Eli Manning’s Net Worth: From Salaries to Sponsorships and Beyond

Eli Manning has an estimated net worth of $150 million. The American former football quarterback made most of his wealth during his time in the National Football League.

Following Eli Manning’s retirement from the NFL in January 2020, where he had a professional career that spanned 16 seasons with the New York Giants, it was revealed that he raked in over $250 million in career earnings (from salary alone), making him the highest-paid player in the history of the NFL at the time.

Profile Summary

Net Worth: $150 million
Age/Date of Birth:
43 years old (3 January 1981)
6 feet, 5 inches (1.96 m)
Wife or Girlfriend:Abby Mcgrew (m. 2008)
Parents:Father: Elisha Archibald "Archie" Manning III
Mother: Olivia (née Williams)

Who Is Eli Manning and How Did He Build His Net Worth

Eli was born and named Elisha Nelson Manning IV on the 3rd day of January 1981 to Archie Manning (father) and Olivia Williams Manning (mother). He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, the United States of America where he also had all his growing up days.

Growing up, the football star attended New Orleans (LA) Newman for high school and later continued at the University of Mississippi for his college education. From an early age, he showed interest in playing football and played for his college side from the year 2000 to 2003.


The First The Contract That Grew Eli Manning’s Net Worth

With the Giants where he would go on to spend all the years of his illustrious career, Manning inked his first contract – a 6-year contract worth $45 million. The contract guaranteed him a signing bonus of $3 million, a salary of $1.7 million, bringing his total rookie earnings to $4.7 million.

It would be recalled that in 2004, he was drafted as the first overall pick in the NFL by the San Diego Chargers. He was immediately traded to the New York Giants as he had previously stated that he would decline to play for the Chargers.

Manning’s start to the NFL was pretty slow as he has to compete for the starting QB position with Kurt Warner, however, he did put up an impressive performance that was enough for his coach to name him the starting QB in his next season and he would go on to prove his worth.

6-year Contract Extension Worth $97.5 Million Helped Boost Eli Manning’s Net Worth

In the 2007 NFL season, Eli Manning was the name on many lips, this was thanks to his impressive contribution to leading the New York Giants to the Super Bowl XLII trophy against all odds. Manning’s Giants defeated the then-undefeated New England Patriots making it one of the biggest upsets in NFL history.

Manning was also named the Super Bowl MVP of the game and was named in the Pro Bowl. This incredible performance among his other achievements at the side saw him ink a 6-year contract extension in 2009 worth a whopping $97.5 million. The contract came with $35 million guaranteed, a signing bonus of $13 million as well as an average salary of $16.1 million.

Two years after signing that contract, Eli Manning proved to the New York Giants his worth yet again as he made lightning strike twice at the same place by again leading the Giants to defeat the Patriots at the Super Bowl XLVI in 2011. Like in the first event, he was yet again named the Super Bowl MVP.

Eli Manning’s Net Worth Further Grew With His $84 million Final Contract With The Giants

Football in America is a very rewarding sport and Eli Manning was well appreciated for being committed and successful in the gridiron. Though he never won another Super Bowl after 2011’s bringing his total championship win to 2, Manning still managed to remain very valuable in the eyes of his employer.

In 2012, he ranked high on NFL’s Top Players of the year, the same year he was selected to his third Pro Bowl. He made it to the Pro Bowl for the fourth time in 2015.

Rewarding his efforts, the Giants offered him a 4-year deal worth $84 million. The deal came with a signing bonus of $31 million, $55 million guaranteed, and put his salary for that year at $37 million.

The deal also guaranteed him an annual $500,000 workout bonus throughout the contract’s life. Seeing through the life of his contract brought Manning’s career earnings to a record $252.3 million, more than his older brother Peyton Manning’s $249 million earned over 18 seasons before his 2016 retirement.

Eli Manning was inducted into the Giants Ring of Honor while his No. 10 jerseys was retired. He also received the Bart Starr Award in 2020.

Eli Manning’s Salary and Earnings By Year

Year Salary Total Earnings
2004 $1,744,000 $4,744,000
2005 $305,000 $9,305,000
2006 $1,641,000 $9,021,000
2007 $6,450,000 $13,350,000
2008 $8,450,000 $10,950,000
2009 $7,500,000 $21,500,000
2010 $6,500,000 $32,500,000
2011 $8,500,000 $9,000,000
2012 $1,750,000 $11,250,000
2013 $13,000,000 $13,500,000
2014 $15,150,000 $15,650,000
2015 $5,500,000 $37,010,004
2016 $17,500,000 $18,000,000
2017 $13,000,000 $13,500,000
2018 $10,500,000 $16,000,000
2019 $11,500,000 $17,000,000

The Endorsement Deals That Contributed To Eli Manning’s Net Worth of $150 Million

Apart from his regular remunerations as a footballer, Eli Manning, like other footballers of his caliber earned from endorsement deals, although his numbers pale in comparison to NFL players who earned the most from sponsorship deals, his numbers were still no chicken feed.

Manning understandably became more marketable after winning the Super Bowl XLII. He served as a spokesperson for Toyota in New Jersey, Rebook, as well as Citizen Watch Co. Some of his other sponsorship deals were with Nike, DirecTV, Gatorade, Hublot, Nationwide Mutual Insurance, Panini, and Visa.

Alongside his brother Peyton, Eli starred in commercials for in ads for NFLShop.com and Oreo. Like his brother, he hosted a Saturday Night Live episode (Season 37 Episode 20) alongside pop star Rihanna. Eli Manning made it to Forbe’s 2018 list of highest-paid athletes with an annual earning of $25.5 million, $7 million of which came from his endorsement deals.

Highlight of Eli Manning’s Career Earnings/Endorsement Deals

  • 2004 Rookie Contract – a 6-year deal worth $54 Million
  • 2009 Contract Extension – a 6-year deal worth $97.5 million
  • 2015 Final Contract – a 4-year deal worth $84 million
  • Endorsement Deals – Nike, DirecTV, Toyota, Gatorade, Rebook, Citizen Watch Co. Hublot, Nationwide Mutual Insurance, Panini, Kraft, Samsung, and Visa
  • Average Annual Earning From Endorsements – $7 – $10 million
  • Total Career Earnings – $252.3 million

Where Does Eli Manning Live?

With his net worth, it’s easy to expect Eli to be living in the best home money can buy. The quarterback in 2017 acquired an $8.5 million beach house in Quogue.

The home seats on a 7,000 square-foot of land and has in it, 5 bedrooms, a large pool, and a large deck that leads straight into the beautiful ocean before it. He also owns a $4.7 million house in Summit, New Jersey, just a half-hour away from MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford where the Giants play.

Manning has a modest taste in cars; he owns a Toyota Sequoia and a hybrid Cadillac Escalade, he won the latter at the Super Bowl.

What Are Manning’s Post-Retirement Plans?

A lot of sports stars, after their retirement venture into sports punditry or coaching, for Eli Manning, both are on his radar, however, the two time Super Bowl winner has said per ESPN, that he would definitely not be coaching in the NFL, majorly due to the hours of work involved as he would love to spend more time with his family. He instead said that coaching a high school team is a more likely option for him to consider.

Manning has also revealed that there is a likelihood that he would work in some capacity with his employer of 15-years, the New York Giants. After his retirement, he relocated to Mississippi.

Manning has some post-retirement sponsorships to keep the money flowing, among them is with Frank’s RedHot. He also opened a new Twitter account where he has promoted a couple of his post-retirement brands.


What is Eli Manning’s Age?

Eli Manning is 43 years old. He was born on 3 January 1981 in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. 

How Much is Eli Manning Worth

The former American football quarterback has a net worth estimated at $150 million. While a large portion of it came from his NFL career, he has also made a substantial amount from other endeavors, including sponsorship deals.

Who is Eli Manning’s Wife?

Eli Manning is married to his college sweetheart Abby McGrew. A Nashville, Tennessee native, Abbey attended Brentwood Academy before moving on to the University of Mississippi where she met Eli in the spring of 2002 and at that time, he was a junior while she was a freshman.

By the fall, the two had become an official couple. While Eli went on to begin his football career, Abby, who graduated with a degree in Family & Consumer Sciences, went on to work in the fashion industry. According to ABC News  she worked as an account executive for designer Pamela Roland.

What are the Names of Eli Manning’s Kids?

Eli and Abbey got married on April 19, 2008, in Los Cabos, Mexico, and their union has since been blessed with three daughters and a son named. Their names are Ava Frances (June 17, 2013), Lucy Thomas (June 17, 2013), Caroline Olivia (January 29, 2015), and Charles Elisha Manning (2019).

How Tall is Eli Manning?

The former NFL player stands 6 feet 5 inches (1.96 m) tall and weighs 218 lb (99 kg).

Profile Summary
First Name:Elisha
Last Name:Manning
Also Known As:
Former football quarterback
Famous For:National Football League (NFL)
Colleges/Universities Attended:
University of Mississippi
Educational Qualifications:
A degree in Marketing
Birthday & Zodiac
Age/Date of Birth:
43 years old (3 January 1981)
Zodiac Sign:Capricorn
Birth Place:
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Country of Residence:
United States of America (USA)
Physical Attributes
6 feet, 5 inches (1.96 m)
218 lb (99 kg)
Eye Colour:
Dark brown
Hair Color:
Dark brown
Other Body Measurements:
Chest: 44” (112 cm)
Waist: 34” (92 cm)
Biceps: 14” (38 cm)
Marital Status:
Abby Mcgrew (m. 2008)
Family and Relatives
Elisha Archibald "Archie" Manning III
Mother:Olivia (née Williams)
4 children - Lucy Thomas Manning, Ava Frances Manning, Caroline Olivia Manning, Charles Elisha Manning
Siblings:2 Brothers - Peyton Manning and Cooper Manning
Other Relatives:
Net Worth
Estimated Net Worth:
$150 million
Source of Wealth:
Professional football career, Endorsement from Nike, Hublot, Toyota Motor, Visa, DirecTV and Gatorade.
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