Ben Cohen
Ben Cohen
Celebrated Name: Ben Cohen
Real Name/Full Name: Ben Christopher Cohen
Gender: Male
Age: 45 years old
Birth Date: September 14, 1978
Birth Place: Northampton, Northamptonshire, England
Nationality: British
Height: 6 ft 2 in
Weight: 103 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Wife/Spouse (Name): Abby Blayney (m,2003; div 2016)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Harriette, Isabelle and Kristina Rihanoff)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Ben Cohen Gay?: No
Profession: Rugby Player and Activist
Salary: No
Net Worth in 2024: $170 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Ben Cohen is a retired British player and social worker. In 1996, he started his career with Northampton Saints. Cohen was a rugby union winger. On February 05, 2000, the player made his debut for England against Ireland.

He was part of the England team when they won Rugby World Cup in Australia. He played for club level named Northampton Saints, Brive, and Sale Sharks. The player appeared in show Strictly Come Dancing. The full name of the player is Ben Christopher Cohen.

Maybe you know about Ben Cohen very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Ben Cohen’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Christopher was born on September 14, 1978, in Northampton, Northamptonshire, England. The player studied from Kingsthorpe Upper School. At age 12, he starts playing with Northampton Old Scouts. The father of Ben was injured when he protects an attack victim. After the month his father died because of head injury.  The parent of player was Frances Cohen and Irving Cohen.

The uncle of Ben is the English Football Hall of Fame George Reginald Cohen. Three men arrested for violent conduct.

Personal Life

He married Abby Blayney. In 2008, the twin daughter of Ben and Abby was born. The player is clinically deaf, loses 30 to 33 % from each ear. He gives his support to young deaf players.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 14 September 1978, Ben Cohen is 45 years old as of today’s date 12th June 2024. His height is 6 ft 2 in tall, and his weight is 102 kg.


In 1967/97 season, he made his debut against Treorchy. After the match, Ben has rarely left the team. The player released from Northampton in 2007. The media linked players with several rival clubs like Leicester Tigers, French Rugby Union, and other clubs. Ben failed to join a Guinness Premiership club. Soon, the player selected for Barbarians.

He signed a deal with Brive, and Steve Thompson also signed with the club. The agreement of Ben with Brive ended in 2009 and moved to the Limousin club. In March 2009, he signed a two-year contract with Brive. In September 2009, the player debut for Sale.

The athlete played an essential role in managing young players, and he is also the club’s senior players. In late December, Ben suffered from a knee injury and was out for six to eight weeks. It announced that the player will not renew his contract and will leave the club. Cohen represented the Sale in more than 50 matches. The athletes announced that if he did not get the deal from the Premiership club and he will retire from the club.

Ben Cohen retired on May 15, 2011, from the rugby and started focusing on an anti-bullying campaign. The player is behind Rory Underwood, and Will Greenwood in the list of England try-scorers. He made his England debut against Ireland in the Six Nationals Championship. In 2001, the player joined Lions Tour to Australia. The team won by 25-14 against Australia in June 2003.

The player was named the man of the match in 2004. The player opted out of England’s summer tour and World Cup so that he can spend time with his family. The player funded The Ben Cohen StandUp Foundation Inc. The organization based on raising awareness against bullying. After retirement, he starts to focus on his foundation.

Ben participated in the eleventh series of Strictly Come Dancing 11th season. The partner of the player was professional dancer Kristina Rihanoff. The secured eight place in the completion. The dancing couple dated each other. Their daughter was born in early 2016. The athlete takes part in the Jump 3rd season and won the series.  After two years,  Ben joined in And They’re Off.

Awards & Achievements

The player did not receive any award.

Net Worth & Salary of Ben Cohen in 2024

Ben Cohen Net Worth
Ben Cohen Net Worth

As of June 2024, The net worth of Ben Cohen is $170 million. The player achieved massive net worth through as rugby player. He was part of the English national team in 2003.

In the July 2011 issue, the Cohen appeared on the cover of Compete Magazine. In the same year, he appeared on the cover of magazine Out. The player inducted into the National Gay and Lesbian Sports Hall of Fame. He donated jockstrap so that he can support GMFA. In 2011, he became the brand ambassador of the brand High and Mighty. He appeared on several television shows.

Ben is a talented former rugby player. The athlete is considered the greatest player in England.  The player is deaf but still amazed people with his performance. He supports several charitable organizations.


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