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Full NameLakesha Draine
First NameLakesha
Last NameDraine
ProfessionBusinesswoman, internet personality and interior designer
Birth CityJoliet, Illinois
Birth CountryUnited States
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual Orientationstraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseJim Rose
No Of Children2
EducationCollege of DuPage, Joliet West High School
Networth$600 k
Facebook Profile
Married Date2011

Lakesha Draine is famous as the wife of Jim Rose. Lakesha is a businesswoman and an internet personality. She is also an interior designer. 

She is the founder of L Design Group. The company is based in Chicago. She also has an Instagram page and blog with the name L Rode Interior Design

The company is a full-service Residential interior design firm that helps homeowners who want to elevate their decor and strengthen the foundation for how they feel, connect, and thrive at home and in life. 

She gained her degree in interior design from the College of DuPage. She completed her high school at Joliet West High School

She originally belonged to Joliet, Illinois, in the United States; hence, her nationality is American

She currently resides in Chicago, Illinois, with her adorable family. 

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Who is her husband, Jim Rose?

Jim is an American former sports anchor who is best known for his work in ABC 7 Chicago, which is the ABC affiliate in Chicago, Illinois

He started his career as a broadcaster in 1977. He worked at WIXT-TV, which is located in Syracuse, New York

Then, in January 1982, he joined ABC 7 Chicago. He worked with ABC 7 Chicago for 41 years and retired on September 15, 2023

Married life

Lakesha Draine has been happily married to Jim Rose for more than a decade and together for almost two decades. 

They might have met each other somewhere in 2005. They started dating, and after being together for six years, they exchanged wedding vows in 2011

They are blessed with two adorable children whom they named Jayson and Suzette

Lakesha doesn't shy away from flaunting her love for her husband on her social media. 

The adorable couple is seen celebrating different occasions on their social media. On July 9, 2023, she posted pictures with her husband with the caption,

First week of July is our favorite of the year. 

July 2 – Wedding anniversary, together for 18 years and married 12

July 5 - James 70th birthday

Lakesha Draine with her husband Jim Rose
Lakesha Draine with her husband Jim Rose. Source: Facebook

She also flaunts her husband's achievements on her social media. 

When her husband received the Lifetime Achievement award from the Chicago Journalists Association, Lakesha took to Facebook to congratulate Jim and to say that he will always be recognized for his excellence. 

She also announced her husband's decision to retire from his career by posting his picture with the caption,

This super handsome guy has decided to retire. He's been with ABC 7 Chicago News for 41 years in the media industry for 50. He has the longest tenure of any local sports broadcaster at one station in America. He really is the G.O.A.T. You are the greatest as a human, and I love you. James Rose…

Lakesha also updates her and Jim's fans on what Jim is doing after retirement. 

She posted a series of pictures of Jim enjoying himself while throwing his first pitch at the Chicago White Sox game. 

On February 7, 2024, Lakesha posted a picture with her husband on Facebook with a caption, 

Mixing business with pleasure all white beach party Cosentino. Now with James Rose is retired I never leave home without him….

Lakesha Draine and her husband Jim Rose
Lakesha Draine and her husband Jim Rose. Source: Facebook

They were also seen celebrating Christmas and New Year together. She posted many pictures of them vacationing together and making many memories. 

Recently, on February 10, 2024, Lakesha posted pictures of the couple celebrating her mother's 70th birthday. 

Prior to marrying Lakesha, Jim was married to Cheryl Burton. They got married in 1986 and got divorced in 1995

Net worth

Lakesha Draine has an estimated net worth of $600,000 as of 2023. According to some sources, she earns a salary of $60000 annually

Her husband, on the other hand, has an estimated net worth between $1 million and $5 million. He earns a salary of more than $90000 annually.


  1. Her exact age is not revealed yet. Her husband is 70 years old.
Updated On Tue Apr 16 2024 Published On Tue Apr 16 2024 By shaumya

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