You know the saying ‘behind every great man, there stands an even greater woman’.

With NFL stars being amongst some of the richest sports in the world, being married to a football player certainly has its benefits for sure.

We’ve compiled some of the highest earners in the NFL and highlighted their most recent net worth, and as a bonus, we’ve included a glimpse at the women behind the men who make it all work.

Ben Roethlisberger Net Worth $158.3 million

Roethlisberger was the quarterback at Miami University,  he was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the first round of the 2004 NFL draft. Nicknamed Big Ben, Roethlisberger became the youngest quarterback to win the Super Bowl in 2006 at the age of 23. He went on to win a second ring in Super Bowl XLIII against the Cardinals three years later.

Ashley Harlan

Roethlisberger married Ashley Harlan, a native of Newcastle, PA in 2011. Their couple now has two boys and one girl together.

Jay Cutler Net Worth $112.2 million

Cutler was a star quarterback at Vanderbilt, he was  later drafted by the Denver Broncos in the first round of the 2006 NFL Draft. He played in Denver for three seasons before being traded to the Chicago Bears where he played eight more seasons. Jay announced his retirement at the end of the 2016 season and is now a sportscaster for Fox.