Manny Pacquiao (born December 17, 1978, Kibawe, Philippines), a professional boxer, media star who became world-famous for winning boxing titles in more weight classes than any other boxer in the history. His journey from destitution to the peak of his sport was made all the more ama,zing by his life beyond the ring. In the Philippines, where his remarkable success led to commercial sponsorships, movies, television series, CDs, and his picture on a postage stamp, the charismatic “Pac-Man” was an icon and a unifying force.
Manny Pacquiao Biography and Net Worth
|Net Worth||$26 Million|
|Full Name||Emmanuel Dapidran Pacquiao|
|Birth Date||17 December 1978|
|Profession||Professional Boxer Businessperson Film producer|
Manny Pacquiao Early Life
Pacquiao’s childhood was not full of joy. Pacquiao’s family battled to survive in poverty, and he has related stories of eating only once a day and sleeping on the street. Pacquiao ran away from home when he was a youngster and stowed away on a ship heading for Manila, where he became a boxer. Many of his early fights were shown on the Filipino boxing show Blow by Blow, where his all-action style and boyish smile rapidly made him a fan favorite.
Manny Pacquiao Career
On December 4, 1998, Pacquiao earned his first major championship by knocking out Thailand’s Chatchai Sasakul to win the World Boxing Council (WBC) flyweight title. He lost the championship to Medgoen Singsurat of Thailand in September 1999, after failing to make weight. Pacquiao advanced in weight class, and on June 23, 2001, in his first fight in the United States, he knocked out Lehlo Ledwaba in the sixth round to win the International Boxing Federation (IBF) junior featherweight championship. On November 15, 2003, Pacquiao knocked out Mexico’s Marco Antonio Barrera to win The Ring magazine’s featherweight title.
Manny Pacquiao Wife
Manny Pacquiao and his wife have been married for nearly two decades and have five children. While they have achieved enormous success and popularity as a group, their origins were less than ideal.
When Manny Pacquiao first met her, she was selling beauty items at a mall. They connected right away when they saw one another. They married just a few months later. The Pacquiaos never returned to their humble roots after that.
Manny Pacquiao Net Worth
Manny Pacquiao has an expected total assets of $220 million. Manny Pacquiao is an active political figure, having previously served as a Senator of the Philippines. Manny’s greatest and most profitable bout took place in May 2015 against longtime adversary Floyd Mayweather. Manny ended up earning $130 million from the fight after deducting his guaranteed purse and pay-per-view bonus profits. He has made at least $500 million through bouts and sponsorships over his career.
Manny Pacquiao Height and Weight
|Eye Color||Dark brown|