Joe Rogan is an American entertainer, stand-up comedian former commentator for the Ultimate Fighting Championship and a renowned podcaster.
At a young age, Rogan was also a martial artist and often competed professionally in that capacity. According to his website, pursued his interest in the art form at the age of 13 and secured a black belt for himself in just two years.
"By the age of 19, Rogan won the US Open Tae Kwon Do Championship and as lightweight champion went on to beat both the middle and heavyweight title-holders to obtain the Grand Championship", his website says.
In his entertainment career, Rogan hosted the reality television show 'Fear Factor in 2011 after previously being engaged with NBC between 2001 and 2006. He has also been a part of Hollywood projects 'Here Comes The Boom' and 'Zookeeper'.
The sportsperson turned comedian, who is 54 years old, is believed to have a net worth of more than $100 million, according to media reports. He also had a Netflix special in 2018.
One of the most well-known projects that Rogan has been engaged with is his own podcast called 'The Joe Rogan Experience', which launched in 2009.
Multiple renowned personalities have appeared on the podcast hosted by Rogan. These included Neil DeGrasse Tyson, Jay Leno and cyclist Lance Armstrong. However, the appearance of Tesla and SpaceX owner Elon Musk has been one of the most famous.
Rogan also made headlines earlier this year after he dismissed the COVID-19 vaccinations in the United States. On one of his podcast episodes, he said, "If you’re like 21 years old and you say to me, ‘Should I get vaccinated?’ I’ll go, ‘No'. If you’re a healthy person and you’re exercising all the time and you’re young and you’re eating well, I don’t think you need to worry about this", according to reports from Politico.
On Wednesday, Rogan released a video on his social media accounts saying that he has tested positive for COVID-19 after returning from a series of shows organised in the state of Florida.