Marcus Spears Biography

( 1983 - )
January 22, 2020
First published on:December 11, 2018
by John Max

Facts of Marcus Spears

Date of Birth: 1983, March 8
Age: 36 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 4 Inch
Birth Name Marcus Raishon Spears
Birth Place Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Famous Name Marcus Spears
Horoscope Pisces
Father Ebray Spears
Mother Irma Spears
Net Worth $10 million dollars
Salary $1,375,000
Past Team Dallas Cowboys Baltimore Ravens
Siblings Deidre Spears
School Location Baton Rouge, Louisiana
University Team LSU Tigers football
Date 2018
Career Earnings $18,426,000
Weight 315 lb (143 kg)
Position in Team Defensive end
No. of Siblings one
Nationality American
Ethnicity Black
Famous for NFL player
University attended Louisiana State University
School attended Southern University Laboratory School
Currently Married yes
Married to Aiysha Spears
Children Marcus Raishon Spears, Jr.

Marcus Spears is an American former football player who played in the National football league (NFL ) as a defensive end. He played for the NFL teams: Dallas Cowboys (2005–2012) and Baltimore Ravens (2013). Following an impressive collegiate record at Louisiana State University, he was picked by the Cowboys in the first round of the 2005 NFL Draft. 

Born on March 8, 1983, currently, he is hosting "Thinking Out Loud" on the SEC Network. The thirty-six years hold an American nationality and belong to an Afro-American ethnic group. Further, his star sign is Pisces.

How Much Is Marcus Spears's Net Worth In 2020? Know His NFL Career Earnings

As of 2020, Marcus Spears has an estimated net worth of over $10 million dollars. Nine years stint (2005-2013) as NFL player has earned him 18,426,000.

Initially, he signed a 5 year $9.35 million contract with Dallas on 30th July 2005. Further, he agreed to a 1 year $1.226 million contract with Dallas on 6th April 2010. The following year, on 29th July Dallas, extended his contract to a 5 year $15.25 million. In 2013, his contract with Dallas came to an end, hence, he signed a 2 year $2.75 million contract with Baltimore. 

Career Earning

YEAR SALARY SIGNING BONUS ROSTER BONUS OPTION BONUS INCENTIVE TOTAL CASH
2005 $230,000 - $1,000,000 - $1,100,000 $2,330,000
2006 $387,500 - - $4,600,000 - $4,987,500
2007 $695,000 - - - - $695,000
2008 $602,500 - - - - $602,500
2009 $735,000 - - - - $735,000
2010 $1,226,000 - - - - $1,226,000
2010 $1,000,000 - - - - $1,000,000
2011 $750,000 $3,500,000 - - - $4,250,000
2012 $2,000,000 - - - - $2,000,000
2013 - $600,000 - - - $600,000
  $7,626,000 $4,100,000 $1,000,000 $4,600,000 $1,100,000 $18,426,000

After retiremnet, he pursued a career as a host for SEC Nation, where he is assuemd to have an annual salary around the six digit figure from the network.

Kept aside Marcus Spears's financial earnings, his personal assets include a Home in Southlake, Texas.

On the other hand, he is actively involved in community service projects too. He donated over $6500 to a high school student. He is also actives in many charitable works as well.

Other than being a famous NFL Defensive end, Marcus Spears is pretty famous in social media. He has more than  83.2k and 20.4k followers on Twitter and Instagram respectively.

Is Marcus Spears Married?

Marcus Spears married his college sweetheart, Aiysha Smith, a former basketball player who played for the Washington Mystics of the WNBA. As reported, Marcus met Aiysha in a tournament and later he falls in love with her and purposed. After dating for years, the couple tied the knot on October 6, 2006, in an intimate ceremony. 

CAPTION: Marcus with his wife SOURCE: Instagram

On 23rd February 2007, the couple welcomed their first child, a daughter, Macaria Reagan. Their second, child, a son, Marcus Rayshon Spears was born on 8th April 2009. By 2013, the family expanded to five, following the birth of their second daughter, Miko Reign Spears.

CAPTION: Marcus with his family SOURCE: Instagram

Other than that, Marcus is a fund of video games too.  He spent most of his times in houses playing video games like Fortnite.&nbsp

Marcus Spears' Facts 

 Marcus Spears is not only a world-class athlete but also has a very attractive individual. The Famous NFL star is 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) in height and weighs around 143kg.

Early Life

Baton Rouge, Louisiana native, Marcus was born to parents Ebray Spears and Irma Spears. He grew up along with his siblings, Deidre Spears.

CAPTION: Young Marcus with his Mother SOURCE: Instagram

Marcus Spears attended Southern University Laboratory School in Baton Rouge, Louisiana where he played for his high school football team. After completing high school, Marcus Spears enrolled at Louisiana State University and played for the LSU Tigers football.

Marcus Spears' Professional Life

Marcus Spears played as a defensive end in the National Football League(NFL) for nine seasons. He was first selected by Dallas Cowboys in the 2005 NFL draft with the 20th overall pick. He made his NFL debut against San Diego Chargers. He spends his nine career years playing for Dallas with the teammate Tony Romo.

Marcus during his whole nine-year footballing career with Dallas, he had to go through lots of ups and downs and suffered from lots of injuries. He played altogether 119 games for the Dallas and recorded 226 tackles with 88 assists as a defensive end

CAPTION: Marcus Playing for the Dallas SOURCE: Inside the Star

.On March 15, 2013, Marcus Spears signed a multi-year deal worth $3.55 million with the Baltimore Ravens. Later, he was retired in the same year.

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He managed to record 10 tackles and 5 assists in his only 5 games with Ravens.

CAPTION: Marcus as co-host on The Paul Finebaum Show. SOURCE: Finebaum Fan

He started working as a host of the show "DFW Outdoorsman" in 2015. However, he started as co-presenter of SEC nation, The SEC/ESPN Channel's flagship show in August 2014. SEC Nation is a college football premier show that offers insight into upcoming national and SEC football games, where famous sports personality such as Maria Taylor works.

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