Fast Facts

  • Set 43 records at the University of Tennessee and graduated Phi Beta Kappa.
  • Good buddies with country-music star Kenny Chesney.
  • In 2004, he signed a seven-year contract worth $99.2 million, with the largest signing bonus in NFL history: $34.5 million.
  • NFL denied his request to honor Johnny Unitas by wearing black high-top shoes — the Hall of Famer's trademark — during a game the week the legend died in 2004.
  • Founder of the PeyBack Foundation, which benefits disadvantaged youth.
  • Commercial spokesman for numerous products, including Direct TV, ESPN, Gatorade, MasterCard, Reebok and Sprint.
  • MVP of 2007 Super Bowl.

Relationships

  • Mosley Thompson Manning — Daughter
  • Cooper Manning — Brother
  • Archie Manning — Father
  • Olivia Manning — Mother
  • Ashley Manning — Wife
  • Marshall Williams Manning — Son
  • Eli Manning — Brother

College

  • University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN (BA in Speech Communications, 1998)

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Details

  • Birth Name: Peyton Williams Manning
  • Birth Place: New Orleans, LA
  • Birthday: March 24, 1976, Aries
  • Profession: NFL quarterback
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