Who is Hulk Hogan ex-wife Jennifer McDaniel? Her Wiki-Bio facts.

For years, Hulk Hogan ruled Wrestlemania with his signature catchphrase, “Hulkamania is running wild, Brother.” And while Hogan has dominated the ring for nearly a decade, he lost the battle of heart to Jennifer McDaniel, his partner in crime who is also 18 years younger than him. Much like Hogan, Jennifer is huge into fitness and is seen in the gym with Hogan. Other than her passion for fitness, Jennifer is also a makeup artist and has worked on her fair share of movies over the years. But despite her work credits, Jennifer rarely shares information about herself and is as private as they came. So, for this article, we will take a closer look at the wiki-bio of Jennifer McDaniel.

Jennifer McDaniel is an American make-up artist and ex-wife of Hulk Hogan. She was married to Hogan from 2010-2021 and had no children from the relationship.

Hulk Hogan’s wife Jennifer McDaniel

Early Life and career:

Jennifer McDaniel was born on the 13th of May, 1974, in the United States.   Apart from a few details here and there, not much is known about Jennifer’s early life, and what little is known has been scattered all over the place. Jennifer was first noticed after she came in contact with Hulk Hogan. The pair got together sometime around 2008 and have been together for more than a decade. Jennifer was first widely covered when she stood by Hogan after the release of his sex tape with Heather Cole. 

A fitness enthusiast, Jennifer has also worked as a makeup artist and has been credited for her role in a host of movies including, The Last Stand, Reconstruction, and Fright Night, and series such as In Plain Sight, Crash, Comanche Moon, and Wildfire. Other than a few IMDb credits, not much is known about Jennifer’s career. 

A marriage that turned into a brawl:

Hogan and Jennifer first met in 2008 and began dating soon after. With the rumors of infidelity circulating around Hogan, his then-wife Linda Claridge divorced Hogan. The divorce was finalized in 2009 and Hogan and Jennifer got engaged the very same year. It didn’t take long for the pair to tie the knot and the ceremony was held on the 14th of December, 2010. Even though the ceremony was attended by only a few close family and friends things got rough.

Reportedly, one of Hogan’s bodyguards and friends, Ron Howard, got into an argument with one of the photographers, Robert Martinez, who was trying to click photos of the couple without permission. When Ron tried to stop Robert, he responded by saying “You’re in my space and I’m carrying a gun.”

Ron wasted no time in making sure that his friend was safe and a brawl ensued. At this point, someone called the Clearwater Police Department and took control of the scene. As it turned out, Robert had captured the entire event on camera and the police rewound the tape. While Robert was released instantly, Ron was held by the police for questioning. 

Standing side by side:

In 2012, Hulk Hogan found himself in hot waters after a sex tape of himself and Heather Clemm, then-wife of Bubba the Love Sponge Clem was released to the media. Despite the fact that the pair had just married, Jennifer stood by Hogan through all the controversy helping him fight a case against Gawker Media. 


After 11 years of marriage, McDaniel and Hogan divorced in 2021, however, no reason for the separation was publicly issued. During the time of marriage and prior relationship, the pair did not give birth to any children while Hogan has Brooke Hogan and Nick Hogan from his first wife Linda Hogan.

A quick write on her ex-husband- Hulk Hogan:

Hulk Hogan, whose real name is Terry Gene Bollea, is an American retired professional wrestler, actor, and television personality. He was born on August 11, 1953, in Augusta, Georgia, and raised in Port Tampa, Florida.

Hulk Hogan is one of the most iconic and recognizable figures in the history of professional wrestling. He began his wrestling career in the late 1970s and rose to fame in the 1980s, becoming the face of the then-World Wrestling Federation (WWF) and a household name. He was known for his muscular physique, his trademark red and yellow outfit, and his signature catchphrase “Hulkamania is running wild!”

Hogan has won numerous wrestling championships, including six world championships, and has headlined multiple WrestleMania events. He has also acted in several films and television shows, including “Thunder in Paradise” and “Mr. Nanny.”

Hogan’s career has not been without controversy, as he has faced allegations of racism and has been embroiled in several legal battles, including a high-profile lawsuit against the website Gawker for releasing a sex tape of him without his consent. Despite these issues, Hogan remains a beloved figure in the world of professional wrestling, and his legacy as one of the greatest wrestlers of all time is secure.

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