Wresting is highly discouraged especially among children. It can be dangerous at times. We watch wresting episodes on our TVs and see the usual warning”Don’t Try This At Home”. However, there are those that take wrestling as a career. Consequently, they have managed to amass a lot of wealth which explains their exemplary net worth. Hulk Hogan is an example. But just how rich is he?
Hulk Hogan Net Worth - $8 Million
Birth Name - Terry Gene Bollea
Date of birth - August 11, 1953
Zodiac Sign - Leo
Birth Place - Augusta, Georgia, U.S.
Nationality - American
Height -6′ 7″
Profession - Television producer, Entrepreneur, Musician, Film producer, Author, Actor, Wrestler
Hulk Hogan is an American actor, wrestler, film producer, entrepreneur and musician. His was born on 11th of August 1953 in Augusta, Georgia .Hi real name is Terry Gene Bollea. Of all the activities he has participated, wresting stands out. He is famous for his active participation in WWF. According to Celebrity Net Worth Website, his net worth is estimated at $ 8 million.
Hulk Hogan was introduced to wrestling by two bothers called Jack and Gerald Brisco who further introduced him to Hiro Matsuda, a wresting trainer from Florida.
Hogan participated in NWA World Heavyweight Championship. This was a very big honor in the field of wrestling. It took place in 1979. He emerged victorious in the NWA Southeastern Heavyweight Championship, thus wining his 1st Wresting Championship which came with a good fortune.
Hogan also took part in World Federation matches and managed to defeat his first opponent. Some of the matches he emerged victories include the Championship Wresting against Harry Valdez, World Championship Vs Bob Backland and at Madison Square Garden against Ted DiBiase. All this victory meant money for him.
Apart from USA, Hulk Hogan took his professional career to the outside world by travelling to Japan where he participated in New Japan Pro Wresting. He employed unique tactics which enabled him to vanquish his Japanese opponents.
The well-built Hogan registered one of his greatest achievements in Wresting when he became the first grand winner of International Wrestling Grand Pix. He later managed to successfully defend his WWF World Heavyweight Championship title. Hogan made history as a professional wrestler by maintaining his title as WWF Champion for a period of four years.
Later on in early 2000, he began to participate in what is now WWE. He worked alongside other team mates and won on several occasions.
As a celebrity, Hogan received endorsements including that of blender. He also launched a website on nutrition matters as well as an energy drink called Hogan energy. This fetched him a lot of money.
As an entrepreneur, Hulk Hogan bought of his father’s company with the intention of expanding it much further. He also owns a restaurant in Bloomington, Minnesota.
As an actor, he stared in movies such as ‘No Holds Barred’ as well as a number of TV series which also paid him well. He also hosted some reality TV shows including ‘Hogan Knows The Best ‘. As a musician, he managed to produce a song which sold quite well. His amazing voice has also been used in a number of video games.
In conclusion, Hulk Hogan is indeed a successful wrestler who acquired a considerable amount of wealth not only through wrestling but also through participating in other activities like acting, hosting TV shows and singing.