Eli Manning is a prolific football player who is famously known as the quarterback for the team called ‘The New York Giants’ which comes under the NFL i.e. the National Football League. He has an outstanding career of sportsmanship where he holds records. He is also known for his exceptional performances in the postseason and in the clutch. Now let’s have a close look on Eli Manning’s net worth in 2018.
Eli Manning Early Life
Born as Elisha Nelson Manning to Archie Manning III, and Olivia on January 2, 1981, he is the youngest of the three children. His father was a famous former NFL quarterback where he was trained by his father from an early age along with his brothers Peyton and Cooper Manning. He married his college friend Abby McGrew in 2008 and has 3 daughters with her, named Ava, Lucy and Caroline.
Eli Manning Career, Award & Achievement
In 2000, during his college days, he started playing football at the University of Mississippi and also represented for a football team and had a massive record of touchdowns and passes. It was in no time that he was signed into the New York Giants where he previously rejected playing for another team called the San Diego Chargers. The Giants paid him as estimated $45 million for his six-year contract with him, which literally paid off. Since then, he didn’t look back and had massive success.
His initial season with the Giants was not overwhelming but the next year was very successful because they won against the Cardinals and Saints. They challenged the New England Patriots when Manning helped the team enter the Super Bowl XLll. Because of their win, Eli and his brother became the first to win the Super Bowl MVP. His 2009 performance ended where he had a passer rating of 93.1. The 2010 season was played in an outstanding way by him through whom the Giants defeated the Washington Redskins but they could not enter the SuperBowl which was henceforth won by the Green Bay Packers. The Giants later made a comeback and entered the SuperBowl XLVI which was victorious and successful where they defeated the Patriots. In 2016, he had an overall career of passes and touchdowns
Awards & Achievements
He won many awards for his sportsmanship which included the Maxwell Award, Man of the Year Award. In 2017, when Manning won the Walter Payton award along with Larry Fitzgerald, it was noticed that it was the first time since 2006 that the two players became the co-winners of the award.
Net Worth of Eli Manning
Manning has an estimated net worth of $140 million where he earned most of his fortune by playing as a quarterback for the Giants. He is also one of the highest paid celebrity promoter and endorser where he earns $8-10 million per year for promoting or advertising many companies like Samsung and other companies. In 2009, he was paid $97.5 million because of his 6-year extension contract with the Giants which made him the highest paid NFL player.
Manning is that perfect sportsman who would definitely make the team win, and he definitely made it so. Outside the field, he is famously known for his warm-hearted work of providing aid to the victims of Hurricane Katrina. He, along with his brother Peyton and father Archie, co-authored a book called as ‘Family Huddie’ where the book articulates through text and pictures of how they used to play football in their early years which made Manning a successful person today.