Jim Ross, also known as "Good Ol' JR", is one of the most famous and respected personalities in the history of professional wrestling. With a career that spanned over forty years, Ross left an indelible mark on the sport as an announcer, commentator and talent producer. Born January 3, 1952 in Oklahoma, Ross began his wrestling career as an announcer for the Mid-South Wrestling territory in the 1970s. He subsequently worked for the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) and World Championship Wrestling (WCW), where he commentated on many of the most memorable moments in wrestling history.
However, it is with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) that Ross achieved his greatest success and popularity. From 1993 to 2013, he worked for WWE as a lead commentator, bringing his unique and passionate style to cameras around the world. Ross has been involved in some of the most intense rivalries and most iconic events in WWE history, such as WrestleMania and Royal Rumble. Ross' distinctive voice and talented storytelling style helped make wrestling matches even more engaging for fans. Ross is considered one of the best commentators in wrestling history and his influence extends far beyond the world of sports.