Former UFC commentator, Joe Rogan is an American comedian, podcast host, and MMA colour commentator. He is also famous for his work in numerous television shows and filmography. Most recently, he is actively involved in his podcast named The Joe Rogan Experience. The podcast focuses on the discussion of current events, political views, philosophy, comedy, hobbies, and numerous other topics, featuring an array of guests.
Joe Rogan, who was born as a Joseph James Rogan, started his career since 1988. Furthermore, his first career was in comedy in August 1988 in the Boston area. Moreover, his career took the pace when he signed an exclusive developmental deal with Disney after reallocating to Los Angeles in 1994. Eventually, after working with Disney for three years, he started working for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) as an interviewer and colour commentator. Since then Joe Rogan never had to look back in his career.
As of May 2020, Joe Rogan is working as a host of the podcast “The Joe Rogan Experience”. Joe started his Podcast in December 2019 along with his friend and fellow comedian Brian Redban. Further, the first episode of the podcast was recorded on December 24 and was live for the first time in the weekly broadcast on Ustream. Although Joe and Redban initially named the podcast as a “sitting in front of laptops bullshitting”, the podcast was later called “The Joe Rogan Experience”.
The podcast focuses on the discussion of current events, political views, philosophy, comedy, hobbies, and numerous other topics, featuring an array of guests. Unexpectedly, within a year, the podcast was top-rated among the people. In particular, it joined the list of top 100 podcasts on iTunes in 2010 and eventually, was picked up by SiriusXM Satellite Radio in 2011. In January 2015, the podcast was downloaded over 11 million times. Similarly, by October that year, the podcast was downloaded 16 million times per month, making it one of the most popular free podcasts.
The multi-profession man, Joe Rogan, holds a net worth of $100 million. Meanwhile, the entire fortune that he has accumulated is all because of his professional career. In his long career, he worked in different mediums like Stand-up, podcast, television, and film, earning a decent amount of money as a salary.
Although he is actively involved in his podcast as of 2020, he is believed to have earned $50,000 as a salary, appearing as a commentator in the main UFC events. Also, Rogan was among the highest-paid UFC ring announcers between the years 1997–2006. On the other hand, Joe, working as a host of the podcast The Joe Rogan Experience earns around $75,000 as a salary in 2020.
Apart from career earnings, Joe also earns additional cash from endorsement and sponsorship. Particularly, he is often spotted promoting the products of the renowned brands, including ONX SPORTS, and Kill Cliff. Talking about his asset, Joe bought a house that cost him around $5 million in 2018.
Rogan revealed on May 19, 2020, that he has signed with Spotify a multi-year licensing deal of worth $100 million. Additionally, the deal is one of the biggest licensing deals in the podcast industry. The deal will certainly help Joe to add up an amount to his current net worth.
The 52 years old, Joe is a married man, and he is enjoying a blissful marital relationship with his wife, Jessica Ditzel. In particular, the couple walked down the aisle in 2009. The couple met for the first time in 2008 and eventually started dating. In the meantime, Jessica was working as a cocktail waitress in an L.A. bar. Besides, the other information regarding their wedding details is not in the media yet.
Apart from being the wife of Joe Rogan, She’s also famous as the daughter of the late comedian Robert Schimmel. Jessica grew up along with her six siblings, five brothers, and one sister. Jessica attended the State University of California, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts and Technical Theater degree.
Later, Jessica moved to Arizona University where she earned her second bachelor’s degree in psychology and molecular and cellular biology. Talking about her career, Jessica is a T.V. producer and model by profession. Currently, she is working for Robert Half Technology.
Joe and Jessica are currently parenting three daughters Lola, Rosy, and Kayja. On the other hand, Kayja Nichole Connor was born from Jessica’s previous relationship with the late Canadian singer, Keven Dino.
Joe Rogan was born as a Joseph James Rogan on August 11, 1967, in Newark, New Jersey, the U.S. As per Joe’s birth details, he is an American native and belongs to the ethnic group of white. Also, Rigan was born under the star sign, Leo. He was born to Joseph Rogan (father). However, the details about his mother is still behind the rock. His dad, Joseph, is a former Newark Police officer. Rogan’s parents split when he was just five years old.
Joe attended Newton South High School and graduated in 1985. In his early teens, Rogan played in Little League Baseball but eventually, ended up developing an interest in martial arts. As a result, Rogan took up karate at the age of fourteen, and, a year later, he started taekwondo. At nineteen, holding a black belt, he went for sparring and won a lightweight US Open Championship taekwondo tournament. However, he had to quit his fighting career at an early age due to frequent headaches and feared worse injuries.