BirthdayMarch 22, 1978
BirthplaceKingston, Jamaica

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Marlon King

    Full name: Marlon King
    Also known as: Marlon King, King, Marlon Francis, Marlon Francis King
    Professions: Footballer
    Work: Awards

  2. Marlon King Measurements

    Height: 6' 1" (1.85 m)

  3. Marlon King Biography

    Marlon Francis King (born 26 April 1980) is a professional footballer who plays as a striker. He is currently serving an 18-month jail sentence following a conviction for dangerous driving in May 2014.Born in Dulwich, London he started his career in non-League football with Dulwich Hamlet, he played for Barnet, Gillingham, Leeds United and Nottingham Forest before moving to Watford in 2005. At Watford he was the Football League Championship top scorer, and was voted Watford player of the season as the club earned promotion to the Premier League. King joined Wigan Athletic in 2008, and subsequently spent loan spells at Hull City and Middlesbrough. He joined Coventry City in September 2010, following his release from prison, and made 29 appearances for the club before controversially switching to Birmingham City in June 2011. He made 79 appearances for Birmingham, before suffering a series of injuries during the 2012–13 season that prevented him from playing again, leaving the club in August 2013 by mutual consent. King has also played and scored for the Jamaican national team.King has served three jail sentences, and has a number of other criminal convictions including: theft from a person and from a car, criminal damage, and attempting to obtain property by deception; fraudulent use of vehicle licence document, driving without insurance, speeding, drink driving; a wounding incident while playing amateur football, and two cases involving assault of young women rejecting his advances in the Soho area of London. King had his playing contract cancelled by Wigan after being convicted of the sexual assault charges and being sentenced to eighteen months in prison.

  4. Marlon King Family

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