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- First NameHulk Hogan
How Much Is The Net Worth Of Wrestler Hulk Hogan?
An American wrestler Hulk Hogan popular with the name as The Hulkster, Hulk, Hollywood Hogan, Thunder Lips, Sterling Golden, Mr. America is best known as one of the most popular professional wrestlers of all time.
Hogan has won the WWE Championship 6 times and is the record holder for the longest reign in the company history. Additionally, he is also an actor best known for movies, and TV series such as No Holds Barred, Suburban Commando, Mr. Nanny, Thunder in Paradise, and Hogan Knows Best.
According to the Celebrity Net Worth, Hulk Hogan has an estimated net worth of $25 million in 2020. From the film Rocky III, he earned a salary of $15,000.
Salary From Wrestling
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Success In Numerous Field
In 1977, Hulk Hogan began his wrestling career with his debut match against Brian lair in CWF. After that, he, along with his then wrestling partner Leslie, performed The Boulder Brothers and signed in for the Continental Wrestling Association.
When Hulk was wrestling under the name, Bollea, the owner of WWIF Vince McMahon, saw his talent in 1979, and his life changed forever. Then, he earned worldwide fame and the name “Hulk” because of his size.
Additionally, Hogan won his first-ever WWF championship belt, where he defected Iron Sheik in 1984. When he was active in wrestling, he won WCW World Heavyweight Championship, WWE Tag Team Championship with Edge, The Royal Rumble.
Besides wrestling, 6 feet 7 inches tall, Hulk also appeared in movies such as Spy Hard, Thunder in Paradise 3, Little Hercules, Assault on Devil’s Island, Santa with Muscles, Mr. Nanny, Suburban Commando, No Holds Barred, and Rocky IIi. Similarly, in 2005, he had his own TV show, Hogan Knows Best.
Other than that, Hulk also released 2 music CDs, s Hulk Rules and The Wrestling Boot Band. Also, he started the restaurant, Pastamania, in the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota, on the Labour Day weekend of 1995. Unfortunately, the venture featuring dishes Hulk-A-Roos and Hulk-Us could not run for even a year.
Also, the versatile personality introduced his energy drink Hogan Energy. Again, his other restaurant launched on 2012’s New Year’s Eve called Hogan’s Beach. He dropped Hogan from its name in 2015. After that, he opened Hogan’s Hangout in Clearwater Beach.
Hulk VS Gawker’s Lawsuit Settlement
In 2012, Hulk had an intimate relationship with Heather Clem (famous as the wife of Bubba the Love Sponge). Gawker got the tape and uploaded an edited version of the video on the website’s home page.
Hogan asked Gawker to delete the video, but he did not listen to him. So, the former wrestler sued Gawker stating they seized his privacy. Regarding the case, the Florida court took Hulk’s favour and ordered Gawker to pay $140 million.
The court said to give $55 million for Hogan’s emotional damage, whereas $60 million was for emotional distress. Gawker was into the fire sale after the lawsuit announcement and the firm’s founder; Nick Denton, settled the case with $31 million for Hogan after Nick’s bankruptcy.
Hulk Hogan and his wife Jennifer purchased a mansion covering 5,000 square foot area for $3.3 million. The house is located 5 miles away on north Clearwater Beach features 5 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms, gym, wet bar, hot tub, and pool with waterfalls.
Additionally, the wrestler actor owned villa situated in Eldorado Avenue, paying $3 million with his ex-wife Linda in late 2010. After they separated, the duo sold the property for $1.65 million.
Similarly, Hulk’s numerous houses are listed on the market asking different prices. He is asking $25 million for his Miami Beach property and $5.9 million to his Clear Beach and property in Los Angeles. Also, his Belleair estate is for sale; however, the price is yet not revealed.
The Hollywood Hogan supports causes like children, diabetes, health, and disadvantaged youths. With his fame and fortune, Hulk donated heavy sums to organizations like Make-A-Wish, American Diabetes Association, The Special Olympics, 50 Legs, and Dreamseekers.
Other celebrities such as Aaron Rodgers, Ann Wilson, Beyoncé, Boti Bliss, Brandie Carlie, and Bret Michaels are also supporting the above foundations.
Hulk Hogan was born Terry Gene Bollea on August 11, 1953, in Augusta, Georgia, the United States. His father, Peter Bollea, was a construction foreman while his mother, Ruth Bollea, was a dance teacher. He spent his childhood with his two brothers, Alan Bollea and Kenneth Wheeler.
Hogan attended Hillsborough Community College. After that, he enrolled at the University of South Florida, but he dropped out of the university before earning a degree.
Suburban Commando actor Hulk Hogan married Jennifer McDaniel on December 14, 2010. The couple is living their blissful life for a decade.
Prior to Jennifer, Hulk walked down the aisle with TV personality Linda Hogan. The duo exchanged wedding rings on December 18, 1983.
Together, the pair shares two children, a daughter, Brooke Hogan and a son, Nick Hogan: both of them are actors by profession. On July 27, 2009, Hogan divorced Linda.