Peyton Williams Manning is one of the greatest quarterbacks in American football. The retired NFL player was born on March 24, 1976, to Archie Manning, former quarterback for the New Orleans Saints. He was first drafted in 1998 by the Indianapolis Colts, playing with the team for 13 seasons and led the team to its first victory in over 30 years in the Super Bowl XLI against the NFC Chicago Bears. A neck injury in 2011 put the record-breaking player out of the game for over a year, after which he was let go by the Colts. Manning was one of the most talented quarterbacks and was in high demand after returning in 2012. He decided to make his comeback with the Denver Broncos, playing seasons 2012 through 2015. He secured another Super Bowl with the Broncos in 2015.
Who is Peyton Manning’s wife, Ashley Manning?
Born in Memphis, Tennessee, Ashley Thompson is one of three children of Bill and Marsha Thompson. She met her future husband and charming quarterback Peyton Manning in 1996 through her neighbor. The two sparked a romance over the summer, however, while Peyton played football for the University of Tennessee, Ashley went off to the University of Virginia. The couple continued their relationship despite the long-distance and got married in 2001.
Ashley Manning shies away from the spotlight that seems to follow husband and star NFL quarterback Peyton and lives a very private life.
What is Ashley Manning's height and age?
Ashley Manning was born on December 2, 1974, and turned 46 years old. She is 5 feet, 5 inches tall.
What is Ashley Manning's Net Worth?
Ashley Manning has an estimated net worth of $20 million. She owns her own real estate company and is a successful real estate developer. She is also a minority owner of her hometown NBA team, the Memphis Grizzlies, sharing ownership with celebrities like Justin Timberlake and Penny Hardaway.
What is Ashley Manning's Nationality?
Ashley Manning was born in Memphis, Tennessee and is a white ethnicity American.
Peyton and Ashley's kids
Two times Super Bowl champion and legendary quarterback Peyton Manning and wife Ashley Thompson Manning are wonderful parents to two kids - son Marshall Williams and daughter Mosely Thompson - identical twins, born on March 31, 2011.
Are Peyton and Ashley Manning still married?
Despite many rumors of the couple splitting up due to Peyton’s sexual misconduct allegations in 1996 and again in 2018 due to unverified rumors of an extramarital relation, Ashley and Peyton lead a simple yet happy married life since 2001. Peyton credits his wife for supporting him through the hard times, especially when he suffered a major neck injury in 2011. He claims that Ashley played a critical role in encouraging him to play longer and not retire earlier. They celebrated their 20th wedding anniversary last year.
What does Ashley Manning do for a living?
Ashley Manning graduated from the University of Virginia with a degree in marketing and finance. She is a successful real estate developer and owns a real estate company too. She also shares minority ownership of her hometown’s NBA team, the Memphis Grizzlies.
Ashley is also actively involved in charity work; she is the co-founder of the PeyBeck Foundation along with her husband. The organization helps underprivileged and at-risk youth in Louisiana and Indiana in the state of Tennessee. She takes part in charity events to raise money for breast cancer, a cause that is personal to her since her mother suffered from breast cancer.
Peyton and Ashley Manning also served over 600 meals to frontline healthcare workers of a hospital in Heritage, Tenn during the Covid-19 pandemic.
How did Peyton meet Ashley?
Peyton Manning met Ashley Thompson through her next-door neighbor while she was in town visiting her university campus. They were instantly attracted to each other and maintained their long-distance relationship while Peyton played football for the University of Tennessee and Ashley pursued a marketing and finance degree at the University of Virginia. The two tied the knot in 2001 and lead a private and happy life.