Jalen Rose | Biography

Posted On: 21 Aug, 2014


Jalen Rose | Biography

Quick Facts

Date of Birth January 30, 1973
Age 44 Years 8 Month(s)
Nationality American
Profession Basketball player
Wife/Spouse Not Yet
Girlfriend Not Disclosed
Ethnicity African-American
Is Gay/Lesbian No
Divorced? Not Yet
Married Not Yet
Net Worth $60 Million Dollars
Height 6 feet 8 inches
Weight 216 lbs
Children/Kids Not Yet

Jalen Rose was born in January 30, 1973 in Detroit, Michigan. He is a retired professional basketball player as well as the sports analyst of ESPN. His professional career started from 1994 and he ended it in 2007. In his career, he was linked with Denver Nuggets, Indiana Pacers, Chicago Bulls, Toronto Raptors, New York Nicks and Phoenix Suns.

His name was derived from the name of his father, James and his uncle’s whose name was Leonard. His biological father was Jimmy Walker who was also a former basketball player. Though he has talked to Walker several times in phone, they had not met each other in person. In college, he got the high profile as he was the best among his colleagues. He played in NCAA Finals where his team became national runner up for 1992 and 1993. He was not listed for the scandals in Michighan Basketball Scandals.

He started his NBA career from 1994 where he was the team member of Denver Nuggets. Because of his capabilities, he was transferred to many clubs. In his career in NBA, he has earned more than $10 million only from his salary. He was a left handed player who was best known for the smooth and versatile offensive game. He was gifted with the shots from the post as well as from the perimeters. During his whole career, he played the role of swingman in the court. He has the high rating of shooting percentage in his overall games and stats also tells that he is best known for his three pointer shots.

Off the court, he got the opportunity to get the broadcasting experience in 2006 as he became the court side reporter for TNT. After his retirement, he became the regular commentator in ESPN. He was first held there as an analyst on Sports Center. From 2012, he became one of the hosts for the NBA countdown.

As a basketball player, he has the tall figure with the height of 6 feet and 8 inch. He has the net worth of $60 million. At the age of 41 also, he looks very fit and healthy. He said that it is because of his regular exercise. Though there are many rumors of Rose about his affair. There were many published news that told that he was dating eighth many girls in public places as well. But he clearly stated that he is a single and he has not any girlfriend till now. His colleagues also became amazed as he has not yet get married. His fans have commented many times to get him the suitable wife. But he has ignored it all for the reason no one knows. May be he is afraid from the divorce. Reasons can be many more but we can only hope that he would soon get married. Rose told that as he has become one of the successful professional basketball player, he also want to teach other kids as well about it. He wanted the children to learn basketball as it also helps to become healthy and fit.

He is popular not only from his games but also from his draft suits. He looks very attractive in his suits. He is very popular in social sites. He has 1.35 million followers in twitter alone and many are following him in Facebook and Instagram.

To find more about his biography, you can visit wiki. You can view his pictures, videos as well as podcasts in YouTube. If you want to follow him in twitter, you can visit https://twitter.com/JalenRose