Josh Rosen Biography

Josh Rosen

Quick Facts About Josh Rosen

Celebrated Name Josh Rosen
Age 24 Years
Nick Name Chosen Rosen, Chosen One
Birth Name Joshua Ballinger Lippincott Rosen
Birth Date 1997-02-10
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Place Of Birth Torrance, California
Birth Nation United States
Nationality American
Famous For Drafted in the first round of the 2018 NFL Draft
Father Charles Rosen
Mother Liz Lippincott
Ethnicity White
Religion Jewish
Siblings 2
Sisters Beatrice and Lydia
High School John Bosco High School
College / University University of California, Los Angeles
Career Start Drafted in the first round by the Arizona Cardinals in the 2018 NFL Draft
First Club Arizona Cardinals
Position Quarterback
Current Club San Francisco 49ers
Current City San Francisco
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Weight 226 lbs (103 kg)
Body Type Athletic
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Dark Brown
Sexual Orientation Straight
Marital Status Not Married
Girlfriend Zana Muno
Source of Wealth Football (Contracts, Salaries, Endorsements)
Salary Around $4 million
Net Worth $18 million
Links Instagram

Joshua Ballinger Lippincott Rosen, professionally known as Josh Rosen is an American football player. Rosen plays as a quarterback who was drafted by the Arizona Cardinals in the 2018 NFL Draft. He later went on to play for other NFL teams, Miami Dolphins, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and San Francisco 49ers. However, his NFL career has not favored his side. He was traded to the Dolphins after playing only a season for the Cardinals. He played few games for the Dolphins before being waived. He tried out with the Buccaneers and the 49ers but failed to make the main roster. He is a free agent at present. He played college football for the University of California, Los Angeles, where he earned several honors including All-Americans as well as Pac-12 Freshman Offensive POY. 

What is Josh Rosen Famous For?

  • Drafted in the first round of the 2018 NFL Draft. 

Where is Josh Rosen From?

Josh Rosen was born on 10 February 1997. His birth name is Joshua Ballinger Lippincott Rosen. His birthplace is in Torrance, California in the United States. He holds an American nationality. He was born to his father, Charles Rosen, and his mother, Liz Lippincott. He belongs to the white ethnicity. His father is Jewish and his mother is a Quaker. His religion is Jewish. He has two sisters, Beatrice and Lydia.

Regarding her educational background, he attended St. John Bosco High School. Prior to high school, he switched from tennis to football. He continued to play football there and was named the Los Angeles Times Player of the Year as a senior. He was named the Long Beach Press-Telegram Dream Team Player of the Year after passing for 3,186 yards, 29 touchdowns, and four interceptions. He was also named a 2014 USA Today High School All-American and the Southern California Jewish Sports Hall of Fame's Male High School Athlete of the Year. He passed for 11,175 yards and 90 touchdowns during his high school career.

Josh Rosen College

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He committed to play college football for the University of California, Los Angeles. He became the first true freshman to start a season opener at quarterback for UCLA. He was honored as the Walter Camp Offensive Player of the Week. UCLA lost the 2015 regular-season finale against their crosstown rivals, the USC Trojans. He was named the Pac-12 Freshman Offensive Player of the Year and earned Freshman All-American honors from USA Today, Sporting News, and Football Writers Association of America (FWAA). He was also named The Sporting News Freshman of the Year, Pac-12 Conference Offensive Freshman of the Year (coaches), and Pac-12 Newcomer of the Year (AP). Rosen missed the 2016 season due to a shoulder injury in October. While a junior, he reached 2,000 yards for the season in five games, the fastest of any player in UCLA history. He was voted second-team All-Pac-12 after he led the conference in passing yards per game. He broke Brett Hundley's single-season school record of 3,740 in 2012 with 3,756 yards passing. He forego his senior year and announced to enter the 2018 NFL Draft. 

Josh Rosen Cardinals

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Josh Rosen NFL Career

  • Rosen was selected in the first round by the Arizona Cardinals in the 2018 NFL Draft. 
  • He signed a four-year contract worth $17.84 million with an $11 million signing bonus in May 2018. 
  • He finished his rookie season with 2,278 passing yards, 11 touchdowns, and 14 interceptions. 
  • The Cardinals finished the season with a league-worst 3-13 record. 
  • The Cardinals traded Rosen to the Miami Dolphins after the Cardinals drafted Kyler Murray first overall in the 2019 NFL Draft. 
  • Rosen was named the backup to Ryan Fitzpatrick for the Dolphins and made only a few appearances for the Dolphins. 
  • He was waived off by the Dolphins after they drafted Tua Tagovailoa fifth overall in the 2020 Draft. 
  • He signed to the practice squad of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in September 2020. 

Josh Rosen Dolphins

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  • He signed to the practice squad of the San Francisco 49ers in December 2020. 
  • He was active in the final two games for the 49ers but did not make any appearances. 
  • The 49ers signed him to a one-year contract extension in February 2021. 
  • He was waived by the 49ers in August 2021. 

Is Josh Rosen married?

Josh Rosen is not married yet. However, he is not single. He is in a relationship with Zana Muno. They started dating in 2013. More details about his personal life will be updated here. He does not have kids yet.

How tall is Josh Rosen?

Josh Rosen stands at the height of 1.93 m i.e. 6 feet and 4 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 226 lbs i.e. 103 kg. His eye color is brown and his hair color is dark brown. He has an athletic body build. His sexual orientation is straight.

How much money does Josh Rosen make?

Josh Rosen earns from his professional career as a football career. An outstanding high school and college quarterback, he was drafted by the Arizona Cardinals in the first round of the 2018 NFL Draft. He signed a 4-year deal worth $17.84 million that paid him around $4 million in annual salary. However, his NFL started deteriorating in the following seasons. At present, he is a free agent. His net worth is estimated at around $18 million at present. 

Did You Know?

  • His father is an orthopedic spine surgeon and nationally ranked ice skate who nearly qualified for the Winter Olympics in the 1970s.
  • His mother is a former journalist who was the captain of the Princeton lacrosse team.
  • He had a bar mitzvah.
  • He is a maternal great-great-great grandson of Joseph Wharton, an industrialist and namesake of the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania, and thus a descendant of Thomas Cornell, progenitor of the Cornell family.
  • He is named after another ancestor, Joseph Ballinger Lippincott, who founded publishing house J. B. Lippincott & Co.
  • He grew up playing tennis and was the No.1-ranked player for his age group in Southern California and top-50 in the country at the age of 12.
  • He was a top-10 tennis player in junior rankings.
  • He had a 4.3 GPA at St. John Bosco.
  • He was nicknamed "Chosen Rosen" and he "Chosen One" while at UCLA.
  • He was the fourth quarterback to be selected in the 2018 NFL Draft.
  • After being drafted 10th overall, he made the statement that "nine mistakes" had been made ahead of him in the draft. He drew criticism for his comments.