Hulk Hogan born is a musician, an actor, television personality but widely recognized as a former professional wrestler. Many remember Hogan as a WWE superstar, and he is regarded as one of the highest professional wrestlers of all time. After quitting though WWE fired him for his racist comments, he is back on the media again after being awarded $115 million by the state of Florida law court, which was damages done by controversial gossip website Gawker which uploaded his sex tape. Let’s find out how much is Hulk Hogan Net Worth!
Here’s a look back on how one of the greatest WWE wrestlers has amassed such little net worth figure considering sometime back he was super-rich.
Born Terry Gene Bollea in 1953 to Pietro Bollea and Ruth V is in the state of Georgia today, he is professionally known as Hulk Hogan.
Hogan went to school at Hillsborough community college before joining the University of South Florida to study music though he dropped out before graduation to pursue the music career.
Bollea had once married Linda Claridge in 1983, but in 2007 Linda filed for divorce when she found out of Bollea affair with Christiane Plante in 2007. Bollea and Linda had two children before the divorce.
Hogan started professional wrestling in 1977, where his debut match was with Brian Blair in CWF. Later he would find a wrestling partner Leslie and together they formed The Boulder Brothers and signed in the Continental Wrestling Association. Hogan won his first professional wrestling championship in 1979, the NWA Southeastern Heavyweight Championship.
Hogan enjoyed mainstream popularity in his professional wrestling career from 1983 until he departed from the sport. His signature maneuvers were to point the challenger while shaking his finger, atomic drop, big Boot, body slam, elbow drop, multiple punch variations, multiple suplex variations, shoulder block, and showing down.
His finishing moves were ax Bomber and Atomic Leg Drop. During his time as a wrestler, he was able to win WCW World Heavyweight Championship 6 times, WWE Tag Team Championship 1 time with Edge, The Royal Rumble in 1990, and 1991. Hogan’s contract with WWE was terminated in 2015 after his racist comments.
After departure, Hogan went into films where he made appearances in films such as No Holds Barred 1989, Suburban Commando 1991, The A-Team 1985, among others. He also had his reality television show known as Hogan Knows Best from 2005. As a musician, Hogan has released two music CDs, s Hulk Rules and The Wrestling Boot Band.
Awards & Achievements
Hogan has been a recipient of several awards among them is 2008 King of the Krewe of Bacchus, Wrestling Observer Newsletter Hall of Fame (Class of 1996), induction into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2005, Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum Class of 2003, 6 times WWF World Heavyweight Championship among several others.
Net Worth of Hulk Hogan
Hulk Hogan’s net worth is $35 million. Hogan earned his net worth figures from his wrestling career and a small chunk of it from his acting career. Recently he received a big boost on his net worth data when the state of Florida court ruled in his favor against the controversial website Gawker who were commanded to pay around $55 million for emotional damage and $60 million for emotional distress caused by the release of the mixtape. However, he will just get $31 million after Gawker filed for bankruptcy.
Hulk Hogan was a great wrestler at his time in WWE, and many are hopeful that the rumors will be true of his comeback in WWE. We hope he still has it in him the charisma, and we are looking forward to the Hogan return.