Hulk Hogan

1953 - Today

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Terry Gene Bollea (; born August 11, 1953), better known by his ring name Hulk Hogan, is an American retired professional wrestler. He is widely regarded as the most recognized wrestling star worldwide, the most popular wrestler of the 1980s, and as one of the greatest professional wrestlers of all time. Hogan began his professional wrestling career in 1977, but gained worldwide recognition after signing with the World Wrestling Federation (WWF, now WWE) in December 1983. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hulk Hogan has received more than 22,314,905 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia. Hulk Hogan is the 3rd most popular wrestler (down from 2nd in 2019), the 876th most popular biography from United States (down from 641st in 2019) and the most popular American Wrestler.

Hulk Hogan is most famous for being a professional wrestler and actor. He was a member of the WWF and WCW. He is also famous for being the host of the TV show, "Hogan Knows Best."

Memorability Metrics

  • 22M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 63.52

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 53

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.19

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.98

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among wrestlers, Hulk Hogan ranks 3 out of 1,027Before him are André the Giant, and Kane. After him are Antonio Inoki, The French Angel, Aleksandr Karelin, Chyna, Masahiko Kimura, John Cena, Anton Geesink, Dave Bautista, and Mick Foley.

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Among people born in 1953, Hulk Hogan ranks 34Before him are Jean-Marie Pfaff, Paulo Roberto Falcão, Malcolm Young, Ségolène Royal, Peter Stormare, and Manuel Pellegrini. After him are Nigel Mansell, Ben Bernanke, Thomas Bach, Jean-Pierre Jeunet, James Horner, and Felix Magath.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Hulk Hogan ranks 876 out of 20,380Before him are Sinclair Lewis (1885), Vivian Maier (1926), Matthew McConaughey (1969), Jason Robards (1922), Wyatt Earp (1848), and John Reed (1887). After him are Raymond Carver (1938), Ginger Rogers (1911), Steve Buscemi (1957), Norman Foster Ramsey Jr. (1915), Linda Hamilton (1956), and John L. Hall (1934).

Among WRESTLERS In United States

Among wrestlers born in United States, Hulk Hogan ranks 1After him are Chyna (1969), John Cena (1977), Dave Bautista (1969), Mick Foley (1965), The Undertaker (1965), Terry Funk (1944), Triple H (1969), Ric Flair (1949), The Miz (1980), Seth Rollins (1986), and Stone Cold Steve Austin (1964).