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Jim Rome Net Worth, Biography & Wiki 2017
James Phillip Rome was born on the 14th October 1964, in Tarzana, California USA. He is a sports radio talk show host which is the main source of Jim Rome’s net worth. He is known as one of the highest paid sports commentators in the world, partly because since 1996 he has been hosting “The Jim Rome Show” aired on CBS Sports Radio. He is an inductee into the Southern California Jewish Sports Hall of Fame.
How much is the net worth of Jim Rome? It has been estimated that the total size of his wealth is as much as $65 million, easily understood when you consider that his salary is $15 million per year, and he has been involved in broadcasting for around 30 years.
Jim Rome Net Worth $65 Million
Jim was raised in Tarzana, and in 1982 he left Calabasas High School, and five years later he graduated with a degree in Communications from the University of California, Santa Barbara. While still a student he worked as Sports Director at a college radio station. Later, he transitioned to XTRA Sports 690 at which he eventually began hosting his famous “The Jim Rome Show”(1996–present). Currently, the show might be heard in more than 200 radio stations across the USA and Canada, and it has been estimated that the show has an audience of more than 2.5 million listeners. Needless to mention the fact that the show is the main source of Jim Rome’s net worth. More, Rome organizes live shows which are known as “The Jim Rome World Tour”. They are usually organized outdoors featuring sports activities as well as celebrities related with sports. The shows attracts masses of people as they are normally free.
Jim Rome is also known for landing roles in the production of television and cinema. As a cameo, Jim Rome was seen in the feature films “Space Jam”(1996) directed by Joe Pytka, “Two for the Money”(2005) directed by D. J. Caruso, and “The Longest Yard”(2005) directed by Peter Segal. Rome also had a role in the drama film “Any Given Sunday” (1999) directed by Oliver Stone. More, he landed the role in the situation comedy series which focuses on the life of a sport agent and his colleagues, “Arliss”(2002) created by Robert Wuhl. Then Jim was seen on the music video “What’s My Age Again?”(1999) by the punk rock band Blink-182. He is known to be the host of “Talk 2”(1993–1998) on ESPN2, “The FX Sports Show”(2003) on FX and “The Last Word”(2005) aired on Fox Sports Net. All the above mentioned performances also added sums to the outright size of the sportscaster Jim Rome’s net worth and popularity. Jim Rome was the host of the memorial service for Pat Tillman, the former professional football player who left his career to serve in the US Army and was killed during service in Iraq.
Finally, in the private life of Jim Rome, it looks like the man was born with a silver spoon in his mouth, as he has not only landed a successful career but also has a loving family. He married Janet Rome in 1997, and the family has two children.