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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 14 October 1964Tarzana, California, USA
Birth NameJames Phillip Rome
Nicknames J' Ro
Romy
Rome
Van Smack
V-Smack
Height 5' 9" (1.75 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Jim Rome was born on October 14, 1964 in Tarzana, California, USA as James Phillip Rome. He is a writer and actor, known for Rome Is Burning (2003), The Last Word with Jim Rome (1997) and Two for the Money (2005). He has been married to Janet Hagman since July 19, 1997. They have two children.

Spouse (1)

Janet Hagman (19 July 1997 - present) (2 children)

Trivia (9)

Graduated from UCSB in December 1986 with a Bachelor's Degree in Communications.
Made headlines when Jim Everett assaulted him during an interview after Rome, who had been mocking the quarterback by calling him Chris Evert on his radio show, baited him by calling him "Chris Evert" to his face. (6 April 1994).
Has 2 sons, Jake (b. 2001) and Logan (b. 2005)
Was the moderator of the Pat Tillman memorial service held in May 2004.
Frequently refers to his audience listeners as "Clones."
Has a daily radio sports talk show, The Jim Rome Show, considered by many to the best sports radio talk show there is.
Works with Kyle Brandt, Jason Stewart, and Alvin Delloro on the Jim Rome Radio show. Rome refers to them as the XR4TI Crew.
Avid fan of the 80s rock band, The Replacements, and frequently uses their music on his shows.
Originally gave Nick Van Exel the nickname "Van Smack". After he said that he hated it, Rome decided to keep it for himself.

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