- Birth Name Drew Christopher Brees
- Birth Place Austin, Texas
- Famous Name Drew Brees
- Father Eugene Wilson Brees II
- Mother Mina Brees
- Net Worth $130 million
- Salary $20 million
- Nationality American
- Ethnicity White
- Currently Married Yes
- Married to Brittany Brees (m. 2003)
- Divorce N/A
- Children 4
Drew Brees is an American football quarterback for the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League. He was selected by the San Diego Chargers with the first pick in the second round of the 2001 NFL Draft.
Early Life of Drew Brees
The star player of NFL Drew Brees was born on 15th of January 1979 in Dallas Texas. He is of white ethnicity. He carries an American nationality. His Zodiac sign is Capricorn. He is popular as a quarterback for the New Orleans Saints. He has a prolific college football career at Purdue University.]
He was born to Eugene Wilson Brees II and Mina Brees (died in 2009). He has a sister and a brother named Audry Brees and Reid Brees.
He started his NFL career with San Diego Chargers. However, he played the majority of his career with the New Orleans Saints. He made his parents proud of his professional achievements.
Drew Brees Professional career
From his early age, Drew Brees has shown huge concentration towards football. After outshining as a quarterback at Westlake High School, he landed his steps at Purdue University. At Purdue, he played splendidly and led his team to a Big Ten Championship and a Rose Bowl appearance.
Drew Brees started his NFL career in 2001. He was selected by the San Diego Chargers. He played four seasons with Chargers. In 2006, he was picked by the New Orleans Saints. The New Orleans provided him a perfect platform for his career. While playing with New Orleans, he took up coaching from Sean Payton.
His coach endowed him with great technical skills of football. He has been a productive player in 2006 and still doing extremely well in his career. Drew Brees achieved a milestone in his career. His career stats are valuable for the upcoming players. Throughout his career, numerous awards and rewards have honored him. He also worked as an Executive Committee of the National Football League Players Association.
He closed out the 2011 season by setting 6 NFL records, finishing the year with 468 completions for 5,476 yards, edging Tom Brady of the New England Patriots. He averaged 342.25 yards passing per game, which broke Dan Fouts' record of 320.3 in a strike-shortened 1982 season, the record was further surpassed by Peyton Manning.
Drew Brees personal Life
Talking about his personal bio and affairs, he is a married man. It has been almost ten years and Drew Brees has been living an extraordinary life with his high school sweetheart, Brittany Dudchenko. After dating for 5 years, the couple finally tied their knots in February 2003, among their family and friends. Now they have four kids as three sons and a daughter. They named Bowen Christopher Brees, Baylen Robert Brees, Callen Christian Brees and Rylen Judith Brees.
Apart from his love life, the four priorities in Brees's life are faith, family, football, and philanthropy; otherwise known as the "four F's" by Brees. Brees maintains his offseason home in San Diego. Brees released his first book, named Coming Back Stronger: Unleashing the Hidden Power of Adversity, co-authored by Chris Fabry and published by Tyndale House on 6 July 2006. He is a good friend of Eli Manning.
Net Worth, Income, Salary of Drew Brees
The 39 years aged, professional NFL player, Drew Brees is one of the highest paid players in NFL. Drew Brees has racked up nine Pro Bowl selections and a Super Bowl title since he joined the New Orleans Saints in 2006. As of 2018, Drew Brees has an estimated net worth of $130 million, including all of his properties and earnings. His current $20 million-a-year average salary is the highest in the history of the NFL.
Brees ranks No. 1 among the NFL’s highest-paid player between July 2011 and July 2012 with earnings of $49.4 million thanks to a $37 million signing bonus with his new Saints deal.Along with his inside pitch earnings, he has become one of the NFL's most successful pitchmen with more than a dozen endorsement deals, including Nike, Procter & Gamble, PepsiCo, Advocare, Wrangler, Verizon, and Microsoft.
The Brees Dream Foundation has donated more than $25 million to charitable causes and academic institutions in New Orleans, San Diego, and West Lafayette, Purdue communities.