Rove is colour-blind.
Rove is the host of Are You Smarter Than A Fifth Grader? (Australia).
Rove has also done some ads for Solo soft drink and has appeared on Hahn Ice Headliners on Pay TV.
Rove won the 2007 TV Week Silver Logie award for 'Most Popular Presenter' for Rove Live.
Rove is previously worked as an executive producer on Before the Game and SkitHouse.
His show, Rove [live] shown on late nights at 11pm on the Nine Network only lasted 10 weeks before Nine executives gave it the plug, even though ratings showed it was going strong for the 16-39 demographic age group.
Rove began his TV career producing and hosting a community television program titled The Loft on Channel 31.
Rove had his start on television at the tender age of 12 with the ABC children's series 'Kaboodle'.
At the age of 21, Rove packed up his gear, sold his car and told his parents he was moving to Melbourne to become a comedian.
Rove started drama classes when he was nine years old (grade 3) when a teacher suggested he attend after school drama classes.
Rove's Family is Irish (father's side) and Scottish (mother's side).
Rove attended Corpus Christi College in W.A
Rove attended Orana Catholic Primary.
Rove has a large collection of PEZ dispensers which have been featured on Rove Live.
Rove was a runner in the Queen's Baton Relay (which carried a baton around Australia before the 2006 Commonwealth Games).
BRW estimates that he earns approximately $150,000 per week.
Rove is currently writing the sequel to Torremolinos 73 which will be called Torremolinos 74.
Rove is a keen Kangaroo breeder who grew up on a kangaroo farm in Perth. He owns the largest Kangaroo farm in Australia and is currently trying to save the rare Blue Tailed Kangaroo (Kanantawa) from extinction.
Rove was a founding member of the Perth Comedy Festival in 1996.
Rove's wife, actress Belinda Emmett, lost her eight-year battle against cancer when she died soon after dawn at Sydney's St Vincent's Hospital on November 11th, 2006.
When Rove was a child he fell off a mechanical riding horse, and broke a shop window with his head.
Rove says his first job was cleaning other people's vomit at a pub in Western Australia.
With the exception of announcing the death of his wife, Rove always ended Rove Live by saying "Say hi to your mum for me!"
Rove is David Hasselhoff's second cousin. Although they have only recently met (2001), they have already become good friends.
Rove has a sister named Catherine.
Rove shared a lengthy kiss with Bert Newton during the 'Australia Unites' telethon to raise money for the World Vision Tsunami appeal in January 2005, because a caller pledged to donate $10,000 if Rove & Bert kissed on air, in front of the millions of people watching.
Rove's company building, Roving Enterprises, burned to the ground on Wednesday, October 6th, 2004.
Rove owns his own production company "Roving Enterprises" which was responsible for producing Rove Live, and earns him millions of dollars.
Rove has worked on the Ukrainian cruise ship 'Kareliya' as an entertainer.
Rove was a runner in the Queen's Baton Relay. He based a segment of one of his shows on trying to get special privileges using his uniform and replica baton. He was able to run around the Victorian Parliament chambers and meet the Premier of Victoria Steve Bracks as well as Bert Newton who had just moved to a rival network.
Rove is interested in professional wrestling, occasionally including wrestling catchphrases into his show, for example, he sometimes calls out wrestler Booker T's catchphrase "SUCKA!" Pro-wrestling idol Ric Flair once appeared as a guest on Rove Live and the interview went into overtime and Rove got into trouble backstage.
Australian Football League star player Shaun McManus, who plays for Fremantle, is Rove's first cousin.
Prior to being on television, in 1999 Rove was a regular on triple J radio. He had a segment on the breakfast show on Friday mornings from 7 to 7.30a.m. hosting "know your millennium".
Rove had an extremely small part in the movie Finding Nemo.
He has won more consecutive Gold Logie's than anyone else in Australian TV Week Logie history.
Rove is 172.72 cm tall (5'8")
Rove's favourite book is "The Power of One" by Bruce Courtenay.
Rove's loves the WWE and Smackdown.
Rove's favourite movie is It's a Wonderful Life.
Rove is the Fremantle Dockers football clubs number #1 ticket holder. He has followed Fremantle ever since their inclusion into the Australian Football League (AFL).
Rove: (asked what his first thought was when he won a Logie in 2007) I thought Ashton Kutcher was going to come out and say I was punk'd! But when I realised that he wasn't an international guest this year, I figured I was safe.
Rove: Not many people get their soul mate or a love that can withstand just about anything. Not many people find the one person whom they see as a completion in themselves. I had that with Belle as she and I shared some truly amazing times, and I thank her for every blessed moment I got to have with her.
Rove: (About telling his parents he's moving to Melbourne) I'm sure they were thinking, 'Our sons gone mental'.
Rove: (About everybody calling him "Rove") My sister called me that when I was younger and it's what everyone has called me for as long as I can remember. It was just a nickname I was given as a kid and it stuck.
Rove: I wouldn't mind if guests did have too much to drink occasionally. It would make them very affectionate.
Rove: I'm frighteningly feminine. Which isn't something you need to know too much about. It was one thing to put on an outfit and look very much like a guy in drag, but to actually put on an outfit and look like a woman is a little comforting.
Rove (on his New Year Resolution): To grow some chest hair, so I no longer have to grow my armpit hair really long and comb it over.
Rove: I'm not a performing monkey... although sometimes I do look like one.
Rove: (on his biggest fashion mistake) Getting breast implants. I was young and it seemed like a good idea at the time.
Rove: (on the death of Steve Irwin) He was the rare epitome of 'what you see is what you get'. A very down to earth guy who loved what he did with a passion. His passing is an enormous loss and a shocking and sad one indeed.
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