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Hulk Hogan Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : June 4, 2019

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Short Biography

Terry Gene Bollea born on 11th August 1953 in Georgia, US is better known by his ring name ‘Hulk  Hogan’ is an American Wrestler, Actor, Television Personality, Entrepreneur and a Musician.

Hulk Hogan Complete Bio & Career

Hulk is an American actor and former wrestler known to the public as Hulk Hogan. Bollea began his career in the World Wrestling Federation (WWF). Vincent James McMahon, the majority owner of the Capitol Wrestling Corporation at that time the parent company gave him the surname "Hogan." Formerly, he was forced to dye his hair red, but he says that when his hair began to fall, he wanted to retain his natural color, which would prove to be a crucial part of Hogan's character later in his career.

He is currently working for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) where he acts as general manager of Impact Wrestling on Thursday evening on Spike Tv. Hogan became the first winner of the "International Wrestling Grand Prix", defeating the Japanese fighter Antonio Inoki by knockout in the final of a tournament of 10 fighters from all over the world who were considered as some of the best in their respective countries on 2 June 1983. Hogan won the WWF Championship, defeating The Iron Sheik at Madison Square Garden as the first man to escape from the Camel Clutch on 23 Jan 1984.

Hogan won the Royal Rumble. Without a hunt, he started a fight with the Intercontinental Champion The Ultimate Warrior, culminating in a title vs. title match at WrestleMania VI, in which Warrior he won both titles on 25 January 1990. At WrestleMania VII, Hogan defeated Sgt. Slaughter, to win his third WWF Championship. Afterward, Hogan started a contest against The Undertaker losing the WWF Championship in Survivor Series due to interference from Ric Flair. Hogan won by pinning Yokozuna to grab the” fifth WWF Championship” the moments after Yokozuna thrash to “Bret Hart”.Hulk Hogan won the SummerSlam 2005 and SummerSlam 2006 championship. Hogan won the WCW World Heavyweight Championship in his debut defeating Ric Flair. Hulk Hogan won his second “ WCW World Heavyweight Championship” by defeating wrestler “Giant” in 1996. Hogan won his “Sixth WCW Championship” against the fighter “Savage” in July 1999.

He served as promotions wrestler in the World Wrestling Federation (held six times the title of champion WWF ), World Championship Wrestling (won six times World Champion WCW ) and the American Wrestling Association (which contained two championship belts). Hulk, at the time of World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), had a fan club like Hulkamania. Hulk Hogan is recognized as the greatest wrestler in history writing many times, being some of the only wrestlers holding Triple Crown alongside Undertaker, Sting, Kane and Shawn Michaels. He can also boast an incredible record by having lost only three times throughout his career. The three greatest wrestlers in history, namely Sting once at Starcade, being the only man who made him give up Hogan and Undertaker and he was the only man to beat Hulk twice, Survivor Series 1991 (Tombstone Piledriver) and Judgment Day 2002 (Chokeslam with the left hand). In 2010 he goes to TNA. In 2018 “WWE” made an official announcement confirming that the company had finished all ties with the world renowned wrestler “Hulk Hogan”.

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Hulk Hogan Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to Pietro “Peter” Bollea and Ruth V. Bollea. He has 2 brothers named Allan Bollea and Kenneth Wheeler. He was married to Linda Hogan from 1983 to 2009. Together the couple had a son named Nick Hogan and a daughter named Brooke Hogan. He is currently married to Jennifer Mcdaniel.

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Body Measurements

Chest Size 46
Biceps Size 18
Waist Size 34
Skin Colour White
Eye Colour Blue
Hair Colour White (Half Bald)

Personal Info

Home Town Augusta, Georgia
Nationality American
Religion Christian
Address Clearwater, Florida, United States
Beverly Hills, California, United States
School N/A
College Hillsborough Community College, Plant City, Florida
University of South Florida, Tampa
Qualification College Drop Out
Hobbies Travelling and Driving
Marital Status Married
Debut WWF - vs Harry Valdez in 1979
Film - Rocky III (1982)
TV Show - The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1982)
Best Movies Rocky III (1982), No Holds Barred (1989), Suburban Commando (1991), and Mr. Nanny (1993) among others
Salary N/A
Net Worth $30 Million
Official Website https://www.hulkhogan.com




Favorite Color Red
Favorite Sport Wrestling

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Hulk Hogan

  • He holds the distinction of being the first professional wrestler to be featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated magazine.
  • He received his nickname "Hulk" after taking part in a talk show hosted by Lou Ferrigno.
  • At the age of twelve, he was 6 feet tall as well as weighed 195 pounds.
  • He first started watching professional wrestling when he was 16 years old. He often used to attend wrestling events at the Tampa Sportatorium.
  • Before he decided to become a wrestler, he was an aspiring musician. He played fretless bass guitar for about a decade in various Florida based music bands.
  • In January 1984, he won his first WWF World Heavyweight Championship as he defeated The Iron Sheik at the iconic Madison Square Garden. In the match, he also created history by becoming the first man to have escaped the camel clutch (The Iron Sheik’s finishing move).
  • In 2005, he was inducted in the WWE Hall of Fame.

Hulk Hogan Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

70 years, 8months, 13 days old age Hulk Hogan will turn 71 on 11 August, 2024. Only 3 months, 17 days, 9 hours,5 minutes has left for his next birthday.

Birthdays Celebrated on Each Day of Week

Hulk Hogan has celebrated the total number of 71 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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