Manny Pacquiao has revolutionized the boxing arena with his legendary fighting skills, and stamina. Manny Pacquiao was born Emmanuel Dapidran Pacquiao on 17th December 1978 in Kibawe, Bukidnon, Philippines. Pacquiao is the fourth of six siblings and he is the son of Rosalio Pacquiao and Dionisia Dapidran Pacquiao.
Manny Pacquiao’s Age
Manny Pacquiao has overtime proved that age is just a number and at 40 years he is proving beyond doubt that he is a force to reckon with in the boxing arena.
Manny Pacquiao’s Net Worth
Manny Pacquiao has set a record as the only octuple champion having won major world titles in eight different weight classes. The BWAA chose him as the Fighter of the Decade for the 2000s and as a result, the 24 pay-per-view has generated 20 million buys and an estimated $1.25 billion in revenue. During the 2015 fight with Floyd Mayweather, the fight remains to be the best-selling fight in the history of boxing with 4.6 million PPV buys. The earnings from Boxing makes Manny Pacquiao have a net worth of $220 million. As of 2019, he was on forbes list among the world’s highest paid athletes.
Manny Pacquiao’s Height
Manny Pacquiao is 5ft 6 or 1.69 meters.
Manny Pacquiao’s Wife
In the year 2000 Manny married the love of his life Jinkee Capena Pacquiao. She was the former Vice Governor of Sarangani, Mindanao, Philippines and together they have 5 children. Pacquiao is a devote believer which has made him raise his five children, Emmanuel Jr, Michael Stephen, Mary Divine Grace, Queen Elizabeth, and Israel in a Christian upbringing.
Manny Pacquiao’s Family
Manny is the fourth in a family of six siblings and his younger brother Bobby Pacquiao is also a former boxer and inventor of the betlog punch. Manny Pacquiao also has other siblings such as Rogelio Pacquiao, Isidra Pacquiao-Paglinawan, Domingo Silvestre, and Liza Silvestre-Onding.
Manny Pacquiao Politics
Manny Pacquiao is arguably one of the most renown politicians in the Philippines. Manny Pacquiao joined politics when he was elected to the House of Representatives in the 15th Congress of the Philippines and he was representing Sarangani province in 2010. He was later elected a Senator in June 2016 and he will serve a 6 years term until 2022.
Manny Pacquiao Boxing Career
As of this writing, Manny Pacquiao has participated in 72 fights, of which he has won 63 of the fights, with two draws and seven losses. Of the 63 wins, 39 were wins by KO. Pacquiao has broken the Boxing record as he is the only eight-division world champion in the history of boxing having won thirteen major world titles. Pacquiao is also the only boxer to have won the linear championship in five different weight divisions. As of this writing, Pacquiao is the current WBA (Super) Welterweight titleholder having defeated Keith Thurman via split decision on July 20, 2019, in Las Vegas at the MGM Grand. One of the losses to Timothy Bradley in 2012 is regarded as an error in Judgement with independent Judges claiming Manny Pacquiao won. However, Bradley’s win was not revoked and only a rematch some years later ended the controversy after a Pacquiao win. Some other fights that Manny has won include a win over Miguel Cotto, Juan Manuel Marquez, Shane Mosley, Oscar De La Hoya, and many more talented opponents. One of the best fights is the Floyd Mayweather match that was billed “the fight of the century” and which turned out to be the most profitable match in boxing history. Manny is indeed a talented athlete as he is the first boxer to win major world titles in four of the original eight weight divisions of boxing also known as the glamour divisions; flyweight, featherweight, lightweight, and welterweight. Pacquiao is exceptionally popular in the Philippines as he is also an actor and a semi-professional basketball player.