Rick Lagina Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 03 Feb, 2020
Facts of Rick Lagina
Date of Birth: 1952 , January-25
Age: 68 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Name Rick Lagina
Birth Name George Richard Lagina
Nationality American
Birth Place/City America
Ethnicity White
Working For History Channel
Net Worth $2 million
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Dark-Brown
Face Color Fair
Weight in KG N/A
Famous for The Curse of Oak Island
Married N/A
TV Show The Curse of Oak Island
Siblings Marty Lagina
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American reality TV personality and a 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. His 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 father George Jacob Lagina and 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. 

He 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.

Rick Lagina's Professional Career

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

Lagina read about the mystery of Oak Island in, 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.



It's important to persevere and to move forward to solve this

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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 to make 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, he appeared in TV series, The Curse of Oak Island: Drilling Down with Craig Tester and Matty Blake.

Rick Lagina's Death Rumors

Moving on, there is a belief that the one who went for the search of the treasury has often recorded to die all face paranormal occurrences.

But fortunately, the Lagina brothers and its crews have not met their death while searching for the treasures on the Island.

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 $2 million at present. Lagina brothers together have worked for several well-known shows.  

He has started his lifelong dream of solving the 200-year-old mystery as a new career. Lagina 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 earning, 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. 

Marty Lagina Possesses $100 Million Net Worth? 

His 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″.

Rick Lagina's Married, Wife, And Relationship 

Rick Lagina has been building good public relations since his appearance in TV reality series but 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 works rather than involving in any serious relationships. As of 2020, 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 in 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. 

Social Media Profile

Lagina, with no doubt, has large numbers of fans and followers. Though many well-wishers as 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.

Rick Lagina's Age, Height, And Other Facts 

  • Rick Lagina's age as of 2020 is 68 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.