Ben Cohen who is a former England Rugby Union player as well as an activist was born on 14th September of the year 1978. He started his professional career with the Northampton Saints in 1996. He is the native of Northampton, Northamptonshire. He went to get his education from the Kingsthorpe Upper School which was not the rugby playing school. When he was at the age of 12, he first began to play with the Northampton Old Scouts RFC. He then joined Northampton Saints when he was 17 years old. He then made his first debut against the Treorchy in 1996/97 season. While there, he had started in victorious 2000 Heineken Cup Final as they defeated the Munster.

He was then released by Northampton RFC in the year 2007. After that, he has been linked with the midlands rivals Leicester Tigers, and other English as well as French rugby union clubs and switch of codes to the rugby league at the Harlequins or Wigan. He was then selected for Barbarians and he made his appearance in the game by wearing socks of the first club. There was also a rumor of move to Harlequins RL with the then chairman Ian Lenagan. He then signed the deal with Brive who played in Top 14 competition in the France. He signed the contract until the year 2009. After that, he signed a two year deal with Sale Sharks and later on 15th May of 2011, he announced his retirement.

To talk about his personal life biography, Ben Cohen has already got married. He is married to his wife Abbie Cohen. The couple is also the parents of the twin daughters who were born in the year 2008 and they are named as Harriette and Isabelle. Ben is clinically deaf with about 30 to 33% hearing loss in each of the ear. In addition to that, he has also been involved in the efforts to make the rugby more accessible to hard of hearing, especially the young deaf players. Recently, her wife has filed for the divorce from Cohen after he admitted dating Kristina Rihanoff.

Apart from that, Cohen has now reached at the age of 36. He weights 103 kg and he stands very taller at height of six feet and two inches. Talking about his background, he had stated that his family is not a Jewish but few generations back they used to be and he thinks that it was his great grand-father who got married to a non-Jewish girl and then broke the tradition. Additionally, he was appointed as a new face of brand during the March 2011 High and Mighty by the big and tall specialist. His net worth is estimated as $150 million. His dad Peter Cohen is the brother of George Cohen. In addition to that, he has also founded “The Ben Cohen StandUp Foundation, Inc. According to its website, it is the world’s first foundation that is dedicated to raise the awareness of long term, damaging effects of the bullying as well as funding those doing real-world work for stopping it. He is also active in Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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  • English
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  • 1978-09-14
  • Rugby Player
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  • $150 Million Dollars
  • 103 kg
  • Isabelle Cohen, Harriette Cohen
  • White
  • Abbie Blayney Cohen
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