Date of Birth:
11th of August, 1953
Source of wealth:
wrestling, movies, endorsements
Hulk Hogan net worth: $25 million.
A well-known American wrestler, TV and movie star, Terry Gene Bollea (better known as Hulk Hogan) has become really popular achieving great results in wrestling and then strengthened his success appearing in such projects as «Gnomeo and Juliet» and «Wrestle Talk TV». Born in 1953 in the family of a construction foreman, Terry has become known for the frenzy of his fans and his flamboyance and was called one of World Wrestling Federation most beloved figures. The present net worth of Hulk Hogan is estimated at $25 million. What is the secret of such great success and recognition?
Source of wealth: wrestling
Terry first showed his interest in wrestling when he was in high school. As a teenager, he earned around $125 per week and soon decided to become a professional wrestler. Encouraged by Jack and Jerry Brisco, he was spending all his tim in the gym and was soon noticed by Vincent McMahon Sr. who was an owner and promoter of the WWF. Terry joined the federation and chose the stage name of Hulk Hogan. Thus, Hulk Hogan net worth and popularity started significantly increasing.
Source of wealth: movies
In 1984 the wrestler was awarded with the WWF championship belt. Over his career he has become a proud owner of many such awards and proved that he was totally worth them. Hulk also became quite popular in the US and even tried his hand starring in such movies as «No Holds Barred», «Santa with Muscles» and «Mr. Nanny». He also took part in such TV shows as «China, IL» ($2 million of income), «Gnomeo and Juliet» ($2 million) and «Wrestle Talk TV» ($2, 3million).
Source of wealth: endorsements
Hogan also makes money from his endorsement deals (around $785 000 per year). Recently the actor has also won the lawsuit with the website Gawker that published a sex tape of him and his lover. It brought him $140 million.
Hulk Hogan Salary
In numbers, the wrestler earns around:
- $3, 5 million annually,
- $292 000 per month,
- $73 000 weekly,
- $10 500 a day
that makes him quite wealthy.