• Marshall Williams Manning is an 11-year-old American boy born in New Orleans, Louisiana.
• He is the son of famous former Football player Peyton Williams Manning.
• Marshall is interested in sports such as basketball and football and is currently attending elementary school.
• He is a deeply religious Christian, loves animals, and is a fan of actors Brad Pitt and Jim Carrey.
• His father Peyton is a retired Football player, philanthropist, and author.
Who is Marshall Williams Manning?
American boy Marshall Williams Manning was born in New Orleans, Louisiana USA on 31 March 2011, making his zodiac sign Aries. He’s only known for being the son of Peyton Williams Manning, a famous American former Football player.
Education and early life
Marshall and his twin sister Mosley Thompson are being raised in Denver, Colorado by their father, and their mother Ashley, who holds a degree from the University of Virginia; Peyton and Ashley met right after Peyton had matriculated from high school, and they’ve been together to this day.
Marshall’s looking up to his father and is interested in various sports, mostly into basketball and football; he’s watched several National Basketball Association (NBA) games with his father, both at the basketball court and at home.
It’s believed that Marshall’s already begun practicing football, and that his plan is to go professional after he graduates from college.
Marshall’s currently attending a local elementary school in Denver, although some sources claim that he and his sister are being homeschooled.
Interesting facts and hobbies
Marshall’s active on Instagram and has posted 11 pictures and videos, while there are today over 1,000 people following him on the social media network; he respects his own and his family’s privacy and has made his account private, meaning that only his followers can view his uploads.
Marshall’s a deeply religious Christian, looking up to his parents; he’s read the entire Bible, and goes to church at least once a week.
He plays various sports with his peers in his spare time, with some of his favorites being basketball, tennis and table tennis.
Marshall: already a spitting image of his father and a natural behind the mic
Marshall’s a lover of animals, but it’s believed that his parents don’t allow him to have pets.
His favorite actors are Brad Pitt and Jim Carrey,, and some of his favorite movies include “The Three of Life”, “Moneyball” and “World War Z”.
Height, eyes and wealth
Marshall’s age is 11. His eyes and hair are brown, he weighs around 80lbs (36kgs) and is 4ft 8ins (1.45m) tall and growing.
Marshall doesn’t have his own independent net worth as of October 2022, while his father Peyton’s net worth’s been estimated at more than $300 million.
Who is his father Peyton Manning?
Peyton Manning was born in New Orleans on 24 March 1976, making his zodiac sign Aries. He spent 18 seasons playing in the National Football League (NFL), 14 of which were with the Indianapolis Colts, and the remaining four with the Denver Broncos; many people consider Peyton to be the best quarterback of all time, and he’s been nicknamed ‘the Sheriff’.
Peyton was raised in New Orleans by his father Elisha Archibald Manning III and mother Olivia (nee Williams); his father was also a quarterback, while Peyton’s brother Elisha Nelson Manning’s also a retired football player, with two Super Bowl wins to his name. Peyton studied at Isidore Newman School, and was on the school’s football team the Greenies; he played three seasons as their starter, winning 34 and losing five games. In 1993, he was named both Columbus Touchdown Club National Offensive Player of the Year, and Gatorade Circle of Champions National Player of the Year.
After he matriculated in 1994, around 60 colleges offered Peyton athletic scholarships, and he chose to enroll at University of Tennessee, and to play football for their Volunteers.
Peyton became his team’s starter during his freshman year, and the following year saw him enter the race for the Heisman Trophy; he was voted into sixth place, and then eighth place in 1996. Peyton graduated in 1998 and was picked by the Indianapolis Colts in the 1998 NFL Draft (first overall pick).
During his first year with the Colts, Peyton set five NFL rookie records, and was named to the NFL All Rookie First Team; in November 1998, he was named American Football Conference (AFC) Offensive Player of the Week, and then again in October 1999, September 2000 and December 2000.
Peyton was named NFL Most Valuable Player (MVP) for the first time in the 2003 season, while he was also named the AFC Offensive Player of the Month (September); he was named MVP again in the 2004 season, as well as the NFL Offensive Player of the Year. In 2005, he won the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award.
Peyton reached his first Super Bowl (XLI) in 2006, when the Colts faced the Chicago Bears, defeating them 29-17; Peyton was named Super Bowl MVP, and won the ESPY Award for Best Championship Performance.
He was named NFL MVP in both 2008 and 2009, while the year 2009 also saw him and the Colts reach Super Bowl XLIV, which they lost to the New Orleans Saints 31-17; this was the first Super Bowl victory for the Saints.
Peyton had to undergo neck and spinal fusion surgery in 2011, and thus missed the entire season; mostly because of this, he was released by the Colts on 7 March 2012.
One year ago today, Peyton Manning announced his retirement from the NFL. pic.twitter.com/7PZPYBFX5K
— NFL (@NFL) March 8, 2017
Many teams wanted Peyton to play for them following his split from the Colts, including the Miami Dolphins, the Denver Broncos and the Tennessee Titans; he signed a $96 million five-year contract with the Broncos on 20 March 2012.
Peyton was named MVP in 2013, and the Broncos went on to reach Super Bowl XLVIII, losing to the Seattle Seahawks 43-8.
On 19 October 2014, he became the all-time NFL leader in passing touchdowns, after having scored his 509th in a game against the San Francisco 49ers.
Peyton and the Broncos faced the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50 on 7 February 2016, defeating them 24-10.
He revealed that he was retiring from professional football on 7 March 2016, and was in the same year presented with his ninth ESPY Icon Award (ESPY); he’s since been inducted into the Indianapolis Colts Ring of Honor, the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and the Denver Broncos Ring of Fame, while he was also named to the NFL 100 All-Time Team in 2019.
Peyton’s also an author, having co-written the 2000 book “Manning: A Father, His Sons, and a Football Legacy” together with his father.
Upon retiring from football, Peyton focused on philanthropy, and launched his own charity Peyback Foundation; its aim is to help disadvantaged children.