Lagina brothers, Rick and Marty Lagina's net worth has always been the interest among their fans. For The Curse of Oak Island season four, Nova Scotia Business Inc. approved $1,271,546 in film funding. So far, till the five-season run, the funding amount has dragged the attention of the viewers. That raises the question, how rich are Lagina brothers?
Lagina brothers' net worth in 2018
Rick Lagina has worked as a post-delivery man, and Marty is a businessman. Marty earned the bachelor degree from Michigan Tech majoring in science and mechanical engineering. He is the 1982 graduate of the University of Michigan.
After retirement, Rick found a new way to follow his dream of unveiling the mystery of the Oak Island. In the 1990s, the Lagina brothers came to know that Dan Blankenship was looking for investors to help him continue the treasure hunt at the Oak Island. Soon after that, they traveled to the island to meet him, but they got a hold of controlling shares of the Oak Island Tours Inc., in 2005.
Working in the treasure hunt since 2006, Rick and Marty have discovered many clues, which has strengthened their cause. Later, they were approached by Prometheus Entertainment to make their venture into a reality show.
The show aired on January 5, 2014, and shortly after the premier, the Lagina brothers stole the attention of many. Since then, they have been exploring new and intriguing theories welcoming new researchers and special guests from around the world to uncover the 220-year-old mystery. Well! It seems like nothing can stop them to solve the mystery buried on Oak Island.
The show recently finished airing its fifth season. With the intriguing research topic, the show has been able to make a place for itself among the viewers.
So far, we are very much familiar about the popularity that the show has graced the Lagina brothers but what about their earnings?
From the appearance in The Curse of Oak Island, Rick Lagina has been able to amass a net worth of $2 million. Whereas Marty's $100 million net worth is a total sum from his business ventures and his appearance in the reality show.
Marty is the owner of Villa Mari Vineyards, and a wind turbine company, Heritage Sustainable. In 1982, he founded an oil and gas exploration and production company, Terra Energy, Ltd., in 1982. He later sold the company to CMS Energy in 1995 for $60 million.
The center of the History’s hit show, The Curse of Oak Island, Rick and Marty Lagina are two of the most intriguing characters on TV today.
Originally from Kingsford, Michigan, the brothers have been working to unveil the Oak Island mystery for years.
Rick, the older brother, became obsessed with Oak Island, an island on the south shore of Nova Scotia after learning about it from the 1965 issue of Reader’s Digest.
After learning that there were treasures buried in the island, Rick dreamed of solving the Oak Island mystery and is still working on it.
Rick’s younger brother, Marty has been supporting him and is also attempting to make the island a tourist destination.
In 2007, the Lagina brothers obtained a controlling interest in Oak Island Tours, which owns most of the island.
‘The Curse of Oak Island’ premiered in January 2014 and is currently airing its fifth season in History Canada.
Rick is a retired postal worker, whereas Marty is a businessman.
Marty founded an oil and gas exploration and production company, Terra Energy, Ltd., in 1982, which he sold to CMS Energy for $60 million in 1995.
Moreover, Marty also owns Heritage Sustainable, which is one of the largest wind turbine companies in the mid-western US.
He also owns a winery. In the early 2000s, he started a 3-acre winery, "Row 7," which has now been expanded to Villa Mari Vineyards.
Marty now owns a net worth of $100 million, and Rick is worth $2 million.
It’s been over 200 years since people started exploring the Oak Island, and it’s Lagina brothers, whose attempt is still ongoing.