Who is Jessica Rogan?
Jessica Ditzel was born on 28 June 1978, in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA, and is a television producer, as well as a former cocktail waitress, but who is probably best known for being the wife of mixed martial arts (MMA) color commentator Joe Rogan. Her husband is known for his work with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).
The Net Worth of Jessica Rogan
How rich is Jessica Rogan? As of mid-2019, sources inform us of a net worth that is over $300,000, earned through success in her various endeavors.
Her wealth has been elevated significantly thanks to her association with Joe, who has a net worth estimated to be over $25 million. As she continues her endeavors, it is expected that her wealth will also continue to increase.
Early Life and Education
Jessica grew up in a large family with five siblings. Her parents were active members of the entertainment industry, with her father working as a comedian. Growing up, she also wanted to have a career in the field, but after matriculating from high school, she enrolled at California State University (Cal State).
Cal State is a public university student system in California, having close to 500,000 students annually, making it the largest four-year public university system in the country. It was created in 1960, and is one of the top US producers of graduates who move on to earn a PhD in a related field. She did not complete her education there however, as she then moved to study at the University of Arizona for a degree in Psychology. The university located in Tucson has over 44,000 students, and is the only university in Arizona that is an elected member of the Association of American Universities.
After completing her degree, Rogan began working as a cocktail waitress, to make ends meet while looking for opportunities in acting. She was interested in television shows, and thanks to her father’s connections, she got her first opportunity as a production assistant for the animated show entitled “The Simpsons”, on which she worked for a total of 15 episodes. The show is a satire of working-class life, set in a fictional town of Springfield. The show often parodies culture, society, and the human condition. It has received numerous awards and critical acclaim over the course of its run, influencing many other animated sitcoms.
After her work there, she became an assistant for the documentary entitled “Hollywood and Divine: Beauty Secrets Revealed”, before guesting as a part of “The Howard Stern Show” alongside her father. In 2010, she then tried her hand at modelling, signing with EM Model Management. However, she discovered that modelling wasn’t a profession she could thrive in, but despite that, she still continued working a few modelling projects, being hired by the Korean company entitled Wholesome. In recent years, she’s moved away from the entertainment industry, and began working with Volvo Motorsports as a product analyst.
Husband – Joe Rogan
Joe Rogan began his career as a comedian in 1988, doing shows in the Boston area. He then moved to Los Angeles in the mid-‘90s, and signed a developmental deal with Disney which led to him working as an actor; some of his projects during this time included “Hardball” and “NewsRadio”; the latter was a sitcom that ran from 1995 to 1999, following the lives of the staff at a New York City AM news radio station. Eventually, he decided to drop acting projects, and began working with the UFC as an interviewer and color commentator.
The UFC is a mixed martial arts promotion company based in Las Vegas, the largest one of its kind in the world. The company features many of the best fighters as a part of their roster. They produce events worldwide, showcasing fights from 12 weight divisions. While working as a part of the UFC, he continued doing comedy work, though put it on hold when he became the host of the show “Fear Factor”, which ran from 2001 to 2006, and then continued his comedy endeavors, leading him to launch the podcast entitled “The Joe Rogan Experience”.
— Joe Rogan (@joerogan) August 20, 2019
Personal Life and Social Media
For her personal life, it is known that Jessica married Joe in 2009, a year after their first child was born. They have two children together, and she also has a daughter from a previous relationship but details about that relationship are scarce. The family lived briefly in Boulder, Colorado before settling in Bell Canyon, California. She also revealed publicly that her parents divorced, and her father remarried to one of her friends who was just four years older than her – it became an awkward relationship when her friend became her stepmother.
One of the reasons why there is very limited information about her present endeavors and her past is due to the lack of any online presence. She doesn’t have accounts on any of the major social media websites, including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Her husband on the other hand is very active online due to the nature of his work – he often promotes his podcast and his work with the UFC. His husband is known to be a non-follower of organized religion, though it is not known if she shares the same views as him. She remains a very private person, and wants to keep the privacy of her children intact as well.