Marcus Semien wife (Tarah Murrey), Past Girlfriend: American baseball player Marcus Semien is married to his wife Tarah Murrey. Details about Marcus and Tarah’s wedding date and venues are not available at present. Furthermore, no reports can be found about Marcus Semien’s past relationships and girlfriends.
Tarah is a professional volleyball player. She has been playing volleyball since her high school years. She is a member of the Golden Bear Volleyball Club and plays in the outside hitter position. Like her husband and his parents, she also attended the University of California.
Tarah has been listed as the MVP of the Hilton Garden Inn Classic. Additionally, she finished her senior year with 4,440 attacks. In addition, she was also named in the AVCA All-Pacific Region Team in her junior year.
The marriage is going strong. There have not been any rumors of divorce in their relationship. There have not been any reports of extramarital affairs as well.
According to various sites, Marcus Semien’s 2016 salary was 512,500 USD in 2016. His current salary is $5,900,000. Additionally, his net worth is $8 million.
From his marriage with Tarah Murrey, Marcus Semien has two children, Isaiah and Joshua. The pair’s first son Isaiah was born in April 2017. Additionally, the pair were blessed with their second child Joshua in May 2018.
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Marcus Semien was born on September 17, 1990, in San Francisco, California, United States. He was born to parents Damien Semien and Tracy White. His father Damien was a football player. In addition, both of his parents attended the University of California which is situated in Berkeley.
In his early playing years, Marcus played infield in El Cerrito. He was also included in the All-Star teams. He was enrolled at St. Mary’s College High School. In his junior year, he hit .471 as a junior.
In addition, he was also named in the all-league a total of three times. After his successive playing years, Chicago White Sox drafted him in 2008. Eventually, Marcus attended the University of California just like his parents. In his sophomore years, he successfully hit .328.
Chicago White Sox drafted him in the 2011 MLB Draft. He was picked in the sixth round. In the 2011 season, Marcus successfully hit .253 in 229 at-bats. Impressed by his performance, Marcus was moved by the team to Class A-Advanced Winston-Salem Dash.
In the next season (2013), Marcus hit .273 in 418 at-bats. On September 3, 2013, The White Sox selected him from the Triple-A Charlotte Knights. His debut game came on September 4 against New York Yankees.
The White Sox traded him to the Oakland Athletics after the 2014 season. His 2015 season began as an A’s starting shortstop. He had .257 AVG in the season. In this season, he hit 15 home runs. He had a massive improvement in his game and he committed only 21 errors in the 2016 season.
Marcus was listed in the 10-day disabled list on April 17, 2017. In this season, he batted .249. Additionally, he also hit 10 home runs the same season. More recently, Marcus batted .255 and he hit 15 home runs.