Johnny Manziel Biography: Net Worth, Wife, Age, Family, Children, Height, Girlfriend, Wikipedia, Siblings

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Johnny Manziel is a former American football quarterback who rose to fame as a college star and a Heisman Trophy winner.

He played in the NFL, CFL, AAF, and FCF, but his career was marred by inconsistency and off-field troubles.

He is known as “Johnny Football” and has a Netflix documentary about his life and career.


  • Full name: Jonathan Paul Manziel
  • Date of birth: December 6, 1992
  • Age: 32 years old
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of birth: Tyler, Texas, U.S.
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Former professional football player
  • Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
  • Parents: Paul and Michelle Manziel
  • Siblings: Meri Manziel (sister)
  • Spouse: Bre Tiesi (m. 2018; Sep. 2019)
  • Children: N/A
  • Relationship status: Single
  • Net worth: $2 million

Early Life and Education

Johnny Manziel, currently 32, was born on December 6, 1992, in Tyler, Texas, to Paul and Michelle Manziel.

He is of Italian and Lebanese descent. He grew up in Kerrville, Texas, where he attended Tivy High School. He was a standout athlete in football, basketball, baseball, and golf.

He played as a dual-threat quarterback and broke several national high school records. He was also named the National High School Player of the Year by Parade and Gatorade in 2010.

He enrolled at Texas A&M University in 2011 and redshirted his first year. He became the starting quarterback for the Aggies in 2012 and had a sensational season. He threw for 3,706 yards and 26 touchdowns and ran for 1,410 yards and 21 touchdowns.

He became the first freshman to win the Heisman Trophy, the Manning Award, and the Davey O’Brien Award. He also set several NCAA and SEC records.

He continued his stellar performance in 2013, throwing for 4,114 yards and 37 touchdowns and rushing for 759 yards and nine touchdowns. He decided to forgo his final two years of college eligibility and enter the 2014 NFL draft.

Personal Life

Johnny Manziel has had a turbulent personal life, marked by substance abuse, legal issues, and mental health problems.

He dated model and actress Bre Tiesi and married her in 2018 in a private ceremony. However, the couple separated in 2019 and filed for divorce in 2020. Manziel does not have any children.

He has admitted to struggling with alcohol and drug addiction and entered a rehab facility in 2015. He was also accused of domestic violence by his ex-girlfriend Colleen Crowley in 2016, but the charges were dismissed after he agreed to undergo counselling and treatment.

He was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 2018 and said he was taking medication and therapy to manage his condition.

He is a fan of rap music and has befriended several rappers, such as Drake, Future, and Rick Ross. He also enjoys playing golf and video games.


Johnny Manziel’s professional football career was short-lived and disappointing compared to his college success.

He was drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the first round of the 2014 NFL draft, with the 22nd overall pick.

He was expected to be the franchise quarterback for the struggling team, but he failed to live up to the expectations.

He played in 15 games over two seasons, starting in eight. He completed 147 of 258 passes for 1,675 yards, seven touchdowns, and seven interceptions.

He also ran for 259 yards and one touchdown. Poor performance, injuries, and off-field controversies plagued him. The Browns released him after the 2015 season.

He attempted to revive his career in the Canadian Football League (CFL) in 2018. He signed with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats but did not see any action.

He was traded to the Montreal Alouettes, where he played in eight games. He completed 106 of 165 passes for 1,290 yards, five touchdowns, and seven interceptions.

He also ran for 215 yards. He was banned from the CFL in 2019 for violating the terms of his contract.

He then joined the Memphis Express of the Alliance of American Football (AAF) in 2019, a new league that aimed to be a developmental platform for the NFL.

He played in two games, completing 3 of 5 passes for 48 yards and running for 20 yards. He suffered a head injury in his second game and was on the injured reserve list. The league folded shortly after.

He last played for the FCF Zappers of the Fan Controlled Football (FCF) in 2021 and 2022, a new league that allowed fans to vote on the plays and rosters.

He played in seven games, completing 40 of 67 passes for 435 yards, eight touchdowns, and two interceptions.

He also ran for 184 yards and three touchdowns. He announced his retirement from football in 2022, saying he wanted to focus on his health and happiness.


Johnny Manziel has won several awards and honours throughout his football career, such as:

  • Heisman Trophy (2012)
  • Manning Award (2012)
  • Davey O’Brien Award (2012)
  • Associated Press Player of the Year (2012)
  • Sporting News Player of the Year (2012)
  • SEC Offensive Player of the Year (2012, 2013)
  • First-team All-SEC (2012, 2013)
  • First-team All-American (2012, 2013)
  • Chick-fil-A Bowl MVP (2013)

Net Worth

Johnny Manziel’s net worth is estimated to be around $2 million.

He earned most of his money from football contracts, endorsements, and appearances.


Johnny Manziel has been involved in several controversies throughout his football career and personal life, such as:

  • He was arrested for disorderly conduct and providing false identification in 2012 after being involved in a fight outside a bar. He pleaded guilty and paid a fine.
  • The NCAA suspended him for the first half of the 2013 season opener after being investigated for allegedly accepting money for signing autographs. He denied the allegations, and no evidence was found.
  • He made an obscene gesture towards the Washington Redskins’ bench during a preseason game in 2014 after being taunted by the opposing players. The NFL fined him $12,000 for his conduct.
  • He was involved in a roadside altercation with his then-girlfriend Colleen Crowley in 2015 after she accused him of hitting her and threatening to kill her. He denied the allegations, and no charges were filed.
  • He entered a rehab facility in 2015 after admitting to having problems with alcohol and drugs. He spent ten weeks in treatment and said he was committed to changing his lifestyle.
  • He was benched by the Browns in 2015 after a video surfaced of him partying during the team’s bye week. He had previously told the coaches that he would stay out of trouble and focus on football.
  • He was accused of domestic violence by Colleen Crowley in 2016 after she claimed that he assaulted her at a hotel and in a car. A grand jury indicted him, but the charges were dismissed in 2017 after he agreed to undergo counselling and treatment.
  • He was banned from the CFL in 2019 after violating the terms of his contract. The details of his violation were not disclosed, but it was speculated that he failed to meet the conditions of his agreement, which included regular drug testing and counselling.
  • He was sued by a Los Angeles bartender in 2019 after he allegedly broke his nose during a brawl in 2016. He denied the allegations, and the case was settled out of court.

Social Media

  • Instagram: @jmanziel2
  • Twitter: @JManziel2


Johnny Manziel has appeared in one documentary film and several TV shows, such as:

  • Untold: Johnny Football (2023) – A Netflix documentary that chronicles his rise and fall as a football star and his attempts to overcome his demons.
  • The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014) – A late-night talk show where he was interviewed by Jimmy Fallon and played a game of “Facebreakers” with him.
  • The Late Show with David Letterman (2012) – A late-night talk show where he was interviewed by David Letterman and presented the Top Ten List.

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