Jalen Rose
Jalen Rose (Photo Source: Jalen's Instagram)

We all are familiar with the bitter fact that our favorite sports player or any athletes have to quit their profession one day due to a series of injuries or other personal problems. Nevertheless, we are always curious and blissful when our favorite players update their daily lives after sports departure. However, it's not the case with Jalen Rose, as he is one of the few athletes who didn't leave the sports community even after his retirement.

To begin with, Jalen Rose is a former American basketball player who later continued to be involved in sports by pursuing a sports analyst profession. For the time being, Jalen is working as a co-host for ESPN sports talk show 'Get Up.' In 2016, he received Manie Jackson-Basketballs' Human Spirit Award from the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.

How Old Is Jalen Rose?

Jalen Rose's birthday is on January 30 in 1973, in Detroit, Michigan, United States. So, his age is 48 years. Born on January 30, his zodiac sign is Aquarius, and his nationality is American. In addition, Jalen belongs to a mixed ethnic group, Afro-American, and he follows Christianity as his religion.

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Jalen was very confused as a child because even if he was surrounded by his 4 other siblings and his mother, he always felt a hollow part in his life, which was his father. Jalen's father, Jimmy Walker, was a top general draft pick in the NBA, due to which he was mostly busy, and Rose never got the chance to meet his father as Walker died in 2007 due to cancer. On the other hand, except for Jimmy, Jalen was always happy with his mom, Jeanne, and grew up with his siblings, Kevin Rose, Tamara Rose, Bill Rose, and JamesWalker-Thompson.

Is Jalen Rose Highly Educated?

As for the academic training of Jalen Rose, he was enrolled at Southwestern High School, from where he obtained his GED certificate. Further, he went to the University of Michigan, where Rose became a member of Fab 5, a basketball team that later competed in Championships. Afterward, Jalen got himself admission to the University of Maryland Global Campus to complete his studies.

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When Did Jalen Rose Start His Career?

Jalen first started his professional career from his college itself and he participated in different games on behalf of Southwestern High School in Detroit. He was one of the Wolverines members, 'Fab 5.' Further, Jalen was selected to play for six diverse teams in NBA and soon the happiest thing for Rose happened, which was to get compared to his role model, Magic Johnson.

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Likewise, Rose got affiliated to Indiana and some speculated that he wasn't welcomed by the fellow members of Indiana but soon he was liked by them. He helped the team, Indiana Pacers to get on its base after the 1997 season. Before, he played for Denver for a couple of years. Likewise, Jalen Rose played his last game in 2007.

Is Jalen Rose Divorced?

Jalen Rose is the heartthrob of many but what many may not know is that Rose isn't a bachelor and he was previously married to his long-term girlfriend, Molly Qerim. Molly is a host and the couple got married in July 2018 and they even appeared in a commercial together. But, soon Molly moved to Connecticut and the duo had a hard time maintaining a healthy relationship. Thus, both decided to go on their separate ways and they filed for divorce in April of 2021. In precise, the divorce was mutual and they decided to settle without any prenup and spouse support.

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Prior to being with Molly, Jalen Rose was in a relationship with Mauri Goens with whom he has a daughter, Mariah Christen Rose. Apart from Mariah, Jalen has two other kids, Ladarius (son) and Gracie (daughter). While Jalen hasn't revealed who the mother of the two kids is, there was a rumor that he had an ex-wife, Alexandra Rose, who was also supposed to be the mother of Jalen's other kids. Nevertheless, Jalen Rose clearly denied the rumor. He even tweeted back in 2012 about being unaware of who Alexandra is and wondering why was she listed as his spouse by google.

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What Is The Net Worth Of Jalen Rose?

Jalen Rose was one of the people who got blinded by wealth at first and when he was given a $2.2 million salary after being part of Fab 5, he used it relentlessly until he later realized that he was in big trouble. Nonetheless, Jalen was able to cope up with the incident and soon he was listed as one of the top popular and wealthy basketball players. Thus, according to the wiki, his net worth as of 2021 is $60 million.

Within a short period of his career, he was assigned in different teams which paid Jalen a hefty price for the presence in the team. As per the sources, Rose signed $2.2 million contract with Nuggets, $3 million with New York Knicks, and $1.5 million with Phoenix. He also made $100,000,000 in salary reward. Not to mention, Jalen Rose now is a sports analyst as well.

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How Tall Is Jalen Rose?

Of course, playing sports helps you remain healthy so Rose weighs around 98 kg (215 lbs). Also, playing basketball for for than 10 years helped Jalen to stand at the height of 6 feet 8 inches (203 cm). In addition, Rose has black eyes and black hair.

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