- Birth Name Benjamin Todd Roethlisberger Sr.
- Birth Place Lima, Ohio
- Famous Name Ben Roethlisberger
- Father Kenneth Todd Roethlisberger
- Mother Ida Jane Foust
- Net Worth $100 million
- Salary $2,500,000
- Nationality American
- Ethnicity White
- Currently Married Yes
- Married to Ashley Harlan (m. 2011)
- Divorce N/A
- Children 3
Ben Roethlisberger is an American football player who plays as a quarterback for Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the University of Miami and was drafted by the Steelers in 2004 NFL draft. Roethlisberger has won two Super Bowls and 6 Pro Bowls in his career.
As of 2019, jersey No. 7 quarterback has an estimated net worth of $100 million and an annual base salary of $2,500,000. Further, the hunk is married to his long-time girlfriend, Ashley Harlan. The couple is blessed with three children: Baylee Marie Roethlisberger, Benjamin Todd Roethlisberger, and Bodie Roethlisberger.
Ben Roethlisberger Net Worth in 2019; How much does he Earn?
Ben Roethlisberger has an estimated net worth of $100 million, as of 2019. In 2015, Roethlisberger signed a 4 year, $87,400,000 contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers.
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Currently, he is under a 2 year, $68 million contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers, including a $37,500,000 signing bonus, $37,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $34,000,000.
In 2019, Roethlisberger will earn a base salary of $2,500,000, a signing bonus of $37,500,000 and a roster bonus of $5,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $26,200,000 and a dead cap value of $43,700,000.
Furthermore, he owns a 10,000 square foot mansion in Gibsonia, Pennsylvania, which was purchased for $1.6 million in 2006. The house has a basketball court, cathedral ceilings with Ben’s favorite Laz-y-boy chair and a pool out back with his number (7) painted on the ground of the pool.
Ben Roethlisberger Personal Life; Is he Married?
Ben Roethlisberger is a married man. He got married to Ashley Harlan on July 23, 2011. His wife, Ashley is a physician assistant. She is from New Castle, Pennsylvania. She also played softball at St. Francis University.
They have three children together. Their first child was a son, was born in 2012 while the other son Bodie Roethlisberger was born in 2016. Their daughter, Baylee Marie Roethlisberger was born on March 19, 2014.
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Ben Roethlisberger received a degree in Education from Miami University. On April 21, 2010, NFL Commissioner suspended him for the first six games of 2010. The reason for his suspension was his disobedience of the NFL’s personal conduct policy. He also has been a part of controversies.
He is a philanthropist. He has established a foundation named “The Ben Roethlisberger Foundation. The organization supports the police and fire departments in the United States. Moreover, he also associates with several other charitable organizations.
Ben Roethlisberger Early Life
Ben Roethlisberger was born on March 2, 1982, in Lima, Ohio. He carries a nationality of America and his ethnicity is white. He was born to Kenneth Todd Roethlisberger and Ida Jane Foust. He also has a sister named Carlee Roethlisberger. She is a volleyball player and has played at the University of Oklahoma.
Ben Roethlisberger joined Findlay High School in Findlay, Ohio. At Findlay, he excelled in football, basketball, and baseball. He was the captain of all three games. Until his senior year, he did not play at the position of wide receiver.
Roethlisberger attended Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. While playing for Miami, he did extremely well in his game. He had given his best performance in his freshman, sophomore and junior season.
Ben Roethlisberger Professional Career
Roethlisberger started his NFL career in 2004. He was selected by the Pittsburgh Steelers 11th overall in the first round and signed a six-year contract worth $22.26 million. Roethlisberger won the Super Bowl with the team in 2005 and became the youngest quarterback beating the record previously set by Tom Brady.
In 2008, he resigned an 8-year contract worth $102 million with Steelers and also won the Super Bowl that year. He has been playing for the team since then.