UFC commentator Joe Rogan earned $100 million from the Spotify licensing deal he signed for his podcast The Joe Rogan Experience as per the reports of Wall Street Journal. However, the full details of the deal were not revealed.
Joe Rogan earning huge from his podcast
Through that enormous sum, Rogan could possibly earn $75,000 per episode. That’s if he records at least three to five episodes a week. The JRE podcast was launched on December 24, 2009, by UFC color commentator Joe Rogan and comedian Brian Red. It became one of the world’s most popular podcasts by 2015. Khabib Calls Out Fighter For Gaining Weight
The podcast has been receiving millions of views per episode for a while now. The 54-year-old is known for putting his guests at ease and getting them to speak frankly on his podcast. The podcast has featured a series of guests and some of the most prominent names, including Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, Sen. Bernie Sanders and actor Robert Downey Jr.
Rogan had previously announced last year that his decision to move his podcast exclusively to Spotify. The UFC color commentator signed a multi-year deal with the Swedish company. Rogan still has full ownership and editorial authority of the podcast.