Hulk Hogan Net Worth, How did the professional wrestler and actor attain such wealth? Find out more interesting facts about Hulk Hogan Net Worth, his life and career.
About Hulk Hogan
He is one of the most recognized names in wrestling, a twelve-time world champion, a six-time WWF Champion, and a six-time WCW World Heavyweight Champion. Hulk Hogan also has a notable acting career, with movies such as Mr. Nanny.
As of today, Hulk Hogan Net Worth is $25 Million. Continue reading to find out more about Hulk Hogan Net Worth.
|Full Name:||Terry Eugene Bolla|
|Date of Birth:||August 11, 1953|
|Net Worth:||$25 Million|
Hulk Hogan Early Life and Career
Terry Eugene Bolla popularly known as Hulk Hogan was born on the 11th of August, 1953 in Augusta, Georgia. His family moved to Port Tampa, Florida, where he became involved in baseball.
Sadly, an injury ended his baseball career, but not before he caught the attention of scouts from the New York Yankees and Cincinnati Reds. At age 16, Hulk Hogan began watching pro wrestling and looked up to Dusty Rhodes.
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He dropped out of college to play bass for the band Ruckus, which became popular in the Tampa Bay region. However, his band played in several bars, and his size caught the attention of Jack and Gerald Brisco, brothers who wrestled together.
Jack and Gerald Brisco asked a trainer for Championship Wrestling from Florida to train Hulk Hogan. He began wrestling under the persona of ‘The Super Destroyer’ before leaving the CWF. Hulk Hogan then went on to wrestle in a duo called Terry and Ed Boulder.
Vincent McMahon, the owner of the WWIF, noticed Hogan’s talent in 1979. At this time, Hogan was still wrestling under his name of Bollea, but due to his size, he gained the name ‘Hulk’.
Hogan’s debut match was against Andre the Giant, which he won and the match made his name known throughout the wrestling community and with fans worldwide.
Hulk Hogan won his first WWF championship belt in 1984 after his win against the Iron Sheik. He quickly rose to superstardom and boosted wrestling’s popularity among the public.
However, his acting career started in 1982 with a role in Rocky III, and then followed with movies such as Super Nanny. Hogan’s career was terminated in the early 90s when he admitted to drug abuse.
Hulk Hogan made a comeback in 1996 and reinvented himself as ‘Hollywood Hogan’. He became part of a team with Kevin Nash and Scott Hall, returning to his former success. He created a show called Hogan Knows Best in 2005 following the life of him and family.
Highlights of Hulk Hogan Career:
The comeback of the Year: 1994, 2002
Inspirational Wrestler of the Year: 1983, 1999
Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum: 2003
WCW World Heavyweight Championship (6 times)
WWE Hall of Fame: 2005
Wrestling Observer Newsletter Hall of Fame: 1996
Hulk Hogan Net Worth
As of 2019, Hulk Hogan Net Worth is $25 Million. Hulk Hogan Net Worth is acquired from his career as a wrestler and an actor.
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