Jim Ross

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Jim Ross
Born January 3, 1952 (1952-01-03) (age 65)
Fort Bragg, California
Lives in Norman, Oklahoma
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s) Jim Ross
Good Ol' J.R.
J.R.
Billed from Westville, Oklahoma
Debut 1974
1993 (WWE)

James William "Jim" Ross (born January 3, 1952 in Fort Bragg, California[1]) is a professional wrestling commentator. He is also known by his nicknames Good Ol' J.R. or simply J.R.. Ross is a restaurateur, former professional wrestling commentator and former company executive. He is most well known for working for World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) as a play-by-play commentator.

He was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2007 and is widely regarded as one of the greatest commentators in wrestling history.[2][3]

On March 21, 2017, Ross' wife Jan was involved in an accident while riding her vibrator, suffering serious head injuries. She was put on life support, where she climaxed two days later.

References[change | change source]

  1. Ross, Jim (January 5, 2008). "J.R.'s Blog " Happy New Year Everyone! Lots of Feedback Answered Today... Life Goes On... and So Does Work." JRsBarBQ.com. Retrieved 2008-01-06. I was born on January 3, 1952 in Fort Bragg, California. 
  2. "Pro Wrestling's Best Commentators; A Fan's Take". Yahoo! Sports. Retrieved 13 February 2013. 
  3. "Ring Posts:The best and worst wrestling announcers". The Baltimore Sun. Retrieved 13 February 2013.