Manny Pacquiao

Manny Pacquiao Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | June 1, 2024

Date of Birth

17 / December / 1978


46 Years


• Boxer • Politician • Actor • Singer • Basketball Player • Preacher

Emmanuel “Manny” Dapidran Pacquiao, born on December 17, 1978, is a multifaceted Filipino icon known by various nicknames such as “Manny,” “Pac Man,” “The Destroyer,” and “The Mexicutioner.” Renowned primarily as a world champion boxer, Pacquiao’s illustrious career in the ring has earned him global fame and numerous titles.

Manny Pacquiao Height, Age, Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Family, Biography, & More

Beyond boxing, he has also made his mark as a politician, actor, and singer, showcasing his versatility and wide-ranging talents. His contributions to sports and public service have solidified his status as a prominent and influential figure in both the Philippines and the world.

Early Life

Dapidran Pacquiao was born on December 17, 1978, in Kibawe, Bukidnon, Philippines. Raised in a humble household, Manny faced significant financial challenges from a young age. His father, Rosalio Pacquiao, and his mother, Dionesia Dapidran-Pacquiao, struggled to provide for their family. Manny’s early life was marked by hardship, compelling him to leave school and support his family by working various odd jobs. Despite these obstacles, his passion for boxing emerged early, and he moved to Manila to pursue his dreams, ultimately rising to become a world champion boxer.


His education information is not known.


Dapidran Pacquiao, born on December 17, 1978 (Sunday), in Kibawe, Bukidnon, Philippines, is a renowned Filipino figure celebrated for his achievements as a world champion boxer. As of 2024, he is 46 years old and is a Sagittarius.

Physical Stats

Manny Pacquiao stands 5′ 5½” (166 cm) tall, weighs 66 kg (146 lbs), and has dark brown eyes and black hair.

Wife and Children

Dapidran Pacquiao is married to Jinkee Jamora Pacquiao. They have three sons: Michael Pacquiao, a rapper; Emmanuel Pacquiao Jr., a boxer; and Israel Pacquiao, their youngest. They also have two daughters: Mary Divine Grace Pacquiao, a YouTuber; and Queen Elizabeth Pacquiao, an actor.


Manny Pacquiao’s parents are Rosalio Pacquiao and Dionesia Dapidran-Pacquiao, an actress. He has three brothers: Bobby Pacquiao, a former professional boxer and member of the House of Representatives of the Philippines; Domingo Silvestre; and Rogelio Pacquiao. He also has two sisters: Liza Silvestre-Onding and Isidra Pacquiao-Paglinawan.

Manny Pacquiao with his wife Jinkee Jamora Pacquiao

Manny Pacquiao with his wife Jinkee Jamora Pacquiao

Manny Pacquiao with his Children

Manny Pacquiao with his Children


Manny Pacquiao’s career is defined by his remarkable achievements in boxing, politics, acting, and philanthropy. Rising from humble beginnings, Pacquiao quickly gained recognition as a formidable boxer, winning multiple world titles across different weight classes and becoming one of the sport’s most celebrated figures.

Beyond boxing, he ventured into Philippine politics, serving as a senator and advocating for various social causes. Pacquiao’s influence extends to the entertainment industry, where he has appeared in films and pursued a music career. His dedication to public service and charitable endeavors has earned him widespread admiration, solidifying his legacy as not just a sports icon but also a champion for his country and people.


  • Pac-Man Punch (2007), MCA
  • Lalaban Ako para sa Pilipino (EP) (2015), GMA
  • Laban Nating Lahat Ito (2006), Star

Film List

Year Role Title
2005 Ambrocio “Bruce” Lerio Lisensyadong Kamao
2000 Dong Di Ko Kayang Tanggapin
2008 Abel Pangarap Kong Jackpot
Cousin Manny Brown Soup Thing
Kumander Idel Anak ng Kumander
2009 Magno Meneses/Wapakman Wapakman
2015 Himself Manny
2022 Almighty Zeus
TBA Col. Macario Peralta Jr. Freedom Fighters
TBA Gen. Miguel Malvar Malvar


Year Role Title
2005 Host Kamao: Matira Ang Matibay
2007–2010   Pinoy Records
2009 Emmanuel Totoy Bato
2009–2011 Manuel “Manny” Santos Show Me Da Manny
2014–2015   MP Featuring Sport Science
2017–2019   Stories for the Soul
2019 Performer ASAP Natin To’
Guest Tunay na Buhay

Awards, Honours, Achievements

  • Presidential Medal of Merit in 2003
  • Congressional Medal of Achievement/Distinction/Honor in 2003 and 2010
  • Order of Lakandula with the rank of ‘Champion for Life’ (Kampeon Habambuhay) in 2006
  • Philippine Legion of Honor with the rank of ‘Officer’ (Pinuno) in 2008
  • League of Municipalities of the Philippines – Cebu ‘Cebuano Heritage Award for Manny Pacquiao’ in 2018
  • Stamp sheet issued by the Philippine Postal Corporation in April 2015

Net Worth

Manny Pacquiao has an estimated net worth of approximately $200 million.

Favourites Things

Ring Entrance Song ‘Eye of the Tiger’ by Survivor
Food Butterfinger Peanut Butter Cups
Boxer(s) Joe Frazier, Sugar Ray Leonard, Mike Tyson, Oscar De La Hoya, George Foreman
Actor(s) Mark Wahlberg, Keanu Reeves
Accessories Camera (Canon Flagship)

Some Lesser Known Facts About Manny Pacquiao

  • Several films have been made on Pacquiao’s life such as Pacquiao: The Movie (2006) in which Jericho Rosales portrayed him and Kid Kulafu in 2015, featuring Robert Villar as Pacquiao.
  • Manny is a philanthropist. He donates one million pesos to a hospital in GenSan every time he has got fight.
  • Manny had a pet dog of the ‘Jack Russel Terrier’ breed who shares the same nickname ‘Pacman’ and also accompanied Pacquiao while running and gymming. The dog died in 2020 after turning 14 years old.
  • It has been reported that he does not have a very good relationship with his father as his father left him during childhood; however, he and his father have denied such claims.
  • His animated character has been featured in some boxing video games such as Fight Night Round 2, Fight Night Round 3 and Fight Night Round 4.
  • Hence, Pacquiao finished his boxing career without any Olympic medal or any appearance or fight in the Olympics.
  • He revealed that he has been in talks with the popular Muay Thai fighter Buakaw Banchamek for a boxing match to be held in 2024.
  • He revealed in an interview that he once abstained from sex for 21 days before a fight.
  • He often uploads photos of his private jet and a helicopter on social media which shows his lavish lifestyle.
  • He is a Christian preacher as well and often conducts morning prayers in the church.
  • A documentary titled ‘Manny’ narrated by Liam Neeson was based on the boxing and political life of Manny Pacquiao. He has also been name-dropped (mentioned his name) in several hip-hop and rap songs such as Pitbull‘s ‘Get It Started’ and Rick Ross’s ‘High Definition.’

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Body Measurements Not Known
Birth Place Kibawe, Bukidnon, Philippines
Children Son(s): Michael Pacquiao, Emmanuel Pacquiao Jr., Israel Pacquiao, Daughter(s): Mary Divine Grace Pacquiao, Queen Elizabeth Pacquiao
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Height In CM 166 CM
Height In Meter 1.66 M
Nationality Filipino
Parents Father: Rosalio Pacquiao, Mother: Dionesia Dapidran-Pacquiao
Profession • Boxer • Politician • Actor • Singer • Basketball Player • Preacher
Siblings Brother(s): Bobby Pacquiao, Domingo Silvestre, Rogelio Pacquiao, Sister(s): Liza Silvestre-Onding, Isidra Pacquiao-Paglinawan
Spous Jinkee Jamora Pacquaio
Weight 66 Kg
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius


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