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Eli Manning 10 Personal Facts, Biography, Wiki
American football quarterback
Born: January 3, 1981 (age 39 years), New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Career end: January 24, 2020
Height: 1.96 m
Spouse: Abby Mcgrew (m. 2008)
School: University of Mississippi
Children: Lucy Thomas Manning, Caroline Olivia Manning, Ava Frances Manning, Charles Elisha Manning
Elisha Nelson Manning IV is a former American football quarterback who played his entire 16-year career for the New York Giants of the National Football League (NFL).
He played college football at the University of Mississippi from 2000 to 2003.
He was drafted as the first overall pick in the 2004 NFL Draft by the San Diego Chargers and was immediately traded to the Giants who in return gave up a package, highlighted by fourth overall selection Philip Rivers.
Manning is the son of former NFL quarterback Archie Manning and the younger brother of former NFL quarterback Peyton Manning.
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In 2007, he proposed to Abby McGrew of Nashville, Tennessee.
McGrew studied fashion in New York City, and has been with Manning since their days at the University of Mississippi.
The couple wed in a private ceremony held in San José del Cabo, Mexico on April 19, 2008.
Manning and Abby have three daughters and a son.
They reside in Summit, New Jersey.
Eli and Peyton Manning volunteered in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. The Mannings assisted in the delivery of 30,000 pounds (14,000 kg) of water, Gatorade, baby formula, pumice, and pillows to the people of New Orleans.
After touring the University of Mississippi Medical Center’s Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children, he undertook a five-year campaign in 2007 to raise US$2.5 million for the construction of “The Eli Manning Children’s Clinics” at the children’s hospital.
Manning said in 2007, “I am humbled by the work they do and am honored to make this five-year commitment to help raise funds to build this state-of-the-art clinic that will serve Mississippi families for years to come.”
His father, Archie Manning, has also raised funds for Katrina relief efforts.
In 2009, Eli, Peyton, and Archie Manning co-authored a children’s book entitled Family Huddle, which describes in simple text and pictures how the three Manning brothers played football as young boys.
In 2010, Manning helped raise funds for awareness of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, in wake of the catastrophe.
Since 2008, Manning has been the host of Guiding Eyes for the Blind’s Golf Classic, the oldest and largest charity golf event in Westchester County, New York.
Guiding Eyes is a nonprofit guide dog school serving the blind and visually impaired from around the world, as well as children on the autism spectrum.
He is a former member of the President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports.