Marcellus Wiley is a retired professional footballer who spent his best years with the Buffalo Bills and the San Diego Chargers. After the NFL, Wiley became a sports commentator for ESPN, where he co-hosted programs such as Mike and Mike in the Morning, SportsNation, and others.
Marcellus Wiley Wife/Married
Wiley is happily married to the very beautiful Annemarie Wiley. The couple entered into the bond of marriage in June 2014 after they had been together for several years. They got engaged in September 2012. Wiley’s wife Annemarie Wiley is not a celebrity, so not much information about her is available to the public.
According to her Facebook page, Annemarie is an Anesthesia Nurse who has been working at Keck Medicine at USC, San Pablo Los Angeles, since 2013. She is from Abbotsford, British Columbia.
It is not known to the public when Wiley met Annemarie, but a look at Wiley’s social media accounts shows that the former head of defense is incredibly proud of his beautiful wife.
Marcellus Wiley Daughter
Wiley has a daughter named Morocca Alise Wiley who was born in 1999, about two years after Wiley started his professional football career. Marcellus once posted a photo of his daughter in a UCONN jersey, and it seems the little sweetie is studying at the University of Connecticut.
It’s good to see that Wiley has passed on his athletic genes to his daughter, who, according to the photo above, is already an active athlete running long distances in college.
In addition to his daughter, Wiley has another child, a son named Marcellus Wiley Jr. who was born in 2015. Wiley seems to be incredibly fond of his Mini-Me as he thoroughly exposes him in social media.
Marcellus Wiley Wiki
Wiley was born Marcellus Vernon Wiley Sr. on November 30, 1974, in Compton, California. He attended Saint Monica Catholic High School in Santa Monica, California, where he played soccer and participated in athletic events. However, he was more successful in soccer. Wiley was an all-conference candidate.
Wiley’s love of sports did not get in the way of his academics as he was named the school’s valedictorian. He was also a member of the National Honor Society.
After high school, Wiley went to Columbia University, where he played for the Lions as a tailback, defensive player, and kick return. Wiley was an All-Ivy League kicker and an All-American on the first team. He graduated with a degree in sociology in 1997.
He was selected by the Buffalo Bills with the 22nd pick in the second round of the 1997 NFL draft. After four years with the Bills, Wiley joined the San Diego Chargers in 2001. That same year, he was elected to the AFC Pro Bowl team.
Wiley played one season for the Dallas Cowboys in 2004 before moving to the Jacksonville Jaguars, where he ended his career in 2006.
Wiley made millions of dollars in his 10-year NFL career. In 2001, his contract with the Chargers is said to have been worth $40 million per ESPN for six years, but Wiley only stayed with the Chargers for two seasons. In 2004, Wiley joined his father’s favorite team, the Dallas Cowboys, and signed a four-year contract worth $16 million, including a $4.5 million signing bonus. His base salary on the contract was $660,000 with the possibility of increasing to $2 million a year later in 2005.
According to these figures, Wiley had a good time in the NFL. It is not known how much he earns from his job as a sports analyst after the NFL. His net worth, however, is estimated to be at least $5 million.