Drew Brees is a former American football quarterback who spent the majority of his career with the NLF’s New Orleans Saints. Furthermore, Drew Brees has the second-highest NFL career pass completion percentage, as well as the second-highest career touchdown passes, passing yards, pass completions, and pass attempts. In 2020, he announced his retirement and began working as an analyst for NBC Sunday Night Football.
|Full Name:||Drew Brees|
|Born Date:||15 Jan 1979|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Scorpio, Virgo, Taurus|
|Profession:||former NFL player, analyst|
|Height:||6 feet 0 inches (1.83m)|
|Married Date:||February 3, 2003|
|Net Worth||$120 million|
|Hair Color||light brown|
|Birth Place||Dallas, Texas|
|Father||Eugene Wilson Brees II|
Drew Brees Biography
Drew Christopher Brees, better known as Drew Brees, was born on January 15, 1979 in Dallas, Texas, USA. He is currently 43 years old and a citizen of the United States. His zodiac sign is Capricorn, and he is of unknown ethnicity. In terms of his parents, he is the son of Eugene Wilson Brees II (father) and Mina Brees (mother) (mother).
His parents both worked in a law firm, his father as a trial lawyer and his mother as a well-known attorney. Audrey and Reid Brees are his two younger siblings. Drew’s parents divorced when he was seven years old.
Drew Brees Education
He went to St. Andrew’s Episcopal School and participated in three sports: basketball, baseball, and football. He was more interested in football, though, and he led the ‘Westlake High School’ football team to a 16-0 victory and state championship. Later, he enrolled at Purdue University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in industrial management in 2001.
Drew Brees Height, Weight
Drew Brees stands 6 feet tall, weighs 95 kg, and has blue eyes and light brown hair. Furthermore, there is no additional information available about Drew’s other body measurements.
In terms of his professional career, he began playing for the ‘San Diego Chargers’ after being selected in the 2001 NFL Draft. Furthermore, on November 4, 2001, he made his debut against the Kansas City Chiefs. During the 2004 season, he appeared in 15 games and helped his team to a 12-4 victory. After a decade, the team won the ‘AFC West’ tournament, and he was an obvious choice for the ‘2004 Pro Bowl.’ He tore his labrum in 2005 and underwent surgery. When the ‘San Diego Chargers’ refused to increase his salary, he joined the other team and signed a six-year, $60 million contract on March 14, 2006.
Furthermore, his team won the ‘NFC South Division’ title despite dealing with the devastation of Hurricane Katrina. After accumulating 4418 passing yards and 26 touchdowns, he was named the starting quarterback for the ‘2007 Pro Bowl.’ He finished the 2008 season with 5,069 yards, making him only the second quarterback in NFL history to do so.
His outstanding play during his six-year contract ensured an extension, and on July 13, 2012, the ‘New Orleans Saints’ offered him a five-year contract worth $100 million, the most ever paid to an NFL player. On October 4, 2015, he completed a stunning 80-yard touchdown pass to C.J. Spiller, helping the team defeat the Dallas Cowboys 26-20.
Later that year, he surpassed the 60,000-yard mark in only 215 games. That year, he had a 96-match winning streak with unbroken 300-yard games. He finished the 2016 season with a completion percentage of 70%, but despite his outstanding performance of 5,208 passing yards, his team failed to make the playoffs. He announced his retirement in 2020 and began working as an analyst for NBC Sunday Night Football.
Drew Brees Net Worth
As an NFL player, he received numerous awards and nominations. In 1999, he was a finalist for the ‘Davey O’Brien Award.’ The following year, he won the Maxwell Award for ‘Nation’s Outstanding Player.’ He received the ‘Big Ten Medal of Honor’ three times during his NCAA football career. Furthermore, his university honored him with the ‘Purdue’s Leonard Wilson Award’ for his dedication and selflessness.
In 2009, he was also inducted into the ‘Purdue Intercollegiate Athletics Hall of Fame.’ Furthermore, he was named co-chair of the ‘Council of Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition by US President Barack Obama in 2010 alongside gymnast Dominique Dawes. Drew Brees has amassed a sizable fortune during his career. As an NFL player, he currently has an estimated net worth of $120 million as of December 2022.
Drew Brees Wife, Marriage
Drew Brees is a husband and father of two children. On February 3, 2003, he married Brittany Dudchenko. Baylen Robert Brees, Bowen Christopher Brees, Callen Christian Brees, and Rylen Judith Brees are the names of the couple’s four children. Drew Brees is not currently involved in any controversy or rumor. Aside from them, he is concentrating on his NFL career.