If you love wrestling, then you have a clue of who Hulk Hogan is. For those who do not know him, Hulk Hogan is a professional actor, retired wrestler, musician, and an entrepreneur. He rose to fame back in the eighty’s due to his wrestling skills. Read on to know more about Hulk Hogan’s net worth, salary, wife, age, and family as of 2019.
Hulk Hogan Career.
Hulk Hogan began his career in wrestling at the age of 16 while in high school. While he pursued his education at the University of South Florida, Hulk gained more interest in the ring to the point of missing his degree. He chose to work full time at a gym owned by wrestlers Jack and Jerry Brisco. These two brothers motivated him to stay for a few months wrestling on small platforms in the southeast. We will reveal Hulk Hogan’s Net Worth soon, continue reading.
Hulk caught the attention of Vincent McMahon, the former owner, and promoter of World Wrestling Federation in 1979. Due to his perfect massive physique, and his resemblance to the comic hero, Incredible Hulk, he joined the WWF with a new identity as Hulk Hogan. In 1980, he had his debut with Andre who has bigger physique than he has but eventually won the match. This made him gain attention from the actor, Sylvester Stallone who cast him in his 1982 movie Rocky III.
In 1984, Hulk Hogan defeated the legend, Iron Sheik, hence receiving WWF championship belt. This made him quickly rise to stardom, and the fans nicknamed him Hulkmania meaning he became legendary. Hulk Hogan became a 12-time world champion six times with WWF and other 6 with the WCW.
By 1985, Hulk gained fame to the point of his image selling a multitude of products. He also began featuring in some films. In 1989, he stared in the movie No Holds Barred. Besides this, Hulk did other films like Mr. Nanny(1993) and Santa with Muscles(1996). He gained tons of money from these films plus the awards he received.
In 1990, Hulk Hogan had some issues with doping making him pause his career in wrestling. After five years, Hogan made a comeback as Hollywood Hogan and still gained the attention of fans. In 2002, he released an autobiography that sold many copies across the US.
To boost the book, Hulk gave television viewers a more in-depth look to his book in the reality series Hogan knows best which premiered in 2005. This show also followed the daily lives of Hogan and his family. That same year, Hulk Hogan was inducted in the World Wrestling Entertainment Hall of Fame.
In January 2008, he appeared as a co-host for the reality competition American Gladiators and the show aired for two seasons. In 2007, Hogan had some legal issues making him transfer all his ventures to his liability company Hogan Holdings Limited. These ventures brought him millions of dollars every year.
Hulk Hogan Net worth 2019: $31 Million.
When it comes to spending his income, Hulk does it at its best. He owns a home in Clearwater beach. The house was built in 2009 and had a value of $1.9 million. He also owned a $6.2 million Belleair mansion which he sold on April 13, 2012. Hulk is a huge fan of cars.
According to sources, he owns 20 cars in his garage. Hulk Hogan’s cars include a yellow Dodge Charger SRT-8, Chevrolet Tahoe a down-to-earth car according to him. This Wrestler and Reality Star also owns some expensive bikes and most of all the Eddie Guerrero’s Low rider, which tops the list. All these luxuries have cost him millions of dollars. Hulk Hogan’s net worth is $31 million.
Hulk Hogan is Married to Wife Jennifer McDaniel Since 2010.
Hulk Hogan is married to Jennifer McDaniel. The two had a successful relationship and got married on December 14, 2010, in Florida. The couple has been in good terms, and no controversies have been raised against them.
Jennifer McDaniel was born on 13 May 1974 in America. She is 18 years younger than Hulk, but her love for him is admirable. In 2012, a sex tape of Hulk and a TV actress hit the internet which raised some issues regarding racism. Jennifer stood with him till the case was done away with.
He got married to his first wife Linda Claridge in December 1983. The couple had two children Brooke and a son Nick. After 14 years of a successful relationship, the two broke up since Hulk was having an affair with another actress. He attempted suicide but Laila Ali, his co-host saved him.
Hulk Hogan Age and Birthdate
WWE superstar Hulk Hogan was born on 11 August 1953 in Augusta, Georgia. He is 65 years old.
Hulk Hogan Wiki-Bio, family
Hulk Hogan was born to Peter Bollea a construction foreman and Ruth V, a dancer and homemaker. As a young boy, he was a pitcher in little league basketball. At the age of 15, Hulk had an injury hence quitting basketball. He, later on, began attending wrestling events where he gained interest in his skills.
In his Instagram page, Hogan has 1.1 million followers whom he interacts with them efficiently.
Real name: Terry Gene Bollea
Birthday: 11 August 1953
Place of birth: Augusta, Georgia
Zodiac sign: Leo
Occupation: Wrestler, TV personality, entrepreneur
Years Active: 1977-2012(musician), 1982-Present(actor)
Net worth: $31 million