Ric Flair Biography
The four times married and divorced, Ric Flair is an American professional wrestling manager and retired professional wrestler signed to WWE under its Legends program. Best known as the greatest professional wrestler of all time and the best American performer of the 1980s, Ric had a career that spanned 40 years
Unlike his fruitful career, Ric’s married life was never appreciable. As most of us know, Ric has married four times in his life and each time the marriage did not work. To know all about Ric’s early life, education, career, nationality, ethnicity, family, married life, wife, divorce, children, dating life, relationship, net worth, salary and more.
Ric Flair Early Life and Education
Ric Flair was born on February 25, 1949, in Memphis, Tennessee United States. He was adopted by the wealthy family of United States. His family settled in Edina, Minnesota, where Flair lived throughout his childhood.
Flair at a Comic Con event in 2016
He attended Wayland Academy for four years after his ninth grade, is a co-educational boarding school in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, during that time he participates in interscholastic wrestling, football, and track. Fliehr won the state private school wrestling championship. Further, he dropped out of college without receiving his degree.
Ric Flair Career
In the winter of 1971, Flair attended Gagne’s first wrestling camp with Greg Gagne, Jim Brunzell, Iron Sheik, and Ken Patera at Gagne’s barn outside Minneapolis. Adopting the ring name Ric Flair on December 10, 1972, he made his debut in Rice Lake, Wisconsin, battling George “Scrap Iron”. Associating with the American Wrestling Association (AWA), Flair had matches with Dusty Rhodes, André the Giant, Larry Hennig, and Wahoo McDaniel.
Ric Flair on wrestling court
He is also associated with International Wrestling Enterprise (IWE) and first competed in Japan in 1973. After IWE, he began working tours for All Japan Pro Wrestling (AJPW) in 1974. Flair beat Dusty Rhodes for his first NWA World Heavyweight Championship on September 17, 1981. On his career, he has won many championships and associated with many wrestling organization like World Wrestling Federation, Super World of Sports, National Wrestling Alliance and much more.
In August 1991, he signed with the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) and began appearing on television as one of the most hated heels the next month. He appeared on WWF shows with the Big Gold Belt, calling himself “The Real World Champion”. Flair won the Rumble match to claim the vacant WWF Championship in 1992 at the 1992 Royal Rumble match.
Ric Flair Personal Life and Net Worth
He is married to Leslie Goodman on 28 August 1971 together they have two children. Later on, they get divorced. On 27 August 1983 he got married to Elizabeth Flair together they have two children.
Ric Flair got married to his wife Jackie Beems on 11 November 2009 and get divorced on 1 February 2014. He is married to his second wife Tiffany VanDemark on 27 May 2006 later they get divorced in 2009.
Flair with his ex-wife
Moving towards his net worth he has estimated worth of $70 million dollars in 2016. He was inducted twice into the WWE Hall of Fame, as an individual in 2008. He played as a member of the Four Horsemen in 2012.