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Revealed: Joe Rogan nets MASSIVE, record-setting paycheck for his podcast

See how many millions Joe Rogan earned off of his podcast - And where he stacks up compared to his competitors!

UFC commentator Joe Rogan is a man of many talents, as he simultaneously works on other projects including his most well-known; His podcast The Joe Rogan Experience. While MMA fans certainly know him more for being one of the best working commentators Rogan is actually more known worldwide for his podcast.

The Joe Rogan Experience began in 2009, started by Rogan and Brian Redban, and hosted a variety of guests. The more known MMA personalities include Georges St-Pierre, Alexander Gustafsson and Kamaru Usman amongst others. However, he has also had guests such as Alex Jones, Bernie SandersElon Musk, Mike Tyson. While critics have fired shots at The Joe Rogan Experience for either how Rogan or his guest have formulated themselves, he’s built up a solid fan base. Along with that comes a substantial profit.


According to Forbes, The Joe Rogan Experience podcast mops the floor with it’s competition, doubling the second most profitable podcast in the world. Per the report, Rogan’s pocdast is downloaded 190 million times per week, in the long run earning him 30 million dollars.

  1. Joe Rogan: “The Joe Rogan Experience” — 30 million USD
  2. Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark: “My Favorite Murder” — 15 million USD
  3. Dave Ramsey: “The Dave Ramsey Show” — 10 million USD
  4. Dax Shephard: “Armchair Expert” — 9 million USD
  5. Bill Simmons: “The Bill Simmons Show” — 7 million USD

Aside from this, he frequently releases clips of his podcast on his Youtube channel, also called The Joe Rogan Experience. These clips are monetised and many go viral, adding even more revenue.

Rogan is expected to work as commentator at this weekend’s UFC 247. UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones battles undefeated phenom Dominick Reyes in the main event, while flyweight queen Valentina Shevchenko makes her third defence against Katlyn Chookagian.

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With roots in muay thai and as an avid combat sports fan, Sebastian Vendel-Martinez grew up while the MMA scene was blossoming in Sweden. He became part of the MMAnytt team in 2012 and has gone on to become one of the most prominent MMA reporters in Scandinavia. Currently he continues to work as a writer, reporter, video producer/editor and head editor for