toronto, Canada, from 1986 to 1990 as a sports desk anchor and host of a Toronto Blue Jays magazine show before joining ESPN and ABC Sports.
Mark Jones College Football
Jones hosted ESPN’s NBA Today and on occasionally worked as an anchor/reporter on SportsCenter. Jones has been assigned to events aired on ABC since August 1990 with assignments including college football, college basketball, the World League, and different events on ABC’s Wide World of Sports. In 1993 and 1995, he hosted the World Track and Field Championships in Stuttgart, Germany, and Gothenburg, Sweden.
Mark Jones Kings
He was named as the new team primary TV play by play announcer of the Scaaramento Kings. He joined Doug Christie on the same.
Mark Jones Salary
He earns a salary of approximately $ 140,000- 200,000 annually.
Mark Jones Networth
He has an estimated networth of $ 5 million dollars