Being the world’s greatest quarterback, Peyton Manning has undoubtedly gained substantial public recognition for his world-class performance. Every National Football League fan ardently follows him & what would be NFL or Lucas Oil stadium if Peyton weren’t there? Do you know about the bronze statue of Peyton? It tells a lot about his legendary personality.
Wondering how much wealth he must have heaped through all the fame associated with his name? Well, read the following article to know the interesting facts & more about the net worth of Peyton Manning as of 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
Footballer Peyton Manning was born to father Archie Manning and mother Olivia in March 1976, in Louisiana, U.S., and was named Peyton Williams Manning at birth. He did his schooling from Isidore Newman School, Louisiana. He was an ardent follower of other players, and himself was an exemplary player at school.
He was offered a scholarship by many colleges to join them. The player though chose to be in the University of Tennessee. He did lead the field there too with his talent. He gained a degree in speech communication graduating in 1966.
Peyton Manning believes in Christianity since the age of 13. He wedded Ashley a University of Virginia graduate in 2001. They both met through a neighbor of Peyton Manning’s parents. The couple today are proud parents to twins Marshal (a son) and Mosley (Daughter) born on March 31, 2011.
Career, Awards, & Nominations
Peyton Manning’s career had begun long back in his high school and continued in college too. He had gained enough popularity when he graduated. He started his professional career by playing for the ‘Indianapolis Colts’ in the 1998 NFL Draft. He achieved a big name there playing 13 seasons & becoming the greatest NFL quarterback of all time. Under his leadership, the team secured 2 AFC championships, 8 division championships, and a super bowl title, before he left the team in 2012.
He then moved on to play with the ‘Denver Broncos’ on a five-year contract. He was paid $96 million for it. This team also saw many victories under Peyton Manning’s lead including the Super Bowl championship of 2016.
Peyton Manning announced his retirement from NFL on March 7th, 2016. In his final speech, he concluded 18 years of his football race by remembering his excellent fight in the game.
In Peyton Manning’s honor, the ‘Colts’ unleashed a bronze statue of him installed in the outer zone of the Lucas Oil Stadium. In his 18 years of NFL career, he has won nine ESPY Awards and the 2016 ESPY Icon Award. Other Awards secured by him include:
Walter Payton Man of the Year Award, 14× Pro Bowl, Super Bowl MVP (XLI), 3× Bert Bell Award, Indianapolis Colts Ring of Honor, Maxwell Award of 1997, 2× NFL Offensive Player of the Year and Byron “Whizzer” White Humanitarian Award for his philanthropic work, among others.
Net Worth & Earnings:
Being the greatest quarterback of all time, Peyton Manning has accumulated a net worth of over $220 million.
NFL considers him as an all-time leader in playing & earning, as his wealth is contributed by a handsome salary, bonuses, and endorsement & sponsorship deals. He has been offered numerous deals including a $99 million contract in 2004 and a bonus of $34 million in the same year. He has earned a total of $249 million from his on-field career. Other off-field sources contributing to his wealth are endorsement & sponsorship deals with DirectTV, Nike, Buick, Papa John’s International, etc., earning him around $150 million.
With a big name, Peyton Manning has done some significant work too through his ‘Peyton Foundation.’ He has managed to be on the silver pages of NFL and the game’s history. Just like his statue outside Lucas Oil, his name will also stand tall through the times to come.