Who is Jim Ross and what is his net worth 2018? Jim Ross is a retired professional wrestling commentator of America. He is also an occasional wrestler and referee. He won many awards in basketball, football and in baseball. Jim Ross was born on 3rd January 1952 in Fort Bragg, California. His full name is James William Ross. Jim is an American by nationality. Jim’s father was a sports person and his grandparents were running a store.
Jim was interested in games from his childhood days. He is also a martial art player. He was trained by his father in his childhood. He becomes popular from the WWE Hall of fame in 2007. Jim completed his education from the Westville High School. He was a part of the baseball team in his school. He also worked as a commentator on the college radio.
Now, he is living in Norman, Oklahoma of USA. He is also the owner of a restaurant. Earlier, he worked with the WWE as the executive of the company. He is linked with the Fox Sports. He also writes for the Fox sports site.
Jim Ross is married. His wife’s name is Ric Flair. Jim has two daughters from his previous marriage. Now, Jim is the grandfather of two granddaughters. Jim is living with his friends Jerry and Steve. After hearing the death of his father, he got frustrated for a long time. He was credited his father for his entrance into the wrestling. Jim’s father was an Inspiration for him. Jim’s fans always appreciate him for his excellence.
Jim’s career started when he started working as a commentator in the college radio. From 1974 to 1977, he worked for the NWA as a referee. There Jim worked as a color commentator. He did a variety of work for the WCW’s turner broadcasting. In 1993, he joined WWF. There he worked as a commentator, host, and announcer. In 1993, he performed at the Wrestle Mania 9. Jim also participated in the wrestling matches. Jim was the host of various WEF shows including Monday Night RAW, Shotgun Saturday Night and Stars. Due to his sickness in 1998, he paused from his responsibilities.
Jim worked with RAW from 2002 to 2008. He worked with SmackDown from 2008 to 2010. Jim retired from the WWE in September 2013. After this, he started working as a businessman. He wrote various books on cooking. He also released various barbecue sauces lines. He also performed the role of wrestling announcer, well in the Man on the Moon movie.
Jim Ross nominated and won many awards. In 1999, he won the Wrestling Observer Newsletter Hall of Fame Award. In 2011, he won the Slammy Award as the Best Television Announcer. In 2002, he won the Stanley Weston Award. In 2010, he won the Abrams Lifetime Achievement Award and NWA Hall of Fame Award in 2016. He was nominated for the NJPW’s weekly program on AXS TV in 2016.
Jim Ross Net Worth
Jim Ross’s estimated net worth is $4.5 million. This makes him one of the wealthiest celebrities. He achieved such a hug worth from his career in wrestling. Jim also started his some barbecue sauces lines. He also wrote various books on cooking which helped him to increase his net worth. He also played well in the movie, Man on the Moon and in the Raw is War. He appeared in various TV Shows, including WWE, WWF wrestle mania and no mercy and much more. His main source of income was Commenting for wrestling matches.
Jim Ross is very hard working person. He achieved such a huge fame from his hard work. His commentary is amazing. Jim is Inspiration for all the new wrestling commentators in the world. He has a huge list of fans and followers around the world.