Member of the prominent Von Erich wrestling family, he was a WWF Intercontinental Champion. He was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame.His later wrestling career took a darker turn, as a motorcycle accident badly injured his foot, which eventually had to be amputated; he got addicted to pain killers as a result.One of the highlights of his wrestling career came in the defeat of Ric Flair to claim the NWA World Heavyweight Championship in front of 45,000 fans in Texas Stadium.BEFORE FAME
He began wrestling in his father's NWA Texas promotion, holding many of its Tag Team titles, and then moved to the WCW.PERSONAL LIFE
His father was the legendary wrestler Fritz Von Erich, and his four brothers, David, Kevin, Mike, and Chris, all followed in their father's footsteps.FUN FACTS
Wrestler Kerry Von Erich were born on Wednesday, in a leap year, birthstone is Amethyst, the seaon was Winter in the Chinese year of Rat, it is 31 days until Kerry Von Erich next birthday.