Joe Rogan

Joe Rogan biography
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Interesting Biography Facts

Real name

Joseph James Rogan


martial artist, sports commentator, stand up comedian

Birth Date

August 11, 1967


54 years

Zodiac Sign



Newark, New Jersey, United States


Newton South High School, University of Massachusetts, Boston



Joe Rogan family members

Father's Name

Joseph Rogan

Mother's Name

Mrs. Rogan

Siblings names


Is Joe Rogan a gay/bisexual?


What is Joe Rogan marital status?


Who is Joe Rogan wife?

Jessica Rogan

When did get married?


How many children does he have?

3 (stepdaughter Kayja and two biological daughters- Lola and Rose)

Joe Rogan wife

Jessica Rogan (wife)

Jessica Rogan wife Joe Rogan


Date of birth: July 18, 1975

Jessica Rogan tries to stay out of the limelight; nevertheless, Joe’s fans follow her life and know some details about herself and her relationships with Mr. Rogan.

Before her marriage to Joe, she was known as Jessica Lynne Schimmel. She comes from an affluent family. Her father was a popular comedian Bob Schimmel. He tragically died in a car accident. Jessica served as a waitress in a bar, when she crossed her ways with Rogan. Later she started to earn her living as a TV producer. In 2009 Joe and she officially said “I do!” to each other.

Previously, she was romantically linked to Keven Conner and welcomed a daughter Kayja with him. Joe considers Jessica’s girl as his own. Mr. and Mrs. Rogan gave birth to their two common daughters, as well. 

Joe Rogan kids

Kayja Conner-Rogan (stepdaughter)

Joe Rogan kids Kayja Conner-Rogan


Date of birth: August 23, 1996

Kayja Nichole Rose Rogan is Joe’s stepdaughter. He announced through his podcast, that his older daughter is in her 20s. That proves that Joe considers Kayja as his child, although biologically they are not related.

Kayja entered this world in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. Her parents, Jessica and Keven Conner, were not married officially when they had her. The couple split in the late 1990s.

Joe’s stepdaughter inherited her talent to music from her father. Kevin was widely known as the participant of R&B Trio “H-Town”. Now Kayja is making a career of a musician herself. She has released 13 music tracks as of now, the most famous of which is her recent hit “Self Sabotage”. 

In her free time, Kayja is an optimistic young girl, who is close with all the members of her family – her mother, stepfather, and two younger half-sisters. 

Lola Rogan (daughter)

Date of birth: May 2008

Joe Rogan’s first child was born in 2008. His then-girlfriend and current wife Jessica gave birth to a cute little girl, who was named Lola.

Lola is a school pupil as of now. Like her famous father, she is good at sports. Lola stays out of the limelight, so quite often she shares the news from her everyday life with her father’s fans.

Rose Rogan (daughter)

Date of birth: 2010

Rose was born a year after her parents’ official wedding. She is the youngest addition in the Rogan family. Her father likes little Rose and her sister to death and spends a lot of time with them in spite of his busy schedule. 

Who are Joe Rogan parents?

Joseph Rogan (father)

Joe isn’t close with his biological dad. His parents divorced when he was a four-year-old boy. His father disappeared from his life when the future comedy star was 6. Mostly, Joe was brought up by her mother’s second husband. By the way, they say, it was Joe’s stepfather, who offered him to try drugs for the first time.

Joseph resides in New Jersey. He used to work as a policeman. According to Joe’s interviews, Mr. Rogan was physically abusive, and that made the comedian’s mom separate from him. 

Mrs. Rogan (mother)

Joe’s mother stays out of the limelight, that’s why her face is not known to the wide circle. Nevertheless, she remains an important person in Joe’s life, and he often mentions her in his posts and interviews.

In spite of her problems with Joe’s father, she decided to leave her ex-husband’s surname, which reminds her about the tough time she had while she was married to him.

Mrs. Rogan was in her teens when she gave birth to her son Joe. As her friends remember, she was an easy-going girl, who met a cop at a party and fell in love with him. Unfortunately, Joe’s dad hurt her physically, and one day she took her son and escaped from Joseph’s house.

Joe Rogan siblings


In one of his podcasts, Joe Rogan mentioned that he has a sister, but they are not close. She doesn’t like to hear her brother’s interviews, where Joe calls their dad “abusive”. That’s why the brother and the sister don’t get along. 


Joseph James, widely known as Joe Rogan, is a multi-talented person. He tried different kinds of activity, starting from kickboxing and martial arts, and ending with acting and releasing comedy specials.

He was born in Newark, New Jersey. After his parents’ divorce, he moved with his mother to San Francisco, CA and later they relocated to Gainesville, FL. He was brought up by his mom and stepfather.

Joe played baseball during his years at Newton South High School. He took taekwondo lessons in his teens. At the age of 19, he topped the US Open Championship in taekwondo. He practiced kickboxing, too. At the age of 21 Joe had to quit these dangerous kinds of sports because of traumas and headaches they caused. 

In his 20s Joe got interested in comedy. He moved to Los Angeles, CA to pursue the career of a standup comedian. He made his first TV appearances as a comic on MTV. Joe Rogan was busy on the show “1/2 Hour Comedy Hour”. 

He appeared in some other comedy series and performed at night clubs, but lost interest to this genre after the death of his friend Phil Hartman. 

Later Joe was involved in the interesting activity of a sports commentator. He commented Ultimate Fighting Championship. After that, he launched the show “Fear Factor”.

Joe’s popularity increased after starting his podcast “The Joe Rogan Experience”. The fans watch this free podcast and admire Joe’s sense of humor and a sharp brain. 

Mr. Rogan keeps his personal life in secret and just a few facts about his relatives are known to the wide audience. 

Interesting and fun facts

  1. Joe Rogan was raised as a Catholic, but he isn’t a religious person. He considers himself an agnostic nowadays.
  2. He has an ambiguous personality. Mr. Rogan tries to keep his family life out of the limelight. At the same time, he is an active user of social media. Joe has an account on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook and he is a very active user of these platforms. Very often he answers to his fans’ comments (unlike many other celebrities). 
  3. He told in one of his podcasts, that his rule is not to interview the fighters, who were knocked out, because after that the latter ones feel uncomfortable and unhealthy. But once he violated his own rule and interviewed Daniel Cormier, who was knocked out by his competitor Jon Jones. During the interview, Daniel boasted into tears. The next day Joe Rogan apologized through Twitter for his indelicacy.
  4. In spite of leaving pro sports, Joe workouts regularly in a big personal gym. It is situated on the territory of his estate. 
  5. His height is 5 ft 7 in and his weight is 179 pounds. 
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  • Carlos Mancia says:

    So… whos his mother???? It just says MRS. Rogan lol

  • Like wikipedia says:

    Much of this information is wrong, but that’s also why Rogan hasn’t had his ‘people’ demand that it be taken down (yet). The bio on his wife is completely wrong.