Manny Pacquiao is a Filipino professional boxer and politician, born December 17, 1978, in Bukidnon, Mindanao, Philippines, to Rosalio and Dionesia Dapidran-Pacquiao. Pacquiao is the first and the only eight-division boxing champion in the world, and is considered one of the world’s greatest boxers. He has won ten world titles in total and is also the first boxer who won lineal championships in four separate categories. He received the BWAA Fighter of the Year award in 2006, 2008 and 2009. In addition to boxing, he is also an actor, singer, a tv host, movie producer, businessman, a political candidate, and a founder of his own political party People’s Champ Movement, currently serving as a Senator of the Philippines. He married Maria Geraldine “Jinkee” Jamora in 2000, and they have five children: Mary Divine Grace, Emmanuel, Israel, Queen Elizabeth, and Michael.
Manny Pacquiao Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 17 December 1978
Birth Place: Bukidnon, Mindanao, Philippines
Birth Name: Emmanuel Dapidran Pacquiao
Nicknames: Pac Man, The Destroyer, The Mexicutioner, The Nation’s Fist, The Filipino Slugger, The Fighting Congressman, National Godfather, Fighting Pride of the Philippines
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Occupation: Athlete, Politician
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Manny Pacquiao Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 146 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 66 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 5½”
Height in Meters: 1.66 m
Body Build: Athletic
Body Measurements (Sizes):
Chest: 41 in (104 cm)
Biceps: 15 in (38 cm)
Waist: 32 in (81 cm)
Shoe Size: 9 (US)
Manny Pacquiao Family Details:
Father: Rosalio Pacquiao
Mother: Dionesia Dapidran-Pacquiao
Spouse: Jinkee Pacquiao (m. 2000)
Children: Mary Divine Grace Pacquiao (Daughter), Emmanuel Pacquiao Jr (Son), Israel Paquiao (Son), Queen Elizabeth Pacquiao (Daughter), Michael Pacquiao (Son)
Siblings: Bobby Pacquiao (Brother), Domingo Silvestre (Brother), Liza Silvestre-Onding (Sister), Isidra Pacquiao-Paglinawan (Sister), Rogelio Pacquiao (Brother)
Manny Pacquiao Education:
*He studied at Saavedra Saway Elementary School in General Santos City.
Political party: PDP-Laban (2012–2014, 2016–present); People’s Champ Movement (2010–present)
Manny Pacquiao Favorite Things:
Favorite Accessories: Camera (Canon Flagship)
Favorite Dessert: Butterfinger Peanut Butter Cups
Favorite Carsv Ferrari, Escalade, Hummer
Favorite Boxers: Sugar Ray Leonard, Mike Tyson, Joe Frazier, and Oscar De La Hoya
Favorite Sports: Boxing, Soccer, Basketball, American Football, Baseball
Manny Pacquiao Facts:
*He is the first and the only eight-division boxing champion in the world.
*His parents got divorced when he was in the sixth grade of school.
*He dropped out of high school because he was extremely poor and left home at the age of 14.
*He has been the first in Philippines to appear on a postage stamp as an athlete.
*He has founded the ‘Manny Pacquiao Foundation’ to help the people of Philippines and other parts of the world who face problems like poverty and sickness.
*He has also won the Best Fighter ESPY Award in 2009 and 2011.
*He was named Fighter of the Decade for 2000-2010 by Boxing Writers Association of America.
*He announced his retirement after winning his match against Tim Bradley.
*Follow Pacquiao on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.