Marty Lagina Net Worth in 2020: $100 million
Background: Marty Lagina is an engineer and entrepreneur famous for starring in the show The Curse of Oak Island who has a net worth of $100 million.
Marty Lagina was born in Kingsford in Michigan. He has spent nearly his entire life living in Michigan. Lagina graduated from Michigan Tech with honor in 1977 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering. He later continued his education and went on to learn a law degree, with honor, from the University of Michigan in 1982.
Lagina began his career as a petroleum engineer for Amoco Production Company. He later founded the company Terra Energy and quickly became a pioneer in extracting natural gas from shale in the 1990s. Lagina sold Terra Energy and launched a new company called Heritage Sustainable, which focuses on wind energy. He believes that 25% of Michigan's power can be met by wind.
The Curse of Oak Island airs on The History Channel and it chronicles the efforts of Marty Lagina and his brother, Rick Lagina, to find speculated treasure or historical artifacts believed to be on Oak Island, which is located in Nova Scotia, Canada.
Lagina also owns a winery called Mari Vineyards, which today has over 60 acres in Michigan. His son, Alex Lagina, is the day-to-day manager. Lagina founded the winery based on his family ties to one of Italy's premier winegrowing areas as well as a personal passion for wine. His vision for Mari Vineyards was to create world-class red wines, but to make them locally in northern Michigan.