Marcus Paige

Allure Celeb

Celebrity Trending Gossips and Biography


Marcus Paige

Marcus Paige

Marcus Paige is a professional basketball player. Marcus Paigenow plays for LNB Pro A’s Orléans Loiret Basket. He began his career as a basketball player in North Carolina, where he turned down scholarships from Iowa State, Kansas, Minnesota, Virginia, Illinois, and Iowa.

After being a free agent, he signed a two-year contract with the Serbian club Partizan Belgrade of the ABA League on July 11, 2018.

Childhood, Family, and Education

Marcus Paige was born on September 11, 1993, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and has always had a passion for basketball.

In the ESPNU 100, he was ranked as the number 22 overall player and the greatest point guard in the class of 2012.

In his junior year, he guided Linn-Mar High School to an undefeated season and the 2011 4-A state championship.

The athlete was described as a terrific ball-handler with excellent three-point shooting range.

He averaged almost 28 points per game as the senior team leader and scored the most points in Linn-Mar High School history against Cedar Rapids Kennedy in Substate.

He has always been an open, cheerful, and helpful person wherever he is needed, according to his parents and friends.

He has also always had a strong bond with his parents.

They were always supportive of their son’s athletic career and ability to work hard, which is another excellent attribute in a person.

Net Worth, Salary, and Earnings

Marcus Paige’s net worth is estimated to be around $1.5 million.

His salary has not yet been revealed, however, it has been discovered that he owns multiple homes in the United States.

He purchased his first residence in his hometown after obtaining notoriety in the game.

According to other stories, he has many cars parked on his land. Marcus has been named by ESPN as one of the team’s finest players on many occasions. This kind of success had to have cost him a lot of money.

As an athlete, he benefits not just from his income, but also from brand endorsement and sponsorship.

Facts of Marcus Paige

Full Name Marcus Taylor Paige
Birth Date September 11, 1993
Birth Place Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Nationality American/Serbian
Education Linn-Mar (Marion, Iowa)
Horoscope Virgo
Father’s Name Ellis Paige
Mother’s Name Sherryl Paige
Siblings Morgan Paige
Age 28 years old
Height 6 ft (1.83 m)
Weight 175 lb (79 kg)
NBA draft 2016 / Round: 2 / Pick: 55th overall
  • Salt Lake City Stars (2016-2017)
  • Charlotte Hornets (2017-2018)
  • Greensboro Swarm (2017-2018)
  • Partizan Belgrade (2018-2021)
  • Orleans Loiret Basket (2021-Present)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Brown
Marital Status Married
Partner Taylor Hartzog
Profession Basketball Player
Position Point guard
Salary 77,250 USD (2018)
Current Team Orléans Loiret Basket
League LNB Pro A
Active Since 2016-present
Merch Notebook
Social Media Twitter
Last Update June 2022


Everyone thought he would be a professional basketball player and a good one up to this point in his career, when he was taken by the Brooklyn Nets with the 55th overall choice in the 2016 NBA draft on June 23rd.

The next day (August 22, 2016), he was traded to the Utah Jazz, but on October 13, he was rescinded.

Fortunately, he was signed by the NBA Development League’s Salt Lake City Stars.

During the 2016-17 NBA Development League season, he appeared in 46 games for the Salt Lake City Stars and 40 for the Sacramento Kings.

In 32.7 minutes per game, he averaged 12.1 points, 2.1 rebounds, and 2.2 assists. He also played in the 2017 NBA Summer League in Las Vegas with the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Marcus Paige
Marcus Paige in a basketball match. Source: tarheelblog

Marcus signed a two-way contract with the Charlotte Hornets on August 1st, 2017.

Instead, he had a fantastic season with Greensboro, averaging 15.2 points, 3.0 rebounds, and 4.5 assists per game in 46 games.

He shared time between the Hornets and their G league partners, the Greensboro Swarm, as a two-way affiliate with Mangkok Mathiang.

However, on June 29, 2018, the Hornets confirmed that they had declined Marcus’ qualifying offer, making him a free agent.

Following His Release from the Hornets

After being a free agent, he signed a two-year contract with the Serbian club Partizan Belgrade of the ABA League on July 11, 2018.

Paige later obtained a Serbian passport and citizenship on February 12, 2019, and signed a two-year contract on May 9, 2020.

On September 16, 2021, Paige joined Orléans Loiret Basket of the LNB Pro A, a French club.


Even if it is a difficult period for any athlete when they suffer an injury, it is unavoidable that you accept and deal with it.

Marcus was also a victim of numerous injuries in his early years in the sport. “I hate it for Marcus,” UNC coach Roy Williams said at a press conference in 2015.

Due to his injuries that season in the game, he could not display his whole potential while being such a youthful and nice man.

He had a lot of leg ailments during that season, but he still averaged 14.5 points. Later that year, he suffered a fractured third metacarpal in his right hand, forcing him to miss the entire season.

Relationship Information

Marcus Paige married Taylor Hartzog, his long-term girlfriend, after several years of dating.

Hartzog was a part of the UNC dance team in the past. Paige and his team were competing against Taylor’s team in a basketball competition when they met.

Marcus invited her out to supper after a mutual acquaintance introduced them. Since that, things have been going very nicely in our relationship.

The wedding took place at the stunning Chapel Hill Country Club. The couple’s wedding day was marred by summer rain, but it didn’t stop them from having the time of their life.

After the ceremony, the sun came out, and the beneficiaries were able to enjoy beverages outside.

The bride and groom, as well as their guests, were overjoyed to be a part of such a magical wedding. They were invited into the property for excellent food and dancing.

After that, it was time for Sugar Euphoria’s stunning cake-cutting moment.

There is currently no information concerning the couple’s inheritance. Rather, they keep their relationship a closely guarded secret.

Also Read:      Katherine Webb,                     Alphonso Davies,                   Megan West Mullen

Height, Weight, and Age

Marcus Paige is 28 years old. He stands 1.83 meters tall and weighs 74 kilograms.

Because of his athleticism and sportsmanship, he was never overweight as a child.

Presence on social media

In terms of social media, he solely has a Twitter account. As of March 2022, he has over 431 thousand followers.

He mainly tweets to support his team’s fans and players, but he also retweets other people’s tweets.