Jessica Rogan's husband Joe Rogen, who began his career in stand up comedy at an open mic night at Stitches comedy club in Boston, is best known for his blue comedy style. The Italian descendent has a net worth around $23 million as in 2017. He is the producer of The Joe Rogan Experience and also the commentator in UFC.
Rogen was initially interested in building his career in mixed martial arts and was the 'US Open Champion' when he was 19. He started working as the interviewer for the 'Ultimate Fighting Championship' in 1997 and later hosted the weekly shows of UFC.
Rogan will be performing a stand-up comedy in New Orleans coming 15th of March with The Golden Pony. He is sure to make pretty handsome earnings from his stand-up shows as he will be performing in more than ten states this month.
Besides, Rogan endorsed Gary Johnson in 2016 US presidential campaign and is the supporter of the legalization of cannabis. He also appeared in the Canadian documentary film, 'The Union: The Business Behind Getting High'. Now, let's move towards the details of Rogan's net worth, salary, career and more.
Joe Rogan: Net Worth, Salary, and Career
Rogan's income is mostly influenced by his earnings from his podcast 'The Joe Rogan Experience,' which he launched in 2009 along with his fellow comedian Brian Redban. The show was initially aired on Ustream and was also listed in the 'Top 100 podcasts on iTunes'.
— Joe Rogan Experience (@JREpodcast) March 7, 2018
Rogan charges over $100K per episode from the podcast as it was downloaded over 16 million times by the end of 2015 and was the most popular free podcast at that time. Likewise, he bagged over $7 million in 2015, only from the podcast which was downloaded by 11 million people that year.
In 2011, Rogan got a deal with SiriusXM satellite radio and the show aired on its talk channel The Virus. The guests of the show include Russel Brand, Jamie Fox, Mike Baker, and Dominick Cruz. The show has released around 1080 episodes till now.
The Joe Rogan Experience
Although Rogan was not able to accomplish his dream of becoming an MMA fighter, he landed on UFC as a host and also the commentator. Previously, Dana White who is also Rogan's friend appointed him as the color commentator alongside Mike Goldberg in 2002 and later hosted the weekly UFC television Show, Inside the UFC in 2006.
Joe Rogan and Mike Goldberg
The UFC president White paid him around $170K per episode during his early years in his UFC career. In 2016, while Rogan worked with Goldberg, he earned over $500K as a salary. Rogan, who won 4-MMA Personality awards, earned over $3.5 million only from UFC in 2016 and had a net worth of $15 million at that time.