Marlon Yates Jr.

Inside Biography


Marlon Yates Jr. was born on 19th of September, 1987 in Los Angeles, California, United States of America. He grew up in the South Central area of Los Angeles along with his two brothers and a sister. He is of Afro-American ethnicity and holds an American nationality. His parents raised him up with great compa s sion and care. Surprisingly, his mother took him to get his first tattoo when he was only 12 years old.

Career and path

Marlon Yates Jr.’s acting career took off in 2015 when he appeared in the television movie “Will to Love”. This movie was not much successful. But, Marlon Yates Jr. became more famous after he started from the blockbuster biopic Straight Outta Compton. He portrayed the role of “The D.O.C.” in the movie.

In the movie, he stars as platinum recording actor ‘The DOC’, opposite Dr. Dre and Ice Cube. Moreover, he also appeared in the 2016 MTV Movie Awards with star Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart. It has only been two years that Marlon Yates Jr. has step his foot in film industry.

But, he might soon receive more films and turn out be very successful as an actor. But, it is yet to see if he does well as an actor or not because he has only appeared in two films till date. He was also seen in some of commercials for McDonald’s, Nike and Hyundai.

Marriage and personal life

Marlon Yates Jr. has not married yet. But, he has been romantically dating his girlfriend Shaunie O’Neal since very long. She is the creator of the VH1 TV series Basketball Wives. Shaunie O’Neal was initially married to Shaquille O’Neal but the marriage could not last long.

After her divorce with her husband Shaquille O’Neal, she started love affair with Marlon Yates Jr. As a matter of fact, she is twelve year older than Marlon Yates and has five kids with her former husband. Despite ups and downs, their relationship has managed to last for more than five years. They might soon get married after such intense love. But for now, Marlon Yates Jr. and his girlfriend might be busy with their work.

Fact, bio and height

Marlon Yates Jr. stands very tall and attractive with a height of six feet and two inches. He has a charismatic personality. His net worth is estimated to be over $1.5 million acc u mulated from his hard work as an actor. He has over 20000 followers on his Instagram account and over 10000 followers on twitter. He looks to create after school programs and artistic outlets for youth in the inner city community. He likes hip hop music. The bio of the famous and talented Marlon Yates Jr. can also be found in Wikipedia, twitter, imdb, and many more.


by Bchrome, 05 Mar, 2017

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