Rick Lagina

Inside Biography

American reality TV personality and retired postal, Rick Lagina rose to fame after appearing in the History Channel reality series The Curse of Oak Island. Prior to appearing in the series, he used to be a postal worker in the United States. 

Rick's obsession with the mystery of Oak Island has made him popular these days. He has dreamed of solving the Oak Island mystery since he first read about it in the January 1965 issue of Reader’s Digest at the age of 11. Rick, with his brother Marty, is attempting to solve the mystery by using different global experts and the latest technology. 

Who Is Rick Lagina?

Rick Lagina was born Richard George Lagina. He was born on 25 January 1952, in Kingsford Dickinson County, Michigan, under the birth sign Aquarius. He was born to his father George Jacob Lagina and his mother Ann Lagina-Cavalieri. His maternal grandparents were Enrico Cavalieri and Theresa Cavalieri.

Lagina has three siblings; a brother Marty Lagina and two sisters (teachers). Rick Lagina read about the Oak Island mystery when he was 11 years old. He spent most of his early days in his hometown Kingsford Dickinson County with his family. Regarding his nationality, Rick is an American Nationality and as far as her ethnicity is concerned, he is White. 

Rick came to learn about this in the January 1965 issue of Reader’s Digest. Since then, it was Rick Lagina’s dream to solve this mystery.

What Is Rick Lagina's Net Worth?

The reality television personality and United States postal worker Rick Lagina has collected a large amount of money from his illustrious career. His estimated net worth is $10 million at present. Lagina brothers together have worked for several well-known shows.  

Rick Lagina's net worth is $10 Million. SOURCE: IMDb

Rick has started his lifelong dream of solving the 200-year-old mystery as a new career. He first worked as a postal worker and received over $51k.  

Lagina is earning a decent amount from the show, The Curse of Oak Island. With such earnings, he is living a lavish lifestyle. Lagina along with Marty Lagina, Dan Blankenship, and Craig Tester owns Oak Island Tours Incorporated and together they own 78% of the island. 

Rick Lagina's Brother Marty Lagina Possesses a $100 Million Net Worth 

Rick's brother Marty Lagina is also one of the popular reality television personalities and engineers. He has a net worth of $100 million as per celebrity net worth, in 2020. Marty became extremely successful in the business world. The astute businessman sold his company called Terra Energy for close to $60 million.   

Sources reported that his brother Marty is paid around $100k a year. Therefore, Rick is also paid in the same range. Marty also makes certain agreeable amounts of money from his wine business. In the early 2000s, he started an acre winery, Row 7″.

Married Life, Wife, And Relationship - Is Rick Lagina Gay?

Rick Lagina has been building good public relations since his appearance in TV reality series. However, he has not revealed much about his personal life. Rick is said to be from Michigan and is very humble and passionate.

Lagina is hardworking and ambitious which might be the reason for giving first priority to his work rather than involving in any serious relationships. As of 2023, he is not married and is also not dating anyone officially. Despite his fame, the reality TV personality has kept everything about his love life and spouse away from the mainstream. 

Lagina doesn't prefer his personal life to interfere with his professional career. There were many rumors about Rick being gay but there are no proofs to prove the rumor. On the other hand, due to his less social media presence, it becomes much hard to trace out further about his personal life. 

Professional Career

Rick Lagina initially worked as a postal worker in the United States. He then appeared in an active reality TV, 'The Curse of Oak Island' along with his brother Marty Lagina. The show aired on 5th January 2014 on the History Network.  

Lagina read about the mystery of Oak Island in, the January 1965 issue of Reader's Digest. Now, Rick is making his palace in the industry by gaining fame from the History Channel's reality series. The show is based on solving the Oak Island mystery with the help of global experts and sophisticated technology.

Lagina is more obsessed with Oak Island, an island on the south shore of Nova Scotia. After he knew that there was a hidden treasure on the Island, he dreamed to solve the mystery. His brother is strongly supporting him and also making the island a tourist destination.

Besides, in 2015, Lagina appeared in the comedy talk show, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert directed by Jim Hoskinson. The series starred Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, Whoopi Goldberg, and Tom Hanks. After appearing on the show, he grabbed a huge fan following. 

The following year, Rick appeared in the TV series, The Curse of Oak Island: Drilling Down with Craig Tester and Matty Blake.

Social Media Profile

Lagina, with no doubt, has large numbers of fans and followers. Though many well-wishers and many fans try to get connected with him through different social networking sites, he doesn’t seem to be active or available on social sites like Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook. Rick Lagina is not active on social media. As of now, he doesn’t hold any of these social accounts such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Age, Height, And Other Facts 

  • Rick Lagina's age as of 2021 is 69 years (January 25, 1952).
  • Lagina has a good personality and has a height of 5 feet 9 inches. 
  • He belongs to American nationality and his ethnicity is White. 

Most Asked Question

1. How much is Rick Lagina? How did he make his money?

Rick estimated net worth is $10 million at present. Lagina brothers together have worked for several well-known shows and have owned a few successful businesses.

2. Who is older Marty or Rick Lagina?

Rick is four years older than Marty. As of 2023, he is 71 years old.

3. Is Rick Lagina married?

Lagina has never been married before and is also not in any relationship publicly. He is very coy when it comes to his personal life.


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by Bchrome, 09 Aug, 2021

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