1. Joseph James “Joe” Rogan Rogan is the host of his own podcast titled The Joe Rogan Experience, a weekly talk show where he converses with people from various backgrounds.
2. Also a comedian, he began performing stand up comedy in 1989 and still performs regular tours to this day.
3. Rogan has worked for the Ultimate Fighting Championship since 1997, and is now a color commentator for the promotion.
4. In addition, Rogan has had roles on the television sitcoms Hardball and NewsRadio and was the host of reality shows Fear Factor and Joe Rogan Questions Everything.
5. He was raised in Newton Upper Falls, Massachusetts until age seven, He briefly attended the University of Massachusetts Boston.
6. Rogan began performing stand-up comedy in 1989 and has since recorded several albums and specials, including Shiny Happy Jihad, Joe Rogan: Talking Monkeys in Space, and Joe Rogan Live from the Tabernacle.
7. In 2007, Rogan confronted comedian Carlos Mencia on stage, accusing him of joke thievery.
8. In 1994, Rogan co-starred on the Fox comedy Hardball as Frank Valente, the young, ego-centric star player on a fictional professional baseball team. From 1995 to 1999, he co-starred on the comedy NewsRadio.
9. He portrayed Joe Garrelli, the electrician at WNYX, a news radio station in New York City.
10. Rogan began working for the UFC in 1997, making his debut interviewing fighters at UFC 12: Judgement Day in Dothan, Alabama, before eventually becoming a color commentator for the promotion. He has won the Wrestling Observer Newsletter award for Best Television Announcer on two occasions.
11. He was also named “MMA Personality of the Year” four times by the World MMA Awards.
12. His last hosting job was for his own show titled Joe Rogan Questions Everything which aired six episodes, all in 2013.
13. In December 2009, Rogan began hosting a podcast with concurrent live Ustream and YouTube availability.
14. Rogan lives in Bell Canyon, California; he briefly lived in Boulder, Colorado.