Jim Rose Bio, Age, Height, ABC 7 Chicago, Net Worth, Income, Parents, and Spouse

Jim Rose Bio, Wiki

Jim Rose is an American Anchor/ Reporter working for ABC 7 Chicago serving the station as a Sports Anchor and Reporter. He has been working with this station since January 1982.

Jim Rose Age

Rose is 70 years old as of 2023, he was born on July 5, 1953, in Edison, New Jersey, United States. He celebrates his birthday on July 5th every year.

Jim Rose Height/Measurements

Rose stands at the height of  6 feet 1 inch tall.

Jim Rose Career

Rose works at ABC 7 Chicago News where he serves as the station as a Sports Anchor and Reporter. He also plays a major role in the station’s programming specials. Before working at WLS-TV, he worked for WIXT-TV in Syracuse, New York. Rose began his career in sports broadcasting while serving in the United States Army, acting as sports director for AFN-TV in Berlin, West Germany (1973-75).

Jim Rose Photo
Jim Rose Photo

In addition, Jim is the vice president of the Swan Group, a non-profit group created to give away the “Swan House”. To a Chicago area single mother who managed to get academic distinctions in college. After a period of 4 years of sweat equity, along with an outpouring of community donations, his hard work came to fruition.

However, he handed the keys to a 2,000-square-foot house over to a mother who had two children at an average grade of 3.8- approximately in October 2006. In spite of the many honors he has received during his career, he considers this “one of his life’s crowning achievements.” He continues to volunteer his time to help many charitable groups and worthy causes throughout the Chicago land area.

Jim Rose’s Net Worth

In Rose’s career as a Sports Anchor and Reporter, he has been able to accumulate a net worth ranging between $1 Million and $3 Million.

How Much Does Jim Rose Earn?

He receives annual earnings that range between $35,000 and $100,000.

Jim Rose’s Parents and Siblings

Rose was born and raised in the United States, he manages to keep information regarding his parents and whether or not he has any siblings away from the limelight. An update of his family information will be done when available.

Jim Rose Spouse

Rose is married to Lakesha Draine since 2011. The couple is blessed with 2 children Jayson & Suzette. Rose was previously married to WLS-TV news anchor Cheryl Burton from 1986 until 1995. He first met Burton while she was a cheerleader for the Chicago Bears in 1985. After their divorce, he married in 2011.

Jim Rose Kids

Rose is a proud father of  2 children Jayson & Suzette. However, once available, an update regarding his children will be made.

Jim Rose ABC 7 Chicago

Rose works at ABC 7 Chicago where he works alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;

  1. Rob Elgas
  2. Stacey Baca
  3. Mark Giangreco
  4. Roz Varon
  5. Tracy Butler
  6. Terrell Brown
  7. Hosea Sanders
  8. Tanja Babich
  9. Judy Hsu

Jim Rose Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

He is vocal on his social media accounts where he posts frequently. On his Twitter account, he has about 4k followers, around 3k followers on his  Facebook page, and about 1k followers on his Instagram account.