Brian Banks

Brian Banks is a popular former American football player, who is currently working in the public speaking sector. He is most popular for his football career in the NFL playing for teams like Las Vegas Locomotives and Atlanta Falcons. He is also equally famous for being falsely accused of rape by Wanetta Gibson.

Well, how well do you know about Brian Banks? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Brian Banks’s net worth in 2021, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Brian Banks to date.

Biography and Early Life

Brian Banks, whose full name is Brian Keith Banks, was born on the 24th of July 1985 in Long Beach, California, U.S. to parents, Leomia Meyers and Jonathan Banks. His zodiac sign is Leo and apart from that, there isn’t much available of his early years.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Brian Banks in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Brian Banks’s age is 36 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 24 July 1985. Though, he is 6′ 2″ in feet and inches and 191 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 249 lbs in Pound and 113kg in Kilograms.


Brian Banks received his education from the Long Beach Polytechnic High School, which is a public high school located in Long Beach, California as the name suggests. He was excellent in football which is fairly obvious and during that time, he was teammates with future American football stars, DeSean Jackson, Darnell Bing, and Winston Justice. However, he couldn’t complete his education as he was expelled from the school due to a rape accusation. This rape accusation was later proved to be untrue.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Brian Banks married Emmy Marino in May 2015 but the relationship didn’t last long, and it ended in divorce in February 2017. Coming to the other aspects of his personal life, he was accused of rape by her classmate, Wanetta Gibson in 2002. This incident got him expelled from school, and he could have possibly faced 41 years or a life sentence as well.

As a result, he opted for a plea bargain that included half a decade in prison, half a decade of probation and even registering as a sex offender. Brian went with the route of going for a plea bargain upon his lawyer’s suggestion.

On the other side, Wanetta and her mother sued the Long Beach Unified School District, claiming that the campus wasn’t a safe environment and even won’t on to win a $1.5 million settlement as a result. In 2011, Wanetta admitted to making up the story and Brian secretly recorded her confession.

The following year, judges reversed the conviction, and he was relieved from his record as a sex offender.  Also, he was allowed to resume his sporting career. The 2019 movie, “Brian Banks” is based on his life in which popular actor, Aldis Hodge portrayed him.

Is Brian Banks Gay?

Brian Banks is straight as far as sexual orientation is concerned and is neither gay nor bisexual. He was previously married to Emmy Marino. He got married to her in May 2015 but the relationship ended in divorce a couple of years later in 2017. He is currently single as per our records.

Professional Career

Brian Banks began his career in 2012 and had tryouts with various popular football teams including, Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers. Brian has played for the Las Vegas Locomotives in two games in which he scored a tackle. He signed with the aforementioned team on the 20th of September 2012. He then signed with the Atlanta Falcons on the 3rd of April 2013 but only played four games for them.

He was then released on the 30th of August 2013. Following that, he began to work for the NFL in the Department of Operations in New York. Few years forward, he began pursuing a career in the public speaking sector and today, he is incredibly good at it.


  • Brian Banks was amazingly good at football during his high school years at Long Beach Polytechnic High School, as a result of which he was named on’s list of “Juniors to Watch” (Class of 2003).
  • The 2019 movie, “Brian Banks” which is based on his life turned out to be a critical success.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Brian Banks in 2021

As of 2021, Brian Banks has garnered a net worth of $2 Million. He has gained most of his earnings from his career as a football player and from his career in the public speaking sector. He has played for popular teams like Las Vegas Locomotives and Atlanta Falcons. He then worked for the NFL before pursuing a career in public speaking.

Brian Banks has been an inspiration for everyone and his life’s story proves that. His life shows that you can always get up and turn your life no matter what. With that being said, we wish him the best of luck for all your future endeavors and hope he keeps inspiring us like he always has.


Facts of Brian Keith Banks

  • Gender Male
  • full nameBrian Keith Banks
  • birthplaceLong Beach, California, U.S.
  • Date of Birth July 24, 1985
  • Age 37 years 10 months
  • Horoscope Leo
  • Lucky Number 9
  • Lucky Stone Ruby
  • Lucky Color Gold
  • Best Match for Marriage Sagittarius, Gemini, Aries
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionChristian
  • net worth$2 Million
  • professionFormer Professional Football Player
  • weightIn Kilograms – 113 Kg, In Pounds – 249 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 191 cm, In Feet and Inches – 6′ 2″
  • hair colorBlack
  • eye colorBlack
  • high schoolLong Beach Polytechnic High School

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