Rick Boogs: Wiki, Bio, Age, WWE, YouTube, Family, Net Worth

Rick Boogs: Wiki, Bio, Age, WWE, YouTube, Family, Net Worth, America, SmackDown, Eric Bugenhagen, Raw, Height, Weight: Rick Boogs is a well-known professional wrestler and YouTuber from the United States of America. He was born in 1986 and is 35 years old at the moment. Despite his real name, he has gained popularity with his ring names like Joseph Average, The Nightpanther, Ric Boog, Rick Boogs, and Rik Bugez. Although he started his career as an Amateur wrestler at the high school and university levels, he was later signed by WWE. Besides being a wrestler, he also has a YouTube channel by his real name, Eric Bugenhagen. Lately, he was in the news when he made a return to the wrestling ring after nine months of suffering an injury during the match.

Rick Boogs

Rick Boogs Birth and Family

Eric Bugenhagen was born to his parent on October 19, 1987. He took birth in Franklin, Wisconsin in the United States of America. As of January 2023, he is 35 years old. Also, his zodiac sign as per his date of birth is Libra. Furthermore, we were unable to fetch any details regarding Benjamins’s birthdate, birth month, parents, his parent’s occupation, or zodiac sign at the moment. Also, there are no details available in the public domain regarding his early life.

Rick Boogs Education and Early Career

In terms of educational qualifications, Rick completed his schooling at Franklin High School. While there, he earned a state title. Later, he went to the University of Wisconsin- Madison to receive his undergraduate degree in Kinesiology. Under Barry Davis, head wrestling coach at the university, he started wrestling for the NCAA Division University of Wisconsin team, ‘Wisconsin Badgers’. He played for them from 2006 to 2011. During this time, he also wrestled in United States Olympics Trials qualifier. After completing his graduate degree, he worked as a coach for his university.

Rick Boogs

Rick Boogs Career

Eric’s actual professional career began when he was signed by World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. commonly known as WWE. He was given the ring name ‘Ric Boog’ under the Raw brand. He played his debut match in WWE NXT Live on October 19, 2017. He then wrestled on WWE Worlds Collide as ‘Rik Bugez’ and in several other episodes of WWE NXT Live. On February 22, 2020, he gave one of his notable performances against Finn Balor despite losing the match. He also wrestled in WrestleMania 37 and won the WWE 24/7 Championship twice.

In 2021, he changed his ring name to Rik Boogs and made his SmackDown debut. He then wrestled at WrestleMania 38 but suffered an injury in which his quadriceps were torn and required surgery.  He made his return in late January 2023.

Besides being a wrestler, he is also a YouTuber. He started a YouTube channel with his real name Eric Bugenhagen in 2012. He posts videos related to comedy, weight training, fitness, and mindset on his channel where he has 305 thousand subscribers.

Rick Boogs Achievements

  • Boogs was ranked 224 out of 500 singles wrestlers in the Wrestling Illustrated 500 in 2022.
  • He won WWE 24/7 Championship twice.

Rick Boogs Return to the Ring

Recently, on January 30, 2023, Eric Bugenhagen also known as Rick Boogs made his return to Raw after nine months. In April 2022, Rick got injured with a torn quadriceps during a Smackdown Tag Team Championship match at WrestleMania 38. Due to this Boogs had to undergo surgery. Recovering from the same, he returned to the ring after a period of nine months and defeated The Miz in an impromptu match.

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Rick Height, Weight, and Physical Appearance

Eric Bugenhagen is a 6 feet and 1-inch-tall professional wrestler. Also, he weighs about 125 kilograms. In terms of appearance, he has a fair complexion and he often keeps a mustache.

Rick Religion, Nationality, Ethnicity, and Net Worth

Unfortunately, information about Eric Bugenhagen’s nationality, ethnicity, and the religion he follows is not available at the moment. Furthermore, he has an estimated net worth of $1 million as per the information available.

Eric Bugenhagen

Rick Social Media

As of January 2023, he has a total of 197 thousand followers with 925 posts on his Instagram account. Additionally, he follows 542 people. On his Twitter account, he follows 300 people and has 35.8 thousand followers with 904 tweets. He also has a YouTube channel by the name  Eric Bugunhagen. It has 305 thousand subscribers and all-time views of 95,948,470 million. 


Here is the full bio/wiki of Rick Boogs his family,  mother, father, name, age, height in feet, weight, body measurements, interests/hobbies, family, address, hometown, ethnicity, birthplace, parents, achievements, school, net worth, birthday, zodiac sign, education, caste, religion, WWE, YouTube, Family, Net Worth, America, SmackDown, Eric Bugenhagen, Raw, Instagram, Twitter and more.

Rick Boogs Information Table

Name Eric Bugenhagen
Known as   Eric Bugenhagen
Joseph Average
The Nightpanther
Ric Boog
Rick Boogs
Rik Bugez
Gender   Male
Profession   Professional Wrestler
Height (approx.)   in centimeters – 185 cm

meters – 1.85 m

feet inches – 6 ft 1 in

Weight (approx.)   in kilograms – 125 kg

in pounds – 276 lbs

Figure Measurements   Not Known
Eye Colour   Not Known
Hair Colour   Not Known
Date of Birth   October 19, 1987 
Age (as of 2022)   35 years
Birth Place   Franklin, Wisconsin, United States of America
Zodiac sign/Sun sign   Libra
Nationality   American
Hometown   Not Known
School   Franklin High School
College/University   University of Wisconsin
Educational Qualification   Graduate 
Religion   Not Known
Ethnicity   Not Known
Caste   Not Applicable
Address   Not Known
Hobbies/Interests   Not Known
Marital Status   Not Known
Affairs/Boyfriends/Girlfriends   Not Known
Sexuality   Not Known
Parents   Father: Not Known

Mother: Not Known

Siblings   Not Known
Husband/Spouse   Not Known
Children   Not Known
Net Worth   $1 Million

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Rick

  • Boogs real name is Eric Buenhagen.
  • Before being signed by WWE he did wrestling at High School and University levels.
  • He returned to the ring on January 30, 2023, after nine months of getting injured during a match.
  • Rick Boogs zodiac sign is Libra according to his date of birth.
  • He owns an estimated net worth of approximately $1 Million.


1. Who is Rick Boogs?

He is a professional Wrestler and YouTuber from the United States of America.

2. What is Boogs real name?

Popular by his ring name, Eric Buenhagen is the real name of Rick.

3. Where did Rick study?

He studied at the University of Wisconsin- Madison and received his undergraduate degree there.

4. How old is Eric Buenhagen?

Born in 1987, he is 35 years old as of January 2023.

5. How tall is Rick?

The WWE Wrestler is 6 feet and 1 inch tall and weighs about 125 kilograms.

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