Ric Flair is a 16X World Championship holder former wrestler. Ric Flair is married to Wendy Barlow
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Ric Flair is married to the Canadian tennis player Wendy Barlow. The walked down the aisle on the 12th of September 2018. The wedding took place at the Pearl Hotel in Florida. The wedding was attended by personalities like Undertaker and Dennis Rodman.
Before that, he was married to Jackie Beems. They married on the 11th of November 2009. However, they parted their ways on the 1st of February 2014 with divorce.
Prior to that, he married Tiffany VanDemark on the 27th of May 2006 which lasted till 2009. After three years of marriage, they got divorced from each other.
Before that, he married the actress, Elizabeth Flair on the 27th of August 1983. Together, they have two children incusing Charlotte and Reid. Charlotte is also a professional wrestler by profession. Also, Reid was a wrestler. He died on the 29th of March 2013 due to the overdose of the drug.
His first wife happens to be Leslie Goodman whom he married on the 28th of August 1971. With Leslie, he has two children including a son, David, and daughter, Megan. David is a professional wrestler like his father.
Ric Flair is a 16X World Championship holder and former wrestler. Currently, Ric Flair is a professional wrestling manager.
Ric Flair– Birth, Age, Ethnicity, Parents
He was born on the 25th of February 1949 in Memphis, Tennessee to Luther and Olive Phillips. His birth name is Fred Phillips and is of Caucasian ethnicity.
His birth parents are Luther Phillips (father) and Olive Phillips (mother).
Later, Kathleen Kinsmiller Fliehr and Richard Reid Fliehr adopted him from Tennessee Children’s Home Society. His foster father, Richard was a gynecologist, and his foster mother, Kathleen worked for the American newspaper, Star Tribune.
At the time of adaption, his foster parents named him Richard Morgan Fliehr. Later, he settled in Edina, Minnesota along with his foster parents.
Ric Flair- Education
He joined the Wayland Academy in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin. Later, he attended the University of Minnesota. However, he dropped out of the university as a freshman. After that, he started working as a bouncer for clubs.
During High School, he used to participate in extra-curriculum activities including football and wrestling.
Ric Flair- Professional Life, Career
– During the early ’70s, Ric Flair started training with professional wrestler, Vernee Gagne. Also, he joined Gagne’s wrestling camp where he obtained training along with The Iron Sheik and Ken Patera.
– On the 10th of December 1972, he debuted as a wrestler against Scrap Iron. In the match, he adopted his name as Ric Flair.
– In 1973, he represented the American Wrestling Association (AWA) in Japan. Later, he joined All Japan Pro Wrestling leaving AWA.
– On the 17th of September 1981, he won his first NWA World Heavyweight Championship title beating Dusty Rhodes. He held the championship title for two years and lose the title in 1986 to Rhodes.
– In 1985, he formed a tag team along with Ole and Arn Anderson. Later, they formed the group with the name Four Horsemen along with Tully Blanchard. However, the alliance of the four wrestlers was not permanent and many members joined and left the team.
– In 1991, he joined the WWF. On the 19th of January 1992, he won the title of WWF championship winning the Royal Rumble Match. However, he lost the title to Bret Hart on the 12th of October.
– In February 1993, he returned to WCW as the face of the brand. The same year, he won the NWA World Heavy Weight Championship.
– In 2003, he joined the alliance with the wrestlers like Triple H, Batista, and Randy Orton. The alliance was named Evolution. Along with the team, he won the title of the World Tag Team Championship two times.
– On the 29th of March 2008, he became the first wrestler to walk through the Hall of Frame. One day later, he retired as a wrestler losing the match against Shawn Michaela at Wrestlemania XXIV.
8X NWA World Heavyweight Championship.
2X WWF Heavyweight Championship.
6X WCW World Heavyweight Championship
Ric Flair’s Net Worth, Salary
Through his career as a wrestler, he has accumulated a net worth of $3 million as of 2022. His average earnings as a professional wrestler were around $500k or above.
Besides that, his earnings as a professional wrestling manager are in the range of $92k.
Ric Flair- Legal Controversy
In December 2005, an arrest warrant was issued against Flair when he was involved in road rage. At the time, he grabbed a motorist in the road by his neck. Also, he damaged his vehicle.
In 2007, his former employer, Ring of Honor sued him accusing that he owns the company around $40k. Also, the company claimed that he disobeyed the contract by not appearing in the events as per the contract.
Flair’s Height, Weight
Ric Flair is a hazel eye with light hair. His height is 6 feet 1 inch and weighs around 110 kg.
Ric Flair- Twitter, Instagram, Facebook
Ric has 1.1 million followers on Twitter, 2.1m on Instagram, and 1.8m on Facebook.
On Twitter, he is following the personalities like Jason Bateman, Todd Hartley, and Rick Kosick.