Jim Ross Biography
Jim Ross (James William Ross) is an American professional wrestling commentator and a talent relations executive. Currently, he is signed with All Elite Wrestling as a commentator, analyst, and senior advisor. Apparently, he is famous affectionately as JR or Good O’L JR.
Jim Ross Age
Born in the year 1952 in Fort Bragg, California on the 3rd of January. Presently, he is at the age of 70 years old as of 2022. He recently celebrated his birthday this year 2022.
Jim Ross Height
Today he is standing at a height of 5 feet 7 inches tall equivalent to 1.77m. Therefore he is a man of an average stature to his surroundings.
Jim Ross Weight
So, according to current measurements, he is weighing a total of 110 kilograms. However, this might increase or decrease according to his lifestyle.
Jim Ross Family
However, he was born in Fort Bragg, California therefore, he is an American citizen by birth. Although he has not shared much about his family with the public except for the fact that his maternal grandparents owned a general store in Westville, Oklahoma. His paternal grandfather, Dee Ross, owned an off-sale beer store and was a carpenter. More information will be updated as soon as possible.
Jim Ross Education
So, he attended Westville High School where he actually played first base on the Westville baseball team. Apart from that, he was also President of the Student Body, a 4-year letterman, and State Vice President of the Future Farmers of America. He was awarded the FFA State Degree in 1970 the organization’s second highest award. Apparently, in high school he did well academically, reaching the National Honor Society his sophomore year. He actually, received an award for maintaining a 3.6-grade point average in his junior year. For 18 years he officiated high school and college baseball, football, and basketball games in Oklahoma. He studied at Northeastern State University.
Jim Ross Career
So during his tenure at Northeastern State University, he had spent some time commentating on college radio. Regardless, due to his experience, he was given the opportunity to fill a broadcast position in the local NWA Tri-State territory. After an announcer was unable to appear at one of the territory’s events.
However, he worked his way up the WCW ladder to become head of broadcasting but had a contentious relationship with WCW’s newest commentator and future executive Eric Bischoff. Finally, he was hired by the World Wrestling Federation and made his on-screen debut at WrestleMania IX at a specially constructed outdoor venue at Caesar’s Palace.
Basically, he suggested the idea of Radio WWF to McMahon, the idea was given a try. Eventually, he was made host alongside Monsoon. So, it was announced that he had signed a three-year deal with All Elite Wrestling(AEW) as a commentator and senior advisor. Today he provides a full-time commentary on the broadcast team on AEW Dynamite and occasionally on AEW Rampage.
Jim Ross’s Net worth
Generally, the fact that he served as an American professional wrestling commentator he has therefore accumulated a lot of revenue. Currently, he has a net worth of around $4 million.
Presently, he is signed with All Elite Wrestling as a commentator, analyst, and senior advisor. Even though previously he was an American professional wrestling commentator. Therefore he has a total income of around $633,333.
He was in a marriage to his lovely wife who, unfortunately, died in the year 2017 after a road accident she was involved in suffering serious head injuries. She was put on life support, where she died two days later. However, she met her wife on a plane when she was working as a flight attendant. Moreover, he has two daughters from two previous marriages and two granddaughters.