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Peyton Manning Biography

Peyton Manning

Facts of Peyton Manning

Date of Birth: 1976 , March-24
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 5 Inch

Quick Timeline of Peyton Manning

1976 Born in New Orleans, Louisiana
2001 Married in Memphis
1998 Selection in NFL Draft
2016 His retirement from football career

Detail Timeline of Peyton Manning

March 24 , 1976

Born in New Orleans, Louisiana

Peyton Manning, a professional American football player was born on 24 March, 1976. He was born as a son of Olivia and Archie Manning in New Orleans, Louisiana. He has two brothers Eli Manning who also is a Two-time super bowl champion and Cooper Manning.

March 17 , 2001

Married in Memphis

Peyton Got married with Ashley Thompson on 17 March 2001 at St. Patraick's day in Memphis. They started dating from their college day who were introduced to each other by Ashley's parent's neighbor.They have a twin, a son and a daughter born on 2011.


Selection in NFL Draft

Peyton started playing football since his college day. He played as a quarterback in his career. He got selected in the NFL draft in 1998 by Indianpolis Colts, since then he played with the same team for 14 seasons.

March 7 , 2016

His retirement from football career

Peyton Manning announced his retirement on March 7, 2016 after playing 18 professional seasons.  His final words of his retirement speech were "I've thought a good fight. I've finished my football race and after 18 years, it's time. God bless all of you and God bless football"


In his college days, he met a girl named Ashley Thompson, who was introduced to him by his neighbor. They dated for a long time and got married in 2001 when his age was 26. After 10 long years, They are parents to twin children, son Marshall Williams, and daughter Mosley Thompson.  

The 6' 5" tall Peyton was first selected by the Indianapolis Colts in 1998 NFL draft. He played for the same team for consecutive 14 seasons. In 2003, Peyton won his first MVP award. Later, he won the same award for three more times. On July 30, 2011, Peyton Manning was re-signed by the Indianapolis Colts on a 5-year deal contract worth $90 million. After a total of 18 seasons in NFL, Manning retired on March 7, 2016.

He was once dragged to the doping controversy, he was accused by the Al Jazeera report that he has taken the NFL banned HGH (Human Growth Hormone).Later his wife Ashley Thompson proved that she was prescribed by the doctor to take HGH and pulled off their leg from that controversy.

In 2012, Peyton Manning bought a 16,464 square foot mansion for $4.575 million. The mansion is compromised of seven bedrooms and 10 bathrooms which sits on a 3.4 acre are in Cherry Hills Village. 

Peyton Manning holds an American nationality and he belongs to the white ethnicity. His Net Worth is estimated to be $200 Million Dollar. Manning has earned a tremendous amount of $35 million in 2016 and $27 million in 2015. Though he has retired from NFL, he makes a huge amount of money from endorsements and sponsorships. As of 2015, Manning managed to earn a whopping amount of $12,000,000 through sponsorships.