Ben Roethlisberger Net Worth: Know his incomes,stats,career, wife, children
Facts of Ben Roethlisberger Net Worth: Know his incomes,stats,career, wife, children
|Date of Birth:
|1982 March 2
|41 years old
|6 Feet 4 Inch
Ben Roethlisberger is an American football quarterback who has amassed an estimated net worth of around $70 million US dollars. Roethlisberger is often described as “Big Ben” by media outlets, owing the attribution to his massive physique.
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As of 2018, Ben Roethlisberger is the highest paid player for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Roethlisberger was signed by the Steelers with an initial six-year contract worth $22.26 million in salaries and bonuses. The contract also had provision for an extra $17.73 million in incentives. Roethlisberger extended his contract with Steelers in 2008 with an eight-year contract worth a whopping 102 million US dollars.
Career and Achievements of Ben Roethlisberger
Following his selection in the 2004 NFL drafts, Ben Roethlisberger made his debut as the no. 3 quarterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers. When Charlie Batch was injured in the preseason, Roethlisberger was promoted to be the no. 2 quarterbacks behind veteran Tommy Maddox. Roethlisberger showed an impressive performance during his rookie season but Steelers lost their game to New England Patriots, who eventually won the 2004 season.
The second year was memorable for Ben Roethlisberger as the Pittsburg Steelers won the Super Bowl. Roethlisberger was instrumental in Steelers’ victory over Indianapolis Colt, throwing for 197 yards before recording a game-saving tackle on Colt’s defensive back Nick Harper. In 2006, Ben missed the opening game following his motorcycle accident that caused him to have an emergency appendectomy. Roethlisberger started his season with the second game for the NFL franchise. Overall Pittsburgh was eventually eliminated by Baltimore in a game that saw Roethlisberger intercepting for twice. Steelers ended the season with a victory over Cincinnati Bengals.
Despite an impressive performance in 2007, Ben Roethlisberger was not able to live up to his glorious second year with the Steelers. Luck will favor the Steelers once again in the 2008 season when they won their second Super Bowl Championship with Roethlisberger. Roethlisberger has expressed his desire to retire as a Steeler and is currently one of the most loyal team members for the successful NFL franchise. Despite a consistently good performance, Pittsburgh Steelers haven’t won a single Super Bowl following their 2008 victory.
Over the course of his career, Ben Roethlisberger has broken many NFL records including most consecutive 6+ touchdown pass games, most TD passes in consecutive games, and most number of 500+ yard passing games. Additionally, Roethlisberger has set up multiple postseason and rookie records.
Personal Life of Ben Roethlisberger
Ben Roethlisberger is married to Ashley Harlan, a physician assistant. The couple tied the knot on July 23, 2011, and has had three children together. Although never publicly linked to a woman before his wife, Roethlisberger was part of a sexual assault lawsuit after Andrea McNulty accused the newly appointed quarterback of assaulting her in 2009. The case has since been settled in a private arrangement.
Ben Roethlisberger has been the namesake to multiple sandwiches because of his surname that rhymes with a burger. A restaurant chain in Pittsburg sells “Roethlisburger”: a sandwich which taste has been designed to match Roethlisberger’s playing style.
Ben Roethlisberger: Engagement on Online World
Ben Roethlisberger has his own official Facebook Page. The Page is followed by more than three hundred thousand people.
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