How Much is Archie Manning Worth?
People worldwide know the most famous football family in the world – Mannings. Eli and Peyton Manning have already proved, they are really unique American football players. But Archie Manning is known not just as their father. His career in sports looks impressive too.
Archie Manning owns a net worth of $10 million. He earned it as a professional American football quarterback. Having become the college sports star, Archie turned into a professional player and performed in the NFL for the teams the New Orleans Saints, Houston Oilers and Minnesota Vikings. In general Archie Manning played for NFL during 16 seasons.
His successful play brought him his solid net worth and numerous awards. Thus Archie Manning has a star in a College Football Hall of Fame and he was a pro bowler at the New Orleans Saints twice.
Archie Manning retired from football in 1984, but it doesn’t mean, that he earns nothing nowadays. 68-year-old player served as the sports analyst and commentator. He appeared in a number of commercials in Southeast Louisiana and helps young enthusiasts to gain some football experience at a summer camp, arranged by Manning Passing Academy.
In addition Archie runs a restaurant “Manning’s”, which is decorated in a football style, of course.
Archie Manning Bio and Career
Born Elisha Archibald Manning III was interested in sports since his earliest years. His passion to sports was supported by his parents. Archie played both, baseball and football, and hesitated, what career to choose. By the way, he was drafted in MLB 4 times.
Archie’s talent blossomed at the University of Mississippi. He finally chose American football as his future career. The teenager was included into Ole Miss football program.
In 1969 he witnessed the first tragedy in his life – his father committed a suicide. Then Archie wanted to leave college and sports, but his mother convinced the young man to follow his dream.
In spite of a family disaster, Archie won the Walter Camp Award that year.
His name till now is remembered at Ole Miss. Speed limit there is 18 MPH, the same as Archie’s team number. The limit was set to honor a talented athlete.
At Ole Miss Archie Manning met his now-wife and mother of his sons the beauty Olivia Williams. The young lady held the title of homecoming queen and was worth to become a spouse of a rising star.
Archie and Olivia gave a birth to three sons. The middle and youngest sons are Peyton Manning and Eli Manning. Surely, you have already heard about them and their super-successful careers in American football.
The oldest son of Archie Manning – Cooper – dreamed to become a pro football player too. But at a very young age it was discovered, he had had spinal stenosis. It put his dream to an end.
Like a celebrity and a millionaire, Archie Manning tried his best to get the luxurious and cozy home. He lives in New Orleans, but also owns a property in Oxford, Mississippi.
Have a look at Manning family house in New Orleans.
The facade of the house looks complicated as for its design. At the same time Manning’s home looks so delicate, mostly due to high windows of rectangular shape and tall columns. The house is decorated in a classical European style.
Manning’s residence consists of 2 layers, so you can be sure, there’s enough space inside.
The home is decorated in neutral colors – white mostly, which makes it simple and elegant at the same time.
Manning mansion is protected by a tall black fence. The house is surrounded by a wide spacious yard. Probably, Manning’s grandchildren like to play football with their grandfather in this yard.
The grass around the house is well cut and fresh, so Archie Manning’s yard looks neat and refined.
The home is worth its star owner!