Born on March 24, 1976, Peyton Williams Manning is a former football quarterback played in National Football League for 18 seasons. He played for Indianapolis Colts for fourteen seasons from 1998 to 2011 and he is a 5-time MVP for the league. He also played for four seasons with the Denver Broncos from 2012 to 2015. He appeared two other times in the game and he is a 2-time Super Bowl winner and he became the only quarterback who started the Super Bowl for 2 different franchises. He is the only starting quarterback who won Super Bowl with two franchises. He is a son of Archie Manning, former NFL quarterback and elder brother of Eli Manning, quarterback in New York Giants.
In the University of Tennessee, he played college football and led the Tennessee Volunteers in his second season to the 1997 SEC Championship. The Indianapolis Colts selected him with first overall pick in NFL Draft 1998. He is ranked among the best quarterbacks of all time in his playing career and statistics. He led Indianapolis Colts from 1998 to 2010 to 8 division championships (one AFC East and 7 AFC South), a Super Bowl championship and 2 AFC Championships. He is also the richest sportsman in the world.
Full Name: Peyton Williams Manning
Date of Birth: March 24, 1976
Marital status: Married
Occupation: football player, athlete
Net Worth: $228 million
Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Source of Income: Football
Hobbies: Golfing, Skiing
The Indianapolis Colts selected him at the 1998 NFL Draft with first overall pick. He would continue to play for the Colts and start as a rookie for 13 seasons before getting a break due to neck injury for the whole 2011 season. After getting recovered, he became the part of Denver Broncos from 2012 Season to 2015 Season. He played in 17 NFL seasons. He is also called as one of the best passing quarterbacks in history. He was also the 5-time NFL’s most valuable player. He also had the .702 of career winning percentage at the end of 2015 season. He is the holder of NFL record for career passing yards and career touchdown passes in 2014 and 2015 and one among the top 10 richest sportsman in the world.
Despite significant success and statistics in his regular season, he couldn’t manage to enjoy similar success in post season. He won Super Bowl 50 and Super BOWL XLI.
Manning is a son of Archie Manning (former NFL quarterback) and Olivia (nee Williams) and born in New Orleans, Louisiana. He is the brother of Eli Manning, 2-time Super Bowl Champion. He hails from a football’s “royal family”. He married Ashley on St. Patrick’s Day in 2001 in Memphis. Ashley studied at the University of Virginia. The couple has twins – a daughter Mosley Thompson, and a son Marshal Williams, born on 31st March, 2011. He is a Christian and he memorized the playback of Colts within a week after NFL draft. The camp also had several well-known players from football.