Comedian Joe Rogan Career, Personal life, Relationship,Global recognition

Published Date   11th Dec. 2017, 16:02 pm
Comedian Joe Rogan Career, Personal life, Relationship,Global recognition
Quick Info
Birth Name: Joseph James Rogan
Nationality: American
Net Worth: $23 million
Qualification: Studied at University of Massachusetts

Comedian Joe Rogan is a popular American stand-up comedian, actor, television host and podcast host. He is well known as UFC commentator and a host of Fear Factor.


Comedian Joe Rogan was born on 11 August 1967 in United States of America. He holds an American nationality. He belongs to white ethnicity. His birth sign is Leo. His real birth name is Joseph James Rogan. However, he is popular with his nick name Joe.

He is good looking comedian with height five feet and seven inch. He has well maintained his body weight and measures 86 kg. He has also perfect physique with wide chest and biceps.  He has brown eye color with dark brown hair color.

Currently, he is 50 years old. He is working professionally as an American stand-up comedian, actor, television host and podcast host.

Early life and education

Joe was born in Newark, New Jersey, United States. When he was five years old, his parents were separated from each other. At the same period, his father was working as a police in Newark. His father was out of contact with him and his mother. After that, he started to live with his mother.

Comedian Joe Rogan holds an American nationality. However, has a mix of Italian and Irish ethnicity. When he was seven years old, he was shifted to San Fransisco, California with his family. Later, when he was 11 years old, his family again shifted to Gainesville, Florida.

During his early life, he joined Little League Basketball. Then, he realized that he was interested in marital arts. He started to take Karate in the age of 14 and began to fight in taekwondo competitions.

He studied at Newton South High School in Massachusetts, when he was at the age of 11. Later, he joined in University of Massachusetts Boston for his higher education. But he dropped his higher education thinking that his study was meaningless.

Career and net worth

Comedian Joe Rogan has started his career participating in Taekwondo Championship at a very young age of 14. When he was 19 years old, he took part in the US Open Championship Tournament. He became the winner of this tournament as a lightweight.

Moreover, he moved to become an instructor after winning back to back four championship full-contact state champion of Massachusetts.

In 1994, he moved to Los Angeles, he found more opportunities in working to films and television. He grabbed that opportunities. And then he started to work from 1995 to till 1999 in News Radio which was NBC sitcom. In this News Radio, he performed the role of the electrician as Joe Garrelli. Before moving to Los Angeles, he was not too serious about the comedy.

In 1997, he started his career in UFC as a backstage and post-fight interviewer. Later in 2005, he began to host Fear Factor.

Beside this, he had invested the earned money in his comedy film Joe Rogan: Live. He launched a podcast named The Joe Rogan Experience. This has been included in the top 100 podcasts on iTunes in 2011.

He earns huge amount of money from his comedy film as well as from podcasts. His current net worth is estimated to be $23 million.

Personal life

Taking about his personal life, he is a married person. It is found that before dating and marriage with Jessica, he was in a long term relationship with Jerri Manthey in between 1997 and 2003.  Jerri Manthey is an actress and television star.

In 2007, he was spotted dating an American model Lakana Zee. But their relationship did not exist for long duration. In the same year, they separated.

In 2008, he started dating with Jessica. At that time, Jessica was a cocktail waitress. In 2009, they got married and in the same year, the couple was blessed with a cute daughter.

Global recognition

Comedian Joe Rogan is a famous American comedian, sports commentator, podcaster and marital artist. He is globally recognized as UFC commentator and host of Fear Factor.

In 2009, he launched his podcast named The Joy Rogan Experience. In 2015, it became the best podcast which was downloaded more than 16 million times.

He is awarded with numerous awards including World MMA Awards four times. He was also nominated for Choice TV Reality/Variety Host for Fear Factor in Teen Choice Award.

In 2010 and 2011, he has been named as Best Television Announcer from Wrestling Observer Newsletter.

Thank you, Long Beach! Last night was beautiful! The Terrace Theater where I performed was the location where Richard Pryor filmed his 1979 “Live In Concert” special. I went back and watched it again this morning and it was surreal because in the beginning of the film Richard pulls up to the same loading dock where I arrived last night and the camera follows him into the same dressing room that I used. When I was in high school my parents took me to see the movie “Richard Pryor Live On The Sunset Strip”. That movie changed my life because I had never really seen stand up comedy before that. I remember sitting in that movie theater as a 14 year old kid, crying laughing and being in awe that this man was doing all this by just talking. I remember thinking that I had seen funny movies before, but I had never seen anything even close to how funny this brilliant man was, and somehow he was doing it walking around with a microphone onstage by himself. It was easily one of the most influential moments of my childhood, and for me to now be able to play at some of the same venues that he performed in kinda freaks me out. I’m extremely grateful, and extremely thankful to everyone that came to the show!

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