Professional wrestler, an actor, musician, television personality and an entrepreneur, Hulk Hogan is widely popular as ‘Hollywood Hogan’ after getting in the World Wrestling Federation(WWE or WWF) and World Championship Wrestling(WWC) in the 1990s. This 6 ft 8 in long and 127 kgs wrestler also known as The Super Destroyer, Mr. America, Terry Boulder, Hollywood Hulk Hogan, Terry Boulder and many other titles that he won for his skills. There are many controversies hovering around about his personal life and his divorce after he gained, even more, popularity with television shows and Hollywood movies. Let’s have look at the early life ane debut of Hulk Hogan in Wrestling and acting career.
Terry Eugene Bollea aka Hulk Hogan was born on August 11, 1953, in Augusta, Georgia, United Stares and currently 63 years old. He started with music in 1976 after than a professional wrestler 1977-2013 and started acting in 1982. When he was the kid still the family relocated to Tampa, Florida where Hulk has called home ever since. He was always attracted to baseball and wrestling from the school and he also spent ten years playing fretless bass guitar in several Florida-based rock bands.
He went to Hillsborough Community College and attended the University of South Florida later that he left without getting the degree to form a music band called the Ruckus in 1976. The band soon became popular in the Tampa Bay region. He used to perfume in the bar in Tampa region of Florida where some popular Wrestler also pays the visit and that is how he started to take interest in wrestling.
He started working out in Hector’s gym which was also in Tampa. After creating aesthetic physical status he gained the attention of Brisco Brother and they asked Hiro Matsuda to train him for Championship Wrestling from Florida who trained many wrestlers for CWF. He played in CWF for two years from 1977 to 1979.
On November 7th he wrestled first time in the World Wrestling Federation against Harry Valdez on Championship Wrestling and defeated him. After that he was unstoppable and he also appeared in New Japan Pro Wrestling from 1980 to 1985(returned from 1993 to 1994), American Wrestling Association from 1981 to 1983. It is unbelievable but Hogan remained WWF World Heavyweight Champion for four years. After that, he wrestled four times in WWE, Immortal (2010–2011), Memphis Wrestling (2007–2008), and Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (2003– 2004).
Hulk Hogan Net Worth in year 2017 is approximately $9.1 Million US Dollars
American professional wrestler, actor & musician is widely popular for his wrestling. He switched from companies to companies with new contracts and sponsorship. The estimated net worth of Hulk Hogan is more than staggering $9.1 million US dollars as of 2017 with an annual salary of $1 million US dollars. But if you count his real estate properties, stocks, and bonds & other assets, it will be the total of $35 million US dollars. In 2011, he revealed that his lavish lifestyle and divorce had cost him hundreds of millions of dollars and nearly bankrupted him. In 2003, his Salary from Wrestle Mania.
XIX was $160,000 US dollars and after appearing in movies like the A-team his net worth increased considerably and he announced that he again cemented himself financially.
Hulk Hogan Assets
This heavyweight champion surely has the great test of expensive toys that what his lavish lifestyle revealed. When it comes to the car he drives an American muscle, Chevrolet Camaro that priced $90000 US dollars. Though he has been sighted with many American cars such as Dodge Viper and other muscle cars. When it comes to the house, he is the owner of Bel Air Mansion in Tampa, Florida which has the value of staggering $6.6 million US dollars. His house in Beverly Hills, California is worth more that $3.3 million US dollars.
Hogan is the son of a former dance teacher and homemaker Ruth V. (née Moody) and construction foreman Pietro “Peter” Bollea. When it comes to relationship Hulk married Linda Claridge in December of 1983. They have two children together, a daughter Brook and a son Nick Hogan but for some reason, they ended up in divorce in 2007.
According to one radio interview, that divorce took almost 70% of his assets away making him bankrupt. After that, he gets married to Jennifer McDanie in 2010. Once a Gawker.com came into possession of the sex tape of Hulk Hogan and wife of radio personality Bubba the Love Sponge that they released edited version on their website. But after Hulk filed a lawsuit claiming that Gawker had invaded his privacy, they had to pay him $140 million US dollars.
Hulk Hogan returned to WWF fourth time but he was banned after making some serious racist comments. Though he is currently focusing on movies and television shows. He also invests in the business like he has made the large investment in Tampa, Florida.
An American professional wrestler created his name in the Music industry with Ruckus, in Hollywood with movies like the A-team, and in Wrestling by winning the titles like Mr. America, Hollywood Hogan, Hulk Machine, and many others. Hulk Hogan was the best wrestler of his time who appeared even in New Japan pro Wrestling making him popular in Asia as well.