- Full Name: Emmanuel Dapidran Pacquiao
- Net Worth: $120 Million
- Occupation: boxer, politician, actor, singer
- Marital Status: married
- Ethnicity: Phillipinian
Manny Pacquiao Net Worth – Philippine’s And World Star
Famous Sportsman And Politician – This Man Can Do Everything
Manny Pacquiao net worth of over $100 million has been earned during decade of world successful boxin career. Many is Phillipine’s most successful boxing champion with a variety of interests and successes. So far, during last 10-15 years of successful sport’s life, he has managed to become world boxing champion, basketball coach, politician, actor and a singer. Is there anything that this man can’t or won’t do?
Manny Pacquiao was born in 1978 in a large and under privileged family. He left family when he finished primary school when he was only 14 years, because his divorced mother couldn’t care for him and his five brother and sisters. He spent some time on the streets of Manilla, where he managed to get into amateur boxing, and even made into the city and national amateur boxing team. During his amateur boxing career he had 64 fights, of which he lost just 4. Even then it was apparent that he will be amazing boxer. But during this period, boxing was primarily a way to get food and lodging. It took some time before he got a good coach who fully brought to attention of country and world that Manny is extremely talented boxer.
Manny Pacquiao Boxing Success
Speaking of Manny’s boxing career, it will be apparent just how successful he is in boxing when we say that he is the only world boxing champion in 8 divisions where he won dozen world championships. He also managed to fight-and win-in four different categories (according to his weight). In 2013, he was one of 15 best paid athletes in the world, so it is no wonder just how much is Manny Pacquiao worth, thanks to his lucrative sport deals. It is the fact that world boxing gets much attention and that lots of sponsors bring lot of money into high-profile boxing matches-and ones in which Manny takes part are definitly high-profile ones!
American association of boxer writers in cooperation with several other boxing authorities named him as the best fighter of decade in 2000s. And this is just one of awards and titles he has won thanks to his great boxing skills. Right now, he is welter weight champion in WBO.
As we have already mentioned, Manny isn’t just successful boxer. He is a businessman who also showed his interest in basketball, singing and acting, and political engagement. Five years ago, Manny was elected for the first time into the House of Representatives as a representative of Sarangani province. On next elections in 2013, he won another mandate. Because of his political career, Manny took steps to educate himself. First he finished high school in 2007 after passing necessary testing. Then he enrolled in business management college course on University Notre Dame od Dadiangas in General Santos City. Thanks to his successful boxing career, he not only finished college but also earned honorary doctoral degree in humanities on SWU.
Private Life Of Famous Boxer And Politician
Manny Pacquiao wife is Maria Geraldine Jamora whom he married in 2000 and with who he has five children. She also has political career as her husband, one could say even more successful as she is currently vice governor of their provice Sarangani. Although Manny isn’t from this provice, he and his family officially reside in Kiamba, Sarangani city. Actually they live in his residence in General Santos City.
Some other sportsmen who have made successful career beside their sport’s career, are Charles Barkley and Michael Jordan.
What do you think of Mann’y rise from powerty to fame and fortune? Do you think that he is great sportsman?
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