Peyton Manning who was born on March 24, 1976, has played for the Indianapolis Colts and the Denver Broncos and been in he NFL since 1998. He is a 13-time Pro Bowl player. Peyton is married with two children. He and his family reside in Indiana. Peyton Manning signed a 5 year, $96 million dollar contract with the Denver Broncos and also endorses products from Sony, General Motors, Nationwide and also owns 21 Papa John pizza franchises.
10 interesting facts about the football player.
Peyton Manning Facts #1:
St. Vincent Children’s Hospital in Indianapolis was renamed because of the charitable works Peyton has done for the hospital. It is now called the Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital.
Peyton Manning Facts #2:
He speaks to his brother, Eli Manning, the New York Giants QB, every Thursday during the NFL season.
Peyton Manning Facts #3:
Peyton manning charity, The Peyback Foundation supports children in Louisiana, Indiana, and Tennessee. And has distributed almost $8 million dollars to date.
Peyton Manning Facts #4:
Peyton’s father, Archie Manning is a Hall of Fame Quarterback and brother Eli is a two-time Super Bowl Quarterback for the New York Giants.
Peyton Manning Facts #5:
Peyton Manning has hosted Saturday Night Live twice. One time in 2007 and the next time in 2012. His brother, Eli also hosted and did a parody on Peyton.
Peyton Manning Facts #6:
In 2010, The Sporting News declared Payton the 14th smartest athlete.
Peyton Manning Facts #7:
Peyton Manning had a 3.61 GPA in college and graduated in three years with a degree in Speech Communication and a Minor in Business. He also speaks French.
Peyton Manning Facts #8:
Record for Most seasons(13) with at least 4,000 passing yards.
Peyton Manning Facts #9:
Five time NFL MVP and NFL Comeback Player of the Year Award in 2012
Peyton Manning Facts #10:
Peyton has written two books, one a children’s book with his Dad and brother Eli sharing byline, “Family Huddle.”
Sources: CNN, Sporting News, Biography, ESPN, jockbio, ducksters, Forbes
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