|Real Name/Full Name||Peter Edward Rose Sr.|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Pete Rose|
|Birth Place:||Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||14 April 1941|
|Age/How Old:||79 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 180 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 11″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 80 Kg
In Pounds – 176 lbs
|Hair Color:||Dark Brown|
|Parents Name:||Father – Harry Francis Rose
Mother – LaVerne Rose
|Siblings:||David, Jacqueline, and Caryl Rose|
|School:||Western Hills High School|
|Marital Status:||In a relationship|
|Girlfriend:||Kiana Kim (2011 – present)|
|Wife/Spouse Name:||Karolyn Englehardt (m, 1964; div, 1980)
Carol J. Woliung (m, 1984; div, 2011)
|Kids/Children Name:||Fawn Rose, Pete Rose Jr., Morgan Erin Rubio, Tyler Rose, and Cara Rose|
|Profession:||Former Professional Baseball Player and Manager|
|Net Worth:||$4 Million|
|Last Updated:||April 2021|
Pete Rose is a popular former professional baseball player and manager. He was a switch hitter who played in the Major League Baseball (MLB) for Cincinnati Reds, Philadelphia Phillies, and Montreal Expos. He holds the MLB record for most hits (4,256) and most games played (3,562). He has won several awards in his career including Major League Baseball Most Valuable Player Award (MVP) and World Series MVP.
Well, how well do you know about Pete Rose? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Pete Rose’s net worth in 2021, 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 Pete Rose to date.
Biography and Early Life
Pete Rose, whose full name is Peter Edward Rose Sr., was born on the 14th of April 1941 in Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S. to parents, Harry Francis and LaVerne Rose. Coming to his siblings, he has a brother, David, and two sisters, Jacqueline and Caryl Rose. He was encouraged to compete in sports from a young age itself by his parents.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Pete Rose in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Pete Rose’s age is 79 years old as of today’s date 11th April 2021 having been born on 14 April 1941. Though, he is 5′ 11″ in feet and inches and 180 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 176lbs in Pound and 80kg in Kilograms.
Pete Rose received his high school education from Western Hills High School, which is located in the city of Cincinnati in Ohio. Apart from baseball, he also played football in high school. Upon graduating, he signed with Cincinnati Reds. His uncle, Buddy Bloebaum was a “Bird dog” scout for the team and played a massive role in his signing.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Pete Rose married Karolyn Englehardt in 1964 but they got divorced in 1980. Together, they have a daughter, Fawn Rose and a son, Pete Rose Jr. He is a father to a daughter, Morgan Erin Rubio which he accepted in 1996 in settlement of the paternity suit that was filed in 1978. He then married Carol J. Woliung in 1984, but the relationship ended in divorce in 2011.
They have a son, Tyler Rose, and a daughter, Cara Rose. Cara uses the stage name, Chea Courtney and works as an actress while Tyler is a professional baseball player. Since 2011, he has been in a relationship with the popular model, Kiana Kim. He is the stepfather to Cassie and Ashton Kim.
Is Pete Rose Gay?
Pete Rose is straight when it comes to his sexual orientation and is neither gay nor bisexual. He has been been in a relationship with the popular model, Kiana Kim since 2011 and is the stepfather to her two children as well. He was previously married to Karolyn Englehardt and Carol J. Woliung. He has 4 children from both of his marriages. He is also the father to daughter, Morgan Erin Rubio. Going by his relationship history, it’s clear that he is straight.
Pete Rose made his major debut on the 8th of April 1963 for Cincinnati Reds in a match against the Pittsburgh Pirates. He had an amazing year where his batting average was .273 and won the National League Rookie of the Year Award. However, he joined the United States Army Reserves after his debut season. He completed his United States Army Basic Training on the 18th of January 1964.
He resumed his baseball career in the same year itself and played for the team till 1978. In 1968, his batting average was .335 and .348 in the 1969 season. For his awesome batting performances, he won the National League batting title for both years. His batting average was .338 in the 1973 season which brought him the MVP award as well as the National League batting title for the third time in his career.
In 1975, he won the World Series MVP award as well. He played for Philadelphia Phillies from 1979 to 1983. In 1984, he played for Montreal Expos for some time before joining Cincinnati Reds once again. In 1986, he retired from the sport. He holds the MLB record for hits (4,256), games played (3,562). His overall batting average is .303.
After retiring from the sport, he served as a manager from 1984 to 1989. However, in his last year as manager, he was accused of gambling on baseball games while he played for and managing the Reds. As a result, he received permanent ineligibility from baseball. He denied these accusations for years until finally admitting to betting on baseball games in his 2004 autobiography, “My Prison Without Bars”.
It’s also worth mentioning here that he had to spend 5 months in prison in 1990 after being found guilty of tax evasion. Apart from being a former baseball player and manager, he has appeared in multiple episodes of WWE’s programming. For his work in WWE, he was inducted into the “Celebrity Wing” of WWE’s 2004 Hall of Fame class. He has also served as a guest studio color analyst for MLB coverage on Fox Sports in 2015.
- Pete Rose was the winner of the Major League Baseball Most Valuable Player Award (MVP) in 1973.
- Pete Rose was the winner of Willie Mays World Series Most Valuable Player (MVP) Award in 1975.
- Pete Rose is a 3-time World Series champion (1975, 1976, and 1980).
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Pete Rose in 2021
As of 2021, Pete Rose has garnered a net worth of $4 Million. He has garnered most of his earnings from his career as a professional baseball player. Apart from that, he has only improved his net worth by betting on horse races.
Pete Rose was an incredible baseball player, but he remains a controversial figure due to his past actions. With that being said, we wish him the best of luck in all his future endeavors and hope he makes the most of his future opportunities that come his way.