The 60-year-old Linda Hogan is an American television personality known for being the long-term wife of a professional wrestler, Hulk Hogan. Previously, Linda appeared in a reality TV show, Hogan Knows Best. Later, her daughter, Brooke Hogan, came up with her show, Brooke Knows Best.

Hulk’s ex-wife Linda is also an author of several books such as Dwellings, Solar Storms, Wrestling the Hulk: My Life Against the Ropes, etc. Her romantic affair with a much younger boy was a topic of intensive media headlines.

Linda Hogan’s married life with ex-husband, Hulk Hogan

In a restaurant in Los Angeles, Linda Marie Claridge first met Terry Gene Bollea, a.k.a. Hulk Hogan. Well, they had a long-distance relationship for two years.

Likewise, on December 18, 1983, Linda married Terry in a lavish wedding ceremony. Some famous wrestling personalities like Andre the Giant and Vince McMahon were present.

Linda and her ex-husband, Hulk Hogan's 1983 wedding picture.
Image: Linda and her ex-husband, Hulk Hogan’s 1983 wedding picture.
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After 23 years as husband and wife, Linda filed for divorce from Hogan. So, why did she decide to end her marital life after spending so much time as Hulk’s wife? Their separation was due to Hulk’s affair with Christiane Plante.

Plante claimed that she and Hulk had a relationship in 2007. After knowing about their illicit affair, Linda decided to leave her then-husband. However, as per Hulk’s autobiography, he had numerous female friends but never cheated on Linda.

Linda’s affair with a much younger man

Linda began dating a teenager, Charley Hill, in 2008. At the time, her age was 48, while her toy boy was just 19. Their relationship attracted wide media attention. Further, Charley proposed to Linda in an episode of the VH1 reality TV show, Couple’s Therapy.

In July 2010, Linda announced that they were engaged and would get married. The news became an instant sensation across the nation, and they both faced several criticisms.

Meanwhile, Hulk’s representative said he was happy about her new relationship. So, did Linda marry the man who was 29 years younger than her?

Who took advantage, Linda or her young lover?

After nearly four years together, Linda and her lover, Charley, parted ways. They were about to become husband and wife, but Charley wasn’t happy. Linda and her much younger boyfriend separated around May 2012.

Two years after their separation, Linda’s ex, Hill, sued her for $1.5 million, stating that she made him do a heavy quantity of menial labor. As per TMZ, Linda took advantage of the relationship. However, she claimed that Linda paid for almost everything for Hill while they were together, such as his wardrobe, food, luxury vacations, and allowance. She also referred to him as a sponge.

Know about Linda and Hulk’s Children’s

Linda and her ex-spouse, Hulk Hogan, welcomed two children. Their first child, Brooke Hogan, was born on May 5, 1988. Likewise, their second child, Nick Hogan, was born on July 27, 1990. Now, let’s know about their kids.

Nick, Brooke, Linda, and Hulk Hogan at the release party for Brooke's album Undiscovered.
Image: Nick, Brooke, Linda, and Hulk Hogan at the release party for Brooke’s album Undiscovered.
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The 31-year-old celebrity daughter, Brooke Hogan, is a reality television star, actress, singer/songwriter, and media personality. She was once engaged to Phil Costa, a former center for Dallas Cowboys.

The 29-year-old Nick Hogan is the second child of Linda and Hulk Hogan. Nick is also a reality TV personality and actor. He currently has a low-key life. Nick and Brooke appeared in the reality documentary series Hogan Known Best and their parents.

Net Worth Of Linda Hogan

Hulk Hogan’s ex-wife, Linda Hogan, has a net worth of $20 million per celebritynetworth. Currently, she is working with several charities and animal rights groups. Also, she has a skincare and clothing line.

Most of Linda’s wealth came from her divorce settlement with Hulk Hogan. Besides her earnings after her divorce, Linda earned from her career as a television star and author. She is the author of several books as well.

Divorce Settlement

The wrestler settled an agreement over properties worth around $30 million in 2009. Further, Linda received more than 70 percent of their liquid assets and 40 percent ownership in Hulk’s several companies.

However, in 2019 Linda revealed that Hulk created legal problems to stop her from getting that 40 percent earnings Also, Hulk was ordered to pay $170,331 legal fees and case fees of around $10,260.

As per their divorce agreement, Hulk paid an extra $3 million as a property settlement. Also, Linda kept a Mercedes-Benz, a Cadillac Escalade, a Corvette, a Rolls-Royce, and various luxury vehicles.

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