Roy Jones Jr’s Kids: Everything You Need To Know About Them

Published 01/19/2021, 8:54 AM EST
MASHANTUCKET, CT – AUGUST 16: Roy Jones Jr. during his match against Eric Watkins in the season two finale of NUVOtvs Knockout at Foxwoods Resort Casino on August 16, 2015 in Mashantucket, Connecticut. Jones won by a knockout in the sixth round. (Rich Schultz/Getty Images for NUVOtv)


Boxing legend Roy Jones Jr. is a household name and arguably one of the many pugilists to have become a superstar with his charisma and in-ring dominance. ‘Captain Hook’ has always garnered attention for his spectacular boxing style that turned him to an icon.

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Jones Jr’s personal life also became people’s interest as fans wanted to know about his family and loved ones. Although Jones Jr. keeps himself low-key regarding personal issues, media has always found out a way to grab information.

That said, the 52-year-old is a complete family man and is a loving husband and father. He married his long-time partner Natlyn Jones in 2000 and is a father to three sons. Here’s everything you need to know about his kids.

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Roy Jones Jr. The father and the legend

Being sons of a legendary boxer, Jones Jr’s sons, Roy Jones III, DeShaun Jones, and DeAndre Jones, are also fond of sports. Roy Jones III sees to be a basketball player, as he is often spotted in his basketball jerseys.

The other two sons are still to find out their way in life. Although ‘Superman’ Jones Jr.. is a superstar, his sons are rarely seen in the media spotlight. Moreover, Jones Jr’s wife Natlyn Jones is also away from media attention. However, they seem to comprise a happy family together. That said, Jones Jr. and his wife Natlyn Jones is one of the most celebrated couples in the sport.

Jones Jr, further reflected his family importance in the aftermath of his exhibition fight against Mike Tyson. Following the fight that was declared a draw, Tyson vowed to accept some such competitions in the future.

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LAS VEGAS – NOVEMBER 18,1994: Roy Jones Jr. celebrates winning the fight against James Toney at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. Roy Jones Jr.won the IBF super middleweight title by a UD 12.
(Photo by: The Ring Magazine via Getty Images)

However, Roy Jones Jr. clearly stated that he would firstly seat with his family members and then decide of returning only if they permit him to. Although ‘Captain Hook’ desired to fight in the coming days, he billed his family to take the ultimate decision. Meanwhile, he called out Glenn McCrory for an in-ring face-off and thrilled a lot of fans.

Do you want to see ‘Captain Hook’  take more fights in the future?

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Raj Sarkar

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A senior boxing writer at EssentiallySports, Raj Sarkar is a mass media graduate who is currently pursuing his master’s degree in broadcast journalism. In addition to his current role, he has worked with the MMA team at EssentiallySports and has interviewed prominent fighters such as Ritu Phogat and 'The Red King' Rory MacDonald. He combined his bachelor's degree with his adoration for combat sports and has a combined 2000 plus bylines in MMA and boxing over the last two years.

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