Marcus Allen

Marcus Allen is a former professional football running back and currently works as a sports analyst for CBS TV. He has played for many leagues and is also the only one footballer to win the National Collegiate Athletic Association championship, National Football League, and the Heisman Trophy in his career. He retired from football in the late 1990s and started working with CBS as a sports analyst. He is said to have dated more than seven women in the past and is currently single. Marcus has won trophies for his remarkable performance since he was in high school.

Well, how well do you know about Marcus Allen? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Marcus Allen’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 Marcus Allen to date.

Biography and Early Life

Marcus was born and raised in a middle-class family in San Diego, California. His parents were Harold and Gwendolyn Allen. Mark is the second of six siblings. His older brother, Damon Allen, is a former football player. His sister, Michelle Allen, is an actress. His father worked as a construction foreman, and his mother was a licensed vocational nurse. Marcus played football as a child with his four brothers. After he got into high school, he played for them as well. He has led his teams to win inter-school trophies.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Marcus Allen in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Marcus Allen’s age is 61 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 26 March 1960. Though, he is 6′ 2″ in feet and inches and 188 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 210 lbs in Pound and 95kg in Kilograms.


Marcus completed his high school at Abraham Lincoln High School, where he started playing football in a proper way. In school, he played the quarterback and safety positions. Being scoring excellently in sports, he was also outstanding in academics.

He then joined the University of South California for college, where he started playing running back position. After that, Marcus played in international tournaments that gave a kick to his career.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Marcus Allen is single as of now. He has dated several women in the past and was married to Kathryn Edwards in 1993. But unfortunately, they divorced in 2001 because Marcus had an extra-marital affair with Nicole Brown Simpson, who was the wife of O.J. Simpson. Katheryn found out about it from the book written by Faye Resnick- ‘Nicole Brown Simpson: The Private Diary Of a Life Interrupted. Marcus also has a son named Drake Connor Allen with his girlfriend, Lauren Hunter.

Marcus is not seen on social media, and it is said that he likes to keep his life private.

Is Marcus Allen Gay?

Marcus Allen is neither bisexual nor gay. He has been in a relationship with seven women in the past and has no history of dating men. Marcus has been in and out of relationships often and has divorced once.

Professional Career

Marcus started playing football at his school. He won games against other schools, and later when he joined the University of South California, he became a member of the Trojans’ National Championship team. He started playing fullback only in 1979. In 1980, he was the starter tailback.

In the period of 1982-1984, he made ‘Raiders’ the best by running 697 yards at 8-1 in the AFC. They also won over ‘Washington Redskins’ in 1984, where Marcus performed exceptionally, running 191 yards. After that, he joined a group and won Super Bowl MVP and the Heisman Trophy.

He has also worked with as a spokesperson and has also written blog spots for them.


Marcus was selected in the 10th overall selection of the 1982 NFL Draft by ‘Los Angeles Raiders’.

He won the Heisman Trophy in 1981 when he was in college.

During the 1985 season, he was named as NFL’s Most Valuable Player and was twice named as AP All-Pro 1st Team.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Marcus Allen in 2021

As of 2021, The current net worth of Marcus Allen is $5 million. He has signed many contracts, and it is calculated to be over $500,000. It is definitely not everyone’s cup of tea to gain such a huge net worth. He has worked in various fields as a player, sports analyst, blog writer, and commentator in the course of his career. He has performed remarkably in all the jobs he has done and is an inspiration for many.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

Marcus has written a few books, namely, Strength of the Heart, Reunion, Marcus, The Impossible Way, The Inquire Method: A Revolutionary, and also an autobiography, Marcus: The Autobiography of Marcus Allen.

Marcus was the tenth player selected in the 1982 National Football League Draft.

Marcus has been a consistent performer throughout his career. He has always kept a clear vision, and even though there were controversies, he has never been defamed for that. He has always been in the hearts of football lovers all the while. He has had a long career and retired in 1998.

He is the first-ever player to win over 10,000 rushing yards and over 5,000 receiving yards in the course of his career.


Facts of Marcus LeMarr Allen

  • Gender Male
  • full nameMarcus LeMarr Allen
  • birthplaceSan Diego, California
  • Date of Birth March 26, 1960
  • Age 63 years 2 months
  • Horoscope Aries
  • Lucky Number 9
  • Lucky Stone Diamond
  • Lucky Color Red
  • Best Match for Marriage Leo
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionChristian
  • net worth$5 million
  • professionFormer football running back
  • weightIn Kilograms – 95 Kg, In Pounds – 210 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 188 cm, In Feet and Inches – 6′ 2″
  • hair colorBlack
  • eye colorBrown
  • high schoolAbraham Lincoln High School

Written by Joel S. Elkins

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