Marcellus Wiley a retired player, who was born as Marcellus Vernon Wiley Sr. on November 30, 1974, in Compton, California, United States. Wiley is a retired player of American football defensive end who played for ten seasons in the National Football League for four different teams. He is the son of Valerie Howard and Charles Wiley. He belongs to black ethnicity.
The Buffalo Bills selected him with the 22nd pick of the second round of the 1997 NFL draft out of Columbia University. After playing four seasons with the Bills, he played for the Jacksonville Jaguars, Dallas Cowboys, and San Diego Chargers. He was selected by the San Diego Chargers to the AFC Pro Bowl team in 2001.
Marcellus Wiley was raised and brought up in Compton with his family. Wiley took his formal education at Saint Monica Catholic High school. In the school, Wiley was one of the best students. During his student life, he was active in track and field and football.
Marcellus Wiley was talented in other things as well. In 1998 he won the National typewriting championship with 82 words per minute. After high school, he moved to Columbia University. There he played as a defensive end, tailback and kick returner from the college team. In the year 1997, he earned a degree in sociology from the University.
While at university Wiley played defensive end, tailback and kicked returner for the team Lions. He was a first-team All-Ivy League and All-American pick.
Wiley was later invited to the NFL Combine where he measured a height of 6'4 and weight of 257 pounds. He bench pressed 225 pounds for an impressive 28 times.
Wiley started his professional career by playing in a position of a situational pass rusher, recording nine sacks through the first three years. When Bruce Smith who is a Hall-of-Famer, left for the Washington Redskins in 2000, Wiley replaced Bruce at the defensive end for the Bills.
Wiley is the co-founder of Prolebrity.com which is a sports community where pro athletes can express viewpoints, publicize their businesses conduct charities & events and connect with their fans, other athletes & business opportunities.
From 2010 to 2012 Wiley co-hosted a program called Winners Bracket with Michelle Beadle. He currently co-hosts the program "Afternoons with Marcellus and Kelvin" on ESPN channel. He also boxes at the boxing club called Wild Card Boxing Club in Hollywood.
Wiley is a married man. He is married to his long-time girlfriend named Annemarie Wiley. Wiley now lives in Chatsworth in California state, with his wife and two children. He has a daughter named Morocca Alise Wiley. He also has a son named Marcellus Wiley, Jr. who was born in 2015.
Wiley has a net worth of $5 million, but his salary is not disclosed yet. He is active on social media site Instagram and has 65.2k followers there.