Ben Maher : Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children and Career
Benjamin Richard "Ben" Maher MBE is a British show jumper know all about him in this article as like his Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children and Career
|Birthdate ( Age)||30 January 1983|
|Place of Birth||Enfield, United Kingdom|
|Wife/Partner||Kathleen Baker (m. 2009–2011), Sophie Gracida( present)|
|Parents||Name Not Know|
|Profession||British show jumper|
|Net Worth||$5 Million|
|Last Update||August 2021|
Benjamin Richard "Ben" Maher MBE is a British show jumper. He represented Britain at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, 2009 European Championships in Windsor, 2012 London Olympics, 2016 Rio Olympics and the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Ben Maher and Sophie
He won the team jumping gold at the London Olympics with Team GB, their first team jumping gold medal for 60 years, and an individual gold for Great Britain at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Early Life and Family
Maher was selected as part of the 2016 British Olympic Show Jumping Team with Tic Tac.Maher began riding at the age of eight. He was educated at Saffron Walden County High School, and after finishing school, he trained with Liz Edgar before travelling to Switzerland to further his education with Beat Mandli.He had success as a young rider, winning Team Gold with the British Young Riders Team at the European Championships in 2004. He is now a regular member for the British team, and has been ranked as high as 5th on the Longines World Rankings.
Ben Maher Wife
Ben Maher married with Kathleen Baker (m. 2009–2011).Now Maher will marry his American fiancee Sophie Gracida at home in Hertfordshire, with a gold medal now part of the family furniture and Explosion W stabled just 50 metres away.
Ben Maher Net Worth
Benjamin Richard "Ben" Maher MBE is a British show jumper who has an estimated Net Worth of $5 million in 2021.
Benjamin Richard "Ben" Maher MBE (born 30 January 1983 in Enfield) is a British show jumper. He represented Britain at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, 2009 European Championships, Windsor, and 2012 London Olympics. He won the team jumping gold at the London Olympics with Team GB, their first team jumping gold medal for 60 years.
He also won bronze at the 2011 Europeans Championships in Madrid, Spain. He has won many international Grand Prixs including the Olympia Grand Prix, Hickstead King George V Gold Cup at Hickstead, FEI World Cup Qualifier Grand Prix at Wellington with various rides.
In 2000 and 2004, he won gold individuals in the Olympics, and a special certificate for contributing in 2008 in Beijing Olympics.CES5* European Championships, Madrid, Spain: The British team of Nick Skelton (Carlo) (1.04/0/0); Guy Williams (Titus) (7.01)/(12)/0; Ben Maher (Tripple X III) (2.76/4/4); and John Whitaker (Peppermill) (5.66/4/8) took Team Bronze. Ben and Tripple X III also took 12th position individually.
He had success as a young rider, winning Team Gold with the British Young Riders Team at the European Championships in 2004. He is now a regular member for the British team, and has been ranked as high as 5th on the Longines World Rankings.In 2005, CSIO5* Hickstead, Great Britain: Maher won the Hickstead Derby.
In 2010, CSI5*-W s'-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands: On 26 March, Maher and Wonderboy III took the top spot in the feature class of the opening day. This was the 1.50m Rabobank Prijs.Maher was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2013 New Year Honours for services to equestrianism.In 2014, won the $125,000 Grand Prix CSI3* at WEF with Cella.e was recently named to be on the 2016 British Olympic Show Jumping Team with Tic Tac.
Ben Maher produced a fast and fearless performance to secure showjumping gold on Explosion W in a jump-off at Tokyo Equestrian Park on Wednesday.An astonishingly quick round by Maher and Explosion, which saw them finish the course in 37.85sec, pipped the Swedish rider Peder Fredricson to the top spot by 17-hundredths of a second. The Netherlands’ Maikel van der Vleuten finished in bronze position.
The 38-year-old retained the title for Team GB in the six-rider jump-off, following in the footsteps of Nick Skelton, who won the title aged 58 in Rio in 2016 and became Britain’s eldest Olympic gold medalist since 1908.It is Maher’s second Olympic gold medal, after he won gold in the team jumping event at London 2012.All smiles after the medal ceremony, Maher said that Explosion’s form in recent weeks had increased pressure and expectation on the pair.