Whenever we watch a WWE star wrestle inside the ring, one thought always crosses our mind; how do these behemoths live their life outside the squared circle. These superstars despite being portrayed as superheroes and supervillains on our screens, who are capable of tremendous athletic feats, are humans after all!
These superstars live an extremely hectic lifestyle with more than 300 days on the road in a year, leaving them with precious little time to spend with their families. What the stars do in their personal lives is often the topic of more intrigue when a discussion revolves around the WWE among the fans.
Here we dig deep into lives of some of the WWE superstars and list down some of them who have been married more than once.
Ric Flair, 5 marriages
Ric Flair is regarded by many as the greatest pro-wrestler in the history of the business. No one did character work better than him and his in-ring prowess is the stuff of legend. Portraying a character which showcased the ‘high-life’, Ric’s real-life also bears close semblance to it. He has been married 5 times in his storied life. He first married in 1971 to Lucie Goodman and the couple bore two children, Megan and David. Flair then married Elizabeth Harlett in 1983 and he had two children with her, a daughter named Charlotte who is one of the most popular WWE superstars right now and Reid, who sadly passed away due to a drug overdose a few years ago, The pair divorced in 2006. Ric didn’t stop there and married Tiffany VanDemark in 2006, the same year he got his second divorce. He divorced for the third time in 2009 and then got hitched to Jacqueline Beems in the same year. This marriage too didn’t last long and ended with separation in 2012. Flair recently married his girlfriend, Wendy Barlow, with whom he had been engaged since 2016.
Stone Cold Steve Austin, 4 marriages
Unarguably the most popular and the most profitable wrestler of all-time, Stone Cold Steve Austin was the poster-boy of WWE’s most successful period, the ‘Attitude Era’. The stuff he has done inside the ring are legendary in nature but so has been his life outside the ring. Austin first married his long-time girlfriend Kathryn Burrhus in 1990 before getting their marriage annulled in 1992. He then got into a relationship with Jeanie Clarke with who he had two daughters. The pair married in 1992 before getting a divorce in 1999. Fellow WWE superstar Debra Marshall then caught Austin’s eyes, who he married in 2000. But a domestic dispute led to a divorce in 2003. Austin right now has been married and been in a steady relationship with Kristin Feres for the past few years.
The Undertaker, 3 marriages
WWE legend The Undertaker too joins the list of superstars who have been hitched more than once in their lives. He married his first wife, Jodi Lynn, even before he made his WWE debut in 1989. They were married for almost a decade before getting divorced in 1999. He then married a woman named Sara in 2000 and even got a tattoo of her name on his neck. The couple had two daughters together before getting divorced in 2007. Taker was then taken by fellow WWE superstar Michelle McCool, whom he married in 2010 and the couple had their first child together in 2012. The pair has been in a steady relationship ever since then.
Sable, 3 marriages
Sable has been immortalized among the circles of pro-wrestling by becoming the first diva to pose for the world-renowned Playboy magazine. She was also the most popular female superstar of her era and her fame has been virtually unparalleled ever since then. Sable has also had a very interesting personal life, being married three times. She first got married to Wayne Richardson in 1986 with whom she had a daughter in 1988. Wayne tragically passed away in a car accident in 1991. She met pro-wrestler Marc Mero 1993 who introduced her to the WWE world. The pair married in 1994 but got split up in 1994. She then married one of the most well-known stars around the globe Brock Lesnar in 2006 and the pair is proud parents of two young boys, Turk and Duke.