Lou Ferrigno
Lou Ferrigno
Real Name/Full Name Louis Jude Ferrigno
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Lou Ferrigno
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 9 November 1951
Age/How Old: 72 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 196 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 4″
Weight: In Kilograms – 143 Kg
In Pounds – 315 lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father –Matty Ferrigno
Mother –Victoria Ferrigno
Siblings: Andy Ferrigno
School: St. Athanasius Grammar School
College: Brooklyn Technical High School
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Carla Ferrigno (m. 1980), Susan Groff (m. 1978 – div. 1979)
Kids/Children Name: Louis Ferrigno Jr., Shanna Ferrigno, Brent Ferrigno
Profession: American actor, a fitness trainer, retired professional bodybuilder and fitness consultant
Net Worth: $15 million
Last Updated: April 2024

Lou Ferrigno is known as a famous American fitness trainer. He was renowned for being a fitness coach and a retired bodybuilder. Lou Ferrigno even won  IFBB Mr American title. Also, he has two IFBB Mr in a row as a professional bodybuilder. He is also known for his outstanding acting skills. His acting in a series named The Incredible Hulk is simply remarkable. He is also work in many more films such as Sinbad of the Seven Seas and Hercules.

Well, how well do you know about Lou Ferrigno? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Lou Ferrigno’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Lou Ferrigno to date.

Biography and Early Life

Ferrigno’s birthplace is in Brooklyn, which is located in New York, United States. He is the son of Victoria and Matt Ferrigno. His father was a commanding officer in the New York State Department, while his mother stayed at home and took care of her children. Lou has a younger brother named Andy Ferrigno, who is also into fitness.

From an early age, he suffered a series of ear infections, for which he had to lose 75 to 80% of his hearing. As a result, he has to use hearing aids for better hearing since the age of five. Ferrigno started weight training at the early age of 13. He couldn’t buy weights due to a lack of money, so he made the weights all by himself.

During his school time, he won many titles. Lou appeared in several bodybuilding competitions, and his strong determination made him win several titles in his career. Ferrigno was also a fan of the Hercules film that starred Reeves.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Lou Ferrigno in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Lou Ferrigno’s age is 72 years old as of today’s date 20th April 2024 having been born on 9 November 1951. Though, he is 6′ 4″ in feet and inches and 196 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 315 lbs in Pound and 143kg in Kilograms.


Ferrigno was born in a small city named Brooklyn, situated in New York, United States. At first, he attended St. Athanasius Grammar School. After that, he went to Brooklyn Technical High School for higher study. He learned metalworking from there. In 1969, he completed his graduation. During his school time, he had started his weight training.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Lou Ferrigno With Wife Carla Ferrigno
Lou Ferrigno With Wife Carla Ferrigno

Lou Ferringo has married twice in his life. In the year 1978, he married Susan Groff. But their relationship did not last long. They got divorced very early. After the divorce, Lou had decided to attend therapy classes and release all the stress from his mind.

He met Carla Green, who was a well-known psychologist in the United States. He took his therapist’s advice and started spending his time as a personal trainer. After a long time of dating, they married in the year 1980. The couple has two sons and a daughter. They were named Brent Ferrigno, Louise Ferrigno Jr. and Shanna Ferrigno.

They are happily living in Brooklyn. Soon after birth, he suffered from an ear infection, due to which he lost almost 80% capacity of his hearing. But his deficiency to hear did not break him; instead, he was determined to work even harder and attain his ultimate goal in life.

Is Lou Ferrigno Gay?

No, Lou is not gay. He is a straight person. He has married twice in his life. Firstly he married Susan Groff, and after a year, they got divorced. Later, he married his psychotherapist named Carla Green. Together they have two sons named  Brent Ferrigno, Louise Ferrigno Jr. and a daughter Shanna Ferrigno. They are happily married to each other, and hopefully, it remains the same for the rest of his life.

Professional Career

After graduating from high school, Ferrigno won his first major title as  IFBB Mr America. Later on, he won the title of IFBB, Mr Universe. His first paying job was as a sheet worker in a Brooklyn factory, from which he got $10 an hour. He did not enjoy the dangerous work, so he left it after three years.

During his early career, Lou lived in Columbus. In his first attempt at the Olympia competition, he stood in the second position. Later he became third, and after that, Lou beat Arnold and became worldwide famous. In the years 1992 and 1993, he won the Mr Olympia title. After winning several competitions and titles, he got to retire. Lou is also a well-known actor.

He acted in a series named The Incredible Hulk, where he played the main character Hulk. He also worked in a comedy movie name I love you, Man. Lou also voiced the Hulk in Avenger and Age of Ultron movie. He and his wife Carla worked together as the main character in the next-door neighbor.


Despite hearing loss, Ferrigno worked hard, and determination makes him successful. He has won lots of title and medals in his acting career and professional bodybuilding career. He won IFBB, Mr America, and Mr Universe, making him the most popular and robust bodybuilder. He also won the Icon award as a Young Artist. He also nominates for many more awards.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of  Lou Ferrigno in 2024

Lou Ferrigno Net Worth
Lou Ferrigno Net Worth

Lou is an American actor, fitness trainer, and retired bodybuilder having a net worth of $15 million as of 2024. His fitness equipment helps him to increase the value of his net worth. Ferrigno Fitness is one of the fitness equipment. He also owns two luxurious mansions at Arroyo Grande and Santa Monica, California. Also, he has a great collection of cars which increases the total of his net worth.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Lou won the Mr America and Mr Universe contest in 1973.
  • In the year 1977, he placed fourth in the inaugural World’s Strongest Man competition.
  • He was Michael Jackson’s personal trainer.
  • He is in a volunteer sheriff posse with Steven Seagal.

Lou Ferrigno is well known as a television personality and a fitness freak, and a famous personal bodybuilder. Despite hearing loss, his strong determination makes him successful. He is also respected and renowned in the film world. With great strength and physique, he won many titles and medals. He is truly an inspiration for all.



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