Who is Peyton Manning and what is his net worth 2018? Legendary quarterback, Peyton Manning who played the National Football League (NFL) for 18 seasons, 14 with Indianapolis Colts and last four with Denver Broncos is on the way to be America’s most wanted male sports star. He is considered as one of the best quarterbacks in the history of NFL. Manning holds many NFL records, including, touchdown passes, passing yards, AP MVP Awards, 4000-yard passing and Pro Bowl appearances. This six-foot-five quarterback is Super Bowl XLI’s most valuable player who also is a two-time Super Bowl winner.
Stoked by a competitive fire Peyton has taken retirement in the March 2016 from NFL. In 2011, to lessen the pain of his arm and neck he underwent the surgery just before going to sign a 5 year contract worth $90 million with the Colts but unfortunately couldn’t play due the recovery mode for the whole year. Then on the ground of health issue Colts released him and Broncos signed him on board.
Later in 2013, he was being named as “Sportsman of the year” by the Sports Illustration. He has earned several prominent awards which include NFL All Rookie First Team, Super Bowl MVP, AFL offensive player of the Year, and NFL Comeback Player of the Year.
Peyton Williams Manning was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on March 24, 1976. He was born in the family of a former NFL quarterback Archie Manning and mother Olivia Williams Manning. He also became an inspiration for his youngest brother Eli Manning, who is currently a quarterback for the New York Giants. The Manning brothers are three siblings in all, of course the two quarterbacks and the eldest brother Cooper Manning, who had to leave football because of his Spinal Stenosis.
Peyton began dating his current wife Ashley Thomson, his college sweetheart, even before he had a football career somewhat during his freshman season. The couple married soon after his draft with Indianapolis Colts in 2001. The couple gave birth to twins in 2011, Marshall Manning and Mosley Manning. Ashley has always stayed away from the media and likes to preserve her family’s privacy.
Peyton completed his High School education from New Orleans (LA) Isidore Newman School, where he actively participated in the school’s football team. Here he honored his brother, Cooper, by wearing Jersey number 18, following his footsteps; Eli also wore the same Jersey when he joined the school.
Later he went to University of Tennessee, where by playing for the college team he had 89 touchdowns and set a record of 11,201 yards pass by winning 39 games out of 45. Manning had his share of fame during his college days, which brought him directly in the limelight, and was selected first-off by the Colts. Peyton started professionally playing with Indianapolis Colts in 1998 NFL draft.
Net Worth of Peyton Manning
Peyton’s net worth is estimated at around $220 million. Known for his performance repertoire, he has also made quite a few millions from advertising.
The football stars owns a castle looking place, which is 3.37 acres property surrounded by perfectly maintained garden, it is a Georgian-style home. Equipped with everything from a gym to a theater room, to a heated floor master bath, in addition to all this, the house has parking space of 7 cars! The cost of the property is estimated to be around $16.5 million.
Although, Manning chooses to live in his Meridian Hills home, which is a seemingly modest house, worth $7.5 million? He also owns a Cherry Hill mansion which consists of a swimming pool, office room and a sports room worth $3 million. The star likes to travel in his Toyota Sequoia SUV worth $45,000.
Peyton is known for passionately working for his charity, PeyBack Foundation. He established the charity in 1999 to help poor youth by offering programs that gives growth opportunities to the disadvantaged. The Foundation has donated over $4.3 million to organisations in Louisiana, Indiana and Tennessee. Apart from his noble work, the quarterback manages to fuel his fortune by signing various endorsement deals. Being one of the best quarterback’s in the history, he still holds his brand value.
Peyton has also authored and co-authored few books with his father including elder brother of New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning and former NFL quarterback Archie Manning.
Retired in 2015, the NFL has made a $400 million out of his career, which is almost $100 million, more than any other quarterback’s career earning. He recently appeared on an American TV series called ‘Modern Family’, and is continuing to expand his performance reputation.
Considered as one of the best Super Bowl star and NFL quarterback, he retired at the perfect time. Known to have set many records, he has most passing yards in a career (71,940), most touchdown passes in a career (539) and many more set under his name. He will always be appreciated and admired for his game strategy and ground skills.