Who Is Lawrence Jones’ Wife Gail Jones?

Gail Suzanne Jones (born November 1977) is a wealthy British business mogul and influential woman in the tech space who is famous as the wife of Lawrence Nigel Jones, a businessman, and entrepreneur.

Lawrence Jones’ Wife, Gail Jones, is one of the top women that have conquered the male-dominated business and tech industries. Alongside her husband, Lawrence Jones, she co-founded UKFast in 1999 and they also own Le Farinet Hotel together. Besides, they have been married since 1999 and have four beautiful daughters together.

Summary of Gail Jones’ Bio

  • Full name: Gail Suzanne Jones
  • Gender: Female
  • Date of birth: November 1977
  • Gail Jones’ Age: 45 years old
  • Ethnicity: Mixed
  • Nationality: British
  • Education: Altrincham Grammer School for Girls
  • Profession: Entrepreneur
  • Sexual Orientation: Straight
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Gail Jones’ Husband: Lawrence Nigel Jones
  • Gail Jones’ Children: Four daughters
  • Gail Jones’ Height in Inches: 68 inches
  • Gail Jones’ Height in Centimetres: 173 cm
  • Gail Jones’ Weight: 68kg
  • Gail Jones’ Net worth: $1 million – $5 million
  • Famous for: Being Lawrence Nigel Jones’ spouse

Gail Jones Hails From The United Kingdom

Gail Suzanne Jones was born in November 1977 in her native land, England. Her date of birth is not known at the time of writing, however, we know she celebrates her birthday in November every year. She has also kept most details of her birth private, consequently, her birth name is not also known.

The businesswoman is a Brit with regards to her nationality and is said to have a mixed ethnic heritage but the precise details of that are not available in the public domain. Just like her birth name and birthdate, her parents’ identities are also not known, thus, we cannot tell if they were married or still together.

Gail Jones

The fact is that actual details of her early days and background, including her early family life, are not known as a result of her discretion. She has also not shared the details of her family members and as of the time of writing this article, it still remains a mystery if she has siblings or not.

However, she has explained that she was not born into a business-inclined family. Gail told Forbes that her dad worked as an accountant and her mom was a teacher but her mom was her biggest cheerleader when she wanted to join the tech industry.

Talking about her educational background, Mrs. Jones is very educated. After elementary school, she attended Altrincham Grammer School for Girls in England. Upon graduation, she went to pursue a higher degree, howbeit, at an unknown university as she has not disclosed the higher institution she graduated from or the course she studied or majored in.

Gail Jones Has Been Lawrence Nigel’s Wife Since 1999

Gail Jones is the wife of Lawrence Nigel Jones, the British tech baron, and businessman who was disgraced for sexual assault and workplace misconduct. The two tied the knot in 1999 and that’s just about what is known about their wedding because the wedding date and the nature of the ceremony are not known to the public.

Similarly, their dating history is somewhat classified as neither of them has revealed to the public and those interested in knowing, when, where, and how they met. Also, they have not openly discussed how long they dated and as such, we cannot tell when their love story began.

In addition to this, it is not known if any of them was married before or whether their marriage to each other would be their first time. Also, they do not seem to have any children outside their marriage.

This business power couple has been together for over twenty years now. Their union has produced four beautiful daughters but Gail and her husband, Lawrence, have successfully kept their children away from the limelight.

As a consequence of their discretion, the identities of their girls are best known to them but at the time of writing this article, Gail Jones and her family live in Cheshire, England.

Gail’s Marriage Has Survived Several Scandals

Gail Jones’ marriage to Lawrence Nigel Jones has survived a few scandals attributed to sex. In October 2019, Gail Jones’ husband was accused of bullying, offensive sexual advances, and sexual assault by his former employees. These verbal and sexual abuses had allegedly occurred in the workplace and during business trips.

Gail Jones

As a result of the allegations, Mr. Jones stepped down as CEO of their company, UKFast, and Gail Jones had to become the CEO of the company. On November 1, 2019, the Greater Manchester Police confirmed that investigations into the allegations had started and while the investigations were going on, Gail Jones ran the family business.

In January 2021, Gail Jones’ husband was charged with one count of rape and four counts of sexual violation. He was also charged with another count of rape in April 2021. His first trial was scheduled for February 2022.

Despite all the sexual scandals, Gail Jones chose to stay with her husband and has not publicly commented on her husband’s legal issues yet. Rather, they appear to be happily living in their home in England.

Gail And Lawrence Jones Are Business Partners

Apart from being Lawrence Jones’ wife, Gail Jones doubles as his business partner. In the same year they got married, this couple started their first business. They started the tech company, UKFast, a hosting and colocation company with over 400 staff. It runs a data center complex in Trafford Park, Manchester and in 2018, UKFast was valued at £405 million with a turnover of about £53.9 million.

The couple has jointly managed their business affairs with Gail Jones as managing director and her husband as CEO until 2019 when she had to step in as CEO following her husband’s investigation for alleged sexual misconduct. Sadly, she and Lawrence left the business in 2020 after selling 30% of the business stake in 2019.

Apart from UKFast, Gail supervises other businesses and investments they jointly own. In 2014, they bought Le Farient Hotel in the Swiss Ski resort Verbier and she is currently, the director of the Cybersecurity Firm Secarma.

She Is An Influential Woman In Business And Tech

Aside from being an entrepreneur, Gail Jones is also passionate about mentoring and encouraging women in tech. She speaks at industry events and business meet-ups as she seeks to address the gender gap in the business and tech world.

Moreso, Gail partners with her alma mater, Altrincham Grammer School, where she speaks at events in the school and invites the girls to UKFast. In her quest to impact society, she joined Tech Manchester in 2017 and is also a board member of the Manchester Foundation Trust Charity. In 2018, Gail started UKFast Community and Education Awards. In addition to this, she signed the Tech Talent Charter as well as the Manchester Pride All Equals Charter.

As a result of her selflessness, she has received multiple awards and recognitions. She was awarded the ICCC Caring Citizens of the Humanities Award in 2018. Gail was also named on the Northern Power Women List in 2016 and 2019. Likewise in 2018 and 2019, she was named on the Most Influential Women In Tech List by Computer Weekly.

Hugo Wright
Hugo has extensive professional writing experience and has been writing and editing articles on multiple platforms for several years now. Away from work, he is a football addict who loves to catch up on his favourite pastimes.

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