Peyton Manning Net Worth 2016

Peyton Manning Net Worth 2016

Born on March 24 1976, Peyton Williams Manning is a former American football quarterback. He has played 18 seasons in the National Football League. The NFL has been considered as one of the greatest quarterbacks of all time. He has spent maximum time of the career with the team Indianapolis Colts. He is the older brother of Eli Manning and is the son of the former NFL quarterback Archie Manning.

He began his professional career when he was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts in the year 1998 after undergoing an impressive college football career at the University of Tennessee.

Manning had attended school in the New Orleans situated in Louisiana while leading the football team to a record at the time of three seasons. He received the name of Touchdown Club National Offensive Player of The Year in the year 1993. He began wearing the number 18, honoring his elder brother Cooper. Cooper was forced to give up playing football due to spinal stenosis. Manning was also one of the most brilliant players in the country. He was recruited by about 60 colleges.

Peyton had chosen to play football at college for the University of Tennessee Volunteers. He soon became the all-time leading passer comprising of 11,201 yards along with 89 touchdowns. He had won about 39 out of total 45 games to start with, where he broke the record of Southeastern Conference. Manning finished pursuing his degree in three whole years when he attained graduation. Soon his professional career took a great start off and was selected by the Indianapolis Colts. He started as being a rookie and went further to play for the Colts for 13 entire seasons but soon he became sidelined for a injury caused in the neck.

Soon after he recovered from the knee injury, he joined the team Denver Broncos for whom he played from the season of the year 2012. Manning played in 17 NFL seasons, excluding the year which was lost in injury. He is referred to as one of the most talented and greatest passing quarterbacks of all time. He was considered as being the most valuable player of NFL on a record of five times. At the end of the season of the year 2015, his percentage of career win was .702 in the regular season. He held the NFL record for passes along with passing yards which he achieved in the years of 2014 and 2015. He had also suffered various injuries in the meantime which he surpassed and made a stunning remarkable comeback.

There were discussions regarding his state of health and that whether his performance level would be same or not. Peyton diminished all of these rust and concerns regarding his state of health. Manning thus soon had become the best quarterback and the face of a high-powered Colts team which regularly contended for the top record of the NFL. Just after winning his first ever MVP award, he went on to win it more 4 times, in the year 2004, 2008, 2009 and 2013. No other NFL player had ever achieved this level of distinction. In addition to this, he also became the fastest player for compiling 50,000 career yards along with 4000 completions.

Peyton Manning is one of the highest paid athletes in the world which took place both on and off the field. He endorses a varied number of brands while frequently appearing in television commercials for brands like Buick, Papa Johns and DirecTV. Along with these, he also has extremely lucrative endorsement deals with varied range of companies which include Sony, ESPN, and spring, DirecTV, Master Card, Gatorade and Reebok. He also owns twenty one Papa John’s pizza franchises which are located in Colorado. Endorsements alone make him earn over $25 million a year.

Apart from sport, he also proved how valuable a brand he can be off the field. He has also appeared as the host of an episode of Saturday Night Live in the year 2007. Manning had also founded his charity named the Peyback Foundation where the mission was to help the disadvantaged kids. This was soon after starting off with NFL career. Peyton receives an annual salary of $18 million per year. Peyton is considered as one of the most prolific passers in the history of NFL. He has made remarkable contributions in the field by bagging several awards. He has won all NFL-record five MVP awards along with two Super Bowl championships.

The net worth of Peyton Manning is $228 Million.

Quick Summary:

Full Name: Peyton Williams Manning

Date of birth: March 24, 1976

Birth place: New Orleans, Louisiana

Age: 40 years

Profession: American football player, position being quarterback

Height: 6 ft. 5 in (1.96m)

Weight: 230 lb. (104 kg)

Net worth: $228 Million

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