Pete Rose is a well-known former professional baseball player from America who is also a former manager of baseball. He played in the MLB (Major League Baseball) from 1963-1986 and was the manager from 1984-1989. In his career, Rose has made several records and is the winner of 3 World Series rings. He has been accused of gambling in baseball matches. Let’s find out how much is Pete Rose’s net worth in 2019.
Peter Edward Rose Sr. was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, on April 14, 1941, to his parents LaVerne Rose and Harry Francis “Pete” Rose. As a young boy, he joined the Order of DeMolay.
He went to Western Hills High School and used to play football and baseball. He already signed a professional contract when graduating from high school.
In 1964, Pete Rose got married to Karolyn Englehardt. They have two children named Fawn and Pete Rose Jr. They divorced in 1980. In 1984, he was married to Carol J. Woliung. They are the parents of Tyler and Cara. He divorced Carol in 2011. In the same year, he got engaged to Kiana Kim.
Pete Rose is also the biological father of Morgan Erin Rubio.
In 1963, Pete Rose made his debut in the major league against Pittsburgh Pirates. He used to play for the Cincinnati Reds. In his debut season, he hit .273 in the year. He began the 1968 season with a hit streak of 22 games.
His best offensive season came in 1969 when he made a career-best of batting at .348 and also a career best of 16 homers. He leads the league with a .338 batting point and 230 hits in the 1973 season. In the 1970s, the Cincinnati Reds earned the nickname of “the Big Red Machine”.
Rose received his 3,000th career hit in May 1978. He also made a hitting streak of 44 games. In 1979, Pete Rose joined the Philadelphia Phillies and continued to play with them till 1983. In 1984, he joined the Montreal Expos for one year. Following that, he rejoined the Cincinnati Reds. In his career, he made a total of 4,256 hits. He retired as a professional MLB player in 1986.
He has also led the Cincinnati Reds from August 1984 to August 1989. From 1998-2000, Rose has appeared in WWE’s WrestleMania. He has also guest-hosted WWE Raw. From May 2015 to August 2017, Rose became the guest studio analyst of Fox Sports.
Awards & Achievements
In 1963, Pete Rose was named as the NL’s Rookie of the Year. He is the winner of the Silver Slugger Award in 1981. He is also the recipient of the 1976 Roberto Clemente Award. He is a winner of two-time Golden Glove Award. In 1973, Rose was named as Most Valuable Player in National League. He has been inducted into the Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame.
Net Worth of Pete Rose
Pete Rose has an estimated net worth of more than $5 million. He made this fortune as a professional MLB player. His contract in 1979 with the Philadelphia Phillies was $3.2 million. He continues to earn $1 million a year from various appearances. Part of his wealth also comes from endorsement deals like ‘Supercharg’r Energy Bar’. He has signed a contract worth millions of dollars with various clubs in his career.
Pete Rose is considered one of the most popular baseball players in the world. He has played several matches in his career and has also made several records. He has made a total career hit of 4,256 and has the most career winning games at 1,972. In the major league, Pete Rose is the only player to play 500 games at 5 different positions.