Carey Lynn Claypool is the mother of American actor Angus Turner Jones. She is married to Kelly Charles Jones, and they are parents to two children. Throughout her son’s rise to fame, Carey stayed out of the spotlight and didn’t have much to do with her son’s success in the entertainment industry.
Carey Lynn’s Criminal Past and Her Encounter with the Law
Carey Lynn Claypool’s past was tough as she encountered the law multiple times. She was arrested in 1992 for trying to tamper with someone’s car meter; on another occasion, she was pulled over by a cop while drunk driving. Without hesitation, she punched the police officer in the face, and she was arrested.
In 1997, Carey Lynn Claypool was arrested for burglary, but the charges were dropped. The same year she had her husband arrested for pulling her out of the car and assaulting her; however, she dropped the charges.
Carey Lynn’s son started as a child actor making his film debut in 1999 in Simpatico. After that, he was cast into minor roles before landing a role in the sitcom Two and a Half Men.; in the show, he portrayed Jake Harper, a ten-year-old living with his divorced father. While in the show, Carey Lynn’s son became one of the highest child actors after signing a 7.8 million two seasons deal.
Carey’s Son’s Stint in Two and a Half Men
The Two and a Half Men show was about a man whose marriage had fallen apart, and then he moved into his brother’s house with his son. In the show, the two men were Charlie Sheen and Jon Cryer, while the half-man is Carey Lynn Claypool’s son. Angus Jones starred in the show from 2003 to 2015, and as time went by, he was given more adult-like roles.
In season nine of the show, Carey’s son portrayed a teenager who is a heavy marijuana user and had sexual relations with both older and younger women. In 2012 Angus started saying that he was uncomfortable playing the roles he was given in the show. Later that year, he said he did not want anything to do with Two and a Half Men, calling the show filthy.
His U-turn from the show was due to his new beliefs and inclination to the Seventh-Day Adventist church.
The Net Worth of Carey Lynn’s Son
Angus Turner Jones has accumulated most of his wealth through his acting career; during his stint in Two and a Half Men, he was the highest child actor and made a lot of money for appearing in many episodes. Even after quitting acting, he started his businesses, growing his net worth further. Carey Lynn Claypool’s son’s worth is about 20 million dollars.
Carey Lynn’s Current Whereabouts
Carey Lynn Claypool has kept a low profile, and little is known about her. But given the money his son has earned, he might have set up a business for her mother, and that is what she is focusing on now.