Hulk Hogan

Professional Wrestler
Born Aug 11, 1965

Terry Gene Bollea, known by his ring name Hulk Hogan, is an American semi-retired professional wrestler, actor, television personality, entrepenuer, and musician signed to Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA), where he is the on-screen General Manager. Hogan enjoyed mainstream popularity in the 1980s and 90s as the all-American character Hulk Hogan in the World Wrestling Federation, and as Hollywood Hogan, the villainous nWo leader, in World Championship Wrestling (WCW).… Read More

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1953 Birth Hogan was born Terry Eugene Bollea in Augusta, Georgia in 1953, the son of Ruth V. (née Moody), a homemaker and dance teacher, and Pietro "Peter" Bollea, a construction foreman. … Read More


1976 - 1979 7 More Events
1980 26 Years Old 1 More Event
…  Hogan first appeared in Japan on May 13, 1980, while he was still with the WWF. … Read More
1981 27 Years Old Hogan still made appearances for the WWF, even unsuccessfully challenging Pedro Morales for the Intercontinental Championship on March 26, 1981.
1982 28 Years Old 1 More Event
Hogan and Inoki also worked as partners in Japan, winning the prestigious MSG Tag League tournament two years in a row: in 1982 and 1983. … Read More
On June 2, 1983, Hogan became the first International Wrestling Grand Prix (IWGP) tournament winner (although he held the IWGP Heavyweight Championship belt, this was not the beginning of the actual championship), defeating Japanese wrestling icon Antonio Inoki by knockout in the finals of a 10-man tournament featuring top talent from throughout the world.


1984 30 Years Old 1 More Event
…  He is the third longest combined reigning WWF Champion of all time (after Bruno Sammartino, and Bob Backlund), the longest-reigning champion of the 1980s, and holds two of the ten longest title runs in WWF/E history, having held the title for 1,474 days from 1984 to 1988 (the fourth longest reign of all time) and 364 days from 1989 to 1990 (the 9th longest reign of all time).
…  The centerpiece attraction for the first WrestleMania on March 31, 1985, Hogan teamed with legit friend, TV and movie star Mr. T, to defeat his archrival "Rowdy" Roddy Piper and "Mr Wonderful" Paul Orndorff. … Read More
1986 - 1988 5 More Events
The Mega Powers began to implode due to Savage's burgeoning jealousy of Hogan and his paranoid suspicions that Hogan and Elizabeth were more than friends. At the Royal Rumble in 1989, Hogan eliminated Savage from the Royal Rumble match while eliminating Bad News Brown, which caused tension, only to be eliminated by the Twin Towers himself. The duo broke up while wrestling The Twin Towers on the February 3, 1989 episode of The Main Event. … Read More
During his second run, Hogan won the 1990 Royal Rumble match.
1991 37 Years Old 1 More Event
Hogan then became the first wrestler to win two Royal Rumble matches in a row, as he won the 1991 Royal Rumble match. … Read More
1992 38 Years Old 1 More Event
The WWF Championship was decided at the 1992 Royal Rumble in the Royal Rumble match. … Read More
Hogan returned to the WWF in February 1993, helping out his friend Brutus Beefcake in his feud with Money Inc. ("The Million Dollar Man" Ted DiBiase and Irwin R. Schyster), and officially renaming themselves The Mega-Maniacs, taking on Money Inc.'s former manager "The Mouth of the South" Jimmy Hart (a long time friend of Hogan's outside of wrestling) as their manager in what was the first time WWF audiences had seen Hart as a face. … Read More


1994 - 1998 7 More Events
After some time off from WCW, Hogan returned on the January 4, 1999, episode of Nitro to challenge Kevin Nash for the WCW title. … Read More
2000 - 2001 2 More Events
Hogan defeated Curt Hennig in this match and felt healthy enough to accept an offer to return to the WWF in February 2002.
As a result of Lesnar's assault, Hogan went on hiatus and was not able to return until early 2003, shaving off his black beard and dropping "Hollywood" from his name in his return. … Read More


2005 - 2006 3 More Events
Bollea was a regular guest on Bubba the Love Sponge's radio show. He also served as the best man at Bubba's January 2007 wedding. … Read More
2008 54 Years Old In November 2008, Linda claimed to the public that she made the decision to end her marriage after finding out about Hogan's affair. … Read More
On October 27, 2009, it was announced on that Hulk Hogan had signed a contract to join TNA on a full-time basis where, partnered with Eric Bischoff, he would partner with TNA President, Dixie Carter. … Read More
2010 56 Years Old 1 More Event
On the January 4, 2010 episode of Impact!, Hogan debuted after a motorcade arrival reuniting briefly with former nWo partners Kevin Nash, Scott Hall, and Sean Waltman, the latter two of whom made their returns to the company. … Read More
2011 57 Years Old 1 More Event
Hogan returned to TNA on the March 3, 2011 episode of Impact!, declaring himself as the new owner of TNA, having won the court battle against Dixie Carter. … Read More


2014 60 Years Old 1 More Event
On February 21, 2014, WWE announced that Hulk Hogan would be returning to WWE, and would serve as the host of WrestleMania XXX. … Read More
During a January 2015 podcast with Chris Jericho, Hogan indicated that in 1990 following WrestleMania VI he asked Vince McMahon if he could turn heel.
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