Jonathan Irons - Updated Jun 2024

Updated On June 3, 2024
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Missouri, USA
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Missouri, USA
Jonathan Irons

Jonathan Irons is an American celebrity husband of basketballer Maya Moore. Jonathan Irons is also famous for serving 23 years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit at the young age of 16 years.

Early Life

Jonathan Irons was born in the year 1980 and he is 43 years old as of now. He is originally from Missouri and his zodiac sign is a mystery as his exact date of birth is unknown.

Moreover, Irons is an African-American. There is no information related to Irons’ parents, siblings, educational journey, and other personal details.

Jonathan Irons

Caption: Jonathan Irons celebrates his release from prison in Missouri after the burglary and assault charges were vacated. Source: The New York Times

Relationship Status

Jonathan Irons is a happily married lad. His wife is Maya Moore, a professional American basketballer.

Maya shared a photo of their wedding on her Instagram on 16 September 2020 with the caption “Grateful to announce this new chapter of life! What a miracle ❤️🙏🏽❤️” confirming their new journey.

However, their exact date of marriage is still a mystery.

Jonathan Irons

Caption: Jonathan and Maya Moore on their wedding day. Source: Instagram

Net Worth 2024

Talking Irons’ net worth and earnings, it is still under review. Irons has not established a steady income as he was locked up for 23 years since the young age of 16.

Hence, Irons is still working hard on establishing a good source of income. On the other hand, his wife – Maya Moore – has a net worth of around $1 million US dollars.

Career and Professional Life

Professionally, Jonathan Irons is famous as the celebrity husband of Maya Moore. His wife is a popular basketball player for the Minnesota Lynx.

Talking more about his wife, Moore was the National Gatorade Player of the Year, the Gatorade Female Athlete of the Year, as well as a McDonald’s All-American in high school.

Likewise, his wife played forward for the UConn women’s basketball team and won back-to-back national championships in the years 2009 and 2010.

Furthermore, his wife was selected as the John Wooden Award winner in the year 2009 after she led Connecticut to an undefeated national championship.

Besides being a celebrity husband, Irons gained international fame after the Missouri Department of Corrections convicted him of breaking into a Missouri home and twice non-fatal shooting a homeowner during a burglary.

When this incident happened, Irons was only 16 years old. However, Irons did not do the burglary.

But the authorities still sentenced this personality to 50 years in prison. This happened even though there was no physical evidence to support Irons’ sentencing.

More Details

Moreover, this personality was under arrest without any prominent evidence for more than 23 years. This was until officers collected fingerprints, footprints, and DNA evidence of the crime.

Those collected forensic pieces of evidence didn’t belong to Irons nor linked him to the crime scene.

Maya Moore comes into Irons’ life at this point in his life. Moore was influenced by her godparents and hence advocated for prosecutorial reform in the American justice system.

Specifically, before she became Irons’ wife, Moore pressed for Irons’ release from the Jefferson City correctional center.

Additionally, his wife took a sabbatical from basketball in the years 2019 and 2020. She did so in hopes of securing Irons’ release. Finally, this personality was released on 1 July 2020.

Jonathan Irons

Caption: Jonathan and his wife Maya Moore posing for a photo at the premiere of the show Breakaway. Source: Instagram

Jonathan Irons – Social Media

Jonathan Irons doesn’t have a social media profile on any platforms like Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc. However, he occasionally appears on his wife’s Instagram profile @mooremaya which has over 271K followers as of May 2022.

Jonathan Irons – Body Measurements

Jonathan Irons stands tall at an approximate height of 6 feet 2 inches or 188 cm and his weight is around 90 kgs or 198 lbs. Similarly, Irons has a chest-waist-hip measurement of 40-28-36 inches respectively.

Also, this personality’s biceps size is 14 inches. Moreover, Irons has dark brown eyes and hair of the same color.