Joe Rogan is one of the most prominent UFC color commentators of our times. The 55-year-old presenter is also known for his acting, comedy, and podcast skills, as well as for making controversial statements.
Apart from his career and opinions, there is one more thing that Rogan generally makes headlines for his height! In the last few years, there has been a lot of debate regarding how tall the commentator really is, after different sources mentioned his height differently. Well, we are here to settle the debate once and for all.
How Tall is Joe Rogan?
Joe Rogan claims his height to be 5’8″. However, some people who have met the commentator claimed that he is taller than 5’3″, but definitely shorter than 5’5″. At one point, Google mentioned that Rogan is 5’7″ tall, which has now been changed to 5’8″.
The whole debate over his height started in 2015, when Wikipedia stated his height to be 5 ft. The screenshot of the page was shared by a user on Twitter and went viral on social media, with people commenting that Rogan looked much taller on screen.
— cody (@codymfhurst) February 21, 2015
At the time, the commentator had to clear the air himself. He replied to the user who had posted the screenshot and wrote, “It’s people being changing wikipedia because we were joking around about it. I’m short, but not that short 5’8″.”
The Confusion Over Rogan’s Height Sparked Again in 2021
In June 2021, a skywriter wrote a message over the city of Los Angeles that read, “Joe Rogan is literally 5’3″. The message was reportedly a part of a proposal, as it was followed up by, “Will You Marry Me?” Someone apparently paid $17,500 to Skytypers, a skywriting company, to display 10 messages on the sky that day.
The message made Rogan’s height a trending topic again, with many users debating how tall he actually was. Meanwhile, two contestants from Fear Factor, the show he had hosted from 2001 to 2005, also expressed their opinion on the debate.
“You know, I always thought that Joe looked great on TV. When I saw him in person, the only thing I could say was that he was a lot shorter than I had imagined….He is so short. I’m 5’10” and I towered over him,” said a contestant.
Joe Rogan’s Height Compared to National Average
As per Joe Rogan, he is 5’8’” tall, which is just an inch shorter than the national average. The average height of men in the United States is estimated to be 5’9″. While the global average height of men stands at 5’6″.
New Jersey, the state Rogan comes from, currently has a mean height of 5’10” for men, which is greater than both the commentator’s height and the national average. Meanwhile, as of 2022, the tallest men in the country reside in Alabama, Iowa, Kentucky, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, West Virginia, and Wyoming.
Well, now you know all about Joe Rogan’s height and the reasons behind all the confusion over it. Keep watching this space for more news and updates from the entertainment world.