Ben Rutten is a player and coach for Australian rules football. Before Bock’s transfer to the Gold Coast Suns, Rutten and fellow All-Australian defender Nathan Bock formed one of the AFL’s most powerful defensive partnerships. Ben was recognized for his height, power, and ability to control the game’s greatest forwards when playing for the Adelaide Football Club.
|Real Name/Full Name||Ben Rutten|
|Birth Place:||Adelaide, Australia|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||May 28, 1983|
|Age/How Old:||39 years old as of 2023|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 190cm |
In Feet and Inches – 6 ′ 3″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 98 Kg|
In Pounds – 216 lbs
|Parents Name:||Father – Mr. Rutten|
Mother – Mrs. Rutten
|Siblings:||Will Update Soon|
|School/College:||Adelaide’s high school|
|Kids/Children Name:||Jack, Bernie|
|Profession:||Former Australian Rules Football Player|
|Net Worth:||Over $5 million|
|Last Updated:||December 2023|
Early Life of Ben Rutten
He was born in Adelaide, Australia. Ben Rutten’s father’s name is Mr. Rutten, and his mother is Mrs. Rutten. He has a close relationship with her parents and likes spending time with them. His parents have always been supportive of his career.
Ben Rutten Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
He was born on May 28, 1983. Ben Rutten’s age is 39 years old as of 2023. He stands 6′ 3″ tall and weighs around 98kg. He has Brown eyes and Brown hair. Ben Rutten belongs to Australian nationality, and his zodiac sign is Gemini.
Ben Rutten Education
At Adelaide’s high school, Ben Rutten completes his education. After that, he earned his diploma from Blackwood. His Education level is equivalent to a High school diploma. Ben Rutten’s Education Details will be updated shortly.
Ben Rutten Personal Life
Ben Rutten and Kyle have been married for a number of years. At the beginning of the millennium, they began dating. Jack, who is 10 years old, and Bernie, who is eight years old, are the children of Ben Rutten & his wife, who have been married for ten years. These youngsters like playing cricket and football, similar to their father.
In his retirement statement, this AFL footballer explained that he opted to leave the sport to prioritize his family & spend more time with his wife & kids. And also transition into coaching.
Ben Rutten Professional Career
- Rutten was picked in the 2001 Rookie Draft by the National Football League team West Adelaide from South Australia. In 2003, he made his AFL debut as a forward for the Adelaide Crows, joining an unusual group of players who had scored on their first three kicks.
- Rutten was switched to defense & established himself as a gritty fullback during the 2005 AFL season when Adelaide’s formidable defensive unit routinely limited opponents to two goals or fewer.
- In 2005, Rutten was selected an All-Australian, and he remained a vital member of Adelaide’s defense for the remainder of his career.
- Before Bock’s relocation to the Gold Coast Suns, he and fellow All-Australian defender Nathan Bock formed one of the AFL’s most formidable defensive duos.
- On September 10, 2014, Rutten joined Richmond as an assistant coach under head coach Damien Hardwick, acting as the club’s defense coach.
- During the 2017 AFL Premiership season, Rutten served as a part of the club’s coaching staff. The Richmond Football Club released Rutten after the 2018 season.
- For the 2019 season, Essendon announced on August 24, 2018, that Rutten would serve as an assistant coach under head coach John Worsfold.
- As an assistant coach, Rutten served as Team Defence and Key Position Coach. Rutten will succeed John Worsfold as senior coach of Essendon following the completion of the 2020 AFL season, which was announced on September 17, 2019.
- After the 2020 season, senior coach Worsfold turned over the reins to his assistant coach Rutten as part of a planned transition. Rutten was then hired as the senior coach of the Essendon Football Club.
- In his debut season as senior coach, Rutten led Essendon Football Club to eighth place on the ladder and into the playoffs in 2021. They were beaten in the elimination final by the eventual runners-up, the Western Bulldogs.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Ben Rutten in 2023
Sources indicate that Essendon head coach Ben Rutten has an estimated net worth of over $5 million. The majority of his riches are attributable to his successful AFL career.
As he is slated to assume the position of Bombers head coach in 2023, his net worth is anticipated to climb significantly.
In Australia, the average coach income is $78,000 per year or $40 per hour. Most experienced professionals earn up to $119,163 annually, while entry-level occupations begin at $64,107 annually.