Jalen Rose

Jalen Rose

Jalen Rose
Quick Facts About Jalen Rose
Celebrated Name Jalen Rose
Age 51 years old
Nick Name The Natural
Birth Name Jalen Anthony Rose
Birth Date 1973-01-30
Gender Male
Profession American sports analyst
Nationality American
Place of Birth Detroit, Michigan, the USA
Ethnicity Afro-American
Religion Christianity
Horoscope Aquarius
Father Jimmy Walker
Mother Jeanne Rose
Brother Kevin and Bill Rose
Sister Jamesa Walker-Thompson and Tamara Rose
High School Southwestern High School
College University of Maryland University College
Sexualorientation straight
Marital Status married
Wife Molly Qerim (divorced)
Children 3
Net Worth $50 million
Salary $2 million per year
Height 6 ft 8 inches
Weight 98 Kg
Body Build/Type Athletic
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown

Jalen Rose is well-known as a member of the University of Michigan Wolverines' "Fab Five" (along with Chris Webber, Juwan Howard, Jimmy King, and Ray Jackson) that reached the 1992 and 1993 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship games as both freshmen and sophomores.

Who is Jalen rose?

Jalen Rose is an American sports analyst and former professional basketball player. Rose is currently serving as a sports analyst for ABC and ESPN. He is also working as an analyst on NBA Countdown, "Get Up!", and co-host of the ESPN talk show "Jalen & Jacoby" with co-host, David Jacoby. 

He is also the founder of the Jalen Rose Leadership Academy and the author of The New York Times best-seller Got to Give the People What They Want and producer of the ESPN documentary The Fab Five. The Detroit News has recognized Rose with the Michiganian of the Year Award in recognition of his excellence, courage, and philanthropy to uplift the metropolitan area and Michigan.

Rose played in the National Basketball Association (NBA) as a small forward for six teams, most notably alongside Reggie Miller on the Indiana Pacers team that made three consecutive Eastern Conference finals, including the 2000 NBA Finals. He retired in 2007 with a career average of 14.3 points, 3.8 assists, and 3.5 rebounds per game. 

Jalen Rose Early Life and Parents 

Jalen Rose was born on 30th January 1973 in Detroit, Michigan, the USA. His birth name is Jalen Anthony Rose. He holds an American nationality and belongs to the Afro-American ethnicity. Aquarius is his star sign. He is a follower of Christianity. 

Jalen Rose was born into a middle-class sports background family. His father Jimmy Walker was an American professional basketball player who passed away on July 2nd, 2007. His mother Jeanne Rose also died in February 2021 due to cancer. He was raised up by his mother as a single parent after his father left his mother prior to his birth and took no part in the child's upbringing. 

He has two brothers: Kevin and Bill Rose and two sisters named Jamesa Walker-Thompson and Tamara Rose. After completing his basic school education, he attended Southwestern High School in Detroit from where he began his professional basketball journey. Then, he earned a Bachelor of Science in Management Studies from the University of Maryland University College.

Who is Jalen Rose married to?

Jalen Rose is assumed to be single at the moment. He became single after getting a divorce from his beautiful wife Molly Qerim who is a television personality by profession. Jalen and Qerim were a sweet couple then. They had begun dating in 2016. After two years of a romantic relationship, the duo got married in July 2018 in a private ceremony. 

In April 2021, he filed for divorce from Qerim. He stated that their marriage broke down after she moved to Connecticut. On December 8, 2021, it was announced that Rose had filed for divorce from Qerim. Rose has two daughters and a son from a previous relationship.

Apart from his marital relationship, Jalen is linked with a number of ladies in his youthhood. He was in a brief relationship with a lady named Mauri Goens with whom he has a daughter named Mariah Christen Rose born in July 2000. Now the love birds are staying as a friend. 

Jalen Rose Net Worth 2021

As of 2021, the net worth of Jalen Rose is estimated to be the US $50 million. He has accumulated most of his income through his basketball career and as a sports analyst. He earns a huge amount of income from his business ventures as well. He earns around $2 million per year. 

Rose started working for ESPN as an NBA analyst in 2007 and also hosts the Jalen Rose Report. He owns a management and production company called Three Tier Entertainment. In 2015 he began co-hosting the ESPN Radio series Jalen & Jacoby. His first book "Got to Give the People What They Want" was published in 2015.

With his massive earnings, he is living a quality life. He owns an expensive mansion in Orchard Lake, Michigan for which he paid $2.3 million in 2011. The 8,300 square-foot home sits on a little under an acre of lakefront property. He drives a Jeep renegade costing $35,000, 1959 Bentley S-Type Seda costing $82,500.

How tall is Jalen Rose?

Jalen Rose is incredibly tall with a height of 6 ft 8 inches and his body weight is around 98 Kg. He has an Athletic build body. As being a Basketball player, he used to regularly does exercise, workouts at the gym, and pull-ups training which has given him a perfectly toned body that resembles sportsman-like.

This former player has got a buzz-cut hairstyle that is black in color and has a pair of dark brown eyes.  He looks very attractive and handsome in his french cut bearded style. He loves to wear a formal dress which defines his high prolific status. 

Facts About Jalen Rose

  • #1His father Jimmy Walker was a No. 1 overall draft pick in the NBA.
  • #2 Jalen was the most popular name for African-American boys born in the 1990s and early 2000s.
  • #3His basketball idol was Magic Johnson.
  • #4He is left-handed.
  • #5He was known to have a smooth and versatile offensive game.
  • #6He has a cold relation with Sam Mitchell.
  • #7Rose was arrested in 2011 due to vehicle intoxication.
  • #8He is a best friend of Maurice Taylor.
  • #9He is an active supporter of his former University Basketball team.
  • #10In 2003, Rose was honored with the Professional Basketball Writers Association Magic Johnson Award.