Marcus Ardel Taulauniu Mariota is a professional football player and is the quarterback for the Las Vegas Raiders in the National Football League. He was drafted by the Tennessee Titans in the 2015 draft of the NFL league. The star quarterback has had an extremely successful career and also won various awards.
Marcus Mariota Net Worth is around $12 Million
Marcus Mariota has an estimated net worth of approximately $12 Million for the year 2020. His major endorsement share comes from Nike, which he signed up for a few years ago. He also endorses brands like First Hawaiian Bank, Island Insurance, Nissan, Beats by Dre, etc.
How much of a bonus did Marcus Mariota earn from the Raiders?
Derek Carr, the star quarterback for the Las Vegas Raiders had suffered a brutal injury to the groin against the Chargers and was replaced by none other than Marcus Mariota. For this movie, Marcus Mariota made a profit of approximately $1 Million in a single night and also signed a two-year contract worth $17.6 Million to join the Las Vegas Raiders as a backup for Carr. Due to this, Marcus’s net worth is also expected to increase.
Growing up to be a successful high school athlete
Marcus Mariota was born on the 30th of October in the year 1993 in Honolulu Hawaii to parents Alana Deppe Mariota and Toa Mariota. Marcus Mariota is of Samoan and German descent. He also grew up as a Christian and has a younger brother whose name is Matt.
Marcus Mariota was a student at St. Louis School and was a star athlete in both football and track. Marcus Mariota had also earned the titled of NUC All World Game. He was a state track qualifier and in 2010 he won the fastest man and combine king awards after completing the 40-yard dash in 4.48 seconds.
He has various awards to his name throughout his High School career including the 2010 HHSAA Division 1 State Football Championship, 2010 Interscholastic League of Honolulu Offensive Player of the Year, 2010 Prep Star Magazine All-West Region and the 2010 Hawaii Gatorade Player of the Year.
Recruitment for professional football at the college level
Marcus Mariota was a student at the Oregon Football camp in 2010 and the offensive coordinator, Mark Helfrich had first discovered the talent and skill that Marcus Mariota had. Post the camp he visited Marcus Mariota at Hawaii to watch his quarterback skills in a much detailed version and then immediately offered Marcus Mariota a scholarship although Marcus had never started a varsity game,
In his senior year, Marcus Mariota was the number two recruiting prospect in the whole of Hawaii and went on to be recruited by Oregon Ducks, Hawaii, Memphis, Utah, Oregon State, Washington, Arizona, Notre Dame, UCLA, and USC but was only offered a scholarship by Memphis and Oregon.