Lou Ferrigno
Lou Ferrigno
Celebrated Name: Lou Ferrigno
Real Name/Full Name: Louis Jude Ferrigno
Gender: Male
Age: 72 years old
Birth Date: November 9, 1951
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.96 m
Weight: 143 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Carla Ferrigno (m. 1980), Susan Groff (m. 1978 – div. 1979)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Louis Ferrigno Jr., Shanna Ferrigno, Brent Ferrigno)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Lou Ferrigno Gay?: No
Profession: American actor, a fitness trainer, retired professional bodybuilder and fitness consultant
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $15 million
Last Updated: April 2024

Lou Ferrigno is known to be the famous American fitness trainer, actor, fitness consultant as well as retired professional bodybuilder. As a professional bodybuilder, Lou Ferrigno won an IFBB Mr. American title and two IFBB Mr in a row. Apart from this, he is also known for his amazing acting skills in the CBS television series The Incredible Hulk.

Maybe you know about Lou Ferrigno very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Lou Ferrigno’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Lou Ferrigno was born on 9 November 1951, in Brooklyn, United States of America. He is the son of Matty Ferrigno and Victoria Ferrigno. He belongs to American nationality while his ethnic background is white.

Soon after birth, Lou lost his 75 % to 80% hearing due to ear infection, and he has to use the hearing aids since the age of five. Lou went to St. Athanasius Grammer School, and later he attended Brooklyn Technical High School and learned metalworking at school. He completes his graduation in the year 1969. During the high school time, Lou won IFBB Mr. Universe and IFBB Mr. America titles. Lou appeared in several bodybuilding documentaries and won several titles in his career.

Personal Life

Lou Ferrigno has married twice in his life. First, he got married to Susan Groff in the year 1978. But this relationship does not last long, and they got divorced after a year of their marriage. After that, Lou met Carla Green, who was a psychotherapist. Later, Carla became a personal trainer.

The couple started dating each other, and after a long time of dating, they tied the knot of marriage in May 1980. The couple has three children together; two sons named Brent Ferrigno and Louis Ferrigno Jr and a daughter named Shanna Ferrigno. He is living a happy married life and currently living in Brookly along with his family.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on November  9, 1951, Lou Ferrigno is 72 years old as of today’s date 15th April 2024. His height is 1.96 m tall, and his weight is 143 kg.


Lou Ferrigno lived in Columbus during his early career. In the first attempt at the Mr. Olympia competitions, Lou ranked at number two. In the following year, he came third, and later, his attempt to beat Arnold Schwarzenegger in the year 1975 make him famous worldwide. In the year 1977, he completed the annual World’s Strongest Man competitions and finished at number four. Later, he won Mr. Olympia titles in the year 1992 and 1993. After winning several championships and titles, he retired from competitions.

Apart from a professional bodybuilder, Lou Ferrigno is also a well-known actor. He was cast as the Hulk in the CBS television series in the year 1977, The Incredible Hulk. In the series, Bill Bixby played the role of the normal hulk, and Louis described Bill as the father figure and mentor who always guide him in acting. Until 1981, he continued to play as Hulk, and later, Bill and Louis were starred in three The Incredible Hulk TV movies.

Louis also gives his voice for the Hulk in several movies that include The Incredible Hulk, in the year 2008. He also made a guest appearance as a bodyguard in the film Hulk and The Incredible Hulk. He also made an appearance in the 2009 comedy movie; I Love You, Man. Lou Ferrigno also voiced the Hulk in the 2012 films, The Avengers and Avengers: Age of Ultron in the year 2015.

Awards & Achievements

Lou Ferrigno won lots of titles and competitions in his entire career as a professional bodybuilder. He won the IFBB Mr. American and IFBB Mr. Universe titles that make him one of the most popular and strong bodybuilders.

Net Worth & Salary of Lou Ferrigno in 2024

Lou Ferrigno Net Worth
Lou Ferrigno Net Worth

As one of the richest bodybuilders in the world, Lou Ferrigno has an estimated net worth of over $15 million as of April 2024. He earns his huge fortune by his career as a professional bodybuilder and through the entertainment industry. Lou also has his fitness equipment named Ferrigno Fitness, which helps him to increase the value of his net worth.

Apart from this, Lou Ferrigno also owns two lavish and luxurious mansions in which one at Arroyo Grande, California, and the other one is Santa Monica, California. He also has a great collection of impressive cars that increase the total of his net worth.

Lou Ferrigno is one well-known television personality. He is a fitness freak and famous as a retired professional bodybuilder. Lou Ferrigno is a respected television personality and internationally renowned in the film world. He has been working on the television and film industry since the year 1977. With great strength and physique, Lou Ferrigno becomes one of the most talented and successful bodybuilders who won lots of titles and championships.


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