Who is Anita Marks?
Anita Marks was born on 29 April 1970, in Miami, Florida, USA. She is a former professional American Football player, and now a radio and television personality, best known for her work with ESPN New York for which she serves as an anchor, while also hosting talk shows.
The Net Worth of Anita Marks
How rich is Anita Marks? As of mid-2019, sources inform us of a net worth that is over $1 million, earned largely through a successful career as a broadcast journalist. She reportedly earns as much as $160,000 annually thanks to her current work.
Early Life and Education
Anita grew up in south Dade County, Florida; very little is known about her parents and childhood, but it is likely that she showed an inclination towards athletic activities at a young age, as during her time at Miami Sunset Senior High School, she played a lot of sports. The secondary school is a part of the Miami-Dade County Public School systems, and has an enrollment of over 2,000 students annually.
After matriculating from high school, she enrolled at the University of South Florida to complete a degree in communications. The public university is a part of the State University System of Florida, and is the fourth largest public university in the state, having been founded in 1956. They have over 50,000 students enrolled, and is home to 14 colleges offering over 80 majors for undergraduate studies. They also offer over 130 graduate, specialist, and doctoral degree programs.
Professional Football Career and Other Endeavors
During her time at University, Marks competed for the school Flag Football team during her entire tenure. After completing her degree, she started playing women’s professional American Football in 2000, joining the Miami Fury. The team is a part of the Women’s Football Alliance, a full-contact American Football league which is the largest of the three similar leagues for women in the US. As their name states, they are based in Miami, Florida, playing games at the North Miami Athletic Stadium. She played professionally for four years, staying with the Fury for most of her tenure.
However, during her final season, she signed with the Florida Stingrays which is an amateur team playing in the United Football Federation of America. Prior to joining that league, they were an expansion team of the American Indoor Football Association, now playing their games at Rutenberg Park. During her time with the team, they reached the WPFL championship game in 2003. Due to her athletic career she has a well-developed body, which led her to be featured in the magazine “Playboy”, one of the most recognized brands in the world, known for showcasing nude or semi-nude models also known as Playmates.
ICYMI w/ @AnitaMarks:
Eli Manning is going to the Hall of Fame, there's not much of a debate about it. But she explains why the timing is so interesting.
— 98.7FM ESPN New York (@ESPNNY98_7FM) January 25, 2020
After retiring from professional play, Anita transitioned to sports broadcasting, becoming a host for sports talk radio as a part of the Baltimore station 105.7 The Fan. During her time there, she was the co-host of a show which was also simulcast on MASN-TV. This led her to work with MASN as well, hosting her own Fantasy Football show called “Fantasy Blitz”. Her television work led her to become a sideline reporter for the United Football League, with most of her broadcasts airing through the network Versus.
Anita then moved to New York to become a part of the New York Giants broadcast team, also doing hosting work for several networks, including MSG, WWOR-TV My9, and Verizon Fios. She also hosted the pre- and post-game show for WFAN Sports Radio. She continued to build her experience, later working with NBC Sports Radio and Sirius XM, as well as a fantasy football analyst for Bloomberg Sports. Her latest job is with ESPN New York, which she serves as an update anchor as well as a fill-in talk show host.
Personal Life and Social Media
For her personal life, nothingis known of Marks’ romantic relationships. She has not been public about this aspect of her life, which has led many to believe that she is single as there is no evidence to indicate otherwise, nor does she have children. She loves pets and has several pet dogs as well as a pet cat. She enjoys spending time with her friends, and is a wine enthusiast. Aside from football and fantasy football, she enjoys golf as well.
Similar to numerous broadcast personalities, she is highly active online through accounts on social media. She has an account on Instagram, using the platform to promote her work, while also giving a bit of insight towards her life outside of her broadcasting duties – she has a lot of friends and often posts pictures with them on her account. She also has an account on the website Twitter, on which she follows the professional American Football scene, while also giving out statistics for those interested in fantasy football.