Quick Facts of Marcus Raishon Spears
- Full NameMarcus Raishon Spears
- Net Worth$11 Million
- Date of Birth1983 /03 /08
- Marital StatusMarried
- BirthplaceBaton Rouge, Louisiana
- ProfessionFootball Player
- Active Year2005-present
- Eye colourBlack
- Hair colourBlack
- SpouseAiysha Smith
- Height6 feet 4 inches (1.93 m)
- Weight315 lb (143 kg)
- Body MeasurementMuscular
- EducationSouthern University Laboratory School, Louisiana State University
- Online PresenceTwitter (88.4k followers), Instagram (26k followers)
- Children3 - Macaria Reagan (b. 07), Miko Reign Spears (b. 2013), Marcus Rayshon Spears (b. 2009).
Marcus Spears is a former American professional football player, best known for playing as a defensive end in the National Football League (NFL) for 9 years. He is also famous for playing for the Louisiana State University where he earned consensus All-American honors. In 2013, he played his last game for Baltimore Raves.
Spears is a married man as of 2019. He is living a happy married life with his wife. So, does he share any children with his spouse? Find out more about Spears in the following sections.
Who Is Marcus Raishon Spears? Bio & Wiki
Marcus Spears was born as Marcus Raishon Spears on 8th March 1983, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the United States. Moreover, he holds an American nationality and his ethnicity is African-American.
Spears attended Southern University Laboratory School where he became the No. 1 tight end. He made 28 catches for 435 yards and 3 touchdowns and 245 rushing yards, 22 tackles, 11.5 quarterback sacks on defense.
Later, Spears graduated from the Louisiana State University where he was trained by a football coach, Nick Saban. HE further played for the LSU Tigers football team from 2001 to 2004. Later, Spears finished college career with 49 tackles and 21 quarterback pressures in total defense.
Inside Of Marcus Spears’ Career
Marcus Spears started his career as an NFL Draft player after being picked by the Dallas Cowboys with an overall 20 picks in 2005. Later, he made debut at the San Diego but didn’t record a tackle. Spears recorded his first tackle against Greg Elis of Washington Redskins. He played for Dallas Cowboys for overall 8 years from 2005 to 2013.
After playing for many years for Dallas Cowboys, Spears signed a two-year with the Baltimore Ravens on 15th March 2013. Later, he retired from the football ground with 10 tackles as a reserve defensive end on 30th October 2013. Spears made his debut appearance as a host on the TV show, DFW Outdoorsman in 2015. He also worked for many TV shows including SEC Nation, Thinking Out Loud along with Greg McElroy.
How Much Is Marcus Spears’ Net Worth?
Marcus Spears’s net worth is $11 Million as of 2019. Likewise, his wife has an impressive wealth of $10 Million as of 2019. Throughout his NFL career, Spears made lucrative earnings of $18,426,000. His overall salary stats with cap hits and bonus are listed below;
|Years||Salary (Cap Hits)||Team||Total Earning|
|2005||$230,000 + ($1,000,000 – Roster Bonus) +($1,100,000 – Incentive)||Dallas Cowboys||$2,330,000|
|2006||$387,500 ($4,600,000 – Option Bonus)||Dallas Cowboys||$4,987,500|
|2011||$1,000,000 ($3,500,000 – Roster Bonus)||Dallas Cowboys||$4,500,000|
|2013||$3,550,000 ($2,000,000 +$600,000 – Roster Bonus)||Baltimore Ravens||$6,750,000|
Spears is working as an active member in various charity works. Furthermore, he donated $6,500 to a highschool student Willie Forbes who was going on a trip to Europe for 21 days with People to People Student Ambassadors in 2008.
Marcus Spears’ Personal Life, Married, Wife & Children
Marcus Spears met his wife, Aiysha Smith for the first time when he was gone to watch the match of Washington Mystics VS. Connecticut Sun where Aiysh was playing. After the match, Aiysha had a friendship with Spears. Later, they announced that they were dating each other.
The couple tied the knot on Detroit, Michigan. They invited their close friends and relatives at their wedding ceremony. Together, they share two beautiful daughters, Macaria Reagan born on 23rd February 2007 and Miko Reign Spears born 3rd January 2013. Furthermore, they also have a son, Marcus Rayshon Spears born on 4th August 2009.
Spears currently lives in Baton Rouge, Louisiana with his spouse and kids. Until now, he isn’t involved in any extra-marital relationship and affairs. So far there are no rumors and controversies concerning his personal life and career.
Interesting Facts About Marcus Spears
- Marcus Spears played in the first-ever U.S. Army All-American Bowl game held on 30th December 2000.
- Spears is fond of traveling and has visited France, Italy, and Greece and has explored Eiffel Tower and the Parthenon.
- Marcus played alongside Ezekiel Elliott and Beasley Reece in the Dallas Cowboys.
- He stands at the height of 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 m).
- He is now 36 years old.
- His zodiac sign is Pisces.