Who is Ashley Thompson Manning?
Louisa Ashley Thompson Manning was born on 2 December 1974, in Memphis, Tennessee USA, so is currently aged 44. Although she is an entrepreneur and businesswoman, who owns a real estate development company and an NBA team, Ashley is probably best recognized for being the wife of retired star professional National Football League(NFL) quarterback player, Peyton Manning, She is also known for owning the PeyBack Foundation charity.
Would you like to know more about Ashley Thompson Manning’s professional career and family life? How rich is she, as of now? If you are interested, stay tuned and find out.
Alicia Shearer Net Worth and Assets
Her career as a businesswoman has been active for a while, and she is also involved in the entertainment industry through her marriage to a famous professional NFL player. So, if anyone of you ever wondered how rich Ashley Thompson Manning is, it has been estimated by authoritative sources that the total size of her net worth is over $1 million, accumulated through her successful career. Moreover, she also probably shares the net worth of her husband, Peyton Manning, which has been estimated to be over $200 million. They also share such assets as a 16,464-square-foot mansion valued at $4 million in Denver, Colorado, and various cars, including a Range Rover and a Bentley among several others.
Early Life and Education
Concerning her early life, Ashley spent her childhood in Memphis, where she was raised alongside her siblings by her father, Bill Thompson, who was a commercial real estate developer and investment banker, and her mother, Marsha Thompson, a homemaker. She has two sisters – Allison and Leigh, and brother Will.
While in high school, she was a part of the program “Service Over Self”, which provided help to those who did not have enough money to renovate their own homes. Thanks to her involvement in charity work, Ashley was inducted into the prestigious Ascensus Society. Upon matriculation, Ashley enrolled into the University of Virginia and majored in Finance and Marketing, graduating in 1997.
Speaking about her career, Ashley became involved in the business industry right after her graduation, following her father by pursuing a career as a real estate developer, beginning by building spec homes in Tennessee, eventually establishing her own real estate development company, adding a considerable amount to her net worth. She is currently planning to expand her business to other countries, and also working on such projects as the development of downtown residential properties in Indianapolis. Besides that, Ashley is also known as one of the owners of the National Basketball Association (NBA) team, the Memphis Grizzlies, alongside former Congressman Harold Ford, Jr., Penny Hardaway, and Justin Timberlake.
Popularity through Marriage and Children
When it comes to her involvement in the entertainment industry, Ashley Thompson Manning reached enormous popularity through her marriage to Peyton Manning. She met him in 1993 thanks to her parents’ next-door neighbor when both of them were attending college, and soon started dating. They eventually exchanged the wedding vows at a wedding ceremony held on 17 March 2001 in Memphis.
The couple welcomed twins – a son named Marshall Williams Manning and a daughter named Mosley Thompson Manning – in March of 2011.
As mentioned, Ashley has been involved in charity work since she was a teenager. She continued to collaborate with various charitable organizations after her marriage to Peyton Manning, with the couple establishing their own charity called the PeyBack Foundation in 1999. It provides not only help to children who were abused and neglected, but also leadership and growth opportunities. Besides that, they arrange various after-school programs, summer camps, etc. To speak further about her charity work, Ashley has also organized many programs known for increasing awareness of breast cancer.
Illegal Drugs Controversy
Ashley and Peyton Manning were in the limelight as they were accused of possessing and dealing with drugs. According to the report by Al Jazeera, her husband Peyton used to buy and sell illegal drugs under the name of Ashley. However, Ashley denied it by showing documents which explained that he is not guilty as the suggested drugs were prescribed to him. Nonetheless, the case has not been closed yet, since the final verdict is still pending.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
Speaking about her appearance and physical attributes, Ashley Thompson Manning is apparently a beautiful woman with long light brown colored hair and dark brown colored eyes. Her body shape can be described as a well-maintained. She stands at a height of 5ft 5ins (1.65m) and her weight is reputed to be around 128lbs (58kgs), while her vital statistics are unknown.
Social Media Presence
Although many people involved in the entertainment industry are active across many of the most popular social media sites, Ashley is not one of them. She tends to spend her spare time with her husband and children rather than spending it by posting contents on the social media scene.