American quarterback Drew Brees, who is now retired from the NFL, has a $160 million fortune. He was first in the NFL for quarterback touchdowns and was a tremendous asset for the New Orleans Saints. Brees is regarded by many as one of the best quarterbacks the NFL has ever seen, and by some, he is the best quarterback of all time.
Drew Brees Biography and Net Worth
|Net Worth $160 M|
|Full Name Drew Christopher Brees|
|Birth Date January 15, 1979|
|Age 43 Years|
|Birthplace Dallas, Texas|
|Profession Football player|
|Wife Brittany Dudchenko|
Drew Brees Early Life
Drew On January 15th, 1979, Christopher Brees was born in Dallas, Texas and his parents split when he was seven years old. He was raised with one sibling and the boys had a difficult time the following month, but they grew close and supported one another as they dealt with their feelings. Brees was interested in a variety of sports, most notably basketball, before he finally began playing flag football in high school. Brees returned to athletics after suffering a catastrophic knee injury and developed into a promising quarterback for his high school squad. His 314 throws completed and 50 touchdowns were astounding numbers. Brees broke multiple records and received countless honors by the time his college football career came to a close and earned an industrial management degree from Purdue in 2001.
Drew Brees Career
The San Diego Chargers took him in the 2001 Draft but his first season was limited by the fact that he was second-string quarterback to Doug Flutie. Brees, who took over as the starter’s replacement, amassed over 200 throwing yards and his first touchdown. He has taken over Flutie’s position as the starting quarterback by 2002. Phillip Rivers was the Chargers’ new quarterback before the 2004 campaign. Against Rivers, Brees defended his role as the starting quarterback. In fact, Drew had his finest season to date in 2004, recording a 65.5% passing completion rate and a 104.8 passer rating. Brees’s team the Chargers also won the famous American Football Conference’s Western Division during for the first time in ten years in year 2004.
He was voted Sportsman of the Year by Sports Illustrated in 2010 after collecting numerous honors and guiding the Saints to their first Super Bowl victory. Brees led the league in passing yards, passing touchdowns, and completion percentage in 2011, earning the coveted “triple crown”.
Drew Brees Wife
Brees wed Brittany Dudchenko, his college love in February 2003 and the couple is blessed with three sons and a daughter.
Drew Brees Net Worth
The estimated net worth of Drew Brees is $160 million dollars as of 2022 and his compensation alone in NFL in his first two decades is almost 250 million dollars. He receives $15 million year on average from endorsements and he signed a one-year, $8 million contract with the Chargers in 2005. He joined the Saints in 2006 for a 6-year, $60 million contract that also included roughly $22 million in bonuses. Since 2006, he has inked a series of contracts, including a five-year, $100 million contract and a two-year, $50 million agreement signed in 2018.
Drew Brees Height and Weight
|Height 6 ft.|
|Weight 95 kg|
|Eye Color Blue|
|Hair Color Brown|