The Filipino professional boxer, politician, actor and retired singer, Manny Pacquiao was born on December 17, 1978. After being raised in a quite poor family, Manny started boxing at the age of just 14 in order to fulfill his financial needs and started his professional boxing career when he was just 16 years old. Showing very impressive performances right from the beginning of his career, he soon started winning titles in different divisions by defeating many stronger and more experienced opponents. During his highly successful professional boxing career, Manny Pacquiao has been in total 65 fights out of which he has won 57 and lost only 6 while 2 resulted as a draw. Known for his speed and power, Manny has won several titles throughout his career and is now widely considered as one of the greatest boxers of all time.
In addition to boxing, Pacquiao is also a politician and has been elected to the Philippines House of Representatives twice. Along with this, Manny also has keen interest in basketball, has released several songs and keeps making appearances in various films and TV shows on regular basis. When it comes to the personal life of the boxer, Manny Pacquiao has been married to Jinkee Pacquiao since 2000 and the couple now has five children together.
Manny Pacquiao Personal Details:
- Complete Name: Emmanuel Dapidran Pacquiao
- Nicknames: Pac-Man, The Destroyer, Fighting Pride of the Philippines, Manny Pacquiao
- Date of Birth: December 17, 1978
- Occupation: Professional Boxer, Politician
- Birthplace: Kibawe, Bukidnon, Philippines
- Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
- Eye Color: Dark brown
- Hair Color: Black
Manny Pacquiao Family Details:
- Father: Rosalio Pacquiao
- Mother: Dionesia Dapidran-Pacquiao
- Siblings: Bobby Pacquiao, Isidra Pacquiao-Paglinawan, Liza Silvestre-Onding, Domingo Silvestre, Rogelio Pacquiao
- Spouse: Jinkee Pacquiao
- Children: Princess Pacquiao, Israel Paquiao, Queen Elizabeth Pacquiao, Emmanuel Pacquiao Jr, Michael Pacquiao
Manny Pacquiao Career Highlights:
- Total Fights: 64
- Wins: 57
- Losses: 5
- Draws: 2
Manny Pacquiao Body Measurements:
- Height: 5′ 7″ (1.69 m)
- Weight: 144 lbs (65 kg)
- Shoe Size: N/A
- Reach: 67″
Manny Pacquiao Interesting Facts:
- Manny Pacquiao spent his whole childhood in a lot of poverty.
- He was elected to the Philippine House of Representatives for the first time in 2010.
- Manny first loss in professional boxing career came in 1996 when he was knocked out by Rustico Torrecampo.
- His first tattoo was a figure of a boxing glove inked on his chest by Manny himself. Even though he describes the tattoo design as ugly but still hasn’t removed it.