Manny Pacquiao Net Worth: $160 Million
Emmanuel Dapidran Pacquiao, famously known as Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao, is a world-famous Filipino boxer born on December 17, 1978. He grew up in Mindanao then left for Manila when he was 14. At the age of 16, he became a professional boxer. He got married in 2000 and has five children with his wife, Jinky. Manny Pacquiao’s first major boxing title was won against Chatchai Sasakul in December 1998. He won his first biggest payday, which amounted to $2 million, in January 2006 against Erik Morales. He then won against Juan Manuel Marquez (2008), Oscar dela Hoya (2008), Ricky Hatton (2009), Miguel Cotto (2009), Shane Mosley (2011), Brandon Rios (2013), Timothy Bradley (2014), and Chris Algieri (2014). In 2015, Pacquiao fought against Floyd Mayweather, Jr., defending his WBO Welterweight title. Unfortunately, he lost by unanimous decision. The dubbed “Fight of the Century” earned him a whopping $125 million. Manny Pacquiao currently has a net worth of $160 million, which covers his properties and investments in the USA and in the Philippines.
How did Manny Pacquiao make his money?
The primary source of Manny Pacquiao’s income was his winnings in his boxing matches. He also has endorsement deals with Foot Locker, Nike, Alaxan FR, Nestle Butterfinger, and Wonderful Pistachios, to name a few. In addition, he earns a salary as an elected Philippine congressman of Sarangani Province. His boxing fame and fortune enabled him to own a national basketball team and act in various movies and TV shows, as well as sing and release a few albums under Star Records, MCA Records, and GMA Records.