Jordan Burroughs

Jordan Burroughs Age, Net Worth & All Biography - Updated Dec 2022

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Jordan Burroughs is an American freestyle wrestler and former folkstyle wrestler who currently competes at 79 kilograms and previously competed at 74 kilograms. Jordan Burroughs is the reigning and six-time world champion (nine-time medalist), three-time Pan American Games Gold medalist, four-time Pan American champion, and four-time US Open national champion in freestyle, and has made the US World or Olympic Team 11 times.

Early Life and Childhood

Jordan Burroughs was born on July 8, 1988, in Camden, New Jersey, USA, and his age is 34 years old as of the year 2022. His full name is Jordan Ernest Burroughs.

Jordan’s father’s name is Leroy Burroughs and his mother’s name is Janice Burroughs but there is no information about what they do. Similarly, he has three siblings, one brother named Leroy Burroughs and two sisters named Jenerra and Princess.

Jordan brought a wrestling flyer home from elementary school and, at the age of five, became the first member of his family to wrestle. He went on to Winslow Township High School, where he participated in three sports: wrestling, American football, and running. He hoped to play wide receiver in the NFL but dropped out to focus on wrestling as a freshman, weighing 130 pounds.

Jordan is an American by nationality and belongs to the Christianity religion, and his zodiac sign is Cancer.

Education

Talking about Jordan Burroughs’s formal education, he went on to attend Winslow Township High School, where he was a three-sport athlete in wrestling, American football, and running. Similarly, in 2006, he accepted a scholarship to the University of Nebraska as the 52nd-ranked senior in the nation.

Career and Professional Life

Jordan Burroughs made his senior-level debut in April 2007 at the US University Nationals, finishing second to Teyon Ware. Burroughs won a gold medal immediately after finishing his final NCAA Division I wrestling season in 2011, making him only the fourth wrestler in history to win an NCAA Division I title holder and a world title in the same year.

Similarly, Burroughs won a gold medal in the Summer Olympics in 2012. He also won gold medals at the world championships in 2011, 2013, 2015, and 2017, as well as bronze medals in 2014 and 2018.

Furthermore, Burroughs’ medal-winning performances in 2013 and 2014 were complicated by injuries. He broke his ankle four weeks before the tournament in 2013, and he competed with five screws and a plate attached to it.

In 2014, he sprained his medial collateral ligament in his first match against Guinea-Augusto Bissau’s Medina. Despite this, he continued to compete.

Moreover, Burroughs won the Hodge Trophy after his senior year, which is given annually by WIN Magazine to the nation’s most dominant college wrestler. Burroughs finished his collegiate career with an overall record of 128-20, ranking fifth in Nebraska history.

Similarly, Jordan Burroughs finished ninth in the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in 2016. He did not receive a medal this year, in contrast to previous years, including those in which he was injured.

On May 8, Jordan swept the competition at the 2022 Pan American Championships, earning his fifth title. Burroughs won his second straight world championship at 79kg and sixth overall on September 16 at the World Championships in Belgrade.

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Caption: Jordan Burroughs on the game. Source: Instagram

Brand Endorsements

Jordan Burroughs is supporting different brands and endorsing their products. He is seeing sponsoring and making money from sponsors, including – Asics, Resilite, Bridgestone, Comcast, Ralph Lauren, Athletic Brewing, and USA Wrestling.

Awards and Nomination

Jordan Burroughs is the reigning six-time world champion and nine-time medalist. Similarly, he is also a three-time Pan American Games Gold medalist, and a four-time Pan American champion. Furthermore, he is also a four-time US Open national champion in freestyle. Also, he has made the US World or Olympic Team 11 times.

Similarly, Burroughs was a two-time NCAA Division I folkstyle champion for the Nebraska Cornhuskers, earning the Dan Hodge Trophy (equivalent to the Heisman Trophy) in 2012.

After winning gold at the 2022 World Wrestling Championships, Burroughs set an American record with his seventh gold medal at the Olympic and World Championship levels.

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Caption: Jordan Burroughs winning the title. Source: Instagram

Net Worth

Jordan Burroughs has an estimated net worth of around $5 million. In addition, he earned most of his wealth from participating in professional wrestling tournaments.

Similarly, Jordan also makes money from sponsors, including – Asics, Resilite, Bridgestone, Comcast, Ralph Lauren, Athletic Brewing, and USA Wrestling.

Relationship Status

Jordan Burroughs is married to journalist Lauren Mariacher. They tie the knot on October 12, 2013. Jordan Burroughs and Lauren Mariacher have four children, Beacon, Ora, Rise, and Banner.

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Caption: Jordan Burroughs with his wife and children. Source: Instagram

Scandal

Jordan Burroughs hasn’t been associated with any sorts of rumors or controversies that would hamper his career. Also, Jordan avoids the media and avoids engaging in contentious behavior or situations that can damage his reputation.

Body Measurements

Jordan Burroughs stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs 79 kilograms but his exact body measurements are not available.

Similarly, Jordan has black hair and his eyes are brown but his dress size and shoe size are not available.

Social Media

Jordan Burroughs is very popular on social media and his fans love him for the positive influence he has on them. He is very active on Instagram, where he likes to post snaps of his latest photoshoots with his lovely family and pictures of his profession.

Jordan Burroughs has 841k followers on Instagram and owns an account @alliseeisgold. His Twitter handle is @alliseeisgold followed by 255.2k followers. His Facebook account is Jordan Burroughs and has 120k followers.