Eli Manning Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 20 Dec, 2019
Facts of Eli Manning
Date of Birth: 1981 , January-3
Age: 39 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 6 Feet 5 Inch
Name Eli Manning
Birth Name Elisha Nelson Manning IV
Father Archie Manning
Mother Olivia Williams Manning
Nationality American
Birth Place/City New Orleans, Louisiana
Ethnicity White
Profession American Football Quaterback
Net Worth $100 Million
Salary $18 million
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Dark Brown
Weight in KG 99
Married to Abby McGrew
Children Ava Frances, Lucy Thomas, Caroline Olivia, Charles Elisha
Education The University of Mississippi
Awards 2x Super Bowl Champion, 2x Super Bowl MVP, 4X Pro Bowl and NFC passing touchdown co-leader
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Born and raised in New Orleans, Eli Manning is an American football quarterback. He currently plays for the New York Giants of the National Football League (NFL). His unquestioned brilliance on the field also earned him many accolades like Maxwell Award, Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award, and SEC Most Valuable Player Awards. 

Eli has been married to Abby Mcgrew and has four children.

Born in New Orleans

Eli Manning was born on 3rd January 1981, in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. He belongs to White ethnicity and holds American citizenship.

He is the son of Olivia Williams Manning (mother) and Archie Manning (father). He grew up with his two brothers Peyton Manning and Cooper Manning in his home town Louisiana. 

Eli went on to study at the Isidore Newman School. At that time, he was interested in basketball and football. He also joined his high school team Greenies and got a chance to hone his skills playing many local tournaments. He then attended Ole Miss (The University of Mississippi) and completed his graduation. 

Gained Fame After Joining New York Giants

Eli Manning later shifted his efforts towards football during his college days. He also won a number of awards for his marvelous performance like Conerly Torphy (2001), Independence Bowl MVP(2002), Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award(2003) and Sporting News Radio Socrates Award (2004)

In 2004, the player signed a six-year contract with The New York Giants for $45 million. He made his debut for the team as a quarterback playing against Philadelphia Eagles.  In 2004, Manning helped his team to win against Dallas Cowboys with 144 yards touchdowns.

Eli Manning playing for New York Giants SOURCE: Getty Image

Manning later assisted the team to win many matches in Super Bowl Champions and Super Bowl XLII. He has won many awards with the team New York Giants including 2x Super Bowl Champion, 2x Super Bowl MVP, 4X Pro Bowl and NFC passing touchdown co-leader.

He Owns a Net Worth Of $100 Million

Eli Manning is a professional football quarterback who has an estimated net worth of around $100 million. He has collected the majority of his aforementioned fortune from his illustrious football career. According to celebrity net worth, the footballer is paid $18 million a year. 

Manning was the highest-paid NFL player with $37 million earnings in 2015 that also included $31 million. In 2005, he signed a $45 million contract with New York Giants which was later extended for 6 years for $97.5 million in 2009. In 2015, the player agreed to a 6-year/ $84 million with Giants. 

Eli owns 7000 sq ft house that features 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms in Quogue New York, He bought the house for $8.5 million.

Manning also owned Hudson Tea Condo in New Jersey. sold for $3.55 million in 2018. Before selling that Condo he used to give it in rent for $18,000 per month.

Eli has a huge exotic car collection some of them are listed below. 

  • Toyota Sequoia- $49,050
  • Cadillac Escalade- $76,500 to $86,490
  • Chevy Corvette- $65,590

Happily Married For 11 Years

Eli Manning married to Abby McGrew on 19th April 2008. The couple organized their wedding ceremony in Las Cabos, Mexico. The couple first met at the University of Mississippi. The couple dated for quite some time before they got engaged in 2007.

Eli Manning with his wife Abby McGrew SOURCE: Getty Image

The couple welcomed their first child, a daughter Ava Frances in 2011. The couple is blessed with two more daughters Lucy Thomas, born in 2013 and Caroline Olivia, born in 2015. 

On 3rd February 2019, the family welcomed their first child a son Charles Elisha. The family of five currently in New York.

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