Ric Flair Biography

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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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.

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

Ric Flair got married for 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 holds an American nationality and he belongs to the white ethnicity. He has a net worth of 5 million Dollars.

Ric Flair

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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 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

1973

Ric 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

1974

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 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

1991

In August 1991, 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

1996

Apart from fighting, 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

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

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.