Many people know Joe Rogan as the voice of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Having joined the promotion in 1997, Rogan has been calling out the fights and is also the post-match interviewer. Along with that Rogan was also running a podcast named The Joe Rogan Experience since 2009 which now has grown to be one of the most popular podcasts.
In the list of the highest earnings podcasters in 2019 released by Forbes, Joe Rogan has easily topped every other in the business. The former UFC color commentator earned whopping $30 million from The Joe Rogan Experience in 2019.
The Joe Rogan Experience has 190 million downloads per month and has two billion views across the YouTube space including 30 million views on his two-and-a-half-hour podcast with Elon Musk.
“My Favorite Murder” with Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark came second banking $15 million with 35 million downloads per month- half the amount Joe Rogan made that year.
Top 5 Highest Earnings Podcasters:
- Joe Rogan: “The Joe Rogan Experience” — $30 million
- Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark: “My Favorite Murder” — $15 million
- Dave Ramsey: “The Dave Ramsey Show” — $10 million
- Dax Shephard: “Armchair Expert” — $9 million
- Bill Simmons: “The Bill Simmons Show” — $7 million