About Ric Flair
Richard Morgan Fliehr, better known as Ric Flair or “The Nature Boy”, is a semi-retired professional wrestler from the United States. He started his professional career in the early 1970s, working with American Wrestling Association. During his lengthy career, which now spans over four decades, Ric has received a number of honorable titles: he is a 6-time WCW Champion, 8-time NWA Champion, All Star Pro Wrestling Champion, All Japan Pro Wrestling Champion, Central States Wrestling Champion and 2-time WWF Champion. Due to these achievements Flair is widely regarded as one of the greatest professional wrestlers in history and was induced into WWE Hall of Fame twice: for individual achievements in 2008 and as one of the Four Horseman in 2012. For the short periods of time Richard has also worked as a booker. As for 2013, Ric Flair net worth is estimated at $5 million.
Richard was born in Tennessee, in 1949. His biological parents left the boy before he could remember their faces and soon the boy was adopted by a good-hearted family, which took him to Minnesota. Wrestling, the source of Ric Flair net worth, was part of his life since the day he met Vachon Brothers.
For those who have not heard about those two, Maurice (aka Mad Dog) and Paul (aka Butcher) Vachon are long time AWA and NWA veterans, inductees of Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum. Ric achieved his first major wrestling victory before graduating from Wayland Academy: in 1966 he was named the state school wrestling champion. Ric Flair net worth started to grow in the early 1970s, when he joined the American Wrestling association. Due to his natural talent and endurance in the ring, it only took a couple of years for Flair to become a world known wrestler.
Ric’s personal life is not any less interesting then his professional career. To start with, Flair was married four times. His third wife, Tiffany VanDemark, was also an athlete, fitness competitor. Despite common interests and similar lifestyles, their marriage failed after two years. Flair’s latest divorce was finalized just a little over a year ago. As usually, Ric did not take much time to recover: just a few months later he started dating Wandy Barlow. What about his kids? Three of them decided to follow the footsteps of their father and became professional wrestlers. Although their fortune and fame did not came close to Ric Flair net worth and popularity, his children David, Reid and Ashley have managed to build relatively successful careers on WWE. Sadly, it looks like professional success did not bring them happiness. A few months ago Reid died after accidentally overdosing Xanax and heroin.