Learn all the details on the married life and wife of the retired UFC fighter Ben Askren.
Ben Askren is returning to the ring again this April, in an eight-round professional fight against the YouTube star Jake Paul. The former MMA professional fighter retired from the sport last year because he needed hip replacement surgery. The event will take place at 'The Fight Club' by Snoop Dogg.
Apart from his professional career, many people also want to know about his personal life. Below, we take a look at the details of his married life and wife and learn about his love life.
As of January 2021, former UFC fighter Ben Askren is married to his wife, Amy Askren. Amy is a licensed realtor at Firefly Real Estate, near Milwaukee. She graduated from the University of Missouri with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Finance.
Ben Askren is married to his wife, Amy Askren.
Ben Askren's wife Amy Askren is active on Instagram, with over 13.8k followers on her Instagram account @amyaskren1. On the bio, she describes herself as 'Wifey to Funky,' referring to Ben Askren, whose nickname is Funky.
Ben Askren and Amy Askren tied the knot on April 9, 2010. On the day of their tenth marriage anniversary in 2020, Ben Askren took to Instagram to mark the occasion.
'Happy 10th anniversary to my wonderful wife @amyaskren1 !' he wrote in the caption of the post. 'It's been an amazing 10 years, looking forward to many more.'
Ben Askren and his wife Amy Askren share three children and a dog. Among them, two are daughters, and one is a boy. Amy often shares pictures of her kids on her Instagram account. It appears she does a good job of raising her kids just as well as she does in 'bringing houses back to life.'
In an interview with Ariel Helwani of ESPN, the famous YouTuber Jake Paul referred to Ben Askren's wife Amy Askren as 'thicc.' The conversation took an awkward turn when Jake Paul had to explain his statement afterward.
Jake Paul made an offensive remark about Ben Askren's wife, Amy Askren.
The exchange went like this.
'She thicc, bro,' Jake Paul said.
'She's what?,' Helwani asked.
'She's thicc, with lke two c's – t-h-i-c-c,' Jake answered. 'Thicc like she's real thicc. So, I don't know, like, I just thought she's bad. I don't know. I mean, maybe after I beat Ben. I don't know.'
Ben Askren, on the other hand, did not seem to mind Jake Paul's remarks at all. He instead found it funny and tweeted about it. 'This is laugh out loud awkward!!!,' he wrote. 'But yes @jakepaul
I find my wife very attractive also, LOL.'
Ben Askren also posted a video on Instagram in which his wife Amy reacted to Jake Paul's comments.
On the topic of the fight, Ben Askren has talked to ESPN about it. 'I know Jake Paul is enjoying pretending he is a fighter,' he told ESPN. 'I think on April 17, he is going to have a rude awakening to what being a fighter is really like. Jake has led a privileged life and doesn't really know what the meaning of being a fighter is.'
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