Ben Watson's Wife Kirsten Watson Talks About Having Seven Children

Ben Watson and his wife Kirsten Watson
Ben Watson and his wife Kirsten Watson( Source : cbn )

Former American Football Star Benjamin Seth Watson has been married to his wife Kirsten Vaughn Watson.

Ben and Kirsten have been happily married for 17 years now. The couple has seven children, along with one consisting of a set of twins. 

They have been married throughout Watson's 16-season playing career in the NFL, as he was drafted by New England Patriots in the first draft of the 2004 NFL draft and won the Super Bowl over the Philadelphia Eagles in the same year.

While Watson had started his football career at the University of Georgia, Kirsten was also a student at the same university. She completed her degree in Marketing and Spanish. 

The couple has founded, an organization called One More Foundation, a non-profit organization that is devoted to which is devoted to spreading love and hope to "one more" soul. 

Both of them have also started a podcast on their website called thewatsonseven.com where they talk about parenthood from both the perspective of mother and father and about marriage and on different existing topics.

Both Ben and Kirsten are devout Christians who are known for being outspoken about their faith.

Meet Kirsten Watson

Kirsten Watson is the mother of 7 children and the wife of an author and former NFL player Benjamin Watson. 

Before meeting Ben Watson, Kirsten was a multisport athlete at Episcopal High School. Her grandfather, Isaac Greggs, was the longtime band director of Southern University. Her father, Percy Vaughn, is a graduate of Southern University at New Orleans. Her mom, Audree, attended Louisiana State University. 

After she graduated from the University of Georgia, she worked for Fortune 500 company. After that, she moved into a non-profit organization. She was yearning one day to run her own company.

Kristen and Ben Watson
Kristen and Ben Watson ( Source : chattanoogan )

Now she is the executive editor of MomLifeToday.com. She and Benjamin established an organization, 'One More Foundation' and, together also cohost a podcast called “Why or Why Not with the Watsons.” She also wrote her first book “Sis, Take a Breath: Encouragement for the Woman Who’s Trying to Live and Love Well (but Secretly Just Wants to Take a Nap)”

Kirsten has also suffered deep losses before. Before she gave birth to current twins, she had two miscarriages causing her to lose two beautiful kids. 

Benjamin and Kristen Watson's Children

Benjamin Watson and Kristen Watson have altogether seven children. Kirsten's two miscarriages in 2018 led to the loss of two children. 

In the interview with Christain Post, she stated that she had two miscarriages within a period of four months and the grief of not being able to hear their greetings on Mother's day is very sorrowful. 

In 2019, Ben and his wife welcomed their set of twins. Benjamin had posted the happy event on Instagram, and it was a wonderful coincidence that the twins were born on the same day he was drafted 15 years ago.

Ben and Kirsten's children
Ben and Kirsten's children ( Source : movieguide )

Currently, the age seven children are 13, 12, 10, 9, 6, and 3-year-old twins: Kirsten stated in The Christian Post that the children are her greatest blessings.

Benjamin and Kirsten have homeschooled their seven children, who are taught about the love of God and share their love of religion.

Kirsten talks about Motherhood and Relationship Between Benjamin Watson

In the book called “Sis, Take a Breath: Encouragement for the Woman Who’s Trying to Live and Love Well (but Secretly Just Wants to Take a Nap)” written by Kirsten Watson talks about her relationship that has gone through different turns and twists in the marriage of 17 years and seven children.

People who know her often ask about how she juggles the struggle of all the hassle that Kirsten has to go through. She writes in her book that the words of Gods that she read in the scripture have been the strength and the breath that has brought peace to her.

Kirsten Relationship and motherhood
Kirsten Relationship and motherhood ( Source : thegospelcoalition )

With her husband being a pro athlete, he is always busy with his work. And sometimes there is a lot of stress that brings out. But Benjamin never brings the stress of work inside the house. This has helped to maintain their relationship strong.

Kirsten talks about being with children as just like a season and they should take joy in it. She gives an example of her eldest daughter will going to college soon. But life will still move on. So, we just need to keep moving ahead.


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