Hulk Hogan

Hulk HoganTNA Personality

General Info.
Real Name: Terry Gene Bollea
Wrestling Debut: Aug. 10, 1977
Wrestling Theme Song: "nWo Original Theme" by Frank Shelly
Birthday: Aug. 11, 1953 (59-years-old)
Height/Weight: 6'7/302 lbs.
Billed From: Venice Beach, California
Currently Resides In: Tampa, Florida
Major Title Reigns:
  • WWE World Heavyweight Championship (6)
  • WCW World Heavyweight Championship (6)
  • WWE World Tag Team Championship
Wrestling Career Highlights:
  • 1990 & 1991 Royal Rumble winner -- the first person to win the match for two consecutive years
  • WWE Hall of Famer, class of 2005
  • Held the WCW World Heavyweight Championship for a record 469 days from July 1994 to Oct. 1995 -- the longest reign in history for the championship. During the duration of his six title reigns, he held the title for a combined 1,177 days -- the most combined days any person held on to the title
  • Ties John Cena, The Undertaker, and Steve Austin for the most World Championship victories at WrestleMania. He won the WWF Championships at WrestleMania V, WrestleMania VII, and WrestleMania IX
  • Hulk Hogan held all the combined World Championship belts he won for a combined 2,185 days, or almost six years. He trails Bruno Sammartino's combined reign of 4,040 days and just edges out Bob Backlund's 2,138 days.
Other Career Highlights:
  • Has had several businesses and ventures outside of professional wrestling. Opened the restaurant Pastamania at the Mall of America in Minnesota in 1995, which is where WCW's first Nitro episode emanated from in September of that year. The restaurant featured dishes such as "Hulk-U's" and "Hulk-a-Roos" but closed less than a year later.
  • The highly successful and later-named George Foreman Grill was originally first pitched to Hogan but he failed to respond in time before former boxer George Foreman endorsed the grill. Instead, he later released the blender called Hulk Hogan Thunder Mixer
  • Debuted the energy drink Hogan Energy in 2006
  • Launched the mobile video game "Hulkamania Wrestling" in April 2008. Three years later in Oct. 2011, he released the video game "Hulk Hogan's Main Event" to video game platforms
  • Debuted the website in 2011 where Hogan's dietary tips are displayed. The website also sells several supplements
  • Endemol Games and Eric Bischoff's production company, Bischoff-Hervey Entertainment, produced an online gambling game featuring Hogan on Oct. 15, 2010
  • Has appeared in several movies such as Rocky III in 1982, No Holds Barred in 1989, Gremlins 2: The New Batch in 1990, Suburban Commando in 1991, Mr. Nanny in 1993, Little Hercules in 2009, and played a voice in the animated Gnomeo and Juliet in 2011
  • Appeared in several television series such as his own reality series baring his own name, Hogan Knows Best. The series debuted in the summer of 2005 and ran until Oct. 2007. The series starred his daughter Brooke, his son Nick, and his-then wife Linda. Brooke Knows Best, a spin-off of Hogan Knows Best, launched in July 2008 and ran until Aug. 2009. Hogan also appeared on the short-lived return of American Gladiators on NBC in 2008.
Personal Life:
  • Married his-then wife Linda Claridge on Dec. 18, 1983 before they ultimately divorced in Nov. 2007. The couple had daughter Brooke (born May 5, 1988) and son Nick (born July 27, 1990) during their marriage
  • Hogan's son, Nick, was indicted as an adult on Nov. 7, 2007 on four criminal charges due to a car accident in Aug. 2007 when he seriously injured his friend John Graziano who was a passenger in the car. Nick spent over five months in jail for the incident. As a result of injuries sustained during the car crash, Graziano is expected to be in 24-hour-a-day care for the rest of his life
  • Hogan claimed he was unaware that his wife filed for divorce on Nov. 20, 2007, just weeks after the accident, when asked for comment from the St. Petersburg Times. The divorce was chronicled heavily in the media
  • He reportedly had a $30 million net worth in Sept. 2008 before a large proportion of it was given to his ex-wife Linda due to their divorce. In Sept. 2011, he revealed that a lavish lifestyle and his divorce nearly bankrupted him
  • Shortly following the divorce, he revealed in his book My Life Outside the Ring that he was contemplating suicide before Laila Ali, his-then co-star on NBC's American Gladiators, called him before he reportedly took his life
  • Hogan is currently in a relationship with Jennifer McDaniel, whom he's been linked to since early 2008. The two engaged in Nov. 2009 and married on Dec. 14, 2010
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