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The Honorable
Manny Pacquiao

Pacquiao in 2013
Senator of the Philippines
Assumed office
June 30, 2016
Member of the Philippine House of Representatives from the Lone Legislative District of Sarangani
In office
June 30, 2010 â€“ June 30, 2016
Preceded by Erwin L. Chiongbian
Succeeded by Roel D. Pacquiao
Personal details
Born Emmanuel Dapidran Pacquiao
(1978-12-17) December 17, 1978 (age 38)
Kibawe, Bukidnon, Philippines
Nationality Filipino
Political party PDP-Laban (2012–2014, 2016–present)
People’s Champ Movement (2010–present)
Other political

United Nationalist Alliance (2012–2016)
Liberal Party (2007, 2010–2012)
Nacionalista Party (2009–2010)
Kabalikat ng Malayang Pilipino (2007–2008)

Spouse(s) Jinkee Jamora (m. 2000)
Children 5

General Santos, Philippines
Kiamba, Sarangani, Philippines

Alma mater

Notre Dame of Dadiangas University
Development Academy of the Philippines

Occupation Athlete
Profession Professional boxer
Known for Eight-division boxing world champion

Boxing is not about your feelings. It's about performance.
Human anger does not produce the righteousness that God desires.
I know what poverty is.
I don't mind having these relatives. I'll give them a little, since they all prayed for my victory.
Manny Pacquiao
I only gave out my opinion that same sex marriage is against the law of God.
Manny Pacquiao
I've already established my (political)machinery. It's like a car. It's fixed already. You just have to get in and drive it.
Manny Pacquiao
I'm not against gay people.
I have to give people time to take a picture, and sign autographs. I have to be generous to people. It is in my heart. Without that, I would not be Manny Pacquiao.
Manny Pacquiao
I eat the same foods almost every day. I have my favorites like Filipino beef broth, chicken soup with lots and lots of rice.
Manny Pacquiao
My #1 driving force is my lord and savior Jesus Christ. Also my family, my wife and children.
Manny Pacquiao
All those who are around me are the bridge to my success, so they are all important.
Manny Pacquiao
I come from a poor family.
Only in death will I relinquish my belts.
Being a Christian means accepting Christ as your savior, your God. That's why you are called a 'Christian.' If you remove Christ, there's only 'ian' and that means 'I am nothing.'
Manny Pacquiao
I don't have secrets in my life. Everything is out there.
I know everyone in the Philippines is happy.
God's words first… obey God's law first before considering the laws of man.
Manny Pacquiao
With experience in boxing, you learn how to be a scientific boxer and how to fight easy.
Manny Pacquiao
You know, America is - for me, it's the best country.
Boxing is a sport. We allow each other to hit each other, but I'm not treating my opponent like my enemy. We're doing a job to entertain people.
Manny Pacquiao
If we don't have God in our life, we're considered dead.
I remember as a little boy I ate one meal a day and sometimes slept in the street. I will never forget that and it inspires me to fight hard, stay strong and remember all the people of my country, trying to achieve better for themselves.
Manny Pacquiao
No notes. You speak from deep in your heart. It's easy.
I've worked in construction, in a factory sewing clothes. I also sold flowers and doughnuts – just odd jobs to try to make 10 pesos, which is equivalent to 20 cents.
Manny Pacquiao
I'm just a regular person who believes life is simple, and I like a simple life.
Manny Pacquiao
Well you know it's dangerous in politics, because especially in the Philippines there's a lot of killing in politics.
Manny Pacquiao
God only expects man and woman to be together and to be legally married, only if they so are in love with each other.
Manny Pacquiao
I want the people of the Philippines to be happy, even if they have nothing.
Manny Pacquiao
The most important thing as a leader is your relationship with God.
Most of leaders in Philippine politics come from rich family.
Nothing personal - I am just doing my job.
Being a public servant, this is a serious job, not like a boxer, you're entertaining people.
Manny Pacquiao
All those who are around me are the bridge to my success, so they are all important.
Manny Pacquiao
I've always fought for my country, in my own way, showing that Filipinos are a strong people and can do anything that they put their minds to.
Manny Pacquiao
I'm not against gay people. I have a relative who is also gay. We can't help it if they were born that way.
Manny Pacquiao
I wanted to be a world champion.
I was just doing my job in the ring and doing my best to make people happy.
Manny Pacquiao
I have a relative who is also gay. We can't help it if they were born that way.
Manny Pacquiao
In boxing you never know who you're going to face in ring.