Manny Pacquiao Net Worth
Who is Pacquiao?
Emmanuel Dapidran Pacquiao is a professional boxer, politician. He was born in Kibawe, Bikidnon, Philippines. He is the son of Rosalio Pacquiao and Dionisia Dapidran-Pacquiao. He married Jinkee Jamora, they have 5 children. He was not just a boxer or a politician he was lieutenant Colonel in the Philippines reserve military force. He is ranked 4th in the BoxRec pound for pound boxers of all time. He has a more than 10 years of political experience and currently he is one of the 12 senators of Philippines.
He dropped out of school at the age of 14 because they can’t afford money for his education. Later his boxing career started in the streets after dropping out and turned into a professional boxer when he was 16. In 2007 he passed an high school equivalent exam which made him to eligible for college education. It is said that he used to earn $2 in the beginning of his career at 17, he used to give half of the earnings to his mother.
He is the only eight division world champion to win eleven major titles. He is the first boxer to win all major titles in four original weight classes. In 2016 he was ranked 2nd in the ESPN’s pound for pound boxers of past 25 years. He is known for his accolades, to be specific.
Floyd Mayweather Jr vs Manny Pacquiao was called as The Fight of the Century or The Battle of Greatness which took place in May 2, 2015, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. He lost the battle by unanimous decision, scoring 116-112 and 118-110. In spite of his right shoulder injury in April during training exercise he fought with it. After this fight he underwent surgery to repair a torn rotator cuff and didn’t play for nine months to one year.
In 2014 he joined the Philippines Basketball Association as the playing coach of Kia Motors Basketball team. Pacquiao owns a team in the PBA Developmental League.
He started his political career in 2007 though he lost in his first election by incumbent Republic. In 2010 elections he was officially proclaimed congressman of the district Sarangani and in 2013 also he won for the same position. Later in 2016 he stood in Philippine Senate elections and became one of the 12 senators.
He started his acting career in 2005 and acted in many local movies and also hosted many TV shows and documentary films.
Pacquiao Net worth
According to Forbes World’s Highest-Paid Athletes 2016 Pacquiao stood #63 and earned $500 million during this career from purses, pay-per-view and endorsements. Pacquiao’s fight with Floyd Mayweather set record in history of boxing, including PPV ($4.6 million), gate ($73 million) and total revenue ($600 million) and rewarded him with a $125 million per payday. His average early earnings are $35 million in the past 5 years and his endorsement earnings are $1.5 million a year.