Monique Jones

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Monique Jones[1]
Personal info
NicknameMo,[2] Superwoman, The Golden Girl, The Dark Destroyer[3]
Born (1979-03-12) March 12, 1979 (age 39)[4]
Fort Knox, Kentucky
Height5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)[4]
WeightIn Season: 190 lb (86 kg)[5]
Professional career
Pro-debutIFBB Pro Bodybuilding Weekly Championships[1], 2011[1]
Best winIFBB Wings of Strength Chicago Pro-Am Extravaganza[1], 2012 and 2013[1]
SuccessorMaria Rita Bello[1]
ActiveRetired 2009 (figure)
Since 2008[1]

Monique Jones (born March 12, 1979) is an American professional female bodybuilder. She ranks as the 7th best female bodybuilder in the IFBB Pro Women's Bodybuilding Ranking List.[6]

Figure career[edit]


At the age of 16, Monique has been involved in a fitness environment since she purchased her first gym membership. One day she was approached by a trainer who saw potential in her trying a competitive level sport. She then took upon herself to prepare for her first figure show. She competed in the SNBF show in Spartanburg, South Carolina in 2001, which she placed 1st in the overall. In 2007, during her trip to nationals in Charleston, South Carolina, she was approached by the judges who told her she should crossover into bodybuilding, which she accepted.[2]

Contest history[edit]

  • 2001 SNBF - 1st (overall)
  • 2005 NPC South Carolina State - 1st (class C)
  • 2005 NPC Excalibur - South Carolina - 1st (overall and tall)
  • 2005 NPC Coastal USA Championships - 1st (class D)
  • 2006 NPC Junior USA - 14th (class D)
  • 2007 OCB Yorton Cup Nationals - 1st (short and overall)
  • 2007 NPC East Coast Tournament of Champions - 4th (class A and masters)
  • 2008 NPC USA Championships (figure C) - DNP
  • 2009 NPC Great Lakes Grand Prix - 2nd (masters); 3rd (class A)[1][2]

Bodybuilding career[edit]


In 2008, Jones competed in her first bodybuilding competition at the South Carolina State show in Columbia, South Carolina, where she won the overall in women's bodybuilding. At the national realm, she placed 2nd or 3rd for her first three national showings. After placing first in the 2010 IFBB North American Championships, she won her IFBB Pro card.[2]


Since 2011, she has qualified for every Ms. Olympia held that year.[1]

Contest history[edit]

Personal life[edit]

Monique currently lives in Greenville, South Carolina. She is a Christian.[9] She is a NPC judge and contest prep coach, Her trainer is Johnny Stewart. She was homeschooled as a child. She has a daughter. Her sponsor company is Species Nutrition.[2][10]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "Jones, Monique".
  2. ^ a b c d e f "Biography". MoeMuscle. Archived from the original on May 22, 2015. Retrieved May 22, 2015.
  3. ^ "Profile Monique Jones".
  4. ^ a b "Top Pro Female Bodybuilders".
  5. ^ "Interview: Monique Jones - ImAGainsta".
  6. ^ "IFBB Pro Women's Bodybuilding Ranking List". September 1, 2011. Retrieved 14 October 2012.
  7. ^ "CONTESTS".
  8. ^ "2015 Omaha Pro Scorecards - IFBB Professional League".
  9. ^ "Facebook".
  10. ^ Ifbb Pro Monique

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