Marcus Gilchrist Biography

( 1988 - )

Facts of Marcus Gilchrist

Date of Birth: 1988, December 8
Age: 30 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Birth Name Marcus Tyler Gilchrist
Famous Name Marcus Gilchrist
Father Ronny Gilchrist
Mother LaJeune
Nationality American
Ethnicity Afro-American
Birth Place High Point, North Carolina
Salary $2 million
Net Worth $3.5 million
Weight in KG 91 Kg
Currently Married Yes
Married to Nicole Gilchrist
Children 1
Profession American Football Player
Started career as American Footballer
School attended T. Wingate Andrews High School
University attended Clemson University

Marcus Tyler Gilchrist popular as Marcus Gilchrist is an American football safety who currently plays for the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League (NFL). Gilchrist started his career with the San Diego Chargers, after being selected in the second round (50th overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft. He also played with New York Jets for one season. Previously, he played football at the Clemson University.

 

As per personal life, Gilchrist is a married man. He is blessed with an adorable baby girl together with his wife. As of 2018, his net worth is estimated over $3.5 million.

Marcus Gilchrist Early Life

Gilchrist was born on December 8, 1988, in High Point, Northern California. He holds an American nationality and is of white ethnicity. Born in the early February, this versatile player has a birth sign of Sagittarius.

Gilchrist learned discipline and devotion towards any work from his parents. His father Ronny is a retired United States Marine. Gilchrist father played different sports when he was on the job. His mother, LaJeune was also the daughter of the sports coach.

Marcus Gilchrist High School & Collegiate Career

Gilchrist went to T. Wingate Andrews High School in High Point, North Carolina where he played football for the high school team. Upon high school graduation, Gilchrist attended Clemson University and played for the Clemson Tigers football team.

Marcus Gilchrist Professional NFL Career

Gilchrist college stats left behind his college scores. The San Diego Chargers selected him with the 50th overall pick in the second round of the 2011 NFL Draft. In 2012, played all 16 games and made four starts. He accomplished 2013 seasons with 77 tackles, 2 interceptions, 1 sack, 1 Forced Fumble, and five passes.

After finishing his rookie contract with Chargers, he was picked by the New York Jets. In 2016, Gilchrist started all 13 games before suffering from Patellar Tendon Tear in week 14. The Jets released Gilchrist a week before the 2017 NFL Draft on May 4, 2017.

As of 2016, his total tackles: 383, Sacks: 3.0, Pass deflections: 26, Interceptions: 10, Forced Fumbles:4

On 31st July 2017, he was signed by Houston Texas to a one-year contract. Furthermore, he was named the backup free safety by head coach Bill O'Brien to begin the regular season behind Andre Hal.

Since March 2018, he plays side Oakland Raider after signing a one-year contract worth $4 million.

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Marcus Gilchrist Personal Life & Dating

Gilchrist personal life is as successful as his career. He is married to his fiance Nicole. The couple dated for several years before their Marriage. In October 2016, Gilchrist proposed Nicole in a very sweet way. He proposed her after the World Tour concert at MetLife Stadium.

After the show, Gilchrist got down on the knees and asked her to marry him. According to sources, the couple is planning to celebrate their marriage at the end of 2017. The couple is parents to one-year lovely girl Sophie.

On 18th of Feb 2018, the couple tied the knot at Four Seasons Hotel Miami. What's more, the duo is now expecting their second baby. 

Gilchrist always has been in the limelight for his professional as well as personal life. However, he never has been the part of any controversy. Gilchrist has reached the age 28 now. He has a perfect height of 5 feet 10 inch, which is around 1.78m. He has a balanced weight of 198lb.

Marcus Gilchrist Net Worth & Cars

Gilchrist is a fond of new cars. He has several on his list. Nissan GT, Mercedes, Mclaren, Hummer are his favorites.  Gilchrist has made an immense of net worth from his career earnings. He has a whopping net worth of $3.5 million. 

Moreover, he had penned a 1 year, $4 million deal with the Oakland Raiders, including a $1.8 million signing bonus, $3.8 million guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $4 million. 

In 2018, the footballer will earn a base salary of $2 million, a signing bonus of $1,850,000, a workout bonus of $150,000 and an incentive bonus of $500,000, while carrying a cap hit of $4,500,000 and a dead cap value of $4,000,000.

Marcus Gilchrist Social Media

Gilchrist has countless admirers and followers from around the world. His fans are largely growing on his social media account.



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