Emmanuel Dapidran Pacquiao( Manny Pacquiao) was born on December 17, 1978. He is a Filipino professional boxer and politician. Nicknamed “Pacman”, he is considered one of the best professional boxers of all time. He is currently a senator from the Philippines and president of the ruling PDP-Laban party.
In history of boxing Manny pacquiao is the only man eight division world champion,and has won twelve world major title. He was the first boxer to win the linear championship in five different weight classes, the first boxer to win top four world titles in four of the eight “glamor categories”: flyweight, featherweight, lightweight and welterweight, and he was the only boxer. World Championships over four decades (1990, 2000, 2010, and 2020)
According to the statistic of 2015, Manny Pacquiao’s fights had earned 1.2 billion USD profit from his 25 PPV matches. He was the second-highest-paid athlete in the world in the year 2015.
In July 2019, Pacquiao became the oldest welterweight world champion in history at the age of 40 and became the first boxer in history to be recognized four-time welterweight champion after defeating Keith Thurman to win the WBA (Super) Welterweight title.
Pacquiao’s Career and Passions
Outside of boxing and politics, Pacquiao also served as an army reserve as a colonel in the Philippine Army and had a short Spanish basketball career as a player and head coach. And starred in a TV series, including an entry for the annual high-earning Metro Manila Film Festival, and has hosted many television shows and documentaries. Releasing multiple albums and songs he also entered a music career. He is a Christian evangelist and a well-known social worker, Entrepreneur, Socialite and has a network of his YouTube channel with millions of subscribers showing his family.
Manny Pacquiao Life and Career
Pacquiao was born in Kibawe, Bukidon, and grew up in General Santos, Philippines. He is the son of Rosalio Pacquiao and Dionysia Dapidran-Pacquiao. About his father. His parents separated after he was in 6th grade.Albarto Bobby pacquiao, a professional boxer and a politician is his brother. Manny pacquiao is the fourth of six siblings.
At the age of 14, Pacquiao moved to Manila and became homeless on the streets, working as a construction worker and had to leave Sarangani to endure hunger or send money to his mother. He started boxing and formed the Philippine National Fancy Boxing Team. Pacquiais rooms and board were paid by the government. He has an amazing record of 60 wins and 4 losses.
Due to poverty, Pacquiao could not complete his high school education as he just completed his primary education at Savitar Sawe Primary School in General Santos City. At the age of 12, Pacquiao was introduced to boxing by his uncle, Sardo Mejia. According to his autobiography, Pacquiao described that he watch Mike Tyson’s Vs James “Buster” Douglas match in 1990 with his uncle Sardo as an experience that “changed my life forever. His first interest in the war was inspired by martial artist Bruce Lee and boxer Muhammad Ali.
In 1990, Mejia gave her niece a temporary home gym training.Getting 6 Months After training, Pacquiao began boxing in a park in General Santos and used to traveled to other cities to fight high-level opponents. He was considered one of the best junior boxers in the Southern Philippines at the age of 15. Then he moved to Manila. He made his professional boxing debut as a junior flyweight, In January 1995, at the age of 16.
In 2007, Pacquiao passed a high school equivalency exam, and the Department of Education awarded him a high school diploma. In 2021, she revealed that she has already completed a college degree at the Christian University of the Philippines and is currently pursuing a postgraduate degree in Karen DeVille’s blog.
Pacmans Personal Life
Pacquiao married Ginki Zamora on May 10, 1999. They have five children together, Emmanuel Jr. (Jimuel), Michael Stephen, Mary Devine Grace (Princess), Queen Elizabeth (Queen) and Israel. His first son, Jimuel, is an amateur boxer, and his second son, Michael Rapper. His daughter Quinny was born in the United States. He lives in his hometown of General Santos City in the southern Cotabato region of the Philippines, yet as a congressman in the lonely district of Sarangani, he is officially living in his wife’s hometown of Sarangani or town.
Manny Pacquiao’s Educational Qualifications
On December 11, 2019, Pacquiao graduated with a bachelor’s degree in political science from Makati University; Achieving progress in local government administration through the Philippine Councilor League-Legislative Academy’s (PCCL) Extended Third Education Equality and Recognition Program (ETEEAP) that allows eligible Filipinos to pursue collegiate level education through non-formal education.
Raised in the Catholic faith, Pacquiao is now a practicing evangelical Protestant. Pacquiao also said that he once had a dream where he saw a pair of angels and heard the voice of God. This dream convinced him to become a believer.
In April 2021, Pacquiao also spoke of the ongoing racially motivated attacks on Asian-Americans in the United States and challenged those involved in their racist attacks to fight for their victims. He added that “[we] have a color in our blood! (Sic). Stop discrimination! “Peace and love to all” concludes his speech with capital.
Manny Pacquiao’s upcoming Match “ Manny Pacquiao Vs Errol Spence“