Richard Morgan Fliehr, famed for his ring name Ric Flair is a retired American professional wrestler and former manager. He is considered to be one of the greatest pro-wrestler of his time. He had a career depicting 40 years into professional wrestling that immaculate his legendary status.
Ric Flair was born on February 25, 1949, in Memphis, Tennessee. His parents were Olive and Luther Philips. His autobiography accounted that his birth name under different documents was written down as Fred Philips. He was adopted with an arrangement by Tennessee Children’s Home Society.
He joined Wayland Academy in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin and studied there for four years. He, later on, joined theUniversity of Minnesota on a football scholarship. However, he dropped off the college without attaining his degree. He was trained by Verne Gagne into being a professional wrestler.
- He has 31 major championship titles between WWF/WWE, NWA, and WCW.
- He has been inducted into WWF/E Hall of Fame twice as part of his individual career and as part of The Four Horsemen.
Wayland Academy, University of Minnesota
$ 5 Million
- Debut: December 10, 1972
- Trained by: Verne Gagne
- Retired: December 3, 2012
- Stage Name: Rick Flair, The Black Scorpion
- Nick Name : (The) Nature Boy, Slic Ric
- Signature Moves: Back body drop, Dropkick, Chop block, Elbow Drop, Piledriver, Shinbreaker
- Finishing Move: Diving Knee-drop, Figure-four leglock
- World Tag Team Championship: Three Times
- WWE Intercontinental Championship: One Time
- WWF World Heavyweight Championship: Two Times
- Royal Rumble: 1992
- Thirteenth Triple Crown Champion
- WWE Hall of Fame: Class of 2008 and Class of 2011
- Occupation: Professional Wrestler, Actor, Media Personality
- Date of Birth: February 25, 1949
- Age (As of current): 67 years
- Place of Birth: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
- Gender: Male
- Spouse: Leslie Goodman (1971-83), Elizabeth Flair (1983-2006), Tiffany VanDemark (2006-09), Jackie Beems (2009-2012)
- Children: Four
- Height in m: 1.85 m
- Height in ft: 6 feet 1 inches
- Height in cm: 185 cm
- Weight in kg: 110 kilograms approx.
- Weight in the pound: 242 lbs.
- Nationality: American