Marcellus Vernon Wiley Sr. is a Compton, California-born American former NFL player. Born on 30 November 1974, Marcellus is mostly known for playing ten seasons of NFL with four teams as a defender. Drafted in 1997, Marcellus was active in the field from 1997 until 2006. Currently, Wiley co-hosts the sports show “SportsNation” on ESPN along with Max Kellerman.
One of the famous retired American Football players and now a television personality, it’s obvious for one to wonder how rich is Marcellus Wiley? As estimated by sources, Wiley counts his net worth at an amount of $5 million in early 2016. Needless to say, both his career as a professional NFL player as well as his current career as a television host have paid significantly well to make Wiley a multi-millionaire at the present.
Marcellus Wiley Net Worth $5 Million
Raised in Santa Monica, California, Wiley attended Saint Monica Catholic High School where he not only showed his skills I football but track and field as well. He was a member of the National Honor Society and was also the school’s valedictorian. His accolades during high school also include the 1988 National Typewriting Championship. After matriculating from school, Wiley attended Colombia University where he played football as a tailback, defensive end as well as a kick returner.
While he was at Colombia, Wiley managed to get picked for the All-Ivy League and was also a first team All-American. After graduating from college with a degree in sociology, Wiley started his professional career as a footballer. He was signed to Buffalo Bills from 1997 to 2000, and then traded to the San Diego Chargers, where he played for three years before singing with the Dallas Cowboys in 2004, playing for just one year. He finally played with the Jacksonville Jaguars for two years, before retiring from the game in 2006. Being a part of all these NFL teams has definitely helped Wiley earn millions of dollars.
As a part of NFL, Marcellus saw his career height in 2001 as he was voted to the Pro Bowl as well as All-Pro in the same year. After retiring from the NFL, Wiley got a taste of TV when he appeared in season five of the reality show “Millionaire Matchmaker”, supposedly finding a romantic match.
Marcellus then started his career as a sports commentator and sports show host. Currently, he works for ESPN’s “NFL Live” and co-hosts the program “Max and Marcellus” on ESPN LA along with Max Kellerman. He is also a host of “ Sportsnation”. Being a part of ESPN has been earning him a living, while also keeping him close to the sport of his interest. Wiley is also the co-founder of Prolebrity.com.
Regarding his personal life, the 41 year-old former athlete is a father of two children although he has never been married. Currently, he enjoys his career status as a show host at ESPN. On top of that, his present net worth of $5 million has been catering to his daily life in every possible way.
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