Johnathan Paul Manziel, also known as Johnny Manziel, is a famous American football player.
Johnny Manziel Personal Details
Stage Name: Johnny Manziel
Full Name: Jonathan Paul Manziel
Birthday: December 6, 1992
Place of Origin: Tyler, Texas
Height: 6 ft.
Sexual Orientation: Straight male
Spouse: None, ex-wife Bre Tiesi (m. 2017; Sep. 2018)
Profession: Gridiron football quarterback player
Total Net Worth: $6 million
Johnny Manziel’s Personal Life
Johnathan Paul Manziel, known as Johnny Manziel, was born on December 6, 1992, in Tyler, Texas, to parents Paul Manziel and Michelle Liberato Manziel. He also has a younger sister, Meri Manziel. He is of Italian heritage on his mother’s side. Johnny’s great-great-grandfather on his father’s side immigrated to the United States from Lebanon and then settled in Louisiana.
Growing up, Johnny played several sports such as basketball, baseball, golf, and football. In high school, he attended Tivy High School in Kerrville, Texas, where he played football and baseball. In his football career, he was compared to quarterbacks like Michael Vick, Drew Brees, and Brett Favre to which his parents, coaches, and sportswriters stated that he achieved folk hero status.
As for his love life, Johnny has dated several women such as Sarah Savage, Lauren Hanley, Colleen Crowleyin, and Bre Tiesi. Johnny dated Brei Tiesi in 2016. Brei Tiesi is a glamour model and they got engaged on March 10, 2017. The couple got married in 2018 and then separated in 2019.
Johnny Manziel’s career
He received a full academic scholarship and played for Texas A&M where he earned the spot of starting quarterback. He has broken records set by other players and has made history.
Johnny left college football and entered the NFL Draft in 2014. His attitude has caused hesitation among companies. So they passed over Johnny, but he texted the coach of quarterback of Cleveland Browns thus convincing the head coach to draft him. He was then drafted as the 22nd overall pick.
In Cleveland Brown, Johnny only stayed for two seasons, and it is mainly because of the difficulties with his behavior.
Johnny Manziel’s controversies
Johnny has caught himself in a troubling situation due to his behavior throughout his college years which caught the attention of the media. He was kicked out of a fraternity party at the University of Texas, he was allegedly accepting payment for autographs.
But he later denied these allegations, he was pulled over by police for fighting with his then-girlfriend in the car, and he was charged with misdemeanor assault charges after Dallas Police Department investigated him over domestic violence. Johnny’s antics off the field have led Cleveland Browns to cut ties with him. Nike pulled their sponsorship. And also, two different agents terminated him as a client.
Johnny Manziel’s Honors and accomplishments
Johnny Manziel has received numerous honors and accomplishments. In college, he has received full-season awards.
2012 Full-season awards
- Heisman Trophy winner (first freshman to win)
- Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award winner (first freshman to win)
- Manning Award winner (first freshman to win)
- First-team All-American by Associated Press, Football Winters Association of America, Walter Camp Football Foundation, Sporting News, ESPN, CBS Sports, Scout.com, Sports Illustrated.
- Sporting News College Football Player of the Year
- SEC Offensive Player of the Year
- SEC Freshman of the Year
- All-SEC First-Team Quarterback
2013 Full-season awards
- Cotton Bowl Classic-Offensive MVP
- ESPN.com All-Bowl Team
- SEC Male Athlete of the Year
- Chick-fil-A Bowl- Offensive MVP
Johnny has received Weekly awards
- 2x, Walter Camp National Offensive Player of the Week
- 3x, AT&T All-America Player of the Week
- 4x, SEC Offensive Player of the Week
- 9x, SEC Freshman of the Week
Johnny has received NCAA records and notes
- Season 1,410, FBS freshman record: rushing yards by a quarterback
- Season 5, 116, FBS Freshman record: total offense
- 10th-most single-season total offensive yards in NCAA FBS history
- Most games with 300 or more passing yards and 100 plus rushing yards, career, 4x
- FBS record: Rushing yards by a quarterback in a bowl game for 229 yards
- Only the fourth player to have 20 passing TDs and 20 rushing TDS
- In his 19th career game, Eclipsed the 7,000- yard barrier in total offense, the fastest in NCAA FBS history by a four-year player
- FBS history, the second freshman to rush for 1,000 yards and pass for 2,000 yards
- First freshman to win the Heisman trophy
- First freshman to win the Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award
- First freshman to win the Manning Award
Johnny has set records and notes
- Most yards total offense in a game, 576
- Most yards total defense, season 5,116
- 2nd-most yards total offense, game average, 383.3
- Highest yards per play average, 50 plays, game 10.71
- First SEC quarterback to pass for 3,000 yards and rush for 1,000 yards in one season
- Second-most passing yards in an SEC single-season, 4,114
- 37 touchdowns, tied for third-most passing touchdowns in an SEC single-season
- In a single season, tied for second-most rushing touchdowns
- In a single season, tied for 8th most scoring
- In a single season, 8th most passing yards
Johnny also set records and notes in Texas A7M and has set records in Cleveland Browns.
Johnny Manziel’s Total Net Worth
Johnny Manziel is one of the most loved football players. He has garnered a lot of fans and a lot of haters as well. He has received commercial opportunities and sponsorships from big companies such as Nike, MusclePharm, Collection Auto Group, Panini America, and TopLine Game Labs. He has made controversies with his persona which made journalists love him.
Johnny entered the NFL with high expectations, yet his stardom was cut short due to conflicts. He has made attempts to continue his career in football yet he never got his former glory back. Johnny has achieved success and fame with his strenuous work ethic and his energetic personality. Furthermore, he still has an impressive net worth.
Johnny Manziel has an estimated net worth of $6 million.