Starred in baseball and bowling as a youth, winning the Tampa city junior doubles bowling title with future pro Vic Pettit in 1966.
Played bass guitar in a weekend band in high school, earning enough money to buy two 1969 Plymouth Roadrunners.
Settled a lawsuit out of court with Richard Belzer regarding injuries suffered by the comedian when Hogan put him in a headlock on Hot Properties in 1985.
Inspired by Jesse Ventura's successful bid for governor of Minnesota, Hogan announced his candidacy for U.S. President on the Tonight Show in 1998.
Inducted into the World Wrestling Entertainment Hall of Fame by Sylvester Stallone in 2005.
Built his Belleair mansion in Florida---site of Seasons 1 and 2 of Hogan Knows Best---with stone from demolished French castles and estates; the house was put on the market for $25 million in June 2006.
His 2009 autobiography, My Life Outside the Ring, details the depression he experienced in the wake of the failure of his marriage and a serious car accident involving his son.
A&E aired a special, Finding Hulk Hogan, in 2010, detailing Hogan's continued activity in wrestling.
Jennifer McDaniel — Wife
Brooke Hogan — Daughter
Nick Hogan — Son
Allan Bollea — Brother
Ruth Bollea — Mother
Linda Hogan — Ex-wife
Pete Bollea — Father
Kenneth Wheeler — Half Brother
Attended Hillsborough Community College, Tampa, Florida, United States; attended University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, United States