Ben Askren is a former martial artist and wrestler from Iowa, United States. He has won multiple championships and has worked as a coach in many places. Moreover, he started to wrestle since his school days.
Ben Askren Age
Ben Askren (born July 18, 1984) will turn 39 years old as of 2023. His birthday falls on July 18 each year. Likewise, his birth sign is Cancer.
Height and Weight
Ben Askren has a charming height of 5 feet10 inches. His bodyweight is 77 kg. Ben is a fitness freak and works out almost every day in the gym. He has an athletic figure and a muscular body. Ben also takes a protein-rich diet.
Ben Askren Net Worth
The net worth of Ben Askren is $28 million as of 2023. His career earnings are impressive since he has earned a lot of money throughout his wrestling career. Ben earned mostly from his wrestling matches and championships. He also made money by coaching aspiring wrestlers. Moreover, Ben along with his brother runs Askren Wrestling Academy which brings them huge profits every year.
|Net Worth||$28 million|
|Estimated Salary||$2.3 million every month|
|Annual Earnings||Will Update|
Family and Early Life
Ben Askren was born Benjamin Michael Askren to a Christian family residing in Cedar Rapids of Iowa, United States. The name of his father is Chuck Askren whereas the name of his mother is Michele Askren.
He grew up with a brother named Max Askren. Ben lately resides in Los Angeles with his wife and children. He owns a house there. He completed school from Arrowhead High School and later graduated from the University of Missouri.
Ben Askren began his career as an assistant wrestler at Arizona State University. By that time, he had already won two state championships. He built his skills and is mainly praised for his unorthodox style of wrestling. Askren always wanted to be a professional MMA fighter. So, he made his debut as one in the year 2009.
He has won many awards and championships throughout his career. One of his notable achievements includes the silver medal at the Olympics. Other awards that he received include the Outstanding Wrestler Award, Dan Hodge Trophy, and the Rev Wrestler of the Year. Ben officially announced his retirement on the 18th of November, 2019.
Marital Life, Wife, and Son
Ben Askren tied married Amy Askren on April 9, 2010. Their marriage is now ten years strong. They are a very happy couple and have three children together.
Ben loves his wife to the moon and back and he has mentioned it in one of his interviews. There are no details about their sons and daughters but we will update it as soon as we can.
- Ben Askren’s Wikipedia page contains further information on his career and achievements.
- He has co-hosted the podcast titled The ‘T-Row & Funky Show’ with Tommy Rowlands.
|Real Name||Benjamin Michael Askren|
|Nick Name||Ben Askren, Funky|
|Age||39 years old|
|Date of Birth||July 18, 1984|
|Place of Origin||Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States|
|Current Residence||Los Angeles, California|
|Profession(s)||Wrestler, Martial Artist|
|Awards||Outstanding Wrestler Award, Dan Hodge Trophy, the Rev Wrestler of the Year, and the silver medal in Olympics|
|High School||Arrowhead High School|
|University||University of Missouri|
|Highest Qualification||College Graduate|
|Height in Feet||5 feet 10 inches|
|Weight in Kg||77 kg|
|Height in Meter||1.78 m|
|Weight in Lbs||170.5 lbs|
|Shoe Size (US)||11|
|Profiles||Facebook, Instagram, Twitter|