Spotify has released its 2022 Wrapped list, where Joe Rogan's "The Joe Rogan Experience" was the most streamed podcast worldwide.
Joseph James Rogan aka Joe Rogan was born on August 11, 1967, in Newark, NJ. He was born to Joseph Rogan, a former police officer. His parents were divorced when he was young.
His father was controversial. So, when he was 7 his mother remarried and they moved to Florida. From a young age, he learned Taekwondo and Karate. He was 19 years old at the time he won the U.S. Open Taekwondo Championship.
However, he left school to pursue stand up comedy. He went to the University of Massachusetts in Boston.
In 1997, he began his broadcasting career as a commentator at The Ultimate Fighter 12: Judgment Day. After that, he declined an offer to serve as a color commentator. He won four MMA Personality of the Year awards.
In 2009, Joe Rogan started his podcast, and in 2010, he started his now famous Joe Rogan Experience show. Spotify and Joe Rogan signed a multi-year deal in 2020 for exclusive streaming rights.
It is estimated that the podcast earns him $60 million. In the UFC, he bags $5,000 per show and additional $50,000 via pay-per-view events. The podcaster has accumulated wealth worth $120 million.