Hulk Hogan is a former wrestler who also has forged a highly successful path as an actor, entrepreneur, and musician. He gained huge attention after signing for World Wrestling Federation (now WWE) and won the WWF Championship five times. IGN also distinguished Hogan as "the most recognized wrestling star worldwide and the most popular wrestler of the 1980s." Besides, Hulk is likewise an established actors who is notable for his work inNo Holds Barred and Suburban Commando and Mr. Nanny. Furthermore, he was a frontman of The Wrestling Boot Band.
The American actor, Hulk Hogan was born on August 11, 1953, in Augusta, Georgia, United States. He was born to father Pietro “Peter” Bollea, a foreman and mother Ruth V. Moody, a dance teacher and homemaker.
He belongs to American nationality and the descendant of French, Scottish, Italian and Panamanian. His birth sign is Leo. His family moved to Port Tampa, Florida when he was one and a half years old. He played baseball in childhood however quit playing due to injury.
Hogan was interested in wrestling after quitting baseball and fancied Billy Graham, a retired wrestler. In addition, he was also a singer and guitarist and formed a band named Ruckus in 1976. As for education, Hulk attended Hillsborough Community College. He also joined the University of South Florida however dropped out in the middle.
The American actor has 3 tattoos in different parts of his body. He inked the phrase “I am, that I am” on his right forearm. Similarly, he tattooed “IMMORTAL” at his back and inked the word “awareness” on his right wrist.
Hulk married Jennifer McDaniel in Clearwater, Florida on December 14, 2010. The pair are living happy and sound marital life without any contradictions.
He was previously married to former female wrestler Linda Claridge in 1983, however, the relationship did not last long until they separated after 26 years of marriage in 2009. They are the parents of Brooke Hogan and Nick Hogan.
Hulk Hogan has an estimated net worth of $25 million as of 2020, similar to Canadian actor Sebastian Pigott. The main source of his earnings is his work in movies, music and the performance in WWE, WWF, and other pro-wrestling shows.
In 2016, the former wrestler received $115 million after winning his lawsuit against Gawker. In 2003, Hogan was paid $150k. In 1990, he received $1 million from WrestleMania VI.
With over 28 films and several other income sources, accumulating over tens of millions, he has always lived a lavish life and enjoys his life to the full.
Hulk has a 8,820 square feet house in Clearwater Beach worth $3.3 million.
Hogan started his wrestling career from World Wrestling Federation (WWF). He signed a contract with Vincent James McMahon, WWF executive, and majority shareholder, in 1979. Vincent loved his muscular figure and asked him to dye his hair red.
His first match was against Harry Valdez, defeating the opponent in November 2017. He continued to appear in WWF for 11 years, wrestled against Andre the Giant, Bob Buckland, and many others.
Moreover, he appeared in New Japan Pro-Wrestling in 1980 with the new stage name Ichiban. He toured around different wrestling organizations such as World Championship Wrestling, World Wrestling Entertainment fighting against several opponents such as Abdullah the Butcher, Dwayne Johnson “The Rock” and Tatsumi Fujinami for more than 35 years.
One of his popular opening songs is Real American which is played when he appears on the wrestling stage.
In addition, the American actor made his film debut from Rocky III in 1982 as Thunderlips. He also appeared in several other films and TV series such as Bimini Code (1983), Thunder in Paradise (1993-1994), Spy Hard (1996), Little Hercules (2009) and The ‘80s Called (2014).
Hulk Hogan is a former American actor, musician, wrestler, and entrepreneur.
Ruth V. Moody is his mom.
Hulk Hogan is 66 years old.
He is 6 feet 4 inches or 1.93 meters tall.
His net worth is about $25 million as of 2020.
He celebrates his birthday on August 11.