Marcus Allen is a former American football star, working as football analyst with CBS (Columbia Broadcasting System) after retirement, an American English language commercial broadcast television network. Marcus was a very popular football running back (player position) who played for Los Angeles Raiders and Kansas City Chiefs.
Marcus has achieved 145 touchdowns (score) and was elected to Six Pro Bowls (All-star game of the National Football League) in his football career. Marcus was the first one to gain more than 10,000 running and 5,000 receiving yards. Marcus started playing football when he was in high school. His net worth is estimated to be $5 million US dollars.
‘Marcus LeMarr Allen’ full name was born on 26 Mar 1960 in San Diego, California from Harold and Gwendolyn Allen. His younger brother Damon Allen is also a footballer played for Canadian Football League. Marcus started playing football in high school and became hero of school team. While studying at the University of Southern California, he won Heisman Trophy, Maxwell and Walter Camp award.
Marcus tied knot with model Kathryn Edwards in 1993 after long affair. His relationship with Nicole came into limelight during OJ Simpson’s trial. Resnick claimed in his book that Marcus was having an affair with Nicole and Kathryn was aware of it. After eight years of long marriage they decided for separation. It is also claimed that Marcus had a child named Drake Connor with fitness model Lauran Hunter in 2014.
Marcus’ football journey started at Lincoln High School. Marcus led his High School team a 34-6 victory with five touchdowns and attracted attentions. Apart from heroic win for his college team, he finished his college seasons with 4,666 rushing yards, 5,232 total yards and 46 touch downs.
Marcus joined Los Angeles Raiders in 1982, rushed for 696 yards in first session and was voted the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year. Before joining City Chiefs in 1993, Markus rushed for 8545 yards and scored 97 touchdowns with 79 rushing touchdowns for Raiders. His glorious feats earned many rewards like NFL Offensive Player of the Year, NFL Most Valuable Player, NFL Rushing Yards leader. While playing with Kansas he was declared NFL Comeback Player of the Year in 1993.
During his professional career, he ran for 12,243 yards and caught 587 passes and scored 145 touchdowns with setting league record of 123 rushing touchdowns, elected to six Pro Bowls during his entire career. Marcus decided to hang boots after 1997 session. He was inducted in College Hall of Fame and the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Marcus became oldest player to score 10+ touchdowns in a season at the age of 37.
How much is Marcus Allen Net Worth in 2017
College and Pro Football hall of fame Marcus is an all-time former American football major. He ruled ground for 16 season in NFL and accumulated 12,243 yards and 145 touchdowns including one Super Bowl MVP and one regular season MVP award. He was at his career best while playing with Raiders and covered many yards and multiplied touchdowns.
Unfortunate strained relations with owner Davis forced him to say goodbye to Raiders after 11 years of wonderful attachment and found solace in Kansas. With Kansas, he scored 100th touchdown against Raiders, and earned NFL Comeback player of the Year and selected for Pro Bowl. Marcus’ total net worth is assessed to be $5 million US dollars as of 2017.
Marcus currently working as football analyst is renowned former American Football champion with many laurels in his bucket. He was friend of OJ, he also came in lime light for so called relations with OJ’s wife Nicole at the time of Simpsons murder trial. Marcus was first player in NFL to record 10,000 yards rushing and 5,000 yards receiving and broke the record of 110 rushing touchdown. At the age of 37 he was the oldest player with 10+ touchdowns in a season.