Jessica Ditzel (or Jessica Rogan as some call her) is Joe Rogan’s wife but there are many interesting facts about her that we will be revealing in this article. Look out for facts about her before she became Joe Rogan’s wife and after she became Jessica Rogan.
Also, we will answer questions about her and Joe Rogan kids and their family. You may have also wondered about who Kayja Rose is and her relationship with both Jessica Ditzel and Joe Rogan, we would clear up the confusion here.
To make it easier for you to find, we summarised the top facts and answers to the most popular questions about Ditzel in the section below.
Top 10 Jessica Ditzel (Jessica Rogan) facts
- Jessica Ditzel (Jessica Rogan) was born on 18 July 1975 to Jeff Conrad Ditzel, a famous musician and a member of Ditch Pickles. She will turn 46 years old on her 2021 birthday.
- She graduated from Doherty High School, Colorado Springs, Colorado and later obtained a bachelor’s degree from the California State University.
- After university, she worked as a cocktail waitress in different bars in the US. In 2010, Ditzel worked for M Model Management and a Korean brand known as Wholesome. She also had brief stints as an account executive at Robert Half Technology firm, California, a management assistant for “Rent A Car” Company and a product analyst at Volvo Motorsports.
- According to several sources, Ditzel is 5 feet 6 inches or 173 centimetres tall. She has hazel coloured eyes and while she had black hair growing up, it has since turned golden brown with age.
- Before she became Joe Rogan’s wife, she had been in a relationship with the late Kevin Connor, the lead singer for H-Town band, and who used the moniker Dino. They welcomed a child together in 1996 named Kayja Rose.
- Kevin Connor died in a car crash in 2003 by which time he was no longer with Jessica. He and his new partner Teshya Rae died together.
- Joe Rogan married Jessica Ditzel in 2009 and she officially became Jessica Rogan. Rogan also adopted Kayja Rose as his daughter.
- Kayja Rose followed her late biological father’s example to chart a career in the music industry. She released her first project in 2017, a five-track R&B EP titled Tipsy. She has followed the project up with several singles such as “Mental,” “Submission,” “Reborn,” “Selfish,” and more on her SoundCloud account.
- Jessica Ditzel and Joe Rogan have biological daughters, Lola Rogan (born in 2009) and Rosy Rogan (born in 2010).
- There has been some confusion between the identity of Jessica Ditzel and Jessica Schimmel. While Ditzel, also known as Jessica Rogan, was a former model, she is an entirely different person from Jessica Schimmel, who is a TV presenter.
Jessica Ditzel (Jessica Rogan): Early life and education
While she is now officially known as Jessica Rogan, she was born as Jessica Ditzel on 18 July 1975. Her father is a famous musician named Jeff Conrad Ditzel and he was a member of Ditch Pickles, a local band that was relatively popular in Minneapolis, US. We do not have any verified information about her mother.
Her family was living in Sugar Land, Texas when she was born but they later moved to Huston. At the time, Jessica was about 13 years old. Jessica has an older sister named Trinity Carver-Ditzel, who is two years older than she is.
In 1993, Jessica who later became Joe Rogan’s wife graduated from Doherty High School in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Coincidentally, the high school, popularly referred to as DHS, was founded the year Ditzel was born. Sportsmen Adam Goucher, Lamarr Houston and Mark Huismann are all notable alumni of the school.
After graduating from DHS, Ditzel went on to pursue a bachelor’s degree. She left her hometown and moved to California when she got admission to the mammoth California State University. This public university system has 23 campuses and eight off-campus centres as well.
The university has several popular alumni including the famous Jessica Schimmel, who many mistake Jessica Ditzel for.
Is Jessica Schimmel the same person as Jessica Ditzel?
No, Jessica Ditzel is only also known as Jessica Rogan and she is an entirely different person from Jessica Schimmel.
According to her IMDb profile, Jessica Schimmel is a TV producer with notable work on The Simpsons (1989), Hollywood and Divine: Beauty Secrets Revealed (2005) and Howard Stern on Demand (2005).
Thus, while they share a similar first name and even a common alma mater, Jessica Ditzel (Jessica Rogan) is not the same person as Jessica Schimmel.
Jessica Ditzel (Jessica Rogan) professional career
After graduating from school, she first found work as a cocktail waitress in different bars in the US. During this time, she also started auditioning for modelling. Following several years of trying, she started to get modelling gigs. Notably, around 2010, Ditzel worked for M Model Management and a Korean brand known as Wholesome.
Besides modelling, Ditzel also had a brief stint at Robert Half Technology firm, based in California as an account executive. She was also a management assistant for “Rent A Car” company. In 2013, she landed a job as a product analyst at Volvo Motorsports.
However, professionally, Jessica Ditzel is most notably known as a model. Her impressive build and appealing physical appearance gave her an edge.
Jessica Ditzel (Jessica Rogan) physical features
What is Jessica Ditzel’s height?
How tall is Jessica Ditzel? Well, according to several sources, her height is 5 feet 6 inches or 173 centimetres. This is about the average height of many models in the US at their prime.
What is Jessica Ditzel’s hair colour?
The former model grew up with black hair. However, over many years, her hair started turning to golden brown in some spots. Additionally, she has hazel coloured eyes and an overall slim build.
Jessica Ditzel (Jessica Rogan) Wiki personal life
Before she became Joe Rogan’s wife, Jessica Ditzel used to live a very low-profile life. She used to be Kevin Connor’s partner in the 1990s.
Kevin Connor partner
Jessica Ditzel was in a relationship with an R&B singer named Kevin Connor around the 1990s. Kevin Connor had been the lead singer for H-Town band and used the moniker, Dino. H-Town became popular in the early ‘90s with their debut album, “Fever for Da Flavor”. The album produced a big single titled “Knockin’ the Boots.”
In 1996, she and Connor welcomed a daughter named Kayja Rose. By the time Kevin Connor died in a car crash in 2003, he was no longer with Jessica. Kevin Connor had died with his new partner Teshya Rae.
Joe Rogan wife
In 2001, Joe Rogan met Jessica Ditzel while she was working as a waitress at a bar. The two started dating shortly after their first meeting. However, during this time, their relationship was not public knowledge.
Joe Rogan Wiki facts
Joe Rogan (full name, Joseph James Rogan) is an American comedian, podcast host, and mixed martial arts colour commentator. He started as a stand-up comedian in 1988 and made a name for himself as a “blue comedian” at bachelor parties and strip clubs.
However, in 1994, Joe Rogan got his first national television spot on the MTV comedy show “Half-Hour Comedy Hour”. He later signed a deal with Disney to get an acting role on a sitcom titled “Hardball” and starred in NBC sitcom “NewsRadio”.
Joe Rogan has been praised as the “master of rebranding” because of his ability to switch careers quickly. In 1997, he started working as backstage and post-fight interviewer for the mixed martial arts promotion Ultimate Fighting Championship. Then, he became a colour commentator for UFC mixed martial arts.
He was also the host of Fear Factor and starred in movies such as Zookeeper and Here Comes the Boom. According to Joe Rogan Wiki information, he launched a free podcast with his friend and fellow comedian Brian Redban in 2009.
Joe Rogan and Jessica Ditzel announced their engagement in 2008. She became Joe Rogan’s wife after they got married in 2009.
Jessica Ditzel and Joe Rogan kids
The former model shares three kids with Joe Rogan as of 2021. Only two of Joe Rogan kids are his biologically while he adopted one of them. The names of Joe Rogan kids are Rosy, Lola and Kayja. We take a brief look at some of the things we know about Jessica Ditzel and Joe Rogan children below.
Joe Rogan daughter – Kayja Rose
As we previously mentioned, while Kayja Rose is Joe Rogan daughter, she is not his biological child. Jessica Ditzel had given birth to her with her former partner in 1996. However, Rogan officially adopted her when he married Jessica in 2009.
There are speculations around which last name Kayja Rose uses on official documents. This is because while she has been adopted as Joe Rogan daughter, her Instagram posts are filled with throwback pictures of her biological father, Kevin Connor.
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Kayja Rose also followed in her late father’s example to pursue a career in music. She had started posting videos of herself singing around 2013. Rose took things a notch higher when she released her first project in 2017, a five-track R&B EP titled Tipsy.
To prove that this is not a one-off thing, Kayja Rose followed the project up with several singles such as “Mental,” “Submission,” “Reborn,” “Selfish,” and more, on her SoundCloud account. She is active on Instagram with the handle @ggoldencurls (Kayja Rose) and she has 18.9K followers as of February 2021.
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It is also worth noting that Joe Rogan has been very supportive of Kayja’s singing career. He once announced her music to his millions of listeners, which certainly sparked curiosity. While she is not the only Joe Rogan daughter, Kayja Rogan certainly is the most popular one.
Joe Rogan daughter – Lola Rogan
In 2009, Jessica Ditzel gave birth to Lola Rogan the same year she became Joe Rogan’s wife. Lola is about 12 years old this year and she is not yet active on social media. Not much is known about her publicly.
Joe Rogan daughter – Rosy Rogan
Jessica Ditzel and Joe Rogan welcomed Rosy Rogan in 2010 as their last and third daughter. Rosy turned 10 in 2020 and will be turning 11 this year.
Joe Rogan’s family is usually out of the spotlight, although there are rare sightings of them in public. Below is a picture of Joe Rogan family showing Joe Rogan, wife and kids.
Joe Rogan family
Jessica Ditzel is currently the matriarch of the Joe Rogan family as far as we can tell. Joe Rogan family lived in Boulder, Colorado, before moving to the podcaster’s former house in Bell Canyon, California. Later, the Joe Rogan family bought a new house in 2018 for about $5 million and moved.
As of 2021, Joe Rogan wife and kids live in a $14 million house in Lake Austin, Texas. There are curious inquiries online such as “Where does Joe Rogan live?”
Joe Rogan lives with his family in Texas unless he is out of town for work.
Jessica Ditzel family life
Despite being married for over 11 years to Joe Rogan, the former model is still widely known as Jessica Ditzel. However, some prefer to refer to her as either Jessica Ditzel Rogan or Jessica Rogan. Nevertheless, she maintains strong ties with her daughters.
Her pre-teen daughters are usually spotted with her in public and her first daughter, Kayja Rose Instagram is littered with pictures of her captioned with heartwarming captions.
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Jessica Ditzel herself has a private Instagram account with the handle @jessica_rogan (Jessica Rogan) and she has only 151 followers.