What ever happened to refrigerator Perry?

Today, William Perry lives in an assisted living facility. He mainly gets around via wheelchair, but sometimes uses a walker. When he feels up to it — and those days are rare — he drives around in his Hummer. Perry still gets recognized and when he does, he flashes that memorable gap-toothed smile.

What happened to Chicago Bears Refrigerator Perry?

His brother, Michael Dean Perry, the one who found a bed-ridden William weighing 190 pounds, has gone on record to say he believes his brother is also suffering from “traces of CTE.” Perry is currently residing in an assisted-living facility where his health can more easily be monitored.

How old is William refrigerator Perry?

60 years (16 December 1962)
William Perry / Age

What was Refrigerator Perry’s real name?

William Perry, nicknamed “The Refrigerator” and “The Fridge” for short, became a celebrity rookie player in the Chicago Bears’ Super Bowl winning season of 1985.

What ever happened to refrigerator Perry? – Related Questions

Did Refrigerator Perry sell his Super Bowl ring?

Perry had sold the ring long ago to a private collector. “This is by far one of the most unique examples of Chicago sports memorabilia as there ever was,” said Chris Ivy, Director of Sports Collectibles at Heritage Auctions.

How heavy was refrigerator Perry?

152 kg
William Perry / Weight

What was Refrigerator Perry’s 40 time?

There are those people who look at Perry, who is 6 feet 3, and think he can’t possibly have the agility or quickness to be an effective defensive player. What they don’t know is that Perry can dunk a basketball or that he runs a 40-yard dash in 5.1 seconds, which is about average for a lineman.

Who was Refrigerator Perry’s quarterback?

Jim McMahon, who quarterbacked Walter Payton, Refrigerator Perry and the rest of Mike Ditka’s 1985 Chicago Bears to an NFL championship, is sarcastically touting a possible return to his old Windy City stomping grounds.

Who made first refrigerator?

The modern mechanical refrigeration process we know today grew from the work of numerous inventors in the 1800s. American Jacob Perkins invented the first vapor compression system in 1834, while German professor Carl von Linde patented a new process for liquefying gases in the late 1800s.

How tall is The Fridge Perry?

1.88 m
William Perry / Height

How much did Refrigerator Perry weigh when he was born?

Perry was born in Aiken on December 16, 1962, the tenth of Hollie and Inez Perry’s twelve children. Weighing more than thirteen pounds at birth, Perry seemed born to play football.

How much does William Perry weigh now?

While he toppled the scale in the low-to-mid 300 range during his playing days, when he was scoring touchdowns and big endorsements, estimates now have the 53-year-old Perry weighing in at up to 450 pounds.