Tate Martell - Updated Feb 2024

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Tate Martell

Tate Martell is an American Football Player. Tate Martell played football for the UNLV Rebels. He also was able to play quarterback at Ohio State and the University of Miami.

Birth Facts

Tate Martell was born in Poway, California, USA, on January 26, 1998. He is 26 years old and is under the astrological sign, Aquarius. He holds American nationality and his full name is Tathan Martell.

His mother’s name is Tafi Martell and his father’s name is Al Martell. He also has a sister and her name is Rylee Martell. Rylee Martell is a popular social media personality. Other than this, nothing much about Tate’s family members and family life is available until now.


Regarding Tate’s educational background and qualifications, he attended Ohio State University, and later he enrolled in the University of Miami. Martell played football in these universities as well and he majored in Sociology. Moreover, Tate Martell attended Poway High School and later transferred to Bishop Gorman High School. But, he again transferred and graduated from Desert Pines High School.

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Caption: Tate along with his friend (Source: Instagram)

Tate Martell – Career and Professional Life

He started playing Pop Warner football when he was 7 years old. He was able to draw attention because he was a throwing quarterback when most kids at that age were running quarterbacks. He even was able to draw the attention of the coach of Washington at the time, Steve Sarkisian, who managed to get Martell to commit when he was 14 years old.

Tate Martell was only able to lead them to a 4–7 season in Poway High School. After transferring to Bishop Gorman High School, he was able to succeed in the quarterback play of Randall Cunningham II for his sophomore, junior and senior seasons. Likewise, when he was a senior, Tate was the Gatorade Football Player of the Year after leading the team to a 15–0 record. Tate along with his quarterbacks was documented in the Netflix series QB1: Beyond the Lights.

Moreover, Tate was rated by “Scout.com” as a five-star recruit. He was even able to rank as the second-best dual-threat quarterback, fifth-best quarterback of any type, and the 56th-best player overall in his class.

More About Career

Tate Martell was able to redshirt his true freshman season at Ohio State in the year 2017. He also was able to battle for the starting role in spring camp but ultimately served as the backup to Dwayne Haskins as he was a redshirt freshman in the year 2018. Martell also was able to secure secured his first career touchdown via a 51-yard pass to Terry McLaurin, as well as a 47-yard touchdown run. He was able to appear in six games for the Buckeyes, finishing with 269 passing yards, one passing touchdown, 128 rushing yards, and two rushing touchdowns in the year 2018. Furthermore, Tate Martell as well as Fields are even linked through “QB1: Beyond the Lights”, appearing in both first and second seasons.

Likewise, he announced that he would be transferring from Ohio State to Miami, and after two months, he was granted a waiver by the NCAA and was eligible to play for Miami in the year 2019. Moreover, in September 2020, he opted out of the 2020 season having been suspended to start the season. Furthermore, it was widely reported that Tate Martell would be transferring to UNLV on July 26, 2021.

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Caption: Tate training (Source: Instagram)

Tate Martell – Relationship Status

He is possibly single at the moment. He seems to be and might be more focused on his career, training, and game. Or he might have wanted to keep his personal and love relationship private and away from the limelight and public attention. Talking about Tate’s past relationships, he dated Kiki Passo who is a model.

Tate Martell – Body Measurements

He has a height of 5 feet 11 inches and his weight is 95 Kg. However, Martell’s other body measurements are not available until now. Moreover, Tate has brown hair as well as brown eyes.

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Caption: Tate posing for a picture (Source: Instagram)

Social Media

He is pretty active on all of his social accounts. He owns an Instagram account under the name “thetatemartell” and has garnered 216K followers on it. He is also active on Twitter and has mustered 135.3K followers until now. And, both his Instagram, as well as Twitter account, is verified.

Tate Martell – Net Worth 2024

According to sportsshow.net, he has a net worth of $1 million and his main income source is his career as a football player.