Alan Jones

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Birthday
13, 1941
Birthplace
Australia
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
13, 1941 (age 77)
Birthplace
Australia

About

Famous for his politically conservative and sometimes controversial morning radio program on Sydney, Australia's 2GB station, he is also well known for his earlier coaching career with the Australian National Rugby Union.

Before Fame

After attending Kelvin Grove Teachers College and while earning a bachelor's degree at the University of Queensland, he taught at both Ironside Primary School and Brisbane Grammar School.

Trivia

In 2012, he portrayed American President Franklin D Roosevelt in an Australian production of the musical Annie.

Family Life

Born in Oakey, Queensland, Australia, he is the son of teacher Beth Belford Thomas and miner and farmer Charlie Thomas. His brother and sister, Robert and Colleen Thomas, both had teaching careers.

Associated With

During the late 1970s and early 1980s, he served as a speechwriter for then-Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser.