Peyton Manning, the former American football quarterback, nicknamed as “The Sherriff” is currently worth $200 million. The player who played 18 seasons primarily for Indianapolis Colts and then for Denver Broncos is presently retired and continues to appear on several TV shows. Manning is known to be one of the best football quarterbacks of all times and is recognised for his numerous career achievements.

Early Life

Peyton Williams Manning was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. He attended Isidore Newman School where he led the football team. He soon became the most sought-after player and was recruited by over 60 colleges.

Manning chose the University of Tennessee and played for the college as a quarterback.

He is married to Ashley, and the couple is blessed with twins.

Career

Peyton Manning is not new to football; he is born into a football family. His father, Archie Manning, is a former NFL quarterback and his elder brother, Eli Manning is a two-time Super-Bowl champion. Many describe the Mannings as football’s “royal family”. The Indianapolis Colts selected Manning with the first overall pick of the 1998 NFL Draft.

In 2011, after being sidelined by a neck injury, Manning was released by the Colts, and he joined the Denver Broncos and played from 2012 to 2015, contributing to the Broncos reaching the top of their division each year.

Manning announced his retirement in 2016 after playing 18 seasons.

Considered as one of the greatest NFL quarterbacks of all times, Manning was named the NFL’s most valuable player five times and named a first-team-All-Pro seven times.

Manning has made several achievements throughout his career including two times Super Bowl Champion, named Pro Bowl fourteen times, NFL Offensive Player of the year twice, NFL Passing yards leader thrice and NFL passing touchdowns leader four times.

He has also received numerous awards including Bert Bell Award and Maxwell Award.

Books

Manning has also authored books like Manning and Family Huddle

Movies and TV Shows

Manning has appeared on several films (Including documentaries) and TV shows. Some of his movies and documentaries include Peyton Manning: All Access, 2009 NFL Pro Bowl, 1997 Florida Citrus Bowl, 1998 NFL Draft, 2003 New England Patriots: Super Bowl XXXVIII Champions, The Book of Manning, A football life and ESPN Sports Century.

Manning has also appeared on various TV shows including Modern Family, The Simpsons, The Ferdinand, Sports Center,  Comedy Central Roast of Rob Lowe, Mike & Mike, American Idol,  All or Nothing: A season with Arizona Cardinals, 60 minutes Sports and The Insider.

He has also hosted several shows including The 50th Annual CMA Awards, The 2015 ESPY Awards and Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards 2009.

Peyton Manning Net Worth

Manning’s current net worth is $200 million. He earns around $15 million annually just from his endorsement deals.

House and Cars

He currently lives with his family in his Colorado mansion which he purchased for $4.575 million. The 16,464 sq. ft. house located in the Cherry Hills Village on a 3.4 acres land has got seven bedrooms and seven bathrooms.

Manning rides a Sequoia, manufactured by Toyota.

Endorsements

Manning is one of the most popular NFL players, and he has signed numerous endorsement deals. He appeared in the commercial for Wheaties “Fuel” cereal. He also endorses OtterBox, Reebok, Nike, Buick, Nationwide, Sony, Papa John’s, DirecTV and Gatorade. Not only does he endorse Papa John’s, but he also owns a significant share in over 30 Papa John’s Pizza stores.

Philanthropy

Manning is a God-fearing person, and on various occasions, he has discussed his commitment to God. He began to contribute to charity shortly after starting a career in football.

Manning started his own charity “the Payback Foundation” in 1999. The Foundation’s mission is to help disadvantaged kids focusing its efforts in Louisiana, Tennessee and Indiana.

The foundation has provided a donation to more than 140 organisations including Big City Mountaineers, Growing Gardens, Open World Learning and Augustans Arts, Inc.

He also volunteered in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, where he assisted in the delivery of 30,000 pounds of water, Gatorade, baby formula, diapers and pillows to the people of New Orleans.

He donated to St. Vincent Hospital and had had a relationship with the hospital ever since his arrival in Indianapolis. The hospital even renamed its children’s hospital to “Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital at St. Vincent”.

He is also a member of the Red Cross Celebrity Cabinet.

Conclusion

Manning continues to appear in various commercials even after his retirement. He is also an eminent philanthropist who continues to contribute to multiple causes through numerous organisations. With his level of commitment and zeal, and his excellent skills on the ground, no wonder Manning is one of the most celebrated football players of all times.