Peyton Manning net worth and salary: Peyton Manning is an an American NFL quarterback who has a net worth of $165 million dollars. Peyton Manning was born on March 24, 1976 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Peyton is the older brother of New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning, and the son of former NFL quarterback Archie Manning. Peyton Manning began his professional football career when he was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts as the first overall pick in 1998 after an impressive college football career at the University of Tennessee. To date, Peyton is the NFL record holder for most consecutive seasons with over 4,000 yards passing and most total seasons with 4,000 or more yards passing in a career. Peyton lead the Colts to a Super Bowl victory in 2006 against the Chicago Bears. Over his career, Peyton has received dozens of accolades including being a 13 time Pro-Bowl selection and four-time AP NFL MVP.
Peyton Manning is one of the highest paid athletes in the world both on and off the field. He endorses many major brands and frequently appears in television commercials for brands like Buick, Papa Johns and DirecTV. He has extremely lucrative endorsement deals with a wide range of companies including Sony, ESPN, Spring, DirecTV, Master Card, Reebok and Gatorade. Peyton also owns twenty one Papa John's pizza franchises located in Colorado. Peyton earns over $25 million a year in endorsements alone. He also appeared as the host of an episode of Saturday Night Live in 2007. Shortly after beginning his NFL career, Manning founded his charity the Peyback Foundation, whose mission is to help disadvantaged kids.
Peyton Manning Salary
What is Peyton Manning's annual salary? As a member of the Denver Broncos, Peyton commands $18 million per year in base salary. He also has the ability to earn millions more in bonuses and incentives. Outside of sports, Peyton earns an additional $25 million per year from endorsements, bringing his total annual income to $43 million. In July 2011, Peyton signed a five year $90 million contract with The Colts that made him the highest paid football player in the league at the ime. Unfortunately Peyton was injured before the start of the 2011 season and was not able to play in a single game. After months of rumors, on March 7th 2012, Peyton Manning was let go by the Indianapolis Colts which made him a free agent to seek new offers. He soon signed a new $96 million contract with The Denver Broncos. Because of Peyton's past injuries, he took no signing bonus with The Broncos and is subject to a full physical every year before getting paid. Peyton plans on retiring as a Denver Bronco.