Jim Rome Net Worth
Jim Rome Net Worth and salary: Jim Rome is an American sports radio talk show host who has a net worth of $75 million. Jim Rome was born October 14, 1964 in Tarzana, Los Angeles, California. Rome hosts The Jim Rome Show on radio and for a number of years Rome hosted the television show Jim Rome Is Burning (formerly Rome Is Burning), which aired on ESPN in the U.S. and TSN2 in Canada. In 2011, Rome joined the CBS network where he hosts his own show, as well as an interview-format show on the Showtime channel. He formerly hosted sports discussion television shows Talk2 (ESPN2), The FX Sports Show (FX) and The Last Word (Fox Sports Net). The Jim Rome Show is tied for the #No. 1 most listened to talk radio show in the U.S. and Rome is the No. 29 most influential talk radio personality, according to Talkers Magazine. In 2004, Rome was invited to speak at the funeral for Pat Tillman, the NFL player–turned–Army Ranger. The TV and radio host offered a touching tribute, noting, "Pat is the man we all want to be." Rome developed an interest in horse racing and founded the Jungle Racing, LLC stable. In January 2013, Jungle Racing's prized mare, Mizdirection, won the $150,000 Monrovia Stakes at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California. Rome met his wife, Janet, when they worked together at XTRA. They married in 1997 and have two children.