Joe Rogan is an American mix martial arts commentator, stand-up comedian, businessman and a podcast host. He is best known for his appearance in television shows like NewsRadio and Hardball. Joe is also very popular for his podcast, The Joe Rogan Experience, which can also be found in his YouTube account.
Joe Rogan's early life
Joe Rogan was born as Joseph James Rogan in Newark. Ne Jersey on the 11th of August, 1967. His father Joseph Rogan was a police officer and a very violent man. Joe hasn't spoken about the name of his mother. Rogan is the American nationality holder and belongs to the white ethnicity.
Growing up was difficult for Joe Rogan as his parents divorced when was just five years of age. He has not been in contact with his father since he was seven and was raised entirely by his grandfather.
He attended the Newton South High School in Massachusetts and graduated from the same institution in 1985. When Rogan was fourteen years old he started taking karate training and began to play in taekwondo competitions. Joe Rogan became the winner of US championship tournament for a lightweight division at the age of nineteen.
He became the coach of Taekwondo as he won the championship continuously for four years. Later Joseph Rogan retired from competition at the age of twenty-one and he began suffering from feared worse injuries and headaches.
Joe Rogan's career
James started his career as a stand-up comedian in 1988, as he was suggested by his friends during his gym and Taekwondo training, without the intention of being a professional comedian. After six months of practice, Joseph performed his first stand up comedy in August 1988 in an open-mic night comedy club in Boston which, was loved by many people.
Later in 1990, Joseph moved to New York City with his grandfather as a full-time comedian for the six months. Joseph mentioned Richard Jeni, Lenny Bruce, Sam Kinison, and Bill Hicks as his comedy advisor.
Joseph moved to Los Angeles in 1994, the place provided him more career opportunities as a comedian. His first television comedy show made his a quite popular.
James started his career as an actor from the movie, Hardball in 1994, where he portrayed the role of Frank Valente, alongside Bruce Greenwood and Alexandra Wentworth. Following he worked for various television shows and Newsradio including Joe Garrelli, and season 2 episode 7 etc.
Joseph also served as the color commentator for various channels including Fear Factor, A Beautiful Mind as himself Season one, Episode 17 of Fear and Loathing in Miami etc.
Rogan was nominated for various awards like World MMA Awards in 2003, Personality of the Year from 2011 to 2015, Best Television Announcer for a year titled in 2010.
Joe Rogan's personal life
Joe Rogan started dating his girlfriend Jessica Ditzel, a cocktail waitress in the year 2008. Jessica Rogan and Joe Rogan married in 2009 and the couple is blessed with two children of their own, born in 2008 and 2010.
He is also the father to his step-daughter from his wife's previous relationship. Joe Rogan and Jessica have been happily married for nine long years and there have no rumors about them getting a divorce.
Prior to his marriage, Joe Rogan was dating his first girlfriend Jerri Manthey in 2001. He was in a relationship with Jerri for about six years.
Joe Rogan's net worth
Joe Rogan charges about $100 thousand for every episode from his podcast, which has been downloaded over more than 16 million times by the last of 2015. That year Joe Rogan made $7 million from his podcast only.
How much is Joe Rogan?
As of 2017, Joseph has an estimated net worth of $23 million through which, he finances his living and lives a celebrity life. Joe Rogan and his family reside at his home in California, which he bought at the price of $2.23 million in the year 2003.
Joe Rogan's body measurements
Joe Rogan stands tall with a height of five feet and eight inches (172 cms) and his body weighs around 86 kgs (190 lbs). Joe is a bald man and his eyes are brown.