The untold truth about Peyton Manning’s wife Ashley Thompson

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Joint Peyton Manning
Do Played a pageant runner-up in “Touched By An Angel”, then became a true runner-up in the Miss Mississippi Pageant – a preliminary to Miss America.

Who is Ashley Thompson?

Ashley was born in Memphis, Tennessee, USA in 1974 (some sources claim 1975) – she hasn’t shared her exact date of birth, but her zodiac sign is said to be Taurus and she holds US citizenship. She is a real estate developer and entrepreneur, but who is probably best known as the wife of Peyton Williams Manning, a famous retired American football player, who spent 18 seasons competing in the National Football League (NFL).

Early life and education

Ashley was raised in Memphis by her parents, of whom little is known, as she respects their privacy; it is believed that her father Bill was a real estate investment banker and her mother Marsha was a housewife.

Ashley hasn’t talked about having siblings, but it’s said she’s not an only child.

Her parents urged her to focus on her studies as she grew up, and she was among the top five students in her class while attending a local high school. Ashley was also very sporty during those four years, when she played both football and volleyball for her school teams, when she could also have been seen appearing in a few plays.

After graduating in 1992, Ashley enrolled at the University of Virginia at Charlottesville, from which she received a Bachelor of Arts in Finance and Marketing in 1996; she became a philanthropist during these years and contributed to the charities Youth for Christ and Service Over Self.

Ashley’s career

Ashley started working in real estate after graduating, following in her father’s footsteps, and she eventually started her own real estate company.

She hasn’t shared many other details regarding her career, but it’s known that she’s been running her business for around two decades now.

Loving life and marriage with Peyton Manning

Ashley met Peyton in 1994 when the two families lived next door. They began dating only a month later and remained together for the next seven years, when they were married on St. Patrick’s Day (March 17) 2001, in a grand ceremony attended by many many friends and family members.

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On March 31, 2011, Peyton gave birth to their twins Marshall Williams and Mosley Thompson, and the family of four now lives in Denver, Colorado; Ashley and Peyton are devout Christians.

Neither have spoken of other people they may have been with, so as of April 2022, Ashley is married to Peyton Manning, and they have two children together.

Hobbies and other interests

Ashley loves to travel and has traveled the United States mostly to support her husband while he was playing football, but also for fun. the two vacationed in various European and Asian countries, and Ashley’s dream destination now seems to be Rome, Italy.

She loves animals, dogs and monkeys being her favorites, and she and Peyton have two pet dogs.

Ashley is physically quite active and has a few gym workouts every week, hence her slim figure; she also follows a strict diet and likes to prepare healthy food for herself and her husband.

She enjoys watching movies in her spare time – her favorite actors and actresses are Channing Tatum and Meryl Streep, while a few of her favorite films include ‘Dear John’, ‘The Devil Wears Prada’ and ‘Kramer vs. Kramer”.

Age, height and net worth

Ashley’s age is 47 or 48. She has long brown hair and brown eyes, her height is 5 feet 6 inches (1.65 m) and she weighs around 120 pounds (55 kg).

As of April 2022, her net worth is estimated to be over $5 million, while her husband Peyton’s net worth amounts to more than 250 million dollars.

Who is her husband Peyton?

Peyton Williams Manning was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States on March 24, 1976. His zodiac sign is Aries and he holds American citizenship. He is considered one of the greatest quarterbacks in football history, best known for the 14 seasons he played for the Indianapolis Colts of the NFL; Peyton spent his other four seasons with the Denver Broncos.

He was raised in New Orleans alongside his older brother Cooper Archibald Manning and younger brother Eli Manning, who is also a former football quarterback, by their father Archie Manning who played in the NFL as a as a quarterback for 13 seasons, and their mother Olivia (née Williams) who was a housewife. Peyton’s passion for football was initiated by his father and while attending Isidore Newman School, where he played for their Greenies football team for three years, winning 34 of their 39 games; for this reason, he was named the Gatorade Circle of Champions National Player of the Year.

Upon enrolling in 1994, about 60 colleges offered Peyton a football scholarship – he chose to attend the University of Tennessee and play for their football team, the Volunteers. He earned a bachelor’s degree in verbal communication in 1996, but still chose to stay in college for his senior year, rather than making himself eligible for the NFL Draft.

In 1998, he was selected by the Indianapolis Colts in the NFL Draft as their first overall pick, and went on to set five rookie records in his first NFL season; the following season saw him named to the Pro Bowl, which his team lost 51-31. Peyton was the highest rated during his 2003 season, when he received the NFL’s Most Valuable Player ESPY Award, while he was also named to the Pro Bowl and All-Pro.

In 2006, the Colts reached Super Bowl XLI and defeated the Chicago Bears 29–17, with Peyton being named Super Bowl Most Valuable Player (MVP); they also reached Super Bowl XLIV in 2009, but lost 31-17 to the New Orleans Saints.

He signed with the Denver Broncos in 2012, and they reached Super Bowl XLVIII the following year, but lost to the Seattle Seahawks 43-8. The Broncos next faced the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50 on February 7, 2016 and defeated them 24-10.

A month later, on March 7, 2016, Peyton announced her retirement.

General informations

Full name Ashley Thompson
Occupation Business man
Nationality American


Joint Peyton Manning
Children Marshall Williams Manning, Mosley Thompson Manning
Parents Marsha Thompson, Bill Thompson
Siblings Allison Thompson Luter, Leigh Sanders Thompson, William Van Thompson III

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1 Played a pageant runner-up in “Touched By An Angel”, then became a true runner-up in the Miss Mississippi Pageant – a preliminary to Miss America.


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