On October 14, 1964, Jim Rome was born in Los Angeles, California. After graduating from high school, Rome enrolled at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
When Rome moved to San Diego, he began his professional radio career. It all started with an interview at XTRA Sports 690. After a few years, the show’s name was changed to The Jim Rome Show
Jim Rome became a trending topic on Twitter after The Athletic tweeted a picture of the highest-paid sports announcers. The photograph stated that Rome generated $30 million in annual revenue.
It wasn’t until years of joking about horse racing and insulting its players that Rome took an interest in it and founded Jungle Racing, LLC, the stable.