- Full Name: Emmanuel Dapidran Pacquiao
- Net Worth: $120 Million
- Occupation: Boxer, politician, actor
- Marital Status: Married to Maria Geraldine Jamora
- Ethnicity: Philippian
Manny Pacquiao Body Statistics:
- Height: 5’7” or 169cm
- Weight: 144 pounds or 65kg
- Shoe Size: 10
- Hair Color: Black
- Eye Color: Dark brown
Manny Pacquiao Net Worth – How Much Is The Popular Boxer And Politician Worth
Manny Pacquiao net worth is currently at 120 million dollars. He is known for his tactics and exquisite performance in the boxing ring. Over the years, he has been in the boxing career, he has faced few defeats and significant wins. Precisely, he has triumphed in 54 out of 61 games, with just two draws. One of his recent losses, was when he was facing Timothy Bradley. His fans did not take this well and they even said that the match was fixed. All the same, he still holds the crown for fighting some other known giants in boxing among them Juan Manuel Marquez, Shane Mosley, and Miguel Cotto. With such as a record, who would not be interested to know just how, Manny has made this much money?
Manny Pacquiao Rise To Fame
He was born toDionesia Pacquiao and Rosalio, in 1978. When Manny was still a child, the mother found out about the infidelity of his father. She did not hestitate to seek a divorce and she immediately left with her six kids. By the time, nobody could have figured that Manny Pacquiao net worth will reach hundreds of million dollars some day.
Manny Pacquiao started his career in boxing when he was 14 years. His involvement in the intense training for boxing helped him a lot to escape bad influence, which characterized most of the boys, his age then. Since the mother was already overwhelmed with her other five children, Manny had to move out to search for greener pastures elsewhere, away from home. When he was in Manila, he did not have a place to sleep in. He remained in this condition, until he was invited to start professional boxing training with the Philippine National Amateur Boxing team.
After he joined the boxing team, he forgot his previous predicaments. He could now have a decent meal and a bed to go with. His first appearance in the boxing ring came when Manny Pacquiao was 16 years. Although boxing was his passion from when he was young, he was inspired more after his friend died. He decided to honor his memory by being a successful boxer and certainly, he made it.
Manny’s weight has faced significant changes since the time he entered boxing, as a teenager. Over the years, he has fought in seven varying weight classes and he was defeated in none. This is something no other boxer even in history has been able to do that. He has garnered several boxing purses. However, that is not the only source of his income. He has collected some significant money from endorsements, pay-per-view, and promotions. Some of his awards include “Fighter of the Year” by BWAA and ESPY’S Best Fighter award.
As his career kept on growing, his net worth shot up tremendously. Just to give you the taste of his net worth, in 2009 alone as Forbes reported, Manny pocketed $40 million. In the following year, he took home $42 million. The figure for 2011 was not great since he earned 25 million dollars but a year later, it skyrocketed to $62 million. He also gained some huge boxing purses. For instance, for his match with Antonio Margarito, he grabbed $25 million. For his fight with Shane Mosley, he won $15 million whereas the 2009 fight with Miguel Cotto, brought $12 million under his name. The same year, he fought in another match with Ricky Hatton, from which he acquired $14 million clean money. No wonder his net worth is this huge.
Manny Pacquiao is also a politician. To everybody’s surprise, he entered into politics in 2010. He run for a parliamentary seat in the Philippines and all thanks to the large fan base he has built already through his career as a boxer and as an actor in his home country, he won the heated election race. He then became a part of the House of Representatives.
Manny is a family man. He is a proud husband of Maria Geraldine Jamora and they are blessed with four children. Manny Pacquiao wife is nicknamed “Jinkee”. The couple is well known in the Philippines and they have appeared in shows, movies and television commercials. He is also said to be connected tightly spiritually. As a father, he has tried to instill Christian values into his children too.