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Joe Rogan
Body Measurement44-39-35
Body typeAthletic
Height5 feet 8 inches (176 cm)
Weight88 kilograms (194 lbs)
Hair ColorBald
Eye ColorBlack
Shoe Size10 (US)
Full NameJoseph James Rogan
Date of Birth11th August 1967
Age55 Years (As of 2023)
ProfessionPodcaster, Comedian, Expert commentator, Television Presenter & Actor
Net Worth$120 Million
BirthplaceNewark, New Jersey, United States
HometownNewton Upper Falls
ReligionRoman Catholic
Zodiac SignLeo
FatherJoseph Rogan Sr.
MotherSusan Lembo
Joe Rogan Wife (Spouse)Jessica Ditzel (m. 2009)
Children2 Daughters & Kayla Rose (Stepdaughter)
SiblingsGerard Way & Mikey Way
Wikimedia CommonsJoe Rogan
WikiquoteJoe Rogan
Personal website Official website
IMDbJoe Rogan
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Childhood & Early life

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Joe’s father’s name is Joseph, a retired police officer living in New Jersey.

His mother was a free-spirited person and she consumed alcohol and cannabis products. They got divorced when he was five years old.

Later, his mother remarried a hippy man, and it is said that she liked to visit the homosexual couple who lived next door, where they would all strip down, play bongos, and consume marijuana.

When Joe was eleven, his family moved to Newton Upper Falls, Massachusetts, and he finished high school there.

There he went to Newton South High School to complete his schooling.

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Joe Rogan in Newton Upper Falls Yearbook

At the age of fourteen, he took up karate and became a four-time full-contact taekwondo state champion.

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Joe Rogan practicing Taekwondo

At the age of 19, he won the U.S. Open Taekwondo Championship.

Later, he stopped fighting because of constant headaches and feared that they would worsen with time.

He attended the University of Massachusetts but dropped out early.

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Family Life

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Joe Rogan with his wife ‘Jessica Ditzel’ and their daughters

In 2009, Rogan married Jessica Ditzel, a former cocktail server.

They have 2 Daughters (born in 2008 and 2010).

Joe Rogan wife Ditzel’s daughter (Kayla Rose) from a prior relationship has Rogan as her stepfather.

They relocated to Gold Hill, Colorado in 2008 but returned to Southern California four months later when Ditzel became pregnant.

They settled in Bell Canyon, California, where Rogan had intermittently resided since 2003.

They spent roughly $5 million on a brand-new house there in 2018.

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Joe Rogan’s $14 Million house

In 2020, the family moved into a $14 million house on Lake Austin in Austin, Texas.

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Joe Rogan as UFC Commentator

Kickboxing was Joe Rogan’s original professional choice, but his friends convinced him to do a set at a stand-up comedy show because he would joke and use amusing voices.

On August 27, 1988, he gave a performance at Stitches, a comedy club in Boston, on an open-mic night.

While honing his stand-up routines, Rogan worked a variety of jobs to support himself, including delivering newspapers, instructing martial arts at Boston University, operating a limousine, doing construction work, and acting as a chauffeur for a private investigator.

In 1990, Rogan moved to New York City to pursue a full-time career as a comedian.

– Television Career

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Joe Rogan in the Fox sitcom ‘Hardball’

Joe Rogan made his television debut in 1994 on the Fox sitcom “Hardball” in which he played the young star player Frank Valente of a baseball club.

Rogan was cast as Joe Garrelli, an electrician and handyman who worked at the news radio station, in the 1995 NBC sitcom “NewsRadio“.

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Joe Rogan playing the role of a handyman in the 1995 NBC sitcom ‘NewsRadio’

Although Rogan thought it was a simple job, he eventually became weary of portraying the same persona each week.

Later, he contributed to the program “Overseas” pilot.

Rogan began working for the Ultimate Fighting Championship mixed martial arts league in 1997 as a backstage and post-fight interviewer.

However, after two years, Rogan made the decision to leave the league since his pay was insufficient to meet his travel expenses.

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Joe Rogan (right) with Dana White

Rogan attended some UFC fights in 2001, and he grew close to the organization’s boss Dana White.

Joe Rogan denied his invitation to work as a color commentator and stated that all he wanted to do was attend the fight and drink.

After a few fights, Rogan agreed to take payment for his work; initially, he provided the commentary for free in return for front-row seats for him and his friends to watch the fights.

The American version of the daredevil game show “Fear Factor” was presented to Joe Rogan in 2001.

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Joe Rogan as a Fear Factor host

He took up the offer and continued to work with them until 2006.

The show enhanced Rogan’s visibility and the number of people who attended his stand-up performances.

As the Fear Factor host, Joe Rogan gained access to a wide range of television opportunities.

In 2002, Joe was hired to make an appearance in an episode of the American sitcom “Just Shoot Me“.

For the 6th Season of Comedy Central’s “The Man Show“, Rogan took up the role of co-host.

In 2005, he started working as The Ultimate Fighter’s announcer.

Over the years, Joe has appeared in a number of films throughout the years, including “Bright“, “Here Comes The Boom“, “Zookeeper“, and “It’s a Very Merry Muppet Christmas” (2017).

Additionally, he appeared in many films in 2007, including “American Drug War: The Last White Hope” and “The Union: The Business Behind Getting High

– Comedy Career

I didn’t have a direction until I became a stand-up comedian. I was pretty nervous about my future. I couldn’t imagine myself working a 9-to-5 job.

Rogan on his career

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In 1990, Joe Rogan relocated to New York City in order to pursue a stand-up comedy career.

In December 1999, he taped his debut stand-up comedy act, which was published in August 2000 under the title “I’m Gonne Be Dead Some Day“.

Rogan, who was spending more time working on television, made the decision to put his stand-up business first and take a vacation from TV.

In order to capture his buddies while they went on comedy tours around the US in 2006, Joe employed two full-time filmmakers.

He used those video snippets for his Joe Show online series on his website.

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He entered into a deal with a talent agency in May 2005, and two months later, in Phoneix, Arizona, Rogan taped “Joe Rogan: Live” his second stand-up comedy special.

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In 2007, Joe Rogan released “Shiny Happy Jihad” his fourth comedy special.

He served as the host of the CBS entertainment program “Game Show in My Head” which was created by an American actor, model, and businessman Ashton Kutcher.

When Rogan received a second offer to host Fear Factor’s seventh and final season in 2011, he accepted it.

Later in 2011, Rogan taped “Joe Rogan: Live from the Tabernacle” his sixth comedy special, which was published in December 2012.

His website included a $5 price tag on the performance.

– Podcasting Career: The Joe Rogan Experience

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The Joe Rogan Experience Podcast

Together with his buddy and fellow comic Brian Redban, Joe Rogan debuted a free podcast.

The first episode was taped on December 24, 2009, and the podcast went live in December of that same year.

The program rose to fame and earned a spot among iTunes’ top 100 podcasts.

Joe welcomes guests from a variety of backgrounds to his podcast where they discuss a variety of topics, including current events, conspiracies, companies, humor, hobbies, and more.

In October 2015, the monthly number of downloads for the podcast averaged over 16 million.

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Joe Rogan podcasting agreement with Spotify

Rogan inked a multi-year license agreement with Spotify on May 19, 2020, after successfully operating the podcast for a number of years.

With a projected value of $100 million, this license arrangement is one of the biggest in the podcast industry.

Beginning in January 2021, the podcast is only available on the platform.

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Joe Rogan in one of his famous podcasts with Elon Musk

You may find many such interesting video format podcasts in his YouTube Channel “PowerfulJRE” with around 14 Million+ subscribers where he interviews famous personalities and undergoes interesting conversations.

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Major Works/Filmography

  • A standup comedian for over 20 years
  • Rogan’s sixth-hour-long comedy special “Joe Rogan: Strange Times” premiered on Netflix in October 2018. 
  • Rogan’s previous comedy specials include “Joe Rogan: Triggered” (2016) for Netflix, “Joe Rogan: Rocky Mountain High” (2014) for Comedy Central, “Joe Rogan: Live from the Tabernacle” (2012) released via his website, “Talking Monkeys in Space” (2009) on CD & DVD and “Joe Rogan Live” (2007) on DVD.
  • Rogan released the CDs “Shiny Happy Jihad” (2007) and “I’m Gonna Be Dead Someday” (2000).
  • Rogan is the host of The Joe Rogan Experience (JRE), a long-form conversation with guests that is one of the most popular podcasts, currently distributed exclusively on Spotify. 
  • Since 2002, Rogan has provided color commentary for the UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) on Pay Per View, Spike Television, and FOX. 
    Rogan’s passion for MMA began with martial arts practice at the age of 13.
    Within 2 years, the Boston native earned a black belt and soon became the Massachusetts full contact Tae Kwon Do champion for 4 consecutive years. 
    By the age of 19, Rogan won the US Open Tae Kwon Do Championship and as lightweight champion went on to beat both the middle and heavyweight title holders to obtain the Grand Championship.
  • His filmography includes “Here Comes The Boom” (2012) and ‘Zookeeper‘ (2011).
  • Rogan hosted ‘Joe Rogan Questions Everything‘ (2013) for the SyFy channel.
  • Rogan hosted the competition reality series Fear Factor on NBC in 2011/12 and previously for six seasons on the network from 2001-2006. 
  • Prior to Fear Factor, Rogan played Joe Garrelli, the resident electrician on the hit NBC comedy series NewsRadio.

Awards & Achievements

Teen Choice Award for Choice TV Reality/Variety HostFear Factor (2003, Nominated)
World MMA Awards2011 MMA Personality of the Year
2012 MMA Personality of the Year
2014 MMA Personality of the Year
2015 MMA Personality of the Year
2016 MMA Personality of the Year
2017 MMA Personality of the Year
2019 – July 2020 MMA Personality of the Year
Wrestling Observer Newsletter AwardBest Television Announcer (2010, 2011)
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Joe Rogan received ‘VH1 BIG in 2002 Awards’

Net Worth

Joe Rogan’s net worth is estimated to be $120 million in 2023. Joe Rogan is a millionaire. 


  • Rogan was seen narrating how he went to watch Planet of the Apes and accidentally landed in a black neighborhood.
  • This is when Rogan’s podcast really started to get traction. He took an extremely divisive stance in April 2021 when vaccinations were first being distributed, saying that kids shouldn’t get the shot. Furthermore, “it’s terrible that they’re thinking of providing it to kids,” was added.
  • Rogan chose to take a combination of medications after testing positive for Covid-19 rather than staying in bed and taking the recommended prescription. Ivermectin, a medication used to treat horse heartworm illnesses, was among them.
  • In another one of his direct statements, his target was Fallon Fox, a transgender female fighter in MMA.
    The fighter was accused of having unfair competition against her cisgender competitors. Rogan commented, “She calls herself a woman but I tend to disagree. She used to be a man but now she has had, she’s transgender … And she wants to be able to fight women in MMA.
    I say no f___g way. I say if you had a d___ at one point in time, you also have all the bone structure that comes with having a d___.
    You have bigger hands, you have bigger shoulder joints. You’re a f___g man. That’s a man, OK.”
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10 things you didn’t know about Joe Rogan!

  • Joe holds a black belt in Tae Kwon Do and a brown belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
  • He won the lightweight division of the US.
  • Sometimes he serves as an Ultimate Fighting Championship color commentator.
  • He founded Higher Primate Clothing in 2010.
  • Joe Rogan averages 11 million viewers per episode.
  • Spotify paid $100 million to host his podcast exclusively.
  • His audience is quadruple that of the highest-rated cable shows.
  • There are 1960 total JRE episodes.
  • He last saw his father when he was seven.
  • Joe Rogan recently purchased a $14.4 million estate in Austin, TX.


– What is “The Joe Rogan Experience”?

“The Joe Rogan Experience” is a long-form podcast hosted by Joe Rogan. It features a wide range of guests, including comedians, actors, scientists, politicians, and more. The show covers a variety of topics, from current events to philosophy, science, and entertainment.

– When did Joe Rogan start his podcast?

Joe Rogan launched “The Joe Rogan Experience” on December 24, 2009. It quickly gained popularity for its candid conversations and diverse guest list.

– What topics does Joe Rogan’s podcast cover?

The podcast covers a vast array of topics, such as comedy, health, fitness, philosophy, politics, science, psychedelics, and more. The wide-ranging discussions are a hallmark of the show.

– Is Joe Rogan a comedian?

Joe Rogan is a stand-up comedian with a successful career in comedy. His comedy specials and performances have been well-received by audiences.

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