Marcia Rachel Kleks or Marcia Clark is a celebrated prosecutor, who is best known for being the lead prosecutor in the year 1995 for the trial of O.J. Simpson, who was arrested for the charges of murdering his ex-wives, Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman, and many other such cases. She has also given us many excellent suspense novels such as ‘without a doubt’.
She also wrote scripts for TV series called ‘borderland’. But what made her what she is today is something that is a more interesting story as she is not your simple woman who works for her living have children and husband/boyfriend, and is enjoying life. She has a dark past, which contributed to building her of today. So let’s explore her story.
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Biography and Early Life
Clark was born on 31 August 1953, in Alameda, California, in the US, to Rozlyn and Abraham Kleck. She was named Marcia Rachel Kleks, but she later changed her name. Her father was born and bought up in Israel. He worked at Food and Drug Admiration as a chemist.
She is the eldest daughter and has a younger brother who is six years younger than her. Her father’s job demanded constant moving. Hence, the family moved many times in California, New York, Michigan, and Maryland. She was blessed with a supportive family who understood her and gave her all the support. Her brother became an engineer.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Marcia Clark in 2021 and what is her height and weight? Well, Marcia Clark’s age is 67 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 31 August 1953. Though, she is 5′ 6″ in feet and inches and 168 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 130 lbs in Pound and 59kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Dark Brown and hair color is Black.
Clark went to Susan E. Wagner High School, a public school in Staten Island, New York City, New York. She later pursued her degree in political science from the University of California, Los Angeles, and graduated in 1976. She further earned a Juris Doctor degree at Southwestern University School of Law. From where her law journey began.
Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids
Clark was raped when she was just 17 on a trip to Eilat, Israel. This incident was her primary motivation, from where she decided to bring justice to those who need it.
In 1976 she got married to Gabriel Horowitz in a conservative Jewish ceremony, he is an Israeli professional backgammon player. They met each other while they were a student at the University of California, Los Angeles. She divorced him when she found out that either he or his mother tried to sell her topless pictures to the National Enquirer during the trial of O.J. Simpson. They received a Tijuana divorce.
They did not have any children together. Later after four years, she again got married to Gordon Clark, who is a computer programmer and systems administrator employed at the Church of Scientology. But they also got divorced after 15 years of being together. They had two sons for whom Gordon argued their custody, saying that she spent too much time in her work and court that she has less time with the children.
All these incidents blew her faith in God, and she discontinued following any religion. In 1980, she withdrew herself from the Church of Scientology of which she was a part.
Is Marcia Clark Lesbian?
As far as the sexuality of Clark is concerned, she is straight and had two husbands and two children. She is neither lesbian nor bi nor any other sexuality, and she’s straight. However, she speaks for the right of LGBTQ people as she supports their love as well and thinks of them as no different from others.
She was a part of the LGBTQ movement in America to help them win their rights. She comments that being able to see society as non-judgemental and accepting all love is the best for children. But she also supports that history should not be deleted nor edited; it should be kept as it is since we learn from our mistakes.
Clark started her profession as a member of the State Bar of California in 1979, where she was a public defender for the city of Los Angeles. In 1981, she made a complete turnover and became a prosecutor. She served as the deputy district attorney for Los Angeles city, California and her mentor was prosecutor Harvey Giss. The main stepping stone for her career was O.J. Simpson’s case. Before that, she the prosecutor for the possibility of Robert John Bardo, wherein he was charged for the murder of a television star Rebecca Schaeffer. During this trial, she received too much media attention, which led her to cut her hair short.
Inspired by the case of Simpson, she decided to write a novel which was called ‘without a doubt’, which was a huge hit. After the case of Simpson, from which she gained media attention, she then started to appear in the media occasionally. Which included her being a special correspondent for ‘Entertainment Tonight’ wherein she provided the coverage of many high profile cases. She was also invited as a guest attorney on the short-lived television series Power of Attorney, and she was also featured in the headline news.
When asked why she always chooses crime novels to write and decided to be a public defender, she answered that she was attracted to crime novels and crime stories since childhood.
Being in a profession of law does not bring you many awards. Hence her awards are less but not her achievement:
1995 trail O.J. Simpson case (won)
1991 trail Robert John Bardo case (won)
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Marcia Clark in 2021
As of 2021, Marcia Clark has a net worth of $5 million. She is a famous prosecutor and a brilliant author, and a great commentator. She is devoted to her work and puts a lot of effort into her profession. As her profession requires great speculation as one wrong move can prove fatal for another person, and she has mastered the art of being able to look into the exact detail.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
She was raped when she was only 17 years old.
Her first husband, along with his mother, tried to sell Clark’s topless pictures.
Since childhood, she read many crime novels and was a big fan of ‘Nancy Drew’ and ‘Hardy Boys’.
Marcia Clark is the definition of boldness and of not compromising with anything that is not right; she knows to stand for herself and to achieve what is in store for her. She has a positive view towards life, and instead of feeling down from failures, one should take it as a challenge. Clark should be role-modeled by many women and learn from her.
Facts of Marcia Rachel Kleks
- Gender Female
- full nameMarcia Rachel Kleks
- birthplaceAlameda, California, U.S
- Date of Birth August 31, 1953
- Age 68 years 8 months
- Horoscope Virgo
- Lucky Number 3
- Lucky Stone Sapphire
- Lucky Color Green
- Best Match for Marriage Taurus, Capricorn
- net worth$5 million
- professionProsecutor, writer and Television Correspondent
- weightIn Kilograms – 59 Kg, In Pounds – 130 lbs
- heightIn Centimetres – 168 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 6″
- hair colorBlack
- eye colorDark Brown
- high schoolSusan E. Wagner High School