Rick Lagina is a retired American postal worker. At the age of 11 he dreamed of solving the mystery of the cursed island of Oak Island and finding the treasure. He and his brother Marty Lagina are known for solving and finding treasures on Oak Island. They also have their own documentaries about it, available on History TV channel. In 2022 they released new episodes of The Curse of Oak Island series.
Rick Lagina was born on January 25, 1952 in the United States of America. His parents’ names are George Jacob Lagina and Ann Lagina Cavalieri. He has a brother named Marty Lagina. From a young age he showed an interest in adventure and solving puzzles. Rick completed his high school education at a local school in his hometown, details of which have been kept secret. According to sources, he never attended university for his further studies. After his studies he started to work.
Rick Lagina’s career
Rick started his career with a full-time job as a postal worker and was just a grunt in Canada’s postal industry. He also focused his attention and career on finding the alleged treasure on Oak Island. He and his brother decided to work together for the same thing. They acquired a 50% interest in a company called Oak Island Tours Inc, which later gave them a fractional ownership of the island. There are numerous theories about curse on the island. They were shooting at one of the famous places called Money Pit where the treasure might be hidden.
Over there, Rick was mysteriously poisoned by a strange gas in the pit and four crew members died trying to rescue it. In 2015, he starred in a television documentary titled The Curse of Oak Island. Later in 2020 he appeared and produced other TV documentaries entitled Beyond Oak Island and The Curse of Oak Island: Drilling Down. In the same year he appeared in the series The UnXplained. The show has featured top island locations such as Money Pit, Borehole 10-x, Smith’s Cove, Nolan’s Cross, The Hatch and the Swamp.
Rick Lagina Biography
|Real name||Rick Lagina|
|date of birth||January 25, 1952|
|Age (as of 2022)||70 years|
|place of birth||Michigan, Canada|
|height||in feet inches – 5′ 9” – in centimeters – 175 cm|
|Weight||in kilograms – 79kg – in pounds – 174 pounds|
|shoe size||12 (USA)|
Rick Lagina Family
|mother||Ann C. Lagina|
|Who is Rick Lagina’s wife?||none|
Rick Lagina is single and has never revealed details about his past relationships. He likes to focus on the Oak Island project and the series he’s filming. Some rumors were used to claim about his marriage and children but they were false as it was about his brother’s family.
Rick Lagina Net Worth
Rick Lagina has earned a lot by working as a television personality. He also owns the majority of the Oak Island Tour Company and has also previously earned from his post office job. According to sources, his net worth was estimated at around $10 million. He also appears as a guest on various talk shows and may even earn some money from it.
Facts About Rick Lagina
- According to sources, they are originally from Kingsford, Michigan, USA.
- He has a profile on the All American Speakers site.
- He is an uncle to Alex Lagina and Peter Fornetti, who are children of Marty Lagina.
- The brothers were approached by Prometheus Entertainment to work on a reality series.
- At age 11, he was reading about Oak Island in the January 1965 issue of Reader’s Digest.
- In 2017 he appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.
- He appeared in both 2017 and 2019 documentary Ancient Aliens.
- In 2017 it was revealed that he was suffering from the first stage of Lyme disease.