10 Quick facts about: Hulk Hogan

  1. Hogan real name is Terry Eugene Bollea
  2. Hogan appeared on a local talk show, where he sat beside Lou Ferrigno, star of the television series The Incredible Hulk.The host commented on how Terry, who stood 6 ft 7 in and weighed 295 pounds with 24 inch biceps, actually dwarfed “The Hulk.” Watching the show backstage, Mary Jarrett noticed that Hogan was actually bigger than Ferrigno. As a result, Bollea began performing as Terry “The Hulk” Boulder
  3. Hogan was a skilled musician, spending ten years playing electric bass guitar in several Florida-based rock bands.
  4. Bollea claimed that the George Foreman Grill was originally offered to him, but he failed to respond in time, and George Foreman endorsed the grill instead.
  5. Bollea claimed that the George Foreman Grill was originally offered to him, but he failed to respond in time, and George Foreman endorsed the grill instead.
  6. Hogan had his own reality show titled Hogan Knows Best which centered around Hulk Hogan, his then-wife Linda, and their children Brooke and Nick. Set in their home in Clearwater, Florida
  7. Vincent J. McMahon wanted to use an Irish name, gave Bollea the last name Hogan, and also wanted him to dye his hair red. Hogan who said his hair was already beginning to fall out, refused to dye it and simply said, “I’ll be a blond Irish.”
  8. Hogan was named the most requested celebrity of the 1980s for the Make-a-Wish Foundation children’s charity.
  9. Hulk Hogan serve as the host of WrestleMania XXX.
  10. Bollea did a video game voice acting on Saints Row: The Third as Angel De la Muerte a member of the Saints

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