Jim Rose Bio, Wiki, Age, Wife, Divorced, ABC 7 Chicago, Net Worth, Salary

Jim Rose Biography

Jim Rose is an American Anchor/Reporter working for ABC 7 Chicago. He joined the station in the month of January 1982. Rose serves ABC 7 News as a Sports Anchor and Reporter. Asides from this, he reports for the ABC 7 top-rated 4:00 and 6:00 p.m. newscasts. 

Jim Rose Age

Rose is 68 years old as of 2021. 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

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

Jim Rose Family

Rose has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents. It is also not known if he has any siblings.

Jim Rose Wife 

Jim 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 Net Worth

Rose has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a sports broadcaster.

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Jim Rose Salary

Rose earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45, 000 to $ 110, 500.

Jim Rose Career

Rose works for ABC 7 Chicago News serving the station as a Sports Anchor and Reporter. He as well 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 started 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).

In addition, he 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.

Rose handed the keys to a 2,000 square feet 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 ABC7 Chicago

Rose is working at ABC7 Chicago where he works alongside other famous ABC7 Chicago anchors and reporters including;

  1. Rob Elgas
  2. Alan Krashesky
  3. Stacey Sager
  4. David Novarro
  5. Val Warner
  6. Paul Meincke
  7. Diane Pathieu
  8. Eric Horng
  9. John Garcia
  10. Michelle Gallardo
  11. Evelyn Holmes
  12. Jessica D’Onofrio
  13. Sarah Schulte
  14. Leah Hope
  15. Janet Davies
  16. John Idler
  17. Samantha Chatman
  18. Jason Knowles
  19. Chuck Goudie
  20. Larry Mowry
  21. Mark Rivera
  22. Stacey Baca
  23. Dionne Miller
  24. Phil Schwarz
  25. Karen Jordan
  26. Ravi Baichwal
  27. Roz Varon
  28. Tracy Butler
  29. Terrell Brown
  30. Hosea Sanders
  31. Tanja Babich
  32. Cheryl Scott
  33. Judy Hsu
  34. Mark Giangreco
  35. Cheryl Burton
  36. Eric Thomas
  37. Kristen Sze
  38. Sandhya Patel
  39. Dan Noyes
  40. Chris Nguyen
  41. Mike Nicco
  42. Dion Lim
  43. Jobina Fortson
  44. Liz Kreutz
  45. Spencer Christian
  46. Dan Ashley
  47. Larry Beil
  48. Reggie Aqui
  49. Chris Alvarez
  50. Kumasi Aaron
  51. Drew Tuma

Jim Rose Social Media Platforms

Jim is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Facebook, and Twitter. He has over 4k followers on Twitter, over 6k followers on, and over 2k followers on Facebook.

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