Rick Lagina is an American retired U.S. postal worker. At the age of 11, he dreamed of solving the mystery of Oak Island which has been cursed and finding the treasure. He and his brother Marty Lagina are known for solving and finding treasure on the oak island. They also have their own documentaries about the same which are available on the History TV channel. In 2022 they have released new episodes of the series The Curse of Oak Island.
Rick Lagina was born on 25th January 1952 in the United States of America. The names of his parents are George Jacob Lagina and Ann Lagina Cavalieri. He has a brother whose name is Marty Lagina. At a young age, he showed interest in adventures and solving mysteries. Rick has completed his high school education at a local school in his hometown about which the details have been kept private. According to sources he never attended University for his further studies. He started working after his studies.
Rick Lagina Career
Rick started his career by working a full-time job as a post office worker and was just a grunt in the Canadian mailing industry. Further, he focused his attention and career to find the presumed treasure on Oak Island. He and his brother decided to work together for the same. They purchased a 50% stake in a business called Oak Island Tours Inc which later gave them part ownership over the island. There are numerous theories about Curse on the island. They were filming in one of the famous locations named Money Pit where the treasure could be hidden.
Over there Rick was mysteriously poisoned by a strange gas inside the pit and four crew members passed away while rescuing. In 2015 he was seen in a TV documentary named The Curse of Oak Island. Later in 2020, he appeared and produced other TV documentaries named Beyond Oak Island and The Curse of Oak Island: Drilling Down. The same year he appeared in the series The UnXplained. The show has covered top locations in the island like Money Pit, Borehole 10-x, Smith’s Cove, Nolan’s cross, the hatch, and the swamp.
Rick Lagina Biography
|Real Name||Rick Lagina|
|Birth Date||25 January 1952|
|Age (as of 2022)||70 Years|
|Birth Place||Michigan, Canada|
|Height||in feet inches – 5’ 9” – in Centimeters – 175 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 79 kg – in Pounds – 174 lbs|
|Shoe Size||12 (U.S.)|
|Mother||Ann C. Lagina|
|Who is his wife?||None|
Rick Lagina is single and has never shared details about his previous relationships. He likes to keep his focus on the Oak Island project and series he is filming. Some rumors were used to claim about his marriage and children, but they were mistaken as they were 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 part of Oak Island Tour Company and has also previously earned through his post office job. According to sources his net worth has been estimated at around $10 million. He also appears on various talk shows as a guest and might earn from the same.
- According to sources they are originally from Kingsford, Michigan, United States.
- He has a profile on the page of All American Speakers.
- 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 in a reality series.
- At the age of 11, he read about Oak Island in the issue of January 1965 Readers Digest.
- In 2017 he made an appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.
- He appeared in the Ancient Aliens documentary in 2017 as well as in 2019.
- In 2017 it was revealed that he was suffering from stage one of Lyme disease.