Ben Roethlisberger Biography
Ben Roethlisberger is a quarterback in the National Football League who plays for the Pittsburgh Steelers (NFL).
How old is Ben Roethlisberger? – Age
Benjamin Todd Roethlisberger was born on 2 March 1982 in Lima, Ohio. He is 40 years as of 2022.
Where did Ben Roethlisberger go to school? – Education
He led the football, basketball, and baseball teams at Findlay High School in Ohio as captain. When he was in his senior year of high school, he had the chance to be the starting quarterback.
He was a quarterback for Miami University throughout his college football career. In 2001, he made his collegiate debut against the University of Michigan. He set the school single-game passing yardage record with 399 yards in a game against Akron. He had 3,105 yards passing, 25 touchdowns, and 241 completions in his rookie season. With 3,238 throwing yards and 271 completions in 2002, he broke the Miami single-season record. In all categories, he concluded the 2003 season with school single-season records. It was the first time in Miami’s 34-year history that his jersey No. 7 was retired.
Ben Roethlisberger – Family
Kenneth Todd Roethlisberger, a former quarterback, and Ida Jane Foust gave birth to him. Carlee, Ben’s younger sister, is his mother’s younger sister. When he was two years old, his parents divorced. Because his mother died in a car accident when Ben was eight, he was raised by his father and stepmother, Brenda.
Ben started playing basketball and football at a young age.
Roethlisberger Wife and children
Ben Roethlisberger and Ashley Harlan tied the knot on July 23, 2011. In 2012, they welcomed their first child, Benjamin Jr., and in 2014, they welcomed their first daughter, Baylee. In 2016, they had their second child, Bodie.
In 2012, he returned to Miami University and received his bachelor’s degree in education.
He has his own barbecue sauce line called ‘Big Ben’s BBQ.’
What is Roethlisberger’s Salary?
His salary is predicted to be $10,340,000 a year as of 2022.
Roethlisberger Net Worth
He receives an estimated net worth of $75 million.
Ben Roethlisberger Career
He signed a six-year contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers on August 4, 2004. In his first season, he guided the Steelers to a 14-1 record and a trip to the AFC Championship Game. He acquired the Rookie of the Year award.
He enabled the Steelers to win the 2005 Super Bowl in his second season, earning him the youngest quarterback to earn a Super Bowl ring. He made his first preseason NFL appearance on 5th February 2006, and won the coveted ‘One for the Thumb!’
In Week 6, against the Kansas City Chiefs, he had his first huge game of the season. He caught 16 of 19 receptions for a total of 238 yards.
Week 7 saw him throw for 237 yards and three touchdowns on 16 of 22 passing. His career-high was 3,513 yards, which he achieved in 2006. He led the Steelers to a 34-7 victory over the Cleveland Browns in 2007, which was his first career four-touchdown game. Against the Buffalo Bills and the San Francisco 49ers, he continued his outstanding performance.
He set a career-best with five touchdown passes against the Baltimore Ravens in Week 9, all of which came in the first half, making him one of only two quarterbacks in 2007 to accomplish so.
He set a new record by completing 85.7 percent of his passes against the Miami Dolphins in week 12. (18-21). Against the Jacksonville Jaguars in week 15, he set a team single-season touchdown pass record.
His 32 touchdown passes and 104.1 passer rating ranked third and second, respectively, in the NFL in 2007. With 32 touchdown throws, he set a single-season Steelers record. For the third time in his five NFL seasons, he earned the AFC North Division title. Ben guided the Steelers to among of the most dramatic Super Bowl triumphs ever against the Arizona Cardinals in Super Bowl XLIII. On seven of his eight passing attempts on two offensive possessions, he threw for 122 yards. They headed into halftime with a 17-7 lead after a 10-0 start. He threw for 256 yards, one touchdown, and one interception on 21 of 30 passing attempts. The Lombardi Trophy was won for the sixth time by the Pittsburgh Steelers.
He is one of just two active quarterbacks in the NFL to have won multiple Super Bowls.
Despite not having a great season, he established career highs in passing attempts, completion %, and passing yards in the 2009 playoffs. With 4328 yards, 337 completions, and a 66 percent completion rate, he set single-season marks for the Steelers.
On 17th October 2010 against the Cleveland Browns, he made his season debut. In a 28-10 victory, he tossed three touchdowns. Despite a fractured right foot and a broken nose, he played against the Ravens on December 5 and threw for a nine-yard touchdown. With a 13-10 victory, the Steelers reclaimed control of the AFC North. He won the ‘Chief Award’ in December of 2010. With a 41-9 victory over the Cleveland Browns on January 2, 2011, the Steelers won their third division title. Ben threw 280 yards and two touchdowns on 15 of 22 passing attempts. He was named AFC Offensive Player of the Week for the second straight week.
With 29,844 throwing yards in 2012, he set a new Steelers record. The Steelers finished the season with an 8-8 record after he threw for 3,265 yards in 13 games.
He threw for 4,261 yards and 28 touchdowns in 2013, and the Steelers went 8-8.
He set career highs in yards (4,952), attempts (608), completions (408), and completion percentage (67.1%) during the 2014 season. With 32 passing touchdowns, he also set a new career-high.
The Steelers won the AFC North with an 11-5 record. He signed a five-year contract extension with the Steelers in March 2015. The Steelers finished second in the AFC North division this season. The NFL Top 100 Players of 2016 ranked Ben 21st.
In 2016, he had back-to-back 300-yard throwing games against the Chiefs and Jets, totaling nine touchdowns. However, he had a knee injury the following week in Miami and had surgery. On the NFL’s Top 100 Players of 2017, he was placed 22nd.