People Are Surprised Jim Rome Reportedly Makes $30 Million/Year, Triple What Stephen A. Smith Earns At ESPN

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  • Tom Brady will reportedly become the highest-paid sports broadcaster after Fox Sports reportedly 37.5 million/year whenever he retires from the NFL.
  • Fans were surprised to learn that Jim Rome is now the second highest-paid broadcaster at $30 million/year.
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Jim Rome is apparently one of the top paid sports broadcasters in the United States.

On Tuesday it was revealed that Fox Sports will be paying Tom Brady $37.5 million/ year to become the highest-paid sports broadcaster in the U.S. whenever he decides to retire.

Via NY Post’s Andrew Marchand

Via NY Post

Fox’s CEO Lachlan Murdoch announced Brady would be the network’s No. 1 game analyst upon retirement from the NFL. He would also serve as an ambassador in respect to client and promotional initiatives. Several reports about the deal followed, including The Post’s report of 10 years and $375 million.

The Athletic went on to run a graphic that claims Jim Rome is the second best-paid broadcaster behind Brady at $30 million/year.

Sports fans were shocked at how much Rome makes.