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Benjamin James Foden, known as Ben Foden, is a fullback/Scrum-half rugby player for Rugby United New York (RUNY), who has scored 34 caps for his home country, England between 2009 to 2013. The British rugby player has kept his name as one of the phenomenal American rugby sports players.
On July 22, 1985, Ben was born in Chester, England. The British sportsperson belongs to Caucasian Ethnicity. Ben attended Bishop Heber High School and Tarporley Community High School. Later, he pursued his higher education from Manchester University.
Net Worth, Salary and Income
The motivator for Ben’s glorious career was his Bromsgrove School teacher Paul Mullan as well as his father. No doubt, his father helped him in the early days of Ben to be a successful player in the rugby world. In 2004, Ben commenced his professional career where he played as a full-back. The same year he joined Sale Sharks. The next year he was included in the England U21s team for the 2005 Six Nations and World Championship and as well. In the year 2014, Ben won the Aviva Premiership title with Northhampton. For most of the 2016/2017 season, Ben played on the wing, scoring five tries. Ben plays for the Rugby United New York as he was signed in July 2018, and announced that he was hired for the 2019 Major League Rugby Season. With his impressive record, the estimated net worth of Ben is $6 million acquired from his profession.
Dating, Marriage, Wife, and Divorce
Ben married his long time girlfriend, Una Healy, on June 30, 2012. Una is a member of the British-Irish girl group, ‘The Saturdays.’
Una holds Irish natinality. Together, the couple shares a daughter and a son, born in 2012 and 2015, respectively. His first daughter’s name is Aoife Belle Foden, while his son is Tadhg John Foden. The relationship of Ben suffered and resulted in divorce in 2018. After a year of separation, Ben married his two weeks girlfriend Jackie Belanoff Smith.
Parents, Siblings, and Family
Ben was raised by his father Ron Foden, who shared the same profession, a rugby player, and a coach. His mother’s name is Jenny Foden, who supported Ben with his decision. Moreover, he has a brother Tom Foden. His father, being a coach, helped Ben to sharpen his skills and inspired him to pursue a career as a sportsperson. Nevertheless, apart from the mentioned information, Ben is yet to shed light on his family background.
Body Measurement: Height and Weight
With a muscular body structure, Ben stands with an astonishing height of 6 feet. The bodyweight of Ben is 93 Kg. Ben has black hair that suits his fair complexion. Similarly, the color of Ben’s eye is brown.