Ben Barba, an Australian rugby player, who is the winner of both Man of Steel Award and Dally M Medal award. However, the player always headlines the news for the wrong reasons and this time, he is in the news for alleged assault to his partner after drinking for seven hours. With the news, North Old Cowboys have sacked the contract worth $300,000 for the breach of contract terms.
Well, if you have been following Australian NRL then this news might surprise you as the newest signing of Cowboys got sacked for domestic violence. Let’s dig in to find out more about Ben Barba wiki, wife, children, net worth, age, and nationality.
|Birth Name||Ben Barba|
|Birthplace||Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia.|
|Height||5ft and 9 ½ inches|
|Profession||Australian rugby player|
Ben Barba Girlfriend & Children
Ben is in the headlines of every tabloid when the news of him assaulting his girlfriend at Townsville’s Ville Resort Casino. The incident took place on Australian Day when the couple went out with the Cowboy team to spend quality time. However, after drinking for seven hours, Ben got out of control and got in an assault with his partner outside the casino and Ainslie Curie wanted to keep the matter private.
As per The Courier-Mail, Ben threw rocks at his Ainslie when they were on their way to take a taxi return home. The police are investigating the matter and if the footage investigated by the Police officers contains domestic violence, Ben will never get to play in the NRL. For now, Ben got dismissed by the club which he signed recently for a deal of $300,000.
Ben is in a relationship with his girlfriend, Ainslie Currie, and the couple shares four beautiful kids together, Bodhi in 2009, Bronte in 2011, Blaise in 2014 and Bobbi in 2016.
Ben Barba Net Worth
In 2019, Ben signed a professional contract with the club, North Queensland Boys but before playing a single game, he got released from the club for breaching the contract terms. Later, the Townsville Police reported about the incident regarding his assault with the partner, Ainslie. Furthermore, the CEO of NRL verified that if found guilty, Todd Greenberg will not allow him to return to NRL in his lifetime.
Ben started his professional career as a rugby player with Canterburry Bulldogs playing in the competition, Jersey FLegg scoring 130 points. In 2008, he extended his contract till the end of the season keeping him till 2010. For the club, he played 97 games scoring 288 points and made 72 tries playing in All-Star Matches and the NRL.
In 2015, Ben signed with Cronulla Sharks and made his debut against Canberra Raiders and scored 76 points in his 46 games with the club. Also, he won the NRL Championship however got released by the club after testing positive to cocaine. Later in 2018, Ben made his return to NRL with St. Helens winning Man of the Steel award as well as Dally M Medal to win both awards after Gavin Miller.
With his work, Ben was the 4th highest player in the NRL to earn $800k however, there is no information about Ben Barba’s net worth.
Ben Barba Bio – Wiki: Age, Height,
Ben was born on 13th June 1989 in Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia. As of now, he reached the age of 29 and celebrates his birthday on 13th June and his birth sign is Gemini. Ben is of Australian nationality and part of the mixed ethnicity with Torres Strait Islander and Aboriginal descent.
Ben stands tall with a height of 5ft and 9 ½ inches and weighs around 91kgs. As a sportsperson, he keeps his physique in shape.