Ben Roethlisberger Net Worth 2022 (Forbes) – Salary, Income, Wife

Ben Roethlisberger Net Worth 

Ben Roethlisberger has an estimated net worth of $100 million. He is an American football quarterback who plays for the National Football League’s Pittsburgh Steelers. From June 2018 to 2019, it is estimated that Ben earned $54 million from various endeavors, primarily his NFL salary and endorsement deals. In 2019, he signed an extension contract with Steelers, which is worth $68 million. In addition to the base salary, he was granted an additional $37-million signing bonus.

Ben Roethlisberger began playing football at Findlay High School and went on to play at Miami University. He was named AP NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year and a five-time Pro Bowl selection after leading the Steelers to a 21-10 victory over the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XL at the age of 23.

Soon after, he led the Steelers to their second Super Bowl victory. He currently ranks ninth all-time in NFL passer rating and fourth in career winning percentage.

To calculate the net worth of Ben Roethlisberger, subtract all his liabilities from his total assets. Investments, savings, cash deposits, and any equity he has in a house, car, or other similar asset are included in the total assets. All debts, such as personal loans and mortgages, are included in total liabilities.

Here’s the breakdown of his net worth:

Name: Ben Roethlisberger
Net Worth: $100 Million
Monthly Income: $1.5 Million
Annual Salary: $23 Million
Source of Wealth: American football player, Actor

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Early Life

Benjamin Todd Roethlisberger was born on March 2, 1982, in Lima, Ohio, to Ida Jane Foust and former quarterback Kenneth Todd Roethlisberger. Carlee is Ben’s younger sister. Ben’s parents divorced when he was two years old. Ben was raised by his father and stepmother, Brenda, after his mother died in a car accident when he was eight years old.

Ben began participating in sports at a young age, playing basketball and football. He was the captain of the football, basketball, and baseball teams at Findlay High School in Ohio. When he was in his senior year of high school, he was given the opportunity to be the No. 1 quarterback.

He was a quarterback for Miami University in college. He made his debut against Michigan in 2001. He set the school single-game passing yardage record with 399 yards against Akron. He finished his rookie season with 3,105 yards passing, 25 touchdowns, and 241 completions.

In 2002, he set the Miami single-season passing yardage and completions record with 3,238 yards and 271 completions. He finished the 2003 season by breaking all of the school’s single-season records. His No. 7 jersey was retired for the first time in Miami’s 34-year history.

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NFL Career

Ben Roethlisberger signed his first six-year contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers on August 4, 2004. In his first season, he led the Steelers to a 14-1 record and an appearance in the AFC Championship Game. He won the Rookie of the Year award.

In his second season, he helped the Steelers win the 2005 Super Bowl, making him the youngest quarterback to do so. On February 5, 2006, he played in his first preseason NFL game, earning the coveted ‘One for the Thumb!’

In week 6, he had his first big game of the season against the Kansas City Chiefs. He completed 16 of 19 passes for a total of 238 yards. In week 7, he completed 16 of 22 passes for 237 yards and three touchdowns. He set a career high of 3,513 yards in 2006.

He had his first career four-touchdown game in 2007, when he led the Steelers to a 34-7 victory over the Cleveland Browns. He continued his outstanding play against the Buffalo Bills and the San Francisco 49ers.

In week 9, he threw a career-high five touchdowns against the Baltimore Ravens, all of which came in the first half, making him one of only two quarterbacks in 2007 to do so.

He set a new record in week 12 against the Miami Dolphins, completing 85.7% of his passes (18-21). He broke the team single-season touchdown pass record against the Jacksonville Jaguars in week 15.

His 32 touchdown passes ranked third in the NFL in 2007, and his 104.1 passer rating was second. With 32 touchdown passes, he also set a Steelers single-season record. He also won the AFC North Division title for the third time in his five seasons in the NFL.

Ben led the Steelers to some of the most dramatic victories in Super Bowl history against the Arizona Cardinals in Super Bowl XLIII. He passed for 122 yards on seven of eight attempts in two offensive drives. They scored 10-0 and led 17-7 at halftime. He finished 21 of 30 for 256 yards, one touchdown, and one interception. The Steelers won the Lombardi Trophy for the sixth time. He is only one of two active NFL quarterbacks who has won multiple Super Bowls.

Despite not accomplishing much in the 2009 playoffs, he set career highs in passing attempts, completion percentage, and passing yards. He set single-season records for the Steelers with 4328 yards, 337 completions, and a 66% completion percentage.

On October 17, 2010, he made his season debut against the Cleveland Browns. In a 28-10 victory, he threw three touchdown passes. Despite a fractured right foot and a broken nose, he played against the Ravens on December 5 and threw a nine-yard touchdown pass. The Steelers won 13-10 and took control of the AFC North Division. He was named the ‘Chief Award’ winner in December 2010.

The Steelers won their third division title on January 2, 2011, with a 41-9 victory over the Cleveland Browns. Ben threw for 280 yards and two touchdowns on 15 of 22 attempts. He won the AFC Offensive Player of the Week award.

In 2012, he set a new Steelers passing yardage record with 29,844 yards. In 13 games, he threw for 3,265 yards, and the Steelers finished with an 8-8 record.

In 2013, he threw for 4,261 yards and 28 touchdowns while leading the Steelers to an 8-8 record.

During the 2014 season, he set career highs in yards (4,952), completions (408), attempts (608) and completion percentage (67.1%). He also set a career high with 32 passing touchdowns. The Steelers finished first in 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 this season. Ben was ranked 21st among 2016 NFL Top 100 Players.

He had back-to-back 300-yard passing games with nine touchdowns against the Chiefs and Jets in 2016. However, the following week in Miami, he suffered a knee injury and underwent surgery. On the NFL Top 100 Players of 2017, he was ranked 22nd.

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Awards & Achievements

In 2003, Ben Roethlisberger was named MAC Offensive Player of the Year, and in 2004, he was named NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year.

He won the Super Bowl twice and the Pro Bowl five times, in 2007, 2011, and 2014-2016. In 2014, he was the NFL’s co-leader in passing yards.

Personal Life & Wife

Ben Roethlisberger married Ashley Harlan on July 23, 2011. Their first child, Benjamin Jr., was born in 2012, and their daughter Baylee was born in 2014. Bodie, their second son, was born in 2016.

In 2012, he returned to Miami University and earned a Bachelor of Science in Education.

He is the owner of ‘Big Ben’s BBQ,’ his own line of barbecue sauce.

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