Manny Pacquiao raffles off PHP 1 million at his grand birthday bash

IMAGE @mannypacquiao on Instagram

Manny Pacquiao (3rd from left) celebrates his 40th birthday at KCC Convention and Events Center in General Santos City. Over 10,000 guests were estimated to have attended the grand party. President Rodrigo Duterte (center) was the night's VIP guest. Also in photo: (L-R) Manny's sons Michael, Jimuel, and Israel; wife Jinkee Pacquiao and their daughters Princess and Queenie.

Manny Pacquiao marked his 40th birthday with a grand celebration in his hometown, General Santos City.

It was held at the KCC Convention and Events Center with over 10,000 guests estimated to have turned up for the lavish birthday bash.

But the most important person in the room was President Rodrigo Duterte who came and personally greeted Manny.

 IMAGE @mannypacquiao on Instagram
 IMAGE @mannypacquiao on Instagram
 IMAGE @mannypacquiao on Instagram

Manny was joined by his mother Dionisia, wife Jinkee, and kids Michael, Jimuel, Princess, Queenie, and Israel.

On Instagram, the sportsman-senator thanked everyone who made his 40th birthday "so special and memorable."

He wrote, "Thank you to my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Thank you to my family, my friends, my colleagues, my team, and all of my fans around the world.

"Without all of you, there would not be a Manny Pacquiao."

His post highlighted the attendance of President Duterte.

Manny turned 40 on December 17.


According to a report by GMA News Online, one of the party highlights was a special song number from Jinkee Pacquio and their children.

But for guests, the grandest part of the night would have to be Manny's raffle prizes.

It was reported that he raffled off appliances, motorcycles, cars, and pickup trucks to the attendees.

Some photos of the prizes were shared through his Instagram Stories.

 IMAGE @mannypacquiao on Instagram

As for the grand raffle prize, Manny reportedly announced to "give out another million pesos for everyone who waited till the wee hours."

 IMAGE @mannypacquiao on Instagram

READ: Manny Pacquiao celebrates birthday with a VIP guest


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