While two time Super Bowl winner, former NFL player Peyton Manning has an accomplished football career with many collective and individual awards to look back, his personal life is as prosperous. He is married to more than 16 years of wife Ashley Manning and bears two children with her. In this article, we will bring everything you need to know about Peyton Manning wife.
Ashley Manning wiki/bio
Ashley Manning was born as Louisa Ashley Thompson in Memphis, Tennessee on December 2, 1974. She is one of the children from he parents Bill and Marsha Thompson. Ashley has an older sister, Allison, and a younger brother and sister, Will and Leigh. Professionally Manning is a businessperson, she followed in the path of her father who is an investment banker and commercial real estate developer. She graduated from University of Virginia in 1997 with a major in finance and marketing.
Ashley Thompson Manning
Date of birth
December 2, 1974
Place of birth
Memphis, Tennessee, USA
University of Virginia (Marketing and Finance)
Businesswoman, real estate developer, philanthropist, minority owner of the Memphis Grizzlies
5 feet 5 inches (1.65 m)
60 kg (132 lbs)
Peyton Manning (m. 2001)
Marshall Williams Manning (son), Mosley Thompson Manning (daughter)
Bill Thompson (father), Marsha Thompson (mother)
Allison Thompson (sister), Will Thompson (brother), Leigh Thompson (sister)
March 17, 2001
Involved in various organizations, including the PeyBack Foundation, which supports disadvantaged youth
Hobbies and interests
Traveling, reading, cooking, gardening, spending time with family and friends
Ashley Manning and her husband Peyton Manning Love affair and married life
While Peyton has created a legacy in the footballing world, his personal life (love affair and relationship) did flourish before he became a star. He was introduced to his wife Ashley Thompson by her parents next door neighbor in 1993, the summer before Peyton freshman year of college. She remembers the first impression of Peyton was that he seemed very genuine. No surprise the two go onto became college sweetheart. By the March of 2001, the lovebirds shared the ring and took wedding vow for their married life.
If we look into Ashley and Peyton’s relationship, the two are an exemplary partner. There is a widespread conviction every successful man has a woman behind the feat which seems right in case of Peyton too. Notably in 2011 when Peyton was suffering year-long injury even thought of quitting, it was his wife who convinced him to continue. Later in 2016, he added another major title, a second super bowl win in his trophy-laden career.
Caption: Peyton Manning with his wife, Ashley Manning
While Mrs. Manning is not a shy person, she mostly kept herself out of the spotlight throughout her husband flourishing career. Till now she has made some notable public appearance with Mr. Manning. The two has been seen on the red carpet a couple of times and even attended a State Dinner at the White House. It is clear she is the big part of her husband success and enjoys a blessed married life with two twin children a daughter and a son between them.
Like the most couple, Ashley and Peyton have been through tough period too. Ashley was accused of supplying HGH ( Human Growth Hormone) to Peyton during his injury lay-off in 2011. The acquisition came threatening to Peyton’s 18 years of NFL career. However, after the report came, Ashley had HGH prescription for some private reason while her husband was not found guilty of using performance enhancement substance.
Ashley Manning and Payton Manning Kids
Peyton and Ashley didn’t make much fuss about pregnancy as they were preparing for their soon to be born children. This notoriously secretive couple had their twins, Marshall Williams Manning and Mosley Thompson Manning on March 31, 2011. While Ashley has mostly kept herself out of the spotlight throughout NFL career of her husband she has been same about her children too. She once declined to talk about her twin telling “We value our privacy and would appreciate you not putting this in the paper or online.” Peyton himself is a protective father however that doesn’t mean he cannot have father children time in public.
Ashley Manning net worth
After graduating with major in finance and marketing in 1997, she has her feet firm in the business. Ashley is a Real State developer and owns real estate development company. Also, she is a minority owner of the Memphis Grizzlies, NBA club based in her hometown Memphis, Tennessee. She and Peyton have been involved in charity works over the years. They established charity the PeyBack Foundation in 1999 with a mission to promote the future success of disadvantaged youth by assisting programs that provide leadership and growth opportunities for children at risk. While Ashley enjoys an impressive net worth, the figure is yet be made public. As for Peyton, he has a net worth of $200M.