Peyton Manning is a former American football quarterback, best known for playing with the Indianapolis Colts for 14 seasons. Considered to be one of the greatest of all time, Peyton spent 14 seasons with the Colts and his last four with Denver Broncos.
Early Life, Career & Achievements
Born on March 24, 1976, Peyton is the third son of Archie Manning, who was a quarterback for the New Orleans Saints. He attended Isidore Newman School in New Orleans, where he was named 'Gatorade Circle of Champions National Player of the Year' in 1993.
After completing high school, he played college football for the University of Tennessee Volunteers. His stellar performance caught the eyes of major league recruiters and he was signed into the Indianapolis Colts. Peyton started as a rookie and played for the Colts for 13 full seasons. However, he was benched for the entirety of the 2011 season due to a neck injury that required a surgery. He parted ways with the Colts after 2011 and joined the Denver Broncos for whom he played from 2012 to 2015.
The 42-year-old was the MVP for a record five times, Pro Bowl for fourteen times and was named a first-team All-Pro seven times. Peyton holds the NFL record for career touchdown passes and career passing yards, achieved in 2014 and 2015 respectively. He is also one of the few quarterbacks in history to make it to the Super Bowl four times. He ended his career earning his second super bowl ring after defeating Carolina Panthers 24–10 in Super Bowl 50.
What Is Peyton Manning Doing Now? Net Worth 2019
Peyton is married to Ashley Manning and they share twins, a son Marshal Williams and a daughter, Mosley Thompson. Peyton is an active philanthropist. He started his own charity called The Peyback Foundation that helps kids with disadvantages.
He and his brother Eli Manning volunteered their assistance in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. On February, he drove the pace car during the 2018 Daytona 500. With almost 20 years in a professional NFL career, Peyton has accumulated an estimated net worth of $200 million.