Charlie Rose Bio, Age, Family, Wife, Career, Net Worth, Facts

Charlie Rose

Charlie Rose is an American television journalist and former talk show host, probably best known for Charlie Rose on PBS and Bloomberg LP, a talk show he hosted and executive produced from 1991 to 2017. Besides he has been a part of several TV shows like CBS This Morning, 60 Minutes, and CBS Evening News. He was fired from the CBS network in November 2017 after he was accused of several sexual harassment allegations during his time there.

Charlie Rose

Charlie Rose Biography

Charlie Rose was born on 5 January 1942 in Henderson, North Carolina, U.S. He is currently 80 years old.

Birth NameCharles Peete Rose Jr.
Date of BirthJanuary 5, 1942
Place of BirthHenderson, North Carolina, U.S.
Age80 years old
Sun SignCapricorn
ProfessionTelevision Presenter, Journalist
EthnicityEnglish, Scottish


  • Father – Charles Peete Rose Sr. (Tobacco Farmer)
  • Mother – Margaret (née Frazier) (Tobacco Farmer)
  • Siblings – None


Rose attended Henderson High School, in his hometown, where he was a basketball player in his school team. He received his Bachelor’s degree in History from Duke University in 1964.

He also secured a Juris Doctor from the Duke University School of Law in 1968.

Charlie Rose Personal Life

Mary King (1968–1980) -He met his future wife Mary kin while pursuing his college degree and they both married in 1968. Rose divorced her in 1980.

Amanda Burden (1992 -206) – He started dating socialite and former New York City Planning Commissioner Amanda Burden, a stepdaughter of CBS founder William S. Paley from 1992 to 2006. According to his interview with Financial Times, he broke off his relationship with Burden in 2006.

Physical Statistics

HeightFeet – 6 feet 3 inches
Centimeters – 191 cm
Meters – 1.91 m
WeightKilograms – 86 kg
Pounds – 190 lbs
Body BuildAverage
Eye ColorMoss Green
Hair ColorWhite
Distinctive Features Towering height

Professional Statistics

Film Debut

In 1998, he made a cameo appearance as himself in the film Primary Colors. He also appeared as a cameo in a number of films such as Elegy (2008), The Royal Tenenbauma (2001), The Ides of March (2011), Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016).

Television Debut

He made his television debut as an anchor of CBS News Nightwatch in 1990 and was associated with the show until 1990. Since then, he had worked with leading broadcasters like Fox TV, PBS, Bloomberg Television, and returned to CBW in 2011, where he hosted the morning show, CBS This Morning.

Rose has interviewed several personalities including American President Donald Trump (1992), Bill Gates (1996), Steve Jobs (1996), former President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle (2012), actor Leonardo DeCaprio (2004), Vladimir Putin (2015), among others.

Charlie Rose Net Worth

Rose has a staggering net worth of US$40 million, with an annual income of US$8 million. He is one of the few journalists in American history to earn jaw-dropping salaries for his shows.

Rose owns a luxury Henderson mansion in North Carolina, a 5,500-square-foot beach home on Long Island, and an apartment overlooking Central Park in New York City, each worth several million dollars. Rose also owns an apartment in Washington, D.C., and Paris. In 1990, Rose purchased a 525-acre soybean farm near Oxford, North Carolina, for use as a country retreat. Rose named the property Grassy Creek Farm.

Rose is a member of the Deepdale Golf Club on Long Island.

Fun Facts

On October 16, 2014, Rose received an honorary doctorate from the State University of New York at Oswego for his contributions to the broadcast, media, and television industries.

In 2015, Rose was awarded the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism for his works in journalism.

in 2016, he also received an honorary degree from the University of South.

On November 20, 2017, thirteen women including Kyle Godfrey-Ryan, who worked with him or aspired to work with him, have accused him of sexual misconduct. Following this, CBS fired him from their morning show and other channels have also suspended his shows.