Jordan Burroughs is a freestyle wrestler and former folkstyle wrestler from the United States. He currently rides at 79 kilograms and previously 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, as well as an 11-time member of the World or Olympic team of the United States.
|First and last name:||Jordan Burroughs|
|Date of birth:||July 08, 1988|
|Height:||5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m)|
|wedding date:||October 12, 2013|
|Net value||$5 million|
|Birthplace||Camden, New Jersey|
|Education||Winslow Township High School, University of Nebraska|
|Brothers and sisters||Leroy, Jenerra, Princess|
|Children||Beacon, Ora, Rise, Banner|
Jordan Burroughs Biography
Jordan Burroughs was born on July 8, 1988 in Camden, New Jersey, USA, turning 34 in 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 no information is available about their occupations. Likewise, he has three siblings: a brother, Leroy Burroughs, and two sisters, Jenerra and Princess.
Jordan brought a wrestling flyer home from elementary school and became the first member of his family to wrestle at the age of five. He continued his education at Winslow Township High School, where he excelled in three sports: wrestling, American football and running. He also hoped to play wide receiver in the NFL, but dropped out as a freshman to focus on wrestling.
He is an American citizen who practices Christianity and was born with the sign of Cancer.
Jordan Burroughs Education
Jordan Burroughs received his formal education at Winslow Township High School, where he was a three-sport athlete in wrestling, American football, and running. Likewise, as the 52nd-ranked senior in the country, he accepted a scholarship to the University of Nebraska in 2006.
Jordan Burroughs Height, Weight
Jordan Burroughs is 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs 79 kilograms, but his accurate body measurements are unknown. Likewise, Jordan has black hair and brown eyes, but his dress and shoe sizes are not available.
As for his career, Jordan Burroughs made his top-level debut with the US University Nationals in April 2007, finishing second behind Teyon Ware. Burroughs won a gold medal immediately after completing his final NCAA Division I wrestling season in 2011, becoming just the fourth wrestler in history to win both an NCAA Division I title and a world title in the same year.
Burroughs also won a gold medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics. He also won world championship gold medals in 2011, 2013, 2015, and 2017, as well as bronze medals in 2014 and 2018.
In addition, injuries hampered Burroughs’ medal-winning performance in 2013 and 2014. He broke his ankle four weeks before the 2013 tournament, and he competed while wearing five screws and a plate.
On his debut against Medina of Guinea-Augusto-Bissau in 2014, he sprained his medial collateral ligament. Regardless, he continued to compete.
In addition, after his senior year, Burroughs received the Hodge Trophy, which is awarded annually by WIN Magazine to the most dominant college wrestler in the country. Burroughs finished his collegiate career with a 128-20 record, fifth in Nebraska history.
Jordan Burroughs finished ninth at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Unlike previous years, including those in which he was injured, he did not receive a medal this year.
Jordan won his fifth Pan American Championship title on May 8 when he won the competition at the 2022 Pan American Championships. On September 16, Burroughs won his second consecutive World Championship at 79kg and sixth overall at the World Championships in Belgrade.
Jordan Burroughs supports several brands and endorses its products. Asics, Resilite, Bridgestone, Comcast, Ralph Lauren, Athletic Brewing and USA Wrestling are among the sponsors he sees and makes money from.
Jordan Burroughs Awards
Jordan Burroughs is a six-time world champion and nine-time medalist. Likewise, he is a four-time Pan American champion and a three-time gold medalist of the Pan American Games. He is also a four-time US Open National Freestyle Champion. He has also made the United States World of Olympic Team 11 times.
Burroughs, a two-time NCAA Division I folkstyle champion for the Nebraska Cornhuskers, won the Dan Hodge Trophy (equivalent to the Heisman Trophy) in 2012.
Burroughs set an American record with his seventh gold medal at the Olympic and World Championship level after winning gold at the World Wrestling Championships in 2022.
Net Worth of Jordan Burroughs
Jordan Burroughs’ net worth is estimated at around $5 million. In addition, he made most of his money by participating in professional wrestling tournaments.
He also receives compensation from sponsors such as Asics, Resilite, Bridgestone, Comcast, Ralph Lauren, Athletic Brewing and USA Wrestling.
Wife of Jordan Burroughs, marriage
Jordan Burroughs is married to Lauren Mariacher, a journalist. They wed on October 12, 2013. Beacon, Ora, Rise and Banner are the four children of Jordan Burroughs and Lauren Mariacher.