Birth Name: Ashley Elizabeth Fliehr
Place of Birth: Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S.
Date of Birth: April 5, 1986
Ethnicity: English, some German, Scottish, Cajun French, French-Canadian, Dutch, Welsh, Irish, distant French and Swiss-German
Charlotte Flair is an American professional wrestler and actor. She is known for her work on WWE, where she has performed on the Raw, Smackdown, and NXT brands. She holds the record for the most women’s championship reigns in WWE.
Charltote is the daughter of Elizabeth and professional wrestler Ric Flair (legal name Richard Morgan Fliehr). Her father was adopted by Kathleen, who worked for the Minneapolis Star Tribune, and Richard Reid Fliehr, who worked in obstetrics and gynecology. Her brother, Reid Flair, and half-brother, David Flair, are also professional wrestlers. Her name represents her hometown of Charlotte, North Carolina. She is married to Mexican professional wrestler Andrade El Idolo.
Charlotte’s father is of mostly English descent with some Cajun French, French-Canadian, Scottish, Dutch, Welsh, Irish, and German. Charlotte’s mother is of mostly English descent, with some German, Scottish, and distant French and Swiss-German descent.
Charlotte’s biological paternal grandfather was Luther Phillips (the son of Louis/Louie Alvin Phillips and Mae/May Gilbert). Luther was born in Arkansas. Louis was the son of Willam Abe Phillips and Margaret Emma Parker. May was the daughter of Frank L. Gilbert and Fannie Stegall.
Charlotte’s biological paternal grandmother was Olive Demaree (the daughter of David Kimball Demaree and Iva Elizabeth Raines). Olive was born in Arkansas. David was the son of William P. Demaree and Ida Kimball.
Charlotte’s maternal grandfather was Robert Conrad Harrell (the son of Conrad Harrell and Belle Raker). Robert was born in Florida. Conrad was the son of William Conrad Harrell and Eliza Harrell. William and Eliza were first cousins, three times removed. Belle was the daughter of Ira Belle Raker and Edna Allen.
Charlotte’s maternal grandmother, Mary Ann Stairley (the daughter of Beauregard Stairley and Gladys Bratcher). Mary Ann was born in Florida. The name Stairley can be traced to Charlotte’s five-times great-grandfather, Johann Jacob Stierle, who emigrated from Germany to South Carolina in the 1700s.
Sources: Excerpt from Charlotte’s father’s autobiography, To Be the Man, 2004 – https://www.simonandschuster.com
Charlotte’s father’s official site – https://www.natureboyricflair.com
Genealogies of Charlotte’s biological paternal grandparents, Luther Phillips and Olive Demaree – https://www.familysearch.org
Genealogies of Charlotte’s maternal grandparents, Robert Conrad Harrell and Mary Ann Stairley – https://www.familysearch.org