Hulk Hogan

American professional wrestler, actor and television personality

Terry Ugene Bollea (born August 11, 1953), better known by his ring name Hulk Hogan, is an American semi-retired pro wrestler and actor.

Hulk Hogan
Hulk Hogan on the April 7, 2014 episode of Raw
Born (1953-08-11) August 11, 1953 (age 70)
Augusta, Georgia
WebsiteOfficial site
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)The Super Destroyer
Sterling Golden
Terry Boulder
Incredible Hulk Hogan
Terry "Hulk" Hogan
Hulk Hogan
Hulk Machine
Immortal Hulk Hogan
Hollywood Hulk Hogan
Hollywood Hogan
Mr. America
Billed height6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)[1]
Billed weight302 lb (137 kg; 21 st 8 lb)
Billed fromVenice Beach, California[1]
Washington, D.C. (as Mr. America)[2]
Hollywood, California (as Hollywood Hogan)
Trained byHiro Matsuda
DebutAugust 10, 1977
RetiredNovember 1, 2011

He is best known for his time in World Wrestling Federation/Entertainment, World Championship Wrestling and Total Nonstop Action Wrestling. He is a six-time WWF/E Champion and six-time WCW World Heavyweight Champion.

His first match in Japan was in May 1980 for New Japan Pro Wrestling. He was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame by Sylvester Stallone in 2005.[3]

On July 18, 2024 he was a guest speaker at the Republican National Convention in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. [4]


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Hulk Hogan's Bio". WWE. Retrieved 2008-04-12.
  2. Judgment Day 2003 (DVD). WWE Home Video. 2003.
  3. "Hulk Hogan". WWE. Retrieved 2013-11-23.
  4. Balk, Tim; King, Maya (2024-07-19). "'Trumpmania': Hulk Hogan Rips Off His Shirt, and Republicans Go Wild". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2024-07-19.

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