Jared Fogle was born on the 1st of December 1977. He was born to Adrienne and Norman Fogle in Indianapolis, Indiana. The former Subway spokesperson was raised in a Jewish home, on Jewish principles.
He graduated from North Central High School, in 1995, and later in 2000, Fogle graduated from Indiana University and then went on to work for American Trans Air in the revenue management department.
He had his Bar Mitzvah while on a trip to Israel. He was later confirmed by his Conservative-Reconstructionist synagogue.
Jared Fogle rose to prominence for his significant weight loss, attributed to eating Subway sandwiches. His weight loss diet is what has been bringing him a lot of fortunes while he’s also made a name for himself through several advertising campaigns for Subway.
Having lost his weight of 245 pounds in a year, Jared had weighed 423 pounds in 1998 and consumed 10,000 calories per day while at Indiana University. After finding out about Subway subs, he developed his own diet and weighed 180 pounds the next year. His friend took the story to national media and he soon got contracts to work for the weight loss campaign in the United States.
Fogle has also been featured in several magazines, once in Men’s Health article ‘Stupid Diets…that Work!’. His got a highlight in his life for being able to reduce his weight by eating obese food and not dieting or exercising. Fogle, as a motivational speaker, gives regular talks on fitness and healthy eating. Having appeared in over 300 commercials so far, he’s taken Subway’s attributes in sales to an increase of three times in a decade.
Fogle also ran his own foundation that works on awareness campaigns about childhood obesity. Making his fortunes through the weight loss programs, he earns $5000-$10000 per appearance as a motivational speaker and features on several speech titles ‘The New You’, ‘The Saga of the Subway Guy’, to name a few.
Before his arrest, he lived a lavish life in his Indiana home which is assessed at $536,000. He also has a home in Austin Oaks which he bought for $570,000.
The former Subway spokesman has been married twice. He married Elizabeth Christie in 2001, but the couple divorced in 2007 and he’s currently married to Katie McLaughlin, a teacher.
Jared Fogle is the father of two kids – Quinn Fogle, Brady Fogle.
Fogle’s house in Zionsville is one of the most infamous properties in Indianapolis. The 6,175 square foot home has four bedrooms and six bathrooms and its value is placed at nearly $600,000.
Fogle became a part of a child pornography accusation and several investigations were filed against him in 2015.
His child pornography interests began drawing the attention of law enforcement as far back as 2008 when a reporter – Rochelle Herman Walron – reported to the Florida police that Fogle had made lewd comments to her about middle school girls at a school event.
After the police, she took her reports to the FBI where they asked her to wear a wiretap during her conversation with Fogle. She would spend the next four years befriending Fogle and gathering evidence against him.
Together with the investigation against Rusell Taylor, the authorities had enough to conduct a raid on Fogle’s residence on the 7th of July 2015. Russell Taylor was the former director of Jared Fogle’s charitable foundation aimed at combating childhood obesity.
During the course of the investigation, more incriminating evidence mounted against Jared Fogle leading him to take a plea deal. After his arrest, Subway removed all of Fogle’s name and images from the website, before publicly announcing that they had decided to end their business relationship with him.
On the 19th of August, 2015, Jared Fogle pled guilty to one count of distribution and receipt of child pornography and one count of traveling to engage in illicit sexual conduct with a minor. Fogle agreed to pay restitution as well: $100,000 to each victim, which led to a total of $1.4 million.
Jared Fogle arrived at the Henderson County, Kentucky Detention Center on the 21st of November 2015 where he was held temporarily before being transferred to the Federal Transfer Center, Oklahoma City, on December 15, 2015. On the 18th of December, he was transferred again to FCI Englewood.
His earliest possible release date is stated to be on the 11th of July, 2029.
Quick Facts about Jared Fogle
Full Name: Jared S. Fogle
Profession: Television personality, Motivational Speaker
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight: 190 lb (86 kg)
Date of Birth: December 1, 1977
Place of Birth: Indianapolis, USA
Marital Status: Married (Katie McLaughlin)
Jared Fogle Assets: $15 million