Birth Name: Marcus Ardel Taulauniu Mariota
Place of Birth: Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.
Date of Birth: October 30, 1993
Marcus Mariota is an American professional football player. He is a quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League (NFL). He has also played for the Tennessee Titans, the Las Vegas Raiders, and the Atlanta Falcons. He is 6′4″.
Marcus was born in Honolulu, the son of Alana and Toa Mariota. He is married, and has one child. He is a devout Christian.
Marcus’ paternal grandfather was Taulauniu Mariota (the son of Isaia Mariota and Vaosefa Mamea). Taulauniu was born in Samoa.
Marcus’ paternal grandmother was Simeaola Lafulafu Liaiga Mulitauaopele (the daughter of Aliioaiga Liaiga Mulitauaopele and Lafulafu Poumele). Simeaola was born in American Samoa. Aliioaiga was the son of Tauanu’u Mulitauaopele and Simeola. Lafulafu was the daughter of Palea’i Logoa’i Poumele and Mina Te’o-Savea.
Marcus’ maternal grandfather was Ardel Henry Deppe (the son of Heinrich Christian “Henry” Deppe and Frieda Emma Florentine Schwinke). Ardel was born in Iowa. Heinrich was the son of Henry Deppe and Mary Beckmann. Frieda was the daughter of William August Schwinke and Ella Susanna Klossner.
Marcus’ maternal grandmother is named Alice Lynn Carl.