Who is Marty Lagina and what is his net worth 2018? Marty Lagina is a television personality who is best known for appearing in the reality television series ‘The Curse of Oak Island’ on the History Channel. He became popular after appearing on the show in 2014. He is also an engineer by profession. He has been passionate about making wine and in June 2016, he established the Mari Vineyard. He has then made award winning wines along with his son Alex Lagina. In the show on History Channel, he hunts for treasure with his brother Rick. He was also the owner of Terra Energy Company which he sold to CMS Energy.
Mart Lagina was born in Kingsford located in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. His family used to do wine growing business in Italy. He became passionate about wine and making wine right from his childhood. He has got a brother named Rick Lagina. Both the brothers were raised in Michigan. In 1977, he completed his graduation with a B.Sc degree in, mechanical engineering. He did law and still used to work in different companies as a petroleum engineer in 1979 despite being a student.
After the completion of his law, Lagina then founded the company ‘Terra Energy Limited’ in 1982. It became the largest shale gas operating company in Michigan. He later sold the company to CMS Energy in 1995. Lagina is a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and is also a member of the State Bar of Michigan.
Marty Lagina has been married to his wife Olivia Lagina. They have two children together; a daughter named Maddie Lagina and a son named Alex Lagina. His family member assists him in his business. His son Alex is also an engineer just like his father.
Mart Lagina is an engineer by profession. He has also ventured into another profession in his career. He started his career by working in Amoco Production Company. He owns his own vineyard called ‘Mari Vineyards’. It is popular for making the red wine called ‘Villa Mari’. He is also into the energy business. In 2014, he became a part of the History Channel’s reality TV series called ‘The Curse of the Oak Island’.
In the show, he hunts for treasure in the Oak Island with his brother with modern equipment. They have been successful in finding artifacts. The Blankenship family inhabits the Oak Island; the brothers have teamed with Dave Blankenship and Dan Blankenship to discover the anonymities of the island. He has become popular after appearing in the show. The TV show has also become popular and has got many viewers.
Marty Lagina has not won any award in his career. His biggest achievement till date is by founding Mari Vineyards, and also the companies Terra Energy Limited and Heritage Sustainable.
Net Worth of Marty Lagina
Marty Lagina is a successful man both as a TV star and as a businessman. He has been involved in wine making business right from his childhood. In 2016, he started his own wine making company in Michigan. By doing so, he has gone on to accumulate good wealth for himself. Marty Lagina’s net worth is an estimated $100 Million. He owes his fortune to his wine company and also by appearing in the show ‘The Curse of the Oak Island’.
He has become popular after appearing on the show and has got many followers on the social networking sites. He was also the owner of Terra Energy Limited Company which he sold to CMS Energy for an estimated $58 million. He has also formed another company named ‘Heritage Sustainable’. The company specialises in generating energy from the wind. He was previously the chairman of Michigan Oil and Gas Association.
Mart Lagina shares a great bond with his son. Alex has helped his father in Mari Vineyards by making exquisite red wines. Marty Lagina is a team player and has good leadership skills. He inherited wine making from his parents, who too are involved in making wines in Italy. His company ‘Heritage Sustainable’ is projecting to make sixty turbines in the region of Missaukee. This will further make him Michigan’s largest wind energy producer.