Doug Jones

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Politician (1954)
Fri Jul 24 2020
By   Manish Khanal

Doug Jones is a famous American attorney, former prosecutor and politician serving as the junior United States Senator from Alabama since 2018. He is into the media top pick due to some of the significant reform agendas as the elections approach is near.

Doug Jones was born as Gordon Douglas Jones on May 4, 1954, in Fairfield, Alabama. Doug is the son of Gordon Jones and Gloria Jones. His father was worked at U.S. Steel, and his mother was a homemaker. Doug earned his Juris Doctor from Cumberland School of Law at Samford University in 1979. 

Three Decades of Marriage Life

Doug is living a happy and blissful married life. Doug is married to his longtime girlfriend, Louise New. The love birds tied their wedding knot on December 12, 1992. They had been dating for sometime before tying their knots.

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Image: The wedding photo of Doug Jones along with his girlfriend,  Louise New.
Source: Instagram @ dougjonesbama

Doug had a private wedding ceremony. As both of them were not much famous during the days, So there is not much information about their marriage with the public. Louise is very much supportive of Doug. 

The duo has been married for almost three decades. There has been no rumors among the couple's separation in the near future. 

Father of Three Children

It is a matter of the fact that Doug Jones is the father of three children. The love birds welcomed their first children, a son, Carson Jones, soon after their wedding. Doug is very much private about his children's date of birth. Carson is Gay and is open about his life.

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Image: Doug shares a photo along with her children during Christmas 
Source: Twitter @ Doug Jonas

Soon after the birth of Carson, He had two more children a son, Christopher Jones, and a daughter, Courtney Andrews. The family of five is living a happy married life. Jones's father passed away on December 28, 2019, due to dementia. 

Net Worth and Earnings

Doug Jones has an estimated net worth of more than $1 Million. He has accumulated most of his net worth through his successful career of working as a senator and various other governmental bodies. Kamala Harris is also a famous American Senator with a net worth of $3 Million

Doug is an active social media follower. He keeps posting about his daily life events and his personal life photos in his timeline. He is living a happy life, along with his family members. Doug is the sole author of a book named, Bending Toward Justice published in February of 2019. 

Political Career

Doug's political career started after President Bill Clinton appointed Jones as U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Alabama in 1997. Jones announced his candidacy for United States Senate in the 2017 special election following the resignation of Republican incumbent Jeff Sessions to become U.S. Attorney General. 

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Image: Doug Jones taking oath of the Senator form Mike Pompeo 
Source: Getty Images

Jones won the special election by 22,000 votes, 50%–48%. Jones is currently the only statewide elected Democrat in Alabama and the first Democrat to win statewide office since Lucy Baxley was elected President of the Alabama Public Service Commission in 2008. Jim Bob Duggar is US Senator from Arkansas. 

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