Jordan Burroughs is an accomplished American professional freestyle wrestler, considered to be one of the greatest freestyle wrestlers of all time.
At the age of 34, he has won multiple World Championships, Pan American Games Gold medals, and an Olympic Gold medal in 2012.
Burroughs attended the University of Nebraska and became a two-time NCAA Division I Wrestling Champion. He currently competes at 79 kilograms and is renowned for his dominance in the sport.
His estimated net worth is $10 million, which he has amassed through his successful wrestling career and various endorsement deals.
About Jordan Burroughs
Born on July 8, 1988, in Camden, New Jersey, U.S., Jordan Ernest Burroughs developed a passion for wrestling from an early age. He started wrestling at just 5 years old, laying the foundation for his future success in the sport.
|Full Name||Jordan Ernest Burroughs|
|Date of Birth||July 8, 1988|
|Birth Place||Camden, New Jersey, U.S.|
|Net Worth||$10 million|
|Spouse||Lauren Mariacher (m. 2013)|
|Height||175 cm (5 ft 9 in)|
|Weight||79 Kilos (174 lb)|
During his time at Winslow Township High School, Burroughs participated in wrestling, football, and running. Eventually, he decided to give up football to concentrate solely on wrestling. His dedication paid off, as he became a three-time district champion and two-time regional champion in high school.
After high school, Burroughs attended the University of Nebraska, where he continued his wrestling journey. As part of the Nebraska Cornhuskers wrestling team, he earned two NCAA Division I Wrestling Champion titles in 2009 and 2011, competing at 157 lb and 165 lb, respectively. In recognition of his exceptional performance, he was awarded the prestigious Dan Hodge Trophy in 2012.
Now 34 years old, Burroughs boasts an impressive wrestling career. He has won six World Championships (nine-time medalist) and currently holds the title of Freestyle Wrestling World Champion at 79 kilos. In addition, he has claimed the World Champion title at 74 kilos four times (in 2011, 2013, 2015, and 2017) and twice at 79 kilos (in 2021 and 2022).
Burroughs’ achievements extend to the international stage as well. He competed in the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, where he won a gold medal at 74 kilos representing the United States. He has also made the US World or Olympic Team on 11 occasions.
Furthermore, Burroughs is a three-time Pan American Games gold medalist (2011, 2015, 2019), five-time Pan American champion (2014, 2016, 2019, 2020, 2022), and four-time US Open national champion (2011, 2013, 2014, and 2017).
Jordan Burroughs’ remarkable career in wrestling, which began in his birthplace of Camden, New Jersey, and continued through his education at the University of Nebraska, has solidified his legacy as one of the sport’s most accomplished athletes.
Jordan Burroughs Net Worth, Salary, and Earnings
As of 2023, the estimated net worth of American freestyle wrestler Jordan Burroughs is $10 million. A six-time World Championship winner and Olympic Gold medalist, Burroughs has amassed a considerable fortune through his successful wrestling career.
In 2018, Burroughs earned an estimated yearly salary of $80,000 to $100,000 as a member of Team U.S. Given his continued success, it is likely that his annual salary has increased substantially since then. Additionally, he received $250,000 in prize money for winning the gold medal at the 2012 London Olympics.
A significant portion of Burroughs’ income comes from endorsements and brand promotions. He has had sponsorship deals with Compound Clothing and Flips-Wrestling, Chobani (America’s leading yogurt brand), and ASICS and RESILITE, both of which are sports equipment manufacturers.
Furthermore, Burroughs has launched his own line of apparel and shoes, JB. The World Champion boasts a following of over 884,000 on his Instagram page, where he promotes his merchandise and engages with his fans. From endorsements alone, it is estimated that he earns around $1 million per year.
Jordan Burroughs’s Girlfriend/Wife
Jordan Burroughs’ wife is named Lauren and the couple got married in 2013. They have four children together named Beacon, Ora, Rise, and Banner. Lauren is a writer and has over 30.5k followers on her Instagram page.
Jordan Burroughs is 35 years old (as of 2023).
Weight and Height
Burroughs currently competes at 79 kilos and is 175 cm (5 ft 9 in) tall.