Quick Facts of Marcus Ray
- Full NameMarcus Ray
- Net Worth$19 million
- Date of Birth1976 /08 /14
- Marital StatusDivorced
- BirthplaceColumbus, Ohio
- ProfessionProfessional Football player, football coach, Businessman
- Eye colourBlack
- Hair colourBald
- Height6 feet
- Weight210 lbs
- EducationMichigan University
- Childrenthree sons
Marcus Ray is an American football coach who played professionally as Defensive Back. Ray started his professional career with Michigan Wolverine Football in 1994 and ended his career with Scottish Claymores in 2000. He played in NFL as well as in the NFL Europe.
The estimated net worth of Marcus Ray is $19 million. Find out more about his career, net worth and personal life below.
Who is Marcus Ray? His Bio and Wiki
Marcus Ray was born on August 14, 1976, in Columbus, Ohio. He grew up with his mother, Pamela Ray, and his grandmother, Mary. Marcus was born when his mother was still in her teens. She was only seventeen years old while she gave birth to Marcus but despite being a mother at an early age, she never disappointed her motherhood. He was born under the sun sign of Leo.
Marcus went to Eastmoor Academy for his high schooling and then went to Michigan University. He played football there and later, became the part of the national championship winning team.
Ray is currently 42-years-old and stands tall at a height of 6 feet with a weight of 210 lbs.
Know about Marcus Ray’s Professional Career
Marcus after setting a record in college football with ten interceptions, he made 229 total tackles with 148 solo stops as a Wolverine. During his college career, Marcus was suspended by NCAA because of his involvement with a sports agent.
After playing his football with Michigan Wolverines Football from 1994-1998, he played for Oakland Raiders in 1999. After a year, he joined an NFL Europe team Scottish Claymores and took them to the world bowl.
— MARCUS RAY (@Marcus_Ray29) October 21, 2016
Marcus started his coaching career with an assistant coach and defensive coordinator role for high schools in Columbus, Ohio. He did that for three years before in 2004, when he started to coach defensive backs at Ohio Dominican University. Following his coaching career into Central Michigan Chippewas Football team, he returned to Ohio Dominican as an assistant coach.
Marcus wrote a book called Rays of Light, Volume 1 “Let there be light” in 2011. Before that, he was coaching for Mifflin High School in Columbus. Ray is also the CEO and President of TEAM RAYROC LLC and also features on TV talking about Football.
Want to Know about Marcus Ray’s Personal Life?
Marcus grew up with his mother but did not meet his dad Doug Ferguson until 1997. He remembers his dad calling him before Penn State game and he couldn’t perform in that game. That event affected his relationship with his coaches and also with his wife later.
Marcus idolized Eric Turner and after his death in 2000 due to intestinal cancer, which devasted him. His career started to end after his suspension and he couldn’t handle the distraction. Ray then started to suffer from injuries and eventually, his playing days were over.
The Good Lord blessed me with handsome, intelligent, athletic, respectful, and humble sons w/ perfect attendance, honor roll, and a work ethic like no other. I’m lucky to be their father.. I’m truly living my best life! #TeamRayRoc pic.twitter.com/xLnBTzCC1F
— MARCUS RAY (@Marcus_Ray29) November 5, 2018
Marcus after retiring from football got married to his now ex-wife Lynda. Ray has three sons with Lynda, Marcus Jr., Malik, and Marquis.
What is Marcus Ray’s Net Worth?
The exact net worth of Marcus Ray as of 2019 is $19 million. He made his earnings from his professional playing career and as a football coach. On average, NFL player makes $2.1 million so’ Marcus also might have made the same.
Marcus in his later years started his coaching career. On average, a college football coach makes about $5 million per year. So’ Marcus Ray might have also made a similar amount of money. Currently, he founded his own company TEAM RAYROC LLC. from which he published his own book as well. Marcus also has received some money from his book.