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Joe Rogan Biography

Birth Name:
Joseph Rogan
Birth Place:
Newark, New Jersey, United States
Profession
Comedian, actor, TV host, commentator

Fast Facts

  • Grew up in New Jersey, San Francisco and Boston, where he started his stand-up career
  • Holds a black belt in Tae Kwon Do and a brown belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
  • Won the lightweight division of the U
  • S
  • Open Tae Kwon Do Championship at 19, and later claimed the Grand Championship by beating the middleweight and heavyweight titleholders
  • Was a series regular on the '90s sitcoms Hardball and NewsRadio
  • Released his first comedy album, Someday I'll Be Dead, in 2000
  • Officiated at the wedding of two Fear Factor contestants in 2004, after becoming an ordained minister through the Internet
  • Sometimes serves as an Ultimate Fighting Championship color commentator
  • Launched a weekly podcast, the Joe Rogan Experience, in 2009
  • Founded Higher Primate clothing in 2010