His son is also a pro wrestler.
Jerry is the cousin of professional wrestler Roy Farris, best known by his ring name The Honky Tonk Man.
He was trained to wrestle by Jackie Fargo.
Jerry was married to former WWE Diva Stacy Carter who was known,by the ring name the Kat but got a divorce in 2001.
Jerry Lawler was inducted into the 2007 WWE hall of fame.
At ECW One Night Stand 2006, The King was defeated by Tazz.
Beat Chris "Masterpeice" Masters on an episode of RAW on November 27, 2006.
Jerry's Best Friend and Colleague is Jim "J.R." Ross
On April 5, 1982, Andy Kaufman beat Jerry by DQ.
In 1980, Jerry suffered a broken leg and missed 3 months of action.
On November 12, 1979, Jerry beat Billy Graham to win the CWA World title in Memphis, TN..
On November 19, 1975, Jerry & Jackie Fargo won the United States Tag titles in Nashville, TN.
On May 4, 1974, Jerry & Steve Kovac won the United States Junior Tag titles.
On March 28, 1973, Jerry & Jim White with Sam Bass beat Jackie Fargo in a Handicap match to win the Southern Tag titles.
In September 1971, Jerry won a battle royal to be recognized as the Tri-State Heavyweight champ.
Jerry's middle name is O'Neil.
On November 29, 2004, Ric Flair beat the King in a "LEGENDS MATCH."
On July 23, 2005, FTW - Day Show, Andy Douglas beat King.
On July 23, 2005,FTW, Dusty Rhodes beat the King.
On August 8, 2005, King interviewed HBK & Hulk Hogan and ended up getting a superkick.
On December 3, 2005, International Wrestling Cartel, the King beat Kamala.
On December 9, 2005, Great Lake Wrestling, DDP beat Buff Bagwell (Bagwell subbed for King).
On March 3, 2006, Memphis Wrestling, King defeated Goldust after whacking him with a steel chain.
On March 4, 2006,Southern Championship Wrestling, Dusty Rhodes beat the King by DQ.
On March 11, 2006, USA Main Event, Stan Lee pinned Jerry "The King" Lawler.
On March 25, 2006, North East Wrestling, King beat Simon Dean.
On April 15, 2006, Big Time Wrestling, King beat Kamala in a Lumberjack Match.
At Summerslam 2000, King beat Tazz with help from JR.
On August 7, 2000, King defended JR's honor against bullying Tazz.
On April 17, 1999, King & Bill Dundee beat Kid Wikkid & Derrick King.
On August 17, 1997, Tommy Dreamer beat King.
On July 19, 1997, RVD & Sabu, and King vs. Tommy Dreamer, Sandman, & Rick Rude.
On March 10, 1997, King and Paul Heyman were in a debate on WWF television.
On January 30, 1997, King beat Wolfie D by DQ to retain the title.
On January 16, 1997, King beat Shaquille Ali to retain the world title.
On January 15, 1997, King defeated Dutch Mantel by Count Out to retain the World title.
On December 11, 1996, Nation of Domination beat King, Mantell, Macklin, Christopher, & Brickhouse.
At Summerslam 1996, King beat Jake Roberts.
On June 1, 1996, Brian Christopher beat King for the USWA Southern Heavyweight Championship.
On June 10, 1995, Jerry & Jimmy Valiant beat Phil Hickerson & Jos LeDuc.
At Summerslam 1995, King interfered in a match between Bret Hart and Isaac Yankem.
On May 1995, In Your House, The King beat Bret Hart.
Jerry's cousin is Honky Tonk Man.
On May 17, 2003, at Memphis Wrestling, King defeated Kimala in a 2/3 falls match.
On May 5, 2003, Jerry beat Val Venis to win back JR's job.
On May 3, 2003, Terry Funkbeat Jerry Lawler.
On March 10, 2003, King performed as "master of ceremonies" for a special Girls Gone Wild wet t-shirt contest.
On Febuary 24, 2003, King beat Chief Morely in a NO DQ match when he recieved help from The Dudley Boyz.
On January 13, 2003, William Regal beat Jerry by DQ when he used a chain to knock out Regal.
On December 23, 2002, Jerry & JR beat William Regal and Lance Storm.
On October 24, 2002, Jerry beat Redd Dogg in a dark Match in his hometown.
On November 19, 2001, Jerry came back to his position a day after Paul Heyman and The Alliance were put out of business.
On October 7, 2002, Jerry defeated Steven Richards in a "Legal in Nevada" match winning a night with the Godfather's hos.
On June 1, 2002, Jerry beat Dusty Rhodes in Nashville, Tennessee.
The King's official website is http://www.kinglawler.com.
Wrestling Observer Newsletter voted Jerry Worst Announcer in 2002.
Wrestling Observer Newsletter gave Jerry the 1993 Feud of the Year vs Bret Hart.
Jerry won the 1992 Feud of the Year with Jeff Jarrett vs The Moondogs.
Jerry won the 1987 Feud of the Year with Austin Idol and Tommy Rich.
Jerry is a member of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter Hall of Fame.
Pro Wrestling Illustrated ranked him # 23 of the 500 best singles wrestlers of the "PWI Years" in 2003.
Jerry is a 1-Time JAPW Heavyweight Champion.
Jerry is a one-Time NWA United States Junior Heavyweight Champion.
Jerry is a one-Time Power Pro Wrestling Tag-Team Champion.
Jerry is a one-Time Pacific Polynesian Wrestling Heavyweight Champion.
Jerry is a one-Time MCW Tag-Team Champion (with Bruiser).
Jerry is a one-time MCW Heavyweight Champion.
Jerry is a two-time MCW Southern Heavyweight Champion.
Jerry is a two-time WCCW Heavyweight Champion.
Jerry is the winner of 1988 CWA Lord of the Ring.
Jerry is a eleven-time NWA Southern (Memphis version)Tag Team Champion.
Jerry is a one-time CWA Heavyweight Champion.
Jerry is a one-time CWA World Heavyweight Champion.
Jerry two-time NWA Mid-American Heavyweight Champion.
Jerry three-time Mid-Southern/CWA International Champion.
Jerry is a 28-time USWA Unified World Heavyweight Champ.
Jerry is a two-time AWA World Heavyweight Champion.
During his wrestling career, Jerry would spray fire into his opponent's face, using flash powder.
Jerry's finishing move is the piledriver.
Jerry claims to have never drank alcohol, preferring Coca-Cola instead.
Jerry's son Brian wrestled in WWE and is now performing in independent promotions.
Jerry has been married three times.
Jerry hosted the WWE Hall of Fame ceremony on April 1, 2006.
Jerry has been the Southern Heavyweight Champ 43 times.
Jerry has won 112 titles in his career.
Jerry's nick name is "The King."
As of 2006, Jerry weighs 236 lbs.
As of 2006, Jerry is 6 ft tall.
Jerry was trained by Jackie Fargo.
Jerry made his pro wrestling debut in 1970.
Currently stars in commercials for Dunn's Transmission in Memphis, TN (2006).
His famed feud with Andy Kaufman was actually a well contrived wrestling angle.
Jerry Lawler has wrestled since the early 70's and is a former AWA World Champion.
The King has held over 200 titles in his long career.
Jerry Lawler once ran for mayor in Memphis and finished third.
Hulk Hogan has never pinned Jerry Lawler in a match.
Jerry Lawler: When I'm in bed with a woman, my favorite move is a wrestling hold called the lip lock.
Jerry Lawler: As they say, anything can happen in the World Wrestling Federation.
Jerry Lawler: I don't think that McMahon thinks very much about the fact that J.R and I have been successful. I don't think that McMahon thinks the wrestling announcers really have that much to contribute the show.
Jerry Lawler: I'm an artist and I can draw very well. I'm amazed that everybody can't draw well because I can do it so effortlessly.
Jerry Lawler: Australia was great. I would advise anybody to go there. In fact, if you couldn't live here, Australia would be the place to live. It's the most Americanized country that I've ever seen in the world.
Jerry Lawler: We've finally told the world that this is sports entertainment, and I think one of the best forms of entertainment is anything that's fun or funny, something that you really enjoy watching or listening to.
Jerry Lawler: We just did a show in Providence, Rhode Island, and we got three puppy shots before we even got on the air, which was great. Although sometimes you get flashed by some puppies that you'd rather not see. They're more like mongrels.
Jerry Lawler: In this day and time, with no competition you are really walking a tightrope. I mean you may think that no competition is good, but in reality no competition is is really bad.