About Joe Rogan
Joseph James Rogan, better known as Joe Rogan, is a famous American comedian, martial artist, writer and actor. He gained prominence for his role as Joe Garrelli on NBS’s situation comedy NewsRadio and is also widely recognized known for commenting Ultimate Fighting Championships. His other jobs include hosting reality program Fear Factor and a podcast Joe Rogan Experience. Joe Rogan net worth is currently estimated at $22 million.
Rogan was born in Boston, in a family of Italian and German ancestry. He started practicing Kenpo Karate at the age 14 and went on to train as Teakwondo fighter. It was not long before he became one of the best athletes in the field and the prize money started to flow into his pocket, boosting Joe Rogan net worth to enviable heights. His career escalated quickly and by the time he turned 20 Joe held a black belt, was a four-time state champion and U.S. Open Champion. After excelling in Teakwondo, Rogan started training in Brazilian martial art Jiu-Jitsu under a talented coach Jean Jacques Machado.
Acting is another important source of Joe Rogan net worth.
His career in movies started in mid 1990s, when he landed a role in Hardball. His character in this movie was Frank Valente, a talented yet ego-centric and nervous professional basketball player. Since 1995 Joe has been one of the stars on sitcom NewsRadio. In these series he portrayed a fictional character Joe Garrelli, an electrician at news radio station. He also made a breath appearance on Just Shoot Me, where he played Maya’s boyfriend. His acting career took off in 2011, when he landed a major role in a movie Zookeeper, where he worked with Kevin James. His latest part was in an action comedy Here Comes the Boom, where Rogan played himself.
Joe got his start on television in early 2000s, when he was hired to host a show Fear Factor. He stayed on this show for five years, right until it was cancelled in 2006. Simultaneously Joe was a co-host of The Man Show, along with Doug Stanhope. For those who have not heard of him, Doug is American actor and stand-up comedian, famous for his controversial and abrasive comedy style. Despite a relative professional success Stanhope’s fortune is significantly inferior to Joe Rogan net worth. What about Joe’s personal life? He got married in 2009 and is currently raising two kids. His personal views are somewhat controversial.
For example, Rogan has publicly question the official account of 9/11 attack and discussed a possibility that the moon landing was a well staged hoax. Although raised as a Roman Catholic, in one of his interviews Joe has stated that he does not follow any official religion, but does not deny the existence of some sort of higher power.