Joseph James Rogan was born on August 11, 1967. He is an American podcaster, color commentator for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), comedian, actor, and former television host.
He is the host of The Joe Rogan Experience, a podcast he started in 2009. There he talks about current events, humor, politics, philosophy, science, and hobbies with a range of guests.
Rogan began his comedic career in the Boston region in August 1988. He signed an exclusive developmental agreement with Disney after moving to Los Angeles in 1994. He performed as an actor on various television series, including Hardball and NewsRadio.
From 2001 to 2006, he hosted Fear Factor. Following his exit from Fear Factor, Rogan concentrated on his stand-up career. Then he hosted several comedy specials. Rogan sparked outrage by having physicians on his podcast who spread disinformation about the Corona Virus.
Joe Rogan family
On August 11, 1967, Joseph James Rogan was born in Newark, New Jersey, United States. He’s three-quarters Italian and one-quarter Irish. Joseph, his father, is a retired Newark police officer.
Rogan’s parents got divorced when he was five years old. He hasn’t spoken to his father since he was seven. He said, “All I remember of my dad are these brief, violent flashes of domestic violence… But I don’t want to complain about my childhood. Nothing bad ever really happened to me… I don’t hate the guy.”
He resided in San Francisco, California, from the age of seven to eleven. Following this, his family relocated to Gainesville, Florida.
In 2009, Rogan married Jessica Ditzel, a former cocktail waitress. They both have two daughters. The daughters were born in 2008 and 2010. Rogan is also Ditzel’s stepfather from a prior relationship. In 2008, the family relocated to Boulder, Colorado, for four months. This was before they returned to Southern California when his wife was expecting.
They relocated to Bell Canyon, California, where Rogan had been living since early 2003. In mid-2018, they paid over $5 million for a new property in the region. The family will move into a $14 million property on Lake Austin, Texas, in 2020.
Rogan went on a carnivore diet for the full month of January 2020. He only consumed grass-fed beef, elk, eggs, and vitamins and supplements like amino acids and fish oil.
Joe Rogan Personal life
Rogan once said that martial arts “gave me not just confidence, but also a different perspective of myself and what I was capable of. I knew that I could do something I was terrified of, and that was really difficult, and that I could excel at it. It was a big deal for me.”
Martial arts were “the first thing that ever gave me hope that I wasn’t going to be a loser. So I really, really gravitated toward it.”
Rogan got enrolled in the University of Massachusetts Boston but dropped out before graduating. He grew up in the Boston region till he was 24 years old.
Following Royce Gracie’s bout at UFC 2: No Way Out in 1994, Rogan got interested in jiu-jitsu. Rogan began training in Brazilian jiu-jitsu at Carlson Gracie’s Hollywood, California, school in 1996.
He holds a black belt in Eddie Bravo’s 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu and a no-gi Brazilian jiu-jitsu style. Apart from this, he also is a black belt in Jean Jacques Machado’s gi Brazilian jiu-jitsu.
Rogan’s hands and feet have vitiligo.
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