Jalen Rose Net Worth

Jalen Rose Net Worth

What is the net worth of Jalen Rose?

Jalen Rose is an American sports broadcaster and former professional basketball player with a massive net worth of $60 million who is a former member of the University of Michigan Wolverines' "Fab Five".

He was a small forward in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for six teams, most notably with the Indiana Pacers, who reached three straight Eastern Conference finals, including the NBA Finals in 2000.

He works for ABC and ESPN as a sports analyst. He is a co-host of the ESPN talk show Jalen & Jacoby and an analyst on NBA Countdown and Get Up!.

Quick Facts About Jalen Rose

Jalen Rose Net Worth $60 Million
Full Name Jalen Anthony Rose
Date of Birth January 30, 1973
Age 48
Height 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Gender Male
Nationality American
Profession Basketball Player, Sports Analyst
Marital Status Divorced
Ex-Wife Molly Qerim

Jalen Rose Earnings, Career, Wiki, and More

As of 2021, he is speculated to have a net worth of around $60 million which he has mainly inherited through his athletic career as a successful basketball player. He made a bit more than $102 million in salary alone during his NBA career. Moreover, he has also earned income through his broadcasting career as a famous host and sports analyst. In addition to that, he owns a production company and has been involved as a brand ambassador for various brands and endorsements.


He gained great notoriety as a star at Southwestern High School in Detroit, and he can even be seen in the documentary film Hoop Dreams at a high school All-American camp. In 1992 and 1993, he was a member of the University of Michigan Wolverines, which reached two NCAA Finals games and finished as national runners-up both times. He was a member of Michigan coach Steve Fisher's infamous "Fab Five" recruiting class in 1991.

After skipping his senior year at Michigan, he went on to play for six different NBA clubs, establishing a good pro career. In the 1994 NBA draft, the Denver Nuggets selected him 13th overall. He was traded to the Indiana Pacers after two years with the Denver Nuggets.

He was traded to the Chicago Bulls for the 2001–02 season. He was moved to the Toronto Raptors after 16 games in the 2003–04 season.

He was traded to the New York Knicks on February 3, 2006, midway through the 2005–06 season, along with a first-round draft pick and an undisclosed quantity of money estimated to be approximately $3 million. During that season, he made around $16 million per year.


He announced his signing with the Suns on November 3, 2006. On November 7, it was officially revealed that he had signed a one-year contract with Phoenix worth $1.5 million. With a career average of 14.3 points, 3.8 assists, and 3.5 rebounds per game, he retired from the NBA in 2007.

When it comes to his broadcasting career, for TNT, he worked as a Sideline Reporter during the 2006 NBA Playoffs. He has worked for ABC/ESPN since his retirement in 2007, first as an analyst on SportsCenter and then as one of the hosts of NBA Countdown. Rose has also been on Grantland on ESPN.

He is the founder and owner of Three Tier Entertainment, a management and production firm situated in Los Angeles. He produced the ESPN documentary The Fab Five in 2011. Under the name Renaissance Man, he has a multi-platform collaboration with the New York Post, where he hosts a podcast and a weekly column.

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Jalen Rose Relationship and Personal Life

In 2016, he had a relationship with ESPN personality Molly Qerim. After dating for two years, he married her for the first time in a private ceremony in July 2018. He filed for divorce from Qerim in April 2021. He claimed that once she went to Connecticut, their marriage fell apart. He stated that he had filed for divorce from Qerim on December 8, 2021.

From a previous relationship, he has two children and a son. In the media, he has not divulged the identity of her previous partner.

Jalen Rose Early Life, Family, and Education

Jimmy Walker, his biological father, was a No. 1 overall NBA draft pick who died of lung cancer in July 2007. He never met his father in person, although they chatted on the phone multiple times.


His mother, Jeanne, named him Jalen, which was a blend of his father's and uncle's names which is James and Leonard respectively. Jalen became one of the most popular names for African-American boys born in the 1990s and early 2000s as a result of his dominance in the NCAA and NBA. In the NBA, NFL, and other North American professional sports, there were 32 players with some variant of the name Jalen on rosters in 2021.

When it comes to his educational qualifications, he graduated from the University of Maryland University College with a Bachelor of Science in Management Studies in 2005.

Interesting Facts About Jalen Rose

  • As of December 2021, he has around 1.7 million followers on his Twitter account.
  • In appreciation of his excellence, courage, and charity to uplift the metropolitan area and Michigan, he received the Michiganian of the Year Award from the Detroit News.
  • In West Bloomfield Township, Michigan, he was arrested, pleaded guilty, and served time in jail for operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated in 2011.
  • In 2016, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame honored him with the Mannie Jackson - Basketball's Human Spirit Award.