Quick Facts Marlon Yates Jr

  • NameMarlon Yates Jr
  • Birth NameMarlon Yates Jr
  • NationalityAmerican
  • EthnicityAfro-American
  • ProfessionActor
  • Working ForVH1 TV
  • Net Worth$1.5 million
  • MarriedYes
  • Married toShaunie O?Neal since
  • DivorceYes
  • MoviesStraight Outta Compton, Will to Love
  • Birth Year1987
  • Birth month09
  • Birth PlaceLos Angeles, California, United States

An American actor, Marlon Yates Jr. is better known for his portrayal role of The D.O.C. in the 2015 movie Straight Outta Compton along with Dr. Dre and Ice Cube. Yates made his acting debut through 2015 movie Will to Love.

Yates further appeared in the 2016 MTV Movie Awards along with Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart. Yates previously dated the creator of the VH1 TV series Basketball Wives, Shaunie O’Neal. Scroll down to know more about Yates’s early life, parents, wife, siblings, career, awards, salary, net worth, house, relationships, marriage, affairs, children, and divorce.

Marlon Yates Jr. Early Life and Education

Marlon Yates Jr. was born on 19th September 1987 in Los Angeles, California, United States. He belongs to an American nationality and holds African-American nationality. Yates grew up along with his two brothers and a sister. 

Caption-Marlon Yates Jr. at MEN’S FITNESS Celebration

However, Yates hasn’t revealed any information about his parents. At the age of 12, his mother took him to get his first tattoo. Likewise, his education background is also yet to be revealed. 

Marlon Yates Jr. Career

In 2015, Marlon Yates Jr. made his acting debut appearing in the movie Will to Love. But the movie wasn’t able to get a good success. After that, the same year, Yates portrayed the role of The D.O.C in the movie Straight Outta Compton. He appeared alongside Dr. Dre and Ice Cube. Well, Yates soon gained a wide recognization.

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Likewise, in 2015, Yates starred in the movie Kocktails with Khloé. Along with  Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart Yates appeared in 2016 MTV Movie Awards. Till date, Yates has appeared in just three movies but has gained a wide popularity within a short period of time. Besides this, Yates has appeared in the commercials of McDonald’s, Nike and Hyundai.

Marlon Yates Jr. Personal Life and Relationship

Although Marlon Yates Jr. has gained a good success in his professional life, what’s going through his personal life? Is he already wedded or dating someone or still single? As far, the 31 years old actor, Yates is not married and is currently single.

Caption-Marlon Yates Jr. and his ex-girlfriend Shaunie O’NealSource-

However, Yates previously dated the creator of the VH1 TV series Basketball Wives, Shaunie O’Neal. Shaunie was previously married to an American basketball player, Shaquille O’Neal in 2002. They had five children together but the duo failed to continue their relationship and divorced in 2011. 

Yates and Shaunie began dating in 2012. But their relationship didn’t last long and finally separated after dating for few years in October 2016. Since then, Yates is still single and there are no any rumors of his other affairs. 

Marlon Yates Jr. Net Worth

Till date, Marlon Yates Jr. has starred in only three movies. Besides his acting career, Yates further appears on commercials and adds. Frome his multiple profession, Yates earns a decent amount of money.

Currently, Yates has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million. Because of his low profile in social media, it is hard to find out his day to day lifestyle.