Who is Marty Lagina from “The Curse of Oak Island”? Wiki bio
Martin ‘Marty’ Lagina was born in Kingsford, Michigan, USA, on August 26, 1955, so his zodiac sign is Virgo and he is an American national. He is a reality TV star, best known for starring in the documentary reality series “The Curse of Oak Island”, which has been airing since 2014, and also stars Robert Clotworthy and Rick Lagina. It follows Marty and his older brother Rick as they try to find the treasure allegedly hidden on Oak Island.
Early life and education
Marty grew up alongside Rick and their two sisters, Marianne Gardener and Terese Fornetti, in Kingsford by their mother Ann C Lagina, an engineer who worked at Lake Shore Engineering, and their father George Lagina, who was a teacher. The boys spent most of their time together growing up, and upon enrolling in a local high school, Marty began playing a variety of sports, all the while becoming interested in history and acting.
After entrance examination, he enrolled at Michigan State University of Technologygraduated in 1977 with a bachelor’s degree, but then decided to study law, graduating in 1982 with a doctorate in law from the same university.
career as an engineer
In 1979, Marty joined Amoco Production Co., becoming their Petroleum Engineer, and held the position for the next three years before establishing his own company, Terra Energy Ltd., working in gas and oil, serving as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) until 1995. Marty eventually sold the company to CMS Energy for a huge sum.
1995, he founded Heritage Sustainable Energy LLC, which works with wind turbines, and Marty has been CEO ever since. Being a wine connoisseur, he also founded Villa Mari Vineyards in Old Mission Peninsula, Traverse City, Michigan in 1999 and has been running it ever since.
The mystery of Oak Island
Marty received recognition only thanks to his show “The Curse of Oak Island”, in which you can see him and his brother searching for the legendary treasure. The island is located in Nova Scotia, Canada and the mysterious items found near and on the island have led people to believe that treasures are buried somewhere on the island.
Many items have been recovered from excavations, and turned out to be over 100 years old, but the whole treasure has not been found. Rumor has it that there are pirate treasures, the Holy Grail and Shakespeare’s manuscripts on the island, while the curse says that seven people will die before the treasure will be found; so far six people have died searching for it.
It was in 1701 that a member of Captain Kidd’s crew stated during his death that £2 million had been buried on the island, and so people began to dig and search for the treasure. The first excavations took place in 1861, but led to those six deaths when the people who were digging it reached flood tunnels.
Some of the famous people who searched for the treasure in later years included William Chappel and Gilbert Hedden between 1928 and 1939, Robert Dunfield and the Restall family from 1959 to 1966, and the Triton Alliance who searched from 1967 to the 1990s.
Love life and relationships
It is widely believed that Marty met his wife Margaret Olivia while they were attending the same college, and they dated for years before deciding to get married. Somewhere in the 80’s, Margaret gave birth to their son Alexwhile their daughter Maddie followed soon after.
Margaret is also a well-educated person as she has a degree in geological engineering and has worked in a few famous US companies. Rumor has it that Marty and Margaret planned to divorce in the late 90s, had been secretly seeing another woman, but reportedly the two decided to stay together because of their children, and eventually came to a resolution, leaving their love for each other rekindled.
Marty and his wife currently live in Traverse City, Michigan, while their children moved in the 2000s and are now married with children.
Hobbies and other interests
Marty is a businessman while he enjoys spending his spare time with his family or playing golf and other sports with his brother and his friends. He has traveled all over the US, mostly for work, and rarely takes time to relax, but he has holidayed several times in Europe, staying in cities such as Athens in Greece and Paris in France, one of his favorite places in The United States. the world.
He loves to taste different cuisines, two of his favorites are Italian and Hungarian while his favorite food is spaghetti.
Marty grew up watching movies, and the actors and actresses he enjoyed the most were Elvis Presley, John Wayne, and Elizabeth Taylor, while some of his favorite movies included “The Searchers,” “El Dorado,” and “Rio Grande.”
Appearance and power
Martin is 64 years old. He has short brown hair and brown eyes, is 1.73 m tall and weighs about 68 kg. As of April 2020, his net worth is estimated at over $100 million.