Are you even a hardcore basketball fan, if you haven’t heard about Jalen Rose? Well, I get to hear some noises now. We all have watched his phenomenal performances as an NBA player and have been his great fans. We are always fond of looking out for one thing in the people we admire. Any guesses? Yes, it’s “are they dating someone?” So I am here putting out all the dating history of Jalen Rose so that you don’t have to look somewhere else.
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Who is Jalen Rose?
Jalen Anthony Rose was born on 30 January 1973 and is a former professional basketball player who played in National Basketball Association (NBA) for 6 different teams. Currently, he is a sports analyst at NBA Countdown and ESPN. He is also seen co-hosting ESPN talk shows like First Take and Get Up. He is the founder of Jalen Rose Leadership Academy and the author of Got To Give The People What They Want. In this book, he wrote about his life stories and it became New York’s Bestseller. He also produced the ESPN documentary The Fab Five, which became the highest-rated documentary on ESPN with 2.1 ratings
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Let’s rewind and see how he got started as a basketball player. Rose was a star player at Southwestern High School situated in Detroit. He maintained a high profile and was also seen in the documentary film Hoop Dreams. He participated in the Wolverine team at the University of Michigan and reached two NCAA Finals in 1992 and 1993 and bagged the runner-up position both times. Jalen was also a part of Fab Five and led the freshman and sophomore scores for the school and achieved marvelous points. He had a great 13-year NBA journey. He played for 6 different teams – Denver Nuggets in 1994, Indiana Pacers in 1996, Chicago Bulls in 2003, New York Knicks in 2005, Toronto Raptors in 2005, and Phoenix Suns in 2006. With 13 years in NBA, Rose won the NBA’s “Most Improved Player” and “Player of the Week” awards in 2000 and “Eastern Conference Player of the Week” accolades in 2005, and many more.
Relationship With Wife Molly Qerim
Molly Qerim was the wife of Jalen Rose and they were married for 3 good years. How did the love story start? Molly Qerim was declared a co-host of First Take in 2015. She was tasked to moderate the well-known ESPN morning shows and check on the host Stephen A. Smith and his guest list. Rose joined ESPN post-retirement from his basketball career and started co-hosting First Take. This is how they met. They got married in 2018 and announced it on Twitter saying “Just Married” with the hashtag, “Blessed”. Just before the wedding, The First Take host uploaded a picture of the duo in Turks and Caicos and added a beautiful caption, “You could’ve been anywhere in the world, but you’re here with me. I appreciate that.”
— Jalen Rose (@JalenRose) July 20, 2018
Both posted pictures together of their wedding with wonderful captions. But the happy marriage didn’t seem to be happy after all and after a year they stopped posting pictures together on social media. This led to the birth of suspicion among all the fans. They were separated for almost a year and on 8 December 2021, the couple got divorced. Rose stated in the court documents that their marriage eventually broke when Molly moved to Connecticut. The exact reason for the divorce is not known but Rose explained he loves her and they are good as friends but failed as a couple. Many sources reveal that the divorce was due to Molly and Stephen A. Smith’s relationship.
Is Currently Dating Angela Rye?
Now, this is the spiciest part everyone is waiting for, so why delay? Let’s dig into it. There has been smoking news of Jalen Rose dating Angela Rye.
Angela Rye is an award-winning host, lawyer, and commentator on NPR and CNN and an activist. Angela Rye’s official dating status was known to be single. But!! There had been a lot of rumors about her dating the former NBA player and divorcee Jalen Rose who parted ways with Molly Qerim. The rumored couple was never seen to make any public appearances together until 22 October 2022 when they made it official! Yes, Angela Rye and Jalen Rose are dating. Angela Rye and Jalen Rose were seen together attending the 5th Annual Wearable Art Gala honoring Angela Bassett and Mark Bradford on 22 October 2022. They clicked pictures together for the media. They admitted to being madly in love.
Dating History Of Jalen Rose
There are very less known facts about Jalen’s personal life since he has been very secretive about it. But a few sources have revealed data that will leave you in shock!
It is known to all that Jalen is the father to his beautiful daughter Mariah Rose. But who is her mother? Was she his wife or girlfriend? Mariah’s mother is Mauri Goens and she was Jalen’s Girlfriend back then. Mauri met Jalen in 1996 and the duo started dating and had their daughter in 2000. Later, they filed a petition in 2002-2003 and now both share their daughter’s custody.
Next, Jalen announced that he was romantically involved with Ohio Born actress and dancer Krissy Terry. They confirmed their dating in 2012 but were seen together from 2009 onwards. Krissy was renowned for her roles in Rites of Passage, Stealing Las Vegas, and Y: The Last Man Rising. The couple later broke up in December 2013 and it came to fans’ notice when they stopped their tweets.
Then, in 2016 Jalen Rose started dating his co-host from First Take. They were together for almost 6 years and married for 3 awesome years. The duo seemed to be insanely in love but later called off the marriage in December 2021. Jalen admits that they both are good friends and will remain the same.
A very recent spark that has been the talk of the town is Jalen Rose and Angela Rye’s relationship. The duo made their first appearance on 22 October 2022 at the 5th Annual Wearable Art Gala honoring Angela Bassett and Mark Bradford.