Ric Flair Net Worth, How Much The Legendary Wrestler Worth
Ric Flair is a legendary professional wrestler. He retired from professional wrestling in 2012.
He’s currently in contract with WWE (world wrestling entertainment) under its Legends program.
According to journalists and multiple peers, Ric Flair is one of the greatest professional wrestlers of all time.
He gained popularity in the professional wrestling industry when he had his debut bout in Japan, 1973.
Throughout his 40 years of career, Ric Flair Net Worth is estimated to be $3 million.
Ric Flair Age, Young Life, Height, and Weight
Richard Morgan Fliehr, He was born in Memphis, Tennessee, on February 25, 1949.
Richard was born to Luther and Olive Phillips.
When he was a baby, he got adopted by Dr. Richard Reid Fliehr and Kathleen Kinsmiller Fliehr.
The family settled in Edina, Minnesota. That’s where young Ric Flair lived throughout his childhood.
When he was a ninth grader, Richard attended Wayland Academy in Wisconsin for 4 years.
During that time, he participated in interscholastic, football, track, and wrestling.
As of this year, the Ric Flair age would be 70 years old.
Ric Flair height is 6 feet 1 inch or 185cm. His weight is 243 lb or 110 kg.
Professional Wrestling Career
Ric Flair began training as a professional wrestler in 1971 when he attended to wrestling camp.
He trained by Verne Gagne. He was training with The Iron Sheik, Ken Pater, and some other wrestlers.
Then, in December 1972, Ric Flair made his in-ring debut to a 10-minute draw against a local wrestler.
During that time, he adopted the ring name as “Ric Flair”.
He joined American Wrestling Association (AWA) and had opportunities to have matches with Andre the Giant, Dusty Rhodes, Larry Hennig, and more.
In 1973, Ric Flair competed for International Wrestling Enterprise in Japan.
Then, he joined All Japan Pro Wrestling tours under his new promoter Jim Crockett Jr.
However, Ric Flair’s career nearly ended because of a plane crash in North Carolina in 1975.
Ric Flair survived the plane crash and he broke his back. Flair was told by doctors that he would never wrestle again.
Surprisingly, Ric Flair returned to wrestling 8 months after. He was 26 years old at that time.
Ric Flair got his nickname as “The Nature Boy” which would last for a lifetime.
He managed to be the NWA World Heavyweight Champion during his time in All Japan.
Throughout the 1980s, Ric Flair defended the championships many times.
Flair lost his title in 1991 at WCW’s SuperBrawl broadcaster from America.
He was recognized as the first holder of WCW World Heavyweight Champion.
Later in 1991, Ric Flair signed with World Wrestling Federation WWF (now WWE).
He began to appear on TV as “The Real World Champion”. Ric Flair had great success in both WWF, WCW, and WWE.
He had some memorable feuds and storylines with other famous wrestlers like Hulk Hogan, Roddy Piper, Triple H, Shawn Michaels, and Etc.
Throughout his wrestling career, he went to several wrestling promotions besides WWE and WCW, such as the Independent “Ring of Honor” and Total Nonstop Action.
WWE Legend and Charlotte Flair’s Father
In 2012, Ric Flair was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in the class of 2012.
He decided to have a non-wrestling return to WWE.
In 2013 and 2014, he appeared occasionally by accompanying his daughter “Charlotte Flair” to the ring during her time in NXT.
Ric Flair began making more frequent appearances with his daughter in WWE show from 2015.
He had involved in his daughter WWE storyline. Until now, he’s still having a brief appearance in a WWE program a sometimes.
Ric Flair Personal Life
There’s a total of 5 Ric Flair spouse since 1971 to present.
Flair married his first wife Leslie Goodman in 1971 and they had two children.
Then in 1983, Ric Flair married his second wife Elizabeth Harrel after the divorce with Leslie.
They had two children, son Reid, and daughter Ashley.
His second wife and the children made several appearances in WCW in 1998 to 2000.
In 2013, Ric Flair son Reid died from drug overdose.
So, he decided to pass the torch of wrestling career to Ric Flair daughter Ashley who was well-known as Charlotte.
In 2018, the fifth Ric Flair Wedding happened. He married Wendy Barlow.
Championships and Accomplishments
- Two Times Recipients of WWE Hall of Fame induction in 2008 and 2012
- Inducted to George Tragos/Lou Thesz Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame Class of 2013
- 6 times WCW World Champion
- 9 times NWA World Champion
- Inducted in NWA Hall of Fame Class of 2008.
- WWE announced him as 16-times WWE world champion.
- Inducted to Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum, class of 2006
- Included in 2003’s top 500 singles wrestlers of the PWI Years, ranked number 2.
- 9 times as Wrestler of The Year in Wrestling Observer Newsletter
- Ric Flair popular quotes or catchphrases, The most popular one is “To be the man, you gotta beat the man!”
Ric Flair Net Worth Of This Year
The net worth of Ric Flair according to Celebrity Net Worth is approximately $3 million.
Ric Flair is no longer a professional wrestler. So, he earned money as a professional wrestling manager.
The main income sources of Ric Flair now is from his managing services.
Last year, his monthly salary as a manager is estimated to be $35,000.
The other income sources come from his book sale, event appearances, and some brand endorsement deals.
He’s currently in contract with a TickPick, a New York-based event tickets selling company.
Ric Flair lived luxuriously in a mansion located in Charlotte NC.
The mansion is a double-storeyed building that worth about $1 million.
He also owns several lavish cars such as black Chevrolet SS ($72,000), Chevrolet Camaro ($61,140), Mercedes Benz ($32,000), and 1999 Bentley Arnage T ($72,000).
Ric Flair has built his legacy in the professional wrestling industry since his debut in 1971.
He had involved many memorable storylines and feuds in various promotions.
He once decided to retire from in-ring wrestling in 2009 as a match stipulation in WWE’s Wrestlemania XXV.
However, he returns to wrestler again for both ROH and TNA. Then, he finally retired from in-ring wrestling in 2012.
As of this year, Ric Flair Net Worth is estimated to be $3 million.