Peyton is a successful NFL quarterback with a net worth of $200 million. Being a Manning can be summarized as football and success. Peyton Manning is the elder brother to New York Giant quarterback Eli Manning and son to Archie Manning a former NFL quarterback. Peyton Manning retired in March 2016 after winning his second Super Bowl title with the Denver Broncos.
Peyton Manning Net Worth: How he makes his money
Peyton’s football career has been successful by many standards. He is a force to reckon with, having held the record for the most consecutive seasons to this day. He played for the Indianapolis Colts for 14 seasons between 1998 and 2011.
In 2006, he led his team, the Colts to a Super Bowl victory. The 5-time NFL MVP has been selected for Pro-Bowl 13 times. Having over 4,000 yards in passing, Peyton was among the most paid athletes globally, on and off the field.
Peyton signed a $90 million contract with the Colts but unfortunately, injury kept him from playing any game that season. The Denver Broncos then snapped him up in a 5 year contract deal worth $96 million. At Broncos, he earned a base salary of $18 million and a total annual income of about $43 million.
Throughout his football career, he has made over $230 million making him one of the highest paid NFL players.
Here is a list of some if his awards:
Most Caring Athlete 2002
John Wooden Trophy 2004
Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year 2005
Best Championship performance ESPY Award 2007
Youthlinks Indiana National Pathfinder 2010
The American Dream Award 2001 for work within the community and the Peyback Foundation.
Peyton has been seen in TV commercials marketing brands like Papa Johns, DirecTv, and Buick. He also has endorsements with ESPN, Wheaties, Reebok, Gatorade, Spring, Sony and Master Card. He makes more than $25 million in endorsements annually.
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Peyton is the owner of 25 Papa John’s Pizza franchises in Colorado. He became a franchisee in 2012.
Peyton Manning has penned a number of works and has also written the foreword of a few others. His works include;
The Game Plan: The Art of Building a Winning Football Team – Peyton Manning (foreword)
Manning: A Father, His sons and a Football Legacy
Johnny Unitas: America’s Quarterback – Peyton Manning (foreword)
Mr. & Mrs. Manning own a house worth $5 million in Colorado.
Peyton Manning Net Worth: Career Beginnings
<Peyton’s success in football began earlier on in life. When he was in Newman High School, he played for 3 seasons, leading his team to a 34-5 record. He passed for 7207 yards, had 92 touchdowns and completed 59.4% of his passes. He was named the National Player of the year by Gatorade Circle of Champions. This made him the #1 recruited quarterback nationwide. His moves earned him the name, ‘The Sheriff’.
He played college football for 4 years at the University Tennessee winning 39 out of 45 games. His professional football career began when he got drafted by the Indianapolis Colts as the #1 pick. Peyton has become eminent in his career, and he ranks as one of the greatest NFL quarterbacks with the likes of Brett Favre and Steve Young.
Peyton has a charity called ‘The Peyback Foundation’ founded in 1999. The organization helps disadvantaged children, promotes the future success of these children via provision of assisting programs that provide leadership and growth opportunities. Since its inception, it has provided over $10 million to youth at risk via grants and programs. It has 4 locations: Indiana, Tennessee, Colorado, and Louisiana.
As the president of Peyback Foundation, he is involved in major decisions concerning the initiatives. He further seeks new opportunities and organizations to further the success of the Foundation.