Pace Mannion

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Facts of Pace Mannion

Birth Name
Pace Shewan Mannion
Famous Name
Pace Mannion
Married to
Gaia Bianchi
Currently Married
Jack Mannion
Terry Mannion
Nico Mannion


Career & Net worth

Net Worth
$7 Million
Basketball Player


Married to
Gaia Bianchi
Currently Married

Pace Shewan Mannion a.k.a. Pace Mannion, is an American retired professional basketball player who played in the National Basketball Association (NBA) from 1983-89 and then played for Italian leagues. Most notably, playing with the team of Cantu won the FIBA Korac Cup in 1991, defeating Real Madrid in the final when Mannion scored 35 points. After retirement, he served as a studio analyst for the Utah Jazz television pre-and post-game shows.

Salt Lake City, Utah native Pace Mannion, born on 22nd September 1960, under the star sign Virgo. By nationality, he is an American who belongs to a white ethnic background. The sixty-year-old stands 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) tall and weighs 190 lb (86 kg).

How Much Is Pace Mannion's Net Worth In 2021?

As of 2021, Pace Mannion's net worth is approximately $7 million. He earned his wealth widely through his almost two decades of basketball career.

Pace Pace played in the NBA for almost two decades SOURCE: Bleacher Report

According to the source, he had an annual salary of $70,000 while playing for Utah Jazz in the 1985-86 season. Not exactly, but the veteran player is believed to earn $70,000 to $100,000 per annum while playing in the NBA. From 1989 to 2011, Mannion played in the Italian League, where his annual salary was no less than the six-digit figure.

Pace Mannion' Parents

Mannion was born in an athletic family: his father, Jack Mannion, played in the North-South All-Star Classic in Kentucky. Jack was inducted into the Nevada interscholastic activities Hall of Fame, the football coaches’ Hall of Fame and he is also an honorary member of the Southern Nevada Officials’ Associations and a member of the Brigham Young University Varsity Club.

His mother, Terry Mannion, was a teacher in Midvale Junior High in Salt Lake City who later became a counselor at Valley High School.

Basketball Career

After finishing his collegiate career at the University of Utah, Pace Mannion was picked by the Golden State Warriors in the 1983 NBA Draft. Over six NBA seasons, he played for Golden State Warriors (1983-1984), Utah Jazz (1984-1986), New Jersey Nets (1986-1987), Milwaukee Bucks (1987-1988), Detroit Pistons (1989), and Atlanta Hawks (1989), averaging 3.1 points, 1.2 rebounds and 1.1 assists per game.

Then after he went on to play for the Italian league for various teams S. Clear Cantu (1989-1993), Benetton Treviso (1993-1994), Juve Caserta (1995-1996), CFM Reggio Emilia (1996-1997), Faber Fabriano (1998-2000), and Cordivari Roseto (2000-2001). 

Father Of Nico Mannion

Pace Mannion is married to Gaia Bianchi, a former professional Italian athlete who began playing volleyball professionally at her 14 and had had an illustrious professional career. 

Pace Mannion's wife and son, Nico SOURCE: Facebook

On 14th March 2001, the couple welcomed their son, Nico Mannion. Nico, who holds dual nationality Italian-American, is a pro basketball player who is currently signed to the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association (NBA) on a two-way contract with the Santa Cruz Warriors of the NBA G League. He finished his collegiate career at the Arizona Wildcats. He attended Pinnacle High School in Phoenix, Arizona, and was drafted by the Golden State Warriors like his dad was.

On the other hand, their other son, Pace Mannion PJ, is an artist who is now renowned around the Salt Lake valley for his paintings of famous stars and music legends.

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