- Date of Birth
- Age 28 Years Old
- Famous Name Marcus Peters
- Country United States US
- Birth Name Marcus Peters
- Birth Place Oakland, California, U.S.
- Famous Name Marcus Peters
- Horoscope Capricorn
- Father Michael Peters
- Net Worth $9 million dollars
- Salary $1.7 million dollars
- Past Team Kansas City Chiefs
- School Location Oakland, California
- University Team University of Washington
- Career Earnings $9 million dollars
- No. of Twitter Followers 69.5k
- No. of Instagram Followers 192k
- Position in Team Cornerback
- Current team Los Angeles Rams
- Nationality American
- Ethnicity Afro-American
- Profession NFL player
- Famous for football
- Started career as football player
- Awards Pro Bowl, First-team All-Pro, second-team All-Pro, NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year, Second-team All-Pac-12
- University attended University of Washington
- School attended McClymonds High School
- Children three year old son
Marcus Peters is an American football cornerback who plays in the National Football League (NFL). He currently, plays professional football for the Los Angeles Rams. Previously, he played for teams like Kansas City Chiefs.
As a Cornerback, Marcus Peters reportedly earns around $1.7 million as his yearly salary from Los Angeles Rams. Further, Marcus Peters has an estimated net worth of over $9 million.
Marcus Peters' Early Life
Marcus Peters was born on January 9, 1993, in Oakland, California, U.S. to parents, Michael Peters. As per his nationality, he is American and belongs to Afro-American ethnic group. Further, his star sign is Capricorn.
Marcus Peters attended McClymonds High School in Oakland, California where he played for his high school football team. After completing high school, Marcus Peters enrolled at the University of Washington and played for the University of Washington.
Marcus Peters' Professional Life
Marcus Peters was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the first round with the 18th overall selection in the 2015 NFL Draft. On September 13, 2015, on his NFL debut against the Houston Texans, Peters intercepted Texans quarterback Brian Hoyer. In his second game, he picked off Denver Broncos' quarterback Peyton Manning and thus returned the interception 55 yards for a touchdown.
During his rookie season in 2015, Peters played all 16 games making 8 interceptions, with 2 interceptions returned for touchdowns, 1 forced fumble, and 26 passes defended on 60 total tackles.
Peters received multiple honors for his rookie season and was one of three rookies named to the 2016 Pro Bowl. He was further named 2nd Team All-Pro. He won few awards including AFC Defensive Rookie of the month for December and AP Defensive Rookie of the Year. In the 2016 season, Peters made a record of 45 total tackles, 20 passes defense, and six interceptions.
On March 14, 2018, the Chiefs traded Peters to the Los Angeles Rams for a 2018 fourth-round pick. In his first game with the Rams against the Oakland Raiders in Week 1, Peters returned an interception 50 yards for a touchdown. In a game against his previous team, the Kansas City Chiefs, Peters intercepted his ex-teammate Patrick Mahomes II and finished the season with 43 tackles and 3 interceptions.
In the playoffs, the Rams defeated both the Dallas Cowboys and New Orleans Saints to reach Super Bowl LIII and Rams will face the New England Patriots.
Marcus Peters' Personal Life
Marcus Peters has kept his personal life private as well as out of the spotlight. He doesn't reveal anything about his personal life in media and public. According to sources, he has a son who was born in 2015, but it hasn't been confirmed whether he's dating mother of the child.
Rumors have it that he has dated Meagan Good and Rachael Kimack. But, there is no confirmation from his side.
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Marcus Peters has posted photos of his son as well as him playing football on his Instagram page. This shows that he is the father of a child whose mother's still unknown. Other than that, it seems that he's more focused on his career.
Marcus Peters Salary and Net Worth
As of 2018, Marcus Peters has an estimated net worth of over $9 million. Further, the NFL player has an average salary of $1.7 million annually, playing as a football cornerback for the Los Angeles Rams.
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Marcus Peters so far has made earnings of $18,576,316 from his entire NFL career.
He is currently under a 4 year, $9,584,157with Chiefs signed in 2015. The contract also included 1-year option with the annual salary of $9,069,000 for 2019.
Other than being a famous NFL Cornerback, Marcus Peters is pretty famous in social media. He has 192k Instagram followers and 69.5k Twitter followers.
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Body Measurements of Marcus Peters
Marcus Peters is not only a world-class athlete but also has a very attractive individual. The famous NFL star is 6 feet in height and weighs around 88 kg.