Rick Lagina Bio: What Is His Net Worth and Is He Married?

Rick Lagina is a retired U.S. postal worker and TV personality who is best known for his role on the reality TV show ‘The Curse of Oak Land’. Rick Lagina is also the producer of the show and is from Northern Michigan, United States. The show is about treasure hunting

Credible online sources value Rick Lagina’s net worth at around $2 million. It is currently unknown if Rick is in a relationship or single as there are also records of his ever getting married

Frequent watchers of the History Canada channel are familiar with Marty and Rick Lagina, the American brothers who have dedicated their lives to solving the Oak Islands mystery – a mystery that has been in existence for over two hundred years. Beyond the interest in the mystery, fans are also curious about the brothers and what their personal lives are like outside the show.

Born in Kingsford, Michigan on the 25th of January 1952 to Ann Lagina-Cavalieri and George Lagina, Rick was also raised in Kingsford alongside his siblings (Marty and Matina Lagina).

Rick Lagina Biography and Profile Summary

Age/Date of Birth:
71 years old (25th January 1952)
‎5 feet 9 inches (1.75m)
Wife or Girlfriend:M Olivia Lagina
Parents:Father: George Jacob Lagina
Mother: Ann Lagina-Cavalieri
Net Worth:$2 million

 Rick Lagina’s Fact Sheet

Why Is Rick Lagina Famous?

Most of his youth was spent as a postal delivery boy, and it was in this line of work that he came across the magazine issue that would eventually change his life. He was only a child, barely 14 years old, when he first read about the Mystery of Oak Islands.

Too young to do anything tangible about it, he decided that he would one day solve the mystery. Though it took him over 40 years, he eventually took the first step towards achieving his childhood dream after he retired from the postal service.

Together with his brother Marty, and a team that includes a father and his son (Dan and David Blankenship), they actively began treasure hunting in 2006. A few years later, the brothers agreed with the American Production Company, Prometheus Entertainment, to carry the public along on their treasure hunt. This saw the birth of the reality show The Curse of Oak Islands in 2014.

Today, Rick Lagina is a well-renowned treasure hunter, a reality TV personality, and a television producer.

Rick Lagina Net Worth and How He Made His Money

Rick Lagina has come a long way from his delivery boy days and he has the net worth to prove it. The treasure hunter’s net worth is widely estimated at $2 million. Rick made the bulk of his money from The Curse of Oak Islands; this includes his starring role on the show as well as being one of its producers.

Rick Lagina
Rick Lagina (L) and his brother Marty (R): Image Source

In addition to his salary from the show, he is said to own up to 78% of Oak Island Tours Inc. with his brother Marty and three others, including Dan Blankenship; as a result, some of his wealth has been accumulated from the returns on his investment in the tourism business. It is safe to say that the retired postal worker has done pretty well for himself.

Is Rick Lagina Married?

Since he became famous, fans have been curious about his personal life, with many wanting to know if he is single, in a relationship or married. However, Rick Lagina has made the admirable effort of keeping his personal life away from the media.

As a result, not much is known about his relationship status. It is currently unknown if he is in a relationship or single; there are also no public records of Rick Lagina ever getting married.

It has been rumored that the treasure hunter is attracted to men. With that, many speculated that he decided to keep his love life a secret because he doesn’t have the zeal to face all the troubles associated with being gay. This has not been substantiated in any way and the TV star has never confirmed or denied the rumors.

Fact Check: Is Rick Lagina Dead?

Beyond the buried treasure and mysterious objects tied to Oak Island, there is a much darker side to the story. It is said that the curse must claim seven human lives before the treasure being sought can be found, and this explains why people often wonder if Rick Lagina would also bite the dust in his quest.

Many explorers who searched the Island in the past encountered some paranormal incidents, which include a strange poisonous gas being emitted out of nowhere. Another explorer sadly fell into a shaft and passed away along with three others who tried to save him.

Despite the dark tales that plague Rich Lagina’s search for the Oak Island treasure, the reality star is still very much alive, and he and his team live to search yet another day.

Profile Summary
First Name:Rick
Last Name:Lagina
Also Known As:
Famous For:The Curse of Oak Island which started in 2014) and the Curse of Oak Island: Drilling Down which started in 2015
Colleges/Universities Attended:
Michigan Tech, University of Michigan
Educational Qualifications:
Bachelor of Science degree; A degree in Law
Birthday & Zodiac
Age/Date of Birth:
71 years old (25th January 1952)
Zodiac Sign:Aquarius
Birth Place:
Kingsford, Michigan
Country of Residence:
United States of America(USA)
Physical Attributes
‎5 feet 9 inches (1.75m)
79 kg
Eye Colour:
Hair Color:
Other Body Measurements:
Marital Status:
M Olivia Lagina
Family and Relatives
George Jacob
Mother:Ann Lagina-Cavalieri
Siblings:Marty Lagina- Brother
Other Relatives:
Niece: Maddie Lagina
Nephew: Alex Lagina
Net Worth
Estimated Net Worth:
$2 million
Source of Wealth:
‘The Curse of Oak Island’
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