Who is Jared Fogle and what is his net worth 2018? Jared Fogle is a former spokesperson for ‘Subway’. He has been popularly referred as ‘the Subway Guy’. He was made the spokesperson of the company after his significant weight loss by eating Subway sandwiches. From 2005 to 2015, he has served in the advertising campaigns of Subway. He was being held for paid sex with minors and also for possessing child pornography. In August 2015, he was found guilty on the charges and was sentenced to federal prison for 15 years and 8 months. This also included a minimum of 13 years of imprisonment before getting eligible for release.
Jared Scott Fogle was born on August 23, 1977, in Indianapolis, Indiana. He was born to parents Adrienne Fogle and Norman Fogle. His mother is a teacher and his father is a doctor. Fogle is a Jewish and became a bar mitzvah in Israel. He went to North Central high school and completed his graduation in 1995. Later, he attended Indiana University and completed his degree in 2000. After completing his college, he briefly worked in American Trans Air in the revenue management department.
In October 2001, Jared Fogle was married to Elizabeth Christie. Four years later the couple got separated. In August 2010, he was married to Kathleen “Katie” McLaughlin. They have two children together including a son and a daughter. The couple divorced in 2016.
In 1999, an article was published about Jared Fogle in the ‘Indiana Daily Student’ about his weight loss. He gained considerable media attention and was featured in the article of ‘Men’s Health’. He changed his eating habits and switched to eating at Subway. In his diet regime, he used to eat smaller portions of high-calorie condiments like mayonnaise.
This led him lost over 200 pounds and his story was taken by the advertising agency of Subway. In January 2000, he appeared in the first advertising campaign of the subway. In 2002, he became the subject of ‘South Park’s’ episode called “Jared Has Aides”.
In 2008, a campaign called “Tour de Pants” was celebrated by Subway for Fogle’s weight loss. In 2009 and 2011, he also appeared in the WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment). He has filmed above 300 commercials for Subway by 2013. The company’s revenue tripled from 1998 to 2011. He has also made appearances in the movies ‘Sharknado’, ‘Sharknado 2: The Second One’, and ‘Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!’ His role was removed in the third installment of the movie after he was arrested.
In 2004, he formed ‘Jared Foundation’. It is a nonprofit organisation which raises awareness about juvenile obesity. In 2015, the director of Jared Foundation, Russell Taylor was arrested on charges of child pornography. In July 2015, the FBI raided the residence of Fogle in Zionsville, Indiana. Following this, subway removed Fogle from all its campaign. He was sentenced to the imprisonment of 15 years and 8 months and also fined $225,000 and an extra $1.4 million as restitution.
By losing over 200 pounds, Jared Fogle has been named as ‘the Subway Guy’.
Net Worth of Jared Fogle
Jared Fogle landed from a ‘nobody’ to a star after losing his weight by eating foods from Subway. He lost over 91 kilos and appeared in several campaigns for the company. Jared Fogle’s net worth is an estimated $15 million. He has also appeared in many films in his career and has also appeared in the ‘Saturday Night Live’.
Although he got considerable success by associating himself with Subway, by running child pornography he lost all his fame. He was convicted of several crimes in relation to child pornography and agreed to pay $100,000 to each victim. He has been charged for paying to engage in sexual acts.
Jared Folge and Russell Taylor have been involved in child sex tapes involving children as young as six years old. In the meantime, Subway severed all the ties with Fogle and was announced via Twitter. He has been registered as a ‘sex offender’ and has been incarcerated in FCI Englewood in Colorado. The earliest possible date for his release is July 11, 2029. In 2016, he assaulted by inmate Steven Nigg.