Rick Boogs 2021 – Net Worth, Salary, Records and Personal Life


Rick Boogs is perhaps best known as Shinsuke Nakamura’s guitarist and here is all about the WWE star including his net worth, salary, records and personal life

Rick Boogs Facts

Birth PlaceFranklin, Wisconsin
Father’s NameTo be updated
Mother’s NameTo be updated
Star SignLibra
Net Worth (2021)$1 million
Salary (2021)To be updated
Age33 years
Date of Birth19 October, 1987
High SchoolFranklin High School
Wrestling Debut2017
WWE Debut2017
FinisherTo be updated
Achievements2010, 2011 NCAA participant, 2x WWE 24/7 Champion
SpouseTo be updated
ChildrenOne daughter
NicknameEric Bugenhagen, Joseph Average, The Nightpanther, Ric Boog,Rik Bugez
Social MediaTwitter, YouTube

Rick Boogs was born on the 19th of October, 1987 in Franklin, Wisconsin. Starting off as an amateur wrestler and then a bodybuilder, he is now making heads turn in the WWE.

Rick Boogs net worth and salary

Rick Boogs has a net worth of $1million in 2021 thanks to his WWE, YouTube and Comedy career.

The rising WWE star also knows how to play the guitar, it seems, as he plays Shinsuke Nakamura during the Japanese star’s entrace.

The salary of Rick Boogs isn’t confirmed, though WWE stars usually make more than $50,000 on the basic contract too.

Rick Boogs career

Rick Boogs, real name, Eric Bugenhagen, wrestled during his high school years and was in the NCAA Division I while at the University of Wisconsin.

He has a degree in Kinesiology, and taught at his alma mater as a wrestling coach. Further, Boogs, also tried his luck at the US Olympic trials.

The 33-year-old made his WWE NXT debut on 19 October, 2017 during an episode of NXT live and he lost to Lars Sullivan.

Eric Boogs is a former WWE 24/7 Champion
Rick Boogs plays the guitar for Shinsuke Nakamura and Pat McAfee (WWE)

Boogs performed under the Ric Boog nickname and also wrestled under different names during his time on NXT.

Boogs also played the role of the Old Spice representative Average Joe/The Nightpanther for some advertisements. He won the 24/7 title twice during this time before getting his move to SmackDown.

Boogs came out as the guitarist playing Nakamura and has accompanied the Japanese star since making his debut on SmackDown on 21 May, 2021. Since then his entrances to the ring have been the same.

He then made his in-ring debut on the 20th of August alongside Nakamura. He teamed up with the Japanese star on SmackDown that night, earning a win over Apollo Crews and Commander Azeez.

A fortnight later, Boogs, accompanied by Nakamura, absolutely starched Dolph Ziggler on SmackDown. He made light work of the WWE veteran in a singles match victory.

Rick Boogs family and personal life

There isn’t a lot known about Boogs prior to his wrestling career. The WWE star is married and has a daughter but that is about it when it comes to his private life.

Boogs also has a comedy career and a YouTube channel where his family is seen often. Most of the videos that Boogs releases are to help with weight training.

His wife can be seen making an appearance or two in very few videos of his, one such video being Boogs being assisted by her during a 635lb bench hammer.

FAQs about Rick Boogs

What is the net worth of Rick Boggs?
Rick Boogs has a net worth of approximately $1 million.
How old is Rick Boogs?
Rick Boogs is 33 years old.
When did Rick Boogs make his WWE debut?
Rick Boogs made his WWE debut in 2017
Who is Rick Boogs married to?
Rick Boogs is married but details regarding the name of his wife are unavailable
Does Rick Boogs have any children?
Rick Boogs has a young daughter
Has Rick Boogs won any WWE titles?
Rick Boogs is a two-time WWE 24/7 Champion
When did Rick Boogs make his main roster debut?
Rick Boogs made his main roster debut on the 21st of May, 2021.
When did Rick Boogs make his in-ring debut on SmackDown?
Rick Boogs made his in-ring debut on the 20th of August, alongside Nakamura in a tag-team match against Apollo Crews and Commander Azeez.

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