Ric Flair Net Worth 2020
|Popular Name:||Ric Flair|
|Real Name:||Richard Morgan Fliehr|
|Birth Date:||25 February 1949|
|Birth Place:||Memphis Tennessee, United States|
(m. 1971; div. 1983)
(m. 1983; div. 2006)
(m. 2006; div. 2009)
(m. 2009; div. 2014)
Wendy Barlow (m. 2018)
|Profession:||Professional Wrestler, Wrestling Manager|
|Years active:||1972 Till Date|
|Net Worth:||$3 Million|
Ric Flair is a retired professional wrestler famous for his exorbitant lifestyle with an addiction to women and alcohol. He once served as the face of World Championship Wrestling (WCW) and National Wrestling Alliance (NWA), and is known as one of the greatest wrestlers that ever lived. The first ever WCW champion, Ric has held the Championship for a record 16 times. His disorderly life involves four failed marriages, multiple injuries, strained relationship with his adoptive parents, and the heart-breaking loss of his son. In a career spanning over 40 years, Ric has broken many different records and created new ones by winning numerous championships. He has seen the lowest of lows and the highest of highs in the career of a professional wrestler but is still not considering retirement as he considers wrestling his first love. It is his sheer love for wrestling that made him to join Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) years after retiring from wrestling. However, he has admitted that his ‘number one’ regret of his career is wrestling for TNA. Ric is now often seen supporting his daughter Charlotte in WWE. Further reading of this article discloses Ric Flair net worth, career highlights, personal life, and the numerous accomplishments of this seasoned wrestler.
Ric Flair’s Early Life
Richard Morgan Fliehr was born as Fred Phillips in Memphis Tennessee, United States on 25 February 1949. He is the son of Luther and Olive Philips. He was adopted during his childhood and went to Wayland Academy in Wisconsin.
Ric Flair’s Career
Flair made his wrestling debut in the year 1972 when he was 23 years old. In 1973, he contested in the International Wrestling Enterprise. He went on several tours for AJPW (All Japan Pro Wrestling). In the 1980s, he became the winner of the NWA World Heavyweight Championship, and successfully defended it on many occasions. He then became the first World Championship Wrestling (WCW) Champion and was also the NWA World Heavyweight Champion. In 1991, he joined the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE, then WWF). Despite that, he still did tours for Super World of Sports promotion.
In 1992, Flair won a Royal Rumble match and eventually went ahead to claim the WWF Championship. He then rejoined WCW in 1993 and stayed with the industry till 1996. For a period of three years, he played an important role in nWo (New World Order).
In 2003, Flair and other superstars of WWE became members of Evolution. He gave his farewell address five years later. He signed with Independent Circuit in 2009. He was part of Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) for two years from 2010 to 2012, after which he made a return to the WWE and had been appearing in the show, particularly supporting his daughter, Charlotte Flair.
Awards & Achievements
The retired professional wrestler has been inducted into St. Louis Wrestling Hall of Fame, NWA Hall of Fame, WWE Hall of Fame, and Wrestling Observer Newsletter Hall of Fame.
He received a Stanley Weston Award in 2008, and has been named Wrestler of the Year on many occasions. Apart from winning several championships, Ric won a Slammy Award in 2008. He is the 13th Triple Crown Champion.
Personal Life & Family
Mr. Flair has been married four different times. He was married to Leslie Goldman for 12 years from 1971 to 1983. He then got married to Elizabeth Harrell in 1983. From 2006 to 2009, he had a marriage with Tiffany VanDemark. His fourth wife whom he divorced in 2014 after 5 years of marriage is Jackie Beems. He is the father of four children, including David, Ashley, and Reid.
In 2007, Ric Flair started a company called ‘Ric Flair Finance’. In less than a year, the company filed for bankruptcy. He mostly supports candidates of the Republican Party.
In 2017, Flair was diagnosed with kidney failure. He has had real life feuds with fellow wrestlers Hulk Hogan, Shane Douglas, Mick Foley, and Bret Hart.
Age & Physical Features
As of today, Ric Flair is 71 years old. His height is 185cm, and his weight is 110 kg.
Ric Flair Net Worth
Flair made his wealth as a professional wrestler, and still earns well as a wrestling manager. Besides, he also pockets a handsome sum from his endorsements and sponsorships.
Salary & Earnings
Flair reportedly made around $508,000 as salary from WWE in 2006. As per various sources, he earned around $47,000 to $101,149 annually as a wrestler in his prime, and now earns around $100,000 per year as a wrestling manager.
Similarly, back in 2011, his salary from TNA was around $22,000 per month. He has also appeared in several movies and television shows, including “Baywatch”, “Die, Detective”, “Magic Mike XXL”, “Nature Boy”, and several others which also account for Ric Flair net worth.
Assets, Houses, Cars, Lifestyle
Richard Morgan Fleihr owns a beautiful property in Charlotte. Also known as “Nature Boy”, Flair is known for his outrageous claims such as having guzzled 15 drinks a day, and slept with 15,000 women. A member of Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame, he is often lauded as the greatest wrestler of all time. Famous for his exorbitant lifestyle with an addiction to drinking and lavish spending, Ric Flair is best-known for his outrageous stage persona.
Ric Flair net worth has been in disparity. While celebritynetworth claims he is only $500,000 rich, many other online sources say he has around $3 million in his bank account. Whichever one it is, Ric Flair is one of the greatest wrestlers that has ever lived. When he was an active wrestler he established himself as one of the very best and won many championships. Due to his popularity, he earned roles in several movies and television shows. He has not only inspired younger wrestlers, but has also acquired thousands if not millions of fans from across the world.