Peyton Manning Net WorthReal Name: Peyton Manning
Date of Birth: 03/24/1976
Place of Birth: New Orleans, Louisiana
2017 Net Worth: $165 Million
2016 Earnings: $43 Million
Profession: Professional football player, author
Peyton Manning Biography
Peyton Manning was born in 1976 in New Orleans, Louisiana, son of an NFL quarterback, Archie Manning. He attended Isidore Newman School in New Orleans, where he led his school team to a 34-5 record during his three seasons as a starter. It was while he was in high school that he began wearing the number 18 on his jersey to honor his brother Cooper, who was forced to give up football due to spinal stenosis. Manning surprised everyone by attended the University of Tennessee instead of his father’s alma mater, the University of Mississippi.
Manning was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts as the first overall pick in 1998. Peyton is the NFL record holder for the most consecutive seasons with over 4,000 passes and most total seasons with 4,000 or more yards in a passing career. Manning took the Colts to a Super Bowl victory back in 2006 against the Chicago Bears. During his career, Manning has received dozens of awards and accolades including being a four time AP NFL Most Valuable Player and 13 time Pro-Bowl selection.
Manning is one of the highest paid athletes in the world and earns more than $25 million in endorsements alone. He has lucrative endorsements with mega companies including Sony, Reebok, Master Card, ESPN, and DirecTV. Manning is well diversified as well, with more than 21 Papa John’s Pizza franchises. He is frequently seen in television commercials for major brands such as Buick, Gatorade, and Nationwide Insurance.
Manning earns $18 million per year in base salary with the Denver Broncos. This, in combination with his endorsements gives him an annual salary of $43 million. The young and talented football player has a current net worth of $165 million. However, with his new $96 million contract that he recently signed with the Denver Broncos, he still has plenty of earning potential left in his career.