Jerry Lawler is globally famous by the name as ‘The King’ in the wrestling fraternity. Jerry Lawler has been ruling the sports-entertainment industry since 1970 with utmost effort, passion, and dedication. Jerry’s fan followers get thrilled in watching his smackdown moves and techniques which are highly jaw-dropping to watch over. With much effort in the wrestling fraternity, Jerry Lawler has grabbed the national attention which has fetched him great popularity and recognition globally. Let us find out the net worth of Jerry Lawler in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Jerry Lawler is born on 29 November 1949 in Tennessee in the United States, and thus he was born with American nationality. Originally, Jerry Lawler was born with the birth name as ‘Jerry O’ Neil Lawler’. Jerry Lawler was born to mother ‘Hazel Lawler’. There is not much known about Jerry Lawler’s father. Jerry belonged to a middle-class family which inspired him to become a great man in the near future. Jerry Lawler belonged to the white ethnicity. There is not much known about Jerry Lawler’s educational background and childhood. Jerry Lawler is famous and well-known by his stage name as ‘The King’.
Jerry Lawler belonged to a wrestling background were his cousin brother was the famous wrestler ‘The Honky Tonk Man’. Jerry Lawler got first married to ‘Kay’ and the couple together have two children ‘Kevin Lawler’ and ‘Bran Lawler’. But the couple soon ended up in a divorce. Next, Lawler got hitched for the second time to ‘Paula’ and this marriage too didn’t last for long. In 2000, Lawler married for the third time to ‘Stacy Carter’ but the couple after some time ended up in a divorce.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Jerry Lawler first started off his professional career by being a disc jockey in his own hometown.
Later, the wrestling promoter ‘Aubrey Griffith’ first noticed Lawler’s hidden wrestling skill and techniques which made him get a free wrestling training from him.
In the year 1971, Jerry Lawler first holds the title of a wrestler by proving his capabilities and potential in winning the title of ‘Championship’. With this, Lawler soon won the title of ‘NWA Southern Tag Team Championship’.
In 1992, Jerry Lawler got his major break in ‘WWF’ which eventually made him ‘The King’ of the wrestling fraternity.
Gradually with the time, Jerry Lawler become a professional WWF wrestler and has won numerous titles and recognition over the years of his professional wrestling career. Jerry Lawler has been bestowed by numerous awards and recognition over the past years of his professional wrestling career. To name a few ‘CWA Heavy Weight Championship’, ‘CWA World Heavy Weight Championship’, ‘NWA Tennessee Tag Team Championship’, ‘NWA Mid-America Heavy Weight Championship’, and many others.
Net Worth & Earnings
The heavyweight champion of all time ‘Jerry Lawler’ has contributed his hidden wrestling talent and skill in the wrestling fraternity hugely. His unique movement and techniques have inspired the newbie wrestlers to inspire to become one like him in the near future. The total estimated net worth of Jerry Lawler is about $8.5 million approximately.
To conclude we may say that Jerry Lawler impeccable skill and technique made him a national hero in the wrestling fraternity. Soon, Lawler became more famous and popular by the stage name as ‘The King’. Lawler has held the title of world heavyweight champion throughout his wrestling career respectively.