Alex Jones Net worth: $150 million
Alex Jones has an estimated net worth of $150 million. Jones is the publisher and director of the InfoWars website, which receives approximately 10 million visitors per month. The site reportedly generated more than $20 million in revenue per year at its peak.
Alex Jones Fined $965m for SandyHook Families
Several families of Sandy Hook victims sued Jones for defamation after he claimed the December 2012 shooting in Connecticut, which killed 20 children and six adults, was a “giant hoax” perpetrated by “crisis actors,” and that “no one died” in the massacre. He falsely accused the Sandy Hook victims’ parents of conspiring with the government in an imagined plot to restrict Americans’ gun rights.
On October 12, 2022, a jury awarded $965 million to 15 plaintiffs in a trial that consolidated three cases. Individual awards to the plaintiffs ranged from $28.8 million to $120 million.