Abby McGrew was born on 1 January 1984, in Nashville, Tennessee USA, and is best known for being the wife of professional American Football quarterback Eli Manning who currently plays for the New York Giants in the National Football League (NFL). They’ve known each other since they were in college, and she has been a big support in his career.
Wealth as the Wife of an NFL Superstar
How rich is Abby McGrew? As of early-2018, sources inform us of a net worth that is at $3 million, earned through success in her various endeavors, and in sharing her husband’s success. She’s known to have supported her husband throughout his career, and the couple have also done charity work together. As she continues her efforts, it is expected that her wealth will also continue to increase.
A Path to Marriage
Abby attended Brentwood Academy, and after matriculating, she then went to the University of Mississippi to study for a degree in fashion. During this time, she met then college football player Eli Manning, who was in his junior year. She was a freshman at the time, and they started a relationship and would date for the next six years.
During college, Manning’s popularity grew as the quarterback of the university team, the Ole Miss Rebels, but despite the coverage of the media upon Eli’s career, their relationship was kept mostly private. They grew closer and eventually married in 2008. He proposed to her during the Mardi Gras and her engagement ring was said to be a specially crafted ring with an emerald-cut center stone ring flanked by two emerald cut diamonds. They married in an intimate beach ceremony at the One & Only Palmilla resort on the Sea of Cortez, Mexico The couple would go on to have three children. The family now resides in New Jersey.
Supporting Her Husband
Over the years, McGrew has gained attention due to her association with Eli Manning, and she’s been seen watching him in games. They also do a lot of charity work together, and Abby is well known to be involved with the New York St. Vincent’s Hospital, the couple donating money to help in creating a new holistic birthing center. They were also able to raise around $3 million to establish a clinic at the Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children. Further, the two have contributed to their alma mater, the University of Mississippi, helping students with scholarship programs.
Family and a Career in Fashion
When not supporting her husband, Abby also has her own career, having worked for designer Pamela Roland as an account executive, focused on wedding dresses and evening wear. According to an interview, she enjoys it when her children are communicating, and the family shows a lot of close ties. They have three daughters, with Eli Manning stating that it’s normal in his family for women to outnumber the men.
Who is Abby McGrew’s Husband? Eli Manning
Eli Manning is the quarterback for the NFL team the New York Giants. The younger son of former NFL quarterback Archie Manning – former NFL quarterback Peyton Manning is his brother – he was the first overall pick during the 2004 NFL Draft. Over his career, he’s broken numerous Giants records, and helped the team win two Super Bowls, XLII and XLVI. He is one of five players to have multiple Super Bowl MVP awards, and has the record for second-longest consecutive starts streak by a quarterback in NFL history at 210. Many compare him to his older brother, who has consistent statistics, but on the other hand, Eli is known for exceptional performances during the postseason and during clutch situations.
Is Abby McGrew on Social Media?
Similar to many wives of celebrity sports and entertainment personalities, Abby likes to keep a low profile by staying away from the major social media websites Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. This way she keeps her private and family affairs away from the media eye, which often brings unwanted scrutiny. The same is true for her husband, and while many sports personalities have social media accounts, Eli seems to be very focused on his career instead.
There are pictures and videos of them together circulating around the internet, especially on YouTube, mostly posted by fans or media outlets. Even during interviews, Manning usually doesn’t say too much about his family but when he does, he mentions that they enjoy each other’s company and have a lot of fun together. The family has been covered in articles by popular publications such as the “New York Post”, “People”, and “Heavy”.