Peter Jones net worth: British entrepreneur and businessman with interests in technology and media, Peter Jones has a net worth of $750 million.
Born on March 18, 1966, Peter Jones attended Desborogh School and then to The Windsor Boys’ School where he trained to be a tennis coach. However, he gradually developed interests in computer business and made PCs under his own brand. He then started a cocktail bar but lost £200,000 after deciding to sell it. After failing with his computer and cocktail bar business, he moved back in with his parents and joined Siemens Nixdorf.
He started his own venture Phone International Group in 1998 and worked really hard to turn the revenue to £14 million in just a year. The company became the fastest growing business in Europe with a turnover of £150 million in 2005/06. He started several other businesses including Wines4Business.com, Peter Jone Enterprise Academy, to add a few.
Best known today as the original Dragons on the BBC’s Dragons’ Den, Jones has also several investments including luxury lifestyle culture Wonderland Magazine, The Generating Company, Square Mile International, Concentrate Design, iTeddy and Reggae Reggae Sauce. Peter Jones also has a TV production company named Peter Jones TV while he is also a property investor. Jones makes his fortunes through his business and business ventures which adds to his wealth. He sold a part of Phones International Group, Wireless Logic for £38 million in 2011 while he also became the owner and CEO of Jessops in 2013.
Jones also sold his television show idea called The Inventor to the American Broadcasting Company which became a number one show in America in 2006. He has also featured on several television programs like Tycoon, Peter Jones Meets…, Juice, Never Mind the Buzzcocks, Top Gear, etc.
Peter Jones is also fond of cars and owns several classic and luxury sports car. His first car was Alfa Romeo Alfasud. Jones currently lives a lavishing life with his partner Tara and three children, after separating from his first wife Carolina. Currently, Peter Jones’ wealth stands at $750 million and has been growing with his business.
Quick facts about Peter Jones
Full Name: Peter Jones, CBE
Profession: Businessman, Entrepreneur
Height: 6 ft 7″ tall (2.01 m)
Nationality: United Kingdom
Date of Birth: March 18, 1966
Place of Birth: Maidenhead, United Kingdom
Marital status: Partner: Tara Capp (1997–) Spouse: Caroline Jones (m. 1988)
Astrological sign: Pisces