Former American football quarterback Elisha Nelson Manning better known as Eli Manning spent 16 seasons with the New York Giants in the National Football League (NFL). At Ole Miss, where he played college football, Manning won the Maxwell and Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Awards in his final year. Manning is one of just five players who have won the Multiple Super Bowl MVP award after winning it in both Super Bowls XLII and XLVI.
Eli Manning Biography and Net Worth
|Net Worth $160 M|
|Full Name Elisha Nelson Manning|
|Birth Date January 3, 1981|
|Age 41 Years|
|Birthplace New Orleans, Louisiana|
|Profession Football player|
|Wife Abby McGrew|
Eli Manning Early Life
The youngest of three sons, Elisha Nelson Manning IV was born on January 3, 1981, in New Orleans, Louisiana and NFL quarterback Elisha Archibald “Archie” Manning III is his father. Peyton Manning, a former NFL quarterback, and Cooper Manning, a Fox Sports host, are his two oldest brothers of stunning footballer Eli Manning. Manning played sport like basketball and football in his high school at the institute named Isidore Newman School in New Orleans. Manning passed for 7,389 yards and 89 touchdowns in high school football.
Eli Manning College Football Career
Manning was heavily influenced by his father, who was revered at The University of Mississippi (often known as Ole Miss), when he first joined the team. He received multiple honors at the conclusion of his college career, including the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award, the Maxwell Award as the nation’s greatest all-around athlete, and the SEC Most Valuable Player Award.
Eli Manning Professional Career
Manning was the most desired player heading into the 2004 NFL Draft. The Giants and Manning agreed to a six-year, $45 million deal. Manning replaced Kurt Warner in the fourth quarter of the season opener against the Philadelphia Eagles to make his NFL debut. Manning guided the Giants to their first participation in the Super Bowl since 2001 in 2008. The New York Giants fared better than anticipated and defeated the previously unbeaten New England Patriots 17-14 in Super Bowl XLII. When a field goal would not have been able to at least tie the game, Manning became the first quarterback to deliver a last-second, championship-winning touchdown pass in the NFL championship game. On January 22, 2020, Manning announced his retirement from the NFL after a fruitful 16-year career with the Giants.
Eli Manning Wife
While both Manning and Abby McGrew were attending the University of Mississippi, Manning first met Abby McGrew. The couple married on April 19, 2008, in San José del Cabo, Mexico, after he proposed to Abby in 2007 and the family resides in Summit, New Jersey.
Eli Manning Net Worth
The estimated net worth of Eli Manning is $160 million as of 2022. His career earnings of $252 million in salary alone made him the highest-earning player in league history at the time of his retirement. His annual earnings through endorsements of companies like Gatorade, DirecTV, Toyota, Reebok, Kraft, Citizen, and Samsung averaged $8–10 million. Along with his brother Peyton, he also appeared in commercials for NFLShop.com and Oreo.
Eli Manning Height and Weight
|Eye Color Brown|
|Hair Color Brown|