Is Marcus Mariota married? No, he isn’t. However, he is in a relationship with girlfriend Kiyomi Cook who could be his future wife. Mariota is one of those stars who keep silent about the love life on social media platforms. The couple made their appearances in the public in 2015 for the first time.
Rumors state that Mariota and his girlfriend Cook has been together since their college days but the couple hasn’t revealed about their dating stories directly. He has also been said to have been into the relationship with Nicole Watase in the past during his high school days. Let’s explore in detail about Marcus Mariota bio below:
Who is Marcus Mariota?
Marcus is an American football quarterback who is seen playing for the Tennessee Titans of NFL (National Football League). He was born on October 30, 1993, which makes his age be 27 years old as of 2020. He is popular since his college football career at Oregon and was drafted the Titans second overall in 2015.
Early Life and Education
The American footballer was born in 1993 as Marcus Ardel Taulauniu Mariota. His place of birth is in Honolulu, Hawaii, the United States of America. Marcus attended the Saint Louis School with his brother where he was impressed by Samoan Jeremiah Masoli. Talking about his religion, Marcus explains himself as a dedicated follower of Jesus Christ.
Marcus Mariota Family
Moving to his family life, the American football quarterback was born to the parents named Toa Mariota (father) and Alana Deppe-Mariota (mother). Marcus Mariota grew up with his younger brother named Matt Mariota. His brother Matt is majoring in sociology and is also an athletic person playing in the Tight End position. Regarding his ethnicity and ancestral background, Marcus is of Samoan descent and German descent on his father’s and mother’s side respectively.
During his school life, Marcus was excellent in football and track. After completion of studies at the Saint Louis School in Honolulu, he went to attend the University of Oregon. Joining the Oregon Ducks football team, he initiated his college sports career. For his brilliant performances, he was named as the Team’s Most Outstanding Player in 2012. Further, he was appreciated by being named as Manning Award Finalist.
He was into the limelight when Marcus became the winner of the 2013 CFPA Quarterback Trophy. Within a short period of time, he was able to garner huge recognition and success in sports life. Marcus is also known for being honored with awards like“2010 Hawaii Gatorade Player of the Year” and “2010 Interscholastic League of Honolulu Offensive Player of the Year” during his high school career.
Career and Professional Life
Marcus joined the Oregon football camp in 2010 during the summer where he was first discovered by Mark Helfrich who was serving as Oregon’s then offensive coordinator. V was quite impressed by him and later went to see him in Hawaii to watch his unrecognized quarterback practice. He called Chip Kelly and the duo decided to provide Marcus a scholarship during which he was in his senior season.
As per the Rivals.com, Marcus was ranked No. 12 dual-threat quarterback in the country and was rated at number 2 in the state of Hawaii after his senior season. He was offered a scholarship from Oregon and Memphis. His college career from the 2012 season to 2014 season made him well recognized on a national basis.
In 2012, he was awarded the Pac-12 Offensive Freshman of the Year, Team’s Most Outstanding Player (Skeie’s Award, Manning Award Finalist and Fiesta Bowl Offensive MVP. For his 2013 season, he received Team’s Most Outstanding Player (Skeie’s Award), Sports Illustrated Cover (August 19) and Team’s Most Inspirational Player (Wilford Gonyea Award). For his incredible performances, he amassed a number of awards in his name in 2014 including Polynesian College Football Player of the Year, Skeie’s Award, Wilford Gonyea Award, Associated Press Player of the Year, Manning Award and Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award.
Marcus was chosen as the second overall pick by the Tennessee Titans in the first round in the 2015 NFL draft. Amazingly, he became popular for having the best-selling NFL jersey in the league in May 2015. On July 21, 2015, he came into a contract with the Titans and from which his professional debut was made on August 14, 2015. In November of 2016, he was named as the AFC Offensive Player of the Month. Titans decided to pick Marcus as the fifth-year option on Mariota’s contract on April 18, 2018.
Marcus Mariota is not married yet and therefore has no wife in his life. His relationship with Kiyomi Cook is a well-known fact. Marcus’s girlfriend Cook is the daughter of Karl and Carol Cook and is blessed with a sister named Kerri. Both of the couples have attended the University of Oregon. As of now, the football quarterback has maintained full silence regarding his love life. We can just pray to hear soon the organization of their wedding ceremony.
Marcus stands at the tall height of 6 feet and 4 inches which makes him perfect for National Football League games. He has weight measuring around 222 lb (101 kg). He has done his best to maintain such a jaw-dropping physique blessed with dark brown eyes and black hair. Other body stats relating to the measurement of Marcus like his biceps, triceps, dress size, shoe size are not known.
Salary and Net worth
American football quarterback receives a lump sum amount of salary amounting to 600,000 USD. He has an estimated net worth of 6 million USD, most of which comes from his professional life. IN addition to financial benefits, he has accumulated numerous trophies, awards, titles and nominations which are the real assets that he has garnered in his life.
Wiki and Facts
As a renowned and established professional athletic person, Marcus’s bio is prepared on Wikipedia, IMDb and some other popular celebrity sites. His Fan page on Instagram is available @marcusmariotafans. His verified Twitter and Facebook profiles are still missing.