If you have jumped the Podcast bandwagon, the name, Joe Rogan, wouldn’t sound so strange to you.
The man has been a jack of all trades when it comes to his pre-JRE career. Joe Rogan started as a comedian and released ten comedy specials. You can still watch two of his latest works, Triggered and Strange Times, on Netflix. The actor is so passionate about comedy that he went on calling it a pure representation of your thoughts that people enjoy, in an interview.
The first big break for Joe was when he appeared as Joe Garelli on NBC’s NewsRadio and made several guest appearances on the shows, Just Shoot Me!, The Chappelle Show, and The Man Show. He also hosted a well-known reality show, Fear Factor, between 2001 and 2006 and did a brief stint in 2011.
In 1997, Joe was also hired by the UFV as a color commentator. Despite all the above, he is known for his podcast, The Joe Rogan Experience. Besides having MMA fighters and fellow comedians on his Podcast, he has also hosted prominent guests like Bernie Sanders, Miley Cyrus, Robert Downey Jr., and many more.
Talking about his personal life, the comedian is married to Jessica Ditzel. Want to know everything about this wife? Here are the details.
Meet Joe Rogan’s Wife, Jessica Ditzel
Jessica Ditzel was born on July 18th, 1975. She is eight years younger than Rogan. She is the daughter of a successful musician, Jeff Conrad Ditzel, who was a member of the Minneapolis-based band Ditch Pickles.
Jessica was born in Sugar Land, Texas. She is one of the seven children of her parents. After graduating from high school, she attended California State University and pursued a degree in Arts, followed by a degree in Technical Theater. Her academic laurels did not stop here. She then went to the University of Arizona and pursued a degree in Psychology and Cellular Biology.
What Does Jessica Ditzel Do?
Over years, Jessica has experimented with multiple career options. She initially worked as a cocktail waitress and signed with a modeling agency, M Model Management, in 2010. At that time, the woman was 35 years old.
She also worked with a Korean band called Wholesome. Besides modeling, she has also worked as an account executive for Robert Half Technology and has been an assistant manager for a rental car company until 2013. After that, Jessica landed a job as a product analyst at Volvo Motorsports.
Her career background is impressive, indeed.
How Did Joe and Jessica Meet?
Before meeting Rogan, Ditzel dated Dino Conner. Conner was a lead singer and one of the founding members of the R&B group, H-town. The duo were engaged and even welcomed their child, Kayja. But things turned downhill, and they broke up. In 2003, Dino died in a car accident.
Rogan and Jessica met in 2001. At that time, she was working as a cocktail waitress. If the reports are to be believed, the couple started dating shortly after their first meeting. Their relationship continued for eight long years, after which they decided to take the big step.
How Did the Couple Decide to Tie the Knot?
When Jessica became pregnant with Rogan’s first child, Lola, the couple decided to take a step ahead in their relationship. They got married in 2009 and welcomed two children –Lola and Rosy. Besides this, Rogan is also a doting stepfather to Jessica’s first child, Kayja.
Rogan Never Wanted to Get Married
In an interview with the Palm Beach Post, shortly after his nuptials, Rogan said he had to get married. He jokingly said he had to tie the knot. Not really had to, but because Jessica made a baby.
“God alright, I’ll sign a silly legal contract. What she did was way more of a commitment”.
Before that, Rogan had long said that he would never get married. In fact, in another interview with Rolling Stone, he said he was still against the concept of marriage.
“Marriage is dumb”, he said.
When asked the secret to making his own marriage work, he explained, “She lets me do whatever I do. That’s how we get along well”.
The Couple has Another Family Member Too
Both Joe and Jessica do not share much of their children’s pictures on their social media handles. But there is one member in the family who enjoys this privilege. Marshall Mae Rogan is the golden retriever of the Rogan family. The pet is quite popular on the social media platform, having 784,000 followers on Instagram. He even helps his dad on his podcast.
What is Jessica Ditzel’s Net Worth?
Ditzel is a financially independent woman with multiple jobs and a fruitful modeling career. Her career choices helped her make a fair amount of money. Her net worth, however, is kept under tight wraps. But there are speculations about it. Some reports suggest that her net worth lies between $3 and $5 million.
Her celebrity husband, too, enjoys a handsome net worth – a whopping $120 million.
The Couple Owns a Swanky Villa
Both Joe and Jessica did not waste any time upgrading their family. After Joe’s lucrative deal with Spotify of a whopping $100 million, the podcaster and his wife bought an expensive property, spreading through 10,980 square feet in Texas.
The mansion, situated on Lake Austin, cost them $14.4 million, nearly double the price of what the previous owner of the house paid for it. This mansion includes eight bedrooms, a sunroom overlooking their backyard, a gym, and even a bar.
Things You Didn’t Know About Jessica Ditzel
- Many people confuse Jessica Ditzel with Jessica Schimmel. They are two different women with no connection whatsoever.
- Jessica Ditzel is there on social media. Her IG handle is @jessica_rogan. However, she has not made it public.
- His first child, Kajya, followed his dad’s footsteps and works in the music industry.
- Interestingly, Jessica has never appeared in her husband’s Podcast.
Jessica Ditzel is a great believer in having a private life, and despite being in the limelight, her personal life remains low-key. The couple is making the most of every moment of their happy family.