Ed Marinaro is a former American football player as well as an actor. He is best known as a cast member on the show called “Hill Street Blues” from 1981-1986. In 1971, he became the runner-up to the Pat Sullivan for the Heisman Trophy. 

Ed Marinaro is a married man. Marinaro married his beloved wife Tracy York in 2001 who is a fitness expert. The couple has a son named Eddie.

Ed Marinaro Early life and Education

Ed Marinaro was born on 31st March 1950, in New York, United States. He is the only son of Louis John Marinaro and Rose Marie Marinaro. Since his childhood, he was interested in sports. Marinaro attended New Milford High School for his early education. During his school days, he started playing football. Well, he is the graduate of Cornell University.

Ed Marinaro Football Career

Since Ed’s school days, he started playing football. He was one of the versatile players of his school team. However, after completing his school career, he joined Cornell University for his higher education. He continued his football career in the college too and played with the college team. During his college career, he set more than 16 NCAA records.

Moreover, Ed also became the first running back in the history of NCAA to run more than 4,000 career rushing yards. Well, with his excellent performance, he helped his team to be the first in rushing in 1970 and 1971.

Well, in 1971, he became the runner-up for the Heisman Trophy. However, in the following year, he won the Maxwell Award. Furthermore, he was also named as the UPI College Football Player of the Year.

Youtube: ED Marinaro from Hill Street Blues;

Besides this, Ed also played for Minnesota Vikings, New York Jets and Seattle Seahawks. While playing for Vikings, he reached Super Bowl VIII as well as Super Bowl IX. Well, in 1991 he was also inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame. While playing for the New York Jets, he suffered a foot injury.

Well, while he was healing from the injury, one of his teammates suggested him to join the acting field. So he quickly decided to enroll himself in the field of acting and left his football career.


For the first time, Ed acted in the episode of a show called “Eischied.” Moreover, he has also acted in other series like Laverne & Shirley and Sisters. However, his show Hill Street Blues brought him in highlights during 1981-1986. In 2006, he acted in the movie called Circus Island. Well, he also played the role of head coach in the Spike TV’s comedy, Blue Mountain State.

Youtube: Ed as a head coach at Blue Mountain State;

Ed Marinaro Married, Dating, Affairs, Wife, Relationship

67 years old, Ed Marinaro is a married man. Marinaro married his beloved wife Tracy York in 2001 who is a fitness expert. The couple has a son named Eddie.

Twitter: Ed with his wife;

This couple is successfully maintaining a married as well as family for a long time. So there are fewer chances of their divorce. Besides this, there are no any records of his extra-marital affairs. Marinaro holds an American nationality and belongs to the white ethnic group.

Ed Marinaro Net Worth, Income, Earning, Salary

Former footballer and actor, Ed Marinaro earns a good sum of money in his career. As a former football player, he had won several matches and tournaments through which he receives a good sum of money as salary.

Additionally, he had also received a decent amount of money from several fashion lines and brands as an endorsement. Allocating information from several sources as of 2018 it is found out that his current estimated net worth is around $3 million. His net worth is sure to be increased in upcoming days.