Rick Lagina is an American actor, producer, and a reality TV personality best known for History Channel’s reality TV series “The Curse of Oak Island.”

The reality TV Star has a brother named Marty with whom he has been attempting to solve the mystery of place called the Oaks Island in Canada, they have resort to using different global experts and latest technology to achieve this aim. Prior to Oak Island mystery, Rick retired as a post office worker.

The exploration and progress made in attempting to solve the Oak Island Mystery has been documented in their reality TV show titled ‘The Curse of the Oak Island.’ The show premiered in January 2014 on History Channel and they completed the fourth season as of February 2017.

Rick Lagina Bio

Rick Lagina was born in 1954 in Michigan, United States. His grew up in Kingsford, Northern Michigan along with his other siblings and parents George Lagina and Ann Cavalieri. However, neither Rick nor his brother Marty has been able to disclose information regarding their early life and educational background. Guess it’s the way they want things to be since they don’t want media interference with their personal life. Rick holds American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.


Rick Lagina began his career as a post office delivery man, a work which he did for several years and after his retirement, he found a new career in the treasure hunt at the Oak Island. He rose to fame after he appeared on the reality television series “The Curse of Oak Island” airing on History Channel.

The Oak Island Mystery

It all started in January 1965 when Rick was just eleven years old while going through his favorite Reader’s Digest he saw the issue of the Oak Island Mystery and from there he began to nurse a dream of resolving that mystery someday.

Ricky sees possibilities in all things, he believes that when you believe in something, you should never give up until success is achieved and this could be seen in the great efforts he has put in with his brother and team of explorers that took over the Oak Island Treasure Hunt since 2006.

However, in a bid to showcase their efforts to the world, Rick and his team started a reality television show on History Channel titled, ‘The Curse of Oak Island’ on January 5, 2014, the show aims at documenting progress made in their treasure hunt.

Since the inception of the reality TV show, Rick and his brother Marty has gained much popularity having millions of fans all over the world.

Presently, the talented star with his team has sought more sophisticated means of achieving their aim at the Treasure Island, they have employed the assistance of global experts and the use of modern technological equipment as well.

Furthermore, the Lagina brothers – Rick and Marty are responsible for the production of their reality television series, they have completed more than four seasons and currently on the fifth.

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Rick and Marty

Relationship with Marty

Rick has two siblings from the same parents, Marty is his younger brother and Matina is their only sister. Marty is a multi-talented professional, he is an Engineer and also owns a wine business.

Talking about his height Marty stands at 5 feet 8 inches and his age has been completely hidden from the media. Marty has a wife and a son named Alex Lagina

However, Alex has joined his dad and uncle in the Oak Island’s treasure hunt, he also has a degree in Mechanical Engineering.

Is Rick Lagina Married?

Rick Lagina has not exhibited much about his personal life. He is a very humble and passionate man and his marital status, however, can’t be ascertained at the moment.

Moreover, talking about his sexual orientation, there were speculations that Ricky was a gay but there was no evidence to support the rumor and the facts are still not clear until now.

Rick Lagina, without doubt, has garnered fame through the Curse of the Oak Island Show and he has fans in their large numbers large numbers everywhere. Though many lovers of his show and his fans might want to connect with him on various social media networks, unfortunately, Rick doesn’t seem to be active on social media sites including Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.

Is Rick Lagina Dead or Alive?

Wondering if Rick Lagina is dead? Well…Rick is not dead but very much alive. Rick and his team of explorers have not met death on the Oaks Island yet. Though there have been so many mysteries on the Oak Island and these mysteries are believed to have been tied to a curse planted by whoever may have hidden the treasure at the Oak Island.

There are lots of strange things happening on the Oak Island, in times past, it was said that a poisonous gas was emitted at the site and this led to the death of a group of explorers, one of them fell into a shaft and the others died trying to rescue him. Quite strange isn’t it?

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Rick Lagina Net Worth

Rick Lagina has an estimated net worth of $2 million as of 2017, he earns his net worth from his new found career in treasure hunt and History Channel’s reality Tv series ‘The Curse of Oak Island’

Quick Facts about Rick Lagina

Birth name: Rick Lagina

Brith date: 1954

Nationality: American

Ethnicity: White

Profession: Actor, TV Personality

Hair: Dark Brown

Marital status: N/A

Best known for: “The Curse of Oak Island.”

Rick Lagina Net Worth: $2 million