Chris Rose (Sportscaster) Biography, Age, Wife, NFL, MLB, Net Worth

Chris Rose Biography

Chris Rose born Christopher Rose is an American sportscaster for the MLB Network and NFL Network. He is a commentator for the Discovery Channel series BattleBots.

Chris Rose Education

Rose attended University School in Hunting Valley, Ohio. He then attended Miami University in Oxford, Ohio and graduated with B.A. Communications in 1993.  Rose served as station manager at the student-run radio station, WMSR. He also adores the Cleveland Indians.

Chris Rose Career

Chris Rose The Best Damn Sports Show Period

Rose is best known as one of the hosts of The Best Damn Sports Show Period, on Fox Sports Net. Except for a brief period in 2004 and 2005, he hosted the show from its inception in 2001. Chris Rose has also hosted the poker show Million Dollar Challenge.

Chris Rose Fox Sports

In 2007, Chris Rose became a play-by-play announcer for Fox’s coverage of the NFL. In 2006, he did Gamebreaks for the NFL coverage while Curt Menefee and Joe Buck hosted the studio coverage from the game site. Rose was the studio host for Fox’s BCS coverage.

In 2007, Rose was the #7 play-by-play announcer for Fox’s coverage of the NFL. A year later, he was demoted to #8 play-by-play but in 2009, he was promoted again to #7.

Chris Rose Photo

On Sunday, November 8, 2009, he did Gamebreaks for the NFL on Fox while the Fox NFL Sunday crew did the pregame show from Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan. John Lynch and Trent Green were among the analysts who worked with Rose.

In 2004, he was a fight announcer and narrator on the reality sports series The Next Great Champ as well late a Ringside Commentator for Golden Boy Boxing in 2012 airing on Fuel TV.

In 2009, Rose took over the revamped Fox Saturday Baseball pre game show. He was also the host for the World Series pre game show. From 2009 to 2011, he presented the World Series trophies. Rose called select games as well as field reporting for MLB on FOX. He also hosted Big Shots: Titans at the Tee.

During the 2010 Major League Baseball season Rose hosted the inaugural season of The Cheap Seats. David Cone took over the show following the 2010 season. On March 21, 2012, it was announced Matt Vasgersian would become the new pre-game host and Chris Rose would no longer be working with the network.

He has been criticized for appearing to be too friendly with players he has interviewed during Fox’s baseball coverage. For example, during the 2009 World Series, Rose referred to Derek Jeter of the New York Yankees as “Jeets”. One year later during the World Series, he referred to both Tim Lincecum and Brian Wilson of the San Francisco Giants as “his friends.”

Chris Rose MLB Network

In April 2010, Rose was hired by MLB Network . A year later, he began co-hosting Intentional Talk with Kevin Millar. The show has become one of the most popular shows on MLB Network.

Chris Rose NFL Network

On August 28, 2012, NFL Network announced they had added Chris Rose to their team; he is currently a studio host for the channel. He is the host of NFL GameDay Highlights, NFL GameDay Final, as well as the postgame edition of NFL Total Access following the network’s Thursday Night Football.

Rose will continue doing Intentional Talk on MLB Network even though MLB Network is in New Jersey while the NFL Network is in Los Angeles.

Chris Rose BattleBots

In 2015, he was named as the play-by-play announcer for ABC’s revival of the robot combat series BattleBots, joined by UFC commentator Kenny Florian. He continued his role on the revival’s third season, which moved to Science Channel.

Chris Rose Age

He was born on January 27, 1971 in Shaker Heights, Ohio, United States. He is 48 years old as of 2019.

Chris Rose Height

He stands at a height of 5 feet and 11 inches (1.80 meters).

Chris Rose Wife

Chris Rose married Michele in 1997 and together they have two sons named Josh and Brady.

Chris Rose Net Worth

Rose has an estimated net worth of $3 million which he has earned from the huge salary by his profession as a sportscaster, commentator an actor.

Chris Rose Movies

  • Glory Road
  • Mr. 3000
  • The Comebacks
  • Garfield (on September 15, 2017, Rose said his foot was in the “Garfield” movie)

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