Ric Flair is a retired pro wrestler who hails from the United States of America and people often regard him as the greatest professional ever. Right now he is venturing as a wrestling manager. He has won many championships in the course of his career with the WWE and held the record or being the first ever World Heavyweight champion in the former WCW entertainment show. Keep reading to find out how much is the net worth of Ric Flair in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Ric was born as Fred Philips, but most people know him as Richard Morgan Flickr. He brought into this world in 1949, February. His father is Luther Philips and mother, olive Philips. His hometown is in Memphis, Tennessee. He was adopted and attended Wisconsin’s Wayland Academy.
In his life so far, he has married four times. His first wife was Leslie Goldman for 12 years, then Elizabeth Harrell, his third was Tiffany VanDemark for three years until 2009 and the fourth one being Jackie Beems until 2014. He has been the father of four children, Ashley, David and Reid.
He is a Republican supporter. He has also been reported to have heart failure due to his kidney problems. He has also had controversial feuds with Mick Foley, Hulk Hogan and other superstars in real life.
Career, Awards, & Achievements
He decided that he wanted to be a professional wrestler from a very early age. He made his in-ring debut in 1972 and later on the following year he competed ‘International Wrestling Enterprise.’ He then made a couple of tours with “All Japan Pro Wrestling.” In the 80’s, he won the World Heavyweight Championship which he defended it on multiple occasions.
Ric later became the first WCW champion alongside the World Heavyweight Championship, and later in 1991, he went on to join WWE. This, however, did not prevent him from touring the world of sports promotion.
His success in the ring was further boosted when he won the royal rumble and further went ahead to win the WWF championship. After the success in WWF, he went back to WCW and settled with the industry until 1996. He also played a pivotal role in New World Order.
Ric, in 2003 was a member of the Evolution alongside other superstars. After an impressive career, Ric bid his farewell in 2008 as an in-ring performer. However, he has occasionally made appearances in the show and has also returned on several occasions.
Ric is inclusive in the ‘WWE Hall of Fame,’ ’NWA Hall of Fame,’ and also ‘St. Louis Wrestling Hall of Fame’. He has had the pleasure of being announced as the wrestler of the year on several occasions in recent years. He has won the Slammy award, and most notable achievements are being the world champion in several occasions under different brands.
Net Worth & Earnings
Ric Flair’s estimated net worth is over $6.5 million. He has enjoyed a career spreading in over four decades and has had the pleasure of competing with renowned athletes like the Undertaker, Hulk Hogan and many more. This value has been accumulated through the earnings he received when he was active in wrestling. He is also a manager, and the amount he receives from this is a major boost.
Ric is probably known by every wrestling fan all over the world. He is probably the greatest ever in-ring performer in the history of sports entertainment, and he has proven this by winning major championships and also winning a host of matches. He has fans globally and serves as a mentor to many wrestlers all over. He is a wrestling manager who only means that this value will go on rising in the future.