Daniel Jones

Daniel Jones is an American football quarterback who plays in the NFL for New York Giants. He was selected by the Giants as the first-round pick in the 2019 NFL Draft.

Daniel’s Bio & Family

Nicknamed as Danny Dimes, the 23-years-of-age NFL player was born as Daniel Stephen Jones III to his parents, Steve Jones and Becca Jones on May 27, 1997. He hails from Charlotte, North Carolina, the United States, and shares a sibling bond with his elder sister, Becca Jones, younger brother, Bates Jones, and younger sister, Ruthie Jones.

Daniel attended Charlotte Latin School in Charlotte, North Carolina for his education. There he commenced his amateur football career. He later graduated from Duke University with a degree in Economics in 2018. Daniel holds white ethnicity and his birth sign is Gemini.

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Career & Net Worth

After playing college football for Duke University, Daniel was selected by the New York Giants as the sixth overall pick in the first round of the 2019 NFL Draft. He ringed his professional debut for the team on August 8, 2019, in the pre-season game against the New York Jets.


Daniel finished his rookie season with 3,027 passing yards, 24 passing touchdowns, and 12 interceptions to go along with 45 carries for 279 rushing yards, and two rushing touchdowns. With his four- year, $25,664,056 contract with the New York Giants, including a $16,684,768 signing bonus, $25,664,056 guaranteed, he earns an average annual salary of $6,416,014.

Daniel’s Personal Life

Daniel shares a blissful romance with a sports-related girlfriend, Ella Bonafede. Ella is a member of Duke’s women’s lacrosse team that plays in the ACC Championship. She is a senior attacker of the no. 8 team in the United States.


The two lovebirds keep on making appearances on Ella’s Instagram account and seem very happy with one another’s company.

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Height & Body Statistics

Daniel holds a strong body posture with a height of 6 feet and 5 inches (1.96 meters) and a weight of 221 pounds (100 kg). He has brown hair and hazel eyes.  

Bio & Family
Name Daniel Jones
Birth Name Daniel Stephen Jones III
DOB May 27, 1997
Place of Birth Charlotte, North Carolina, the United States
Father’s Name Steve Jones
Mother’s Name Becca Jones
Siblings 3
Brother/s Bates Jones
Sister/s Becca Jones, Ruthie Jones
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Religion NA
Birth Sign Gemini
High School Charlotte Latin School
College/University Duke University
Career & Net Worth
Profession NFL Player
Career 2019- present
Known For New York Giants
Net Worth NA
Salary $6,416,014 (average)
Notable Credits Senior Bowl MVP (2019)
Personal Life
Gay/Lesbian No
Relationship Status Dating
Husband/Wife Not Yet
Boyfriend/Girlfriend Ella Bonafede
Engaged Not Yet
Wedding Date Not Yet
Children Not Yet
Son/s Not Yet
Daughter/s Not Yet
Divorce No
Body Statistics
Height 6 feet 5 inches (1.96 meters)
Weight 221 pounds (100 kg)
Measurements NA
Shoe Size NA
Dress Size NA
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Hazel
  • Daniel was initially committed to Princeton University but chose Duke University instead.
  • His siblings are also related to sports as his sister, Becca, played field hockey at Davidson College; his brother, Bates, plays basketball at Davidson; and his sister, Ruthie, plays soccer at Duke.
  • His career highlights include Quick Lane Bowl MVP (2017) and Independence Bowl MVP (2018).
  • Daniel landed the NFL record for most passing touchdowns in a single game by a rookie quarterback: 5, on December 22, 2019.
  • He is active on Instagram with over 219k followers.