Really, no one should expect you to know who Ashley Harlan is. This is because she rose to fame primarily as the wife of popular American quarterback Ben Roethlisberger.
A very simple woman, Ashley has remained in the spotlight with her husband even as she has other plans.
Ashley Harlan Biography, Wiki
Although she became popular as the wife of Ben Roethlisberger, it was not like before the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback, she had no life of her own.
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She was born on July 24, 1983 in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania, USA Lawrence County, Pennsylvania. It was in the town of New Castle that she was raised with her siblings by her parents; David W. Harlan and Jeannie Harlan.
For her education, Ashley Harlan attended Laurel as she graduated from high school in 2004. From there, she continued her graduate studies at St. Francis University in Loretto, Cambria County. She graduated in 2009. She left the institution with a degree in health sciences.
A year after graduating from college, Ashley Harlan was then appointed as an M.D. assistant.
It is not surprising that she ended up withsporty because growing up, the woman was very athletic. She played basketball, softball, and volleyball during her college years and continued to be part of the American College Athletes.
Ashley Harlan Engagement and Wedding
As stated earlier, Ashley Harlan is married to Ben Roethlisberger. They got married exactly on July 23, 2011. Just one day before her 28th birthday. The wedding, which was attended by between 500 and 650 guests, took place at Christ Church in Grove Farm. The wedding also saw the presence of a police and media patrol.
The two met through a mutual friend who introduced them to each other during a training camp. It was 2005 and they immediately started dating. The relationship was further strengthened by the fact that they shared an interest in sports.
It wasn’t all easy for the two when they first dated as in 2008 Ben was accused of sexually assaulting Andrea McNulty, a former VIP casino hostess at Harrah’s. The same thing would happen again in 2010, when a student at the University of Milledgeville in Georgia accused him.
The relationship was able to weather the storms after charges against the player were dropped due to lack of evidence.
Another thing was that Ben Roethlisberger (Big Ben) was popular as a playboy, so at times the relationship went hand in hand.
Much like the wedding itself, Ashley Harlan’s engagement took center stage. This was in the wake of the sexual assault case that had been brought against Ben earlier.
Also, many people believed that Big Ben only tried to marry Ashley in order to redeem her image. To that, the quarterback replied, “People can say it’s anything, but people who know and can see and are around us and know me, know it’s something special when you find this person and I’m extremely lucky. ”
The Steelers quarterback reportedly popped the question to young and beautiful Ashley Harlan during Christmas break.
An interesting thing during the wedding was that the couple asked the guests to donate to a foundation created by the couple. The foundation was created to raise and donate funds to the Ronald McDonald House and UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh.
The newest member of #SteelerNation is ready for his first playoff game @penguins #LetsGoPens: https://t.co/4UmF4q4eIF pic.twitter.com/h2qrz6H9zK
— BigBen7.com (@_BigBen7) May 26, 2016
Today, Ashly and Ben have three children. Benjamin Todd Roethlisberger was born on November 21, 2012, Baylee Marie Roethlisberger was born on March 19, 2014, and Bodie Roethlisberger was born in 2017. The happy family lives in Pittsburgh.
Ashley Harlan Height, Body Measurements
Ashley Harlan is around 5 feet 10 inches tall. She is slim and blessed with a beautiful physique which she improves by trying to stay in shape. Looking at her weight, the woman is average in this aspect.
Ashley Harlan, nursing assistant earns a good salary. His net worth is placed in the tens of millions. Some sources have put his net worth at $70 million, although this is extremely unlikely.
She practices in cardiac surgery at Pittsburgh Presbyterian Hospital.
Her husband, an NFL veteran, also has a very good net worth. The family is therefore doing very well financially and in view of what we see otherwise