All You Need to Know About Joe Rogan and His Wife Jessica Ditzel

Published 02/16/2021, 2:10 AM EST
JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA – MAY 09: Announcer Joe Rogan reacts during UFC 249 at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena on May 09, 2020 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Douglas P. DeFelice/Getty Images)


Joe Rogan is one of the most popular names from the UFC circuit. He is known as a comedian, MMA commentator, and podcast host. The American has also worked as a TV host and an actor as well.

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Rogan started his career as a comedian that eventually led him to television. He has appeared on television shows like Hardball and NewsRadio. This happened after he signed a development deal with Disney.

PASADENA, CA – APRIL 21: Comedian Joe Rogan performs during his appearance at The Ice House Comedy Club on April 21, 2017 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Michael Schwartz/WireImage)

The American started working with the UFC in the year 1997. He became an integral part of the promotion and joined the UFC as an interviewer and color commentator. He continued working with the promotion for a few years until he left due to pay disputes.

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However, Rogan was brought back in 2001 when UFC was bought by Zuffa. He agreed to do shows for just a bunch of tickets because he was such a fan of the sport.

CHICAGO, IL – JUNE 09: Joe Rogan enters the octagon during the UFC 225: Whittaker v Romero 2 event at the United Center on June 9, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)

He subsequently gained popularity when he became the face of Fear Factor. Rogan had also launched his podcast The Joe Rogan Experience, which led him to fame, wealth, and podcast superstardom.

Although the host and comedian has reached all heights of success, he likes to keep his family life separate from his professional life. The American host is married to Jessica Ditzel.

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Who is Jessica Ditzel?

Jessica Ditzel was born in Sugar Land, Texas. She studied Arts and Technical Theatre at California State University. She also studied Psychology and Molecular and Cellular Biology at the University of Arizona.

Ditzel has held a variety of jobs in her life. From being a waitress to a model to a product analyst and an assistant, she has excelled in all fields. Mrs. Rogan is also known to be a TV producer and worked as an assistant producer for the show The Simpsons.

Joe Rogan and Jessica Ditzel

Joe Rogan and Ditzel first met in a bar in California where Ditzel used to work as a cocktail waitress. Within no time they started dating each other in the year 2001. The couple finally tied the knot in the year 2009 in a very privately held ceremony in California.

The couple has two daughters together, the elder being Lola Rogan and the younger one being Rosy Rogan. The former was born in the year 2008, which was one year before the couple tied the knot.

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Rosy Rogan was welcomed a year after their wedding. Ditzel had another daughter named Kayja Rose from her previous relationship. Rogan legally adopted her and is a happy father to three daughters.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – NOVEMBER 02: Joe Rogan walks onto the stage during the UFC 230 weigh-in inside Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden on November 2, 2018 in New York, New York. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Unlike other celebrity wives, Ditzel has kept away from social media and social appearances. She rarely makes appearances on her husband’s hugely popular social media accounts.

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The couple seems to have figured out a way that suits both of their careers in the entertainment industry and likes to keep their personal lives under wraps and enjoy quality time with each other and their daughters.

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Abhilasha Singh is a UFC author at EssentiallySports. Having completed her post-graduation from The University of Texas in Austin, she combines her keen eye for details and her love for the sport to give readers pristine content on everything UFC. Abhilasha is a hardcore fan of Amanda Nunes, Georges St Pierre, and Stipe Miocic, but Conor McGregor is the one who tops her list.

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