Ida Jane Foust is the mother of Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. She came into prominence because of her celebrity son Ben Roethlisberger.
Ida Jane Foust’s Family
Ida Jane (née Foust) and Kenneth Todd “Ken” Roethlisberger are the proud parents of two sons, Ben Roethlisberger and Bob Roethlisberger, and a daughter, Carlee Roethlisberger, who played basketball for the University of Oklahoma. Ida’s husband, Kenneth is a former pitcher and quarterback at Georgia Tech. Benjamin Todd Roethlisberger Sr. (Ben Roethlisberger) is nicknamed “Big Ben” and was born on March 2, 1982, in Lima, Ohio. Ben’s parents were divorced when he was just two. His father and stepmother, Brenda, raised him as his mother, Ida died in a car accident on 24 September 1990, when Ben was only eight.
Ben met Ashley in 2005 during a National Football League training camp. Ashley Harlan was born on July 24, 1983, in New Castle, Pennsylvania to David and Jeannie Harlan. She is a physician and has two siblings, Brandon Harlan and Brent Harlan. On July 23, 2011, Ben married Ashley. The couple has three children, Benjamin Todd Roethlisberger (Jr.), born in 2012, Baylee Marie Roethlisberger, born in 2014 and Bodie Roethlisberger, born in 2016.
Ida Jane Foust’s Net Worth
Ida Jane Foust lived a very private life away from media attention. There isn’t much information on the internet about her net worth or career path. But she raised her son in a sporting environment triggering his passion for the game. She died from injuries sustained in a car accident on 24 September 1990 while on the way to pick up Ben for a weekend together.
Ida’s son Ben is an American former football quarterback who played in the National Football League (NFL) for 18 seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Ben became active in sports at a young age and played basketball and football and he was the captain of the football, basketball, and baseball teams. On August 4, 2004, Ben signed his first contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers for six years. He was named the Rookie of the Year. Ben was ranked 21st on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2016. He was MAC Offensive Player of the Year in 2003, and NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year in 2004. He won the Super Bowl championship twice and Pro Bowl five times in 2007, 2011, and 2014–2016. He is one of 13 starting quarterbacks to win multiple Super Bowls. He was the NFL passing yards co-leader in 2014. He earns a salary of $23 Million and has a net worth of $100 Million.
Ben has his own line of barbecue sauce, Big Ben’s BBQ. Ben’s wife Ashley is a dedicated physician and plays a significant role in the community and her athletic husband’s well-being and has a net worth of $1 million.