Ric Flair Biography

Updated On Jun 30, 2019 Published On Dec 29, 2016
Facts of Ric Flair
Date of Birth: 1949 , February-25
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch
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Ric Flair is an American Professional wrestling manager and the former professional wrestler of WWE.

Ric Flair's early life

He was born on February 25, 1949, in Memphis, Tennessee, the United States. His birth name is Richard Morgan Fliehr. He was adopted as a child who attended Wayland Academy in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin after ninth grade.


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Ric holds an American nationality and he belongs to the white ethnicity.

During his high school, he participated in interscholastic wrestling, football, and track.

Ric Flair's career

He has been the world champion for 16 consecutive times. He made his debut in wrestling on December 10, 1972, in Rice Lake, Wisconsin.

In his first battle, he fought with George Gadaski for 10 minutes. He set his ring name as Ric Flair at his debut.

He became the Wrestler of the Year in 1984and the Most Outstanding Wrestler in 1989.

He also remained as the Most Charismatic wrestler of WWF between the years 1983-1984.

Ric Flair's personal life

Ric has reached the age of 67 and he has got the height of 6 feet 1 inch.

Ric Flair got married four times and divorced with all four wives. Leslie Goodman, Elizabeth Harrel, Tiffany VanDemark, and Jackie Beems are his first, second, third, and fourth wife respectively.

Ric Flair's net worth, salary, cars, and properties

He has a net worth of $3 million. According to Sportskeeda Ric's last salary from pro-wrestling was $35k per month.

Ric Flair also had endorsement deals with TickPick from where he received $35,000.

Ric Flair's cars

Talking about locomotives Ric's garage is full of luxury cars:

  • Chevrolet SS: $72,000
  • Chevrolet Camaro: $61,140
  • 1999 Bentley Arnage T: $72,000
  • Mercedez Benz: $32,000

Ric Flair's properties

Ric dwelled in a $1 million mansion located in Charlotte NC. The house is a double-storeyed building and is facilitated with a swimming pool.

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Ric Flair facts on timeline

Born in Memphis, Tennessee

February 25 , 1949

Ric Flair, an American professional wrestler, was born on February 25, 1949, in Memphis, Tennesse. His real name is Richard Morgan Fliehr. His biological parents are unknown as he was adopted as a child.He attended Wayland Academy in Beaver Dam after ninth grade.

Started professional Wrestling Career in Rice Lake

December 10 , 1972

Ric Flair made his debut in professional wrestling career in Rice lake. He then fought with George "Scrap Iron" Gadaski in his first match on 10 December 1972 where he played for 10 minutes and was able to draw the game. 

Competed first time in Japan


Ric Flair has spent most of his career fighting in Japan. He first competed in Japan in 1973 for International Wrestling Enterprise. He there fought due to the working agreement between AWA promoter Verne Gagne and the IWE.

Left AWA


Ric Flair left the AWA for Jim Crockett's Mid-Atlantic region in the National Wrestling Alliance in 1974. Soon after that, he won his first single title in 1975 by beating Paul Jones for the Mid-Atlantic TV Championship.

Won first NWA World Heavyweight Championship

September 17 , 1981

Ric Flair won his first NWA World Heavyweight Championship on September 17, 1981. He there beat Dusty Rhodes for winning the titles. He established himself as the promotion's main franchise in the midst of emerging competition from Vince McMahon's WWF.

Signed with WWF


In August 1991, Ric Flair signed with WWF and started appearing on TV. Initially, he appeared with the Big Gold Belt, calling himself "The Real World Champion". He repeatedly challenged to WWF wrestlers like Roddy Piper and Hulk Hogan while being on WWF.

Appeared in a TV show Baywatch


Apart from fighting, Ric Flair has made a number of appearances in TV shows.  He, along with other WCW wrestlers, appeared in an episode of Baywatch, an American action drama series created by Michael Berk, Douglas Schwartz, and Gregory J. Bonann, in 1996

Married to Leslie Goodman

August 28 , 1971

Ric Flair got married to Leslie Goodman on August 28, 1971. He was 22 years while he got married for the first time. Ric had two children, daughter Megan and son David, with his wife Leslie. He divorced her after 12 years of relationship.

Divorced his first wife Leslie

August 27 , 1983

Ric Flair, after remaining in a relationship for twelve with Leslie, divorced his wife in 1983. He had 2 children before he divorced her on 27 August 1983. After this, he married for three more times and also divorced all three wives.