Peter Rosenberg

Peter Rosenberg

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Peter Rosenberg is a well-known American radio disc jockey, TV show host, and professional wrestling personality. Peter Rosenberg is best known for hosting NY radio station WQHT-FM’s Hot 97 Morning Show.

Early Life and Childhood

Peter Rosenberg was born Peter Elliot Rosenberg on 23rd July 1979 and is currently 42 years old. Born in Chevy Chase, Maryland, United States, he holds American citizenship. Likewise, he follow Christianity and was born under the birth sign of Leo.

Moving towards his family members, he was born to his father M.J. Rosenberg, and his mother Mindy Rosenberg. His father is a former senior foreign policy fellow who worked at Media Matters Action Network. Similarly, his mother is a public school teacher. In fact, he was born in an upper-middle-class and Jewish family.

Moreover, he also has an older brother named Nick Rosenberg who introduced him to hip hop. Also, he has a sister named Jennie Rosenberg. Going to his grandparents in Rockaway Shoreline in Queen, New York, he was affected by radio shows facilitated by DJ Ruddy Alarm and Marley Marl. He got his first set of turntables at the age of 14.

Professional Life and Career

Radio Career

Rosenberg began hosting From Dusk ‘Til Dawn, a late-night underground hip hop show on college radio station WMUC-FM, the summer before his first year at the University of Maryland. Similarly, he worked as a DJ in the DC area after graduating from college, at stations such as WPGC, WHFS, and WJFK-FM, and on talk radio at WJFK-FM. He began filming internet parody films, which were discovered by Ebro Darden, the soon-to-be program manager of Hot 97 in New York, and led to his job at the radio station in 2007.

Rosenberg co-hosts The Hot 97 Morning Show with Ebro and Laura Stylez on Hot 97 from 6 to 10 a.m. on weekdays. Similarly, he also hosts Real Late With Rosenberg on Sunday nights on Hot 97, and he and Cipha Sound co-host the podcast Juan Epstein, which has featured guests such as Jay-Z, Eminem, Rick Ross, and Pusha T.

Rosenberg is also recognized for promoting and introducing up-and-coming New York rap musicians to the public. Bill de Blasio’s first typical Friday morning mayoral radio interview was via phone with Rosenberg and Ebro on The Hot 97 Morning Show after becoming mayor of New York City in 2014. Rosenberg inked an agreement with WWE to host their monthly pay-per-view panel events, as well as other associated ventures, on March 6, 2020.

Wrestling Career

Since 2009, Rosenberg has hosted a YouTube series called Wrestling with Rosenberg, in which he has interviewed professional wrestlers such as Hulk Hogan, Shawn Michaels, Mick Foley, and Jesse Ventura, all of whom are WWE Hall of Famers. Rosenberg was a guest analyst for Ring of Honor’s (ROH) Final Battle 2009 pay-per-view on December 19, 2009.

In addition, he has appeared in Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA). He started co-hosting the Cheap Heat podcast with Grantland wrestling journalist David Shoemaker in late 2013. He made an appearance on WWE Hall of Famer Stone Cold Steve Austin’s podcast in February 2015. Rosenberg made his debut appearance as a panelist on the show on December 4, 2016.

Peter Rosenberg

Caption: Peter commentating at WWE (Source: WWE)

Net Worth

Talking about his earnings, Peter has a total net worth of around $600 thousand US dollars. He earns money through his profession as a radio host and also a professional wrestling player. However, the American host never declared his complete earnings and monthly salaries so far.

Personal Life

Peter is Jewish, and until 2018, he was married to sportscaster Alexa Datt. They lived on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, where he now resides. In an April 2014 interview, Rosenberg said of his affinity for hip hop music, “I will go toe to toe with practically anyone in terms of knowledge, trivia, and enjoyment of this music.”

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Caption: Peter with his ex-wife (Source: Liverampup)

Body Measurements and Social Media

Enhancing his body measurements, he is 5 feet 8 inches or 1.72 meters tall. Similarly, he has a bodyweight of 75 kg or 165 pounds. Likewise, he has few black hair and a pair of dark brown eyes. Additionally, regarding his physical features, he has a beard that really suits him well. As a former wrestler, he has a perfect body.

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Caption: Peter posing for a picture with his pet (Source: BHW)

When it comes to his social media personality, he is quite active on Instagram and Twitter. His @rosenbergradio Instagram account has a huge 313k followers. Similarly, the radio host joined Twitter in August 2007 and has already gained more than 355.1k followers.