Marcus Peters is an American football cornerback who currently plays for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League(NFL). Peters was named the No. 1 starting cornerback for his performances in the match. Peters was ranked 79th by his peers on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2018. Peters has played for teams like Los Angeles Rams and Kansas City Chiefs.
What is Marcus Peters Famous for?
- Famous as the popular football cornerback playing for Baltimore Ravens of NFL.
When and Where was Marcus Peters Born?
Marcus Peters was born on January 9, 1993, in Oakland, California, United States. His birth name is Marcus Peters. His nationality is American. Peters belongs to African-American ethnicity while Capricorn is his zodiac sign.
Marcus Peters was raised by his father, Michael Peters who is a former American photographer and currently coaches the McClymonds Warriors. Peters graduated from McClymonds High School in Oakland, California, where he played football and ran track. Peters even played as a cornerback for the coach Curtis McCauley.
During his senior year, he was named the “MVP of the Oakland Athletic League” for his breakdown performance with a 12-0 win in a match. Peters also won the 100 meters and 200-meter events at the Oakland Athletic League Championships.
Peters was a three-star recruit by Rivals.com and the 30th best cornerback in his class. Peters then joined the University of Washington in January 2011 where he played college football as Washington Huskies football team.
Marcus Peters Career Highlights
- Marcus Peters kicked off his professional career after he was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the first round with the 18th overall selection in the 2015 NFL Draft.
- Peters made his professional regular-season debut in the Kansas City Chiefs’ season-opener at the Houston Texans.
- Peters received multiple honors as a rookie in 2015, including second Team All-Pro, Associated Press Defensive Rookie of the Year.
- He was one of three rookies named to the “2016 Pro Bowl”.
- Peters recorded five combined tackles and deflected two passes in the AFC Divisional Round.
- On September 18, 2016, Peters recorded a season-high seven combined tackles and four pass deflections.
- Peters was named to his second career and consecutive Pro Bowl and was named a first-team All-Pro.
- Peters retained his role as the No. 1 starting cornerback in 2017 and was ranked 32nd on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2017.
- Peters was traded to the Los Angeles Rams with the sixth-round pick in the 2018 NFL Draft.
- He started his Los Angeles Rams’ season-opener at the Oakland Raiders on Monday Night Football.
- Peters received an overall grade of 60.1 from Pro Football Focus and earned a victory in the NFC West.
- On October 15, 2019, Peters was traded to the Baltimore Ravens in exchange for Kenny Young and a 2020 fifth-round selection.
Who is Marcus Peters Dating?
Marcus Peters has kept his personal life very secret and out of reach of media. Peters, however, has dated quite a few ladies including Meagan Good and Rachael Kimack. Peters is the father of a son who was born in 2015.
How Much Does Marcus Peters Earn?
Marcus Peters has quiet a well earning through his career as a football cornerback of NFL. Peters has managed to amass a great fortune of the amount in million dollars through his several contract deals, salaries, and endorsement deals. Peters has managed earnings of $18 million from his entire NFL career to date.
Peters enjoys his fortune which is estimated to be around $9 million with a current salary of $5.8 million. In 2015, Peters signed a $9.58 million contract including a signing bonus of $5.23 million. He signed a $9.5 million contract with the Kansas City Chiefs.
With all the fortune in million dollars, Peters is living a lavish and luxurious lifestyle.
How Tall is Marcus Peters?
The 26 years old NFL player, Marcus Peters has a well maintained athletic body physique. Peters has a great height as he stands tall with a height of 6ft(1.83 m) while his body weighs around 88kg(195 lbs). Peters has a dark complexion with black hair and black eyes.