He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay and won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for his performance as outback adventurer Michael "Crocodile" Dundee in Crocodile Dundee (1986), the first in the Dundee film franchise.
Hill proposed to her on an episode of the VH1 reality television show Couple's Therapy in 2012.
They began dating in 2008, when Claridge was 48 and Hill was 19.
Strong positive response from the viewing public saw Hogan invited back for repeated performances on New Faces; in another of these, he proposed to "play the shovels", which consisted of banging two shovels together a few times before making a series of jokes.
Hogan's natural ability as a comedic performer attracted the attention of Mike Willesee, host of Nine's news magazine program A Current Affair.
During the early 1980s, Hogan filmed a series of television ads promoting the Australian tourism industry, which aired in the United States.
An advertisement with the phrase "shrimp on the barbie" which aired from 1984, was particularly successful.
In 1995, Claridge appeared on Hulk Hogan's album Hulk Rules, where she sang back-up vocals along with The Wrestling Boot Band.
Claridge entered the spotlight in 2005 as "Linda Hogan", due to the VH1 reality show Hogan Knows Best.
Hulk Hogan is currently married to Jennifer Mc Daniel.