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Hulk Hogan

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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 and the most popular wrestler of the 1980s, as well as one of the greatest professional wrestlers of all time.Hogan began his professional wrestling career in 1977, but gained worldwide recognition after signing for the World Wrestling Federation (WWF, now WWE) in 1983. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hulk Hogan has received more than 20,775,411 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia. Hulk Hogan is the 2nd most popular wrestler (down from 1st in 2019), the 641st most popular biography from United States (up from 670th 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."

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  • 21M

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  • 64.91

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 53

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  • 5.75

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.20

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among wrestlers, Hulk Hogan ranks 2 out of 700Before him are André the Giant. After him are The French Angel, Kane, John Cena, Aleksandr Karelin, Masahiko Kimura, Antonio Inoki, Anton Geesink, Dave Bautista, Chyna, and Rocky Johnson.

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Among people born in 1953, Hulk Hogan ranks 22Before him are Richard Stallman, Benazir Bhutto, Tony Blair, Thomas Bach, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, and Mike Oldfield. After him are Jim Jarmusch, Teresa Teng, Nigel Mansell, Carlos Queiroz, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, and Alfred Molina.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Hulk Hogan ranks 641 out of 18,182Before him are Martha Graham (1894), Ben Roy Mottelson (1926), Edgar Cayce (1877), Jimmy Wales (1966), Martin Lewis Perl (1927), and Martin Cooper (1928). After him are John Cazale (1935), Dennis Ritchie (1941), Bill Cosby (1937), Tommy Hilfiger (1951), Anne Rice (1941), and George A. Romero (1940).

Among WRESTLERS In United States

Among wrestlers born in United States, Hulk Hogan ranks 1After him are John Cena (1977), Dave Bautista (1969), Chyna (1969), The Undertaker (1965), Ric Flair (1949), Eddie Guerrero (1967), Stone Cold Steve Austin (1964), Triple H (1969), The Miz (1980), Randy Savage (1952), and Brock Lesnar (1977).

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