Pace Mannion

by Jack Ol 11 Jan,2021
Pace Mannion
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Pace Shewan Mannion
  • Birth Place Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Famous Name Pace Mannion
  • Father Jack Mannion
  • Mother Terry Mannion
  • Net Worth $7 Million
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity White
  • Profession Basketball Player
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Married to Gaia Bianchi
  • Children Nico Mannion

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 was 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 years 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 a basketball career.

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 vetran 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.

Whereas, 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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