Jared Fogle is an American former Subway’s spokesperson. He became the spokesperson of Subway after losing weight by eating sandwiches from Subway. He was in the advertisements of the company from 2000 to 2015. He lost over 200 pounds by eating products from Subway. Fogle was sentenced to prison in 2015 after he was charged with child pornography. He also paid $100,000 to each victim. Keep reading to know more about Jared Fogle’s net worth in 2018.
Jared Fogle Early Life
Jared Scott Fogle was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on August 23, 1977, to his parents Norman Fogle and Adrienne Fogle. He grew up in a Jewish residence. He also had a trip to Israel and converted into a Bar Mitzvah.
He completed his schooling from Indianapolis’s North Central High School in 1995. In 2000, Fogle warned his bachelor’s degree from Indiana University.
In October 2001, he got married to pediatric nurse Elizabeth Christie. They divorced in 2007. In 2010, he got married to a teacher named Kathleen “Katie” McLaughlin. The couple has two children together. He divorced McLaughlin in 2015.
In 2004, he created the non-profit organization called the Jared Foundation. His foundation focused on bringing awareness about childhood obesity by providing educational programs in community organizations, schools, and to parents. His foundation came under scrutiny after its director Russell Taylor got arrested.
In 2007, Fogle came to the attention of the law enforcement. During that time, the FBI had no hard evidence against Fogle and they could not make a case against him. In July 2015, His residence got raided and he got arrested. He pleaded to pay $100 thousand to each victim with a restitution of $1.4 million. He was later sentenced to prison for 15 years and 8 months.
Jared Fogle Career, Awards & Achievement
After completing his graduation, Jared Fogle worked with American Trans Air’s revenue management department. In 1999, he wrote an article in the Indiana Daily Student about his weight loss. Later, he got featured in the article “Stupid Diets … that Work!” on the magazine Men’s Health.
He lost 91 kg (200 pounds) by eating meals by Subway in smaller quantity. The subject was taken by the publicity department of Subway in Chicago. This led him to become popular and subsequently went on to become “the Subway Guy”.
Fogle then went on to appear in numerous advertisements to Subway, and also got many other opportunities. He has also appeared twice in the WWE. He has also appeared on the television show ‘Saturday Night Live’.
As Subway Guy, Jared Fogle has appeared in many films and television shows like ‘Super Size Me’, ‘Jack and Jill’, ‘Sharknado 2: The Second One’, ‘Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!’, and ‘Dr. Phil’.
Awards & Achievements
Jared Fogle has not won an award in his career. One of his biggest career achievements is to be named as “the Subway Guy” and to be the official spokesperson of Subway. He also successfully shed over 200 pounds in a quick time.
Net Worth of Jared Fogle
Jared Fogle’s estimated net worth is more than $15 million as of 2018. This fortune comes by appearing in a number of commercials for Subway. His popularity also made him appear in many television shows and films. From 2000 to 2015, he appeared in many campaigns and commercials of Subway. However, Subway terminated its entire contract after he was charged with child pornography. Not only he was incarcerated but also had to pay $225,000 as fines and an additional restitution charge of $1.4 million.
Jared Fogle was one of the most renowned faces of Subway in the world. He achieved wider fame as the Subway Guy. However, his career and fame got halted after he got convicted of his crimes. He is currently being incarcerated and his earliest release date is 11 July 2029.