Jalen Rose
Jalen Rose
Real Name/Full Name Jalen Anthony Rose, The Natural
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Jalen Rose
Birth Place: Detroit, Michigan
Date Of Birth/Birthday: January 30, 1973
Age/How Old: 51 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 203 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6’8’’
Weight: In Kilograms – 98 kg
In Pounds – 215 lbs
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father – Jimmy Walker
Mother – Jeanne Rose
Siblings: Yes (4)
School: Southwestern High School
College: University of Michigan
Religion: N/A
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Molly Qerim
Kids/Children Name: Yes, Mariah Christen Rose
Profession: Basketball player and actor
Net Worth: $70 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Jalen Rose is one of the famous professional basket players who have recently taken retirement from official basketball. He currently is employed as the analyst of sports for ESPN. He is the founder of the Jalen Rose Leadership Academy. He has been the player of the National Basketball Association, commonly known as the NBA. He is a co-host in the afternoon show named Jalen and Jacoby (an ESPN talk show).

Well, how well do you know about Jalen Rose? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Jalen Rose’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Jalen Rose to date.

Biography and Early Life

Jalen Rose’s father, Jimmy Walker, was also a former NBA player. Thus it can be rightfully said that Jalen has basketball in his blood. Jalen was named as a mixture of his father and his uncle Leonard. After being famous, the name Jalen suddenly became a sensation overnight among basketball players and fans owing to its sheer peculiarity. Many named their children, according to Jalen Rose too.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Jalen Rose in 2024, and what is his height and weight? Well, Jalen Rose’s age is 51 years old as of today’s date 16th July 2024 having been born on 30 January 1973. Though, he is 6’8’’ in feet and inches and 203 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 215 lbs in Pound and 98kg in Kilograms.


The Southwestern High School located in Detroit is the one Jalen Rose attended as a student and later proceeded to take admission to the University of Michigan. It was in his college days that he was influenced by many basketball players like Robert Traylor, Maurice Taylor, etc. and pursued basketball as a career. He was caught in the University of Michigan basketball scandal involving few college mates.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Jalen Rose With Wife Molly Qerim
Jalen Rose With Wife Molly Qerim

Jalen has worked as a sports reporter for a considerable amount of time besides professional basketball. He also has penned a book named Got to Give the People What They Want, which is also kind of his biography. Rose also owns the Three Tier Entertainment. After the death of Jalen Rose’s mother, Jeanne, due to cancer, the player grieved for days together. He has married his long time girlfriend, Molly Qerim, an ESPN personality, at a private wedding. The couple has a daughter too.

Is Jalen Rose gay?

No. According to the records, Jalen Rose is not gay and has had at least a relationship with another lady before his marriage. The name of this lady has never been public. He is happily married to his love of life, Molly Qerim, and is also blessed enough to be the father of a cute daughter named Mariah Christen Rose.

Professional Career

Being an extraordinary player from his youth, Jalen Rose has played for a total of 6 NBA teams in his professional life. He was first selected into NBA in the year 1994 and has never stepped off the podium since then. He has been in the game life for 13 years with records that speak goldenly of his talent.


– NBA most improved player

– NBA all-rookie team

– Ford employees African Ancestry Network community service award

– NBA good guy

– NBA community assist award

– Magic Johnson award

– America’s leading individual black philanthropist

– Community champion award

– City council spirit of Detroit award

– Twilight benefit foundation civic award

– Rainbow push trailblazer award, etc.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Jalen Rose in 2024

Jalen Rose Net Worth
Jalen Rose Net Worth

Jalen Rose has remained in a professional career for more than a decade or 13 years, to be exact. Even after he took retirement from basketball officially, he works as a sports analyst for ESPN. Thus, from his income sources, it can be easily deduced that he is the owner of huge net worth. His net worth is about $70 million as of 2024.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

– The Jalen Rose Leadership Academy is actually a charter school, and Jalen himself is much determined to bring this school the deserved success.

– He also is a content provider for a podcast aired by ESPN.

– The biography of Jalen Rose is penned by himself, and he commented on its release that he is willing to start arguments and conversations.

– He states that the worst thing he has ever bought with NBA money is a Vertu phone.

– He believes he injured Kobe twice on purpose during different occasions.

– Nobody showed up to the funeral of his father, Jimmy Walker, whom he actually never met in person, rather talked over the phone

Jalen Rose is the perfect example of what it means to make your name shine. He, with his basketball skills, has made his parents proud and his name famous. When one says Live up to your name, one must mean Jalen Rose. Jalen Rose is one of the few best sportsmen and human beings.


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