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Biography / Wiki

DeMarcus Ware is a former American football player by profession from the United States who used to play in the National Football League(NFL).

He used to play as an outside linebacker for NFL teams like Dallas Cowboys and Denver Broncos. He mostly played for Dallas Cowboys for 8 seasons before joining Broncos. He is currently working as a pass-rush consultant for Denver Broncos since 2018.

Full NameDeMarcus Ware
Famous/Nick NameDeMarcus Ware, Ware
CountryUnited States
ProfessionAmerican Football Player

Personal Information

DeMarcus Ware, originally named DeMarcus Omar Ware was born on July 31, 1982, in Auburn, Alabama. The zodiac sign of D-Ware is Leo as per his date of birth. He represents an African-American ethnicity and nationality as an American. 

Though he resides and holds the citizenship of America, he is originally from African countries, who migrated to the USA.

Birth NameDeMarcus Omar Ware
Birth Date (DOB)  July 31, 1982
Age 41
Birthplace  Auburn, Alabama, United States
Zodiac/Birth Sign/HoroscopeLeo
HobbiesRunning, Basketball, Baseball, and Long Jump
Religion  Christian
Address Hometown – Auburn, Alabama
Current Location – Auburn

Physical Measurements: Height and Weight

How old is DeMarcus Ware in 2024? What is his height and how much does he weigh? Born in the year 1982, he is 41 years old. His height is 6 feet 4 inches and his weight is 117 kilogram approximately. 

HeightFeet- 6 feet 4 inches
Meters- 1.93 meter
Centimeters – 193 cm
WeightKilogram – 117 kg
Pounds – 258 lb
Hair ColourNo Hair
Eye Colour Black
UniquenessMuscular body with no hair

2005 NFL Draft

After his impressive performance at the college level, NFL Team Dallas Cowboys picked him in their first round and 11 in overall in the 2005 NFL Draft.

He was picked by them replacing Marcus Spears. Their head coach, Bill Parcels wanted to pick Spears but his decision was ruled out by Cowboys GM Jerry Jones. Eventually, they got the chance to pick Marcus Spears in the 20 overall picks.

Profession Information

What does DeMarcus do for his profession? By profession, he is a former American football player who used to play for NFL teams.

After retirement from playing football, he started working as a pass-rush consultant. As of now, he is working as a pass-rush consultant for his former team Denver Broncos.

DeMarcus Ware in NFL
DeMarcus Ware in NFL

It was in 2007 when he started playing professionally for senior teams. Started playing football at just the age of 6 he has been in this career for more than 25 years.

CountryUnited States
Current TeamDenver Broncos
Position in Team Pass-Rush consultant
Jersey Number94
Debut matchIn 2005 for Dallas Cowboys against San Diego Chargers
Past ClubsPlaying Career
Dallas Cowboys (2005 – 2013)
Denver Broncos (2014 – 2016),
Coaching Career
Denver Broncos (2018 – Present)
AchievementsRecords in Dallas Cowboys
All-time leader in sacks(17)
All-time leader in Quarterback hits (185)
All-time leader in tackles for loss (145) 
All-time leader in fumbles forced (32)

Parents/ Siblings/ and Family background

He was born to his parents: father Otis Pitts and mother Brenda Ann. But, his mom Brenda was the only one who raised her son, DeMarcus. His mom Brenda and dad, Otis got separated when he was very young.

As a kid, he was very closed with his grandparents and used to go to them very often. He said,

Every day we would go to my grandparents’ house. My uncles and my cousins, my aunts. Every day probably about 25 people would go to my grandparents’ house.” He added “Playing cards, trampoline, play video games, work on cars, shoot pellet guns. Whatever it is you do as kids, that’s what we did.

As a kid, he was a sportsperson who used to play various sports including football and running. And also, he could fix bikes and do that for his friends and other kids in his locality. And he also did mowing of grass for the Auburn Housing Authority at 56 Booker Street.

Even, at a very young age, he used to sell Cokes. He used to buy concessions licenses to sell. He said,

“I would go there three hours early and sell cokes. If I could go out there and make $100, that was great for me.”

Not just a professional football player, DeMarcus is also his family’s first member to graduate from college.

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Siblings of Ware

GrandParentsGrandfather name – John Ware
Grandmother name – Willie Ware
ParentsFather Name- Otis Pitts
Father Nationality – NA
Mother Name –  Brenda Ware
Mother Nationality- NA
SiblingsBrother Name – NA
Age – NA
Profession  – NA
Sister Name- Jakeithia Ware
Age – NA

Girls, Affairs, and more

Who is DeMarcus Ware married to? Who is DeMarcus’s ex-wife Taniqua Smith and what does she do?

As of 2024, D-Ware is currently living a happily married life with his stunning wife Angela Daniel. It is not sure when the love birds met but the Ware couple started dating in 2017 and is living together happily.

DeMarcus proposed to his partner Angela in December of 2020. They got engaged later and eventually got married on the 12th of April, 2021.

Past Relationship with Taniqua Samith

Previously, DeMarcus was married to Taniqua Smith. The couple got married in March of 2005 in a courthouse in Alabama where their close friends and relatives were present. 

After being together in a romantic relationship for 2 years, they decided to give up on their relationship and got divorced.

After divorcing DeMarcus, she is currently living a happily married life with his love Shane Richard who is an Audi Grapevine brand specialist. He also works at Keller Williams Southlake Market Center as a real estate agent.

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Are DeMarcus and his former wife Taniqa together?

Though both lives separate life apart from each other, they still have a good connection for the sake of their children.

But the former husband-wife has separated their path. And both DeMarcus and Taniqa have their own family.

Marital StatusMarried
WifeName – Angela Daniel
Engagement Date – December 2020
Married Date – 12th of April, 2021
Wife Information
Full Name – Angela Marie Daniel
Born – NA
Profession – Fitness Trainer and Model
Nationality – American
Social Media – Instagram@angelamarieware
Girlfriend NA
Wx-WifeName – Taniqua Smith
Married Date – 2005
Divorced Date – 2007

Children: Kids

DeMarcus Ware has 3 children, 2 sons, and a daughter, altogether from his two wives.

His elder daughter’s name is Marley Ware which he adopted when he was still in a relationship with Taniqua Smith. But she is also not the oldest child of DeMarcus. His previous son, Omar Ware was born and died just after his birth.

DeMarcus Ware with his wife and children
DeMarcus Ware with his wife Angela and children

Then his ex-wife gave birth to their son DeMarcus Ware Jr. in 2010. With his wife Angela, he has a child whose name is not revealed yet. He was born on October 31, 2021.

Number of Kids3
SonElder Son
Name – DeMarcus Ware Jr.
Birth Date – 2010
Younger Son
Name – Not Revealed
Birth Date – October 31, 2021
DaughterOlder daughter
Name – Marley Ware (Adopted)
Birth Date – 2006

Net worth

Sources claim that the former Denver’s defensive end DeMarcus Ware’s net worth is estimated to be $35 million in 2022, which is 25.76 million in pounds.

DeMarcus Ware walks in front of his car and his net worth.
DeMarcus Ware walks in front of his car and his net worth.

His source of income is from the salary and bonuses that he earned during his playing career. He has also earnings coming from his current profession as a consultant. Besides, he has several investments and sponsors involved.

Net worth$35 million
Market ValueNA
Career Earnings $100.00 million +
Endorsements EarningsNA
Cars CollectionBlack Car
House LocationNA
Other PropertiesNA

Salary History

Throughout his career, Ware has earned more than $100 million as career earnings.

As per Sportrac, In 2005, he signed an entry-level contract with Dallas that will allow him to earn $13 million. Later in 2009, DeMarcus Omar Ware renewed his contract for 7 years. The contract sum was a whopping $78 million in total with a signing bonus of $20,000,000.

He joined Denver Broncos in 2014 signing a contract that was worth $30 million for 3 years. His salary per year was $10 million per year on average.

YearTeamsYearly SalaryWeekly Salary
2016Denver Broncos$13,000,000$250,000
2015Denver Broncos $7,000,000$134,615
2014Denver Broncos $6,343,750$121,995
2009 – 2015Dallas Cowboys$78,000,000NA
2005 – 2008Dallas Cowboys£1,196,000NA

Tattoo Meaning

DeMarcus Ware’s tattoo and its meaning are one of the most talked-about topics. The right side of his body is full of ink from hand to body.

Though the exact interpretation of his tattoo on his hands and body can’t be made, it looks like it has deeper meanings.


Club Career

Playing CareerDallas Cowboys (2005 – 2013)
Denver Broncos (2014 – 2016)
Coaching CareerDenver Broncos (2018 – Present)

Awards and Achievements

2003Sun Best Defensive Player of the Year
2003, 2004All-Sun Belt
2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015Pro Bowl
2006, 2010, 2012First-Team All-Pro
2015Super Bowl Champion 50

DeMarcus Ware Hall of Fame

DeMarcus Ware, he’s been selected as the finalist to be included in the Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2022.

Along with him, the list contains 25 other former NFL players along like Andre Johnson, Vince Wilfork, Robert Mathis, and Devin Hester, as claimed by Denver Broncos news.


What is DeMarcus’s education qualification? Where is he graduated from? As per our information, he is a college graduate and also the first one to complete his education.

DM Ware went to Auburn High School for his higher studies where played football in the linebacker and wide receiver position. He also mean tracks at the state level and recorded 55 meters in just 6.74 seconds.

Also, he used to run tracks and was considered as one of the top performers of the state in terms of long jump and high jump. His personal best at high jump was 7.14 meters while he recorded the height of pumping 1.95 meters.

During his senior year, he recorded seven sacks and 55 total tackles winning every game that year. Ultimately, he was named Auburn’s most valuable linebacker and wide receiver.

College at Troy University

After completing his high school education in 2001, he joined Troy University in scholarship and played college football for them. In the Troy Trojans football team, he was a starter from his sophomore year.

He ended his college football with a record of 74 quarterbacks,  201 tackles, and 27.5 sacks, which was the school’s second-highest.

Eventually, Troy University named him to their Hall of Fame.

Education QualificationGraduate
SchoolSchool Attended – Auburn High School
School Location – Auburn, Alabama
School Completed – 2001
WeightCollege Attended – Troy University
College Location – Troy, Alabama
College Completed – 2005

Social Media

DeMarcus Ware is a heavily active social media user who has made social media presence on multiple platforms. Across all the platforms, he has more than 2 million followers.

He frequently shares his daily life and his professional activities on his social media. Another thing fans can’t unnoticed is his training videos.

InstagramID – Instagram@demarcusware
Number of Followers – 790,000 +
TwitterID – Twitter@DeMarcusWare
Number of Followers – 790,000 +
FacebookID – Facebook@demarcusware
Number of Followers – 743,000 +

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