Jim Rose Wife, Daughter, Bio, Age, Net Worth, Retiring, Son, Height and Family

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Jim Rose Biography and Wikipedia

Jim Rose is an American retired journalist, sports anchor and reporter who served as a sports anchor at ABC7 in Chicago, Illinois. He joined the ABC7 station in April 1982 and retired on September 15, 2023, after working at the station for 41 years. With an experience of more than 39 years, he has covered many reports concerning sports across the state. He anchored the 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. sports reports as well as covering all of the Chicago area sports teams.

Jim Rose Education

Rose attended and graduated from Rhode Island College, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in Communication.

Jim Rose Age and Birthday

How old is Jim? Jim is 70 years old as of 2023. He was born on July 5, 1953, in Edison, New Jersey, United States of America. His birthday is always celebrated on 5th July of every year.

Jim Rose Nationality and Ethnicity

Rose holds American nationality and citizenship by birth. He was born and raised in Edison, New Jersey, United States. He is of White ethnicity/heritage. ALSO READ: Tracy Butler

Jim Rose Height

Jim stands at an average height of 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m). Information regarding his other body measurements is currently under review.

Jim Rose Family

Rose was born and raised in Edison, New Jersey by his parents. However, information regarding his family members including his father, mother and siblings is currently not available.

Jim Rose Wife

Is Jim married? Jim is currently married to his wife Lakesha Draine, the Founder of L Design Group, an interior design company based in Chicago. The couple got married in 2011.

Jim Rose Cheryl Burton | First Wife

Jim was married to his colleague and first wife Cheryl Burton, an Emmy Award-winning anchor and reporter at ABC in Chicago. He met Burton while she was a cheerleader for the Chicago Bears. The couple got married in 1986 and later divorced in 1995. Information citing their divorce is currently not available.

Jim Son and Daughter

Rose is a proud father of two children a daughter by the name of Suzette Rose and a son by the name of Jayson Rose.

Jim Rose Salary

Rose working as a sports anchor at ABC7 in Chicago, Illinois earns an estimated annual salary ranging from $50,000 – $110,000. READ: Rick Warren

Jim Rose Net Worth

Jim is an accomplished American journalist, sports anchor and reporter who has an estimated net worth of $1 million.

Jim Rose ABC 7, Chicago

Jim is a retired sports director, anchor and reporter at ABC7 in Chicago, Illinois. He joined ABC-TV in January 1982. He was also a programmer at ABC-TV. Before joining ABC7, he worked as an anchor and reporter at WIXT-TV in Syracuse, New York.

He started his career in sports broadcasting by working for the United States Army. While there, he worked as a sports director for AFN-TV in Berlin, West Germany from 1973 to 1975. He also served as the vice president of the Swan Group, a no-profit group founded to give away the “Sawan House” to a Chicago area single mother who managed to get academic distinction in college.

Jim volunteers and he is in many charitable groups. He likes giving back to the community across Chicago. He was inducted in the Silver Circle of the Chicago and Midwest chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.