Allen Neal Jones is a pro athlete and wrestler who works for the WWE, a sports entertainment company. He presently wrestles under the alias, ‘AJ Styles.’
AJ first stepped into the ring back in the late nineties and went on to build a name for himself in TNA. He spent well over a decade at this promotion, arguably becoming the face of the company as his popularity sky-rocketed.
Styles is regarded as one of the best working wrestlers alive today. This is evident from matches against the likes of John Cena, Nakamura, and Roman Reigns. Find out how old he is and what his net worth is.
Who is AJ Styles?
AJ Styles is a WWE performer who first started wrestling back in 1998. At the time, he was relatively green in the industry. Consequently, he competed for various promotions in the independent scene.
He first appeared on television for WCW back in 2001 before jumping ship and joining TNA the very next year.
More than a decade later, Styles would travel abroad and sign for New Japan Wrestling. Remarkably, he’d win the promotion’s heavyweight title in his very first match. The WWE finally came calling in 2016, and AJ would appear in the promotion’s Royal Rumble Event.
Styles has been wrestling for more than two decades now. He has won multiple titles across various promotions. While working for TNA, he won the heavyweight title twice; additionally, he is also a six-time X division champion.
His time in the WWE has been nothing short of remarkable. A four-year run has seen him win the WWE title twice already and also pick up the Intercontinental title as well.
Age and Date of Birth
Allen Neal Jones was born on the 2nd of June 1977 in Jacksonville, North Carolina. Presently, Styles is 43-years old. A look into his childhood revealed that Styles grew up in abject poverty.
He once revealed that his family didn’t even own a television. To make matters worse, his father was also an excessive drinker.
Height and Measurement.
It is a well-known fact that wrestling promotions often exaggerate the measurements of their athletes. As such, most of the physical stats listed on their official sites are in all likelihood exaggerated. Styles billed height is 5 ft 11 inches (1.8 meters). In truth, however, AJ measures in at 5 ft 9 inches.
Styles has built his wealth and net worth on the foundation of his remarkable wrestling career. When he first signed with the WWE back in 2016, it was widely reported that he was on a multi-million dollar contract that would see him earn $2.4 million every year.
His growing popularity and relentless work ethic would see this figure bumped up to $3.5 million by 2020. This put AJ in the list of the WWE’s highest-earning wrestlers of all time.
Besides the income from his salary, AJ also makes a great deal of money from the merchandising deal with the promotion. As of 2021, AJ Styles’ net worth sits at $6 million.
AJ Styles Death/Injury?
Right off the bat, we’d like to assure all WWE fans that AJ Styles is very much alive and still competing for the promotion. This confusion initially came about as a result of a wrestling story, which saw him feud with the Undertaker in a Boneyard match.
The match ended after Styles was buried alive by his opponent. So in Kayfabe terms, AJ ‘passed away on the 25th of March 2020, after Wrestlemania 36.
The very same year, AJ had suffered a separated shoulder injury after taking a spear from WWE veteran Edge. Other than this, he has also dealt with ankle-related injuries over the years.
Wife and Kids.
The Phenomenal one is a married man. AJ and his wife, Wendy, reportedly tied the knot back on the 5th of August 2000. So far, they have been married for 21 years. Wendy and Styles first met in high school, as they both attended Johnson High in Gainesville.
The love the two share is unquestionable. Back in 2001, AJ turned down the chance to join the WWE so that his wife could finish college. The couple’s oldest child, Ajay, was born on the 5th of May 2005. He is set to turn 16-years old in a few weeks.
AJ’s second son, Avery, was born on the 14th of February 2007. He was closely followed by Albey Jones, who was born on the 15th of September 2009.
The couple’s only daughter, Anney Jones, was born on the 8th of October 2014. As we write, she is 6 years old.