Jordan Burroughs Biography

( 1988 - )
September 8, 2019
First published on:December 10, 2018
by William Olver

Facts of Jordan Burroughs

Date of Birth: 1988, July 8
Age: 31 years old
Birth Name Jordan Ernest Burroughs
Birth Place Sicklerville, New Jersey
Famous Name Jordan Burroughs
Horoscope Cancer
Father Leroy Burroughs
Father Nationality American
Mother Janice Burroughs
Mother Nationality American
Net Worth $4 million
Salary Avg.$90,000
Endorsement earnings Estimated $1 million
Siblings Princess, Jenerra, and Leroy Jr.
Sponsors Asics, Chobani, and Resilite
No. of Twitter Followers 228k
No. of Instagram Followers 483k
Height 5 feet 8 inch (1.73m)
Weight 165 lbs (75kg)
Current team Team USA
Nationality American
Ethnicity African-American
Profession Freestyle Wrestler
Famous for Unique Skills
Came to fame after 2012 London Olympics
Started career as College Wrestling
Currently Working For Team USA
Awards Dan Hodge Trophy winner
University attended University of Nebraska
School attended Winslow Township High School
Currently Married Yes
Married to Lauren Mariacher
Wife profession former sports reporter for The Buffalo news
Wife nationality American
Children Beacon(son) and Ora(daughter)
Religion Christian
Tatto(s) Olympic tattoo on his left shoulder
Rank 1

Jordan Burroughs is an American freestyle and folkstyle wrestler, who represents the Team USA. He has won seven world-level medals including an Olympic Gold Medal and four world gold medals in freestyle wrestling. The former Dan Hodge Trophy winner is one of the most outstanding wrestlers in the world. 

Jordan Burroughs has an estimated net worth of $4 million. In addition, it is estimated that he earns between  $75,000-$110,000, as an annual salary. Burroughs is married to Lauren Mariacher, to whom he has two beautiful children, Beacon and Ora

Jordan Burroughs Early Life

Jordan Ernest Burroughs was born on July 8, 1998, in Sicklerville, New Jersey of United States. Burroughs's parents Leroy and Janice raised him alongside his three older siblings, Princess, Jenerra, and Leroy Jr

At an early age, Burroughs developed a keen interest in wrestling. However, none of his family members are from a sports background. At the age of 5, he began participating in wrestling competitions under the 45 pounds (20 kg) category. 

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Further, Burroughs attended Winslow Township High School, where he won 3 district titles, 2 regional championships, and was a state champion in 2006 at 135 pounds. That same year, he won Senior Nationals. His favorites athletes are Roger Federer, LeBron James, and Serena Williams.

On a list of 100 best Senior wrestlers in the country, Burroughs was ranked No. 52. In 2006, he accepted a scholarship to the University of Nebraska and competed for the Team Nebraska.

Jordan Burroughs Net Worth and Salary

One of the best folkstyle wrestlers in the world, Burroughs has an estimated net worth of $4 million. As of 2018, he currently represents Team USA and roughly earns between $80,000 to $110,000 as a yearly salary. 

Apart from the average salary and bonuses, wrestlers also get paid according to their performance in the tournament. In 2012, Burroughs received exactly $250,000 for winning a freestyle wrestling gold medal at the London Games.

Burroughs's net worth also includes a stunning Audi A6 car which costs around $50,000.

Endorsement Earnings

Burroughs also makes money from his multiple partnerships and endorsements deals. In 2013, he had an exclusive endorsement deal with the renown companies like Compound Clothing and Flips-Wrestling. 

Burroughs also has a sponsorship deal with America's no.1 yogurt brand called Chobani along with Sports equipment company called ASICS and RESILITE. With Asics, Burroughs self-designs his own shoes.

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However, there isn't any detail information about the amount he makes from the collage of these companies. By assumption, it can be said that he might earn between $80k-$1 million from his endorsements.

Jordan Burroughs Professional Career

Jordan Burroughs expanded his wrestling career, while he was at the University of Nebraska. He began wrestling at the age of 5. In 2011, Burroughs was awarded Dan Hodge Trophy for being the most outstanding folkstyle wrestler in college wrestling.

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He won his first Olympic gold medal at the 2012 Olympic Games in London at the 74-kilogram weight class.  

Career Highlights

Medals Title
  • 2011 Istanbul World Championships
  • 2011 Guadalajara Pan American Games
  • 2012 London Olympic Games
  • 2013 Budapest World Championships
  • 2014 Mexico City Pan American Championships
  • 2015 Toronto Pan American Games
  • 2015 Las Vegas World Championships
  • 2016 Frisco Pan American Championship 
  • 2017 Paris World Championships
  • 2014 Tashkent World Championships
  • 2018 Budapest World Championships 

During his wrestling career at the University of Nebraska, Burroughs was a three-time All-American, winning two NCAA titles.  In 2016, Burroughs was at the ninth position at the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro

Jordan Burroughs Personal Life

Regarding personal life of Burroughs, he is currently 30 years old. His star sign is Cancer. Burroughs follows Christianity. He enjoys spending time with families, playing video games and reading books.

The athletic star stands at 5 feet 8 inch (1.72 m) in height and weighs around 165 lbs (75 kg). Burroughs is also known for his well-built body. About his relationship, Burroughs has been married to the beautiful Lauren Mariacher since October 12, 2013.

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The couple first met each other in the 2011 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), where Mariacher first approached the handsome wrestler.

As per media reports, she was very impressed with Burroughs's skills and confidence. Later, they began dating each other. Finally, the couple married each other in 2013 at the location Buffalo New York.

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On July 19, 2014, their first son Beacon was born, while on June 11, 2016, their second daughter Ora was born.

Besides being the famous freestyle wrestler in the world, it seems that Burroughs is also quite popular on Social Media. He has 483k followers on Instagram and 228k followers on Twitter. His facebook profile has been followed by more than 150k people.

Jordan Burroughs Facts

Some of the facts of Jordan Burroughs are:

  • Date of Birth: July 8, 1998
  • Birthplace: Sicklerville, New Jersey
  • Star sign: Cancer
  • Height: 5 feet 8 inch (1.72m)
  • Weight: 75 kg (165 lbs)
  • Net Worth: $4 million
  • Burroughs has a Bachelors Degree in Sociology
  • Burroughs extremely likes to play football and video games

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