Abby Mcgrew Biography
Abby Mcgrew is an American philanthropist. She is well known as a wife of an American football quarterback Eli Manning. Her husband Eli is the eighth all-time leader in passing yards, and seventh in passing touchdowns.
Abby Mcgrew Early Life & Education
Abby Mcgrew was born on 1, January 1984, in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. Her father Tom McGrew has written a book named Fairy Magic. She has two sisters named Lacey McGrew and Molly McGrew. She went to attend the University of Mississippi.
Abby Mcgrew Career
Abby Mcgrew was a part of Kappa Delta’s Alpha Mu chapter. She then moved to New York ironically where Eli was playing to “study fashion” as an account manager for Pamela Roland, a designer of evening wear and wedding dresses.
Abby is very charitable, and she is associated with New York’s St. Vincent’s Hospital, where her time and donations have supported creating a new holistic birthing center. She also provided to scholarship programs at their alma mater, University of Mississippi.
Abby Mcgrew Came to Attention
Mcgrew came to limelight when she got engaged to Eli Manning. The couple first met at the University of Mississippi in 2002, when she was a freshman and Eli was a junior, and from there the couple began to date each other.
During a trip home to New Orleans for Mardi Gras in 2007, he designed an engagement ring at Adler’s for her. A few weeks later, they decided to take a trip to see her family in Nashville.
Abby assumed he might propose to her then, but Eli just couldn’t wait that long. They were spending together, Eli turned toward Abby and went down on his knee. Abby was brought aback at first but breathlessly said “Yes!” He showed her with a gorgeous Adler’s emerald-cut center stone ring, sided by two emerald-cut diamonds on either side.
In 2008, her father, Tom McGrew, affirmed the couple’s wedding, saying the New York Post from his Tennessee home, “It’s toward the end of April. It’s private.”
Abby Mcgrew Married Life
Abby married to Eli on April 19, 2008, in a small ceremony at One & Only Palmilla in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. At the same year, the Super Bowl quarterback clenched his first win against the New England Patriots in a Super Bowl. The bride, displaying a bouquet of white roses, made her entry through a wrought-iron gate and walked down the way to an altar wrapped in pink wildflowers.
McGrew looked great in a strapless white gown with gold embroidering and a large bow and short train in the back. As a loving spouse, the couple has three daughters named Ava Frances Manning ( 2011), Caroline Olivia Manning ( 2013) Lucy Thomas Manning( 2015).
When we have the whole family together, maybe bath time when I have both kids in the bathtub, and they start splashing each other and making each other laugh. That usually gives me my biggest smile — when I see both my girls communicating with each other.”
Abby Mcgrew Net Worth
Abby along with her husband Eli involved in charity programs and they raised approximately $3 million to establish a clinic at Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children. She is also part of New York’s St. Vincent’s Hospital charity organization. Abby kept herself busy and remained focused on her career.
Abby Mcgrew also used to work for designer Pamela Roland as an account executive for evening wear and wedding dresses. On the other hand, her husband is a two-time Super Bowl champion, three-time Pro-Bowl selection, and two-time Super Bowl MVP. His estimated net worth has $100 million.
Abby Mcgrew surely enjoying her luxurious life with her family.