|Net Worth||$100 million|
|Date of Birth||26 August 1955|
Marty Lagina Net Worth, How did the American reality television personality, entrepreneur and engineer amass his wealth? Read on to find out more about Marty Lagina Net Worth and his career.
Marty Lagina Early Life
He is an American reality television personality, entrepreneur and engineer. After graduating from high school, Marty Lagina went on to study at Michigan University where he majored in engineering.
Lagina was probably inspired by his mother who was in the same profession and worked at an engineering company for several years.
Marty Lagina Career
Marty Lagina was born on the 26 August, 1955 in Kingsford, Michigan. He is probably best known for starring in the History Channel reality TV series The Curse of Oak Island which premiered in 2014.
He has also been an executive producer of the series and starred in the reality TV series The Curse of Oak Island: Drilling Down beginning in 2016. The show follows Marty and his brother Rick as they attempt to find a treasure that is supposedly buried on the island.
Rick and Marty first became interested in the island after reading a copy of Reader’s Digest in 1965 that featured the history of a family by the name of Restall that was investigating the long lost supposed treasure.
Lagina and Rick currently own a controlling interest in the Oak Island Tours company which is the majority owner of the island. However, there are many theories as to the original source of the treasure.
One of the known theories is that the treasure was left by North African gold merchants dating back to the 1300s.
Aside from being a reality TV star, Lagina is also a very successful businessman and that has allowed him to fund the entire Oak Island Tours operation and treasure hunt.
Though before becoming a TV star, he struck gold in the world of natural gas and wind power extraction. Lagina’s company Terra Energy was a pioneer in extracting natural gas from shale around the midwest in the 1990s.
Lagina later launched a new company called Heritage Sustainable to focus on wind power and is currently planning to build 60 wind turbines in Missaukee, Michigan that will make him the largest wind-energy producer in the entire state of Michigan and one of the largest overall producers in the midwest.
He believes he can eventually power 25% of Michigan’s power by wind and wants to replicate that process around the country.
Lagina’s family ties go way back to a wine making family in Italy so he launched his own winery in 1999. Though they were not successful at first but by 2006 they were producing a flagship bottle called Row 7.
Mari Vineyards currently owns over 60 acres in Michigan. Marty’s son Alex Lagina manages the winery.
Marty Lagina Net Worth
As of today, Marty Lagina Net Worth is $100 Million. Marty Lagina Net Worth is earned from his career as a reality television personality, entrepreneur and engineer.
He eventually sold Terra Energy to a company called CMS Energy for $58 million. Marty also owns a winery called Mari Vineyards.
Marty Lagina is an American reality television personality, entrepreneur and engineer. He is probably best known for starring in the History Channel reality TV series The Curse of Oak Island which premiered in 2014.
As of 2020, Marty Lagina’s net worth is $100 Million.