Ben Roethlisberger Facts:
Ben Roethlisberger height: 6 feet & 5 inches
Weight: 109 kg (241 pounds)
Age: 32 years (March 2, 1982)
I32 years old Ben Roethlisberger is a well known American football quarterback who at present plays for the National Football League’s (NFL) Pittsburgh Steelers. He was born on 2nd March, 1982 in Lima, Ohio, United States. He has a tall height of 6 feet & 5 inches in a giant athletic build body weighing around 109 kg.
Ben Roethlisberger was born as Benjamin Todd Roethlisberger, Sr., an elder child to a couple Kenneth Todd ‘Ken’ Roethlisberger & Jane (nee Foust). His father previously was a quarterback & pitcher at the Georgia Tech. Ben is partly of Swiss descent & his surname belongs to Swiss origin carrying roots in Geissbuehl Lauperswil village, Switzerland. He has a smaller sister named Carlee Roethlisberger, who initialed was in a women’s basketball team of the University of Oklahoma. Ben at the beginning studied at the Findlay High School, Findley, Ohio & then went to the Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, but soon dropped out. He then in the year 2012 returned to the University in order to complete his graduation & thus acquired his Bachelors of Science degree majoring in Education on 6th May, 2012. For his towering height & enormous out frame, he was nickname as “Big Ben” by his football mates. On 23rd July, 2011, this footballer tied a knot with a physician assistant Ashley Harlan, who was from the New Castle, Pennsylvania. On 9th June, 2012, Ben publicized through facebook that he & his wife are soon having their very first child, & hence they welcomed a son Benjamin Todd Roethlisberger, Jr. on 21st November of that year.
Participating in the high school matches & playing college football for the Miami University, Ben Roethlisberger was drafted during the 2004 NFL Draft’s first round, by the Pittsburgh Steelers with 11th overall. He won the award for the AP NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year in 2004 & earned his foremost Pro Bowl selection in the year 2007. In his early age of 23, Ben introduced himself in the NFL’s history as its youngest quarterback to win the Super Bowl, leading Pittsburgh, simply in his 2nd professional season, towards a 21- 10 triumph over Seattle Seahawks during the Super Bowl XL. Big Ben has as well established himself as one of the top efficient footballer in the NFL history. As a starter, Ben has the 4th largest profession winning percentage, i.e. 0.710 in the NFL’s regular season between quarterbacks with a lowest of single hundred starts.
Off the ground, Ben has been griped in several high profile happenings. In the year 2006, this profound weighted footballer suffered a severe motorbike accident, while operating with no motorbike license. Ben was also accused of few sexual assaults in the years 2008 & 2010. In addition, Big Ben is a Swiss Roots’s spokesman, which is a campaign projected to provide help for the Americans belonging to Swiss descent reconnect with their Swiss ancestral heritage. Further, Ben owns a barbecue sauce line, i.e. Big Ben’s BBQ, & his surname ‘Roethlisberger’ is even taken as the namesake to manifold sandwiches, that are generally named with a jibe to his end name’s resemblance to ‘hamburger’.