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Jalen Rose


Jalen Rose is a former basketball player who played for the Indiana Pacers. Jalen Rose is a sports analyst, ambassador, and spokesperson for the NBA.

Early life

On January 30, 1973, Jalen Anthony Rose was born in Detroit, Michigan. As of now, he is already 51 years old and his zodiac sign is Aquarius. He was born to his father Jimmy Walker and his mother Jeanne Rose. He has siblings named James Walker, Tamara Rose, Kevin Rose, and Bill Rose.

Jalen Rose – Education

From Southwestern High School, he completed high school. Later, he joined the University of Michigan and played basketball there for the Wolverine ‘Fab Five’. In 2005, he received a bachelor’s degree from Maryland University College.

Career and Professional Life

Jalen Rose started playing at Southwestern High School in Detroit. Thus, he remained teammates with upcoming NBA players Voshon Lenard and Howard Eisley. During his high school,  the Wolverines touched two NCAA Finals games in 1992 and 1993. Later, he played as an adaptable point protector and was also compared to his teenage hero.

Finally, he was selected to play for six diverse NBA teams. He builds a professional occupation after avoiding his senior season at Michigan. In the 1994 NBA Draft, he was nominated 13th overall via the Denver Nuggets.

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Caption: Jalen Rose during a match. Source: Getty Image

He spent 2 years with Denver; he was transacted to the Indiana Pacers. Thus, he made more than $100,000,000 in salary rewards. Under Instructor Larry Brown, he often registered the DNPCDs (Did Not Play – Coach’s Decision).  In addition, Larry Bird procured the coaching responsibilities, and it turned out well for Jalen Rose.

He helped the squad get back, as an affiliate of the Indiana Pacers. Thus, it was on its base after a catastrophic 1996–97 season. In the Eastern Conference Finals, he made it to 3 successive entrances. Fortunately, he was the first competitor in eight years to help the Pacers keep a 1999–2000 season score.

For the ultimate Eastern Conference Champions, he hit an average of 18.2 points. For his performance, he was awarded the NBA Most Improved Player in the course. In the 2000 NBA Finals, he also assisted as a leader of his squad. Later, he averaged 25 points for each game in the six-game sequence.

It also counts a 32-point in a game of five victories. He dealt with the Chicago Bulls, throughout the 2001-02 season. Hence, it was alongside Travis Best and Norman Richardson. And, in an upcoming next-round draft picks in an altercation for Brad Miller, Ron Artest, Ron Mercer, and Kevin Ollie.

Career highlight

On February 3, 2006, he was dealt with a first-round draft pick halfway over the 2005–06 season. By the New York Knicks for Antonio Davis, he was provided around $ 3 million. For a year in the Indiana Pacers, he was reunified with Larry Brown, his trainer.  Therefore, his latest game and aid for the Raptors was a home success against the Sacramento Kings.

In the game, he added up the winning hamper over time. Similarly, his tenure with the Knicks was monotonous. On October 30, 2006, before the beginning of the 2006–07 NBA season, the Knicks separated his ways by rejecting him. Thus, he was courted by numerous crews. It also includes the Phoenix Suns, Detroit Pistons, and Miami Heat.

On November 3, 2006, he publicized he would sign with the Suns. He played the least minutes, as an associate of the Phoenix Suns. From the 2007 NBA Matches, he was eliminated and retired from the Indiana Pacers. As of now, he is into a broadcasting career.

Jalen Rose – Net Worth 2024

Jalen Rose is paid a massive salary and his net worth is $50 million. Similarly, he is the brand ambassador of BetMGM. Besides that, he has been experiencing a lavish life.

Personal Life

Jalen Rose was married to his long-time girlfriend Molly Qerim, on July 20, 2018. Previously, they began dating each other in July 2016. After 3 years of marriage, they divorced in 2021.

He took his Instagram to announce that he and Qerim had split. Also, he was in a relationship with Mauri Goen and has a daughter named Mariah Christen Rose. Later, he dated a dancer Kissy Terry, on July 11, 2012.

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Caption: Jalen with his ex-wife. Source: New York Post

Jalen Rose – Body Measurements and Social Media

Jalen Rose stands 6 feet 8 inches tall and weighs about 98 kg. Furthermore, he has black eye color and his eye color is also black.

He has his Instagram account named @jalenseverybody, with 458k followers. Also, on his Twitter account, he has 1.8 million followers. Similarly, he has 270k followers on his Facebook account.