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Marcus LeMarr Allen was born on the 26th March 1960 in San Diego, California USA. He is a former American Football player, who played an important role as a running back for the Los Angeles Raiders and Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League (NFL). He has been inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, in 2003. Marcus Allen played football professionally from 1982 to 1997. Currently, he works as a football analyst for CBS.

How much is the net worth of Marcus Allen? Sources estimate that his wealth is as much as $4 million. Undoubtedly, the main source of his income has been from the NFL.

Marcus Allen Net Worth $4 Million

To begin with, he was interested in sports since high school times, being educated at Lincoln High School. Concerning his college career, Allen played football at the University of Southern California, staying in the shadow of the proprietor Charles White for the first two years. The third year (1981) he showed great results, winning numerous awards, including the prestigious Heisman Trophy, effectively awarded to the best college player of the year.

In 1982, in the NFL Draft Allen was picked the 10th overall by the Los Angeles Raiders. Although his season was shortened by a strike, Allen ran 697 yards and led the Raiders to the best record in the AFC. Moreover, he was awarded the tilte of offensive rookie of the year. The following year, Allen surpassed for the first time the thousand – yard run, and Allen is particularly remembered for his performance in Super Bowl XVIII on the 22nd January 1984, when he ran for 191 yards, received 2 passes for 18 yards, and scored two touchdowns in the Raiders 38-9 victory over the Washington Redskins . His race including a touchdown after a 74-yard run and was the longest in the history of the Super Bowl until James Harrison set the new record. During the season of 1985, he managed to make 1.759 – yard runs and scored 11 touchdowns, leading the Raiders to win the division and being rewarded as the MVP. In subsequent seasons with the Raiders, Allen had a stormy relationship with owner Al Davis that arose from a contract dispute. Eventually, Allen left Los Angeles and joined the Kansas City Chiefs in 1993. Although he only ran 764 yards that year, he led the team in the conference finals, and was awarded the NFL Comeback Player of the Year. He played with the Chiefs for four more seasons, leading the team. During his years in Kansas City, the Chiefs won more games in the regular season than any other team in the NFL. During his career, he became the first player in history to run 10,000 yards – 12243 in total – and gain another 5,412 on receptions. He also scored a then record 145 touchdowns, 127 rushing. He was selected for six Pro Bowls.

To add more, Marcus Allen alongside Carlton Stowers, has written the book “Marcus: The Autobiography of Marcus Allen” which was published in 1997.

Finally, in the personal life of the former football player, Marcus Allen was married to Kathryn Edwards from 1993-2001, and they have a son.

Quick Facts

Birth date: March 26, 1960
Birth place: San Diego, California USA
Profession:American Football Player
Education:University of Southern California
Nationality:American
Spouse:Kathryn Edwards (1993-2001)
Siblings:Damon Allen
Awards:National Football League Most Valuable Player Award, Heisman Trophy (1981), Super Bowl Most Valuable Player Award, Pro Football Hall of Fame (2003), NFL Offensive Player of the Year (1985), Pro Bowl (1982 (1982), 1984–1987, 1993), Heisman Trophy (1981), Maxwell Award (1981), Super Bowl champion (XVIII), Super Bowl MVP (XVIII)
Books:“Marcus: The Autobiography of Marcus Allen” (1997)
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Inducted into the California Sports Hall of Fame in 2007.
2Inducted into the University of Southern California Athletics Hall of Fame in 1995.
3Inducted into the San Diego [California] Hall of Champions Breitbard Hall of Fame in 1999.
4Inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2000.
5Inducted into the Rose Bowl Hall of Fame in 1997.
6Together with Latino celebrities, including Frankie J, Don Omar, Paola Turbay, Edgar Lopez, Miguel Varoni, Leti Coo and Mary GamarraTazón, he played in the National Football League (NFL) Latino I, or Latin Bowl I. This was the first nationally televised flag-football game between ex-NFL players and Latino celebrities. The game was filmed during Super Bowl week in Miami. [February 2007]
7Was an usher at O.J. Simpson's 1985 wedding to Nicole Brown Simpson.
8Ranks 2nd on NFL All-Time Rushing Touchdowns List (123).
9Ranks 9th on NFL All-Time Rushing Yardage List (12,243).
10Ranks 6th on NFL All-Time Rushing Attempts List (3,022).
11Inducted into the Pro Football Hall Of Fame, Class of 2003.
12His parents picked his name, Marcus, out of the phone book.
131982 NFL Rookie of the Year for having 160 rushing attempts for 697 yards (4.4 yard avg.) and 11 touchdowns and having 38 receptions for 401 yards (10.6 yard avg.) and 3 touchdowns.
14First player in NFL history to rush for 10,000+ yards and catch passes for 5,000 more.
151985 NFL MVP for having 380 rushing attempts for 1,759 yards (4.6 avg.) and 11 touchdowns and 67 receptions for 555 yards (8.3 avg) and 3 touchdowns.
16Oakland Raiders All-Time Rushing Leader (8,545 yards).
17NFL Running Back with Los Angeles Raiders (1982-1992) and Kansas City Chiefs (1993-1997).
181981 Heisman Trophy winner at University of Southern California.
19MVP of Super Bowl XVIII, when his 191 rushing yards helped propel the Raiders to a 38-9 victory over the Washington Redskins


Quotes

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1But there is something to the fact that we don't see games on the West Coast, or we don't see games on the East Coast, and stuff like that. It's so unfair, because there is a bias that takes place.


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Filmography

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Arli$$1999TV SeriesMarcus Allen
Hangin' with Mr. Cooper1993TV SeriesMarcus Allen
1st & Ten: The Championship1986TV SeriesRick Lambert

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Searching for Angela Shelton2004Documentary executive producer

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
1990 AFC Championship Game1991TV MovieHimself - Los Angeles Raiders Running Back
Kraft Salutes Super Night at the Super Bowl1987TV MovieHimself
Battle of the Network Stars XVI1984TV SpecialHimself - Commissioner
Super Bowl XVIII1984TV MovieHimself - Los Angeles Raiders Running Back
1983 AFC Championship Game1984TV MovieHimself - Los Angeles Raiders Running Back
1982 NFL Draft1982TV MovieHimself
The Regis Philbin Show1981TV SeriesHimself
SportsCenter2016TV SeriesHimself
Emmitt Smith: Celebrity Dream 20152015TV MovieHimself
Home & Family2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest
A Football Life2012TV SeriesHimself
Mike & Mike2010-2012TV SeriesHimself - Heisman Trophy Winner / Himself - Guest
The Making of a First Rounder: The DeSean Jackson Story2011Video documentary
Year of the Quarterback2011TV Series documentaryHimself
Pac-12 Championship Game '112011TV MovieHimself
30 for 302010TV Series documentaryHimself
Tazón Latino II2008TV Movie
Deal or No Deal2007TV SeriesHimself
Tazon Latino I2007TV MovieHimself
America's Game: The Superbowl Champions2006TV Series documentaryHimself
Off the Record2006TV SeriesHimself
17th Annual American Century Championship2006TV Mini-SeriesHimself
Super Bowl XL2006TV SpecialHimself
16th Annual American Century Championship2005TV Mini-SeriesHimself
Super Bowl's Greatest Commercials2004TV SpecialHimself
ESPN SportsCentury2003TV Series documentaryHimself
The Bernie Mac Show2002TV SeriesHimself
Super Bowl XXXV2001TV MovieHimself - Ceremonial Coin Toss
1998 AFC Championship Game1999TV MovieHimself - Studio Analyst
Buddy Faro1998TV SeriesHimself
NFL Monday Night Football1982-1997TV SeriesHimself - Los Angeles Raiders Running Back / Himself - Kansas City Chiefs Running Back
TNT Sunday Night Football1990-1997TV SeriesHimself - Kansas City Chiefs Running Back / Himself - Los Angeles Raiders Running Back
The NFL on NBC1984-1997TV SeriesHimself - Kansas City Chiefs Running Back / Himself - Los Angeles Raiders Running Back
ESPN's Sunday Night Football1987-1995TV SeriesHimself - Los Angeles Raiders Running Back / Himself - Kansas City Chiefs Running Back
1993 AFC Championship Game1994TV SpecialHimself - Kansas City Chiefs Running Back
The NFL on CBS1982-1992TV SeriesHimself - Los Angeles Raiders Running Back
A Triumph of the Heart: The Ricky Bell Story1991TV MovieHimself
Voices that Care1991TV Movie documentaryHimself - Choir Member
1st & Ten: The Championship1990-1991TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
A Football Life2011-2013TV SeriesHimself
Video on Trial2006TV SeriesHimself
ESPN Outside the Lines Nightly2005TV SeriesHimself

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