Jordan Burroughs Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 26 Oct, 2016
Facts of Jordan Burroughs
Date of Birth: 1988 , July-8
Age: 33 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Name Jordan Burroughs
Birth Name Jordan Burroughs
Father Leroy Burroughs
Mother Janice Burroughs
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Camden, New Jersey
Ethnicity Black
Profession Olympic athlete
Net Worth Unknown
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Black
Weight in KG 163 lb (74 kg)
Famous for Freestyle Wrestling
Married Yes
Married to Lauren Mariacher (m. 2013)
Children N/A
Divorce N/A
Education University of Nebraska–Lincoln (2006–2011), Winslow Township High School
Awards Wrestling at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Men's freestyle 74 kg
Sisters Jenerra Burroughs ,Princess Burroughs
Siblings Leroy Burroughs
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Jordan Burroughs is an Olympic Champion of America as well as of the world in the fraternity of freestyle wrestling.


Jordan Burroughs is a World Champion in freestyle wrestling. At the age of 28, his career has become so successful that he is one of the most searched Olympic celebrities. He is of American nationality.

Early Life

He was born on the 8th of July, 1988 and is still actively involved in freestyle wrestling and has been a majorly searched member of the 2016 Olympics. He started wrestling at the mere age of five according to him and this is why he has been so successful in his career as a wrestler. 

Jordan Burroughs is of American nationality and was born in Camden, New Jersey. He wrestled for the Winslow Township High School and this is where he studied. He was a state champion and a senior national champion there. He was also enrolled at the University of Nebraska and was involved avidly in wrestling there too.


Jordan Burroughs qualified for the NCAA tournament first after which he moved up to the junior season. He became an undefeated national champion soon and has been holding the position even to this day. He stopped wrestling for a year in between as he suffered an injury that led him to move out of the games for a short while. He has since been holding up the record for the undefeated champion ever since. He has been a Gold Medal holder in the Olympics and is the world champion as well as the world champion in freestyle wrestling.

Personal Life

Jordan Burroughs is a Christian and follows his faith avidly. He has been married since 2013. He was never been associated with anyone from the journalism or the sports sector but has been married to a normal girl outside the fraternity.

Jordan Burroughs married in the year 2013 on the 12th of October. He has been married to the beautiful Lauren Mariacher. The couple has been together and has no problem between them as of now. They have a son together. Their son is named Beacon Burroughs and he was born on the 19th of July, 2014. Their second child is a daughter named Ora and she was born on the 11th of June, 2016.

Net Worth and Measurements

Jordan Burroughs is a highly experienced and skilled Olympic Champion who earns a huge amount of money. His net worth must surely be in the regime of millions but the actual amount has not been known to his fans.

Jordan Burroughs’s height is 5 feet and 8 inches and his weight is 74 kilograms.